August 8, 2022

The World’s Best Coffee Makers Are Turning to Moldy Beans

By Kat Odell From Bloomberg News Chefs generally want to keep mold out of their kitchens, but they make an exception for koji. For around a decade, the fungus has been a secret weapon for trailblazing chefs like Rene Redzepi at Noma in Copenhagen, used to ferment grains, cure proteins and impart umami to dishes…

Defending Champ Dressel Drops out of 100 Freestyle at Worlds

Caeleb Dressel of the United States poses with his medal after winning the Men 50m Butterfly final at the 19th FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, on June 19, 2022. (Petr David Josek/AP Photo) BUDAPEST, Hungary—Two-time world champion Caeleb Dressel is not defending his title in the men’s 100 freestyle at the swimming world championships…

‘Für Elise’: The Mystery of the World’s Most Popular Piano Piece

Beethoven’s musical score for “Für Elise.” (Public Domain) I am about to put the lid down on the piano keyboard in my 6th-grade music class when a particularly animated student runs up to me and says excitedly, “Teacher, I can play ‘Für Elise’!” I encourage her to do so, but the result is just the…

Why Did the US Ruling Class Tie America’s Fate to the World’s Most Dangerous Regime

Fifty years ago this week, it was a Republican president who first opened relations with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger reasoned that establishing ties with China would weaken the Soviet Union—and help America. Half a century later, the Democrats have become the pro-China party…

Bus or Train? World’s First ‘Dual-Mode Vehicle’ to Begin Operating in Japan

TOKYO—It’s a bus, it’s a train, it’s a DMV! The world’s first dual-mode vehicle, equally at home on road and rail, is set to make its public debut on Saturday in the town of Kaiyo in Japan’s Tokushima prefecture. The DMV looks like a minibus and runs on normal rubber tires on the road…

Study: World’s Worst Polluter China Polluting Even More Post-Pandemic

An international organization called the Global Carbon Project published a report on Thursday that found China’s carbon emissions are projected to rise by four percent this year. The group said China’s emissions even rose during 2020, when pandemic lockdowns reduced carbon emissions from industry and travel around the world, leaving China’s carbon output 5.5 percent…

SoCal Prepares for ‘Bad Fire Season’ with World’s Largest Helitankers

Three Southern California counties are joining forces to operate the world’s largest water-dropping helitankers prior to the start of a “bad fire season.” The cooperative, dubbed “Quick Reaction Force,” initiates June 15 after Southern California Edison (SCE) donated $18 million to the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA), Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACOFD), the Ventura County Fire Department, Coulson Aviation, and Perimeter Solutions. “This…

China will surpass US to be world’s largest economy — it’s time for us to shift gears.

Even the most casual visitor to China cannot help but see a nation leaping into the future. Thousands of new buildings, roads and bridges; dozens of new airports; and several maglev high-speed trains – all of it reflects strategic infrastructure investment. A few years ago, the nation produced copycat technology products, but now it’s producing […]

Choke On It, Liberals: U.S. Regains Rank As The World’s Most Competitive Economy Under Trump.

Oh, it’s a good day for sure. Ever since the Trump tax cuts became law, the U.S. economy has been booming. Second quarter growth reached four percent; wages for U.S. workers reached their highest levels in a decade. Unemployment is at an 18-year low, with confidence levels from the small business community and consumers reaching […]

Trump will tell NATO nations U.S. cannot be the world’s piggy bank

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will tell fellow NATO countries at next week’s summit that the United States cannot be “the world’s piggy bank,” White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said on Tuesday. “What the president is going to do is go into these meetings with the mindset to protect the American […]

Not a joke: Fortune names David Hogg and cohorts the world’s greatest leaders of 2018

It has a whiff of classic fake news: David Hogg and all his foul-mouthed little high school buddies who made headlines and raked cash from their calls for gun control in the wake of the Parkland shooting have been elevated to the number-one spot in Fortune magazine’s annual list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders. […]

U.S. Will Be the World’s Largest Oil Producer by 2023, Says IEA.

Influence on global oil markets is also expected to rise, with U.S. oil exports more than doubling The U.S. is likely to overtake Russia to become the world’s largest oil producer by 2023, accounting for most of the global growth in petroleum supplies, a top industry monitor said Monday. U.S. crude production is expected to […]

President Trump Now World’s Most-Followed Leader on Twitter

President Donald Trump is now the most-followed world leader on Twitter, having bested Pope Francis during the weekend. Trump now has 40 million followers on his @RealDonaldTrump account, slightly more than the combined total of Pope Francis’ @Pontifex accounts in various languages. The numbers are tracked by the website Twitplomacy. However, both accounts are likely […]

WORLD’S GREEDIEST SOCIALIST: Sanders Owes A Disputed $450,000 To Cities Across The Country

Bernie Sanders, whose socialist agenda has no problem stealing Peter to pay Paul (or in his case, stealing from those with money to give to those who don’t), the same man who represents himself as the champion of the downtrodden, appears to be just fine not paying back the cities he visited in the 2016 […]

Socialist Wolf in sheep’s clothing now mayor of world’s financial capital

No one hears the howling of the wolves but they’re getting louder every day. Not many in the mainstream media bother joining the dots anymore. Keeping ahead of the news curve means doing one’s own research. Now that Sadiq Khan has been elected as the first Muslim Mayor of a major Western capital in London […]

BREAKING: World’s most wanted man just captured…

There is some good news today in the global war on Islamic terror. One of the prime suspects in last November’s Paris attacks — making him the world’s most wanted man — has just been captured alive in Brussels. Via The Daily Mail: The world’s most wanted man, a prime suspect in the Paris terrorist […]

Saudi Arabia: The World’s Greatest Hypocrite

Saudi Arabia recently preached to the international community about the need to confront “intolerance, extremism and human rights violations.” If this sounds surreal, consider the following excerpts from a July 26 report in the Saudi Gazette (emphasis added): Saudi Arabia has reiterated its call on the international community to criminalize any act vilifying religious beliefs […]

Netanyahu Blasts World’s Silence on New Gaza Rocket Attacks on Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sharply criticized the international community for what he called “silence” in response to multiple Palestinian rocket attacks on Israel during the past two weeks. “I have not heard anyone in the international community condemn this firing; neither has [the] U.N. said a word,” Netanyahu said during his weekly cabinet meeting […]

How the U.S. Lost the World’s Respect

All polls and even informal observations by well-connected people confirm that the world’s opinion of the United States as a serious world power has eroded markedly. As President Obama and his entourage and imperishable following persevere in their conviction that this president’s benign championship of non-intervention, arms control, and giving rogue states the benefit of […]

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