http://oilprice.com/Alternative-Energy/Wind-Power/Forget-Wind-Turbines-a-Completely-New-Type-of-Wind-Farm-is-in-Development.html A design firm from New York, Atelier DNA, has developed a concept that uses cattail like stalks instead of traditional turbine blades for harnessing
Repulsive gravity as an alternative to dark energy (Part 2: In the quantum vacuum). Thick to me, but interesting. HT: http://www.instapundit.com
Formation-flying nano-robots: awesome – Telegraph Blogs. Cool. HT: http://www.instapundit.com Update: We’re doomed. The controllers and snoops will love these.
http://www.firstprinciplesjournal.com/articles.aspx?article=1810 From Ross Douthat: “With that in mind, it seems appropriate to leave the last word to Nisbet himself, reflecting on his own work’s relevance
http://financialmentor.com/retirement-planning/myths-revealed-2-must-know-formulas/6688 What matters and what doesn’t. Assume higher than published inflation (and expenses) age at death and lower investment returns. 8%? Yeah, sure. Multiple currencies
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/california-run-out-cash-one-month-controller-warns So 3 years after Lehman filed for bankruptcy, everyone in the world continues to be terminally insolvent, but because everyone is in the same