We have always thought there was only Arab oil. Not any more.
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In two decades according to ex-BP chief. The big growth in oil extracted from shale rock means the US will not need to import any crude within two decades, the former boss of BP has said. Lord Browne told a conference in Oxford the US would be “completely independent of imported oil, probably by 2030″. [...]
Credit cards cave. The end of cable bundling? Faster please!
Who continue to be rewarded. When confronted about the invented hexane workers on the program, Daisey could not actually confess that he lied. “I wouldn’t express it that way,” said Daisey. “How would you express it?” asked Schmitz. “I would say that I wanted to tell a story that captured the totality of my trip. [...]
Nice. My wife has the iPhone 4S and loves the 8MP camera and 1080p video capabilities — high definition in your hand. Who would have imagined that just a few years ago? And, Siri is a hit as well — that is the dark horse. Folks wanted iPhone 5 without knowing what that meant. What [...]
Victor Davis Hanson: Without memory we are nothing. That is what scares me about the present electronic age: everything is the next nanosecond; the last one had become absolutely nothing.
Interesting history of technology in the military here.
As Instapundit asks, “Who do we sue?” You gotta love this: “I, therefore, use them only very economically. They should not be used in unventilated areas and definitely not in the proximity of the head.” When do we ride radical environmentalists out of town on a rail. . . ?
I like Claire Berlinski’s take: I was originally inclined to join the call for Facebook to take it down. I’ve changed my mind. Not, mind you, on free speech grounds–as I argued in the comment below Judith’s post, no one has a right to free speech on Facebook. It’s a company, not a government, They [...]
Are elitists indeed.