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Travel Views: Dublin In Eastern Ireland (4K)

Dublin, capital of the Republic of Ireland, is on Ireland’s east coast at the mouth of the River Liffey. Its historic buildings include Dublin Castle, dating to the 13th century, and imposing St Patrick’s Cathedral, founded in 1191. City parks include landscaped St Stephen’s Green and huge Phoenix Park, containing Dublin Zoo. The National Museum of Ireland explores Irish heritage and culture. 

Travel Guide: Top Things To Do In Porto, Portugal

Porto is a coastal city in northwest Portugal known for its stately bridges and port wine production. In the medieval Ribeira (riverside) district, narrow cobbled streets wind past merchants’ houses and cafes. São Francisco Church is known for its lavish baroque interior with ornate gilded carvings. The palatial 19th-century Palácio de Bolsa, formerly a stock market, was built to impress potential European investors.

City Walks: Rotterdam In Southwest Netherlands

Rotterdam is a major port city in the Dutch province of South Holland. The Maritime Museum’s vintage ships and exhibits trace the city’s seafaring history. The 17th-century Delfshaven neighborhood is home to canalside shopping and Pilgrim Fathers Church, where pilgrims worshiped before sailing to America. After being almost completely reconstructed following WWII, the city is now known for bold, modern architecture.

Cover Preview: Barron’s Magazine – August 15, 2022

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6 Stocks to Play the Big Push Toward Renewable Energy

The U.S. climate bill, along with a parallel initiative in Europe, could reshape global energy. Plug Power, Sunrun, and other companies could make the most of the new opportunities in renewables.

UP AND DOWN WALL STREET

R.I.P., Bear Market. For Now, Signs Point to More Buying.

Andrew Bary

UP AND DOWN WALL STREET

It’s a Good Time to Buy Berkshire Hathaway Stock. Here’s Why.

Andrew Bary

UP AND DOWN WALL STREET

The Best-Run Auto Insurer May Not Be the Best Stock to Buy

Andrew Bary

THE TRADER

Coinbase Is Looking Like a Meme Stock. Watch Out, Shorts.

Joe Light

Front Page: WSJ Weekend Edition – August 13, 2022

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Climate Bill Success Hinges on Timely Project Build-Out

Wind and solar capacity is expected to expand quickly wherever economically feasible. Missing from projections is a direct accounting of potential obstacles.

Climate Bill Success Hinges on Timely Project Build-Out

Wind and solar capacity is expected to expand quickly wherever economically feasible. Missing from projections is a direct accounting of potential obstacles.85 min read

FBI Recovered 11 Sets of Classified Documents in Trump Search

Some of the documents recovered from the former president’s home were marked top secret and meant to be kept in special facilities, an inventory showed. Trump allies claim he declassified the documents.

Aerial Views: Namib Desert In Southern Africa (4K)

The Namib is a coastal  desert  in  Southern Africa. The name Namib is of Khoekhoegowab origin and means “vast place”. According to the broadest definition, the Namib stretches for more than 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) along the Atlantic coasts of AngolaNamibia, and South Africa, extending southward from the Carunjamba River in Angola, through Namibia and to the Olifants River in Western Cape, South Africa.[2][3][4] The Namib’s northernmost portion, which extends 450 kilometres (280 mi) from the Angola-Namibia border, is known as Moçâmedes Desert, while its southern portion approaches the neighboring Kalahari Desert. From the Atlantic coast eastward, the Namib gradually ascends in elevation, reaching up to 200 kilometres (120 mi) inland to the foot of the Great Escarpment.[2]