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US Oil Production Makes Waves

by George Friedman and Jacob L. Shapiro June 22, 2017 There’s no end in sight to slumping oil prices—good news for consumers but a dire development for major oil producers like Venezuela, Saudi Arabia and Russia. And now, rising US oil production and exports are...

We Could Have Had Cell Phones 40 Years Earlier

Everyone older than Millennials remembers expensive long distance, wired landlines, phone company monopolies, bad service, phone boothes, even (ack!) party lines. It was better than smoke signals, but it was vastly inferior to what we take for granted today. The...

Space News Roundup – June 15, 2017

by Edward Ellegood Florida Space Development Council June 15, 2017   Virgin Galactic Gives Glimpse at Would-Be Corporate Space Jet: SpaceShip Two in Flight The newest incarnation of SpaceShipTwo is deep into its second attempt to be certified as safe for...

Will We Begin to TAME the Age Monster in Two Weeks?

by Patrick Cox June 9, 2017 As things stand right now, most people won’t get the retirements they’ve been promised. Unless there are huge changes, Social Security, Medicare, and pension systems will be severely cut back. This will cause economic impacts worse than the...

Academic vs. Capitalist Science

by Patrick Cox June 6, 2017 Until this year, April 22 was celebrated by many as Earth Day. The focus of Earth Day events was support for environmental protection, particularly climate accords. The image of Earth Day has been compared to a renaissance fair, complete...

Space News Roundup – June 5, 2017

by Edward Ellegood Florida Space Development Council June 5, 2017 Is “Fast Space” Fast Enough? A recent Air University report recommends that the Air Force partner with industry to develop new, low-cost reusable launch vehicles. Jeff Foust reports on how effective...

The Utter Complete Total Fraud of Wind Power

by Matt Ridley June 2, 2017 The Global Wind Energy Council recently released its latest report, excitedly boasting that ‘the proliferation of wind energy into the global power market continues at a furious pace, after it was revealed that more than 54 gigawatts of...

Space News Roundup – May 15, 2017

by Edward Ellegood Florida Space Development Council May 15, 2017   Humans Are Going to Mars. NASA Has Unveiled Their Mission. Though the undertaking will no doubt include many challenges, NASA is finally ready to make humanity's dream of sending people to Mars a...

Biotech Has a Solution for the Clean Water Crisis

by Patrick Cox May 9, 2017 About a billion people lack the water needed to meet basic health and agricultural needs. Water-borne diseases cause nearly half of hospitalizations globally and kill millions each year. And aquifers around the world are being depleted. The...

Space News Roundup – April 27, 2017

by Edward Ellegood Florida Space Development Council April 27, 2017   Let's Shoot for the Moon - Yes, Again...This Time for Economic Development The ink was not yet dry on the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017 when U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, announced...

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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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