NASA Today and its Uncertain Future

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has had a long and storied history in the course of American scientific exploration. Since its founding in 1958 during the U.S/Soviet Space Race to the disasters of the Challenger and Columbia Space Shuttles and their 14 dead astronauts, the agency has also had its fair share of ups and downs.  NASA’S Past Successes

Theories on the Evolution of Consciousness must Account for Why More Species Have not Evolved It

Scientists generally draw a distinction between consciousness and intelligence. Consciousness is defined as a state of self awareness; whereas intelligence is seen as a measure of the quality of the awareness. I suggest that the distinction is one of level, not one of kind. Being sufficiently intelligent about cause and effect will include an awareness that the self is a

Eco Energy Lighting Up the Home 2012

When it comes to lighting the home, lumens matter more than wattage. That’s a truth that people are coming to grips with manufactures change the labels on light bulbs to meet new energy-efficiency regulations. Consumers accustomed to equating watts with a certain amount of illumination are beginning to understand that the two are not intrinsically linked. New technologies are driving

5 eco-tools for a greener garden

Working in the garden brings people out into the great outdoors, making them more appreciative of nature’s fragile beauty, yet all too often, the garden tools and equipment that they use are not friendly to the environment. To ensure that nature’s beauty is there to enjoy for generations to come, many gardeners are seeking out eco-friendly garden tools. Here are

Four Causes Of Winter Blues – And What You Can Do About Them

Winter is almost here. Not only is this a time for celebrations with loved ones, annoying Christmas music, and too many good things to eat – it’s also a time that, for many of us, is marked by the onset of the winter blues. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) affects millions of people all over the world every single year. Are