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World News
The World’s First Clean Oil Sands Project: An Interview With Dr. Gerald Bailey
 By BFP Staff Wednesday, September 2, 2015

By James Stafford for Oilprice.com
After decades of exhaustive attempts to overcome the dirty reputation of oil sands, we finally have an environmentally-friendly and low cost method to tap into these vast resources in the state of Utah—good news both for Mother Nature and all oil and gas investors.
MCW Energy Group’s CEO, former Exxon President of the Arabian Gulf region, Dr. R. Gerald Bailey, tells Oilprice.com in an exclusive interview that his hunt for an innovative technology that simultaneously makes money and cleans up the environment is over. The race to capitalize on Utah’s vast oil sands resources is on, and only the ‘clean’—both financially and environmentally—will survive.


OPEC Divorce And Self-Destruction Thanks To Saudi Oil Strategy?
 By BFP Staff Tuesday, September 1, 2015

By Dalan McEndree for Oilprice.com
“If you are the world’s leading energy economy, you produce energy, that’s what you do.”
“A government can stay irrational longer than it can stay solvent.”
“Even in the short term, you’re dead, if you commit suicide.”

The first quote modifies a GEICO commercial describing a free-range chicken (If you’re a free range chicken, you roam free, that’s what you do), the second, the famous John Maynard Keynes quote about markets (The market can stay irrational longer than you can stay solvent), the third, another famous Keynes quote (In the long run, we’re all dead).


A Time For Some Summer Levity: A Conversation Between Netanyahu And Abbas
 By BFP Staff Monday, August 31, 2015

Cartoon by Sam Ben-Meir
By Dr. Alon Ben-Meir
The following conversation between Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Bibi) and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) is fictitious.
The setting: Bibi and Abu Mazen happen to come to East Jerusalem and stumble into each other at the Colony Hotel. They approached to say hello and felt that a brief private meeting would do no harm. A few minutes later, they adjourned to a secure room in the hotel.
Abu Mazen: So how are you Bibi? I guess it is ok to call you Bibi!
Bibi: Of course, after all we are friends; how are you and how are your kids?


Serge Letchimy visits Dominica
 By BFP Staff Monday, August 31, 2015

By Maïté Cabrera
Since Thursday August 27th, Serge Letchimy, the President of the Regional Council of Martinique (member of the OECS), has launched the operation “Caribbean Solidarity” after the damages caused by tropical storm Erika in Dominica.
The raise of donations has started in Martinique since Saturday August 29th and will be held until Thursday September 3rd. On Friday September 4th, The French Red Cross which collaborates with the office of Disaster Management of Dominica will distribute the numerous donations collected through the operation “Caribbean Solidarity”.


“Circle of Light” Festival announces international jury of the Art Vision Contest
 By BFP Staff Monday, August 31, 2015

Art Vision Contest annually attracts the best lighting designers from around the world. This year just in 3 categories – Classic, Modern and Vjing – compete more than 100 teams from 26 countries (Italy, Germany, Hungary, France, United Kingdom, Mexico, Australia, Brazil, etc.) All applications are pre-selected right now, and only during the Festival - from September, 26 till October, 4- Muscovites and Moscow visitors will join a professional jury and altogether they will see the works of the finalists. Video mapping projections in the category Classic will be shown on Bolshoi Theater while Modern and Vjing nominees will be demonstrated on Pavilion №1 and Pavilion №32 (Cosmos) in VDNH.


Exhibition at Agora Gallery, NYC
 By BFP Staff Thursday, August 27, 2015

By Olga Ku
The original work of two innovative and talented Bogota artists Miguel Lopez and Juan Manuel Baraya G. will be on display at Agora Gallery, NYC in Masters of the Imagination: The Latin American Fine Art Exhibition. The exhibition opens on September 16th, 2015 and will run until October 6th, 2015. The opening reception will take place Thursday, September 17th, from 6-8 PM. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting talented and interesting artists is encouraged to attend.


Triangle in Anapoima Mandarino Tree Parrot Soap Opera of All Time!
 By Judi McLeod  Sunday, May 31, 2009

Parrots of Anapoima, Cucurrucucu PalomaStep aside, Julio Iglesias and all you other romantic Latino singers, Paco the Parrot is here.

Bogota Free Planet (BFP) promised they would record for CFP the Parrots of Anapoima belting out the haunting refrain from the song “Cucurrucucu Paloma”, and that’s just what they did.

Colombia gets 7 gold medals in one day
 By Jorge Luis Pardo  Friday, October 28, 2011

October 26 is a day to remember for Colombia: 7 gold medals in one day at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara.  Athletics, skating, weightlifting and gymnastics are the winners.

Medical News
Vitamin C: If It’s Good For Gorillas Why Not Us
 By Dr. Gifford Jones  Thursday, October 21, 2010

Are you headed for a heart attack because of “marginal scurvy”, a condition resulting from a lack of vitamin C? Moreover, if vitamin C is sound medicine for gorillas, why isn’t it good for us? And in the 16th century, why did the ship’s cat survive long sea voyages when its sailors died from scurvy?

Today, we know that sailors of old, lacking vitamin C, died of this preventable disease. A shortage of fresh fruit in their diet resulted in degeneration of blood vessels, hemorrhage and death.

Automotive News
Networked Devices Spread Your Photos, Music Around
 By Jim Bray  Thursday, December 16, 2010

Media servers are becoming popular in this age of wireless home networks, delivering audio and video content from a computer or the Internet to whatever device you may want to use, within reason.

I usually use such devices to stream music, because most of the videos I watch are on Blu-ray and no matter how much hype you hear about downloads taking over, there are still bandwidth and file compatibility issues. I admit reluctantly to accessing YouTube and its ilk for some casual viewing sometimes, but media servers are increasingly playing back music in other rooms of my house.

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