Saturday, January 9, 2010

Preventing cancer and other problems with alkaline pills?

Cancer cells proliferate in acidic environments. A healthy human is free of cancer and is not acidic (typical healthy pH is slightly basic: 7.4). But it is common for people to have unhealthily low pH levels (more acidic).

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Creating money

An article on the peculiarities of the ways we create money.

Friday, January 1, 2010

Global warming and global cooling

When volcanos erupt it lets off a bunch of gases into the atmosphere. A big volcanic eruption can actually cause global cooling - light waves that would otherwise have reached the earth's surface and caused some warming were instead deflected by particles in the atmosphere put up there by the volcanic eruption. When we burn some fuel, greenhouse gases are emitted which are known to act as an insulator for the earth (helping us to stay warm by retaining heat).

Bringing democracy to the United Nations

A short point on obvious shortcomings at the United Nations.