| Jul 19, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Environmental groups filed a formal protest this week with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management calling for a halt to the leasing of 2,600-acres in California's Fresno and Monterey counties for oil and gas shale exploration. They said future drilling......
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. As ever, we're behind schedule and severely undercaffeinated on this cloudy morning. Our morning began with a trip to the Fix-It shop. Our fine German import was brought low by the gaping holes in Pennsylvania's......
| Sep 2, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Since we know that most of you already have one eye on the long weekend ahead, we'll dispense with the usual formalities and just jump right into the rest and the best of the day's......
| Sep 8, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Pennsylvania's Former Governor ... ... was in Philadelphia yesterday for this week's big Marcellus Shale conference. And while there, he probably guaranteed that he won't get invited to next year's super-bitchin' Range Resources Super Bowl Party -- if...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:14 AM
It's difficult to build an NBA arena that stands out from the pack.
In sharp contrast to the sport of baseball — which enables architects to create quirky outfield dimensions and venues that sometimes employ retractable roofs — basketball...
| May 9, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Lawsuits brought by government and private parties to address damage done to the environment became a necessary fact of life in this country long ago. In a perfect world, perhaps nobody would pollute — or at least those who did would immediately and...
| May 31, 2011
What does Tiger Woods have to do with your happiness and productivity at work?
Surprisingly, quite a bit. Tiger Woods recently dropped out of golf's top 10 world rankings for the first time in 14 years. His descent has shocked the golf world, but it...
| Jun 1, 2011
As baby boomers begin to approach traditional retirement age, the workforce is aging rapidly. But not all industries are aging at the same rate. Some companies employ significantly more older workers than others.
Just over a quarter (26 percent) of...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 5:00 AM
The reaction from the petroleum industry to the notion that Maryland ought to look before it leaps into natural gas drilling was swift and predictable: Maryland is in danger of falling behind the pace set by other states in tapping the lucrative Marcellus...
| May 1, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Country superstar Carrie Underwood has announced tour dates for her fall North American "The Blown Away Tour."
Her tour will include Michigan shows at Van Andel Arena on November 15 in Grand Rapids and The Palace of Auburn Hills on November 25 near...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 1:41 PM
U.S. stocks rallied Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 logging their best gains of the year, as investors grew hopeful that more stimulus for the global economy is around the corner.
"There's a lot of optimism from rumors that there will be some type of...