Four decades later, in America, it was difficult to explain to Americans that there was something of the third world about them. That's because they thought of the third world as a country with tin shanties. Here she is then - Africa is all her first world majesty! :)
Why couldn't there be non-profit, member driven health insurance and health care?
Interesting article about the fate of water on Earth in the future, explaining Hydrogen-to-Deuterium ratios and how we know about those ratios.
Our two closest solar system neighbors Venus and Mars once had oceans – planet-encircling, globe-girdling, Earth-like oceans. Venus didn’t have the right stuff and lost her oceans to space. And now we know that Mars has lost to space at least 80% of all the water it once had. Et tu, Earth? What about you? More to the point, what about us? Despite water’s apparent abundance, what does the future hold for the most precious material on our planet?
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More on Deuterium:
Image credit: An artist's impression of the Galileo probe descending into Jupiter's atmosphere, amongst other things measuring the H-to-D ratio NASA http://1.usa.gov/1NtXGIu
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