Why cattle markets are having a cow

A good overview of the crisis in commodity markets. Note the baseline - population growth and energy usage. Something's gonna have to give here, and it's going to get real interesting when it does.

There are plenty of other places to point the finger if you want to assess responsibility for record livestock prices. You can start with wrongheaded U.S. energy policy, tightfisted herders and soaring food demand.

(link) [Fortune]

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Supersized Storm Seen from Space

US Winter Storm 2011-01-31

NOAA and NASA have released several satellite images of the ongoing storm - click on the photo to see more or check out higher resolutions here.

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