S&P; downgrades Molycorp, again

Standard & Poor’s has lowered its corporate credit rating for troubled U.S. rare earths producer Molycorp from ‘CCC+’ to ‘CCC’ with a negative outlook. “The downgrade reflects our view of the company’s deteriorating liquidity position,” said S&P in making its second downgrade of Molycorp in less than a year. “The negative outlook reflects our view …

Remembering the Analog Days

Back when I was a teenager, you used a rotary phone to dial a friend, you used a typewriter to write term papers and prayed you didn’t mess up, you listen to music on cassette tapes until you accidentally caught the ribbon on something pulling it out into yards of mess! The camera.. well, was …

California Wine Country Activities

Wine regions are perfect places to spend a relaxing weekend with your significant other or a group of friends. The scenery is breathtaking, the wine is superb and the fun is endless. While the main activity in California wine country will always be tasting wines, there are many other ways to appreciate the beauty and …

About Snorkeling in Destin, Florida

Destin, Florida, welcomes around 3.6 million tourists each year. The once-small fishing village boasts ocean access and hot, sandy beaches. The best snorkeling conditions are when something of interest can be seen close to the surface of the water. Destin hosts many snorkeling tour companies, making snorkeling an easy and fun activity. Age There are …

Youth Hostels in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia is the home of more than 500,000 residents and is a destination for many tourists. The state capital houses the Georgia Aquarium, a variety of popular entertainment venues and four major sports teams: the Braves, the Hawks, the Flames and the Falcons. With almost as many as options for hotels as there are …