Lifeboat News #130


Lifeboat News

This issue published on 05/01/13. Copyright 2013 Lifeboat Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

Lifeboat Foundation Book Launch

1) Our book "The Human Race to the Future: What Could Happen — and What to Do" has been published! The paperback version is at and the Kindle version is at
As an extra bonus we are now offering free books for donations of $25 or more to our Bitcoin Endowment Fund and free autographed books for donations of $100 or more to our Bitcoin Endowment Fund. Our Fund is at

Lifeboat to the Stars

We will be presenting the "Lifeboat to the Stars" prize at the 2013 Campbell Conference held in mid June. Our award winning Robert Sawyer will be presenting the award. You can learn about Rob at Learn more at

Roommate for Founder of Lifeboat Foundation

Eric Klien is looking for a roommate or two to live in Reno, Nevada USA. The roommate should be interested in the mission of the Lifeboat Foundation. If you are interested send a message with the subject "Lifeboat Foundation Room" to [email protected]

Glowing Plants

Learn about "Glowing Plants: Natural Lighting with no Electricity" at

Give a Day to Silvana Doubleday

Support "Give a day to Silvana Doubleday" at

Appalling Irresponsibility

Read "'Appalling irresponsibility': Senior scientists attack Chinese researchers for creating new strains of influenza virus in veterinary laboratory" at


Read "Discovering the New America: Where Local Communities Are Solving National Problems" at
Read "Read Singularity Hypotheses: A Scientific and Philosophical Assessment" at

Symphony of Minds

Listen to "Symphony of Minds Listening" at http://symphony-of-minds-listening.webs...en-watch

Facebook Contest

Boris Petrovic has won an autographed copy of "A Few Good Men" for his post "Scientific Thought as a Planetary Phenomenon (V. I. Vernadsky)" at
Learn about "A Few Good Men" by Prometheus Award winning author Sarah A. Hoyt at

Growing Membership

Recent donations/pledges we have received since our last newsletter:
Jeff Bone: $4,800, Donald Maclean: $500, Brenton Camac: $261.30, Alan R. Light: $250, Adam Stradling: $141.83, Philippe Camacho: $70.64, Michael Dickey: $85, Philippe Van Nedervelde: $85, Kenneth P. Weiss: $85, Anonymous: $25, Daniel Berleant: $25, J. Broadbent: $25, Matthew L. McGuirl: $25, James Bracken: $10, Rebecca R. Cooper: $10, Thomas Dolphin: $10, Alexander Macrae: $10, Aaron Mayzes: $10, Philip Morehead: $10, Roland Schiefer: $10, Benjamin T. Solomon: $10, Ryan Witt: $10, and Brian Cartmell: $1.33.
Our Join Us page at now allows you to pay for your membership anywhere from monthly to every ten years.