Economics Archive

Solar Energy Is A Real Solution

This text is about the use of solar energy for human needs, and is not just about photovoltaic. And although photovoltaic is not perfect: it is quickly becoming more effective and less costly. Photovoltaic cells are becoming less dependant on rare-earth metals (which were predicted

Great Barrier Reef In Jeopardy Due To New Coal Mine

  The Great Barrier Reef, composed of 2,900 individual reefs and 900 submerged islands, stretches over 2,300 kilometres (1,400 mi) and covers an area of approximately 344,400 square kilometres (133,000 sq mi), is one of the oldest, most beautiful, and incredibly diverse natural wonders on the planet. According to the

You Won’t Believe Where The FIFA 2014 Ball Comes From

Hundred of TV, Radio and Social Media networks are covering each and every moment of the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil. Brazuca is the name given to the official World Cup ball of the FIFA World Cup 2014, the ball which kicked off the first

Tesla Motors Frees All Electric Car Related Patents

In a move which seems conventionally unwise, Tesla Motors, has decided to release its patents to competitors and developers for free. After having traditionally only obtained “defensive” patents (preventing the theft of their technology but not hindering the work of others), they have decided

Solar Roads Are Coming

As of now (31st of May,2014) the Solar Roadways Indiegogo project is finished, and it almost reached double its goal of  $1,000,000 . The project of creating solar roads has been long in the works, with prototypes and videos good enough to inspire investors already released in 2010, like

10 Things Every Guy Should Know

Now, to be a fully functional person is a lot more complicated than following 10 steps (some of which you hopefully already knew), but these 10 will certainly help make you a better person, and the world a better place. 1. We live in a

How 37 Banks Became 4 In Just 2 Decades, All In One Astonishing Chart

If you were wondering how banks got “too big to fail,” here’s a good place to start. This chart shows us how, over the last couple of decades, 37 banks have became just 4 mega-banks. These same 4 mega-banks have, thus far, been immune to the

How Did Putin Get Where He Is?

In 1999, Vladimir Putin inherited the position of Prime Minister from outgoing President Boris Yeltsin. The fledgling Russian Federation had only just emerged from the most sudden loss of territory in recorded history. The dissolution of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) eight

Royal Ascension: Archaic Tradition, Serious Consequences

Despite humanity now having apparently entered the 21st century, within the next few years what we’re told is a civilized country, namely the United Kingdom is likely to be confronted by, the extremely rare spectacle of archaic ritual, traditionally accompanying the accession and anointing

15 Photos From The Massive ‘Moral March’ You Didn’t Hear About This Weekend

Somewhere between 80,000 to 100,000 people from 32 states turned out to protest four years of drastic state Republican initiatives in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Saturday. The “Moral March on Raleigh,” organized by Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) and the North Carolina NAACP, marched from Shaw University