Hydrogen production efficiency; step ahead

Hydrogen can be created cleanly with considerably more efficiency and at a lower cost than is now attainable with commercially available catalysts. The US Department of Energy has established benchmarks for technologies that can produce clean hydrogen for $2 per kilogram by 2025 and $1 per kg by 2030. Oregon State University study into catalyst […]

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“I would be the strongest and the fastest; God is my friend”

“I prayed and believed that He helps me in everything. He is with me every second. That is why I set high goals for myself and believed that I could do it, because everything is possible. Faith moves mountains,” – expressed Roza Roza Kozakowska is Poland’s Paralympic pole vault champion. She also won silver in […]

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NO sports for the women in Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s most popular sport is cricket. After the Taliban captured Kabul in mid-August, numerous female athletes left the country. According to Ahmadulla Wasiq, vice-chairman of the Taliban’s cultural affairs committee, women will not be allowed to participate sports in Afghanistan. His stance that women should not be permitted to play cricket was voiced in an […]

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A bishop’s comment on the legalisation of the same-sex couples in Switzerland.

In a referendum on September 26, Switzerland approved civil marriage and the right to adopt children for same-sex couples, making it one of the last Western European countries to do so. Bishop Joseph Maria Bonnemain appears to be following Pope Francis’ lead, since he openly backed same-sex civil unions – without calling them “marriage” – […]

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“Demasking” the authoritarianism of religious organisations

Religious organizations were found to have made “egregious failures” in the areas of child protection and safeguarding.The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) discovered “substantial impediments” to effectively reporting child sexual abuse claims in several of the religious organizations it examined.Among them were “victim blaming,” religious leaders abusing their influence, and a reluctance to […]

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Benedict XVI: “A fundamental criterion is gone.”

The legalization of same-sex marriage in many countries is “a distortion of conscience,” according to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. In a new anthology of his writings on Europe, Benedict XVI stated that “the issue of marriage and family has taken on a new dimension that cannot be ignored.” A distortion of conscience has clearly penetrated […]

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