Fed May “Kill The Business Cycle”

By Mark O’Byrne – Re-Blogged From http://www.Gold-Eagle.com

Gold Investment “Compelling” As Fed Likely To Create Next Recession

Is the Fed about to kill the business cycle?
– 16 out of 19 rate-hike cycles in past 100 years ended in recession
– Total global debt at all time high – see chart
– Global debt is 327% of world GDP – ticking timebomb…
– Gold has beaten the market (S&P 500) so far this century
– Safe haven demand to increase on debt and equity risk
– Gold looks very cheap compared to overbought markets
– Important to diversify into safe haven gold now

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Irma Illusions – and Realities

By Paul Driessen – Re-Blogged From https://wattsupwiththat.com

If human emissions made Irma worse, did they also bring the 12-year lull in Cat 4-5 hurricanes?

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma brought out the best in us. Millions of Americans are giving money, toil and sweat to help victims rebuild. Unfortunately, the storms also highlighted some people’s baser instincts.

Some advanced ideological commitments to campaigns to “keep fossil fuels in the ground,” raise energy costs and reduce living standards. Others hyped Harvey’s record rainfalls, claiming carbon dioxide emissions made the Gulf of Mexico warmer and its air more moisture-laden. A few were just obnoxious.

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Physicist Creates Most Magnetic Material on Earth

By Jeremy Hsu – Re-Blogged From Popular Science

A more powerful magnetic material may have emerged to topple previous record-holder iron cobalt, until now the most magnetic material on Earth. The new iron and nitrogen compound might also force physicists to revise their understanding of magnetism, according to the _Minnesota Daily.

The iron and nitrogen compound proved 18 percent more magnetic than iron cobalt in tests done by Jianping Wang, a physicist at the University of Minnesota. There also appears to be a “new physics” at work in the substance, but physicists at other labs must replicate the experiment and verify the work.

New Thinking And Different Actions

By Gary Christenson – Re-Blogged From http://www.Silver-Phoenix500.com

Hypothetical 65 year old American Male:

Height: 5’10”

Weight: 285 pounds – 120 # overweight

Health: Marginal, with chronic pain and increasingly difficult daily existence

Ask our hypothetical male if he wants to lose 100 # of unnecessary fat, improve his physical health, live 10 years longer, increase stamina, reduce chronic pain, and drive a golf ball 50 yards longer off the tee.

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SEA LEVEL: Rise and Fall – Part 1

By Kip Hansen – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

In remembrance of the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma:  I have held off publishing this essay until after the damage from Hurricane Irma could be determined hoping not to add to the fears, angst and now sorrow experienced by both victims and their relatives.  My prayers and sympathy go out to all who have suffered losses.

Sea Level RiseIs it the greatest threat the posed by Climate Change today?

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A Little Humor

Only in This Stupid World 
……do drugstores make the sick walk all the way to the back of the
store to get their prescriptions while healthy people can buy cigarettes at the front.
 


Only in This Stupid World
 
…..do people order double cheeseburgers, large fries, and a diet Coke. 

Only in This Stupid World
 
…..do banks leave vault doors open and then chain the pens to the counters..
 

Only in This Stupid World 
……do we leave cars worth thousands of dollars in the driveway and put 
our useless junk in the garage.
 

Only in This Stupid World ………..do we buy hot dogs in packages of ten and buns in 
packages of eight..
 


Only in This Stupid World …..do they have drive-up ATM machines with Braille lettering.
 

EVER WONDER …


Why the sun lightens 
our hair, but darkens
 our skin? 

Why don’t you ever see the 
headline ‘Psychic Wins Lottery’?
 


Why is 
‘abbreviated’ such a long word?
 


Why is it that 
Doctors call what they do ‘practice’?
 


Why is lemon juice made 
with artificial flavor, and dishwashing liquid made with real lemons?
 

Why is the man who 
invests all your money called a broker?
 

Why is the time of 
day with the slowest traffic called rush hour?
 

Why isn’t there 
mouse-flavored cat food?
 

Why didn’t Noah 
swat those two mosquitoes?
 

Why do they sterilize the 
needle for lethal injections?
 

You know that 
indestructible black box that is used on airplanes? Why don’t they make the whole plane out of that stuff?!
 

Why don’t sheep 
shrink when it rains?
 


Why are they called 
apartments when they are all stuck together?


If con is the opposite of 
pro, is Congress the opposite of progress?
 

If flying is so 
safe,
 why do they call the airport the terminal? 

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #284

The Week That Was: September 18, 2017 – Brought to You by www.SEPP.org

By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project

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Quote of the Week. “It is very obvious that we are not influenced by ‘facts’ but by our interpretation of the facts.”— Alfred Adler, Austrian medical doctor, psychotherapist, and founder of the school of individual psychology. [H/t William Readdy]

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