The second half of 2012 saw a significant shift in US monetary policy from calendar-based guidance to outcome-based guidance and the adoption of a 6.5% unemployment rate as a threshold for ‘tapering’.
With Friday’s better-than-expected payrolls data and another tick lower in the critical-to-liquidity unemployment rate, it seems Goldman Sachs (and others) are waking up to the facts that we have been vociferous about: the shift of jobless individuals from unemployment into [...]
Aircraft manufacturer Boeing have created a weapon that can knock out computers
The missile is thought to be able to penetrate bunkers and caves
Experts warn, in the wrong hands, could bring Western cities to their knees
Down the years and across the universe, the heroes of science-fiction classics from Dan Dare to Star Wars and The Matrix have fought intergalactic battles with weapons that wipe out enemy electronics at the touch of [...]
A television programme dedicated to hunting down supernatural phenomena believe they have found Vietnam’s Bigfoot.
Destination Truth, fronted by paranormal researcher Josh Gates, travelled to the southeast Asian peninsular in search of the legendary Batutut, a man-shaped cryptid never before seen by human eyes.
Using thermal imaging equipment Gates’ team trekked through the jungle in a bid to track down the fabled creature of the night.
After some hours searching through forests and [...]
The U.S. Department of Labor is withdrawing a rule that would have limited the sorts of work that children can do on farms.
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King: Obama Administration Finally Caves on Youth Farm Labor
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Washington, DC- Congressman Steve King (R-IA) released the following statement today after the Department of Labor announced that it will withdraw its proposed rule to prohibit young people from working on family farms and [...]
The man who quit Money
18 April 2012 Last updated at 19:04 ET
Daniel Suelo lives in caves in the canyonlands of Utah. He survives by harvesting wild foods and eating roadkill.
He has no job, no bank account and does not accept government welfare. In fact, Suelo has no money at all.
Suelo may have shunned all the trappings of modern American life, but he is not an isolationist.
Since abandoning money in 2000, [...]
Wikipedia: An electromagnetic pulse (sometimes abbreviated EMP) is a burst of electromagnetic radiation. The abrupt pulse of electromagnetic radiation usually results from certain types of high energy explosions, especially a nuclear explosion, or from a suddenly fluctuating magnetic field. The resulting rapidly changing electric fields and magnetic fields may couple with electrical/electronic systems to produce damaging current and voltage surges.
Most Americans do not know this, but a single EMP [...]