By: Robert Williscroft
One of the significant predictions from Al Gore and the Global Warming Chicken Littles was that the Amazon rainforest would dry up and shift to a savanna. Gore has traveled the world displaying heart-wrenching photos of how it will be when the rainforest is gone...
By: Robert Williscroft
It can only happen once in all of history: on Thursday, August 2, 2007, at 8 o'clock GMT, Adventurers' Club of Los Angeles member Anatoly Sagalevitch, piloting the Russian deep submersible MIR-1, was the first human to reach the ocean bottom at the geographic North...
By: John Carter
The Long TomThe long tom and its cousins the riffle board, and the rocker are used to mine alluvial gold. They are mining instruments that came out of the gold rush. The early mines in California were all alluvial, and could be worked by the...
By: Bob Knapman
Again a question arises that if there is a land, who "owns" it. Only humans could be so vain as to aspire to possess what he sees. Animals dominate and are territorial but when they lose interest, simply move on. Man needs a paper and...
By: John Carter
Connecticut is rightfully called the birthplace of American mining. This may come as a surprise to many people, but there are over six hundred abandoned mines within the borders of Connecticut. This mining was started in precolonial days by the Native Americans when they first...
By: Ben Moore - 398169
The North and South poles are places that if we don't change our global warming path will become one of the only places that are still habitable to live in. This brings up the question, who owns the north and south poles? Now we have...
By: Barry Williams
Ask any ten year old or any small child regardless of age as long as they can understand a serious question and they will give a serious answer. Ask them who owns the North Pole and they will, without any shadow of a doubt say...
By: Ian Loft
Predicting natural disasters is somewhat akin to fortune telling in that generalizations nearly always seem to fit post event. The Indonesian tsunami events of some few years ago illustrate this point quite well. Numerous learned' and expert' seismologists and geologists issued ominous predictions of future...
Is Space Travel to the Planet Mars too Dangerous
By: Marc Phillippe Babineau
Mankind's insatiable quest for knowledge and conquest has driven us above the clouds, where we once believed heaven was. We conquered the myth that the Earth was flat, that heaven was just above the clouds, and that the stars are actually other Suns, probably long...
Is Space Travel to the Planet Mars too Dangerous
By: Barry Williams
To my mind space travel is dangerous . It is dangerous in that people can die. However it is not too dangerous if all steps are taken to preserve life. If humans were over concerned with danger then most of the world as it is known...

 

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