Monthly Archives: March 2013

Alan Greenspan himself Now Says It’s Time To ‘End The Fed’

For a long time, gold standard advocates in the United States have had differing viewpoints about whether a new gold standard system might take place with existing institutions, such as the Federal Reserve, or whether it would take place with … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: NEW Hypersonic SpaceLiner to fly from Europe to Australia in just 90 minutes!

The rocket-powered hypersonic plane SpaceLiner, designed by the German Aerospace Center’s Institute of Space Systems, aims to send passengers from Europe to Australia in 90 minutes by 2050. The design is expected to evolve, but currently includes a rocket booster … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: Deep Space Industries plans on mining asteroids in space by the year 2015

Deep Space Industries, a newly established private company, has announced it plans to deploy a mining company into space by the year 2015 with the goal of extracting raw materials from nearby asteroids. The asteroids are believed to contain gases … Continue reading

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New Study Shows Iraq War has Costed $2.2 Trillion (and climbing) w/ +190K Lives Lost

WASHINGTON — The U.S.-led war in Iraq claimed 190,000 lives and will cost the U.S. government at least $2.2 trillion, according to the findings of a project at Brown University released Thursday. The Costs of War report, released ahead of … Continue reading

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MAP: The Island of Singapore

Officially the Republic of Singapore, this Southeast Asian island city-state off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula is located 137 kilometers (85 mi) north of the equator. An island country made up of 63 islands, it is separated from Malaysia by … Continue reading

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DOWNLOADABLE REPORT: Alternatives to a Military Response to 9/11

  What could the United States have done except make war on the people who perpetrated or abetted the attacks of 9/11? Wasn’t war the only possibility? The alternatives for finding and holding accountable those guilty of the 9/11 attacks, … Continue reading

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VIDEO: President Dwight Eisenhower’s Farewell Address to the nation January 17, 1961

President Eisenhower’s 1961 farewell address, in which he warned of the “unwarranted influence” of the military-industrial complex and appealed for an “alert and knowledgeable citizenry” as the only force able to balance the contrasting demands of security and liberty in … Continue reading

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Squaring a Triangle; Extraordinary Building Plans for a Tower in Downtown Vancouver

This mixed-use residential tower will mark the entry point to downtown Vancouver. The tower reinvents the local typology of a slender tower coupled with a podium, while responding to a difficult site, preserving views and activating the pedestrian realm. The … Continue reading

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