- Sputnik: 50 Years Later
It was 50 years ago this week that the Russians launched Sputnik, the first man made satellite to orbit the earth. It changed the world. In fact, there are few, if any events of the last 50 years that had such a global impact on just about every aspec ...
Article - David Houle - Oct 4 2007 - 8:40am
- $100 A Barrel Oil
There is no question in my mind but that oil will rise to at least $100 a barrel within the next two years. It is easy to see a scenario of $125 a barrel price in the same time frame. The triple digit price of oil will become the norm. Recently it has b ...
Article - David Houle - Apr 2 2008 - 4:44pm
- Over Population Of The Planet And Global Warming
The impact that humanity is having on climate change is directly related to the fact that there are so many of us. Add on top of our shear numbers the fact that we treat the planet harshly and it is clear why we are moving toward a global crisis. ...
Article - David Houle - Apr 2 2008 - 4:41pm
- What Will Bali Mean To Future Generations?
Bali is a word that in 10-15 years I hope will represent and define the time when humanity made an essential shift in direction. There are currently some 10,000 people attending the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Bali. More than 180 ...
Article - David Houle - Apr 2 2008 - 4:40pm
- Happy Holidays From Science 2.0- And Some Christmas Science For You
If you need some science for your Christmas tree, here are a few articles. There are more but how much Christmas science can you read in one day? The Great Debate: Real vs. Artificial Christmas Trees- a good reason to go organic in your choice of trees. ...
Article - Administrator - Sep 24 2010 - 10:40am
- Future Thought's Future Predictions For 2008 And A Look Back At 2007
Happy New Year to all of you that are regular readers of this blog and to those of you who might be coming to it the first time. May 2008 be a happy year for everyone. I can promise that it will be another year of upheaval and change, probably excee ...
Article - David Houle - Apr 2 2008 - 4:36pm
- $100 A Barrel Oil – My Predictions Revisited
The price of oil topped $100 on January 2 and again on January 3. During the days since I have received emails and phone calls from regular readers, complimenting me on my correct prediction. ...
Article - David Houle - Apr 2 2008 - 4:35pm
- High Speed Trains
High speed trains must, and will become an essential component of the U.S. transportation system during the next 20 years. This seems to be obvious, but is something that the (lack of) leadership in Washington D.C. has yet to seriously consider. A combin ...
Article - David Houle - Jan 25 2008 - 12:25pm
- What Transportation In The U.S. Could Look Like In 2015
In the last post I suggested that the U.S. learn from Europe in the use of high speed trains as a core component of a national transportation system. Trains are more energy efficient than cars, give off far less greenhouse emissions than airplanes, ra ...
Article - David Houle - Apr 2 2008 - 4:30pm
- Another Global Cell Phone Milestone
I have written several columns about cell phones in the past. Each one was due to milestones of growth. The speed of growth in the use of cell phones continues to be astounding. It was announced last week by the International Telecommunication Uni ...
Article - David Houle - Apr 2 2008 - 4:28pm