North America might become energy independent. Will this accelerate climate change? Via Fuel Fix
Does the use of drones help or hurt U.S. counter-terrorism policy? A primer via the Council on Foreign Relations.
Thomas Edison once electrocuted an elephant to convince the public that his DC current was safer than Tesla’s AC current. Edison’s DC current may be on the rise again, as new technology has emerged that could aid international green energy efforts. Via National Geographic.
City of San Antonio is aiming for 60% recycling by 2025. How important is recycling to you? Do you live green? Via San Antonio Express
Science explores changing attitudes about gifts. How do you feel about regifting? Via Wall Street Journal
A majority prefer male marriage proposals over female marriage proposals. Is this indicative of cultural sexism? Via Slate
President Obama is out campaigning for his position in the fiscal cliff negotiations. Is this the beginning of grassroots governing? Via The Atlantic
Intelligence community believes U.S. will no longer be the only world superpower in 2030. Is that already true? Via Politico.
Concierge medicine goes lower-end. Is this the future of medicine? Via Bloomberg
Is the TSA an annoyance or evidence that terrorists are winning because of U.S. overreaction? Via LinkedIn
San Antonio has a fledgling marijuana legalization organization. The question is when, not if, Texas will decriminalize pot. Via San Antonio Express
On that note, do we have a cultural inclination towards over criminalization? Via Heritage