Gongol.com Archives: November 2011
Brian Gongol

November 21, 2011

Agriculture There are a million people going hungry in one country right now
A million people is more than half of the state of Nebraska -- or the entire state of Montana. It should not matter to us one bit that the people live in a country called Zimbabwe, but it certainly feels like our instinct (in the US) is to discount the importance of tragedies happening to people who live far away.

Aviation News Architect proposes $80 billion plan to replace Heathrow
The huge new airport would be in the middle of the Thames River, could take 20 years to build, and supposedly might even be self-financing. We'll see about all of those.

Science and Technology Time-lapse videos of Earth from space

Business and Finance Microlending is on the rise in the US

Business and Finance Iowans have better-than-average financial literacy

Computers and the Internet How to create Google Maps showing a radius of distance from a central point

News Co-creator of "Dangermouse" has died

News Putin gets booed off the stage

Water News Nobody knows the route of the new Keystone XL pipeline