March 2019

Nuclear Reactors 665 - Moltex Energy And Fermi Energia Are Working On Siting And Licensing A Moltex Stable Salt Reactor in Estonia

       Estonia is a small country in Northern Europe. The Gulf of Finland is to the north and the Baltic Sea is to the west. The country of Latvia lies to the south and Russia lies to the east. Estonia has a land area of about sixteen thousand square miles which includes the mainland and over two thousand islands.

Nuclear Reactors 664 - U.S. Energy Infromation Administration Releases Performance Numbers For U.S. Commercial Nuclear Power Reactor Fleet

        The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has announced that the fleet of U.S. commercial nuclear reactors produced more electricity in 2018 that in any previous year. In 2018, U.S. nuclear power generation of eight hundred seven and one tenth terawatts was slightly higher than 2010, the previous peak year at eight hundred seven terawatts. However, the U.S.

Nuclear Reactors 663 -China General Nuclear Power Group Just Requested Bids To Construct a Large Nuclear-Powered Vessel

        China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has just put out a request for bids to construct a nuclear powered vessel that will be about five hundred feet long, about a hundred feet wide and about sixty feet in depth with a displacement of about thirty thousand tons. In the request for bids, the ship is described as “experimental.”

Edible Playdough

If there's one thing that most of the children in my life love, it's to play with tactile stuff you can eat! My kiddo built parks out of broccoli and carrots when as a child was little and to this day my teen will shape anything out of playdough with my two-year-old niece. So I thought it would be really fun to try some chocolate playdough for their dessert tomorrow when my niece comes over for the day!

London Fog

It's such a simple drink, so why have I never even tried a London Fog before this month? It's the perfect month to enjoy one, isn't it? Storms, coldness slowy seeping away as winter fades into sping... I've had a London Fog latte at home every day this past week and I can't see myself stopping.

Dangerous Water in American Schools

We all know that when it comes to taking care of our home, the Earth, we can ALL do better, and that we really must do better if we want to continue living here. This week I read that there's a bunch of lead in many American schools, which should make us all quite uneasy, to say the least. I remember throwing away my Harry Potter bookends just because I was afraid my two-year-old might lick them after I saw them on a lead paint recall!