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There’s a food price shock coming, but Canada can stomach it

While markets look at demand rationing in the United States for grains, prices for corn, soybeans and other commodities are likely to remain high due to the unprecedented drought Americans are experiencing this summer.

Thursday’s massive solar storm may affect power grids, GPS

Earth’s magnetic field is about to be shaken like a snow globe by the largest solar storm in five years.

After hurtling through space for a day and a half, a massive cloud of charged particles is due to arrive early Thursday and could disrupt utility grids, airline flights, satellite networks and GPS services, especially in northern areas. But the same blast could also paint colorful auroras farther from the poles than normal.

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Why Emergency Preparedness Can Save Your Life When Disaster Strikes

Austin, TX. (PRWEB) February 24, 2012 Survival counts on being prepared, and is discussed in the Absolute Rights article “Why Emergency Preparedness Can Save Your Life When Disaster Strikes,” which was published today in their newsletter. The newsletter adds that emergency preparedness is crucial because disasters are highly unpredictable and disruptive events that can cause […]

Thursday’s massive solar storm may affect power grids, GPS

Earth’s magnetic field is about to be shaken like a snow globe by the largest solar storm in five years.

After hurtling through space for a day and a half, a massive cloud of charged particles is due to arrive early Thursday and could disrupt utility grids, airline flights, satellite networks and GPS services, especially in northern areas. But the same blast could also paint colorful auroras farther from the poles than normal.