Foreign investors buy up Third World farmland

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Der Spiegel) Foreign investors are buying or leasing vast amounts of farmland in Third World countries to profit from surging demand for food crops as a result of more…

'Midget' pickles leave sour taste

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) A mother of a baby girl born with dwarfism persuaded a food company to drop the word 'midget' from its line of pickles on Tuesday more…

Ex-lover: Former-IMF chief '1/2-man, 1/2-pig'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Local) The sordid life of Dominique Strauss-Kahn was once again back in the news on Thursday after the former IMF chief expressed his outrage over the publication more…

Conservative magazine Human Events up for sale

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Politico) Human Events – the venerable, but struggling, conservative weekly revered by generations of Republicans – has been put up for sale, and may close down entirely if more…

EMP would hit banks 'at speed of light'

by F. Michael Maloof -- [ooyala code="xtZ29qOTpyx72lYqExgZzWSxfGYxcmjC"] WASHINGTON – It's happening with increasing regularity – a giant sunspot at least six times the diameter of Earth, formed in less than a few hours, more…

DeMint: Obama 'has lost contact with reality'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="c5ZmlqOTo3oO931EY2aT9WeTLP0K3Krn"] Republicans should let the sequester proceed if President Obama won't let the defense cuts be eased, and Obama is simply out of touch with reality on more…

The scoop on credit card churning

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, What do you think about the practice of credit card churning? Ethan Dear Ethan, I think it's a pretty dumb idea. The concept is to run more…