A Zambian Walking Safari: the Ultimate Wildlife Adventure
AU CURRENT | Safari-goers cross the Mupamadzi River on a walking safari in Zambia's South Luangwa National Park. . It is also ridiculously hot, a time when temperatures exceed 100 degrees during the day and don't drop much at night. It's a good ...
April 2, 2015
On Track or at Sea? Beijing Reopens Old Land Routes
The Yiwu-Madrid line snakes through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany and France on its way to Spain. It sets out in a subtropical climate before traversing high desert and steppe, where temperatures can plunge to minus 40 degrees in winter....
March 3, 2015
10 places to watch the Chevron Houston Marathon
Interested in checking out this year's Chevron Houston Marathon? Here are some of the best spots from which to watch. Start/finish line: The George R. Brown Convention Center is the hub of race-day excitement to see the start of the race and winners ...
January 16, 2015
Open the Book, Put Down the Tablet at Bedtime
Reading on electronic devices before bedtime can disrupt the body's circadian clock, making it harder to fall asleep and become alert in the morning, according to a study from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Sleep researchers have long warned ...
December 22, 2014
Natural Gas: Commitment Of Traders Analysis
of perspective, we start with WTI oil futures. This field is energy related, and certain cross correlations to NG are inevitable. Thus, the trump card against Iran is unused, and the nuclear clock is ticking. Note that July 21 also marks a mini ...
December 30, 2014
Recipes for Sweet and Savory Bars
Current go-tos are candied nut bars, a caramelly cross between a cookie and a Snickers, and golden-coconut chocolate-chunk brownies, adapted from a recipe in Lisa Slater's "Brownie Points." But why skip straight to dessert, when there are so many ...
August 15, 2014
More trouble for Tesco as US billionaire investor Warren Buffett dumps ...
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has dealt Tesco a double blow after dumping more than 245 million of the crisis-hit grocer's shares just days after branding his holding a 'huge mistake'. The investment guru, known as the Sage of Omaha, is thought ...
October 17, 2014
YIWU, China—The wholesale markets for cheap knickknacks in this trading hub a few hours from Shanghai have prospered by sending their goods across the oceans. Arab and African traders mix with buyers from Europe to pick out gaudy plastic flowers, hairpins and bracelets, Day-Glo sticks and flashlights that are trucked to nearby ports for loading onto container ships.
Reading on electronic devices before bedtime can disrupt the body’s circadian clock, making it harder to fall asleep and become alert in the morning, according to a study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Sleep researchers have long warned that watching TV, working on a computer and other activities involving artificial light in the evening can disrupt sleep patterns.
Summary Despite physical indicators showing net NG deficiency in winter, HH prices turned sharply downward. The Commitment of Traders (COT) data shows significant differences between WTI crude and Natural Gas. The COT data for NG, extrapolated, indicates a Flip sometime in January, as Long overwhelms Short - both Commercial and Non-Commercial, simultaneously. Background In a recent article (NG: Predicting, Especially the Future), we have yet again carelessly predicted a sharp rise in the prices of NG this 2015 winter, based on a physical model driven by projected consumption and diminishing reserves. We seem to be in the midst of an undeclared war by Saudi Arabia on Iran and Russia, so crude oil prices are in near free fall: from over $100 per barrel, to about $55/BBL, just about 50% lower. We should mention that LNG prices in Asia are derived from crude prices. a rough measure is LNG/MBTU is 13% - 17% of Crude/BBL, for the so-called Japan Crude Cocktail, JCC. Then came the NG price tumble on Friday, December 19, followed by Monday, December 22. Essentially the price on the February and March futures contracts of Henry Hub NG ( NGG15 and NGH15 , respectively) came down from about $3. 60 to $3. 00, some... Figures 1 and 2 provide a snapshot of Friday the 19th for February 2015 NG and WTI/NYMEX crude. As NG futures tumble, WTI crude picks up.
NYSE shutdown upends an already tough day for markets
"Things are so spread out." Still, others on Wall Street found the long outage unsettling. Phil Orlando, chief equity strategist at Federated Investors, said it was unsettling that computer problems also forced United Airlines to temporarily ground its ...
July 8, 2015
Trade bill is no sure victory for Obama
Vote on trade deal could come in 2016 Supporters of the TPP hoped that they could get Congress to sign off on the pact before the notion of global trade gets caught in the inevitable election-year backlash against Wall Street ... And the clock is ticking.
June 24, 2015
La Crosse Technology WS-9611U-IT-CBP Weather Station
With its large numbers and forecast icons, this attractive, budget-priced weather station makes it easy to get your weather at a glance. A true enthusiast might miss extras like programmable ice alerts and barometric pressure readings. Features include ...
June 24, 2015
Honeywell TE923W Weather Station
This weather station comes with a whopping 12 features ... Ambient 7-Day Weather Forcaster Review Oregon Scientific +ECO Clima Control Weather... La Crosse Technology WS-7394U-IT-CH Weather...
June 24, 2015
Elderly could lose homes from reverse mortgages
Reverse mortgages are loans that allow homeowners aged 62 or older to borrow against the equity in their homes and defer payment and interest until they move from the home, sell it, or die. The study focused on 97 ads from a variety of lenders that ...
June 11, 2015
House Works: Easy-to-read Dayclox clock makes home life easier
For the last five years, my favourite wall clock has been a large, simple, self-setting model with hands. It’s made by a company called La Crosse and though it adjusts its own time based on a wireless signal, it’s still not ideal for people losing the ...
July 27, 2014
Wood Finish Atomic Digital Wall Clock with Forecasting Function
A rich wood grain finish gives this digital atomic wall clock a retro style ... Made in the La Crosse Asia factory in Shenzhen, ChinaSpecifications:. Wireless outdoor temperature range: -39 degree F to 140 degree F. Indoor temperature range: 14 degree ...
December 10, 2013