Posts tagged with ‘warfare’

Disappearing Bees? Re-appearing Karma

March 30, 2012

Neonicotinoid pesticides and Colony Collapse Disorder   The Register reports on what seems to be a pretty good study from some guys at Stirling and Lancaster Universities in the UK.  The “boffin-years” worked (as The Register puts it) by them and another French team now have very good proof that it’s a group of pesticides, […]

Send in the Army

November 23, 2009

No Problem The towns of Workington and Cockermouth are now effectively isolated because all the bridges are down, washed away in the floods. However, they are ONLY bridges, and bridges can be made and rebuilt.  The problem is the lack of communications for the towns and surrounding villages, which affects everything, not least the provision […]

Murderous Robot Wars

August 4, 2009

Introduction Professor Noel Sharkey from Sheffield, better known as one of the judges on the BBCTV show “Robot Wars” knows a thing or two about robots and artificial intelligence.  He’s made a plea for more debate about the use of robot planes in warfare. (see link) He’s said, “An international debate is needed on the […]

Ireland, Somerset and the Legion d’Honneur

March 10, 2009

Nichiren …if the minds of living beings are impure, their land is also impure, but if their minds are pure, so is their land. There are not two lands, pure or impure in themselves. The difference lies solely in the good or evil of our minds. – Nichiren Daishonin, from his writings, page 4.  Written […]

BBC Discovers Nuclear Bomb on it’s Website

November 10, 2008

The United States abandoned a nuclear weapon beneath the ice in northern Greenland following a crash in 1968, a BBC investigation has found. This banner paragraph to the article succinctly explains the inane reporting going on at the BBC under the disguise of “News”.  Far from being an “expose” it’s just a hash – and […]