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102. The Other Terrorism

Clearly, terrorism has dramatically affected most of Earth’s citizens. Airplane
travel and other modes of transportation are affected, people live in fear, disastrous mass migrations have occurred, and governments have toppled. 544 more words

Politics

What is a supergrid? - Jan 16th 2017, 23:57 BY H.H.

ENERGY distribution has come a long way since the early 20th century, when cities pumped pressurised fluids to homes and businesses to power pneumatic machines. Today, energy flows around entire countries in the form of electricity. 214 more words

Point Of Interest

1/4/17 Fake News

Note: I started this on 12/27/16. The topic of fake news is still standing like a windmill under siege by Don Quixote.  And-da-one-and-da-two . . . 3,100 more words

States Re-Examine Security After Russia-Linked Malware Targets Utility In Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Several states around the country on Saturday asked cybersecurity experts to re-examine state and utility networks after a Vermont utility’s laptop was found to contain malware that U.S. 757 more words

News

Nuclear is looking better and better, eh?

Addendum to my last post: This is a bit of something by Steven DenBeste which I saved back in 2007(?). It concerns another aspect of  electrical generation which the Gubmint and the renewable energy co-coreligionists never (ever) talk about when touting Solar power. 1,277 more words

Pen As Sword - Social Commentary

Six maps that show America’s vast infrastructure -- much of which is past its sell-by date


Click to enlargeRAILROADS

Probably 99% of these rails and roadbeds aren’t suitable for any traffic more demanding than 1950. Most industrial or wannabe-modern nations work at keeping the capability of their national rail system up-to-date. 61 more words

Culture