energy

How Much Coffee is Too Much Coffee?

On the one hand, you’re a reasonable person who’s well aware that too much of anything is bad for you. But on the other, reasonably…

You Can’t Sit Still Because You’re Bored and Stressed

Every office has a few toe-tappers, foot-waggers and/or pen-spinners. I, for one, annoy the hell out of my coworkers with incessant knee-bouncing. What, though, compels…

The Former Astronaut With a Plan to Mine the Moon and Power the World

To understand why and how Harrison “Jack” Schmitt became the main advocate for a fantastical idea to mine the moon for a substance that he…

Interlude at Standing Rock

It’s Halloween, and I’m standing on a bridge just north of where Highway 1806 passes north out of the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North…