OIL AND HOW IT BECAME SO IMPORTANT

Welcome to the Toeg Effect. This is your host, Toeg. Today we discuss the history of what many call, “Black Gold.” Today, we look at   OIL AND HOW IT BECAME SO IMPORTANT   Clearly, before the advent of the automobile and the development of plastics, oil was only one of a…

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Why Sarasota, Florida, Has Never Been in the Eye of a Hurricane

by Taistealai Sarasota has not been a bull’s-eye for a major hurricane since reliable records began in 1871. There are several theories out there to explain this phenomenon. Long time resident Jim Lawson suggests that the reason Sarasota lucks out is its proximity to Pass-A-Grille and St. Pete Beach. The old reincarnated…

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Rivers of Dust: The Future of Water and the Middle East

Without international diplomacy, the Middle East is going to run out of water — and it won’t be alone.It is written that “Enannatum, ruler of Lagash,” slew “60 soldiers” from Umma. The battle between the two ancient city states took place 4,500 years ago near where the great Tigris and Euphrates rivers…

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