President Trump is helping Beijing win in the South China Sea

Robert D. Kaplan, Contributor For years now, China has been at war against the United States in the South China Sea, except Washington didn't notice until the process was well underway. The Chinese way of war — modeled after the philosopher of middle antiquity, Sun Tzu — is to win without ever having to fight. … Continue reading President Trump is helping Beijing win in the South China Sea

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Unruh effect – Scholarpedia

The Unruh effect is a surprising prediction of quantum field theory: From the point of view of an accelerating observer or detector, empty space contains a gas of particles at a temperature proportional to the acceleration. Direct experimental confirmation is difficult because the linear acceleration needed to reach a temperature 1 K is of order … Continue reading Unruh effect – Scholarpedia

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.

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