About poverty and love in the Philippines.

Causes of poverty, not in any order. 1. Poor education 2. Corrupt ineffective bureaucracy 3. Poor culture 4. Foreign investment 5. Religion Education: everyone has to pay for their education here, only the rich get a decent education. Everyone else is left out destined to be poor. Until recently a high school education was a … Continue reading About poverty and love in the Philippines.

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AT WAR War Without End

The Pentagon’s failed campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan left a generation of soldiers with little to fight for but one another. By C. J. Chivers Aug. 8, 2018Second Platoon did not hide its dark mood as its soldiers waded across the Korengal River in the bright light of afternoon. It was early in April 2009 … Continue reading AT WAR War Without End

Turmeric benefits: Are the health rumors true? Maritza Moulite, CNN

Alzheimer's disease. Diabetes. Arthritis. Unwanted hair growth. Baldness. Infertility. Erectile dysfunction. Hangovers. Glaucoma. Cancer. If you have an ailment, there's a good chance that someone, somewhere, is studying whether turmeric can treat it. There are more than 15,000 manuscripts published about curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, and about 50 manuscripts added to this collection … Continue reading Turmeric benefits: Are the health rumors true? Maritza Moulite, CNN

The US Navy’s top acquisition priority stumbles out of the gate

A Navy rendering of the future ballistic missile submarine Columbia, the lead boat in the next generation of nuclear missile boats. (Navy) The U.S. Navy’s $122.3 billion Columbia-class ballistic missile submarineprogram is off to an inauspicious start after faulty welding was discovered in several missile tubes destined for both the Columbia and Virginia-class programs, as … Continue reading The US Navy’s top acquisition priority stumbles out of the gate

Force field’ technology could make US tanks unstoppable Allison Barrie

Astonishingly futuristic new tech creates a seemingly invisible, impenetrable, protective bubble around military armored vehicles making enemy attempts to fire at U.S. tanks pretty pointless – those rounds won’t hit the tank, they’ll explode mid-air. Think of it almost like making a tank smart enough to defend itself. With the upgrade, tanks automatically protect the … Continue reading Force field’ technology could make US tanks unstoppable Allison Barrie