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Another Housing Collapse Is Coming Soon ? Business Insider
2012-05-31 07:43:00
Let’s put this housing credit bubble and collapse in historical perspective. Prior to this disaster, the largest bubble and collapse in American history was the U.S. stock market from 1927 to 1932. Most of you probably don’t know that during …Read more »
Roger Boisjoly (1938-2012): Tried to Prevent Challenger Disaster
2012-05-14 07:00:00
Roger Boisjoly was best known for warning Morton Thiokol, his employer, and NASA against the dangers of a part on the space shuttle Challenger. Morton Thiokol decided that the data was inconclusive. NASA launched the shuttle on January 28, 1986 and it exploded seconds later. Boisjoly earned a
The Hindenburg disaster: 75 years later
2012-05-04 22:38:00
On May 6, 1937, the Hindenburg airship burst into flames over a New Jersey field. 75 years later, the disaster remains a source of mystery and fascination. The Hindenburg was one of the first disasters caught on film, thanks to newsreel coverage. It had an unmistakable effect on the masses (it doomed travel by airship) ...
Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster
2012-04-25 17:00:00
Tomorrow is the 26^th anniversary of one of the most infamous nuclear accidents ever to occur - Chernobyl. It was the only commercial nuclear power plant accident ever directly linked to radiation-related fatalities, and is considered the worst nuclear disaster in history. Although not a cheerfu
Ken M. Frankel Injury Lawyer ? Offering Excellent Legal Representation for
2012-03-30 07:52:00
Ken M. Frankel Injury Lawyer ? Offering Excellent Legal Representation for You is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!Have you or your loved one been injured through no fault of yours? You will surely need help in getting your compensation from the other party who is responsible for this disaster in your life. Well, there is no need for you to look further than Ken M. Frankel injury lawyer. His law firm will ...Get a free mortgage quote!
Romney Energy Adviser: Cheap Oil ?A Disaster?
2012-03-26 22:05:00
Politico 44 By GLENN THRUSH| 3/23/12 9:39 AM EDT Mitt Romney has been slamming President Obama over the spike in gas prices, and will (presumably) deliver a Keystone-themed blistering attack on the administration this morning at a Louisiana oil and gas exploration company, QEP Resources. Romney has been touting his understanding of the industry on ...
By: Suzie-Q
Disaster Recovery-Are You Covered For An Audit?
2012-03-22 16:30:00
Being responsible for a 2 Billion dollar company as the Quality Process Director, I was the one who management turned to when a major client sent in a team to conduct a several day to a weeklong wall-to-wall business process audit. Most audits focused in three (3) areas: * Quality System Requ
Team Rubicon: Veterans Helping Disaster Efforts
2012-03-05 20:47:00
Team Rubicon came onto my radar a couple of years back as some of them attended the Milblog conference. Who could not support veterans wanting to help with disaster relief? The Perry household just made a contribution as every bit helps them accomplish their current mission, assisting in the tornado ravaged areas. Donate today, if ...
San Bruno Gas Explosion, Fire: City Wants PG&E Restitution For Disaster
2012-02-15 22:54:00
The City of San Bruno has come out swinging against Pacific Gas and Electric Company today, and a few years in the wake of the giant explosion and fire that threatened to destroy San Bruno itself. I remember that day – Monday, September 9th at just after 5 PM – as I was at a (Read More...)
Smartphone Dunkings May Not be Disaster
2012-01-17 20:53:00
From Geeks are Sexy Technology News: A company named HzO is claiming waterproof smartphones could be on the way this summer, and will be the norm in a couple of years.The company says its solution, WaterBlock, works differently than current techniques. Instead of merely waterproofing the
Costly Quick Fix - Flixborough Disaster 1974
2012-01-17 16:32:00
An explosion roughly equivalent to 15 tonnes (16.5 tons or 33000 pounds) of TNT was the price a chemical plant paid for a shoddy temporary fix. The Nypro chemical factory, located in the small town of Flixborough, Lincolnshire, was set up in 1969 to provide caprolactam, a base ingredient for th
Near disaster in buying our first new car
2012-01-15 17:31:00
Most drivingenthusiasts have a “first brand new car” story they like to tell. Here’s one of mine, where I was saved from a terrible fate with some last-minute andalmost miraculous news. In 1978, I went to a local Ford dealer to test drive a brand new Mustang. The salesman eagerly trotted me out to the ...
U.S. Department of Defense Helps Bolster Haiti?s Disaster Response
2012-01-06 05:55:00
Haiti’s Civil Protection network received a substantial boost with the presentation of SUVs, trucks, boats, canoes, 11,000 solar radios, tents and other disaster-response equipment presented as gifts to the Government of Haiti by the U.S. Department of Defense. In a ceremony held today at the Directorate of Civil Protection in Haiti (DPC) in Port Au ...
Sendong Aftermath: Fragments from Cagayan De Oro
2012-01-01 17:48:00
?Mahadlok mi kung ulan kay mudako ang tubig.? There used to be some houses by the river shore where some men and women were busy washing their clothes. Just a little further ahead is the covered court, lately swelling with
SBY Terima Trophy Global Champion of Disaster Risk Reduction dari PBB
2011-11-19 03:18:00
Sekjen PBB, Ban Ki-moon, menyerahkan trophy Global Champion of Disaster Risk Reduction kepada SBY. SBY dinilai sukses mengurangi dampak resiko bencana alam.
Disaster Recovery, Are You Ready?
2011-11-17 13:16:00
My experience suggests that most companies do not have a formal documented Disaster Recovery Program. With the many natural disasters, plant fires and explosions these past couple years it begs the question; " Has national news coverage of the past several years of major disasters sparked seni
2011-10-30 17:06:00
I have been hearing lots of news about earthquakes, storm, flood or war. Isn?t someone trying to tell you something? I remembered when I was in US, I did experience a strong siren alerting me that there is a tornado nearby. I really don?t know what to do if it hit. Maybe run to a ...
Understanding Your Renter’s Rights in the Case of a Natural Disaster
2011-10-22 13:12:00
If you live in an apartment and you experience either a natural disaster or a fire, you need to make sure that you know how what your rights are as a renter. This article suggests what your rights as a renter are, and how to handle different situations.
#Virginia: A recipe for nuclear disaster
2011-09-03 08:26:00
Via – Revolutionary newsSocialist Worker: “The recent earthquake in Virginia caused two reactors to go to shutdown – further evidence that nuclear plants are akin to ticking time bombs.”Show original Tags: nuclear disaster, nuclear plants, ticking time, time bombs <BR/>
Leslie West: stoic in the face of disaster
2011-07-16 13:53:00
"I don't think there is another attitude," West tells from the New Jersey rehabilitation facility where he's being taught how to live without the leg after it was removed just above the knee on June 20 in Memphis, due to complications from diabetes. "I cried a couple fuckin' times. I look down ? 'Where is it?!' You still feel the nerves and stuff like that. I had to make a decision ? lose my leg or lose my life. What are you gonna do? "But I'll tell you," the guitarist adds, "it's a good thing it wasn't one of my arms. Then I'd be really fucked." more
Twitter Flirting With Security Disaster?
2011-07-08 12:36:00
The year 2011 has been called ‘The Year Of The Hacker’ by many, and we can see why. Numerous major corporations’ websites and networks have been hacked by wave after wave of hackers and hacking groups.It would, therefore, be safe to assume that websites around the world would be working night and day to ensure they cannot be hacked and have the best security possible. The insanely popular micro-blogging site, Twitter, however, doesn’t seem to be taking their security as seriously as one would expect. On USA’s Independence Day, i.e 4th of July, the Twitter account of Fox News was hacked. The hacker had complete control of what to tweet. What was especially worrying is the account had a ‘Verified’ sign on it so people would take whatever they wrote seriously. And they went in for the kill. They spread rumors that the American President, Barack Obama had been asassinated. What is especially worrying is that Twitter took over 5 hours to res...
By: WATblog
God and disaster
2011-03-24 18:20:00
…have cropped up yet again. A good God would never have caused such pain, while a vile and destructive God is only worshipped from fear and is therefore not a worthy God. Or worse, a God for the feeble-minded. Yet I find no contradiction with my own belief in the Divine Source and life?s circumstances and ...
MTV estrena las nuevas temporadas de Quiero mi boda y Disaster Date
2011-03-23 04:41:00
El 29 de marzo adems de estrenar el reality I Used to Be Fat , MTV estrena la segunda temporada de Quiero mi boda, y el mircoles 30 de marzo es el estreno de la tercera temporada de Disaster Date.Quiero mi boda, Segunda Temporada Martes 29 de marzo ? 8:00 p.m. Mx/ArgMexicanos con cubanos, dominicanos con gringos, y hasta portorriqueos con chinos! Una mirada ntima a los matrimonios multi-culturales. Un show que te llevar detrs de las cmaras a manera que la unin de vidas de estas parejas se vuelve realidad.Disaster Date, Tercera Temporada Mircoles 30 de marzo ? 11:00 p.m. Mx/ArgJusto cuando los solteros del mundo crean estar a salvo? vuelve Disaster Date! En la tercera temporada, nuevos episodios, nuevo elenco, nuevos encuentros inesperados (e indeseados). Mientras t observas detrs de escena, los haremos pasar por la peor cita de su vida? una verdadera Disaster Date!CC kalek - TVNotiBlog, 2011. | Permalink | Comentar | Tags: Disaster Date, Quiero mi boda, Temporadas ...
Rob Chappers: and Stick to lose to their hair for disaster relief!
2011-03-17 23:29:00
Stick and I have been so moved by what we have seen in Australia, New Zealand and now Japan that we decided we just had to do something to help. We don't have a lot of money but we do have a lot of hair, and around 25,000 people who we really hope will help us with our with our appeal. Please visit this link: This means an awful lot to us, we personally have family and friends in these countries but being Youtube based artists to be honest the whole world sometimes feels like our family. If there is any way that you can help to spread our appeal via Facebook, Youtube blogs, Myspace, Twitter or just running around town naked and shouting... please help us. Chappers & Stick by the power of monkoshop an artists impression the great cranial dome of the Monkeylord is revealed
Reputable disaster relief for Japan!
2011-03-14 22:53:00
ShelterBox is the premier international aid organization that provides shelter and life-saving equipment.They instantly respond to earthquake, volcano, flood, hurricane, cyclone, tsunami or conflict and have helped over 140 disasters in more than 70 countries. Each box supplies an extended family of up to 10 people with a tent and lifesaving equipment to use while ...
Hargreaves Return A Disaster, But It?s Not Over Yet
2010-11-07 16:59:00
Owen Hargreaves was a surprise inclusion in yesterday?s starting line-up against Wolves. The midfielder hadn?t started a first team game for over two years after a long battle with tendonitis in both knees. Hargreaves? last first team appearance had been at the end of last season had been as an 89th minute substitute against Sunderland in early May. Hargreaves was one of England?s best players during the 2006 World Cup; at that point he was still playing for German side Bayern Munich. In the 2006?07 season, Hargreaves broke his leg, which kept him out of most of the season. Hargreaves played five games for Bayern, all in the Champions League; he also made five appearances for England. Hargreaves was consistently being linked with a move to Manchester United for almost a year, it was finally announced that he would join and he did on the 1st July 2007. He made 34 appearances for United in his first season, scoring two goals. His second season with the club was hampered by injurie...
Barbados Meteorological Service warnings on Tropical Storm Tomas caught Dep
2010-10-30 05:04:00
JUDY THOMAS, DIRECTOR of the Department of Emergency Management is tonight suggesting that the warnings from the Barbados Meteorological Service on the passage of Tropical Storm Tomas caught them pretty much off-guard. She says given the 8 o clock intermediary it means that we are expecting winds in the region of 60 miles per hour ...
TROPICAL STORM ?TOMAS,? ADVISORY #1 Issued at 5:00 pm on Friday, 29th Octob
2010-10-30 04:48:00
Barbados Government finally gets Conscience ? Sluice gates to be cleared: W
2010-10-29 00:57:00
After repeated attempts between this Web magazine, Barbados Free Press & Barbados underground – what seemed impossible finally occurred, action is taken on the previously inoperable sluice gates in Worthing… Does that mean BFP’s Shona must kiss Peter Allard’s favourite Environment Minister? Eugh! This is what theBarbadosGovernmentInforma-tionService simply says;- Members of the public are advised ...
Barbados Fire Yet Again ? Raw footage of Handyman Hardware blaze in the Cit
2010-10-27 20:10:00
“The time to hesitate is through No time to wallow in the mire Try now we can only lose And our love become a funeral pyre Come on baby, light my fire Come on baby, light my fire Try to set the night on fire, yeah“ JIM MORRISON, The Doors (later made famous again via ...
Handyman?s Hardware in Bridgetown is on fire: BREAKING NEWS
2010-10-27 17:16:00
{Thanks to Roving Contributors - Kammie Holder & Southpaw Grafixx} UPDATE from BajanFirefighters: Everyone was evacuated from Handyman’s Hardware despite erroneous social network messages that reported people were trapped in the building. Lighthouse restaurant in Silver Sands; Cafe Sol in St Lawrence; Sam Lord’s Castle in St Philip and now THIS event, all in less ...
Britney Spears fashion disaster
2010-07-21 03:38:00
Britney Spears used to be a fashion icon in the world of pop music and popular culture, but a marriage to Kevin Federline, two kids, a mental break down, some more breakdowns, and a musical recovery have left us with crazy fashion Britney. She was checking out the bargains at Crate & Barrel in the ...
Physical to Virtual Disaster Recovery Planning: Considerations for the Clou
2010-07-08 02:00:00
How's your disaster recovery planning these days? If you’re reading this, it’s pretty safe to assume that either you or someone in your organization is “tuned in” enough to have well documented DR plans that enable your company's business operations to continue...
Allstate Insurance ? Avoiding Disaster: Choosing The Right Auto Insurance C
2010-03-31 01:06:00
Fortunately steps, there are some that you can follow to ensure that your car insurance, which will meet your needs.When choosing the proper name of a major insurance company. For example,, Allstate Com, a well-Allstate, the country and the farm known companies that have managed a few years to retain customers. Further details contact ...
Making Education Relevant to Disaster Management
2010-01-08 10:13:00
Risks of natural as well as man created disasters (also include terrorism and war) are growing exponentially around the world, more so in Pakistan. As these disasters have a tremendous impact on us,...
Can We Avert Yet Another Super Rich Induced Disaster?
2009-09-21 15:40:00
If the NRA had full sway, it might well argue that we should abolish our police forces and simply arm each citizen with self-defense weapons. We might even go further back to the origins of our Republic and do away with our military and similarly arm private groups to take its place — we have ...
World Hunger: Disaster in the making (again)...
2009-08-28 12:34:00
Just watching the articles on AidNews flowing by, it looks like hunger in the world is still here, and it is not getting better. The alarm bells are ringing everywhere:Kenya drought worsens hunger riskNumber of Kenyans in need of food aid jumps by over 50%Hunger on the rise in Mexico as recession bitesCameroon ups maize output to avert food crisisUganda faces a food shortage crisisNigeria may face food crisisWater crisis to hit Asian foodIndia to import food amid droughtHunger warning for South Sudan now at pre-famine condition.Drought looming in Syria, 250,000 people at riskMillions in Nepal facing hunger.And that is just in the past days, not including those affected by violence or conflicts.We are in for a rough couple of months to come...Picture courtesy A.Chicheri (WFP)
Astrology of another Hudson River air plane disaster: 8.8.09
2009-08-08 21:06:00
New York's Hudson River is once again involved in an air travel disaster as a small plane collided today with a sight-seeing helicopter.Search and rescue efforts are ongoing, last I heard.The small plane took off from the Teterboro Airport in Teaneck, NJ, today at 11:54 am edt, Hour of Mercury, planet of the wing'ed feet and helmet. At 11:54 am edt, the Midheaven, the most visible point of any
another disaster dream
2009-06-27 22:30:00
Sat 27: Another looming disaster dream and, yet again, not necessarily for me. I was in Littlehampton quite early, to pick up something. I then popped into a shop to buy a couple of stylish, expensive blouses, but I came out with them still on their hangers and not in a bag. (Littlehampton and stylish ...
Fire / Disaster Site Cleanup
2009-04-28 18:12:00
How do I determine how to cost out site cleanup after house fire. Is there a formula on a square foot basis? something other? Anyone know how to do this? or a contact to direct me to please?
April 10, 1963 ? The USS Thresher Disaster
2009-04-10 22:13:00
On this day in engineering history, the U.S. Navy lost what Mechanical Engineering Magazine once called "the most advanced submarine in the world", a ship "with a destructive power unequaled by the Navy's entire submarine force in World War II." The USS Thresher (SSN-593), the lead ship in a c
Disaster Recovery - If you fail to plan, plan to fail
2009-04-08 12:21:00
The CuttingEdge Club will organize a two hours session about "Disaster Recovery". The session will be in Wednesday 8th April, 2009 - 5:30 PM, ITWorx - Free Zone. The speaker is Nahla Osman, Quality Team Leader, ITWorx.CuttingEdgeClub is an ITWorx technical seminar club for technology enthusiasts. Its mission is to provide an easy gateway to pertinent and updated technology information for a growing audience in a simple, pragmatic and accessible way.
Evo disaster from hailstorm in Austin TX
2009-03-26 23:58:00
Central Texas, including the city of Austin and the surrounding suburbs, was hit by a sudden and massive hailstorm late in the day Wednesday the 25th. Thousands of cars were damaged across this broad area, particularly in parking lots and car dealers. One such dealer is the local Mitsubishi dealer, which after the storm looked like ground zero after an airburst. A nice line of Evos and a Ralliart parked in front were all but destroyed: aluminum roofs, hoods, and front fenders were all trashed. Steel fenders and trunklids all dented. Windows were blown out. Some of the optional add-on aero trim was laying on the ground. One of our favorites, that we'd had our eye on, is pictured below. It appeared to us that everything else in the dealer's lot was also in bad shape: from what we could see across the lot nearly all the Eclipses had lost their big rear windows. The Lincoln Mercury dealer next door didn't escape either - but it does appear that they managed to get some cars ...
Kim Kardashian Complex Photoshop Disaster
2009-03-25 19:20:00
An unairbrushed version of one photo from Kim Kardashian?s photo shoot for Complex Magazine was accidentally published online on the magazine?s site and later pulled out, according to the Huffington Post. ?Keeping Up With The Kardashians? star looks thinner and with smoother and lighter limbs. This isn?t much of a surprise since we already knew celebrities ...
Patriots know: Democracy is an invitation to disaster!
2009-03-03 17:16:00
Somehow, I think this Marine has been reading my blog: Just how much can the ~Gun Grabbers~ really do? Rob at American and Proud asks, Traitor or PATRIOT?and I say PATRIOT! A&P is where I found this YouTube, and the Marine in question echos many, if not all of the same feelings that I, and many ...
Heterodox Stalker commented on the blog post A common disaster
2009-02-26 03:01:00
Heterodox Stalker commented on the blog post A common disaster Growing is all about learning. Often times we learn the most valuable lessons by destroying things. The more you want what you destroyed, the more valuable the lesson learned. Try and remember it is your decision to be angry. Only you can stop yourself from being angry. When something in life happens that challenges you ...
Karenza Marie Trotter wrote a new blog post: A common disaster
2009-02-26 01:02:00
Karenza Marie Trotter wrote a new blog post: A common disaster     I sit here remembering every thing hoping that I have the courage to do this. I dont want to hurt any one any more. I forfeite every thing and in end I would do so to bring every thing back. I would give up my pride and all self worth if it meant that ...
See Disaster as it Approaches Your Surfboard Window: Great Idea?
2009-02-18 17:28:00
Patent# US D503206 is a Surfboard Having a Viewing Window. For those of us out there (and we know who we are) who might be secret voyeurs, this invention is positively perfect. Not to knock it, one reviewer claims it saved his life. Read on and view.
Natural Disaster Support Of A New Kind: Mobile Laundry Service Gets Dirty
2009-02-16 12:00:00
Mo-bile Suds Laundry Service isn't afraid to get its hands dirty. This on-location laundry company takes its Laundromat on wheels to the sites of natural disasters all over the country to help clean up; starting with the laundry.
Avoiding Future Disaster (Blog Maintenance)
2009-02-15 04:43:00
In order to avoid future problems down the road, this weblog is going under the DNS knife (so it may appear choppy for 48 hours). I’ll update this post as soon as it is back up. – Post From My iPhone Content Copyright 2006-2009 of IsraGood. All Rights Reserved. Violators (and hosts) can be prosecuted under ...
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