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(Jan.03.10) -

China Oil Spill  ---»


Looks like another massive toxic leak polluting China’s rivers has cut loose from an oil pipeline in Shanghai… like the previous benzine leak into Heilongjiang in northern China’s Songhua River in 2005… Xinhua, the official state news agency, said the leak was caused by construction work and that a crew of 700 people was struggling […]

(Dec.16.09) -

Philippines Mayon Volcano Eruption  ---»


One of the Ring of Fire volcanos, Mayon, has had its eruption alert level raised to a full-scale eruption “within days to weeks” by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology: Philippine authorities have said a large-scale eruption of the 2,464-meter (8,077-foot) peak is imminent, and have begun trying to evacuate about 50,000 people living […]

(Sep.30.09) -

7.9 Magnitude Sumatra Indonesian Earthquake  ---»


The USGS is reporting a 7.9 Sumatra Indonesia Earthquake about 33 miles from Padang, Sumatra. The NOAA Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a tsunami watch for Sumatra and Indonesia, India, Thailand and Malaysia. Its going to be a a big one: already currently death toll is 587 dead, wsj reports 700, thousands still buried […]

(Sep.29.09) -

8.3 New Zealand Quake, Tsunami?  ---»


A New Zealand 7.9 (UPDATE: 8.3 Magnitude) magnitude earthquake near American Samoa and Tonga has created at least one 10-15 foot wave, triggering a tsunami warning for New Zealand. At least 87 confirmed dead, with unknown injured, as they have not reached many coastal villages yet. But the numbers are rising, primarily in American Samoa. […]

(Sep.28.09) -

Four Degrees, 50 Years, Climate Change  ---»


New Global Warming study out: four degrees c rise within 50 years suddenly plausible. Living in a world of predictive studies is great: its like living out an entirely new reality every study. The UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change, in an event at Oxford, said they are looking at 4 degrees C rise […]

(Sep.25.09) -

Iran: Second Nuclear Facility  ---»


Rise of the Idiots. Like a bunch of 2-year olds circling in on burning fire or a vicious dog, world leaders try to rein in the children of the cold war again… in the news: Iran has had a second Uranium Enrichment facility for awhile… President Obama and the leaders of Britain and France will […]

(Sep.19.09) -

Emergency! Emergency! Emergency!  ---»


Yet another exciting incident surrounding the Indian Point Nuclear Power plants.. this time, with a little more uumphh: instead of those blaring World War II variety of sirens, a much better, if even more cold-war archaic long buried, crufted technology reared its ugly, heart pounding, adrenaline laced head yesterday, its being reported in the Journal […]

(Sep.02.09) -

Station LA Fires Videos from Apocalypse Simulation  ---»


Hot on the heels of the LA Station Fires comes the latest in disaster visualization technologies. In the olden days, we only had Hieronymous Bosch and Albrecht Durer to help visualize apocalypse type environments. Later on we had film, and of course, lately youtube has been picking up the slack, most notably in Katrina. But […]

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