Saudi Arabia’s Futuristic Ambitions

November 01, 2017

Will Saudi Arabia's ambitious vision for a desert megacity help bring about a new future for the kingdom? In October, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) unveiled Riyadh’s plans for NEOM, a futuristic desert city that he hailed as a “civilizational leap for humanity.”...

It’s Time to Reevaluate Export Controls on Commercial Spacecraft

October 10, 2017

With foreign space industries developing, it is only a matter of time before they begin to market their own crewed spacecraft capabilities. As America’s commercial space sector blossoms, opportunities abound for private industry to secure a controlling lead in the growing and globalizing space...

Celebrity Culture: Famous For Being Famous

May 19, 2017

While the concept of celebrity culture is not new, modern technology and a thriving gossip industry have put our fascination with fame in an overdrive.  Background When you think of the nature of celebrity, almost infallibly the first thing that comes to mind is the concept of “15 minutes of...