Trump: violent, perverted, corrupt, racist, liar

He has done the opposite of everything he promised in his campaign. Even during his campaign, he lied so often and so blatantly that nothing he said could be counted on. He stooped to name-calling, attacked political opponents and their families unfairly, viciously, and seldom with any merit whatsoever. Because he was constantly being “called on the carpet” by the media for his lying and hypocrisy, he did what every. . . CONTINUE

Tesla Roadster for 2020, Fastest Road Car Ever.

It’ll be the fastest production car ever made. Period. – Musk “performance figures unmatched in the history of street legal sports cars.” 2017-11-17 It’ll have a 620-mile range via a 200 kWh battery pack. The new Tesla Roadster will do zero to 60 in 1.9 seconds and it’ll blast through a quarter mile in 8.9 seconds, before reaching a top speed of over 250 MPH propelled by almost 7,400 lb-ft. . . 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

Tesla Model S: best-selling US luxury sedan, by a wide margin

“as well as Western Europe’s best-selling luxury car last year.” Third-quarter sales of the Tesla Motors Model S electric sedan surged 59 percent from last year to 9,156 units, the company confirmed to Autoblog today. The sales are about five percent more than our previous third-quarter estimate, since that was a guess based on Tesla’s disclosure of its global quarterly sales. Bloomberg News, which first reported the US sales figures,. . . CONTINUE