Tidal waves triggered by Japan tsunami triggers

An earthquake with a 6.9-magnitude struck off Japan’s Honshu island triggering baby tsunami waves. It brought back traumatic memories of the 2011 Fukushima disaster. The quake struck Fukushima at about 6 am triggering initial warnings of nearly 10 foot high waves. Fortunately, the waves that hit the coast were much smaller. A tsunami warning was […]

Turkey Rape Bill Withdrawn

Turkey’s ruling party has withdrawn the proposed rape bill. This basically allows men accused of sexual abuse to avoid sentence. This doesn’t sound fair at all and obviously a public uproar has merged. Even the opposition parties and civil society groups are calling for it to be cancelled immediately. I just cannot understand the democracy […]

Accident kills two at Brazilian World Cup stadium

Two building workers died due to the collapsing of a crane at the São Paulo stadium in Brazil on Wednesday. The workers have been identified as Fabio Luiz Pereira and Ronaldo Oliveira dos Santos, from the construction company Odebrecht. Odebrecht has stated that the accident occurred shortly before 1pm during a routine operation to put […]

Jumbo jet lands at wrong US airport

A large Boeing 747 Dreamlifter cargo plane of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc. (AAWW) landed at the wrong airport Wednesday night after takeoff from New York’s John F. Kennedy airport. Although it was heading for McConnell air force base in Wichita it accidentally touched down instead at the Colonel James Jabara airport located 9 miles […]

Robot-herder a hit with cows and farmers

A team at Sydney University’s Center for Field Robotics has created a robot that could round up cows on dairy farms. The robot known as Rover was put to the test and has been accepted with surprising calm by the ladies on the field. The four-wheeled device was able to successfully move a herd of […]

Gunman shoots and kills a TSA officer at Los Angeles International Airport

The Los Angeles airport was shaken up on Friday following a shootout by a lone gunman.  At about 9.30am the suspect had entered Terminal 3, pulled out an assault rifle with 100 rounds of ammunition and opened fire on the airport personnel while trying to get through a security check point. The gunman had shot […]

Nevada Middle School Shooting – teacher brutally shot dead and 2 students wounded.

Nevada authorities released news of a tragic incident where a 12 year old had shot down a school teacher. The incident had taken place at around 7.15am on Monday 21st October 2013, at the Nevada Sparks middle school, where a 12 year old boy had opened fire on two students. After that, when Mr. Micheal […]

Yes, the legendary Titanic Violin is authentic, Tests Reveal

One of the most poignant moments in the 1997 film Titanic that followed the real events of 1912, the fateful date when the great liner sank, was the recreation of Wallace Hartley and his musical entourage, playing those mournful final notes even as the ship edged closer to the watery abyss, and claimed the particular […]

Sharif Takes Over the Reins of Power in Pakistanis First Democratic Poll

No one would have thought that the man former military leader of Pakistan, General Pervez Musharraf ousted from his post as Prime Minister, would return and win a crucial election that has resuscitated self-determination abilities of Pakistanis. More so, Nawath Sharif is slated to win even a majority vote when the tally culminates. Stipulations of […]

Sources Say an Internet Blackout has Visited upon Syria

As the ashes turn into slime as the tug of war rages on between the Syria forces and the Free Syrian Army, unrelated reports now reveal that the country is devoid of Internet connectivity. The Associated Press reports that the blackout that occurred late Tuesday parallels that of a 48-hour blackout last winter. The information […]

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