Posts Tagged ‘speed’

China’s High-Speed Trains

One of the great advantages of train travel compared to flying is the saving in wasted time. A flight in most any country normally involves a one-hour trip to the airport with a requirement to arrive at least 1.5 hours prior to departure. At the arrival end, there is always the seemingly long wait to […]

Asteroid due to speed past Earth today will come almost as close as the moon (PHOTO)

Asteroid 2019 UM12, measuring up to 69 meters (230ft) in diameter and traveling at speeds of over 30,700 mph, will come closest to us at 17:41 UTC on November 7. Only discovered by NASA on October 24, the space rock has never passed through this neck of the cosmic woods before and likely won’t ever […]

India to ask Moscow to speed up delivery of S-400 systems during defense minister’s visit to Russia – report

India’s acquisition of the high-tech military hardware is expected to be a top agenda item for Singh, who arrived in Moscow on Tuesday. India is set to procure five S-400s batteries as part of a $5.4bn deal. A source familiar with the matter told the Times of India that New Delhi had been late to […]

Utility Company, AEP, Sues FCC Over Rules to Speed Up 5G and Fiber Installation

August 25, 2019 By B.N. Frank Activist Post reports regularly about the many individuals and organizations who are opposed to the forced widespread installation of 5G technology. Utility companies are among them and they have warned the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) that allowing more 5G spectrums for unlicensed and untested WiFi applications will interfere with […]

RailBite #3: “Higher” Speed Rail

RailBite #3: “Higher” Speed Rail Above Photo: From Rail Electrification Options: Why Solutionary Rail recommends starting with “Higher” Speed Rail Currently, the buzzword for rail travel is “High Speed Rail.” The term is being used broadly, but what does it mean? Brightline in Florida is being called “high speed,” even though it travels at just […]

Iran to boost Internet speed: ICT Minister

IRNA – Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology wrote in a tweet that Iran is to increase the speed of the Internet fourfold. “From tomorrow ADSL can be changed to VDSL, which is four times faster,” wrote Mohammad-Javad Azari-Jahromi. The high-speed Internet is based on VDS (very high bitrate subscriber line) or one of […]

Speeding up Mother Nature: New nanocoating technology can speed the degradation of microplastics by harnessing the elements

(Natural News) In our oceans today, the most common form of debris you can find is plastic. While they come in different shapes and sizes, and the most widespread are microplastics – pieces of plastic which measure less than five millimeters. Plastic contamination is a growing environmental problem, especially in marine ecosystems, rivers, […]

Weather Warfare Across the Planet Devastating Agriculture at Warp Speed

    Look At This Map – It Shows Devastating Crop Losses Are Literally Happening All Over The Globe by Michael Snyder The Economic Collapse Let me warn you right up front – the information in this article might freak you out.  If what some experts are telling us is true, a global food crisis […]

Gigantic ‘potentially hazardous asteroid’ due to speed past Earth this week

Asteroid ‘2008 KV2’ is estimated to measure 1,082 feet (330 meters) across and will be just 4.2 million miles (6.7 million kilometers) from Earth when it flies by.  The gigantic space rock is considered a Near Earth Object (NEO) and the center at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for studying such close encounters considers 2008 […]

London Plans 15mph Speed Limit To "Cut Air Pollution"

In what is a solid contender for this year’s Darwin Awards for environmental virtue signalling, the City of London has proposed a 15mph speed limit and the closure of some streets at lunchtime as part of a “radical plan” to reduce air pollution, cut traffic, and promote walking. With more than half a million people […]

The left-right debate in Israel is over the speed of colonization, not how to end it

“Bibi, it’s time to divorce the Palestinians”, says a banner by the liberal-Zionist organization Commanders for Israel’s Security, which is now up on their main website page, having gone up on billboards across Israel. This organization, endorsed by former Prime Minister Ehud Barak, has been out with a similar campaign last year, with billboards in […]

France: 95% of Speed Cameras in One Region Destroyed as Part of ‘Yellow Vest’ Protest

France: 95% of Speed Cameras in One Region Destroyed as Part of ‘Yellow Vest’ Protest Devices covered with yellow jackets in symbolic gesture Paul Joseph Watson December 7, 2018 95 per cent of speed cameras in one area of France have been completely destroyed as part of the ‘yellow vest’ anti-government protest movement. According […]

500 evacuated, 5 injured as high-speed train catches fire in Germany (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

The ICE 511 train was on its way to Munich at 6:35am local time when it caught fire between stations in Siegburg and Montabaur. A police officer was the first to notice the fire on board, and was reportedly instrumental in raising the alarm and evacuating its nearby occupants before someone was seriously injured. Hundreds […]

Retail Apocalypse Picks Up Speed: Sears, JCPenney, Brookstone, Mattress Firm Spiral Toward Bankruptcy

By Michael Snyder Over 20 major retailers have filed for bankruptcy since the beginning of last year, and in 2018 we may break the all-time record for annual store closings that was established just last year.  We are in the midst of the worst retail apocalypse in American history, and it appears to be picking […]

Government Surveillance: Those Signs Showing Your Speed May Be Spying On You

October 1, 2018 By Mac Slavo Those signs that show you how fast you are traveling may be a part of a United States government surveillance program. That sign might not only be there to remind you what the speed limit is but a part of a dystopian “Big Brother” spy network. “There used to be […]

Boston’s Vision-Zero Exposed: Lowering the speed limit increases speeding ticket revenue by 47%

All across the country, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is hard at work convincing cities to lower their speed limits from 30 MPH to 25 MPH. The national effort to lower speed limits in cities is known as “Vision-Zero.” To date, the NHTSA, NSC and the IIHS have convinced more than thirty cities to lower their speed […]

Cop shoots through windshield in high-speed chase, ends with car plowing into school (VIDEO)

Police had been on the lookout for the stolen black SUV after a man was shot at a carwash at about 7.30am local time on July 11. He later died in hospital. In the video, released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police on Monday, one officer can be heard yelling “Shots fired! Shots fired!” into […]

Elon Musk’s Boring Co. Asked to Build Chicago High-Speed Transit Between O’Hare and Downtown

Elon Musk’s Boring Co. Asked to Build Chicago High-Speed Transit Between O’Hare and Downtown June 14th, 2018 Via: USA Today: Elon Musk has been tapped to build a futuristic transportation system using high-powered electric “skatesâ€� to carry passengers between O’Hare International Airport and downtown […]

Supermassive black hole annihilates star, launches jets at speed of light (IMAGE)

Scientists tracked the tidal disruption event (TDE) with radio and infrared telescopes in a pair of colliding galaxies called Arp 299 – some 150 million light-years from Earth – after they detected an infrared burst while searching for supernova explosions in 2005. The team watched as a star more than twice the sun’s mass, drifted […]

Housing Prices Rise At Twice The Speed Of Inflation And Pay

Housing Prices Rise At Twice The Speed Of Inflation And Pay Above Photo: FILE PHOTO: A ‘House For Sale’ sign is seen outside a single family house in Uniondale, New York, U.S., May 23, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo After losing over a third of their value a decade ago, which led to the financial crisis […]

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