Archive for May, 2017

Is Space the Final Frontier for Molecular Gastronomy?

May 24, 2017

Chefs who specialize in molecular gastronomy around the world dedicate their lives to food in pursuit of flavor through the use of science and art. They are constantly studying and experimenting with food to push their boundaries. Like a chemist, biologist or physicist, they have a lab. It is a kitchen you would usually imagine […]

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After Capitalism: The Metaspace Economy

May 15, 2017

We are told that the Great Recession lasted from 2007 to 2009. Yet for over 64% of Americans, the Great Recession has not ended for them. And for Edie Weiner, the recession was not a recession at all. It’s an economic transformation to the new normal. The recession marked the transition to the Metaspace Economy. […]

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Forest Futures: A Bionic Leaf: An Unsuspecting Hero?

May 10, 2017

Perhaps you may remember and was a fan of the 1970s-television series The Six Million Dollar Man, in which actor Lee Majors plays Colonel Steve Austin, an astronaut turned cyborg-like superhuman following a catastrophic accident, who uses his nuclear-powered bionic limbs and implants on behalf of the US government to battle evil for the good […]

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Coming Home to the Forest

May 7, 2017

The Roman historian Tacitus recorded how Julius Caesar once interviewed men who had journeyed for two months from Poland to Gaul (France) without ever once glimpsing sunlight.  Since those days, however, it seems like civilization has been measured largely by how far the forest eaves could be pushed back from the farmland and the city […]

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