Not Your Daddy’s Camper

May 26, 2016  by Douglas Black Look out campers, this expandable bump-out is outta this world.  Quite literally. Deployed today on the International Space Station (ISS), this inflatable space room … Source: Not Your Daddy’s Camper

ShockMe the Robocop

by Douglas Black, April 26, 2016 In another step from science fiction to scary reality, China’s National Defense University unveiled a security robot designed to patrol the streets and “prote… Source: ShockMe the Robocop


My Nuclear Experience AT Gunpoint   by Douglas Black,  March 29, 2016   (This blog was originally posted on my ENERFICIENCY Blog in June of 2002 shortly after the so-called “dirty bomb… Source: NUKE SECURITY

Drawing of Shipton Hall

The Ten Generations Home

by Douglas Black  March 31, 2016 (Originally posted on the ENERFICIENCY Blog Aug 3, 2003). Housing, like nearly all products produced in the last 50 years, has become disposable. We build-in obsolescence disguised as “affordability”, but in reality the practice provides a continual sales generator for manufacturers. Additionally the inheritance taxes that families are subjected…