There’s just one small, inconvenient problem with making a connection between climate change and an increasing frequency of violent tornadoes – the link doesn’t actually exist. read more
1. “NASA bets 3D-printed food can make you eat bugs“… and 3-D printed pizza? 2. The audacious plan to end hunger with 3-D printed food. “Anjun Contractor, a mechanical engineer with a background in 3D printing, envisions a day when … read more
Rank Top 10 US Exports, 2012 Millions 1 Automotive vehicles, parts, and engines $145,992 2 Fuel oil and Petroleum Products $117,134 3 Chemicals $83,528 4 Pharmaceutical preparations $47,913 5 Industrial machines, other $46,128 6 Civilian aircraft $45,267 7 Semiconductors $42,087 … read more
In a positive sign of improvement in credit conditions for America’s small and medium-sized companies, the chart above displays the significant decreases over the last three years in the delinquency rates and charge-off rates for business loans at all U.S. … read more
The chart above is based on data from the Department of Education for bachelor’s degrees by academic discipline and the sex of the graduating students for the college class of 2011 (most recent year available). Here are some observations: 1. … read more
Also of Interest
Gas tax on mileage shatters right to privacy
Shifting to a Vehicle Miles Traveled tax system serves neither the interests of good government nor the interests of personal privacy.Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/2013/05/02/4213891/gas-tax-on-mileage-shatters-right.html#storylink=cpy
Bidens are becoming more charitable over time – they used to give less to charity than Americans making less than $5,000
The Obamas and the Bidens released their 2012 tax returns on the White House blog today.Now that Biden’s tax returns are coming under public scrutiny, he and Dr. Jill Biden seem to be feeling a bit more charitable than the former, rather uncharitable Senator Joe Biden, whose tax returns probably received little attention, if they were even released at all.
America's oil and gas revolution
To grasp the importance of the revolutionary change in oil and gas drilling sweeping across the United States -- and its significance for our economy -- just consider how far behind the rest of the world is lagging.