So far this winter, natural gas consumption in the electric power sector (gas burn) has been higher than in any previous winter. According to Bentek Energy, gas burn in the electric power sector has averaged 25.0 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) so far this winter, November 1st through February 8th. read more
The ban also excludes moments of silence. The post Atheist Lawmaker Barred From Delivering An Invocation Because It Doesn’t Mention A ‘Higher Power’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
In 2013, when Arizona State Rep. Juan Mendez delivered an atheist invocation on the House floor, the celebration was short-lived. One of his religious colleagues gave a second Christian invocation the following day. As if God would use it to offset the secular invocation in some sort of weird karmic rebalancing. Show More Summary
There was a time when I attributed my recovery from addiction solely to God or a "higher power." I was grateful to have been saved from the hell of living with an active substance use disorder and eternally indebted to God for his mercy and grace. Show More Summary
After Con Ed attempted to raise our rates by an average of 4.7% last year, the state Public Service Commission responded with a rate freeze, which protected us from higher prices but also protected Con Ed from questions about why they need to jack up prices when their executives are swimming in money. Show More Summary
Via Corinne Purtill on Quartz: The higher the concentration of high-ranking executives, the more a group struggled to complete the task. They competed for status, were less focused on the assignment, and tended to share less information with each other. Their collaboration skills had grown rusty with disuse. #
It has been said that the human brain is a truly powerful computer of its own, and it performs logical decisions that eliminates nonsensical options unlike a chess computer that will take into consideration of even the most impossible moves for a human to make. Show More Summary
Thank higher power of your choice that Scott Walker is not going to be president. But don’t think that it’s not his future goal. And especially don’t think that Wisconsin is done with him. Because he’s still providing Koch Brothers rule in Wisconsin, seeking to turn back a century of political and labor reform during […]
We may not be able to get a higher power to bring David Bowie back to Earth, but at least we can now see him whenever we look skyward. Ziggy Stardust will be forever memorialized in the cosmos thanks to a group of Belgian astronomers and a Belgian radio station,...
First of all, giving any kind of meaning whatsoever to the Golden Globes is to ascribe to a belief in the higher power of awards season, that somehow it all adds up. Yet often it feels as if it does, as subtle shifts in overall momentum for this film or that contender do seem to portend larger...
As expected, the consumer version of the Facebook-owned Oculus Rift virtual reality headset went on sale today, but at a higher price than some had predicted. But even if you don’t mind spending $599 for the device, you’ll want to make sure you’ve got a computer powerful enough to use it. Unlike the Samsung Gear VR, which uses Oculus …
The latest in the NYT’s excellent “Buying Power” series: With inequality at its highest levels in nearly a century and public debate rising over whether the government should respond to it through higher taxes on the wealthy, the very richest … Continue reading ?
I've never been a big fan of the notion that, when it comes to rankings, when you lose matters so much. We've all seen it before. Team A loses in Week 3. Team B loses in Week 10. Team A goes higher in the Week 11 rankings because Team B's loss was more recent. Show More Summary
TURKEY: Turkey’s President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, spent the better part of this year driving tensions between Turks and Kurds higher and higher in a bid to win elections and accrue to himself even more power. In doing so, he undid his own previous achievements in forging a measure of peace between the two groups. Erdogan […]
A series of powerful snowstorms in the Sierra Nevada has resulted in a small milestone in drought-stricken California: The snowpack is now higher than average for this time of year.The storms, which are likely to continue into Friday, have fattened the mountain snowpack to levels California hasn't...
With more and more people identifying themselves as "spiritual, not religious," the path to connecting with a higher power has become a deeply personal one. Different people tap into their spirituality in different ways, but there is...Show More Summary
Higher Power Industries (HPI) offers a full range of rail services, from locomotive repower and overhaul, to consulting and project management.Locomotive repower engine servicesHPI provides a cost-ef...
To the editor: Talk about no good deed goes unpunished: During the hottest summer on record in Los Angeles, Department of Water and Power ratepayers managed to cut back on water use about 25% — and a rate hike is our reward. ("DWP board approves water rate hike to fix aging pipes," Dec. 15) First...
Mining companies fell along with the price of gold and copper, while a proposed Congressional budget deal sent solar power companies higher
"Broad City" stars Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer join Amy Poehler and Tina Fey in a mock "Sisters" trailer.