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MycoLeather

Originally posted on Lagrangian Republican Association:
US company MycoWorks has developed a technology that turns fungi into an excellent alternative for leather. This fabric is actually made of mycelium, which is the fiber network of a fungus. According to this business their product is highly customizable. MycoWorks is, however, not the only group exploring the…

Look for the Liberal Label: My Journey to the Left

Originally posted on Padre Steve's World…Musings of a Progressive Realist in Wonderland:
Friends of Padre Steve’s World, A couple of days ago I received a comment on my Political Commentary tab from an old baseball player who played with the Detroit Tigers in the 1960s. He made some comments that I took to heart as…

Situational crime prevention

Originally posted on Lagrangian Republican Association:
According to the crime opportunity theory the main cause of crime is the opportunity for prospective criminals to commit crime. Consequently crime can be reduced by eliminating opportunities for committing crimes, a strategy also known as situational prevention. In other words, by making it harder for people to commit…

Space news

Originally posted on Lagrangian Republican Association:
We want to share two news stories on ScienceDaily relevant for space colonization. Roadmap to enhance radioresistance for space colonization. Cosmic radiation is by far the most serious threat for space settlement, both orbital and surface-based ones. Without adequate protection from cosmic radiation, human space colonization will be impossible.…

“I am Going to Tell the Truth”

Originally posted on Padre Steve's World…Musings of a Progressive Realist in Wonderland:
Friends of Padre Steve’s World, Last night while Judy was out with her ceramics class last night friends I decided to re-watch the film Judgement at Nuremberg after having finished reading Deborah Lipstadt’s book Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory. The…

Letting the Chips Fall

Originally posted on Russia Without BS:
In debates over healthcare it is not uncommon to hear both mainstream conservatives and “libertarians” insist that healthcare is not right, and therefore those who cannot afford it are shit out of luck. https://twitter.com/RussiawithoutBS/status/960661441199030272 Some of these folks don’t even shy away from coming out and saying “let them…

Animal-free meat and dairy

Originally posted on Lagrangian Republican Association:
Scientific and technological progress will make factory farming obsolete in the near future. Here is short video explaining how we can still consume meat and dairy products, while avoiding the mistreating of animals. ? For more info: Perfect Day Foods (animal free dairy) Cultured Beef (Mark Post’s official web…