All-Electric in 2019

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First Musk gives the technology away. Then Tesla announces its Model 3 for the masses starting this Friday. Now Volvo says it will be all electric from 2019 on. And the hovercars will be making their appearance — when???

What is the Paris Agreement

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The Paris Agreement is based upon The United Nations Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol. It is the portion that needed to be ratified for the elements agreed upon to be put in place. This called for at least 147 parties of the 197 Parties attending the Convention to agree. The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change newsroom shows […]

The Paris Agreement Intro

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I believe fully in Climate Change. I also believe that every nation must do its part and that the US will need to be a leader in this cause because of our prosperity, technological ability, and responsibility to the planet. So what is The Paris Agreement?

Type 1 at the Races

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Why this IndyCar driver is outpacing diabetes New Michigan State University research is the first to help a professional race car driver with diabetes improve his performance during competition, helping him capture two top-5 finishes at the Indianapolis 500. The study focused on 31-year-old race car driver Charlie Kimball, but the implications could extend well […]

Food Security in Developing Nations

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Food Security Technology in Developing Nations – The Food Rush Everybody needs food, water, and shelter to survive. When any of these are at risk, the bulk of an individual’s attention must be spent on seeking sources for these needs. In developing countries, often there are not readily available sources to meet these needs and […]

Food Tech in Developing Nations

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Food Security Technology in Developing Nations – The Food Rush Everybody needs food, water, and shelter to survive. When any of these are at risk, the bulk of an individual’s attention must be spent on seeking sources for these needs. In developing countries, often there are not readily available sources to meet these needs and […]

Is Organic Produce Worth a Premium Price

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Is Organic Produce Worth a Premium Price? – The Food Rush Chances are good that you’re willing to pay more for a product that has a higher price but when it comes to organic produce and other ingredients, there are a lot of unanswered questions. Some products aim to justify a higher price due to […]

Slow Food

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The Food Rush | The Slow Food movement has a seemingly simple mission. They envision “a world in which all people can access and enjoy food that is good for them, good for those who grow it and good for the planet.”

Game 7

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Game 7 in the World series. What could be more. Doesn’t matter if it’s your team. You know these teams have clawed their way to a tie. If that doesn’t get you in your seat at game time, you are just not a baseball fan. Colavito? The billy goat? One of them is going down […]

Bridge Book Update

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The bridge book – otherwise known as The Science of Bridges – Stunning Successes and Fantastic Failures of Spanning Structures – is nearing completion! You will know when it’s been submitted because there will be a huge fireworks display from down around Bethesda!  

Insects as Animal Feed

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The Food Rush | It’s likely you dismiss insects as a nuisance. It’s also likely you don’t view them first and foremost as a source of protein for humans, let alone as a key ingredient in animal feed. Because of this, you may be surprised to learn there is currently a movement championing the use of insects for animal feed.

The Impossible Burger!

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The Food Rush | Those seeking a plant-based alternative to their favourite burger have been largely unimpressed by the products that have come to market. These alternatives, while excellent as plant-based products go, have just not compared to the experience of tucking into a juicy burger.

Bring on the Olympic Swag

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OLYMPIC.ORG | In time-honoured tradition, collectors and sports fans keen to get their hands on mementoes from the first ever Olympic Games to take place in South America have no shortage of specially designed memorabilia to choose from.

Do the Right Thing!

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CNN | Next month will mark 15 years since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, but thousands of people across the country continue to feel its effects on their health.

Thailand: Jatupat Boonphatthararaksa

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Human Rights Watch | Police arrested Jatupat, 25, a prominent activist from the New Democracy Movement (NDM), as he was distributing publications criticizing the ruling National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) junta and urging voters in Chaiyaphum province to reject the proposed constitution.

Five Things to Know about Food Deserts

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The Food Rush | Food deserts are areas in which residents do not have ready access to fresh produce and a variety of healthy foods. They are often in low-income urban areas that are not attractive locations for the supermarkets and specialty stores many of us visit on a regular basis.