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What Happens to Big Oil This Year Will Define the Next Decade

What Happens to Big Oil This Year Will Define the Next Decade

An aerial view shows an oil tanker on fire Lagos, Nigeria in November 2020.Photo: Benson Ibeauchi/AFP (Getty Images)This is the decade oil and gas must begin their decline. To avoid warming above 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) without overly relying on unproven technology, world oil and gas use must drop 37% and 25%, respectively,…

Is CBD legal in Switzerland?

Is CBD legal in Switzerland?

Since CBD is obtained from hemp/cannabis, many consumers wonder whether this is legal and whether vehicles can still be driven after consumption. For Switzerland and most other countries, both questions can be answered in the affirmative. CBD is not intoxicating and is not listed in the Narcotics Act or the Road Traffic Act. It is…

Angola: China Sonangol International Privatisation May Begin This Year

Angola: China Sonangol International Privatisation May Begin This Year

Luanda — The selling process of the oil company (Sonangol)’s stake in China International Holding (CSIH) may begin this year, according to the Privatisation Programme (Propriv) underway in the country. Created in 2004, China Sonangol International Holding has been based in Hong Kong, since September 6, 2012. Data compiled by ANGOP indicate that CSIH is…

Meena Harris, niece of Vice President-elect Kamala, desires her new children’s book to inspire enthusiastic ladies (and girls) everywhere

Meena Harris, niece of Vice President-elect Kamala, desires her new children’s book to inspire enthusiastic ladies (and girls) everywhere

Meena Harris. Meena Harris Meena Harris, niece of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, has written her second children’s book, entitled “Ambitious Women.” Illustrations were done by artist Marissa Valdez.  In the book, a young girl watches a woman on television be called “too ambitious” and “too assertive.” In response, she vows to become a persistent, assertive,…

Is Doom Eternal the most ambitious Switch port yet?

Is Doom Eternal the most ambitious Switch port yet?

There’s no question about it – Doom Eternal is a remarkably impressive technical achievement. The id Tech 7 engine delivers exceptionally high-quality visuals at a smooth 60 frames per second across the full range of PlayStation and Xbox consoles. We witnessed a boost in texture quality, geometry density and world scale. It’s a game that…

A Brief Cultural History of Work Sucking

A Brief Cultural History of Work Sucking

In Bullshit Jobs: A Theory, the late David Graeber laments the proliferation of meaningless sectors and jobs that are not productive but seem to exist solely to keep people working. Plenty of jobs have been automated out of existence, he argues, but rather than allowing us more leisure time, the fear of unemployment and threat…

The top 10 games on PC in January

The top 10 games on PC in January

Thank Christ 2020 is over. While we’ll be able to regale our grandkids with stories about toilet roll shortages and incompetent governments, last year would’ve been better if we were able to just do the things we’d all been planning to do. However, now that we’re a couple weeks into the new year, we know…