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The world's deepest oil well is over 40,000 feet deep

In the world’s deepest gold mine, workers will venture 2.5 miles (4 km) below the Earth’s surface to extract from a 30-inch (0.8m) wide vein of gold-rich ore.<p>While these depths are impressive, mining is limited by the frailty of the human body. Going much deeper would be incredibly dangerous, as …

The Oil Rally Analyzed Through The Offshore Drilling Industry

In December 2016, Oil prices have jumped to a 17-month record high. Consequently, commodity companies in general were among the biggest gainers on …

Oil & Gas Industry

Please Enjoy This Supremely Awesome Video of Giant Metal Parts Being Forged Inside a Factory

I don’t think you need any convincing to watch all that happens inside Kihlberg Steel AB, a forging factory that does things like ring rolling, …

23 African adventures you must have in your lifetime

South Africa

Funky Old Medinas: a slow trip through Morocco's Imperial Cities

Souks, snakes, mosques and a bit of baking. Graeme Green gets to know the 4 Imperial Cities of Morocco (Marrakech, Fez, Meknes and Rabat) on a …

7 mountains that (almost) anyone can climb

There is a perception that mountain climbing is a dangerous, difficult endeavor that pushes climbers to the very limits of their physical and mental …

Cliffhanger: a white-knuckle adventure in the Italian Dolomites

‘Not more dangerous, only more difficult,’ is Michael’s response when I ask whether the rain that continues to fall will make our climb more dangerous. Despite being fluent in several languages, my mountain guide is a man of few words.<p>We’re standing in a small car park in the Alta Badia valley, …

There has never been a better time to get a 10-year fixed rate mortgage. Right now the market is heating up with a flurry of lenders putting out new products in this range. Coventry Building Society has launched the cheapest ever 10-year fixed-rate

There has never been a better time to get a 10-year fixed rate mortgage. Right now the market is heating up with a flurry of lenders putting out new …

10 Things to Know Before You Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Photo by Yoni Lerner/Flickr<p>View of Mount Kilimanjaro from nearby Mt. Meru<p>Africa’s highest mountain may be a popular hiking destination, but it’s no …

Mountaineering

Making a Bow and Arrows from Scratch

I've been mildly obsessed with YouTube's "Primitive Technology" channel for almost a year now. In it, an unnamed man in Far North Queensland, …

Halifax and Tesco have launched two-year 0% balance transfer credit cards with no balance transfer fees, making them the joint longest fee-free offer on the market right now along with the AA Balance Transfer Credit Card. If you are certain that you

Halifax and Tesco have launched two-year 0% balance transfer credit cards with no balance transfer fees, making them the joint longest fee-free offer …