Alan Johnson

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Will cheap oil kill Keystone?

Greens who want President Barack Obama to kill the Keystone XL pipeline are adding a new weapon to their arsenal of protests and lawsuits — the world’s glut of cheap oil.<p>The same collapse in oil prices that is pumping dollars into motorists’ wallets also risks undermining the case for building the …

Plunging oil prices may trigger unrest

A global glut of oil will persist next year, putting further pressure on prices and raising the risk of unrest in some producing countries.<p>That's the stark warning from the Paris-based International Energy Agency, which on Friday cut its forecast for global demand growth in 2015. It now sees demand …

Samsung Is Now A More Profitable Company Than Apple

<i>Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today.</i><p><b>Samsung Is More Profitable Than Apple (Statista)</b><br>For the second consecutive quarter, Samsung has turned a …

The FAA Has Turned Off The No Electronics Sign

The Federal Aviation Administration is giving U.S. airline passengers a nice treat for Halloween: the ability to use electronic devices for longer periods in flight.<p>An announcement from the FAA stated that the regulatory agency determined that the use of electronic devices such as laptops, …

Nike's Brilliant Cristiano Ronaldo Ad Involves A Mystified Baby

They're great. They all involve splicing together footage of Ronaldo doing something spectacular on the pitch with footage of something completely unrelated and identifiably meme-y (babies, cats, etc.).<p>Here's one with a baby:<p>One with cats:

Starbucks Lets You Buy Coffee for a Friend via Twitter

In the '70s, a Coke ad envisioned a day in which you could buy the world Coke to promote harmony. Now, Starbucks is letting you do something similar, …

Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut | Colossal

<p>Photo artist Caras Ionut lives in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using largely his own …