Civilisation has operated in two ways - To make one part of society more affluent and the other more wretched than would have been the lot of either in a natural state
There are Natural Rights and Civil Rights. Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness
Where Our Power to Execute Our Natural Rights is Perfect, Government has No Legitimate Jurisdiction
When the Forces for War are Greater than the Forces for Peace   Then the World is in Danger
Politics is not a Dirty Word. It is a Way of Life. How is Your Way of Life Today ?


Where Did I Put My Cocoa ?

  Can chocolate boost memory? Only in insane amounts   Here’s one for chocoholics to chew on. After consuming drinks enriched with compounds found in cocoa beans for three months,

Human Universe – Professor Brian Cox

Human or Inhumane   The universe is a dangerous place too   That is assuming we all exist and are not figures of others imagination   The Human Universe makes

Nobel Maths Prize goes To Iranian Woman

Iranian woman wins maths’ top prize, the Fields medal 20:32 12 August 2014 by Dana Mackenzie New Scientist   A woman has won the maths world’s “Nobel prize” for the

Science- No Resting Place For Man

There’s no resting place for the human race 19 December 2013 New Scientist This year, many fixed points in the human condition have begun to look distinctly movable Read more:

Science – Sewer Power ?

How heat from trains and sewers can warm our homes 05 December 2013 by Paul Marks New Scientist Europe wastes more heat than it uses to keep buildings warm. Now

Science- Our Ancestors Severely Inbred

Inbreeding shaped the course of human evolution 28 November 2013 by Michael Marshall New Scientist TALK about an inauspicious beginning. For thousands of years our ancestors lived in small, isolated

Science- The Night – Our Ancient Fear

The night: The nocturnal journey of body and mind New Scientist (Image: Tim McDonagh) For most of human history, dusk augured a night full of mortal terrors. We may have

Science- String -A Neanderthal Invention

Why string is one of the greatest inventions 14 November 2013 New Scientist FIRE. The wheel. String. The invention of string might not leap to mind when you think of

Science- Air Pollution in London

Air pollution blights London life 14 November 2013 by Andy Coghlan New Scientist CHOOSE carefully where you live in London, the air is toxic. In almost half of London boroughs,

Science-Wind Power is neither Green or Friendly

Concrete Turbine Base Posted on 12/11/2011 by Dougal Quixote   This is a turbine base for a 100m turbine, a relative minnow in modern parlance. Already a large quantity of concrete

Clean Coal Technology – How it Works

Clean coal technology: How it works    When burned, coal is the dirtiest of all fossil fuels but a range of technologies are being used and developed to reduce the

A Chunk of Space rescued from a Russian Lake

Massive remnant of meteor surfaces from Russian lake 17:26 17 October 2013 by Jacob Aron New Scientist (Image: Reuters/Anton Melinkov) Normally rock stars draw crowds of photographers, rather than plain

Australia’s Bush Fires turn Sydney day into night

Huge smoke cloud turns day to night in Sydney harbour 16:47 18 October 2013 by Flora Graham New Scientist (Image: Rex/Phil Hillyard/Newspix) Seeing Sydney harbour’s iconic opera house and bridge

A Good night’s sleep may literally clean the mind

Sleep boosts brain’s self-cleaning system 20:37 17 October 2013 by Alyssa Botelho New Scientist A good night’s sleep may literally clear the mind. The brain’s molecular waste-disposal system – discovered

Hunters and Farmers were friends once

Hunter-gatherers got on fine with Europe’s first farmers 19:00 10 October 2013 by Michael Marshall Europe’s first farmers lived alongside a ghost people. Even some 2000 years after farming began