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.

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