Buckminster Fuller once said, “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” This is exactly what Satoshi has done. Calling Bitcoin a “disruptive technology” is an understatement. Money unmoored from any central authority is the new model. As the old money that political structures depend on becomes obsolete so will the political structures themselves.
RakEM is a mobile messaging app that delivers the highest privacy for instant messaging, file/image/location sharing, voice and video calling, and altogether...
RaKeTu, which claims to offer encrypted VoIP and chat on all major platforms except Linux (which they say is coming soon). The company is not specific about what types of encryption they use, however, and do not mention any of the recognized standards of encryption mentioned above. They are also, for the time being, closed source. They do, however, have a hilarious intro video.
Recent research has determined that the famous Stradivarius violin owes its unique, esteemed sound to the last Maunder Minimum. The solar condition changed the texture of the trees that provided the wood from which the instrument was crafted. So lovers of classical music can place their orders for the next generation of incomparable violins, coming - giving the trees time to mature - in about 100 years.
Studies flip 'climate change' notions upside down... it getting colder... it's the Sun, man. A good read that cuts through the "global warming" BS
A prominent Russian millionaire with high-level ties to the Kremlin has been found dead inside a Washington hotel.... Lesin is credited with creating Russia Today, the English-language news network backed by the Russian government.
This situation looks like it has the potential to cause massive geopolitical upheaval going forward. If it was even SUSPECTED that this death was anything other than a natural passing, it could set off a chain of events resulting in devastation for even more of the world than is currently under the thrall of chaos.
In the next ten years, Earth’s population is expected to increase by one billion, and only 3% of our planet’s water is fit for drinking or farming. Most of that relatively small amount is trapped in frozen glaciers. But Egyptian researchers have developed a way of removing the salt out of sea water for our growing population in a way that’s super energy efficient.
Pre-Vaporization is nothing new. but what the researchers did was develop a new polymer membrane made of cheap, local materials, that can be mass produced in printed and cut sheets for widespread use
Jeff Bezos just became America’s third-richest person.
“People don’t aspire to shop at Wal-Mart,” said Ivan Feinseth, chief investment officer at Tigress Financial Partners, who has a buy rating on Amazon and is neutral on Wal-Mart. “An improving economy is a negative for Wal-Mart. As incomes go up, people stop shopping there. Customers enjoy shopping at Amazon.”
Lucasfilm announced on Sunday that advance ticket sales and a new trailer for the J.J. Abrams-directed film, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," will arrive on Monday Oct.19.
the movie could be the third highest-grossing film in history. He estimated “The Force Awakens” will take in $1.95 billion in ticket sales worldwide. That would place it behind “Avatar” at $2.8 billion and “Titanic” at $2.2 billion
The rooms, which were made from new shipping containers, each have a window and a screen door for ventilation. The structures are insulated, and the roofs have white reflective coating, and an awning will provide shade for relaxing outside, said Russ Wozniak, an architect and engineer from Group 70, an architecture firm.
“Aliens should always be the very last hypothesis you consider, but this looked like something you would expect an alien civilization to build.”
SETI researchers have long suggested that we might be able to detect distant extraterrestrial civilizations, by looking for enormous technological artifacts orbiting other stars. Wright and his co-authors say the unusual star’s light pattern is consistent with a “swarm of megastructures,” perhaps stellar-light collectors, technology designed to catch energy from the star.
If you search it on Google, it produces nearly 2 million results. ...many other people take their “sapiosexual orientation” very, very seriously: Talking dramatically about how they “discovered [they were] sapiosexual” and finally felt whole. Complaining about how totally unfair it is that there’s no sapiosexual pride flag.
The report lists the soy chorizo and meatless corn dogs at Trader Joe’s as safe picks for vegetarians, and Taveritte’s, Whole Foods’ 365 brand, Aidell’s, Hebrew National, Ball Park, Oscar Mayer, and Johnsonville for meat eaters.
Hebrew National for me, thanks... can't do the soylent green dog !!!
Piereson describes the endgame this way: “The problems will mount to a point of crisis where either they will be addressed through a ‘fourth revolution’ or the polity will begin to disintegrate for lack of fundamental agreement.”
A Peruvian immigrant who lived in the U.S. without legal status until three years ago, when Praeli obtained a green card through marriage, Praeli hopes to obtain citizenship in time to vote in the election that she is helping shape
These scientists hope that in the future belief in God, or in some other politically incorrect question that might — only might — lead to “zealous acts,” can be treated, maybe even cured, by magnet zappings. And there you have the real danger that follows from believing you can quantify the unquantifiable.
The plan is to destroy parts of the brain that we use to think about God and spiritual things... this has been going on for some time. Sadly, bad ideas like this never go away... they keep trying to "fix" people so that they stop thinking about God.
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