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The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Each week, Josh and Chuck read tons of great articles, some of them really good. Here are the best of the bunch for your enjoyment.

Airlines may Soon Need to Make Stuff Up to Generate New Fees

ABC News published a depressing article the other day that includes some new airline fees we may see this year. The head of airfarewatchdog.com made some reasonable predictions about the ways that airlines may raise extra cash. Remember the time when you weren't charged to check in a bag, and when airlines didn't offer a free checked bag as a privilege of membership to their Visa or MasterCard? The loss of such extravagances as having one's luggage come aboard as part of the airfare is par for the course, it turns out.

5 Emerging Green Technologies to Watch - #3: Biohydrocarbons

There's this pesky problem we humans are facing called peak oil. The peak oil theory says that, since oil is a finite, nonrenewable resource (at least not renewable on any short enough timeline), and since we've learned to pull it from the Earth and burn it at an impressive rate, we're eventually going to run out.