Preview of Official NASA Budget/Policy Events – Update

Keith’s note: Places where you can expect to hear Charlie Bolden, Lori Garver, and others spell out what NASA’s budget means – and what the agency will and will not be doing with that budget:- 1 Feb: OSTP 2011 : …

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Pre-Announcement Space Policy Reactions

, Washington Post“White House spokesman Nick Shapiro said Sunday, “The President is committed to a robust 21st century space program, and his budget will reflect that dedication to NASA. NASA is vital not only to spaceflight, but also for critical …

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The woo marches on | Bad Astronomy

While searching my blog archives for something I wrote on UFOs, I stumbled on an old article: , about the antivax movement. It was one of the first times I wrote about the antivaxxers on the blog, and the first …

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Fallen Heros

This is from NASA TV on January 28th, and the NASA Day of Remembrance.What makes this even sadder is the thought these people will have paid the ultimate price for very little if the administration has its way and starts …

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Latest Crop of Lumix Point-and-Shoots Arrives Next Month [Lumix]

Lumix will flood the market with a new series of F-line cameras next month. Officially revealed at CES, the line already had its specs spelled out, but not pricing or release window. Now we have them:FP3 (14.1MP, 720p): $230FH1 (12MP, …

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Super Bowl and South Beach, Miami’s Dynamic Duo

Historic lifeguard station is painted to match South Beach’s famous Art Deco architectureWhen the last scrimmage has ended and the final buzzer of Super Bowl XLIV has sounded, sports fans will find no lack of things to see and do …

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Avatar..a great movie !

I do not understand what the big deal is among transhumanist bloggers who have critically bashed the most awesome movie ever , AVATAR ! I mean, it is still not possible to get tickets in Chennai unless booked several days …

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Steve Jobs: Google’s "Don’t Be Evil" Mantra is "Bulls***" [Steve Jobs]

During that we mentioned earlier this week CEO reportedly had some choice words regarding Google that left little doubt about how the outspoken executive sees the competition. Updated.That “” slogan Google’s known for? “Bullshit” Jobs said, after which he was …

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Celebrity Sex trouble-maker may be Libertarian Party candidate for NY Governor?

BREAKING NEWS!!by Eric DonderoKristin Davis, famed New York City Madam, is flirting with a run for Governor of New York on the Libertarian Party ticket. Ms. Davis showed up to a local Libertarian Party meeting in Manhattan last night, accompanied …

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The Last Cockler by Peter Naylor

We at the beach blog are dedicated to highlighting all the fun reasons to be on beach. On occasion though, I think it is important to show how, as humans, we really do need beaches. Not only to unwind but …

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Spongy Steel Won’t Soak Up a Mess, But It Could Save Your Ass in a Firefight [Science]

Future comic book heroes may be referred to as Men of if one researcher’s experimental metal makes it out of the lab and into real-world applications.There’s no fancy name attached to this stuff yet, so we’ll just call it steel …

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PERMANENT MAGNETS VS BATTERIES

With the availability of extremely powerful permament magnets like the Neodymium, can we ever see permanent magnets acting as a source of stored energy like batteries? I found that Neo magnets have a capacity of about 400 KJ / m^3. …

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Macmillan CEO Officially Confirms Amazon Deletions Were Due to Price War [Ebooks]

The writing was on the wall as recently as , and an open letter from Macmillan CEO John Sargent has confirmed everything we suspected: Macmillan books were pulled from Amazon store as part of a strong-arm tactic in the coming …

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turbine and gen coupling problem?

i want to install a common emergency stop push butoon for all generators units to be all stoped togeather in emergency case, but i want to know if there is a problem will happend in coupling between the turbine and …

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Deep Basketball Team (And Cable Company) Owner Thoughts [Blockquote]

So says , opining about the potential for children’s entertainment and media consumption with the iPad. The man owns a basketball team and was on Dancing with the Stars, people. Technology savant as far as I’m concerned.Editor’s Note: In all …

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Revealed: Scott Brown really did save the Republic

Speculation has run rampant since Republican Scott Brown’s miraculous victory on Jan. 19, that his win stopped ObamaCare dead in its tracks. Now comes solid confirmation. From , “Health deal was reached days before Brown’s Senate victory” Jan. 30:The latest …

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Rebecca teaches a low mass star about skepticism | Bad Astronomy

Well, I assume he’s a low mass star since he was in Red Dwarf. Anyway, Skepchick Rebecca Watson and they talk skepticism and such. It’s an enjoyable video, with some NSFW language.(1) rides in a car with Robert Llewellyn URL: …

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I Can Has Kiss? | The Intersection

This week’s addition to features the collection’s interspecies kiss! (and fans are encouraged to offer headline suggestions in comments!)Gabrielle Stern reminds us that, “Some receivers of kisses aren’t as gracious as others. Here’s my cat and I. Clearly, I’m more …

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Scott Brown: Perfectly libertarian on abortion

Scott Brown confirms he’s pro-choice, but against government funding. From the AP via , Jan. 31:Republican Sen.-elect Scott Brown of Massachusetts says he opposes federal funding for abortions, but thinks women should have the right to choose whether to have …

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