There has been a 4.1 magnitude earthquake in the Bristol Channel.
The tremor was felt here in Cornwall just after lunchtime on Thursday.
two days of intensive talks in Vienna, Iran and six world powers have
agreed on an “agenda and a framework” for the next round of negotiations
on Iran’s rogue nuclear program.
Prince Charles, dressed in a traditional Saudi robe and a checkered red
and white keffiyeh, joined members of Saudi Arabia’s royal family in
performing the “Ardah” sword dance near Riyadh.
Gallup’s 2014 World Affairs poll of Americans, conducted Feb. 6-9 2014
Percent who replied that have a very favorable or mostly favorable view of
a nutshell, and in Reuters’ own words, “the savings of the European
Union’s 500 million citizens could be used to fund long-term investments
to boost the economy and help plug the gap left by banks since the
financial crisis, an EU document says.”
the United States about to experience a severe food shortage, with
prices of basic foods such as meats, fruits and vegetables skyrocketing?
Based on recent agricultural and climate assessments, that is not only
what we can expect – but what is already happening right now. Here are
some excerpts of the frightful statistics and scenarios researched by
Michael Snyder, in his article: 15 Reasons Why Your Food Bill Is Going
To Start Soaring:
of attempts to ban and destroy copies of the Holy Bible are
increasingly coming to light. This is being done in the name of
constitutional violation, and religious neutrality. This trend
demonstrates the determination of atheists and secular humanists to
silence the truth and power of the Bible as far as they can.
noted that the whole country was united over the law against
homosexualism and lesbianism, because such negative behaviour was
against the two dominant religions in Nigeria and that same-sex was also
against the culture of the people, as well as negate reasons and all
was a sign from the sun, the like of which had never been seen and
reported before. The sun became dark and its darkness lasted for 18
months. Each day, it shone for about four hours, and still this light
was only a feeble shadow. Everyone declared that the sun would never
recover its full light again.
ambitious project known as Outernet is aiming to launch hundreds of
miniature satellites into low Earth orbit by June 2015.
Each satellite will broadcast the Internet to phones and computers
giving billions of people across the globe free online access.
Citizens of countries like China and North Korea that have censored
online activity could be given free and unrestricted cyberspace.
‘There’s really nothing that is technically impossible to this’.
ninth-grade young women from Denmark recently created a science
experiment that is causing a stir in the scientific community.
It started with an observation and a question. The girls noticed that if
they slept with their mobile phones near their heads at night, they
often had difficulty concentrating at school the next day. They wanted
to test the effect of a cellphone’s radiation on humans, but their
school, Hjallerup School in Denmark, did not have the equipment to
handle such an experiment. So the girls designed an experiment that
would test the effect of cellphone radiation on a plant instead.
senior PLO official was quoted as saying that Palestinian Authority
chief Mahmoud Abbas was prepared to recognize Israel – this time, for
real. A story in Maariv Thursday quoted Nabil Amaro as saying on PA
television that Abbas would agree to recognize Israel as a Jewish state,
as part of the negotiations being conducted by US Secretary of State
of the Navy’s futuristic weapons sound like something out of “Star
Wars,” with lasers designed to shoot down aerial drones and electric
guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds. That future is now.
The Navy plans to deploy its first laser on a ship later this year, and
it intends to test an electromagnetic rail gun prototype aboard a vessel
within two years.
epicentre of the tremor, which occurred at 08:06 p.m. on Tuesday, was
about 30 km from the city of Muscat and felt by part of the population
because it was shallow,” Dr. Issa Al Hussein said.
the second time in 24 hours, a CME has hit Earth’s magnetic field. The
impact on Feb. 20th at ~0300 UT re-energized a subsiding geomagnetic
storm that sparked bright auroras over North America on Feb. 19th. As
Earth’s magnetic field reverberates from this second blow, auroras are
spreading around the Arctic Circle and possibly down toward lower
North Korean government has arrested an Australian Christian missionary
for handing out Gospel tracts, with the family of the 75-year-old man
fearing he could face up to 15 years in prison.
to 40 alleged militants have been killed by Pakistani jets which bombed
a series of hideouts in the far north of the country after peace talks
with the government waivered
Reports said the jets pounded the targets in North Waziristan on
Wednesday night after the strike was authorised by Prime Minister Nawaz
Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Wednesday ordered the cancellation of
a plan by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to develop a
national license-plate tracking system after privacy advocates raised
concern about the initiative.
The order came just days after ICE solicited proposals from companies to
compile a database of license-plate information from commercial and law
enforcement tag readers.
beleaguered bumblebee faces a new threat, scientists say.
Researchers have found that two diseases harboured by honeybees are
spilling over into wild bumblebees.
Insects infected with deformed wing virus and a fungal parasite called
Nosema ceranae were found across England, Scotland and Wales.
100 tonnes of highly radioactive water have leaked from a storage tank
at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant, operator Tokyo Electric (Tepco)
The toxic water may have overflowed after a valve was left open by
mistake, Tepco said.
However the water was unlikely to have reached the ocean, the operator
President Barack Obama has vowed to expand trade agreements between
North America and Asia, despite concerns within his own political party.
Ending a day of talks with the leaders of Mexico and Canada, Mr Obama
said they must keep up their “competitive advantage”.
The three countries are negotiating a major Pacific trade deal.
US government has advised airlines to beware of any attempts to smuggle
explosives onboard in footwear.
Homeland security officials did not indicate any known specific threat
or plots, but said the warning focused on US-bound flights from abroad.
It is the second time in recent weeks that the US has warned of an
increased threat of explosives on airliners.
and EU officials are working together to decide which Ukrainian
officials to blacklist when EU foreign ministers meet on Thursday (20
Ben Rhodes, a US national security advisor…“We are in consultation
with the European Union…which individuals should be held responsible
for the violence, and in consideration of issues like imposing sanctions
related to the ongoing violence.”