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Carbon footprint stats on foods

The carbon footprint of our food as been in the news for awhile.  Not screaming headlines, but lurking in the shadows. Livestock farming produces from 20% to 50% of all man-made greenhouse gas emissions. Shrink That Footprint’s has a chart that shows that a meat...

The rise of Gold

RBC Capital Markets, an arm of the Royal Bank of Canada, on August 3rd of this year lifted its high-case forecast for the price of gold to $3,060/oz by the first quarter of next year.  This is  thanks to soaring demand for the metal which also doubles as a reserve...

Blockchain

There has been and continues to be a huge push for Blockchain data to be widely accepted. Blockchain is an open, distributed ledger that can record transactions between two parties efficiently and in a verifiable and permanent way from the inception of the currency. ...

Run on Guns

The Wall Street journal recently have had a few articles on American’s race to arm themselves. The first article quoted FBI gun-sale figures. They show that in July the bureau carried out 3.6 million background checks, the third highest month on record. Adjusting the...

Gold Run

Were you aware that during the current crisis that a gold run that occurred?  It seems that all the major vendors of gold coins have been sold-out of all their inventory. They were completely out of stock. It seems that gold still holds the same place in people minds...

The Toilet Paper Crisis Explained.

During the OPEC crisis of the 1970’s, there were gas and meat shortages.  Then in December of 1973 Johnny Carson joked about toilet paper shortage. Thus, creating a run on toilet paper in the US, in late 1973 and early 1974.  So, our current shortage has some...

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