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International Space Race Heats Up as China Schedules Manned Rocket Launch for Summer; Star Trek Gains (ST+1=82%)

Posted February 28th, 2013 China to launch new manned spacecraft (Xinhua News Agency) BEIJING, Feb. 28 — China’s new spacecraft will be launched sometime between June and August, a spokesperson for the office of the country’s space manned program said in a Read More >

Amarillo, Texas Battered by ‘Historic Blizzard’; Armageddon/Waterworld Gains, Becomes #1 Threat to Mankind (A/W+1=87%)

Posted February 25th, 2013 Play the video below and watch the blizzard in action. ‘Truly a historic blizzard,’ weather service says By Brad Lendon, Chelsea J. Carter and Greg Botelho (CNN) The warnings couldn’t have been more dire. “DO NOT Read More >

Private Investment Spurs Space Exploration; Star Trek Soars (ST+1=81%)

Posted February 21st, 2013 This Millionaire Space Tourist Is Trying to Beat NASA to Mars By David Wagner (The Atlantic Wire) The space races of yesteryear pitted international superpowers against each other in a bid for geopolitical domination. But these days, NASA’s Read More >

American Kids Are Eating Less; Soylent Green Dips, Shares Title as #1 Threat to Mankind with Armageddon/Waterworld (A/W=86%, SG-1=86%)

Posted February 21st, 2013 Children in U.S. Are Eating Fewer Calories, Study Finds By Sabrina Tavernise (The New York Times) American children consumed fewer calories in 2010 than they did a decade before, a new federal analysis shows. Health experts said the findings Read More >

Mysterious Coronavirus Claims Sixth Victim Worldwide; Twelve Monkeys Climbs (TM+1=60%)

Posted February 19th, 2013 SARS-like disease claims life of British man A 39-year-old British man has died from a mysterious SARS-like disease, becoming the sixth fatality from the illness worldwide. An electron microscope image of a coronavirus, which has killed six people Read More >

NASA Launches ATLAS Program to Track Earthbound Asteroids; Armageddon/Waterworld Falls, Soylent Green Becomes #1 Threat to Mankind (A/W-2=86%, SG=87%)

Posted February 18th, 2013 NASA scrambles for better asteroid detection By Jean-Louis Santini (AFP) WASHINGTON — NASA, universities and private groups in the US are working on asteroid warning systems that can detect objects from space like the one that struck Russia last Read More >

New ‘Carbon Sponge’ Technology Could Clean-up Coal Plant Emissions; Armageddon/Waterworld Dips (A/W-1=88%)

Posted February 12th, 2013 Carbon sponge could capture and store coal emissions, say researchers By James Fluere (Science Recorder) Could a carbon sponge soak up coal emissions? Scientists from Monash University and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Read More >

The Galaxy Could Contain Billions of Earth-like Planets; Star Trek Gains (ST+1=80%)

Posted February 7th, 2013 4.5 Billion Potentially Habitable Planets May Orbit Red Dwarfs In Our Galaxy By George Dvorsky ( When we look up into the starry sky at night, we only see a small portion of what’s really up there. Red dwarfs comprise nearly 75% of Read More >

Study Links Air Pollution to Increased Risk of Low Birth-Weight Babies; Star Trek Tumbles (ST-2=79%)

Posted February 6th, 2013 Air pollution increases chances of low birth-weight babies Particulate pollution linked with up to 10% increased risk of low-weight babies, international study of 3m births finds Chile declared an environmental warning due to heavy smog in the Read More >

China Exports Air Pollution to Japan; Armageddon/Waterworld Gains (A/W+1=89%)

Posted February 4th, 2013 Chinese smog chokes Japan Smog from China is now drifting over parts of Japan, triggering health warnings for the young and sick. By Mark Willacy (ABC News) Japanese media has been saturated with coverage of the thick, choking smog blanketing Read More >