Private industries make their first probes into the final frontier
A recent article in The New York Times discusses the possibility of privately funded space travel open to tourists in the near future:
"Boeing said Wednesday that it was entering the space tourism business, an announcement that could
China has reportedly overtaken Japan as the world’s second largest economy. Many react to China’s ascendance by warning that America is in “danger” of being “overtaken”. On this view, the fact that some people gain more means that others necessarily have less.
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EPA Grading scheme for vehicles distorts our ability to act on our own judgment
The Environmental Protection Agency recently proposed a scheme by which vehicles would be "graded" based on fuel efficiency. According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal:
"Under the system, the only