US To Become World’s Leading Producer Of Oil In 2018, Says New Report

January 15, 2018

The US is set to become the world’s leading oil-producing nation, overtaking Saudi Arabia and Russia for the first time since 1975. That’s according to a new report from the Norwegian independent oil and gas consultancy Rystad Energy.  The company released a statement in late December announcing US crude oil production capacity had hit an average of 10 million barrels per day by the end of 2017. On Wednesday, they predicted production would continue to increase, …

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Amazing Light Pillars Spotted Over Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

January 14, 2018

Photograph by Sophie Melanson Photographer Sophie Melanson recently shared an amazing set of photos on Facebook and Twitter of ‘light pillars’ over her hometown of Moncton, New Brunswick in Eastern Canada. According to CBC News: “Light pillars appear when either natural or artificial light bounces off ice crystals floating close to the ground. In this case, the air was so cold that ice crystals were forming in the air, reflecting the city’s street and business …

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Sessions’ DOJ Charged A White Supremacist With Terrorism. They Just Didn’t Tell Anyone.

January 12, 2018

The Justice Department didn’t do any of that when federal prosecutors unsealed terrorism charges last week against Taylor Michael Wilson. The 26-year-old white supremacist from St. Charles, Missouri, allegedly breached a secure area of an Amtrak train on Oct. 22 while armed with a gun and plenty of backup ammunition. He set off the emergency brake, sending passengers lunging as the train cars went “completely black.” As passengers waited in dark …

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China Weighs Slowing or Halting Purchases of U.S. Treasuries

January 12, 2018

… that borrowing needs will increase as the Federal Reserve reduces its balance sheet and as fiscal deficits look set to widen. “It’s a complicated chess game as with everything the Chinese do,” said Charles Wyplosz, a professor of international economics at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. “For years they have been bothered by the fact that they are so heavily invested in one particular class of U.S. bonds, so it’s just …

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Americas first openly gay male winter Olympian is also pretty damn funny too.

January 11, 2018

… it’s OK.” Rippon isn’t all serious business though. In fact, he’s often quite the jokester with his 54,000 Twitter followers. Wow, still can’t believe that I invented the tank top. pic.twitter.com/9BJdigMiYZ — Adam Rippon (@Adaripp) December 12, 2017 Whether he’s discussing his, er … physical assets… There’s been a lot questions to whether I compete with butt pads on and I’d like to set the record straight and let it …

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50 Devious Habits Of Highly Toxic People (And Why They Do What They Do)

January 10, 2018

… seem to get “credit” for what the toxic person thinks you’ve done wrong. You feel as if you can never quite measure up to whatever arbitrary standards or expectations they’ve set for you. That’s because they’d never want you to feel sure of yourself – they want you to keep trying to please them so that you’ll never work to please yourself. 24. They don’t take ownership over their own problems; they expect you to clean up after them and fix …

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9 Reasons Jesus Hates Religion (And You Should Too)

January 9, 2018

… is true with Christianity. Christianity is much more than a set of beliefs used to worship God. Christianity is about a person, and his name is Jesus. Religion breeds wars. Jesus breeds love. Religion says try harder. Christianity says stop trying. Religion says reach up to God. Christianity says God reaches down to us. This is why another post about religion versus Jesus is necessary. We need to be reminded. Often. While Christianity is a religion on paper, it is much more than a religion in …

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