Author Archives: A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami

Origin of Life – first piece of the puzzle eludes researchers

Power behind primordial soup discovered University of Leeds – Apr 4, 2013 Researchers at the University of Leeds may have solved a key puzzle about how objects from space could have kindled life on Earth.

Posted in Science & Technology | Tagged , | Comments Off on Origin of Life – first piece of the puzzle eludes researchers

Man on the Moon: Done and Dusted

NASA chief rules out manned Moon mission in the foreseeable future The Verge – AARON SOUPPOURIS – Apr 7, 2013 NASA administrator Charles Bolden has dismissed the idea that the space agency will attempt another manned Moon mission. Speaking with … more

Posted in Sci-Tech | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Man on the Moon: Done and Dusted

Interplanetary travel described in the Vedas

Wanted: People willing to die on Mars CBC News – Mar 16, 2013 The man behind the private space project dubbed Mars One is looking for people to travel to Mars, but he’s not offering a return ticket. “The technology … more

Posted in Science & Technology, Vedas | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Interplanetary travel described in the Vedas

Why stop at Mars?

The Crazy Plan to Fly Two Humans to Mars in 2018 Popular Mechanics – MICHAEL BELFIORE – Feb 27, 2013 To take advantage of an alignment of Earth and Mars that happens once every 15 years and would allow the … more

Posted in Science & Technology | Tagged , | Comments Off on Why stop at Mars?

Iraq’s liberation, the Arab Spring and the democratic revolution

Saddam’s statue: the bitter regrets of Iraq’s sledgehammer man Guardian – PETER BEAUMONT – Mar 9, 2013 “Then we had only one dictator. Now we have hundreds,” he says, echoing a popular sentiment in a country mired in political problems … more

Posted in Government, Politics | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Iraq’s liberation, the Arab Spring and the democratic revolution

Fueling the fire of material desire

Material desire is just like a blazing fire. If a fire is continually supplied with drops of fat, the fire will increase more and more and never be extinguished. Therefore the policy of trying to satisfy material desires by catering … more

Posted in Wonderful KRSNA | Comments Off on Fueling the fire of material desire

Anti-currency and Currency

Arizona Senate Approves Gold, Silver As Legal Tender TPM Live Wire – TOM KLUDT – Feb 28, 2013 Arizona’s Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill on Wednesday to make gold and silver legal tender in the state.

Posted in Economy, Money | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Anti-currency and Currency

In recent news: 50 Million Dollar diamond heist in Belgium; Not so recent: Kohinoor diamond one among many the British plundered from India

Britain to India: Diamond in royal crown is ours Reuters – Feb 20, 2013 British Prime Minister David Cameron says a giant diamond his country forced India to hand over in the colonial era that was set in a royal … more

Posted in History, Law, Politics | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on In recent news: 50 Million Dollar diamond heist in Belgium; Not so recent: Kohinoor diamond one among many the British plundered from India

Colonising Mars

Human Settlement on Mars in 2023 Mars-one.com –Mars One is a not-for-profit organization that will take humanity to Mars in 2023, to establish the foundation of a permanent settlement from which we will prosper, learn, and grow. Before the first … more

Posted in Science & Technology, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Colonising Mars

Mismanagement, not overpopulation

Almost half of the world’s food thrown away, report finds Guardian – REBECCA SMITHERS – Jan 10, 2013 [The UK’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)] report, Global Food; Waste Not, Want Not, found that between 30% and 50% or 1.2-2bn … more

Posted in Demographics, Economy, Environment - Nature, Food: Field to Table | Comments Off on Mismanagement, not overpopulation