What to do with people being jailed.
We all know that the world is becoming a more and more dangerous place to live as each day slips through the hourglass. We also know that jails and prisons all over this planet are being packed to the brim with criminals jailed for various acts of violence, drug distribution, etc.
My idea (which, of course, is not a serious suggestion/idea, and will most likely not be implemented anytime soon) is very simple: Put everyone in jail before they commit crimes.
Now, I know what you're thinking, "What the heck is that gonna solve?" Well, if we were to place everybody in the world, and I mean everybody, into prison, we would all realize how bad prison really is, and the chances of us actually commiting a crime would be greatly slashed. This technique is comparible to training a dog. If the dog wets the carpet in the house, and not outside (or anywhere else you may want your dog to relieve itself) then we punish that dog to prevent it from commiting the same "crime" again. See what I'm getting at?
As I said before, it is extremely unlikely that this may happen, but it could very well be a last resort problem we may need to face in the near future...that is...if things keep going the way they are now. This is my idea, and I am proud to present it.
A new study estimated the untapped potential of wind energy across Europe.
- A new report calculated how much electricity Europe could generate if it built onshore wind farms on all of its exploitable land.
- The results indicated that European onshore wind farms could supply the whole world with electricity from now until 2050.
- Wind farms come with a few complications, but the researchers noted that their study was meant to highlight the untapped potential of the renewable energy source in Europe.
French newspapers report that the trial hasn't lived up to expectations.
- The French government initially invested in a rural solar roadway in 2016.
- French newspapers report that the trial hasn't lived up to expectations.
- Solar panel "paved" roadways are proving to be inefficient and too expensive.
You want one. Now you may be able to survive one.
Photo credit: Jie Zhao / Getty contributor
- Cats live in a quarter of Western households.
- Allergies to them are common and can be dangerous.
- A new approach targets the primary trouble-causing allergen.