Category Archives: Survival Tech

  • Bitcoin Advocates Cry Foul as US Fed Buying ETFs for the First Time

    Bitcoin Advocates Cry Foul as US Fed Buying ETFs for the First Time

    Bitcoin (BTC) has only just completed its “hardening” — but fiat currency is already getting even “easier” as money after a historic move by the United States central bank. As the Federal Reserve confirmed in a press release on May 11, the bank is about to finally launch its corporate debt ...
  • Stanford researchers working on wearables for early detection of infectious diseases

    Stanford researchers working on wearables for early detection of infectious diseases

    Stanford researchers are working with Fitbit and Scripps Research Institute to develop wearables that can detect infectious diseases such as COVID-19 and help contain their spread. Early evidence has suggested that wearable devices, such as smart watches, rings and clothes, can help predict the ...
  • Future Energy: Zero-Carbon Heating

    Future Energy: Zero-Carbon Heating

    Fifty years ago, natural gas transformed homes with instant heat and hot water. But the days of gas and other fossil fuels dominating domestic fuels may be numbered. Rapidly evolving policy in the EU is searching for technologies to speed up electrification and decarbonization. Heat pumps could ...
  • Growing Costs And Shrinking Revenues Squeeze Hospitals As They Brace For Coronavirus

    Growing Costs And Shrinking Revenues Squeeze Hospitals As They Brace For Coronavirus

    As many cities and regions of the country brace for a surge of coronavirus patients over the next few weeks, hospitals are scrambling to get ready. The increase in costs to convert beds, buy equipment and increase staffing time in order to care for critically ill COVID-19 patients is adding up ...
  • Has NASA Filmed a UFO Buzzing the International Space Station?

    Has NASA Filmed a UFO Buzzing the International Space Station?

    NASA scientists are “baffled” by what appears to be a UFO hovering near the International Space Station (ISS). The incredible video, captured on the US space agency’s live camera, shows a unidentified cone-shaped object, pacing the ISS just above it. In a bizarre twist, the NASA camera ...
  • The Ups and Downs of Today’s Drones

    The Ups and Downs of Today’s Drones

    Drones. Whether you love them or hate them, I think we can all agree that they are something we will see more and more of in the future. The question is, is this a good thing or a bad thing? As with much technology, the answer to that depends on who is in control of […]
  • Spot And Thwart Craigslist Scammers

    Spot And Thwart Craigslist Scammers

    Craigslist was started in 1995 by a guy named Craig so his pals could join a then-new email distribution list to promote attendance at local events in the San Francisco Bay area of California. The novel service became a website in 1996 and began to list ads sorted by classified categories. In ...
  • Chinese Scientists Add Human Genes to Monkey Brains

    Chinese Scientists Add Human Genes to Monkey Brains

    Earlier this year, scientists in China embarked on an experiment that has caused condemnation from scientists in other parts of the world. Humans have a gene in their brains called MCPH1. It is believed that this gene plays an important role in brain development. More specifically, this gene ...
  • Digital Cryptocurrencies Explained

    Digital Cryptocurrencies Explained

    “So…what is a Bitcoin and why should I care?” I hear some of my readers asking. Bitcoin was the first of more than 1600 types of digital or virtual cybercurrency (or cryptocurrency) available for investment or to transact commerce online today. Invented by one or more unknown ...
  • Speaking Freely on Parler

    Speaking Freely on Parler

    “If you build it they will come.” And if you close the door to your place of business, your former customers will look for satisfaction elsewhere. That is precisely what is happening with social media platforms today in the U.S.A. Having witnessed recent sweeping bans of political ...