What Makes a Planet Happy?

I find it hard to take seriously the concept of a happy planet. Is Earth happier than Mars? How would we know? It seems to me that only sentient beings can be happy, but that might just reflect the limited perspective of a sentient being. For all I know a rock might have a . . . → Read More: What Makes a Planet Happy?

Cash for Clunkers Kicks New Car Sales into High Gear

In June, President Obama signed the CARS Act. It makes $1 billion available for Americans that trade their fuel inefficient vehicles for brand new, greener ones.

Some dealerships have accepted cars in the program since July 1. However, most dealers were waiting for Friday in order to closely examine the program’s final guidelines released . . . → Read More: Cash for Clunkers Kicks New Car Sales into High Gear