Paulo Rodrigues

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Ask A Banker: Capital, Capital!

<i>Hi, it's Ask a Banker! You should send us questions on email or Twitter, but this particular question, though timely, was made up by me, sorry:</i><p><i>Q. Should banks be required to hold much more capital as a safety net? Or should they be putting that money to productive use by lending it out …

What, Exactly, Is a 3-D Printer?

You can make anything from a pistol to a doll to an airplane wing. Here's how it works.<p><b>This week a 25-year-old law student at the University of Texas named Cody Wilson made international headlines when he used a 3-D printer to "print out" a functional .38 caliber pistol.</b><p>He then put design software …

Road Trip Through Israel

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>For a first-time visitor such as I, discovering Israel’s countryside was equally as important as exploring its big cities, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. The political and religious events that have occurred in this fabled land have reverberated around the world for thousands of …

An Expedition Back in Time in Mozambique

Changing Planet<p>The Cheringoma Plateau on the eastern side of Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique is a truly breathtaking place. The plateau represents the end of the eastern side of the African Rift Valley, a giant geological fault running all the way north to the Red Sea. The Cheringoma Plateau …

Julia’s Glasgow

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p><b>Julia Forrest</b> is from Scotland’s largest metropolis and has been blogging about places you won’t find in the regular tourist guides for Spotted by Locals Glasgow since 2012. “The shopping, nightlife, and the beautiful walkways make this city a great place to live in,” she …

June 2013

Oil and gas development does not have to destroy the Amazon

Changing Planet<p><b>NGS Grantee, Dr. Clinton Jenkins stands amid felled trees in Peru. Logging is a familiar threat to the Amazon, but not the only one.</b><p>When one thinks of the Amazon, it is usually of lush rainforests or indigenous people living amongst a wild landscape. Certainly, that is part of the …