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by williatw
Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: Extraterrestrial colony companies
Replies: 23
Views: 5775

Re: Extraterrestrial colony companies

Musk vs. Bezos: The Battle of the Space Billionaires Heats Up SpaceX and Blue Origin compete to commercialize Earth orbit and beyond https://spectrum.ieee.org/image/MzE5NjUzMA.jpeg The commercial space business has blossomed over the past decade. Two companies, though, have grabbed the spotlight, e...
by williatw
Fri Dec 21, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Sell The Whitehouse to Trump
Replies: 950
Views: 120410

Re: Sell The Whitehouse to Trump

Reconciliation (nuclear option) is a legislative process of the United States Congress that allows expedited passage of certain budgetary legislation on spending, revenues, and the federal debt limit with a simple majority vote in both the House (218 votes) and Senate (51 votes). Senate rules prohi...
by williatw
Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: Sell The Whitehouse to Trump
Replies: 950
Views: 120410

Re: Sell The Whitehouse to Trump

House approves spending bill with $5.7B for border wall The House of Representatives Thursday approved a bill that would fund most of the federal government through early February -- and provides $5.7 billion for President Trump's long-promised border wall, increasing the chances of a partial gover...
by williatw
Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Factor X have we finally found the fountain of Youth?
Replies: 324
Views: 71468

Re: Factor X have we finally found the fountain of Youth?

An Interview with Reason – Near-Term Life Extension Therapies Tam Hunt December 12, 2018 What are the most promising near-term therapies that may actually turn back the clock on biological aging? Senolytic treatment, obviously, is the one that is here already and is presently available. It is fortu...
by williatw
Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Extraterrestrial colony companies
Replies: 23
Views: 5775

Re: Extraterrestrial colony companies

Exploring Bennu, the $670 billion asteroid headed toward Earth About a week after Mars InSight touched down on Mars, another NASA space probe, OSIRIS-REx, arrived in orbit around an asteroid headed toward Earth called Bennu. The probe will spend the next two years mapping and examining Bennu. OSIRI...
by williatw
Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Sell The Whitehouse to Trump
Replies: 950
Views: 120410

Re: Sell The Whitehouse to Trump

This excerpt is from a psychological profile of Donald Trump made before the 2016 election: Military school reinforced the strong work ethic and sense of discipline Trump had learned from his father. And it taught him how to deal with aggressive men, like his intimidating baseball coach, Theodore Do...
by williatw
Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Sell The Whitehouse to Trump
Replies: 950
Views: 120410

Re: Sell The Whitehouse to Trump

Can't vouch for the truth of this: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Will Retire from the US Supreme Court in January, 2019 Speaking privately, a law clerk says the Justice's Cancer has come out of remission https://www.smobserved.com/home/cms_data/dfault/photos/stories/id/5/8/3658/.TEMP/s_topTEMP425x425-...
by williatw
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: News
Topic: SpaceX News
Replies: 2232
Views: 346526

Re: SpaceX News

National Geographic has an episode of their Mars series out where they go behind the scenes for the Falcon Heavy launch. Definitely worth watching: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/tv/watch/12e413e68c538ba79a298f709efc1607/ Haven't watched that series...any discussion of how said hypothetical fut...
by williatw
Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Extraterrestrial colony companies
Replies: 23
Views: 5775

Re: Extraterrestrial colony companies

I have to agree wholeheartedly. Our next big step needs to be the availability of cheap dependable energy for the long-term. We can go back to our historical record and find civilization after civilization basically collapsed because the lack of available energy to overcome flood, famine, climate c...
by williatw
Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: Extraterrestrial colony companies
Replies: 23
Views: 5775

Re: Extraterrestrial colony companies

Typical Brown bias. The article demonstrates some leaps of logic, and a lot of naivety regarding what is currently going on in space as well. Meh. I think two things are going to drive the future of humanity, and they are interrelated in a big way: The coming (I hope) Energy Age, and its enablement...
by williatw
Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Extraterrestrial colony companies
Replies: 23
Views: 5775

Re: Extraterrestrial colony companies

Make Outer Space Great Again http://www.brownpoliticalreview.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/moon-structure-church-sky-night-architecture-1446371-pxhere.com_-897x494.jpg Nationalism is not an uncommon topic in Mike Pence’s faith. One relevant principle promoted among some evangelical communities is ...
by williatw
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Factor X have we finally found the fountain of Youth?
Replies: 324
Views: 71468

Re: Factor X have we finally found the fountain of Youth?

The Observer Cancer research A cure for cancer: how to kill a killer Revolutionary work on the body’s immune system and a host of new drug trials mean that beating cancer may be achievable https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/c94814a441a81079e6a25e55769b6d0400e2c592/0_258_5000_3265/master/5000.jpg?width=...
by williatw
Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: News
Topic: EM Drive
Replies: 672
Views: 187386

Re: EM Drive

Why DARPA Is Betting a Million Bucks on an "Impossible" Space Drive Agency responsible with filling the government's coffers with cutting-edge tech is funding a controversial drive that's based on unproven science. By David Hambling Nov 2, 2018 https://hips.hearstapps.com/hmg-prod.s3.amaz...
by williatw
Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: Sell The Whitehouse to Trump
Replies: 950
Views: 120410

Re: Sell The Whitehouse to Trump

This could very likely be huge: Trump Wants to Curb Birthright Citizenship, Escalating Immigration Debate Legal scholars dismiss the idea, saying a president lacks standing to do it on his own https://images.wsj.net/im-33611?width=620&aspect_ratio=1.5 President Trump in the past has called birth...
by williatw
Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Factor X have we finally found the fountain of Youth?
Replies: 324
Views: 71468

Re: Factor X have we finally found the fountain of Youth?

No shit: Sloppy science bears substantial blame for Americans' bad eating habits https://www.latimes.com/resizer/V7yAaNlrH8JGi3zak3HX6Q2LJvI=/1400x0/www.trbimg.com/img-5bbc0e18/turbine/la-1539051025-njoigblfn9-snap-image Brian Wansink poses for a photo in a food lab at Cornell University in Ithaca, ...

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