Authored by Alasdair Macleod via GoldMoney.com, This article looks at prospective supply and demand factors for financial assets in the New Year and beyond. Investors should take into account money flowing into and out of financial assets as well as stock flows, particularly escalating government bond issuance, which looks likely to accelerate significantly in the coming years. It adds up to the fundamental case for physical gold and silver. At this time of year, the thoughtful soul...Zero Hedge
Topology is an emerging field within many scientific disciplines, even leading to a Nobel Physics Prize in 2016. Leiden physicist Marcello Caio and his colleagues have now discovered the existence of topological currents in analogy to electric currents. Their research is published in Nature Physics.phys.org
Their #MeToo ad called on men to be better but ended up doing them a disservice.The American Conservative
Colin Morris recently analyzed a corpus of comments from Reddit for misspellings by searching for words near uncertainty indicators like “(sp?)”. Among the words that provoked the most doubt were Kaepernick, comradery, adderall, Minaj, seizure, Galifianakis, loogie, and Gyllenhaal. Morris then used a Sankey diagram to visualize how people misspelled “Gyllenhaal” in different ways (with the arrow thickness denoting the frequency of each spelling): Tag yourself! (I’m probably on the yellow “LL”...kottke.org
The characters have grown, their relationships — to each other, and to viewers — have deepened, the writing's sharp and the actors are having a ball. Dive in.NPR.org
“No Mercy” (Minotaur), by Joanna Schaffhausen Prisons come in various forms, as Joanna Schaffhausen shows in her second outstanding novel, “No Mercy.” There are the mortar-and-brick prisons in which criminals are housed, such as theWTOP
'This will be a sweet cleanup' say authoritieswww.independent.co.uk
A tanker hauling 40,000 pounds of liquid chocolate rolled over on the interstate near Flagstaff, Arizona, on Monday, leaving a river of the sweet liquid all over the road. The single vehicle accident happened on Interstate 40, leaving some lanes blocked while crews attended to the chocolatey mess. No one was injured in the accident, but the clean-up did take about four hours. "There is a river of chocolate blocking/flowing in the westbound lanes of I-40 at milepost 211, east of Flagstaff," the...WPLG
"No Mercy" (Minotaur), by Joanna Schaffhausen Prisons come in various forms, as Joanna Schaffhausen shows in her second outstanding novel, "No Mercy." There are the mortar-and-brick prisons in which criminals are housed, such as the serial killer who kidnapped and tortured Ellery Hathaway. And there are mental prisons where survivorswww.washingtontimes.com
Residents of the village of Lower Darwen, Lancashire have been left furious by the 'mountain' created by workers building a Mercedes truck service centre.Mail Online
Tekashi 6ix9ine's spending time behind bars writing new music.TMZ
Turkey's state pipeline operator Botas said on Monday that it would use alternative routes to supply gas to areas affected by a pipeline explosion in the northwestern province of Sakarya.U.S.
LG's installation, "Massive Curve of Nature," is comprised of 260 55-inch cured LG OLED TVs. Read moreMashable
France will tighten security at its northern ports and increase surveillance along beaches to counter the rise in migrants trying to cross the English Channel to reach Britain, its interior minister said on Friday.IN
France will tighten security at its northern ports and increase surveillance along beaches to counter the rise in migrants trying to cross the English Channel to reach Britain, its interior minister said on Friday.U.S.
Spencer Neumann’s main objective in the top finance post, analysts say, will be clear from the start: Wrestle with a cash-sucking content development pipeline while convincing investors that efforts to convert original content into more subscriptions and profits ultimately will materialize.WSJ
Will there be enough water for everyone in the near future? Water equity affects us all and is one of the 21st century's key environmental justice issues. While people may look to CSU's engineers and watershed scientists for answers, the Department of Sociology also has an important role in ensuring water quality and access.phys.org
Ben Goatcher has rejoiced in a torrential downpour - diving head-first into its sloshy aftermath with a beer in hand before he dove in the mud.Mail Online
The arrest of a woman in Harrods exposed a widespread problem in London.ABC News
The chairman of the Idaho State Tax Commission says Idaho's economy is strong, but the state faces a likely $350 million cash-flow problem due to changes in tax laws. Kenthenewstribune
She is in good condition, the sheriff's office said, and "extremely fortunate."ABC News
Britain and the remaining 27 members of the European Union must urgently take measures to ensure the flow of pharmaceuticals supplies to their citizens in the event of a disorderly Brexit, German medicine association BAH said on Wednesday.U.S.
MUD IN CALI: Deputies Go Door-To-Door To Evacuate Malibu Residentslosangeles.cbslocal.com
The chocolatey mess forced some lanes of an Arizona highway to close as crews cleaned up the spill.KSBW