Archive for December, 2008

Vitamin D for cardiovascular health

Posted in 1. Science of Health on December 15th, 2008 by Thor – 12 Comments

Vitamin DAbout 40% of men and 50% of women in the United States are deficient in Vitamin D. As study published in the American Journal of Cardiology reports a clear correlation between the degree of vitamin D deficiency and the types/frequency of cardiovascular diseases.

The solution for cardiovascular health comes back to an active lifestyle which includes plenty of exercise (with exposure to the sun), and proper eating habits.

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Startup Highlight: Superprotonics

Posted in 2. Science & Technology on December 13th, 2008 by Thor – 7 Comments

With claims of superior, economically competitive, and environmentally friendly fuel cells, Superprotonic hopes to revolutionize the automotive, small stationary/residential, and portable electronics markets. Consumers of these products are expected to spend over 10 billion dollars a year for their energy needs by 2012.

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Startup Highlight: LS9, Inc.

Posted in 2. Science & Technology on December 7th, 2008 by Thor – 3 Comments

LS9 is developing technology for renewable, cost effective, and domestically produced biofuels. They have a simple moto, “The best replacement for petroleum is petroleum“. With the goal of a fuel that is chemically identical to petroleum to allow broad and rapid adoption in mind, LS9 has developed Renewable Petroleumâ„¢ technologies. LS9 has developed a new […]

A Nationalized Car Maker?

Posted in 3. Political Opinion on December 7th, 2008 by Thor – 25 Comments

As much as America hates the idea of big government socialism, some of the best pieces of America are nationalized. Why can’t we have a nationalized car company? After all, it seems most car companies focus on making “bodywork” changes from year to year instead of concentrating on making safer and more reliable cars. Some […]

Want to Save Money?

Posted in 4. Misc. on December 1st, 2008 by SpeedisaVirus – Be the first to comment

As the economy slumps, credit crumbles, and people are looking to pinch pennies what are we to do to stay entertained? According to the article, Britons ‘saving money with sex’, a YouGov survey of 2000 adults in the UK shows many couples are getting reacquainted with each other as their entertainment budgets shrink. Sex was […]