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Peak Oil and Energy News
WSJ: G-7 Calls for Lift In Oil Production
CBSNews: Pirates seize tanker, kidnap 24 Russians - Analysts say recent tanker hijackings most likely work of single, sophisticated criminal gang after oil, not ransom
CNNMoney: GAS PRICES SPIKE ON ISAAC
DetroitNews: Gas prices expected to jump above $4 today
Shutdowns of Ill. pipeline, refineries due to storm cited
CNBC: G7 Urges Oil Exporters to Increase Production
ETFDailyNews: Doug Casey Uncovers The Real Price of Peak Oil
Guardian: Rachel Corrie lawsuit result 'dangerous precedent' say human rights groups
HindustaniTimes: Relief for Pak girl facing blasphemy charge
Guardian: Syria's worst massacre: Daraya death toll reaches 400
CSMonitor: Assad says he needs more time to win war as refugees overwhelm Turkey, Jordan
WorldCrunch: As Death Toll Rises In Syria, Assad Says Things Are 'Better'
CNN: Ex-FBI agent missing 2,000 days in Iran
CNN: Iraq executes 21 in a day; 3 are women
NYDaily: Osama was unarmed, almost dead, when 'killed', says book
NYT: Americans Shot in Mexico Were C.I.A. Operatives Aiding in Drug War
NBC: Unexploded WWII bomb disrupts Amsterdam Schiphol airport
Spiegel: World War II Bomb Detonated in Heart of Munich FinancialSense: The Endless War: Saudi Arabia Goes on the Offensive Against Iran
Rawstory: World of Warcraft players in Iran hit by U.S. sanctions
BlacklistedNews: Police outnumber convention protesters by 4-1 in Tampa
BusinessInsider: Occupy Wall Street Is Planning A New Action On September 17, And Some Protesters Plan To Handcuff Bankers
Domestic Financial News
NOC: Add It Up: Taxes Avoided by the Rich Could Pay Off the Deficit
BlacklistedNews: It Is Not Just Your Imagination – American Families ARE Getting Poorer
MaxKeiser: QE3 FOR DUMMIES
Forbes: What Downturn? Bank Profits Hit $34.5 Billion
BusinessInsider: The Incredibly Simple Reason That California Has The Hottest Jobs Market In America
CharlesHughSmith: The Rot Runs Deep 1: The Federal Reserve Is a Parasitic Wealth Transfer Machine
CharlesHughSmith: The Rot Runs Deep 2: Don't Call Out My Scam and I Won't Call Out Yours
CNNMoney: Parents to college kids: Live at home, get a job
NJ.com: Pessimism prevails: Consumer confidence drops most since October
BusinessInsider: Here's The Truth About What's Responsible For The Debt And Deficit ProblemMoneyUSNews: Is Our Aging Population Partly to Blame for the Slow Recovery?
Soberlook: Consumers remain uncertain in spite of increased net worth - The weak consumer sentiment number today was a surprise.
AdvisorPerspective: QE3 Mechanism Is Broken
Global Financial News
BlacklistedNews: Spain’s Jobless Turn to Barter System
BusinessInsider: China Got Slammed Again Last Night — Hits New Post Crisis Lows
ChinaScopeFinancial: China’s Shipping Market Remains Sluggish
Reuters: Volkswagen to invest 1 billion euros in Russia
UPI: Gold prices retreat slightly
Zerohedge: Euro Gold Technicals Look Near Perfect
Time: The Strange Allure of the Gold Standard
M 4.9, 284km NNW of Boroko, Indonesia
CNN: More than a half-million customers without electricity, utilities report
Reuters: Troops deployed as Hurricane Isaac targets New Orleans
Telegraph: Hurricane Isaac breaches Louisiana levee on Katrina anniversary
BBC: Hantavirus warning to 1700 Yosemite campers
Reuters: Unusual earthquake swarm shakes Southern California
ExtinctionProtocol: Jangled nerves in California, as scientist at a loss to explain present Southern California quake swarm
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DominionPaper: "Green Bitumen?!": Nuclear reactors in the tar sands -—What do you get when you cross a nuclear reactor with a hydraulic shovel-full of tar sands? The answer, according to the Canadian Energy Research Institute, is "Green Bitumen." The brainchild of the nuclear industry, this novel concept of deploying small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) to replace natural gas is being sold as a solution to the tar sands' reputation for producing the largest carbon footprint on the planet.
CSM: Arctic ice shrinks to record low (+video)
ClimateCrocks: World Turning its Eyes to the Ice
DesdemonaDespair: Graph of the Day: Average Size of Largest Annual Rain or Snow Storm in the U.S., 1948-2011
Wired: Plastic-Filled Albatrosses Are Pollution Canaries in New Doc
Rawstory: ‘Penis-head’ fish discovered in Vietnam
America in Decline
BlacklistedNews: U.S. Soldiers Committed Murders, Stockpiled Guns And Bomb Materials, In Plot To Assassinate Obama And Overthrow Government
CNN: Guy, 68, fired for 1963 prank
DesdemonaDespair; Tax cuts, wars account for nearly half of U.S. public debt by 2019
HipcrimeVocab: Corn-pone Nazis On The March
Food and Water
BigPictureAgriculture: Global Wheat Stocks and Price. Why Has the Wheat Price Skyrocketed?
CattleNetwork: Storing grain? Protect it like a bin full of gold
CSM: Pitcher irrigation brings vegetables to Pakistani desert
DailyFinance: GMO: The Secret the Food Industry Is Spending Millions to Keep
UPI: Corn harvest gets rolling
ArsTechnica: Big Brother on a budget: How Internet surveillance got so cheap
Science and Technology
MSNBC: Listen to the first song sent from Mars
BigThink: Bill Nye Isn't Dead, He's Gone Viral
BusinessInsider: How This 12-Year-Old Has Already Created 98 Online Games
MSNBC: Two alien planets found with twin sunsCNNMoney: Why Apple really sued Samsung
Medical and Health
MSNBC: Americans fret about health costs rather than reform
Yahoo: World's Oldest Person, Besse Cooper, Turns 116
SeattleTimes: Yosemite officials say 1,700 visitors risk disease
CNNHealth: What tests you really need (and when)
Atlantic: How Health Care Payments Have Changed Since 1960
TheScientist: Second Victim of Hantavirus
ExtinctionProtocol: Mobile death: thief targets Ebola patient in Uganda, gets infected with the virus
Doomsteading, Gardening, Urban Farming
ModernSurvivalBlog: How Old Is Grandma?
CanadianDoomer: Food Storage So Far This Season
CivilEats: New Book Takes a Look at Urban Farms Across the U.S.
Vitals: Drug ingredients made in China entering market with little oversight
WaldenEffect: Anna: How much honey does a Warre hive need for the winter?
AJC: Colo. theater victim families question fundraising
MSNBC: Sheriff: Drunk causes death of 70,000 chickens
BlacklistedNews: Big Sis Begins Releasing Biological Agents Into Boston Subway - The federal government Wednesday will begin releasing bacteria at Red Line MBTA stations in Cambridge and Somerville at set times to test sensors designed to detect biological agents that could be released in a terrorist attack.
Yahoo: U.N. to invade Texas? "Ridiculous," says world body
Rawstory: Time Traveling Journalism, Two Articles from 2014: Trickle Down Eatonomics & NRA Press Release
ABCLocal: Women rally against Romney
NewsInvestors: Let Ryan Milk Immigration For His Party
LAT: Obama bucks tradition, campaigns during GOP convention
NOC: GOP Platform Says ‘Impeachment’ Is a Solution to Judicial Decisions the GOP Opposes
Salon: “Hostile takeover”: Ron Paul’s fans react - Ron Paul's fans are furious, but Chuck Grassley, Ari Fleischer and Orrin Hatch aren't worried about his treatment
HuffingtonPost: Ann Romney's RNC Speech Will Be Televised in Blatant Pursuit of the Women Vote
Politico: Playbook: If Romney doesn't win ...
CBSNews: Ann Romney gave a great speech. But will we remember it in a day or two?
NYT: How the Republicans Built It
VancouverSun: Republicans formally nominate Romney as their hope to drive Obama from White House
NationalJournal: Court Throws Out Texas Congressional Map
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