Daily Digest 7/28 - Syrian Forces Pound Aleppo, Drillers In Utah Have A Friend
We’ve identified a peak spending wave indicator that correlates strongly with the stock market and the economy. It doesn’t apply so much to emerging countries, where we look at urbanization rates, which greatly affect incomes, and workforce growth because emerging nations don’t have a middle-class curve where typical consumers earn $60,000 a year at the peak of their careers.
A rural Oregon man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail and over $1,500 in fines because he had three reservoirs on his property to collect and use rainwater. Gary Harrington of Eagle Point, Ore., says he plans to appeal his conviction in Jackson County (Ore.) Circuit Court on nine misdemeanor charges under a 1925 law for having what state water managers called “three illegal reservoirs” on his property – and for filling the reservoirs with rainwater and snow runoff.
Drawing on an extensive analysis of demographic, economic, and cultural trends, including Google search trends, the new report from DI provides detailed projections of U.S. birth trends in 2012, 2013, and 2014.
On Friday, the top United Nations human rights official, Navi Pillay, warned of an “imminent confrontation” in Aleppo. Her comments in Geneva seemed to crystallize the sense of dread of civilians caught between a military that has shown little restraint and the opposition’s armed militias, who are reportedly being joined by bands of foreign fighters.
Some cities believe the answer is to shrink the minimum apartment size, to build 'micro-units' for singles and couples. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is currently considering a proposal that would allow living spaces as small as 150 square feet, plus a kitchen, bathroom, and closet—somewhere between the size of a parking space and a one-car garage.
Bureau officials deny any favoritism toward industry, while Mr. Stringer talks of balancing sometimes competing interests. “Depending on who you are, where you stand, B.L.M. looks very different to you,” he told industry executives last year. “We move maybe from your hero to your villain.”
First off, even if you could ramp up the energy production, with the exception of Biofuels none of these function in the Transportation/Industrial Farming/Mining areas where you don’t just need Energy, you need portable energy that runs Internal Combustion Engines.
The outpouring of public anger is emblematic of the rising discontent facing Chinese leaders, who are obsessed with maintaining stability and struggling to balance growth with rising public anger over environmental threats.
Last night's storm, which swept from western Pennsylvania to Long Island, appears to be the summer's second derecho, a fast-moving and long-lived thunderstorm sometimes characterized as a "land hurricane." The common definition for a derecho (the name comes from the Spanish word for "straight") is a storm with wind gusts of at least 58 mph and a swath of damage at least 250 miles long
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