Author Archives: A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami
In gold we trust
Atheists Lose Latest Battle To Remove ‘In God We Trust’ From U.S. Currency Huffington Post (Reuters) – LAUREN MARKOE – May 29, 2014 The plaintiffs, a group that included humanists and minor children, argued before a federal appeals court that … more
Where’s Germany’s gold?
Germany’s missing gold, ServiceMaster [SERV] and Michaels [MIK] IPO Communities Digital News – TERRY PONICK – Jun3 24, 2014 The greater question — too complicated to get into here — involves increasingly clear evidence that, via paper contracts and ETFs, … more
Ganges River in danger of drying up?
India election: How an Indian holy city is killing mighty Ganges Gulf News – BOBBY NAQVI – May 4, 2014 Prof Tripathi said, in the last two decades pollution has become a secondary issue. “The main concern is whether in … more
India – exporting beef to the world
India’s elections spark debate on beef exports BBC News – SHILPA KANNAN – May 4, 2014 Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has attacked the current government over India’s position as one … more
Closing down the meat industry
What If Everyone in the World Became a Vegetarian? motherjones.com – L.V. ANDERSON – May 1, 2014 If the world actually did collectively go vegetarian or vegan over the course of a decade or two, it’s reasonable to think the … more
Science today, maybe not tomorrow
Is the Peer Review Process for Scientific Papers Broken? Time – MELINDA BALDWIN – Apr 29, 2014 If peer review is indeed broken, as some observers have claimed, an important part of fixing it may be adjusting our expectations of … more
Fraud in Science: Liar! Liar! Economist – Jun 4, 2009 Scientists are not quite as honest as might be hoped.
Virtual is now accepted as Reality
Every Important Person In Bitcoin Just Got Subpoenaed By New York’s Financial Regulator Forbes – KASHMIR HILL – Aug 12, 2013 Things are getting serious for Bitcoin this month: a federal judge declared it real money, Bloomberg gave it an … more
Toying with Death
Insight: After disaster, the deadliest part of Japan’s nuclear clean-up Reuters – AARON SHELDRICK & ANTONI SLODKOWSKI – Aug 13, 2013 The operator of Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is preparing to remove 400 tons of highly irradiated spent fuel … more
Follow the money
Mars One: How to boldly go and get voted off the planet Globe and Mail – May 12, 2013 We are not diminishing the ambitions of Mars One, a $6-billion plan to send the first human settlers on a one-way … more