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  • The North Pole
    Battle for the North Pole heating up as the Arctic melts
    With Christmas finally over, Santa Claus has returned to his base at the North Pole. But what country is he in when he’s hanging out with his elves and reindeer? That question is a bit trickier than it would seem on its surface.Under...
  • U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN)
    Michele Bachmann leaves Congress, vindicated about $2 a gallon gas
    Michele Bachmann, soon to be a former congresswoman, is departing from public life, having declined to run for reelection in 2014. Politico noted on Friday that she is leaving with a Parthian shot, which was to demand that President Obama take out...
  • An example of a fracking operation
    Property owners under fracking bans would be reimbursed under Colorado GOP bill
    Colorado House Republicans announced intentions Thursday to introduce a fracking bill that will reimburse property owners who have mineral rights in areas that have banned hydraulic fracturing for oil. The bill hopes to address some of the many...
  • Nicolas Maduro
    Venezuela seizes precious metals as it continues slide into chaos
    It seems like hardly a week goes by without another story about Venezuela’s continuous slide toward chaos. Sadly, the country has been in a state of chaos that has fluctuated from totalitarianism to borderline civil war. The latest such news...
  • U.S. harming their own as domestic oil companies feel pain in lower oil prices
    U.S. harming their own as domestic oil companies feel pain in lower oil prices
    While the ramifications of a U.S.- Saudi Arabian 'secret oil' deal conflict with OPEC's recent stance in holding oil production levels the same, a collateral effect is taking place for American oil producers and servicing companies who...
  • Oil, oil, everywhere but not a price drop in sight.
    Oil, oil, everywhere but not a price drop in sight.
    Taking a look back through our vast collection of record books, historic tomes and copious notes, we come across the fact that on the night of November 30th, 1947, residents of Calgary, Alberta, went to sleep secure in the knowledge that the next...
  • Overfed unhealthy
    I use Butter, magic in fat
    Butter and healthy fats are delicious and healthy, yes healthy! So why have they been vilified for so long, well the truth is that money talks and influences far more so in this world than truth.In her book, The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat,...
  • Ukraine court allows confiscation and nationalization of Russian pipeline
    Ukraine court allows confiscation and nationalization of Russian pipeline
    In what will most certainly be a move that will only increase tensions between Russia and the West, a Ukrainian court ruled on Nov. 26 that the state can go ahead and confiscate and nationalize 1433 kilometers of Russian pipelines that run through...
  • How to safely and quickly fry a turkey for your holiday dinner
    How to safely and quickly fry a turkey for your holiday dinner
    If you've always wanted to fry a turkey safely, in the comfort of your own home and without any fire hazards, let John McLemore author of "DADGUM! That's good!" show you how to in this short video.John McLemore builds kitchen...
  • Keystone Pipeline
    Keystone XL pipeline expansion fails again in Senate
    The Keystone XL Pipeline once again failed to get the votes needed in the Senate to become a reality yesterday. Democrats have opposed the addition to the pipeline for a couple of years now, blocking it every time it has come up. They cite...
  • Polar bear family
    Stop Shell's 2015 Arctic oil drilling plans
    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is accepting public comments on Arctic drilling now until 8pm Alaska Time (midnight Eastern Time) on December 22.“This is our big chance to be heard by the federal government,” says John...
  • You shall not pass
    KXL, A Storm In The Making
    Two and a half years ago I wrote about the tar sands in Canada, and how it was already affecting life there, both with people and the surrounding environment. I wrote of the deaths tar sands oil was already causing, and the contamination of the...
  • Economic sanctions grow as the weapon of choice as EU mulls using them on Israel
    Economic sanctions grow as the weapon of choice as EU mulls using them on Israel
    Over the past decade, economic sanctions have been the primary weapon of choice by the United States against any nation they are in opposition with, and wish to impose their national will against. In fact, the majority of sanctions currently...
  • Despite falling energy prices, China to sign another major gas deal with Russia
    Despite falling energy prices, China to sign another major gas deal with Russia
    Back in May of this year, China and Russia signed a historic energy deal worth $400 billion over the next 30 years. And despite the recent decline in energy prices brought on by a return of deflation and the potential of a global recession, on Nov...
  • shale
    Why New York, Ohio and Alabama could be the next Saudi Arabia
    EditorialThe Iranians continually rattle sabers and threaten to close the Straights of Hormuz.Many estimate that would cause crude oil to go from $100 to $300 a barrel.Umm... and that would do what exactly to the cost of a gallon of gas?So America...