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2 hrs ago | Calgary Journal

Disaster

Throughout April, the Telus Spark Science Centre is home to a travelling exhibition that all Calgarians may be able relate to - especially after the flood in June.

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19 hrs ago | CBC News

Google Street View lets you go back in time

The new twist on time travel is debuting Wednesday as part of the "Street View" feature in Google's maps, a navigational tool that attracts more than 1 billion visitors each month.

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19 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Google Maps 'Time Machine' Lets You Stroll the Streets of the Past

Maps Street View, rolling out world-wide today, lets users zip through imagery dating back to Street View's beginning in 2007.

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23 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Saudi Arabia Extends RM226.72 Million Aid For Indonesian Quake Victims

The Saudi Arabian government extended relief funds totalling Rp806.6 billion to assist victims of major earthquakes and tsunami in Aceh province and other areas in Indonesia last December, Indonesia's Antara news agency reported quoting Saudi Arabian Vice Interior Minister as saying.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

SuperGroup, Nichole Canuso Dance, NAKA Dance Theater and More Set for Velocity's SCUBA 2014

Velocity's SCUBA 2014 features performances by four nationally emerging talents in contemporary dance: Minneapolis's "excessively smart, super imaginative" SuperGroup, Philadelphia bright light Nichole Canuso Dance Company in a solo work influenced by her mentor renowned British movement/theater artist Wendy Ho ustoun, and San Francisco's NAKA ... (more)

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Inside Film

Boxing Day tsunami documentary funded

You won't believe your I/Oand with these bundles, you won't believe the price. Save on AJA Io 4K or Io XT with a G-Technology G-RAID 4TB or 8TB.

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South China Morning Post

China among countries underinsured against natural disasters, says ADB

More than five years after cyclone Nargis, one of Asia's deadliest storms, the inhabitants of the Ayeyarwady Delta have yet to fully recover.

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Energy Tribune

Japan's Push for Gas Exchange to Face Pipeline-Network Hurdle

Japan's effort to set up a natural gas exchange may be hampered by the lack of a pipeline network across the country, according to a government subcommittee.

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Mail on Sunday

Dutch artist Jeroen Bisscheroux creates 3D optical illusion in...

From mini-skirts to the Magna Carta, Harry Potter to Harry Styles, England's Hall of Fame revealed to celebrate St George's Day Don't forget to tip! New Hard Rock Hotel in Ibiza to open the most expensive restaurant in the world - at 1,235 A HEAD A rare sight! Kate and William among 1% of visitors to see WATERFALLS on Uluru during Royal Tour in ... (more)

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Fortune

Supermodel's tragedy seeds global philanthropy

Petra Nemcova's success is a little different from yours and mine - she's a supermodel who appeared on the cover of the 2003 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, among other well-known magazines.

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Calgary Journal

Nature unleashed connects global disasters to Calgary

Throughout April, the Telus Spark Science Centre is home to a travelling exhibition that all Calgarians may be able relate to - especially after the flood in June.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Japan Times

Fukushima No. 1 boss admits water woes out of control

The manager of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant admits to embarrassment that repeated efforts have failed to bring under control the problem of radioactive water, eight months after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the world the matter had been resolved.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Japan Times

Radiation dose estimates for nuclear returnees released by government

The Cabinet Office on Friday belatedly released estimates of the yearly radiation dose returning residents face in their tainted homes around the meltdown-hit Fukushima No.

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QST

Puerto Rico Amateur Radio Volunteers Take Part in Tsunami Preparedness Exercise

The purpose of the exercise was to assist tsunami preparedness efforts in the Caribbean and adjacent regions, including the east coasts of the US and Canada.

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Related Topix: Travel, Puerto Rico Travel, Caribbean Travel, Life, Hobbies, Ham Radio, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Nukes at Sea: Floating Plants Could Ride Out Tsunamis

When an earthquake and tsunami struck the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant complex in 2011, neither the quake nor the inundation caused the ensuing contamination.

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Self Deprecating Journalism

Google's Memories for the Future Project

To remember The Tsunami that hit Japan earlier in the year. Google has put together a streetview project called Memories for the Future that allows you to see the streetview data before and after the tsunami.It is a shame the site doesn't support linking, otherwise I would have linked to a few interesting areas.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Worthing Herald

Ride of a lifetime for former RAF engineer

AN ENGINEER is making last minute preparations for a trip of a lifetime as he counts down to travel from London to Japan by motorcycle.

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Boston.com

Senators urge improved quake safety measures at New England nuclear plants

US Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren are calling for increased safety measures at two area nuclear power plants after a Nuclear Regulatory Commission report found potential vulnerabilities to earthquakes.

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Daily Herald

Former World Vision CEO to speak at Judson Prayer Breakfast

Dean R. Hirsch, former president of World Vision International, will talk about its work responding to large-scale disasters, such as the Myanmar cyclone in 2008, at the Judson University Community Prayer Breakfast on May 7. Judson University will welcome Dean R. Hirsch, former CEO of World Vision International, as its keynote speaker for the ... (more)

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Inhabitat

MIT Unveils Seawater-Cooled Floating Nuclear Power Plant That Can Withstand Earthquakes and Tsunamis

MIT has unveiled designs for an earthquake and tsunami-proof nuclear power plant.

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