Monthly Archives: December 2012

Zynga puts “Petville” to sleep #rsrh

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/zynga-carries-planned-games-shutdown-200857237.html “The San Francisco-based company announced the “Petville” shutdown two weeks ago on its Facebook page. All the 11 shutdowns occurred in December. “The 11 titles shut down or closed to new players include role-playing game “Mafia Wars 2,” “Vampire … Continue reading

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Scott Foreman Zarrow, 1958-2012

“Scott Zarrow, a Tulsa attorney who as a member of one of the city’s most prominent oil-industry families not only served as legal counsel for many of its enterprises, but carried on its famous commitment to charity as well, died … Continue reading

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“Downtown Abbeville”: A Script Treatment for Louisiana Public Broadcasting

Earl Gauthier is the owner of Earl’s Seafood Shack near the square in Downtown Abbeville. Earl’s empire depends on the family oyster beds in Vermilion Bay, handed down to him over five generations. Preserving the seafood shack and the oyster … Continue reading

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Marcellus Shale most productive gas field in 2012 #rsrh

http://www.pennenergy.com/articles/pennenergy/2012/12/marcellus-shale-most-productive-gas-field-in-2012.html?cmpid=EnlWeeklyPetroDecember282012 Marcellus Shale most productive gas field in 2012 December 27, 2012 By PennEnergy Editorial Staff “The Marcellus Shale, which stretches across New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and Maryland, has been the most productive natural gas field in the … Continue reading

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NYTimes: E.P.A. Chief to Step Down, With Climate Still Low Priority #rsrh

From The New York Times: E.P.A. Chief to Step Down, With Climate Still Low Priority http://nyti.ms/RjZUBd “Lisa P. Jackson is stepping down as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency after a four-year tenure that began with high hopes of sweeping … Continue reading

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Shorter @NYTimes: Oilfield jobs luring H.S. grads to drink & fight outside of college. #rsrh

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/26/us/26montana.html?pagewanted=2&_r=0&hp&pagewanted=all&pagewanted=print In the oilfield, a high school graduate can earn $40k+ while learning a trade and paying taxes. In college, many would spend (borrow) $40k/yr, learn no marketable skills and end up being a drag on the economy. Or join … Continue reading

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Beautiful Christmas Tree #rsrh

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Maybe we should have Fair Trade Offshore Oil #rsrh

Not sure what point this is trying to make. Oh, and fair trade coffee isn’t fair.

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The Ongoing Federal War On Natural Gas #rsrh

Formal Reprimand Issued To Flatulent Federal Worker | The Smoking Gun “DECEMBER 21–A federal employee was formally reprimanded this month for excessive workplace flatulence, a sanction that was delivered to him in a five-page letter that actually included a log … Continue reading

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Millions of Arctic seals deemed ‘threatened’ by global warming #rsrh

Ringed, Bearded Seals Listed Under Endangered Species Act Due Partially To Climate Change Concerns “ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Two types of ice seals joined polar bears Friday on the list of species threatened by the loss of sea ice, which scientists … Continue reading

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