Archive for August, 2005

Over Three Hundred Proofs of God's Existence

August 29th, 2005 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Over Three Hundred Proofs of God's Existence

Over Three Hundred Proofs of God's Existence Yaaaaahooooooooo!!!!

The terawatt challenge - Richard Smalley's top 10 problems

August 29th, 2005 / Energy Transition, Newswire / Comments Off on The terawatt challenge - Richard Smalley's top 10 problems

The terawatt challenge - Richard Smalley's top 10 problems

WorldChanging: Winning the Great Wager

August 29th, 2005 / Energy Transition, Newswire / Comments Off on WorldChanging: Winning the Great Wager

WorldChanging: Winning the Great Wager Excellent summation of entire sustainability dilemma.

Montana's governor eyes coal to solve U.S. fuel costs - Yahoo! News

August 26th, 2005 / Energy Transition, Newswire / Comments Off on Montana's governor eyes coal to solve U.S. fuel costs - Yahoo! News

Montana's governor eyes coal to solve U.S. fuel costs - Yahoo! News Great idea!

LA Weekly: News: Bush's Energy Disaster

August 26th, 2005 / Energy Transition, Newswire / Comments Off on LA Weekly: News: Bush's Energy Disaster

LA Weekly: News: Bush's Energy Disaster Couldn't have said it better myself.

9 States in Plan to Cut Emissions by Power Plants - New York Times

August 23rd, 2005 / Energy Transition, Newswire / Comments Off on 9 States in Plan to Cut Emissions by Power Plants - New York Times

9 States in Plan to Cut Emissions by Power Plants - New York Times Finally a step in the right direction. Going to be hard to do without ...

FedEx throws switch on California hub's solar-power energy system - 2005-08-09

August 9th, 2005 / Energy Transition, Newswire / Comments Off on FedEx throws switch on California hub's solar-power energy system - 2005-08-09

FedEx (NYSE: FDX) activated the solar-power system Tuesday during the dedication of the hub at Oakland International Airport. The solar-power system is California's largest corporate solar-power installation and ...

God vs. Darwin: no contest - The Boston Globe

August 9th, 2005 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on God vs. Darwin: no contest - The Boston Globe

''Intelligent design" boils down to the claim sarcastically summed up by aerospace engineer and science consultant Rand Simberg on his blog, Transterrestrial Musings: ''I'm not smart enough to figure out ...

From Superstition to Savagery

August 8th, 2005 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on From Superstition to Savagery

PALANI, India -- At sundown, Pusanidevi Manjhi recalled, nine village men stormed into her house shouting, "Witch, witch!" and dragged her out by her hair as her six small children ...

Chemist Tries to Solve World's Energy Woes

August 7th, 2005 / Energy Transition, Newswire / Comments Off on Chemist Tries to Solve World's Energy Woes

August 07,2005 | CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Daniel Nocera arrives at his office at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology by 7 a.m., goes home 13 hours later -- where he often ...

NEC develops organic battery for IT use | InfoWorld | News | 2005-08-04 | By Martyn Williams, IDG News Service

August 5th, 2005 / Energy Transition, Newswire / Comments Off on NEC develops organic battery for IT use | InfoWorld | News | 2005-08-04 | By Martyn Williams, IDG News Service

Researchers at NEC have developed a new type of rechargeable battery that is based on organic compounds and could be useful in a wide range of IT-related applications, they said ...

FT.com / Markets / Commodities - Cocktail of concerns push crude to new highs

August 5th, 2005 / Energy Transition, Newswire / Comments Off on FT.com / Markets / Commodities - Cocktail of concerns push crude to new highs

Crude oil futures hit another record high this week on a series of factors including the death of King Fahd of Saudi Arabia, a coup in Mauritania, the death of ...

Carbon copy canine reignites ethical debate over human cloning - Yahoo! News

August 5th, 2005 / Future Tech, Newswire / Comments Off on Carbon copy canine reignites ethical debate over human cloning - Yahoo! News

SEOUL (AFP) - The world's first cloning of a dog has raised concerns that scientists are one step closer to replicating human beings, despite the breakthrough pointing to treatments for ...

ENN: Environmental News Network Grad Student Believes Wood May Replace Oil

August 4th, 2005 / Energy Transition, Newswire / Comments Off on ENN: Environmental News Network Grad Student Believes Wood May Replace Oil

MOSCOW, Idaho — A University of Idaho graduate student believes the answer to the world's crude oil crisis grows on trees. Juan Andres Soria says he has developed a process ...

08.02.2005 - Faster carbon dioxide emissions will overwhelm capacity of land and ocean to absorb carbon

August 4th, 2005 / Current Affairs, Newswire / Comments Off on 08.02.2005 - Faster carbon dioxide emissions will overwhelm capacity of land and ocean to absorb carbon

BERKELEY 013 One in a new generation of computer climate models that include the effects of Earth's carbon cycle indicates there are limits to the planet's ability to absorb ...

wnbc.com - News - NYPD Officials Reveal Details Of London Bombing

August 3rd, 2005 / Current Affairs, Newswire / Comments Off on wnbc.com - News - NYPD Officials Reveal Details Of London Bombing

"Initially it was thought that perhaps the materials were high-end military explosives that were smuggled, but it turns out not to be the case," Kelly said. "It's more like these ...

EV World: The Other Side of the 'Trolley Conspiracy'

August 3rd, 2005 / Current Affairs, Newswire / Comments Off on EV World: The Other Side of the 'Trolley Conspiracy'

In preparing his Op-Ed, "Trolley Folly of Decades Past Still Affects Transit Systems," published July 24th issue of the Salt Lake City Tribune, Roger McDonough has unfortunately failed to fully ...

The Terrorists' Motivation: Islam by Edwin A. Locke and Alex Epstein -- Capitalism Magazine

August 3rd, 2005 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on The Terrorists' Motivation: Islam by Edwin A. Locke and Alex Epstein -- Capitalism Magazine

The continued attacks by Islamic terrorists against the West--most recently, the horrific suicide bombings in London--have led many to ask, what is the motivation of the terrorists? Commentators are eager ...

Wired News | Gay-Marriage Ban Group Sues Calif. AG

August 2nd, 2005 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Wired News | Gay-Marriage Ban Group Sues Calif. AG

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The sponsors of a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage sued California's attorney general Tuesday over the summary the state prepared for the group's ...

Redesign Is Seen for Next Craft, NASA Aides Say - New York Times

August 2nd, 2005 / Future Tech, Newswire / Comments Off on Redesign Is Seen for Next Craft, NASA Aides Say - New York Times

For its next generation of space vehicles, NASA has decided to abandon the design principles that went into the aging space shuttle, agency officials and private experts say. ...

FOXNews.com - Politics - Bush: Schools Should Teach 'Intelligent Design' Alongside Evolution

August 1st, 2005 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on FOXNews.com - Politics - Bush: Schools Should Teach 'Intelligent Design' Alongside Evolution

WASHINGTON 014 President Bush (search) said Monday he believes schools should discuss "intelligent design" (search) alongside evolution (search) when teaching students about the creation of life. ...