Tesla Roadster for 2020, Fastest Road Car Ever!: 0-60 in 1.9 sec., Top Speed: 250 mph!

updated 2018-10-04 It’ll be the fastest production car ever made. Period. – Musk “performance figures unmatched in the history of street legal sports cars.” 0 to 60 in 1.9 seconds! Top speed: 250 mph! Range 620 miles on a charge! Tesla.com/roadster: 0 to 60: 1.9 seconds 0-100 mph: 4.2 sec 1/4 mile: 8.8 sec Top speed: Over 250 mph Range 620 miles on a charge Price: $200,000 JUN 27, 2018. . . CONTINUE

Run Your Car On Vapors

running on fumes

first posted 03-03-2014 Get a bottle and some hose and discover How to run your vehicle on gasoline fumes. Good clear Videos showing how easy it is for your car to get 100 miles per gallon and much more, have started appearing since 2012 or 2013. Finally, we can start experimenting with the simplest cheap parts and tools and get fantastic results! A simple vaporizer system. a.k.a. GasFumes.org   GasolineFumes.org. . . CONTINUE

Trump: ‘I Won’t Be Here’ When National Debt Explodes

Dec 5, 2018 Aides and advisers have tried convincing him how important managing the debt is, but those words have allegedly fallen on deaf ears. … Sources close to Trump say he has repeatedly shrugged it off, … because he won’t be around to shoulder the blame when it becomes even more untenable. … in early 2017 … “Yeah, but I won’t be here,” the president bluntly said, according to. . . CONTINUE

Global Warming is real and going to court

updated 11-06-2018 “Big oil knew for decades …” yet lied and bought politicians (who appointed “business friendly” judges). Now cities and states are going to court. “ExxonMobil’s conduct – promoting uncertainty about climate science it knew to be accurate” Nov 6, 2018 Fossil Fuels on Trial, Major Climate Change Lawsuits: fraud investigations From a trove of internal Exxon documents, a narrative emerged in 2015 that put a spotlight on the. . . CONTINUE

Republican tax bill hypocrisy, we pay for it

updated 10-30-2018. The GOP’s debt concerns were pure fraud. The Tax Act is a Christmas tree of special-interest tax breaks for the super-rich. The only thing more corrupt than the substance was the way it was enacted. [Republicans in Congress are making us pay their rich benefactors taxes, taking our Social Security and Medicare that came out of our paycheck, our FICA.] The deficit has grown by 77 percent since. . . CONTINUE

Everybody in the White House Considers Trump an Idiot

updated Jan. 27, 2019 Trump’s former secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, described him as a “fucking moron,” a fact that has been reported previously. Chief of Staff John Kelly has called Trump an idiot and also crazy: “He’s an idiot. It’s pointless to try to convince him of anything. He’s gone off the rails. We’re in crazytown,” After security officials tried fruitlessly to explain to Trump the importance of American. . . CONTINUE

Every Republican(!) senator has rejected Trumps attacks on the press

It is unanimous: “the press is not the enemy of the people.” No matter how many times Trump yells profanities and lies because he dislikes the truth or because people don’t like his violence and racism and laugh at his ignorance or because he encouraged Russian interference. The Republican party has spoken, every Republican(!) senator has rejected Trumps deliberate distortions of the truth about the news. …”the free press serves. . . CONTINUE

tRump is so interested and supportive of Putin

updated January 13, 2019 “…colluding with a foreign power to win an election or even attempting to do so may constitute conspiracy against the United States.” Trump openly hired, as his campaign manager, a man who had spent most of the previous decade promoting Russian interests in Ukraine. He openly called for Russia to hack Hillary Clinton’s email. . . . Russia backed him with a sophisticated online campaign designed. . . CONTINUE

The Trump administration to freeze fuel-efficiency standards

The Trump administration on Thursday put forth its long-awaited proposal to freeze antipollution and fuel-efficiency standards for vehicles and challenge the right of states, California in particular, to set their own, more stringent tailpipe pollution standards. The administration’s plans immediately faced opposition from an unusual mix of critics — including not only environmentalists and consumer groups but auto-industry representatives as well as individual states — who are now launching efforts. . . CONTINUE

Russians hacked candidates and encouraged racism to elect Trump

updated 2018-08-08 Russians stimulate racism which boosts Trump and Republican votes Russians sow chaos, undermine public confidence in the political system, and diminish our social stability. Jul 20, 2018, 3:20pm EDT Microsoft security executive reveals Russians tried to hack 3 congressional candidates Another sign the Kremlin doesn’t seem to be giving up. America’s top intelligence official, Dan Coats, said last week that “the warning signs are there” when it comes. . . CONTINUE

Electric Buses will soon be Hurting the Oil Industry

April 28, 2018; About 280,000 barrels a day of fuel won’t be needed this year. China adds a London-sized electric bus fleet every five weeks. Hybrids and electrics to hit 22 percent of all buses by 2021. {Freedonia Group est.} Electric bus company Proterra predicted that, in the US alone, electric buses will represent a third of all new transit sales by 2020, 50 percent by 2025, With China leading. . . CONTINUE

Tesla to build 18 wheeler semi-trucks, 400+ already reserved!

“Tesla, Elon Musk, may again be the most powerful motivator that initiates significant, fundamental, change toward reducing our man-made global warming activities.” Tesla’s recently unveiled semi-truck is aimed at the segment of the market that will [otherwise] likely be the slowest to transition to electric drivetrains. Constraints on price, range and payload capacity suggest the long-haul market may [without Tesla] be the last to embrace electric trucks, after urban freight,. . . CONTINUE

Standing Up To Super Polluters

Updated Oct 24, 2017 “In 2015, diseases caused by air, water and soil pollution were responsible for 9 million premature deaths, that is 16% of all global death. Exposures to contaminated air, water and soil kill more people than smoking, hunger, natural disasters, war, AIDS, or malaria.” The global financial costs of pollution are huge, totaling “$4.6 trillion per year, 6.2% of global economic output”. The study reported that in. . . CONTINUE

The Tesla Model 3

Almost 500,000 people have put down deposits on a Tesla 3! 5 features that make the Tesla Model 3 worth considering What you thought you knew about electric cars just changed. The $35,000 Tesla Model 3 recently made its first appearance off the production line. The new model will belong to Tesla’s CEO and cofounder, Elon Musk. Inside the steel and aluminum body of the battery-powered car are five features. . . CONTINUE

2016, a possible point of no return

atmospheric carbon dioxide failed to drop below 400 parts per million – long been considered a point of no return for the atmosphere by scientists. 2016 was a milestone year in the continued warming of the planet. From unstable agriculture to the drought in California to melting ice sheets to extreme weather events and heat waves, climate change has disrupted virtually every corner of the world. It’s impossible to exhaustively. . . CONTINUE

Air pollution in Beijing, CHINA at dangerous levels

first Published on Jan 12, 2013 China Smog Creates What Some Call a Kind of Respiratory Nuclear Winter BEIJING — Dec 19, 2016; associated press On Sunday, news websites said the number of children being taken to Beijing hospitals with breathing trouble soared. Photos showed waiting rooms crowded with parents carrying children who wore face masks. Thick, gray smog fell over Beijing on Tuesday, choking China’s capital in a haze. . . CONTINUE

Signs of Intelligent Life

1st posted 03-20-2012 “Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the Universe is that none of it has tried to contact us.” 54% of Americans already believe that there is some form of life on other planets (newsweek). A 2012 survey by National Geographic found that 77 percent of Americans think that aliens have visited Earth. “Do you think we are crazy or want to. . . CONTINUE

The Age of Aquarius

1st posted 04-07-2012 “Based on talks with actual engineers that work at Ford and GM, these two companies have actively discouraged any improvements in fuel efficiencies. Engineers would be threatened if they were caught tinkering with the computer systems or searching for ways to make the car engines run more efficiently.” … “CAFE standards were implemented in 1978 to force automakers to produce cars that get better mileage.” See “Decades. . . CONTINUE

The Arctic is freakishly hot right now

This map shows temperature departures from average. Areas in bright red indicate temperatures of up to 36° hotter than normal. Siberia in pink is abt. 35 degrees below normal.   rawstory.com, DAVID FERGUSON, 11-18-2016 36 degrees above normal Scientists studying Arctic weather patterns say that the region at the top of the world is freakishly hot for this time of year – a whopping 36 degrees F (20 degrees C). . . CONTINUE

Formula E Racing, Electric

first posted 2014-10-06 updated 2016-11-18 BMW announces official Formula E factory entry By Tim Biesbrouck – Jul 12, 2017 After Audi announced its factory status in Formula E, BMW confirmed the same this week. Together with their existing partner Andretti Autosport, the German car manufacturer will develop an electric powertrain for Season 5 (2018/19). BMW already supplied the safety car, medical car and course cars since the inception of the. . . CONTINUE

Now, Florida floods even without a storm or hurricane!

Intensified by Climate Change, ‘King Tides’ Change Ways of Life in Florida from the N.Y. Times – By LIZETTE ALVAREZ and FRANCES ROBLES – NOV. 17, 2016 On Monday morning, shortly after November’s so-called supermoon dropped from view on Mola Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale … Seawater gurgled audibly up through manhole covers and seeped from the grass. Under a sunny sky, the water drowned docks and slid over low sea walls.. . . CONTINUE