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Doomsteading / Re: How to 3-D Print an Entire House in a Single Day
« Last post by azozeo on Today at 12:58:30 PM »
How 3D Printing is Revolutionizing the Housing
By Luken Surge – August 11, 2018

The housing industry is like a roller coaster.

The housing crash left houses empty and people homeless. Some neighborhoods are still littered with empty and decaying homes, some having stood empty going on 10 years now.

By this point, a lot of these homes aren’t even worth repairing. Since the crash, there has been a lot of conversation, and demand, for more housing options.

And why not? Engineers have discovered cheaper, more eco-friendly and sustainable housing options. Why not use them?

Current homes were built between 40 and 100 years ago. They now show signs of wood rot, weakening foundation, insect infestations, and mold. And without modern insulation and windows, residents shoulder high power and heating costs.

These problems will only get worse as time goes on. But what’s going to replace them?


This is a really fascinating point of speculation. I know that AG was a big fan of manufactured homes and lives in one in Vermont. Not that is not 3D printed, but his point was that people look down on that sort of option, when in many ways it can be better.

We're going to need more housing options. The fact that houses sit empty while people go without shelter is an indictment of our lack of imagination to solve social problems. ALthough every solution brings its own set of new problems as well.

Some folks have posted here in the past about re-purposing shipping containers. They stack them several stories high all across southeast Virginia. A tribute to the balance of trade.

We used to call these little critters railroad houses back in the day.

When I was in real estate out here in the Mohave they're are numerous tracts of land dedicated to building these structures.
Lots were 25X50, usually 20 units across.
The miners & RR employees lived & raised families in them.

We need to embrace & reach out to the more agrarian based mind set again. This stack em' & jack em' shit is no bueno  amigo.
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Economics / Re: US Economy 2018 -
« Last post by Surly1 on Today at 10:00:25 AM »
In March of 2018, the U.S. national debt topped $21 trillion dollars, and now the average debt liability for an individual taxpayer is projected to be $161,022 by 2019. This means that every American taxpayer pretty much owes the government a house, when you consider that the median house price is around $200,000.

That’s right, even your happy, bubbly one-year-old future taxpayer, who is too new to the planet to have any idea what any of this means, will owe someone else a house by the time she’s old enough to get a job.

https://www.wakingtimes.com/2018/08/14/u-s-national-debt-now-equivalent-to-the-amount-of-money-missing-from-the-treasury/

Likely to become even more of a problem now that Turkey, along with Russia and China, has stopped sopping up this debt.

A reminder that the dollar is not backed by US Treasuries so much as by the US thermonuclear arsenal.
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Doomsteading / Re: How to 3-D Print an Entire House in a Single Day
« Last post by Surly1 on Today at 09:58:10 AM »
How 3D Printing is Revolutionizing the Housing
By Luken Surge – August 11, 2018

The housing industry is like a roller coaster.

The housing crash left houses empty and people homeless. Some neighborhoods are still littered with empty and decaying homes, some having stood empty going on 10 years now.

By this point, a lot of these homes aren’t even worth repairing. Since the crash, there has been a lot of conversation, and demand, for more housing options.

And why not? Engineers have discovered cheaper, more eco-friendly and sustainable housing options. Why not use them?

Current homes were built between 40 and 100 years ago. They now show signs of wood rot, weakening foundation, insect infestations, and mold. And without modern insulation and windows, residents shoulder high power and heating costs.

These problems will only get worse as time goes on. But what’s going to replace them?


This is a really fascinating point of speculation. I know that AG was a big fan of manufactured homes and lives in one in Vermont. Not that is not 3D printed, but his point was that people look down on that sort of option, when in many ways it can be better.

We're going to need more housing options. The fact that houses sit empty while people go without shelter is an indictment of our lack of imagination to solve social problems. ALthough every solution brings its own set of new problems as well.

Some folks have posted here in the past about re-purposing shipping containers. They stack them several stories high all across southeast Virginia. A tribute to the balance of trade.
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Doomsteading / Re: How to 3-D Print an Entire House in a Single Day
« Last post by azozeo on Today at 05:57:47 AM »
How 3D Printing is Revolutionizing the Housing
By Luken Surge – August 11, 2018

The housing industry is like a roller coaster.

The housing crash left houses empty and people homeless. Some neighborhoods are still littered with empty and decaying homes, some having stood empty going on 10 years now.

By this point, a lot of these homes aren’t even worth repairing. Since the crash, there has been a lot of conversation, and demand, for more housing options.

And why not? Engineers have discovered cheaper, more eco-friendly and sustainable housing options. Why not use them?

Current homes were built between 40 and 100 years ago. They now show signs of wood rot, weakening foundation, insect infestations, and mold. And without modern insulation and windows, residents shoulder high power and heating costs.

These problems will only get worse as time goes on. But what’s going to replace them?

Will people build more of the same, or start building smarter?
New Era of Housing

If you imagine a “Jetsons” style future, you may be disappointed. Likely most structures will resemble current styles, but with hidden improvements in the materials and design.

When the market demands something new, the industry will eventually abide.

Alternatives to traditional homes are already popping up. And surprisingly, a lot of these options are significantly cheaper than current construction methods. Plus, many of these homes continue to save you money in efficiency in the long term.
How It Works:

3D printing a house works the same way as 3D printing on the smaller scale. Companies use a machine, choose from a range of building materials, program a layout, and then the machine does the work.

The early models of 3D printed homes created domed structures that looked more like cement igloos, and other easy shapes. But this technology is getting more sophisticated fast! Companies are developing more modern and complex models that will appeal to today’s market of home buyers.
What Problems Do 3D Printed Houses Solve?

3D printed homes are affordable

After the housing market crash, there are more people than ever on the search for cheaper housing options. Some models of the 3D printed homes can start as low as $4,000.



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https://www.thedailybell.com/all-articles/news-analysis/how-3d-printing-is-revolutionizing-the-housing/
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Economics / Re: US Economy 2018 -
« Last post by azozeo on Today at 05:52:38 AM »
In March of 2018, the U.S. national debt topped $21 trillion dollars, and now the average debt liability for an individual taxpayer is projected to be $161,022 by 2019. This means that every American taxpayer pretty much owes the government a house, when you consider that the median house price is around $200,000.

That’s right, even your happy, bubbly one-year-old future taxpayer, who is too new to the planet to have any idea what any of this means, will owe someone else a house by the time she’s old enough to get a job.

https://www.wakingtimes.com/2018/08/14/u-s-national-debt-now-equivalent-to-the-amount-of-money-missing-from-the-treasury/
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C’est Bon! Since 2009, France Has Been Proactive in Protecting Kids From Cell Phone Radiation. Now They Have Banned Student Smartphone Use in Schools.


https://www.activistpost.com/2018/08/cest-bon-since-2009-france-has-been-proactive-in-protecting-kids-from-cell-phone-radiation-now-they-have-banned-student-smartphone-use-in-schools.html
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Surly Newz / Doomstead Diner Daily 8/17
« Last post by Surly1 on Today at 04:44:47 AM »


Doomstead Diner Daily August 17


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Trump's military parade in Washington now delayed until 2019

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Trump’s military parade may cost three times more than first estimate

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Missy Ryan , Reporter Dan Lamothe , Reporter August 16 at 7:18 PM A massive parade that President Trump ordered to showcase American military might this fall will probably cost tens of millions of…


Opinion | A Free Press Needs You

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - In 1787, the year the Constitution was born, Thomas Jefferson famously wrote to a friend, “Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a…


Thanks to their NDAs, Trump officials have no credibility. These clips prove it.

thinkprogress.org - On the heels of former Trump campaign and White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman saying she’s heard tape of President Trump using the N-word, Trump’s allies have taken to the cable news networks t…


Donald Trump Is a Dangerous Demagogue. It’s Time for a Crusading Press to Fight Back

theintercept.com - President Donald Trump walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on June 25, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images His father, Leopold Ullstein, a Jewish …


New Report Uncovers (Even More) Ethical Issues For Wilbur Ross

[url=http://www.forbes.com]www.forbes.com[/url] - U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross addresses the Indo-Pacific Business Forum at the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., on July 30, 2018. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP / Getty Images) On May…


The Obliteration of Night: On the Consequences of Electric Light

undark.org - Light pollution is often characterized as a soft issue in environmentalism. This perception needs to change. Light at night constitutes a massive assault on the ecology of the planet, including us. I…


Turkey Just Joined Russia in Liquidating US Treasuries

theantimedia.com - (ZHE) — Last month, when we reported that Russia had liquidated the bulk of its US Treasury holdings in just two months, we said that “we can’t help but wonder – as the Yuan-denominated oil futures w…


Why Are Millions Of Democratic Voters Missing From The Rolls?

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Analysis | Trump blurts out another Lester Holt moment

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - President Trump speaks during an event celebrating the GOP tax cuts. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) By Aaron Blake Senior reporter August 16 at 8:01 AM It really was the Russia investigation al…


“Rigged Witch Hunt,” Meet Trump’s “Red Wave”

[url=http://www.newyorker.com]www.newyorker.com[/url] - Donald Trump’s Presidency is often described as a reality-show version of the White House, with Trump himself as the producer, director, and main character. There’s something to the metaphor, of cour…


British and Canadian Governments Accidentally Exposed Passwords and Security Plans to the Entire Internet

theintercept.com - By misconfiguring pages on Trello, a popular project management website, the governments of the United Kingdom and Canada exposed to the entire internet details of software bugs and security plans, a…


Officials: People living illegally in rented storage units

[url=http://www.bostonherald.com]www.bostonherald.com[/url] - The city shut down a Massachusetts Avenue storage facility yesterday, saying people are living in rented units — paying a couple hundred dollars rather than the thousands that actual apartments can c…


If you thought this year was hot, wait until you hear about the global warming 'hiatus' that's about to end | CBC News

[url=http://www.cbc.ca]www.cbc.ca[/url] - The past four years have been the hottest on record, but new research shows the Earth was actually in a global warming "hiatus" that is about to end. And when it does, natural factors are likely to h…


‘Life as we know it’ ends in 2040: Aussie news dig up MIT’s global collapse prediction

‘Life as we know it’ ends in 2040: Aussie news dig up MIT’s global collapse prediction

[url=http://www.rt.com]www.rt.com[/url] - If you trust MIT’s world-renowned expertise, 2040 is when “civilized life as we know it” will come to an end. That’s what researchers from the Institute predicted back in 1973, with the help of a pro…


Before and After Aretha

Aretha Franklin

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - Musically, Miss Ree took what she wanted, right from the beginning. “Of all the singers who have forsaken church choir stalls for smoky dens of jazz,” begins an Ebony article from 1964, “few have man…


Relive 7 iconic Aretha Franklin performances, from Obama’s inauguration to ‘Blues Brothers’

Image result for aretha

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Elahe Izadi , Staff writer August 16 at 4:19 PM For six decades, the world had countless opportunities to be stunned by the talent and range of the undisputed Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, who d…


FBI Fires Agent Who Wrote Anti-Trump Texts But Didn’t Leak the Russia Probe

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - Trump’s allies in Congress have also sought to portray Strzok as a symbol of an agency hopelessly tainted by bias against Trump. In a public hearing last month, House Judiciary Committee Republicans …


Opinion | Revoke my security clearance, too, Mr. President

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By William H. McRaven August 16 at 2:44 PM William H. McRaven, a retired Navy admiral, was commander of the U.S. Joint Special Operations Command from 2011 to 2014. He oversaw the 2011 Navy SEAL raid…


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Surly Newz / Re: Common Dreams
« Last post by Surly1 on Today at 12:41:38 AM »
Common Dreams

News & Views | 8/17/18

Feature...



by Bernie Sanders
If every major country on earth can guarantee healthcare to all and achieve better health outcomes, while spending substantially less per capita than we do, it is absurd for anyone to suggest that the United States of America cannot do the same.

News...


Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh

by Jessica Corbett, staff writer
While Senate Democrats continue to fight for records pertaining to President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh—threatening on Thursday to sue the National Archives for documents detailing his time working for the second Bush administration—a new poll from CNN revealed Kavanaugh is the least popular nominee in more than three decades.



by Jake Johnson, staff writer
Anyone who was expecting Democrats to aggressively and intelligently grill FCC chair Ajit Pai over his egregious lies about his agency's fabricated "cyberattack" story or his deeply unpopular net neutrality repeal was disappointed after the Senate Commerce Committee's much-anticipated oversight hearing on Thursday, which ultimately ended up being a "complete joke" that produced little of substance and few answers to important questions.



by Common Dreams staff
Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former reality TV star who became a top White House aide to President Donald Trump, on Thursday released exclusively to MSNBC a secret tape of campaign official Lara Trump offering her a $15,000-a-month job after her she was fired from the administration.



by Jake Johnson, staff writer
In a move that immediately sparked alarm among national security analysts, President Donald Trump on Wednesday reportedly scrapped a classified Obama-era memo that set detailed restrictions on how and under what circumstances cyberweapons can be used.


NE landowners

by Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Rejecting what critics have called the Trump administration's "illegal rubber-stamp" of the Keystone XL pipeline, a federal court in Great Falls, Montana has sided with opponents of the project and mandated a full environmental impact review for the proposed route.



by Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Trump's action is unconstitutional because he's punishing political speech, and unethical because he is lying to cover it up."

Views...



by Kate Aronoff, Miles Kampf-Lassin
Election pearl-clutching is often related to fears that socialism endangers the wealth and power of America's elites.



by Tom Engelhardt
(Or How to Fight a War of Ultimate Repetitiousness)


The Workers Left Behind by the DNC's Fossil Fuel Resolution

by Alycee Lane
Why only a just transition framework will do.



by Miles Mogulescu
'Impeachment is not a constitutional crisis. Impeachment is the cure for a constitutional crisis.'



by Sam Husseini
While the need for genuinely free sources of information is greater than ever, it is unclear to me if traditional newspapers can be part of the equation



by Robert C. Koehler
There’s something wrong here that our legal system is, apparently, incapable of addressing.

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Newswire...

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https://yournewswire.com/samsung-erase-memory/

This here is creepy AF.

You're going to sit and allow a corporation to use NLP tools on your ass? Not this old man .
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Surly Newz / Re: The Daily Meme
« Last post by Surly1 on August 16, 2018, 05:50:32 PM »
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