Doug's Darkworld

Blog URL:http://unitedcats.wordpress.com/
Blog Tags:world, history, science, cosmology, war, terrorism, politics, business, philosophy
Location:Berkeley

War, history, and science in a fractured world. A hopefully educated and objective look at the amazing world we live on. Emphasis on current events, ongoing wars, space exploration, science, and history. Also: earth mysteries, economics, and politics.



Latest Blog Posts



Back to science! (For now.) Space exploration more specifically, possibly my all time favorite branch of science. Well, second favorite. Molecular gastronomy is probably the ultimate science, though I’m really only interested in its results. Moving...

WHAT ROUGH BEAST II

on Sep 18, 2019 in: Iran, War

Well, knock on wood, no US attack on Iran … yet. The quiet before the storm? Nothing has happened yet, but the more I learn about the attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abqaiq oil facility, the more worried I am. This attack was important in at least four...

WHAT ROUGH BEAST

on Sep 15, 2019 in: Iran

I was working on my interstellar visitor post, then this happened. Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities have been hit by drones, reducing their production capacity by about 50%. Saudi Arabia is the world’s number two producer of oil. So, to put it s...

This was an interesting week. Got kinda bad news from a few old friends. The good thing about growing old is you’re still alive. The bad thing is that the older one gets, the fewer of your friends and loved ones will be alive. Pretty safe to say th...

September 11 2019. The 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Possibly the most written about event in history. At least in America, I wonder how much attention it gets in the rest of the world. Years of cultivating foreign friends has taught me a bit...

I went and saw the latest Tarantino movie, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.” Some general spoilers ahead, as opposed to specific spoilers. People’s preferences for spoilers vary, some don’t want to hear any, other friends want me to describe t...

SHARPIEGATE

on Sep 6, 2019 in: current events, Politics

OK, this story is shocking to me. And boy, Trump has set the bar really high, but he managed to outdo himself once again. Sharpiegate. Let’s review. On Sunday Trump tweeted that Georgia, the Carolinas, and Alabama, will be “Hit harder than expect...