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  • Germany's forests on the verge of collapse, experts report

    Germany’s parched forests are nearing ecological collapse, foresters and researchers warn. More than 1 million established trees have died since 2018 as a result of drought, winter storms and bark beetle plagues.

    DW.COM
  • Do You Truly Have Free Will?

    Authored by Chris Martenson via PeakProsperity.com, How we're constantly at war with our biological programming

    Zero Hedge
  • How To Really, Truly Get Over A Breakup

    Illustrated by Aimee Sy Breakups are hard. They're an inevitable shock to the system. Breakups change everything you've become accustomed to. There may be so many questions, such as what went wrong, what you could have done differently, and why you weren't good enough. Even if you were the one who ended the relationship, you'll probably have at least a few moments when you miss your ex. At some point, you'll probably wonder if your heart will ever heal from the breakup. The answer is yes, your...

    @refinery29
  • Averting Famine in Venezuela Is the Priority

    The pursuit of regime change is not worth causing a famine that could claim hundreds of thousands of lives.

    The American Conservative
  • Driving Venezuela Towards Famine

    In this case, the U.S. would bear a significant portion of the responsibility for a famine in Venezuela.

    The American Conservative
  • Man-Made Disaster in Venezuela

    The worst humanitarian crisis in modern Venezuelan history is unfolding against the backdrop of a power struggle between President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó. Because Maduro's government has refused to publish basic data, it is virtually impossible to know the full scale of the disaster. But human rights organizations, independent agencies, and journalists on the ground have painted a gruesome picture of a country in economic ruin, with crumbling infrastructure leading to...

    Reason.com
  • Why Natural Gas Prices Collapsed

    Authored by Nick Cunningham via OilPrice.com, U.S. natural gas prices have collapsed since the end of winter, even as inventory levels remain below average levels for this time of year. Henry Hub prices spiked in the fourth quarter of 2018 due to record levels of demand, cold weather, and historically low inventories. But prices remained elevated, over $4/MMBtu, for only a brief period of time. Production continued to soar, so traders were not overly concerned about market tightness. As...

    Zero Hedge