Fables for the digital age

Folk tales from around the world have inspired British theatre company 1927, whose works hark back to the aesthetic of silent films.

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The sound of movies

Is home streaming the best thing that ever happened to the live symphonic experience?

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A long view of history

Artist Mariana Castillo Deball draws on the planet’s geological prehistory for her latest work.

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FEEL GOOD STORY OF THE DAY

Submitted by RiNS Via DC Dirty Laundry GGwaG – Drive-In Manager Saves Her Own Life, Kills Masked Robber Armed with a Baseball Bat In this latest installment of “Good Guy with a gun,” or as is happening more often, “Good Gal with a gun,” a woman defended her life, against an assailant robbing her place … Continue reading “FEEL GOOD STORY OF THE DAY”

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Is Libya Facing A New Oil Crisis?

Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) condemned on Thursday the setting up of a parallel board of directors at one of its key subsidiaries, fuel distributor Brega Petroleum Marketing Company (BPMC), saying that attempts at politicizing the oil sector …

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Exxon Shuts Major Texas Refinery After Flooding

ExxonMobil started on Thursday morning to shut down its 369,024-bpd crude oil refinery at Beaumont in Texas as tropical storm Imelda brought flooding to parts of southern Texas, sources familiar with Exxon’s refinery operations told Reuters on Thursday…

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How New Technology Is Revolutionizing Oil & Gas

For years, Big Oil played catch-up with the banking, e-commerce, and retail industries in embracing digitalization and new technologies to boost profits and efficiency.   Over the past year, however, Big Oil and many companies in the upstream and downs…

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Oilfield Services More Bullish Following Oil Price Jump

The recent oil price jump could create further momentum for service sector margins, according to Rystad Energy. Sixty percent of the top 50 oilfield service (OFS) contractors already improved margins and increased operational efficiency in the first ha…

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These are the Two Key Tailwinds for Gold’s Rise in Value

From Birch Gold Group This week, Your News to Know rounds up the latest top stories involving gold and the overall economy. Stories include: Record high debt and record low yields are the real tailwinds for gold, Jim Rickards thinks the world is unprepared for the next financial crisis, and China’s gold-buying spree adds nearly … Continue reading “These are the Two Key Tailwinds for Gold’s Rise in Value”

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Can Hydrogen Trucks Kill Diesel Demand?

Hydrogen, once touted as the fuel of the future and then slipping into near oblivion as electric cars gained popularity, may still have a future as a fuel, just not for passenger cars. Hydrogen, it seems, could become the preferred fuel for a category …

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Trump Clashes With California Over Fuel Regulations

The Trump administration is moving to strip California of its authority to set stricter pollution limits for cars and trucks, the most aggressive step yet in its efforts to deregulate and water-down the nation’s fuel economy standards. At the start of …

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EU On Edge As Russia And Ukraine Restart Gas Talks

Russia and Ukraine are scheduled to restart their gas transit negotiations today in Brussels, with the mediation of EU officials. The negotiations are closely watched as they concern the stability of natural gas supply to Europe. While tensions between…

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Who Really Benefits From The “Iran Attacked Saudi Arabia” Narrative?

Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, After 9/11, the concept of the “false flag attack” gained prominence in American culture, and ever since, more and more people are starting to question the official narrative whenever new crisis events occur. It is possible that this is why there has not been another attack in the US … Continue reading “Who Really Benefits From The “Iran Attacked Saudi Arabia” Narrative?”

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Ralph Northam Assures Trudeau His Political Career Will Suffer No Consequences Whatsoever

Via The Babylon Bee RICHMOND, VA—As Justin Trudeau found himself embroiled in a scandal over painting his face dark for ethnic costumes in the past, he began to despair. “How will I ever overcome this, eh?” he said, shaking his head. “I apologized, but we Canadians are always apologizing, so I’m not sure how to … Continue reading “Ralph Northam Assures Trudeau His Political Career Will Suffer No Consequences Whatsoever”

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2:00PM Water Cooler 9/19/2019

Today’s Water Cooler: Biden, Buttigieg, Sanders, Trump, Warren, “the party decides,” Clinton on 2016, Kavanaugh, jobless claims, home sales, leading indicators, current accounts, rail traffic, CSX, FedEx, independent bookstores, malls, crystals, sex ro…

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Saudi Aramco: We Never Asked Iraq For Extra Oil

Saudi Arabia’s oil giant Aramco is not looking to buy crude oil from Iraq’s state oil marketing firm, people familiar with the operations of the two companies told Bloomberg on Thursday, after earlier reports had suggested that the Saudis were seeking …

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Why Is This Supermajor Dumping Its Aussie Assets?

Exxon has put up for sale its assets in Australia’s Gippsland Basin as part of a $15-billion divestment program, Reuters reports, quoting a company statement. The Gippsland Basin project is a 50-50 joint venture between the U.S. supermajor and BHP and …

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Tun M: Private sector needs to step up and invest more

While the Government is faced with many limitations to invest and spend as a result of debts inherited from the previous administration, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has called on the private sector to “step up and invest more”.
“All of you o…

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Shocking Yearbook Photo Shows Justin Trudeau Wearing ‘Brownface’

Via ZeroHedge What could very well be the defining political scandal of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s political career has just been broken wide open by Time Magazine. Echoing a scandal that befell Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam earlier this year, a photo depicting Trudeau in ‘brownface’ (he was reportedly dressed as an Arab for an ‘Arabian … Continue reading “Shocking Yearbook Photo Shows Justin Trudeau Wearing ‘Brownface’”

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Thoughts On Civil War

Guest Post by The Zman A prevailing assumption in all of outsider politics, both Left and Right, is that America is headed for a civil war. The details are not all that clear, but that is the assumption. Even the mainstream political types think it is possible. A regular part of Tucker Carlson’s act is … Continue reading “Thoughts On Civil War”

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Violate Your Oath And Turn On American Citizens At Your Legal Peril, Gun-Grabbers

Guest Post by Kurt Schlichter There has been a lot of talk about whether our law enforcement (and our military) would follow the orders of those like that furry fascist Beto to unleash a reign of terror upon innocent American citizens who the liberal elite’s unconstitutional gun decrees would turn into felons. Most of our … Continue reading “Violate Your Oath And Turn On American Citizens At Your Legal Peril, Gun-Grabbers”

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Attention: US GAO Informs Public About Hypersonic Weapons

Attention: US GAO Informs Public About Hypersonic Weapons

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a new report about hypersonic weapons, including hypersonic glide vehicles (HGVs) and hypersonic cruise missiles (HCMs), an…

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Climate Crusaders Aren’t Buying Natural Gas Propaganda

The much-touted conversion from coal- and oil-fired power generation to natural gas actually raises the greenhouse effect of energy consumption by around 40 percent because of alarming methane emissions from gas, Berlin-based Energy Watch Group (EWG) s…

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Putin’s Multipolar Offer To Saudi Arabian Exceptionalism

Putin’s Multipolar Offer To Saudi Arabian Exceptionalism

Authored by Tim Kirby via The Strategic Culture Foundation,

Global Islamic Terrorism is universally recognized as today’s big threat and has been the justification for all sorts of …

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