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The Reason For Donald Trump’s Success

I’ve been thinking a lot about Donald Trump lately. He’s got some of my otherwise non-political friends very fired up and ready to vote for him. I like some of what he says but some of his comments seem off the wall. I haven’t been able to really see why …

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Glass with Radiation Protection

Very interesting advancement that addresses one of the issues I see as necessary hurdles for putting humans on Mars, which is protection from long-term radiation exposure:  http://news.discovery.com/space/radiation-blocking-glass-tech-to-shield-astronauts-160122.htm

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John Quincy Adams on Immigration and American Values

I highly encourage everyone to read this excellent letter from John Quincy Adams (at the time, Secretary of State) written in response to a letter from a well-to-do German who had written to him and said he would move to America if he was guaranteed a job. It is striking …

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