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Monday 28 January 2013

Photo, above:  Reports of an explosion at Iran's Fordow nuclear facility have surfaced and are being both confirmed and denied by multiple sources.  The Jerusalem Post cites a report by Reza Kahlili that says: “The blast shook facilities within a radius of three miles. Security forces have enforced...

Sunday 27 January 2013

  Photo above: a very little Syrian refugee JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Sunday  6 Jan 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Dr. David DeSteno, Director, Northeastern University's Social Emotions Group and co-Author, Out of Character: The Surprising Truths About the Liar, Cheat, Sinner (and Saint) Lurking in...

Saturday 26 January 2013

Above: Nuclear war.  See: Hour One, The Second Nuclear Age: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics by Paul J. Bracken Photo from: "Nuclear warfare still a real threat."  February 11, 2008 in civilisation?   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW January 26, 2013 - Special Podcast    Guest: George C. Daughan,...

Friday 25 January 2013

Photo, above: Grand Central Terminal in New York City. Functional and resplendent architecture. See below: Friday 25 Jan 2013/ Hour 4, Block B:  Sam Roberts, NYT, Grand Central is one hundred years old.  Just published: Grand Central: How a Train Station Transformed America by Sam Roberts and Pete...

Thursday 24 January 2013

Photo, above: Representation of a polio victim, Egypt, 18th Dynasty; from The Ny Carlsberg Glyptothek, Denmark.  The Islamist Egyptian president, Mohammed Morsi, has chosen to save public money by withholding polio vaccine from the country's poorest children. ..  ..  .. December 18, 2012   Pakistan...

Wednesday 23 January 2013

  Photo, above: Davos as infotainment. – Financial Times: The World Economic Forum has been going since 1971 and can pull 2,600 professionals away from their desks without knowing precisely why they come is quite an achievement. Any event that can charge SFr22,000 ($23,600) per seat – and up to...

Tuesday 22 January 2013

An artist's concept of a wheel habitat under construction at an asteroid, a vision of space settlement by the asteroid-mining company Deep Space Industries.  CREDIT: Deep Space Industries  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour OneTuesday  15 Jan 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Larry Kudlow in re the word "collective"...

Monday 21 January 2013

  Photo, above:  The veteran jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar, head of the Mulathameen Brigade, is seen in a still image taken from the Mauritanian news website Sahara Media at an unidentified location on January 20, 2013 /Sahara Media website via Reuters TV. “We promise all the countries that...

Sunday 20 January 2013

Photo, above: Tuareg people, traditional sovereigns of the Sahara.     Historical recounting: A precise date of birth cannot be given for Adrien Atiman but it is believed to have been between 1866 and 1868 in a village on the banks of the River Niger near Timbuktu, in present-day Mali. At that time...

Saturday 19 January 2013

  (Photo: On 3 August 1804 an American Squadron, including USS Constitution, attacked Tripoli during the U.S. war against the Barbary corsairs. This oil painting entitled “Decatur Boarding the Tripolitan Gunboat,” by Dennis Malone Carter, depicts Lieutenant Stephen Decatur (lower right center) in...

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