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Ct2: Breakup of the USA

Ct2: Breakup of the USA
Year 2014 My self-published book, Cool Tools: A Catalog of Possibilities, became a best seller on Amazon last year (#15 of all books!). Crafted from the best of my blog Cool Tools, it recommends more than 1,000 of the best tools for individuals to use in making things and making things happen. The book is crammed with information, passion, and pointers. Producing the book with only 2 people was a gigantic undertaking, but the research still continues on the website. Mark Frauenfelder, founder of Boing Boing, has joined me in running the Cool Tools website.

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Seven futures from New Scientist  I’ve got round to reading the New Scientist‘s 60th anniversary issue, published in November, which tries to look forward in the general direction of 2076. There are 14 short “What If…” essays, on everything from “What if we engineer new life forms?” (we’ll need a ‘kill’ switch) to “What if we found a theory of everything?” (it’s a very slow train coming) to “What if we discover room temperature super conductivity?” Make Money From Medical Tests All over the world drug companies, universities, hospitals and clinics are looking for both healthy people and those with specific health problems who are willing to participate in medical studies. There are short and long term opportunities available for those who are looking to get paid to take part in clinical and medical tests and drug trials. You can help to advance research and make some side cash at the same time. To find tests and trials near you try searching Craigslist, college bulletin boards and newsletters, the internet and newspaper ads. The following are a few resources to get you started. Just Another Lab Rat – This is a good site to start with to learn more about the clinical research process, including where the clinics are, what the qualifications are, what the various phases mean and what it's like to do a study.

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Thesis, antithesis and synthesis: A constructive direction for politics and policy after Brexit and Trump In the heady days of 1989, with communism collapsing and the Cold War seemingly over, the political theorist Francis Fukuyama declared that we were witnessing the "end of history" which had culminated in the triumph of liberal democracy and the free market. Fukuyama was drawing on the ideas of German philosopher Georg Hegel, but of course, history didn’t come to an end, and, as recent events have shown, the Cold War was just sleeping, not dead. Now, following the political convulsions of 2016, we’re at a very different turning point, which many are trying to make sense of. I want to suggest that we can again usefully turn to Hegel, but this time to his idea that history evolves in dialectical ways, with successive phases of thesis, antithesis and synthesis. Hegel implied that we should see history, and progress, not as a straight line but rather as a zigzag, shaped by the ways in which people bump into barriers, or face disappointments, and then readjust their course Thesis

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Objectiveli app announces Facebook integration, sharing goals with friends San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2012 Objectiveli manages goals and objectives, is the first app of its kind to integrate with Facebook, giving members the opportunity to use the world’s largest social network to connect with friends and use them as cheerleaders in their roads to fulfilling goals and objectives. Facebook announced a milestone at the beginning of the month: 1 billion users and counting. According to ZDNet, Facebook users spend more than 10.5 billion minutes daily on the social platform, adding photos, connecting with friends, sharing news--and now, reaching their goals. Objectiveli, the goal setting platform which allows users to set goals and objectives in order to achieve success now completely integrates with Facebook.

It's the year's your cybersecurity? What if, in 2020, wearable devices did not care about how many steps you took, and instead were concerned with your real-time emotional state? With networked devices tracking hormone levels, heart rates, facial expressions, voice tone and more, the Internet could become a vast system of “emotion readers,” touching the most intimate aspects of human psychology. What if these technologies allowed people’s underlying mental, emotional and physical states to be tracked – and manipulated?

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The Plutocratic Exit & their False Flag Alien Invasion Getaway [UFO/PES Part 1] Originally published in New Dawn Magazine Special Issue Vol. 10 No.1 Why are the super rich suddenly sponsoring SETI and getting all worried about asteroids (and AI)? what use might they have in not just learning about possible extraterrestrials, but learning how WE react to them too?