Monthly Archives: March 2013

Energy Week in Review

Headlines for the week ending March 29, 2013: Oil Spills Mount on Tracks Labor Union Blasts Rep. Ed Markey’s Opposition to Keystone XL Pipeline Eagle Ford Shale provided $61B economic boost to South Texas E.P.A. Plans Stricter Limit for Sulfur … Continue reading

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Kim Jong Un Inspects Military-Built Playground Equipment #rsrh #DPRK

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2298864/Kim-Jong-Un-gets-grips-latest-toys-Slides-musical-instruments-hit-right-note-North-Korean-leader-bizarre-military-inspection.html

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So When Did The Obama Show Jump the Shark?

Where news and entertainment content in the media were once distinct and exclusive domains, the demarcation have become blurred. Fox News reports American Idol results as hard news, while Saturday night network programming is given over to the Suburban Housewife … Continue reading

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Qatari tankers sail to the rescue of Britain’s gas supply crisis #rsrh #ClimateChange

“Britain’s rapidly dwindling gas supplies will be boosted by the arrival of a giant tanker from the Arabian Gulf tomorrow, as the unseasonably severe March weather continues to place increasing demands on the National Grid. … “The continuing wintry weather … Continue reading

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Petroleum Primer: Drilling Technology

Most folks’ mental image of oil and gas well drilling owes more to Hollywood than to modern reality. Tinseltown taught us that “gushers” and fiery infernos are commonplace, just as the landscapes are dominated by ruthless swindlers, swaggering he-men and … Continue reading

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….And he said, without a hint of irony …

Finally saw Zero Dark Thirty.Wow. More ambiguous on torture than led to believe.From watching, just had feeling of immense pride. — Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) March 24, 2013

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Energy Week in Review

Headlines for the week ending March 22, 2013: Central Gulf of Mexico lease sale attracts $1.2 billion North Dakota oil production reaches new high in 2012 Chevron Corporation overtakes Royal Dutch Shell plc Anadarko Deepwater Well Encounters More Than 1,000 … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Steve Davis, 2-time National Championship QB. #rsrh

http://espn.go.com/espn/print?id=9065999&type=story SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Steve Davis, Oklahoma’s starting quarterback when it won back-to-back national championships in the 1970s, was one of two people killed when a small aircraft smashed into three homes in northern Indiana, officials said Monday. … … Continue reading

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Open Thou Mine Eyes #rsrh #DPRK

"North Korean soldiers with weapons attend military training in an undisclosed location in this picture released by the North’s official KCNA news agency in Pyongyang March 11, 2013. South Korea and U.S. forces are conducting large-scale military drills until the … Continue reading

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Better Colleges Failing to Lure Poorer Strivers – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/17/education/scholarly-poor-often-overlook-better-colleges.html?hp&_r=0&pagewanted=print “Top low-income students in the nation’s 15 largest metropolitan areas do often apply to selective colleges, according to the study, which was based on test scores, self-reported data, and census and other data for the high school class of … Continue reading

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