Monthly Archives: October 2016

What does the world think of America?

by Simon Torkington | World Economic Forum The United States is the world’s largest economy and has the mightiest military force on the planet. The US president is routinely referred to as the most powerful person in the world.But is … Continue reading

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Norman Lear on the Secret to Long Life and Happiness

During one of those NPR driveway moments recently, I heard an impromptu interview with the 94 year-old television writer and producer, Norman Lear, in which he was asked about his secret to a long life of happiness and success. His … Continue reading

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Ralph Nader’s “Arrogance Of the Algorithm”

By Regina Whitmer Ralph Nader once accused auto manufacturers of making cars that were “unsafe at any speed.” Now he’s turning his attention to autonomous vehicles and urging insurers to step up to the plate. Consumer advocate Ralph Nader likes … Continue reading

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Redefining the Second

Researchers have created this atomic clock using the atoms of the element ytterbium at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorado. They say it could be the most precise method of measuring time in the world   … Continue reading

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