Ginger Tae

12 Flips | 1 Magazine | @GingerTae | Keep up with Ginger Tae on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ginger Tae”

Heels On Wheels - A review of the BMW i8 Hybrid Sportscar

The discovery and the appreciation of the intricacies of the Carbon Fiber Reinforced Structured Hybrid Sportscar begin when I had the privilege of …

Carbon Fiber

Oil crisis hitting Russians hard

The global oil crisis isn't just taking a toll on Russia's economy. It's also hitting ordinary citizens.<p>Leonid Emshanov, a mechanic at the Avtovaz auto plant in Tolyatti, doesn't want to show me his home. It's too crowded he says.<p>Leonid and his wife Natalia live with her parents and his brother. …

We just got another massive sign of how badly Saudi Arabia is suffering from the oil price crash

On Monday, HSBC economists Simon Williams and Razan Nasser dropped a note on the country's foreign-exchange holdings, and things look pretty dire for the oil-reliant nation.<p>It shows that FX reserves dropped by more than $14 billion (£10.1 billion) in January, falling to their lowest level in nearly …

Oil

Oil rises as Saudis to work with producers to stabilize market

NEW YORK (Bloomberg) -- Crude advanced as Saudi Arabia said it would work with other producers to curb market fluctuations and as China’s central …

Saudi Arabia

Why we should beware the dawn of cheap petrol | Paul Stevens

The crash in crude oil prices has huge implications for geopolitics, climate change – and even our pensions<p>It’s been many years since the motorist had such a warm feeling at the petrol pump. Whoever thought they would be able to fill the car at prices as low as 90p a litre? Take advantage; fill up …

A bubble is building that could shake our economy to its core

<b>When it comes to bubbles, Australian property ticks pretty much all the boxes. If there is a sharp correction in the eastern states it will have a</b> …

Saudis won't bend as oil rout chokes OPEC partners, Canada

Saudi Arabia is standing firm - and idle - as the oil rout chokes its OPEC partners and other producers like Canada.<p>Saudi oil policies aren’t the cause of the slump, of course. At the heart of it all is an oil glut.<p>But Saudi Arabia’s refusal to cut production, and simply suffer the collapse in …

Oil

The US military believes ISIS is 'in a defensive crouch'

But the task of defeating Islamic State is complicated by Russian air strikes in Syria which are 90 percent targeted at opposition fighters and not at the jihadist group, U.S. Army Colonel Steve Warren said.<p>Warren said increases in forced conscription, the recruitment of child soldiers and the use …

Obama’s New Oil Tax Plan Will Hike Gas and Heating Prices

President Barack Obama will propose a $10 per barrel tax on oil in the last annual budget he submits to Congress.<p>Obama reportedly hopes the tax will reduce carbon emissions and plans to use the revenue for spending on public transportation.<p>If such a proposal passed, then oil companies would likely …

Everything about the Kawasaki Z800 motorcycle is smooth, friendly, and satisfying

Primed for wheelies when hopping on any freeway or jumping off the line at a stop light (not recommended, but easy to engage), nimble and perfect for splitting lanes during times of congestion, and delightful in the canyons or on the track for those days you want to get a knee down.<p>The crème de la …

Motorcycles

Why women over 50 can’t find jobs

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> If you’re a woman over the age of 50, finding work has statistically gotten harder since 2008.<p>The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis …