As insane as it might sound, the United States may soon be getting involved in another war in the Middle East. According to White House spokesman Jay Carney, “no options” have been taken off the table when it comes to the situation in Libya. By saying that “all options” are being… Continue
Added by Michael Vara on February 26, 2011 at 9:45pm —
US Mum On Another Ally's Brutal Crackdowns
by Jason Ditz, February 25, 2011
Though the eyes of the world are clearly on the public uprisings in other nations, particularly Libya, another nation has erupted into mass protests against its regime…
Added by Michael Vara on February 26, 2011 at 9:35pm —
PHOENIX - A state Senator says not only does a state Senate building “blacklist” exist, but he knows who’s on it.
On Thursday, a prominent immigration activist was charged with trespassing after walking into the state Senate…
Added by Michael Vara on February 26, 2011 at 9:31pm —
After hearing the line..."What does a town that's been to hell and BACK know..." BACK? Since WHEN? Anyway, thanks to that line; I decided to do a more truthful reworking of the commercial. Yes, I KNOW there are good parts of Detroit but, by and large; the city is a MASSIVE FAILURE...I mean, ANY place that brags about having to resort to "urban farming" because chain stores will NOT deal… Continue
Added by DJ DedTony on February 24, 2011 at 9:00pm —
WASHINGTON: Former US President George W Bush has reportedly cancelled a visit to Switzerland amid concerns that he could be arrested for allegedly authorising the torture of prisoners.
The former American president was due to speak at a charity gala, making the keynote speech at Keren Hayesod's annual dinner in the city of Geneva on February 12.
Human rights groups in the country have been calling for the Swiss government to arrest Bush over allegations he had ordered the… Continue
Added by Michael Vara on February 22, 2011 at 9:42pm —
February 19, 2011
German teenager Gerrit Blank may be the unluckiest person on Earth...or maybe he's the luckiest.
What some astronomers claim is a "trillion to one chance" has happened again, a meteorite has hit a human being. Although the odds are certainly against anyone being hit—let alone killed—by a meteorite.
Perhaps a trillion to one is being too optimistic, however, because at least two people have been struck by meteorites in less than 100 years and… Continue
Added by Michael Vara on February 22, 2011 at 9:35pm —
At roughly 8:50pm local time an apparent meteor was spotted by observers in Acadiana including KATC's Hoyt Harris. Hoyt and Acadiana were not alone in the observation with twitter reports… Continue
Added by Michael Vara on February 22, 2011 at 9:31pm —
A peep of light illuminated up the night sky when what was believedto be a space stone detonate opposite southwestern Wisconsin on Wednesday, accordingto headlines reports.
An picture prisoner by a camera mounted on the northwestcorner of the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Building on the University ofWisconsinMadison campus shows the meteor as a splendid dot moments beforebursting in to a fantastic fireball.
The photos were taken at around 10:07 p.m. on Apr 14.According… Continue
Added by Michael Vara on February 22, 2011 at 9:27pm —
from Sept. 21st) around 09:01 pm MDT
a dazzling fireball glided across the skies of New Mexico and west Texas. "We’ve been getting a lot of calls in the newsroom about an object – maybe a meteorite – falling from the sky," says Peter St. Cyr of KOAT TV in Albuquerque. An all-sky camera outside Santa Fe caught the object in flight. Click on the image to launch a 5 MB movie:… Continue
Added by Michael Vara on February 22, 2011 at 9:24pm —
Here are some of the headlines in recent months
23 EARTHQUAKES STRIKE ARKANSAS IN 36 HOURS
STRONG 6.4 EARTHQUAKE ROCKS VANAUTU
7.1 HITS SOUTH AMERICA,
THIS TIME CHILE
7.0 EARTHQUAKE STRIKES
LARGE 7.3 EARTHQUAKE STRIKES PHILLIPINES
STRING OF RUSSIAN VOLCANOES BEGIN ERUPTING
TENGGAR CALDERA VOLCANO ERUPTS IN INDONESIA
JAPANESE VOLCANO MOUNT SHINMOE ERUPTS
YELLOWSTONE HAS… Continue
Added by Michael Vara on February 22, 2011 at 9:17pm —
It seems like these earthquakes over 5.0 keep increasing as we get closer to the big show. Remembering that they changed the scale for measuring earthquakes really makes this a 7.42 on the old scale.
Date-Time Sunday, January 09, 2011 at 17:21:55 UTC
Monday, January 10, 2011 at 04:21:55 AM at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 19.281°S, 168.132°E
Depth 32.8 km (20.4 miles)
Distances 125… Continue
Added by Michael Vara on February 22, 2011 at 9:09pm —
The Earth is shaking in central Arkansas.
Almost two dozen earthquakes of magnitude 2.3 or greater have struck the region since midnight Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reports.
The largest of the temblors, at 4.3 magnitude, hit at 2:13 a.m. Friday. It followed a 4.0-magnitude… Continue
Added by Michael Vara on February 22, 2011 at 8:58pm —
Bodies are littering the streets, say rescue workers in Christchurch Continue
At least 75 dead but toll 'will be considerably higher than that'
Race against time to free estimated 100 people under the rubble
More than 12 large buildings completely collapse, 15 victims die in one alone
PM John Key declares national emergency as he says: 'It's heartbreaking'
Famous Christchurch Cathedral destroyed
A victim of the Christchurch earthquake is frantically phoning…
Added by Michael Vara on February 22, 2011 at 8:12pm —
Hundreds of people fled homes and farms in central Philippines on Monday after a volcano spewed a 2km-high column of ash covering several villages, officials said. Continue
Soldiers were patrolling a 4km danger zone around the crater of Mount Bulusan, one of the most active volcanoes in the poor Southeast Asian nation.
Schools were closed and were being
Added by Michael Vara on February 22, 2011 at 8:02pm —
Will the wandering magnetic North Pole create crazy superstorms?
The eye-popping connection between the planet's weather and its magnetic field has caught hold among scaremongers recently, ever since scientists described the potential of devastating "superstorms" -- storms caused,… Continue
Added by Michael Vara on February 18, 2011 at 7:33pm —
National Geographic News
Published February 16, 2011
The most powerful solar flare in four…
Added by Michael Vara on February 18, 2011 at 6:45pm —
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Jim Sutterfield was briefly puzzled by a thumping sound that seemed to slam the back of his office chair. But when the small-town Arkansas fire chief turned and saw no one was around, he quickly realized it was just an earthquake — again.
"That was only my second time to feel one, but others here have felt them for three or four months now," Greenbrier chief Jim Sutterfield said after feeling the latest tremor on Wednesday. "Now when it happens, people say, 'Well,… Continue
Added by Michael Vara on February 17, 2011 at 8:28pm —
Powerful flare hurled from sun might create great display of northern lights
A powerful solar flare, hurled into space when superhot gases erupted on the sun Sunday, might cause a display of the aurora borealis for parts of the northern United States overnight Monday night.
The sun… Continue
Added by Michael Vara on February 17, 2011 at 8:10pm —
The last I knew, the only time I could 100% GUARANTEE something would happen was when I did it myself...makes me wonder what the FBI (or other hoodlums within the criminal US govt.) is planning...
FBI: 100 Percent Chance of WMD Attack
The probability that the U.S. will be hit with a weapons of mass destruction attack at some point is 100 percent, Dr. Vahid Majidi, the FBI’s assistant director in charge of the FBI’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate, tells… Continue
Added by Michael Vara on February 17, 2011 at 8:03pm —
Scientists have found evidence that the Earth might have flipped over in the past, completely shifting the orientation of its poles. The theory has been around for years; that a large mountain range or supervolcano might unbalance the spinning Earth. Over the course of millions of…
Added by Michael Vara on February 13, 2011 at 8:59pm —