Elon Musk’s Boring Company wants to sell you its excavated rock in ‘LEGO-like’ kits

http://bigthink.com/news/elon-musks-boring-company-plans-to-sell-excavated-rock-in-lego-like-kits March 27, 2018 by STEPHEN JOHNSON The Boring Company, Elon Musk’s venture that aims to solve traffic congestion with underground tunnels that would transport cars on “electric skates” at high speeds, excavates tons of rock in the process of digging tunnels. What’s the company to do with all that rock? Musk wants to hollow it … Continue reading Elon Musk’s Boring Company wants to sell you its excavated rock in ‘LEGO-like’ kits

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ANTARTIC ICE SHEET MELTING FROM BELOW

Largest ice sheet melting from below By Chris Mooney The Washington Post Scientists at institutions in the United States and Australia on Friday published a set of unprecedented ocean observations near the largest glacier of the largest ice sheet in the world: Totten glacier, East Antarctica. And the result was a troubling confirmation of what … Continue reading ANTARTIC ICE SHEET MELTING FROM BELOW

DO WE SEE REALITY AS IT IS?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1310&v=oYp5XuGYqqY SEE ALSO: https://www.quantamagazine.org/20160421-the-evolutionary-argument-against-reality/   Look around you. What do you see? Other people going about their business? Rooms with tables and chairs? Nature with its sky, grass and trees? All that stuff, it's really there, right? Even if you were to disappear right now — poof! — the rest of the world would … Continue reading DO WE SEE REALITY AS IT IS?

Pentaquark Particle Spotted

Forsaken Pentaquark Particle Spotted at CERN Exotic subatomic particle confirmed at Large Hadron Collider after earlier false sightings By Matthew Chalmers, Nature magazine on July 14, 2015 CERN / LHCb Collaboration An exotic particle made up of five quarks has been discovered a decade after experiments seemed to rule out its existence. The short-lived ‘pentaquark’ was spotted by … Continue reading Pentaquark Particle Spotted

Astronomers Report Finding Earliest Stars That Enriched Cosmos

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/18/science/space/astronomers-report-finding-earliest-stars-that-enriched-cosmos.html?_r=0 By DENNIS OVERBYE, JUNE 17, 2015 Astronomers said Wednesday that they had discovered a lost generation of monster stars that ushered light into the universe after the Big Bang and jump-started the creation of the elements needed for planets and life before disappearing forever. Modern-day stars like our sun have a healthy mix of … Continue reading Astronomers Report Finding Earliest Stars That Enriched Cosmos

Teen Medical Cannabis Patient: “I’d Rather Be Illegally Alive than Legally Dead”

http://theantimedia.org/teen-medical-cannabis-patient-id-rather-be-illegally-alive-than-legally-dead/ by Carey Wedler June 16, 2015 CBS Channel 4 news report video link http://denver.cbslocal.com/video?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=11596300   (ANTIMEDIA) As the tide turns irreversibly toward cannabis legalization, a fifteen-year-old patient perfectly summarized the main argument for its use. At a symposium on medical marijuana research in Denver over the weekend, Coltyn Turner explained, “I’d rather be illegally alive … Continue reading Teen Medical Cannabis Patient: “I’d Rather Be Illegally Alive than Legally Dead”

Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana’s Secrets

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2015/06/marijuana/sides-text Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana’s Secrets As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease. "There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever. "In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial mounds … Continue reading Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana’s Secrets