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Whites Projected to Become a US Minority. The nation’s demographics are on a clear trajectory: White people are dying faster than they are being born, which means they are on target to become a minority in the United States in 30 years.

Whites Projected to Become a US Minority

For the third year in a row, deaths of non-Hispanic whites outnumbered births, according to detailed population estimates for states and counties released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. “This is without historical precedent,” said Kenneth Johnson, the senior demographer at the University of New Hampshire’s Carsey School of Public Policy. “The minority population is growing, and the non-Hispanic white population is not.”

Whites currently account for 62 percent of the population but 78 percent of deaths, according to Johnson’s analysis. Their median age — half are older and half younger — has hit an all-time high of 43, said William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution. Non-Hispanic whites were the only group with a higher death rate than birthrate. 2016 is the Year to Trade Forex—On Nadex. For only the second time in a decade, the three most common FX strategies are all profiting at once.

2016 is the Year to Trade Forex—On Nadex

Bargain-hunters, trend-followers, and carry traders are all seeing positive returns in a rare confluence of fortune in global currency markets. For those with less capital and shorter timeframes, the new best way to trade forex may be on Nadex, using exchange-traded forex binary options (ETBOs). Here's why and how. By Vikram RangalaMonday, August 29, 2016 Though most of the ink and airtime in financial news goes to covering stocks, equities are really the small pond when it comes to where the world's money is invested. Compared to that, how many people drive cars? The History of Slavs Inferred from Complete Mitochondrial Genome Sequences. Abstract To shed more light on the processes leading to crystallization of a Slavic identity, we investigated variability of complete mitochondrial genomes belonging to haplogroups H5 and H6 (63 mtDNA genomes) from the populations of Eastern and Western Slavs, including new samples of Poles, Ukrainians and Czechs presented here.

The History of Slavs Inferred from Complete Mitochondrial Genome Sequences

Molecular dating implies formation of H5 approximately 11.5–16 thousand years ago (kya) in the areas of southern Europe. Within ancient haplogroup H6, dated at around 15–28 kya, there is a subhaplogroup H6c, which probably survived the last glaciation in Europe and has undergone expansion only 3–4 kya, together with the ancestors of some European groups, including the Slavs, because H6c has been detected in Czechs, Poles and Slovaks. Will a New Glass Battery Accelerate the End of Oil? Electric car purchases have been on the rise lately, posting an estimated 60 percent growth rate last year.

Will a New Glass Battery Accelerate the End of Oil?

They’re poised for rapid adoption by 2022, when EVs are projected to cost the same as internal combustion cars. However, these estimates all presume the incumbent lithium-ion battery remains the go-to EV power source. So, when researchers this week at the University of Texas at Austin unveiled a new, promising lithium- or sodium-glass battery technology, it threatened to accelerate even rosy projections for battery-powered cars. “I think we have the possibility of doing what we’ve been trying to do for the last 20 years,” says John Goodenough, coinventor of the now ubiquitous lithium-ion battery and emeritus professor at the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas, Austin. “That is, to get an electric car that will be competitive in cost and convenience with the internal combustion engine.” For starters, Donald Sadoway’s. Trump Dumps Climate Science and Innovation in 2018 Budget Blueprint.

Al Gore didn’t really claim to invent the Internet in 1999, but he did champion a NASA mission that installed a deep space webcam pointed at Earth in 2015.

Trump Dumps Climate Science and Innovation in 2018 Budget Blueprint

And yesterday President Trump put a bullseye on that mission. Or, rather, on part of it. Trump’s 2018 budget blueprint asks Congress to defund the Earth-facing instruments on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR). Its sensors tracking magnetic storms emanating from the Sun would keep doing their jobs. Phonon Lasers Make a More Practical Sound. Ever since the laser saw the light of day a half century ago, researchers have been playing with the idea that something similar could be created using sound rather than light.

Phonon Lasers Make a More Practical Sound

But the concept made little headway in the ensuing decades. In 2009, the situation changed abruptly, when scientists at Caltech and the University of Nottingham, in England, using tiny drums and stacked semiconductors, respectively, employed conventional lasers to stimulate or probe the emission of a stream of “phonons”—the quasiparticles of sound—proving that phonon lasers, or “sasers,” were indeed a sound idea.

Now researchers at NTT Basic Research Laboratories, in Japan, have taken a significant step forward by fabricating an entirely electromechanical resonator on a chip that also eliminates the need for the lasers that previous devices required. The word laser is an acronym for “light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation.” Other phonon laser researchers have been improving their devices, too. 5G The Big Game Changer ? E-Cigarettes Not Harmless, Should Be Regulated Like Cigs, Study Says. <img class="full-width" style="" typeof="foaf:Image" alt="" data-smsrc="<a pearltreesdevid="PTD463" rel="nofollow" href=" class="vglnk"><span pearltreesdevid="PTD464">http</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD466">://</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD468">www</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD470">.

E-Cigarettes Not Harmless, Should Be Regulated Like Cigs, Study Says

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Is Secondhand Vaping Harmful To Your Health?

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It seems there are an infinite number of 'isms'.

Rants & Reason: What's the difference between communism, fascism, and socialism?

In Quebec, the ones mentionned in our political discourse of late communism - fascism - socialism are politically loaded and often used interchangeably, although the meanings are actually quite different. Definitions can explain the differences. Welfare Statistics and Demographics – Statistic Brain. A Neuroscientist Explains Why Donald Trump Needs LSD. Photo Credit: Joe Seer / It’s no secret that Donald Trump is an egomaniac.

A Neuroscientist Explains Why Donald Trump Needs LSD

That’s pretty much a bipartisan belief. He’s been called a narcissist by more psychologists than you can shake a stick at. He’s obsessed with his TV ratings and crowd sizes, to the point where he will lie to others and possibly even himself about them. In Trump’s world, everything has to be “the biggest” or “the greatest”. Since it distorts his reality, clouds his judgment, and gets in the way of his work as President, Donald Trump’s biggest enemy is his ego. But what if we could temporarily dismantle that ego, allowing Donald to see the world more closely to how it really is? Politics: How different is 'right and left' in the United States from Europe? - Quora. Right vs. Left, Liberal vs. Conservative, America vs. Europe. It is very likely that most Europeans rely on the European definitions of right and left, labor and capitalist, and liberal and conservative when they read about the politics in the United States; and Americans rely on their definitions when trying to understand European politics.

The problem is that these terms, for the most part, have completely different meanings on the opposite sides of the Atlantic Ocean. So, I thought I might take a stab at defining these terms to the best of my understandings. I would gladly welcome anybody willing to make comments to either give alternatives or further define and clarify sections where my efforts need some assistance.

So, here goes nothing. Let’s get started with definitions of Liberal and Conservative. Conservative is defined differently due to widely varied histories. Positions between Europe and the United States are quite different in defining Right and somewhat similar defining the Left. Beyond the Cusp Like this: Laptop Wireless Card Whitelists: An upgrade nightmare.

What if I told you that an Intel 7260 dual-band dual-stream (marketing value 1200Mbit/s) 802.11ac mPCIe card with Bluetooth 4.0 costs just $26.50 including shipping and with just 5 to 15 minutes of your own work, you should be able to ditch the sub-par 802.11n single-band single-stream cards that many laptop manufacturers fit as standard equipment? Sounds like a great deal, but hang on … as I and many others have discovered, things are not so simple. A Wireless Upgrade – Why it Makes Sense Throughout the different iterations of wireless technology, the speeds and coverage have always improved from generation to generation. Why America's Essentials Are Getting More Expensive While Its Toys Are Getting Cheap - The Atlantic. In the last ten years, what's gotten more expensive? And what's gotten less expensive? Here's a fascinating snapshot of the last decade in American prices...

It comes from Annie Lowrey's look at U.S. poverty, which is appropriate, because you occasionally hear conservatives say that poor people aren't really poor because, you know, they have refrigerators and TVs, don't they? Yes, they do. More than 80 percent of low-income households have a fridge, TV, microwave, and stove. Exhaustion of cheap mineral resources is terraforming Earth – scientific report. A new landmark scientific report drawing on the work of the world's leading mineral experts forecasts that industrial civilisation's extraction of critical minerals and fossil fuel resources is reaching the limits of economic feasibility, and could lead to a collapse of key infrastructures unless new ways to manage resources are implemented. The peer-reviewed study – the 33rd Report to the Club of Rome – is authored by Prof Ugo Bardi of the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Florence, where he teaches physical chemistry.

It includes specialist contributions from fifteen senior scientists and experts across the fields of geology, agriculture, energy, physics, economics, geography, transport, ecology, industrial ecology, and biology, among others. The Club of Rome is a Swiss-based global think tank founded in 1968 consisting of current and former heads of state, UN bureaucrats, government officials, diplomats, scientists, economists and business leaders. Prof Rajendra K. Hole Drilled to Bottom of Earth's Crust, Breakthrough to Mantle Looms. Seeking the elusive 'Moho' Scientist said this week they had drilled into the lower section of Earth's crust for the first time and were poised to break through to the mantle in coming years. The Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) seeks the elusive "Moho," a boundary formally known as the Mohorovicic discontinuity.

It marks the division between Earth's brittle outer crust and the hotter, softer mantle. The Primer Fields Part 1. Fundamental Problems in Gravity, Particle Physics and Cosmology. Quantum Diaries. This is the first part of a series of three on supersymmetry, the theory many believe could go beyond the Standard Model. First I explain what is the Standard Model and show its limitations. Then I introduce supersymmetry and explain how it would fix the main flaws of the Standard Model. Finally, I will review how experimental physicists are trying to discover “superparticles” at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN.

The Standard Model describes what matter is made of and how it holds together. It rests on two basic ideas: all matter is made of particles, and these particles interact with each other by exchanging other particles associated with the fundamental forces. The basic grains of matter are fermions and the force carriers are bosons. Philippine DOE Verifies Aviso's Self-Charging EV. Today, the Philippine Department of Energy tested Ismael Aviso's electric car, showing that running off wall power, the 11 kW DC motor ran at 45% efficiency, but with Aviso's on-board generator which harvests ambient energy from the surroundings, the motor ran at 133% efficiency (overunity). by Sterling D.

Aviso Cracking Water with Ambient Energy. The Philippine inventor Ismael Aviso has started utilizing his ambient energy collecting technology to crack water, and produce large quantities of hydroxy or HHO gas. World population may actually start declining, not exploding. Population Decline and the Great Economic Reversal. But there is no reason to think that GDP would fall along with population. The capital base of society, its productive plant as broadly understood, will not dissolve as population declines. Moreover, assume that population fell but GDP fell less — or even grew. Per capita GDP would rise and, by that measure, the population would be more prosperous than before.

One of the key variables mitigating the problem of decreasing population would be continuing advances in technology to increase productivity. We can call this automation or robotics, but growths in individual working productivity have been occurring in all productive environments from the beginning of industrialization, and the rate of growth has been intensifying. Changes in the Relationship Between Labor and Capital. Japan is not the only country worrying about population decline – get used to a two-speed world. The past century has been one of unprecedented global population growth.

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Doctors must grow the microbes in the presence of the drugs and see whether they reproduce. Rush the process, and they risk prescribing ineffective antibiotics, exposing the patient to unnecessary side effects, and spreading antibiotic resistance. Unrelated identical twins? Science of finding your doppelgänger. Doppelgangers Take DNA Test to Find Out If They're Related, 'Surprised' by Results. Two twin strangers from Ireland -- who never knew the other existed until two months ago -- recently took a DNA test to find out if they were related. The results "absolutely surprised" the both of them, according to Niamh Geaney, who added that she and her doppelganger Irene Adams "couldn't believe" the results.

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