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9 Incredible Photos of Natural Wonders to Inspire Your Weekend

There's nothing like what's pictured above around where I live.Maybe that's why I find that shot so mesmerizing!It's like having tunnel vision, but …

Landscape Photography

This Northwest timber county hadn't voted GOP since Herbert Hoover. But times have changed

Before coal became king and the Rust Belt rusted, the Pacific Northwest began building an economy based on timber. The Oregon Country shipped its first load of logs to China in 1833.<p>A century later, as national politics and the Great Depression intruded, this remote and rainy corner of the country …

Los Angeles

Mexico has a phosphate problem

The view from the sleepy town of San Juanico, Mexico, is about what you'd see from any village along the Pacific coast of Baja California — craggy …

Weather Photographer of the Year 2016 – in pictures

Britain is a nation obsessed with the weather, which is probably why the Royal Meteorological Society and the Royal Photographic Society have organised the first Weather Photographer of the Year competition. Here are some of the finalists and winners from the 800 entries

Meteorology

Potash-Agrium deal will be 'heavily scrutinized,' face antitrust hurdles

A merger between Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. and Agrium Inc. will face steep antitrust hurdles in Canada and the United States, as the Canadian fertilizer producers vie to become a global agriculture powerhouse.<p>The companies, which are in preliminary talks to merge, are two of the three major …

Potash: Think Big Picture

I was sitting at my desk just under a week ago evaluating Potash Corp. (POT) again as a long-term investment as the macro picture just presented too …

Canada fertilizer deal would send farmers to regulators

WINNIPEG/CHICAGO (Reuters) - North American farmers will pressure regulators to protect their negotiating leverage with fertilizer suppliers if Potash Corp of Saskatchewan and Agrium Inc agree to merge, major farm groups said on Wednesday.<p>The PotashCorp Cory Mine facility is pictured near …

Agrium Can Do Better Than Potash

Sometimes you hang out with a couple and think: "Really? You're with him/her? Huh."<p>That's kind of how I feel about the merger talks between Potash …

Talbott Motorcycle Museum opens in Carmel Valley

It's official. Robb Talbott's motorcycle museum is open.<p>The former wine and necktie magnate's personal bike collection, housed inside a 5,000-square-foot space in Carmel Valley, received the last of its needed permits and is open to the public.<p>Motorcycle analysts have said the non-profit museum …

Tracking ISIS ambitions in Europe -- a threat years in the making

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than two years ago, the man who would export the terror of ISIS to Europe arrived in the Syrian city of Raqqa. His name was Abdelhamid Abaaoud, and he was from the Brussels neighborhood of Molenbeek.<p>Abaaoud would find notoriety -- and death -- in November 2015 as the organizer of the …

Peshmerga

NASA Just Released This New Hubble Image of Two Galaxy Clusters About to Collide

When worlds collide, literally.<p>NASA has just released a new image captured by the Hubble space telescope, revealing what it looked like moments …

Space Tourism Posters

Imagination is our window into the future. At NASA/JPL we strive to be bold in advancing the edge of possibility so that someday, with the help of …

Posters

Sports Jackets vs. Blazers vs. Suit Jackets | The Art of Manliness

Sports jackets. Suit jackets. Blazers. Most men use these terms interchangeably, as do many men’s clothing retailers.<p>Because of this, the differences …

Men's Fashion

Need An F-4 Phantom? Get On Down To Cal's Bargain Used Fighter Jet Lot

Seriously, if you are looking for a good used F-4, you need to go see Cal. He has lightly used Phantoms, some of them with MiG kills, for outrageous …

Farmers are trying a bold strategy to save California's agriculture

It's not that his crops are failing. Far from it. Instead, he's looking to the future.<p>The storms are providing an opportunity for Mr. Goshgarian and a handful of other growers in California's San Joaquin Valley to test a new approach to stanching the loss of their most precious resource: …

University of California

Make This: You Need A Solid Work Bench

The heart of a workshop is the bench. It's the base where everything is made so it need to be solid and easy to use. Here's a great tutorial on …

Workbenches

Exclusive: India halts potash imports as droughts hit crop plantings

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India has halted its potash imports for the year to end-March and delayed negotiations for next year’s purchases until at least June, as droughts have dented demand in one of the world’s biggest fertilizer consumers, government officials said.<p>A shopkeeper speaks on his mobile …

Was the Big Bang just a black hole?

<i>Fraser Cain "Asks a Spaceman" Dr. Paul Matt Sutter – why do we call the Big Bang a singularity, when we also call black holes singularities?</i><p>The …

New 'Bionic Eye' Returns Blind Man's Sight to Him For The First Time in 30 Years

Image: Duke University<p>Larry Hester was diagnosed with a degenerative disease called retinitis pigmentosa (RP) in his early 30s. At the time, there …

After oil comes the collapse in natural gas prices. Who loses? | Financial Times

If you think the fall in the oil price is dramatic and disruptive, take a moment to consider the natural gas market. The world’s three main gas …

Ride Review: The 2016 Honda Africa Twin Is Exactly What We’ve Been Waiting For

The all new Honda Africa Twin is the most exciting bike to come from Honda in over a decade. With the adventure market taking off in recent years …

How To Make A Smartphone-Powered Hologram [Video]

For less than $1<p>Holograms aren’t just for droids and dead rappers. You can make your own with a piece of transparency paper and a four-sided hologram video. Properly folded, the transparency will combine the images on a phone or tablet screen to create “a reflection that gives you the illusion of …

Holograms

This Girl Whose Entire Family Got Killed In An Act Of Arson Just Wants Cards For Christmas

After losing her entire family in a suspected arson fire, her supporters are hoping a few letters can go a long way.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>P.O. Box 6126<p>Schenectady, NY 12306, USA

Paralysed Opec pleads for allies as oil price crumbles

The cartel is no longer able to steer prices and risks going the way of the Texas Railroad Commission. The oil market has become a jungle<p>The Opec cartel is to continue flooding the world with crude oil despite a chronic glut and the desperate plight of its own members, demanding that Russia, …

10 Insane Ancient Weapons You've Never Heard Of

The history of human warfare is as storied as <i>Game of Thrones</i> and even more incestuously brutal. Time and again, the wisdom of the ages has been put …

List-Worthy

How to build a 10x10 Storage shed, page 10

Part 19: Making the door<p>The door is basically a sheet of plywood with boards (similar to the roof boards) glued and fixed to the outside for both …

Woodworking

John Deere warns that 2016 will be worse than this year for the farming business

But the farming industry has been getting slammed by falling crop prices, and the world's largest maker of farm equipment says its performance next year will be worse.<p>"Although our forecast calls for lower results in the year ahead, the outlook represents a level of performance that is considerably …

Markets