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The Promise and Peril

April 3, 2012 0 Comments
The Promise and Peril

I suppose it could be said of every age in human history that there was “great promise and peril” involved with all we could imagine to do and build. I wonder if today’s dichotomy is more extreme. I have often heard it said that we are currently in a

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Lethal Radiation Still Around Fukushima

August 5, 2011 3 Comments

Yet another follow-up to start out today’s blog post – something that mainstream media sources have ceased covering even though the situation seems to get worse by the day. It is the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan. While the country’s economy has returned to a reasonable amount of normalcy, the danger is not gone. Before […]

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Can the weather help predict earthquakes?

July 13, 2011 0 Comments
Can the weather help predict earthquakes?

Due to the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, devastating tornadoes in the U.S. and various other disasters, 2011 is already the costliest year for weather disasters in recorded history. Through the first 6 months of 2011 natural disasters have resulted in $265 billion in losses. The second place year was 2005 when losses were about […]

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No More Fission Nuclear Power?

June 15, 2011 4 Comments
No More Fission Nuclear Power?

Remember the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan that got hit by the earthquake and tsunami. It turns out that the damage was much more significant than authorities let on in the beginning. Apparently there was a complete meltdown of three reactors and a partial meltdown of the fourth on the day of the tragedy. Much more radiation […]

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