Author: Tom

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Washington landslide was no fluke [STUDY]

When the Oso, Wash., landslide engulfed a neighbourhood along the North York of the Stillaguamish River last year, its size and ferocity were stunning even to geologists. But a new analysis from the University of Washington makes it clear that […]

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Is the F-35 Really an Air Force Disaster? [ANALYSIS]

In response to F’d: How the U.S. and Its Allies Got Stuck with the World’s Worst New Warplane by David Axe I don’t know what to say – there are so many misconceptions. The F-35 was never meant to be a dogfighter […]

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Bank of England Suddenly Hoarding Large Amount of Gold

What has the Bank of England done with 1,300 tonnes of gold? Quote: While perusing the BofE’s new website application, which allows you to take a virtual tour of the Kingdom’s gold vaults, Macleod learned that in June the bank […]

Metals, Grains, Foods – Are Indices Telling The Truth

Metals, Grains, Foods – Are Indices Telling The Truth

Economists and the public always want a simple answer in their favour – which normally means ignoring the question and hiding more than is revealed. The consumer price index is a nice accurate number which normally has highly qualified economists […]

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The Fallacy Of Monopoly Of Raw Materials

To start somewhere the story of nitrogen fertilizer has several points worth noting. In brief: Before the First World War, Fritz Haber invented the Haber process for fixing nitrogen to oxygen, and making it chemically accessible to plants. In the […]

Mærsk Joins With CMA, CGM And MSC To Form P3-Network

Mærsk Joins With CMA, CGM And MSC To Form P3-Network

Mærsk joins up with CMA CGM and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company. JyllandsPosten has: EPN.DK Mærsk Cooperation To Be Called P3-Network Quote: The cooperation between Danish Maersk, French CMA CGM and Swiss MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company will be called the P3-network according […]