Chavez's sad, oil-soaked economic legacy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Atlantic) As a politician, Hugo Chavez was a force of nature, as strangely masterful as he was polarizing. But as an economic steward, the socialist firebrand was more…

Iran: 'Mutant' rats vs. snipers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) Too bad Iran can't Photoshop its way out of this problem. Although Tehran has had a decades-long struggle with rats, its rodent problem seems to have more…

China set to become world's largest oil importer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) In a recent Commodities Note, Reuters detailed how the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) is changing the way it records and reports China's crude and refined oil more…

Comet invading northern skies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Discovery) It's been a long time coming, but Comet Pan-STARRS will be visible in the northern hemisphere just after twilight beginning Thursday (March 7). Discovered in June 2011 more…

New threats suggest North Korea's nukes work

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The new direct threat from North Korea of a pre-emptive nuclear strike on the United States – while not surprising – suggests, experts say, the rogue more…

Next Stuxnet may target North Korea

by F. Michael Maloof -- Editor's Note: The following report is excerpted from Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin, the premium online newsletter published by the founder of WND. Subscriptions are $99 a year or, more…

So who was St. Patrick, anyway?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON – Suppose your child asked you, "Who was St. Patrick?" It could happen. It could happen even on St. Patrick's Day, when everyone is wearing green and more…