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Oil Exploration Update: U.S. To Play Catch-Up With Cuba

Startlingly enough, it looks as if the time will soon arrive when the USA will have to play catch-up with Cuba in oil exploration. The diminutive and destitute communist enclave that serves as Fidel Castro’s personal cigar plantation now realizes that it has enough oil reserves under its coastal waters to prop up its no-go economy for decades and, incapable of assembling the capacity to out the oil itself, the island nation has begun to license drilling rights to other countries, including China, the prospect of which alarms us, and Spain, the idea of which invites us to think of tapas.

In wisdom wrought from its neediness, the resourceful islet has also offered to license American oil companies.

Expectedly enough, the very prospect of Cuba scooping oil out of the ocean floor while America has outlawed it for decades has enkindled hot debate in Congress about the present wisdom of our self-imposed interdiction. The debate has rapidly blossomed into a gusher partly because America has …

Ford GT 2005 Car Review

When I approach an exotic car that can go 204 MPH with a roof line that is only as high as my belt, I have low ergonomic expectations. I’ll probably get some bruising from the suspension and hopefully be distracted by the acceleration to forget how uncomfortable everything else is. I was only right about the acceleration.

The Ford GT is the remake of the 1966 Le Mans champion car called the GT40. The original GT40 was a great looking car, but this new GT has a spectacular exterior design. I’m normally quick to whine about a benign design concept, or a trunk line or the shape under the front bumper, or at least some little picky thing. But the more I looked around this car, the more admiration I have for this work of art. And the designers & engineers had to factor in stable aerodynamics at 200 MPH that would have flipped the original model on its top.

The 5.4-liter engine fills the entire back half of the car, and the supercharged V-8 produces 550 horsepower. For the performance f…

The Things One Should Know About Carpet Cleaning

A beautiful, plush carpet adds greatly to the decor of a room, but a carpet that is soiled can detract from the looks of your room. There are multiple ways to clean your carpet, and some work better than others. Use the tips in this article to make sure your carpet looks new longer.
Make sure that you vacuum your carpet at least once a week to get rid of all of the grit and dust that may be on it. This can help extend the life of your carpet and give it a fresh look when you have people over your house for social gatherings.
If you are thinking about having your carpets professionally cleaned, call around to a few different companies. Ask about any specials they are currently running such as multiple room discounts, or your first carpeted room free. Some companies will do one free room, in hopes that you will hire them for additional rooms.
Look for a carpet cleaning company that offers a satisfaction guarantee. Sometimes the final results of a carpet cleaning may not be visible unti…

Tested Tips And Tricks About Auto Repair

Power your way to better decisions regarding auto repair by continuing to read this article. There is no sense in struggling through these times, not knowing if you're getting a good deal or even handling the problem correctly. Instead, you should feel empowered, and this information is definitely going to make you feel that way.
When you run into car problems, you should first turn to the Internet to learn what the problem could be. You may find that it is an easy to repair problem that you can do on your own. This could save you hundreds of dollars in labor fees if you had to take it to a shop.
If you notice your windshield wipers are not removing all the water from your windshield when it rain, you may need to replace the blades. This is a simple fix anyone can do. Measure the blades and purchase new ones from an auto supply store. Remove the old ones and snap the new ones in place.
Be wary of auto technicians who perform unneeded repairs on your vehicle. A good mechanic will …

Tips For CD Duplication Side Business

The process of CD duplication has arrived in a very
big way.  Teenagers these days are using their CD
burners to rip MP3s from their favorite artists and
bands.  Companies choose to use CD duplication to
make backups of their software and important
documents.

Federal agencies on the other hand, are scrambling
to define and interpret intellectual piracy and
copyright laws as they relate to CD duplication and
the industry of music as a whole.  The movie industry
is also seeking how they can profit from using CD
duplication.  With so much attention being focused
on CD duplication, now is the ideal time to turn
your home CD duplication hardware into a very
profitable side business.

Believe it or not, you may already have everything
you need to get your CD duplication process going
in the right direction.  All you need to get your
business started is a computer, CD burner, CD
duplication software, and a few blank CD-R disks.
Contrary to what you may think, its that easy to
get going.

If yo…

Taking Good Care of One's Sports Car

Sports cars which range in price from $15,000 to $100,000 or higher and are cars that people do not buy every day. Since these vehicles can be purchased locally or imported, and cost a lot of money, you should take care to insure that you will enjoy this piece of machinery for a long time.

• Before taking the sports car for a drive, it is always best to check the brakes, the oil and the tires. If any of these are inadequate, you should correct the problem to prevent an accident that might occur before you arrive at your destination.

• There are two things that make a sports car run. One is gas and the other is electricity from the battery. By checking the battery either at home or at a station while fueling up, you can be sure that the car won’t suddenly die when you are driving down the road.

• To keep the paint of the car free from damage caused by weather conditions, it is best to keep the vehicle inside a garage when it is not in use. If you do not have any choice, but to park the…

Copy CDs And Save Money

Just a short while ago, the only people who had
access to CD duplication were professional musicians,
record company executives, and the higher end
recording studios.  As technology increased and
became more affordable, private CD duplication
companies began to pop up all over the United States
and other major music centers throughout the country.

These days, CD duplication has never been more
accessible or more affordable.  Most home computers
and laptops come with a CD-RW burner and software
that is very user friendly, making CD duplication
very convenient.

Even if you are new to computers, you'll find
CD duplication very easy to figure out.  You don't
have to be a computer expert to use the CD-RW
burner or the software, as most of it is self
explanitory.  All you need to do is give it a run
and see easy things actually are.

Those who are needing a large quantity of CDs
duplicated or simply wish to have a professional
company burn their CDs, there are several out there
that …