#Thinkwing Radio: Weds, MAR. 25, 2015, 10PM, @KPFTFM 90.1 (Houston). TOPIC(s): OPEN FORUM (Suggested: The Young Future Disabled, E-Textbooks, Ted Cruz, Conservative Principles, & more. GUESTS: Peter Hughes (Host, Technology Bytes) and CALLERS! [AUDIO]

SHOW AUDIO: kpft_2015-03-25_2200, BACKPACK INJURY, E-TEXTS, EDUCATION, PRINCIPLES

Link is usually posted within about 72 hours of show broadcast.

Listen live on the radio or on the internet from anywhere in the world! When the show is live, we take calls at 713-526-5738. (Long distance charges may apply.)

Welcome to Thinkwing Radio with Mike Honig (@ThinkwingRadio), a listener call-in show (every Wednesday night from 10-11PM CT) on KPFT-FM 90.1 (Houston). My engineer and discussion partner is Egberto Willies (@EgbertoWillies).

For the purposes of this show, I operate on two mottoes:

  • You’re entitled to your own opinion, but not your own facts;
  • An educated electorate is a prerequisite for a democracy.

GUESTS: (More complete biographical info on my guests are below Source links.)

  • Peter Hughes, Host, Technology Bytes (Tentative)
  • CALLERS

POSSIBLE TOPICS:  Ted Cruz for President?, Principles Over Results?, Rightwing (Apparent) Cognitive Dissonance, Ted Cruz vs. NASA Climate Science, ‘Activist’ Investors, Kids Courting Disability, and more

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#Thinkwing Radio: Weds, MAR. 18, 2015, 10PM, @KPFTFM 90.1 (Houston). TOPIC(s): OPEN FORUM (Suggested: Cheney on Obama, Rightwing (Apparent) Cognitive Dissonance, Ted Cruz vs. NASA Climate Science, & more. GUESTS: CALLERS! [AUDIO]

SHOW AUDIO: kpft_2015-03-18_2200, SHADOWS OF LIBERTY, CHENEY INTERVIEW, CRUZ v NASA, THE CONSERVATIVE MIND, THE MANN ACT

Link is usually posted within about 72 hours of show broadcast.

Listen live on the radio or on the internet from anywhere in the world! When the show is live, we take calls at 713-526-5738. (Long distance charges may apply.)

Welcome to Thinkwing Radio with Mike Honig (@ThinkwingRadio), a listener call-in show (every Wednesday night from 10-11PM CT) on KPFT-FM 90.1 (Houston). My engineer and discussion partner is Egberto Willies (@EgbertoWillies).

For the purposes of this show, I operate on two mottoes:

  • You’re entitled to your own opinion, but not your own facts;
  • An educated electorate is a prerequisite for a democracy.

GUESTS: (More complete biographical info on my guests are below Source links.) CALLERS

POSSIBLE TOPICS:  Cheney on Obama, Rightwing (Apparent) Cognitive Dissonance, Ted Cruz vs. NASA Climate Science, Putin’s Back, Ukraine and Eastern Europe vs. Russia, Quotations

NOTE: This post is subject to update before and after the show. ______________________________________________________________________
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Wind Turbines: “It’s always something.”

Darrieus Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine

Darrieus Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine in Martigny, Switzerland (Source: Lysippos, Wikimedia Commons author (GNU Free Documentation License) (Public Domain))

The recent TGDaily article Wind farms could raise temperatures” [Posted March 12, 2010 – 04:27 by Emma Woollacott] presents a possible surprise environmental concern about using millions of wind turbines to generate clean electrical energy.

It seems that wind turbines change how heat dissipates in the areas downwind of them, because they slow the wind as it spins their propellers. Once one begins to think about it, this makes perfect sense.

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