Category Archives: Engineering

KC Area ‘Beltway’ Enters 3rd Decade or “A Tale of Two States”

“Kansas followed the Texas plan, buying a wide enough swath of land for the high-speed interstate artery plus room for parallel service roads,” says Kerr. “Missouri just bought enough land for the interstate route and diamond intersections, and didn’t connect … Continue reading

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WorldCon Withdrawals

Despite what my husband thinks, I have not over-dosed on science fiction since last Wednesday when the 74th World Science Fiction Convention (commonly referred to as WorldCon) arrived for the second time in Kansas City, Missouri.  MidAmeriCon II ended yesterday … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Too Excited – No One Has Cracked Nuclear Fusion Yet

http://io9.com/don-t-get-too-excited-no-one-has-cracked-nuclear-fusi-1648014206 We are so close.  Maybe not in my lifetime but definitely in my grandkids. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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13 Unexpected Sources of Energy that Could Save the World

http://io9.com/12-unexpected-sources-of-energy-that-could-save-the-wor-1555080352?utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_facebook&utm_source =io9_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow Very odd … science fact can be stranger than science fiction. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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