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America’s Losing War Against Obesity

January 22, 2012 / No Comments

It's no secret that Americans are getting fatter by the year. Much of the fault can be found on their plates. Portion sizes have been growing out of control and it's rare that anyone even knows how much a real "portion" is anymore. For example: Did you know that one FDA-recommended serving of fish or meat is 3 ounces? That's the equivalent of ...

BP Had Been Reprimanded for Safety Flaws by UK Long Ago

September 17, 2010 / No Comments

British Petroleum is again in the news after the oil spill issue. This time they stand accused for the failure in the safety provisions in the North Sea. Months before the horrible environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, BP was cited by the Government of United Kingdom for failing to complete the safety training and emergency exercises mandatory for ...

The Pickens Plan to Get America Weaned Off Foreign Oil

July 8, 2008 / 1 Comment

Can an oil man talk America into weaning itself from its dependency on the black gold? Is there a quick fix, even partial quick fix. Pickens thinks so. It's wind power. What do you think?