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Space News Roundup – September 20, 2017

by Edward Ellegood Florida Space Report September 20, 2017   SpaceX Launches X-37B A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the U.S. Air Force's X-37B space plane into orbit on Sept. 7, 2017. The robotic spacecraft will conduct its fifth secret mission for the military...

The Two-Fold Importance of the Super-Food Coffee

by Patrick Cox September 18, 2017 As hurricanes go, Irma wasn’t that bad. Though the eye of storm passed close to my home in Naples, Florida, I was never very worried. Flooding is the killer, not wind, and I’m not on the beach. What worried me was that I might run out...

Cassini Crosses the Final Frontier: A Visual Anthology

September 14, 2017 NASA's Cassini spacecraft has transmitted thousands of images back to Earth while chronicling its voyage through the solar system and into Saturn's orbit. But its 20-year mission is nearing its end. The spacecraft will plunge into the ringed...

Has the Fed Reached A Dead End?

EDITOR'S NOTE: See also our recent article "Amazon Kills the Fed's Inflation Target".. by Richard Rahn September 11, 2017 Is more inflation desirable? Those at the Federal Reserve seem to think so, and they have explicitly said their target is 2 percent, or about...

Bitcoin Drops by $1,000 and No One Cares

by  Jeffrey A. Tucker September 8, 2017 Five years ago, the following would have been inconceivable. In a 48-hour period, the dollar/bitcoin exchange ratio dropped fully $1,000. A day later, half the gains came back. In the Bitcoin community, this was hardly discussed...

The Promise and Peril of Smart Devices

by Jon Sather September 6, 2017 In the world of espionage, developing and exploiting access to vital sources of information are the primary objectives. And these days, finding a way into information systems seems easier than ever amid the growing number of "smart"...

Space News Roundup – August 29, 2017

by Edward Ellegood Florida Space Report August 29, 2017   Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX’s Spacesuit of the Future In true Elon Musk fashion, the latest SpaceX creation has been revealed with dramatic flair. Posting on his Instagram account early Wednesday morning,...

The iPhone in Your Pocket Is Worth Millions

by Bret Swanson Several years ago, I had a bit of fun estimating how much an iPhone would have cost to make in the 1990s. The impetus was a story making the rounds on the web. A journalist had found a full-page newspaper ad from Radio Shack dating back to 1991. He was...

Global Warming Proven Natural Not Man-Made Once Again

NOTE: It is quite gratifying that Jack Wheeler's “Solar Warming”, published here twelve years ago, continues to be proven correct. by James Delingpole August 26, 2017 Most global warming is natural, and even if there had been no Industrial Revolution, current global...

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Rod D. Martin is a technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, hedge fund manager, author and conservative activist from Destin, Florida.

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