Monday, June 30, 2008

Bakken shale formation

A second well has begun producing on their property and another is being drilled - all aimed at the Bakken shale formation, a rich deposit that the U.S. Geological Survey calls the largest continuous oil accumulation it has ever assessed.

- AP/Miami Herald (link here)

It is interesting to note that there is a deeper formation that also produces in that same area.

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Second Amendment Rights

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Americans have a right to own guns for self-defense and hunting, the justices' first major pronouncement on gun rights in U.S. history.

- AP/Las Vegas Review-Journal (link here)



Neopaganism, whether a careful reconstruction of ancient practice or a completely modern interpretation of ancient lore, is now among the country's fastest-growing religions.

- Denver Post (link here)