Category Archives: News and politics

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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QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Energy? | HP

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Energy? | HP The tech sector has become integral to societal progress and success, but how has tech influenced energy consumption and what does it mean for us going forward? Take our quiz to … Continue reading

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AEI Online Event “The pivot to Asia: Rhetoric isn’t enough”

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 The pivot to Asia: Rhetoric isn’t enough Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch will be served. AEI, Twelfth Floor | 1150 Seventeenth Street, NW | Washington, DC 20036 Rep. J. Randy Forbes … Continue reading

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What’s HOT and what’s NOT in the US Real Estate Market as of Spring 2015

When it comes to negotiating power, it’s better to be a home seller in the Bay Area and a buyer in Philadelphia. Zillow’s spring analysis of buyers’ and sellers’ markets across the U.S. looked at how long homes spend on … Continue reading

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IMAGES: China ‘building runway in disputed South China Sea’

China is rapidly building an airstrip on an artificial island in disputed South China Sea waters, recent satellite pictures show, potentially ramping up tensions with several Southeast Asian neighbours. Fiery Cross in the Spratly Islands was little more than a … Continue reading

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PICTURE: The undersea domain in Asia

(2014) Chinese Navy submarines and warships take part in an international fleet review. While Chinese surface vessels wrangle with their regional counterparts over disputed waters in the East and South China Seas, a quieter but potentially deadlier competition is taking … Continue reading

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