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Daily Digest 7/25 - The Bitter Battle Over Alaska's Salmon, The Nuclear Stars Align

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 11:55 AM
  • Silver & Crude: Interesting Parallels
  • Canada's High House Prices Held Up By Phony Appraisals -- Taxpayers On Hook, Report Says 
  • U.S. SEC warns of Bitcoin scams, accuses Texas man of Ponzi scheme
  • Influencing China's healthcare industry
  • Shocking Things Wall Street Financiers Say Off the Record About Their Bloated, Corrupt Industry 
  • Palast: Did Fabulous Fabrice Really Cause the Financial Crisis
  • Slingatron vision is to launch payloads into orbit 
  • Electric vehicles may put 'disruptive load' on grid
  • China Coal-Fired Economy Dying of Thirst as Mines Lack Water 
  • Oil Sands: 4,000 Environmental Infractions, 40 Punishments
  • The Nuclear Stars Align
  • Alaska Looks for Answers in Glacier’s Summer Flood Surges
  • Why Has Global Warming Stalled?
  • UK forests still feeling the impacts of 1976 drought
  • The Bitter Battle Over Alaska's Salmon
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Daily Digest 7/24 - Food Stamp Rolls Swell, 10 Crazy Red-Light Camera Cases

Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 7:28 AM
  • Spain taps social security reserve fund to pay pensions
  • Worthless land could prolong Spanish banks' property woes
  • Spain’s solar industry to collapse as govt introduces draconian profit caps
  • Detroit retirees wonder how bankruptcy will affect benefits
  • Dexia says will take 59 mln euro charge for Detroit debt
  • Italy's Grillo slams Merkel, calls for debt restructuring
  • Food costs to triple by 2033
  • Food stamp rolls swell in Georgia
  • Nearly all of W.Va. colleges, universities raising tuition
  • Copper costs up, grades down: Metals Economics Group
  • 10 Crazy Red-Light Camera Cases
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Daily Digest 7/23 - Requiem For Detroit, Peak Oil Lives But Will Kill The Economy

Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 10:33 AM
  • Detroit, and the Bankruptcy of America's Social Contract
  • Requiem For Detroit
  • Same Old Warfare?
  • Now, Old MacDonald Has a Robot
  • Peak oil lives, but will kill the economy
  • Piggybacking on the Hunt For Massive Oil Discoveries: Interview with AOS
  • Oil Production Aside, Middle East still Matters
  • An expert finds New York City's air is full of foreign matter, including rubber and rust
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Daily Digest 7/22 - Ways Shrinking Cities Try To Survive, Earthquake Hits Northwestern China

Monday, July 22, 2013, 9:27 AM
  • More 20-somethings are buying million-dollar homes than ever before, thanks to startups and rich parents
  • Cries of Betrayal as Detroit Plans to Cut Pensions 
  • Detroit: Six ways 'shrinking' cities try to survive
  • Real vs False Money – Key Insights From Monetary History
  • Why Big Oil is Shifting Away from the Gulf of Mexico
  • Tiny Argentine ants invade Victoria, poised to bug you like crazy
  • Raw Sewage Has Turned The Hudson Into An Antibiotic-Resistant Cesspool
  • Earthquakes Hit Area of Northwestern China
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Daily Digest 7/21 - Disappearing Packaging Will Blow Your Mind, Why Is The U.S. So Sick?

Sunday, July 21, 2013, 12:29 PM
  • Disappearing Product Packaging Will Blow Your Mind
  • Detroit bankruptcy: Is it a warning sign of things to come?
  • Can You Spend A Week Without Cash?
  • A Shuffle of Aluminum, but to Banks, Pure Gold
  • 'Intelligent knife' tells surgeon which tissue is cancerous
  • Why Is The United States So Sick?
  • Pesticide Found in Meals That Killed India Children, Official Says
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Daily Digest 7/20 - More Cities Should Go Bankrupt, Baseball Is A Metaphor For American Life

Saturday, July 20, 2013, 11:52 AM
  • More Cities Should Go Bankrupt
  • Going, in Uncertainty, Where No Other Big City Has
  • Detroit Gap Reveals Industry Dispute on Pension Math
  • Detroit’s Creditors Eye Its Art Collection
  • When Gold And Silver Bottom Is Irrelevant To Your Financial Health
  • Why baseball is a metaphor for life in America
  • The games the rich play to avoid tax are immoral and now, hopefully, will become illegal
  • Can Europe’s new designs help the UK’s housing crisis?
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Daily Digest 7/19 - Detroit Prepares for Bankruptcy Fight, Surreal Photos Of Nature's Wrath

Friday, July 19, 2013, 12:28 PM
  • Europe: It’s Going to Get a Lot Worse Before It Gets Any Better
  • Colorado town considers drone-hunting licence
  • A Philadelphia School's Big Bet on Nonviolence
  • Detroit’s Creditors and Unions Prepare for Bankruptcy Fight
  • Agricultural wonder can expand to 500 times it's original size and store water for up to a year
  • Surreal Photos of Nature's Wrath
  • Genetically Engineering Jatropha Plants for Large Scale Production
  • Shocking Photos of Mutated Fruit and Vegetables from Fukushima
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Daily Digest 7/18 - Malaysia Declares Smog Emergency, Which Side Of The Property Wars Are You On?

Thursday, July 18, 2013, 11:42 AM
  • Treasury: Debt Has Been Exactly $16,699,396,000,000.00 for 56 Days
  • Malaysia declares state of emergency over smog in south
  • What Is Driving Gold Now?
  • Inflation Is Too Low? Are You Kidding Us Bernanke?
  • Police launch investigations after arrest of photographer
  • Nutritional tests on hungry aboriginals
  • Which side of the property wars are you on?
  • Detroit prepares to file for bankruptcy as soon as Friday
  • Fukushima nuclear plant: Steam seen at reactor building 
  • Valley fever: An incurable illness in the dust
  • Foreign brands sought as China's food scares bite
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Daily Digest 7/17 - Student Debt Soars, Scourge Of Arson Burns Detroit

Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 10:42 AM
  • Italy's Banks NPLs Continued To Increase In May-ABI
  • Euro-Zone Exports Slump in May
  • Bank of Portugal Cuts 2014 Economic Growth Forecast to 0.3%
  • New Mexico cuts down public defender staff
  • Eldorado cuts exploration budget, capital spending on low gold prices
  • Miami-Dade County releases list of public libraries, fire-rescue units on budget-chopping block
  • As Detroit breaks down, scourge of arson burns out of control
  • Number of people paying into a pension hits 60-year low
  • Plunging currency adds to Syria’s gloom
  • Student debt soars, incomes fall below poverty line
  • India joins Brazil to China as emerging markets cut liquidity
  • Stimulus tapering years away, says BoE’s Paul Fisher
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Daily Digest 7/16 - Beyond The Fiscal Cliff, Is it Time to Stop Worrying about Peak Oil?

Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 10:48 AM
  • Beyond The Fiscal Cliff
  • Don't Sweat It
  • Greece Hit by General Strike to Protest Austerity
  • Last Car Plant Brings Detroit Hope and Cash
  • Is it Time to Stop Worrying about Peak Oil?
  • The receding threat from 'peak oil' 
  • Supply of the world’s favorite food is at a 12-year hig
  • Organic water claims misleading, says watchdog