Friday, September 21, 2012

Albatross's Effortless Flight Decoded—May Influence Future Planes

Albatross's Effortless Flight Decoded—May Influence Future Planes:
Aerospace engineers may have finally figured out how albatrosses go so far without flapping, and the findings could shape future planes.

Friday, August 3, 2012

Space,our future

Buzz Aldrin walks on the moon, July 20, 1969
Buzz Aldrin walks on the moon, July 20, 1969 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
My interest in space goes back to my childhood,watching the Apollo missions to the Moon on TV.Nowadays it seems so remote,the world has gone through lots of changes.
One idea that has always interested me is the idea of colonies in space itself or lunar colonies.
In any case remodelling our cities is not the answer,or at least only a partial one,we have to drastically reduce the world`s population down to just enough people to maintain a viable civilization

For my own part,i would love to think that before another 500 yrs has past,most of the world will have been allowed to revert to a wild state
One that it has not been in for more than a millennium.
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Friday, July 20, 2012

Take Over

They had worked towards this point  for eons and now finally it was coming to fruition.
Almost a millennium ago, they had almost been wiped out by  their cousins,all but a few scattered groups had survived.Throughout the centuries since,they had slowly infiltrated and worked their way into positions of power.
They  had a gift  for invention that enabled them to invent technology that benefited society,unknown to the others some of their greatest and most famous people were actually not their people at all.
With the rise of the computer age and the internet,they finally had the very means to regain their former position as rightful heirs to the planet.
Troy looked over at Danica,as she sat at the computer,all the connections were up and everyone was waiting for him to start the  process.
He said 'begin the takeover." Danica`s fingers rapidly typed in the code words and  then pressed one last button.
Pete Morgan was just setting up his video conference with a friend in Rio,when his screen flickered and then in black letters said ` We,the Neanderthals have taken control!`

MIRIAM GETS IT RIGHT

Once again Miriam sees the situation clearer than anyone else and sums up,what needs to be done to stop china,s bullying tacticshttp://www.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/07/19/12/miriam-philippines-should-beef-defense-russia

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

We do not need UNA — Gonzales

We do not need UNA — Gonzales

We do not need UNA — Gonzales

By Maricel Cruz | Posted on July 18, 2012 | 12:01am | 0 Comments

A MEMBER of the ruling Liberal Party on Tuesday ruled out a “super coalition” with Vice President Jejomar Binay’s United Nationalist Alliance, saying the party did not need UNA for next year’s mid-term elections.
House Majority Leader and Mandaluyong Rep. Neptali Gonzales II said the Liberal Party had already sealed an alliance with the Nacionalista Party of Senator Manny Villar and the Nationalist People’s Coalition of businessman Eduardo Cojuangco Jr.
“We’re okay. It would look awkward if LP and UNA joined forces,” Gonzales said in response to Binay’s statement that he was open to a coalition.
UNA secretary general and Navotas Rep. Tobias Tiangco slammed Gonzales’ “arrogance,” but said the alliance between Binay and ousted President Joseph Estrada would accept the ruling party’s decision.
Tiangco, who left the Liberal Party earlier this year, said a coalition with President Benigno Aquino III’s party “would not be that easy.”
This was echoed by San Juan City Rep. Joseph Victor Ejercito, who first broached the idea of a super coalition.
Ejercito, who is aspiring for a Senate seat in the 2013 elections, said he was speaking of “an ideal” situation for the President, but that such a coalition would be very difficult to forge given the competing political interests involved.
The senatorial candidates who were earlier reported to be running under the UNA banner are now believed to be running under the LP, including Senators Francis Escudero, Alan Peter Cayetano, Aquilino Pimentel III, Loren Legarda and Antonio Trillanes IV.
Sources earlier said that Cagayan Rep. Jack Enrile, son of Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, might also run under the LP instead of UNA, while Senator Gregorio Honasan, who was named one of Binay’s senatorial candidates, expressed willingness to be adopted as a common candidate of both sides.
Reports indicate that the LP is determined to field Technical and Education and Skills Development Authority Director-General Joel Villanueva, Aurora Rep. Juan Edgardo Angara, former Las Piñas City Rep. Cynthia Villar, Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon, former senator Ramon Magsaysay Jr., and President Aquino’s cousin Paolo Benigno Aquino IV in next year’s senatorial race.
Gonzales said the UNA had earlier declared that it had completed its senatorial slate and would therefore need no coalition with other parties.
He added, however, that he would submit to the wisdom of his party leaders on the issue.
Another Liberal Party member, Senator Francis Pangilinan, said a coalition with UNA would be difficult because many of the alliance’s candidates were outspoken critics of President Aquino.
“I don’t know how these personalities can be included in a unity ticket. We should unite on the basis of a common vision of genuine reforms for the nation and not simply because of a common desire to win,” Pangilinan said.
Senator Franklin Drilon, another LP leader, recalled Estrada’s pronouncements that there would be no “guest candidates.”
“I agree with former President Erap. It’s hard to stand on two platforms,” he said.
A source told the Manila Standard on Tuesday that the Liberal Party was looking for a 13th candidate to take the place of Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago, who might resign to accept a position in the International Criminal Court.
Former Surigao del Norte governor Robert Ace Barbers, Deputy Speaker and Quezon Rep. Lorenzo Tañada, and former Movie and Television Review and Classification Board chairperson Grace Poe-Llamanzares were being considered for the slot, the source said.With Macon Ramos-Araneta
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Coffee Mr President?

Coffee Mr president

Saturday, July 14, 2012

China not happy

China,s government not Happy over US Intervention in territorial dispute.

So what? who the hell cares,the islands are well with in the Philippines 200 mile territorial area,so China really does not have any claim on them either historically or legallyhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/indepth/2012-07/14/c_131715930.htm

Its raining!

 I hate it when it rains ,the garden gets flooded out and everything turns into a mudhole!
As i write this rain is pounding on our steel roof and deafening me.
This morning it was hot and humid,but i did manage to get quite a lot of work done outside

Friday, May 18, 2012

Philippines Politics (My View)

For the Philippines to really have a fair chance   at a decent progressive future the political scenery needs a massive  reworking
1) Term limits for all  duly elected officials of no more than 2 consecutive terms and a maximum of 3 terms  all together.
2) An upper age limit of 50 for all duly elected officials.
3) To prevent political dynasties no more than one member of any family or close relative should be allowed to hold an elected position in either the senate or congress at any given time
4) No one who has broken the law or been proven guilty of any crime should be allowed to hold any kind of government post.
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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Mankind Peace and unity

 If mankind cant rise above  the differences that keep us divided sometime in the next 150 yrs, then  it is domed to go the way of the dinosaurs

Friday, May 4, 2012

Are you old enough to remember this childrens show?

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Argentinian Farmers take on Monsanto and Philip Morris over epidemic of birth defects - BlackListedNews.com

Argentinian Farmers take on Monsanto and Philip Morris over epidemic of birth defects - BlackListedNews.com

religion and nationalism

another day ends
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Religion and nationalism are outmoded concepts that need to be discontinued in a modern progressive society. 
This is 2012 and  we should start to learn, that if we want to survive we must cut the population and forget all our petty territorial gripes and cooperate to overcome all our present day problems. 
All that is needed is the collective will and universal agreement on the way forward

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Religion

The Bible is a load of crap . every supposed christian denomination has twisted its words to suit their own particular agenda. The Catholic Church is corrupt and  and uses the bible to demean and deprive women of their rights.
The Pope and all the rest of the child molesters  club should be shut down completely ,there is no room in a modern technological society for such  a group of old men.
Personally i can only believe in Einstein`s /Baruch Spinoza`s concept of god as the sum total of all physical laws.
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