New Energy Bill: Reducing Our Dependence on Foreign Oil

The U. S. economy is feeling the brunt of skyrocketing oil prices as the nation's dependence on foreign oil continues to grow. We need a responsible energy plan to reduce our reliance on foreign oil. President Bush and Senator Kerry appear to be skirting the real issues involved. Growing... Read More

America and its Collision Course

Energy ESP #7 - America and its Collision CourseCrude oil explodes through $46.50 as the problems are growing -It's bigger than Iraq, bigger than Bin Laden and even bigger thanthe next election. America has entered into an exhaustive racefor survival - And nobody is talking about it.Talking about what you... Read More

Positive Effects of Carbon Dioxide for Plant Growth

Many articles have been written about the negative effects of carbon dioxide. Sick Building Syndrome, loss of concentration due to high levels of carbon dioxide, asphyxiation in breweries or wine cellars, all these things spring to mind when we hear the magic phrase carbon dioxide. Yet, perhaps today when Venus... Read More

Marine News - Summer 2004 - Our Ocean Environment

Our oceans are home to many marine mammals, fish, turtles, corals and others. The delicate balance between man and the ocean is constantly being challenged by the demands of our society. Most of our planet is covered by water, a necessary ingredient of human life. The state of our oceans... Read More

How Body Piercing Works -- The Ins and Outs of this Cutting Edge Process

Body piercing (defined as any piercing beyond the standard earlobe piercing) has become such a popular form of body modification that between five and ten percent of the population of the United States has indulged in at least one form of it at some time in their lives. In most... Read More

The Joy of Recycling

I have always been an advocate of recycling. Even though I am not always convinced of its financial viability, I am thoroughly convinced of its value as a means of increasing public awareness of the cost of our consumerism. In the 20+ years I have been in the organizing profession,... Read More

Energy and America

America is entering into a time of Energy crisis. It could easily be the greatest crisis that human-kind is to face. America can not continue to lead the world econimcally and drain it dry at the same time. The National Collegiate Clean Energy Initiative is working to unite American students... Read More

Diamond Flashes

Beyond magnificence and splendor, the world of diamonds evolves on stirred grounds. When the stake is so important, interests collide. But technology develops following its onward course. Here are some interesting off-stage events in the diamond industry and innovations in technology.De Beers sued by head of the Diamond BourseDerek Parsons,... Read More

The Valuable Individual

How can we, as individuals, participate in waste management? Because some of us are so overwhelmed with Earth's problems, we feel that our contributions have no real consequence in the end. For others, social barriers can be an issue. A lady we once knew confessed that she did not want... Read More

Trash Talk Your Way to a Better World

North Americans account for less than 10% of the world's population, yet we produce 50% of the world's garbage and consume more than 33% of it's resources. If everyone consumed like the average North American, we would require three Earths!Authors Dave and Lillian Brummet offer an upbeat, proactive look at... Read More

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Saving People in Disaster Crisis, Concept

So often when we see huge Natural Disasters there are... Read More

DNA Testing Breaks Down Barriers in the Court Room

DNA testing has three major applications for forensic studies: identification... Read More

Troubleshooting Pump Problems the Easy Way

In any problem analysis, we have to specify the problem,... Read More

Hominid Inter-breeding

'Kenyanthropus platyops': - Perhaps the 6,000,000 year old men found... Read More

Electromagnetism, The Universe, And You

An electric current produces a magnetic field. This is the... Read More

Alchemy: Turning Rocks to Gold Since the Middle Ages!

Alchemy. Such a misunderstood science. I hope this article can... Read More

Hobbits and Lice

HOBBITS AND LICE:In late 2004 the media was all agog... Read More

Einstein Half Dead

100 years ago Albert Einstein developed his Relativity Theory of... Read More

We Have Come Along Way in Our Exploitation of Transportation

We sure have come along way since the horse and... Read More

Medical Miracle or Mistake?

Fundamental elements of life and the aspects of cloning bring... Read More

Using High Altitude Blimp Cell Phone Communication

By allowing high altitude Satellite Type Balloons or Blimps with... Read More

Acoustic Transducers and Light Waves for VSTOL, a Concept

Is it possible to use many acoustic transducers underneath an... Read More

Composite Materials in Ships, Pipelines, Liners and Aircraft

One future problem, which has not sufficiently been addressed, is... Read More

Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Mudslides: Extreme Events - What Do They Mean?

In lieu of recent, tumultuous occurrences, people are more compelled... Read More

Military Convoy Artificial Tubes for Safe Travel

There appears to be a way to control the safety... Read More

Increasing Human Brain Power, Concept

Is it possible to increase the human brainpower? Not just... Read More

Cord Blood and Its Uses

Cord blood is the blood left in the umbilical cord... Read More

Tsunami warnings by 2006

Experts from the United Nations and Indian Ocean countries agreed... Read More

What is Science?

Students often ask; "What exactly is science?" Professors explain by... Read More

The Joy of Recycling

I have always been an advocate of recycling. Even though... Read More

Pre-empt the Radiation or Die

At West Point, in a speech, President George W. Bush... Read More

Enemy UAV Defense is under consideration

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles should be shot down from the air... Read More

51 Easy, Eco-Friendly Ways You Can Help Sustain Planet Earth

1. Air dry your laundry.2. Ask your utility companies for... Read More

The Intricacies of a Compound Microscope

Have you ever used a compound microscope? Your first thought... Read More

Living In Arizona Boulders--Where Did They Come From?

When most people think of building a secluded home, they... Read More