Monthly Archive: January 2009

Battling Heroin in Afghanistan, Chinese New Year, Work, and Family

Battling Heroin in Afghanistan, Chinese New Year, Work, and Family

Heroin in Afghanistan A cool story on how some enterprising individuals are working to battle the heroin trade originating in Afghanistan: A former homeless drug abuser from Swindon is the unlikely champion of an initiative that aims to fight Afghanistan’s...

The Coolest Thing I’ve Read This Year

The Coolest Thing I’ve Read This Year

Well, so far anyways: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/scienceandtechnology/science/sciencenews/3981697/Scientists-plan-to-ignite-tiny-man-made-star.html While it has seemed an impossible goal for nearly 100 years, scientists now believe that they are on brink of cracking one of the biggest problems in physics by harnessing the power of nuclear fusion,...