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Quantum Gravity Research Could Unearth the True Nature of Time

Theoretical physicists striving to unify quantum mechanics and general relativity into an all-encompassing theory of quantum gravity face what’s …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Quantum Mechanics

Core Labs Is One of the Best Long-Term Investments in the Oil Industry

Source: Core Labs.<p>Oil prices are highly cyclical, and when they crash Wall Street invariably loses its mind and sells off great oil stocks along with the bad. Take, for example, <b>Core Laboratories</b> , which, while not nearly as badly punished as some energy stocks, is still down sharply since the crude …

A wave of bankruptcies from American oil companies won't be enough to trigger a recession

Right now one of the biggest sources of fear is the credit market.<p>As oil prices have collapsed, the fear that energy companies would go bankrupt and that any negative impacts from this would spill into the broader economy has risen.<p>And according to Michelle Meyer, US economist at Bank of America …

Markets

Restaurant Owner Wages All-Out Yelp Assault on Customers Who Leave Bad Reviews

A Denver restaurateur has seemingly made it his life's mission to retaliate against customers who leave less-than-stellar Yelp reviews. Over the last several months Mark Neary, who owns a popular breakfast spot called Onefold, has left a series of increasingly caustic replies for Yelpers who dare …

Restaurants

7 Things You Never Knew You Could Fry

Almost anything is better fried. Cases in point: fried chicken, french fries and frickles (fried pickles), but you don't have to stop there.<p>Open your …

Cooking

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Public Health

Firm OPEC And U.S Production Keep Hopes For Higher Oil Prices Down | OilPrice.com

The US oil directed rig count was up 31 for the month of July and WTI is down about $11 for the month at time of writing. Global total liquids …

Study: Utica Shale Larger Than Previous Estimates

by Karen Boman<p>Rigzone Staff<p>Thursday, July 16, 2015<p>The technically recoverable resources of the Utica shale play are larger than previously thought, …

With the export ban still in place, the North Dakota oil boom goes bust

As we’ve been predicting here for some time now, the sustained low oil prices which have resulted from the domestic energy production surge have …

North Dakota

10 Underrated/Overlooked Types of Booze Your Bartender Wants You to Order

If you walk into a cocktail bar and ask for a Moscow Mule, it's time to order a new concoction. So, in an effort to suss out what should be in said concoction, we asked 10 industry experts what underrated or overlooked boozes you should be sampling. Here's what they said:<p><b>Kirk Estopinal, co-owner,</b> …

North Sea

Easy Breakfast Pizza to Kick Off the Weekend

Easy breakfast pizza you can make in minutes. How great is that?! Top with bacon, sausage, eggs, and ALL the cheese.<p>I have never been one to eat cold pizza. I just … can’t.<p>I want to preheat the oven and place my little leftover slices on the hot oven racks and let the crust return to its warm …

Breakfast

How to Read a Geologic Map

1-Starting on the Ground - Topography on Maps<p>Geologic maps may be the most concentrated form of knowledge ever put on paper, a combination of truth …

Opinion: Why $50 is the new ceiling for oil prices

LONDON (Project Syndicate) – If one number determines the fate of the world economy, it is the price of a barrel of oil CLG5, +0.00% . Every global …

Oil

Apache workers face layoffs as oil prices fall

Oil

Great Whiskeys for New Year's Eve Celebration By John Mariani

This is a new Golden Age for whiskies, spirits whose popularity was long ago eclipsed by tasteless vodkas and white rums. The emergence of single malt Scotches, small batch bourbons, even a resurgence of new ryes, has made it a hot category again--and not a cheap one. Indeed, the price of a lot of …

Scotch Whisky

Easy Vol au Vent Appetizers with Brie and Jam

Vol au Vent appetizers with brie and jam are quick, simple, but oh so elegant and perfect for your holiday party. Just be sure to make a double batch because these little goodies are going to disappear fast.<p>The hustle and bustle of the holidays is upon us. Big time. This year, my family’s …

Taste Test: The Best (And Worst) Kinds Of Bourbon To Use In An Old-Fashioned Cocktail

Old-fashioned cocktails, from sidecars to negronis, have been popular for over a decade. But until recently, the Old-Fashioned Cocktail proper was an all-but-forgotten artifact outside a few excellent bars in New York and San Francisco.<p>Its major obstacle to success was that many bartenders -- both …

7 Summery Brunch Cocktails

Since it’s a glorious summer weekend, try making one of these glorious, summery brunch cocktails.<p>There’s nothing wrong with a classic, peachy bellini …

The 10 Best Dive Bars in America

By: Andy Kryza and Liz Childers<p>Sometimes, you go to a bar for a fancy cocktail. Sometimes, you go for a rare beer paired with some gastropub innovation. And sometimes -- most times -- you go to drink in a dark, windowless room, where the drinks are stiffer than a 2x4, beers are as yellow as a Frank …

Kurt Cobain