Category Archives: News and politics

The 40,000 mile volcano

Oceanographers have inaugurated a deep-sea observatory to study the volcanoes and hydrothermal vents of the Juan de Fuca mid ocean ridge, a dark ecosystem where the Earth’s tectonic plates are spreading apart.   SOURCE

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San Diego Fleet Week Sea & Air Parade this Sep. 10-15th is the first of it’s kind since 8 years ago…

Fleet Week Sea & Air Parade San Diego Bay San Diego, CA 92101 https://www.fleetweeksandiego.org/events/the-port-of-san-diego-sea-air-parade/ Region: Downtown Date: September 10 – September 15, 2016 Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM Price: Free VIP – $150 Venue: San Diego Bay Follow Us … Continue reading

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Two Chinese fighter jets carried out an “unsafe” intercept on a US Reconnaissance Plane over the South China Sea

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2016- Two Chinese fighter jets carried out an “unsafe” intercept of a U.S. military aircraft on Tuesday over the South China Sea, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. The incident took place in international airspace as the U.S. … Continue reading

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What do Americans do with their tax refunds?

According to a recent National Retail Federation study, almost 55% of young adults plan to turn their refunds into savings. If you are getting a refund this year, think about adding to your savings account or investing in a CD. … Continue reading

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US Sends 3 Nuclear Stealth Bombers to Pacific

WASHINGTON — The United States has deployed three B-2 Spirit nuclear stealth bombers to support U.S. Pacific Command, U.S. Strategic Command announced Wednesday. The aircraft are the United States’ most advanced bomber and part of its nuclear deterrent defenses. It … Continue reading

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2015 Report: How much H-1B visa holders make in the U.S.

Ever wondered how much H-1B visa holders make? Now’s your chance to find out: San Francisco-based engineer Theo Negri has released a database of H-1B applications, searchable by company. Whenever a firm based in the United States wants to bring … Continue reading

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Huge Arctic Waves

Scientists have recently measured huge waves where you would never suspect. Watch this video on The Scene.

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Russia Planning to Build Permanent Base on the Moon

https://news.yahoo.com/video/russia-planning-build-permanent-moon-023300273.html?format=embed Russia’s eventual manned mission to the moon will involve the payload and the upper stage of the Angara A5 heavy lift carrier rocket. The rockets, all launched in pairs, will carry a piece of equipment essential to the moon … Continue reading

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New Legislation Enables Commercial Exploration and Use of Space Resources

The United States Senate just recently passed legislation that significantly advances the cause of opening space resources to humanity. Title IV of S.1297, also referred to as the U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitive Act of 2015, promotes the right of … Continue reading

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Can we afford to go to space?

Space is not a government program; it’s the rest of the Universe. Private space business is now a major factor, bent on finding investors interested in generating profits by making space more accessible to more people. Space business pays taxes … Continue reading

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