After being told she is operating from a misconception, Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA45) shuts down a patronizing oil executive.
A small bit of good news that got overshadowed by the rest of the chaos on Wednesday, January 10: Shortly after President Trump lost his bid for re-election, the Trump Administration decided to push through some rushed plans to sell off the oil drilling rights to the previously-protected Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. As… READ THE REST
In early March 2020, New York Magazine published an excellent article the went behind the scenes of a Shell corporate conference. It's a long read, but has continued to haunt me ever since, as journalist Malcolm Harris (author of Kids These Days: Human Capital and the Making of Millennials) chats it up with oil executives… READ THE REST
The New York Times has a new piece focusing on 4 young 20-somethings who are suddenly questioning their lifelong goals of making bank in the oil and petroleum industries. There's Sabrina Burns, a senior studying petroleum engineering at UT Austin, who has been crushed by the drop in demand for oil and gas, thanks to… READ THE REST
When you say you're ready to learn a new skill, how ready are you really? Sometimes, the urge prompts enough curiosity for an interested student to try a course or two. Or maybe you're the all-in type, ready to dive headlong into everything there is to learn about a subject and drink in as much… READ THE REST
In the grand scheme of the universe, guys don't really have a ton to complain about when it comes to personal grooming and self-maintenance. Sure, there are always a few mostly minor inconveniences here and there, but when considering the insane number of hoops women have to jump through to look and feel their best… READ THE REST
A grill and fire pit are the virtual centerpieces of any summer outdoor event. Unfortunately, most end up being pretty haphazard structures, wood stacked on top of sand or dirt, all lit ablaze with the hope nothing gets out of hand. Then there's the super-ashy cleanup… David Grisham loved enjoying those nights by the fire,… READ THE REST