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3 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

STEPHENSON: Halifax utility morphs into empire of water

In 2007, construction of the Halifax Water empire was completed. But it has taken until 2014 for taxpayers to really start to get soaked by the tidal wave of rising costs they are paying as a result.

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7 hrs ago | New Scientist

Slo-mo tremors make big Tokyo quakes more likely

THE people of Tokyo have long lived in fear of another great earthquake - fears that seem to be increasingly justified.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Berkeley, CA, Science / Technology

11 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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11 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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Related Topix: Mountain View, CA, World News, Japan, Asian Tsunami Disaster

11 hrs ago | SlashGear.com

Google Maps turns time machine with evolving Street View

Google Maps has added a time machine, adding historical photos from earlier Street View captures that allow users to scroll back and see how locations have changed.

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12 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

Recent Quakes Push Interest, Sales of Policies in California

Some people don't need Earth Day to be reminded they live on a planet powered by the forces of nature.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, La Habra, CA, Glenn, CA

16 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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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Natural Disasters, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Indonesia

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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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Inventions, Science / Technology

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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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Asian Tsunami Disaster

Billboard

'Dancing With the Stars' Recap: Don't You...

Party Anthem Night turned out to be the perfect "Dancing With the Stars" episode to attend liiiiiiive, as this is pretty much the flagship theme of the show just as much as last week's Disney motif.

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Related Topix: Reality TV, Entertainment, Dancing With the Stars, Television, Natural Disasters

KATU-TV Portland

Seeking answers, Oso woman files damages claims in 530 mudslide

OSO, Wash. - An Oso woman, whose husband died in the 530 mudslide, has filed claims against Snohomish County and the state to seek answers and 3.5 million dollars in damages.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Snohomish County, WA, Landslide, Geology, Science

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Examiner.com

Gilbert Gottfried talks controversy and comedy with the BCSE

The legendary comedian Gilbert Gottfried will be gracing the stages of Halligan's Lounge on Saturday, April 26, as big-city comedy comes to western Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Aladdin, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, Gilbert Gottfried, Natural Disasters

The Richmond Review

Stowaway mussel rides tsunami debris to B.C.

A sea creature at risk of going extinct in Asia is proving to be a survivor, but after an arduous ocean journey it's not welcome to find safe haven in British Columbia.

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Canada.com

Stowaway mussel surfs Japanese tsunami debris to B.C.

A sea creature unfamiliar in Canadian waters has hitchhiked its way across the Pacific ocean on a piece of suspected tsunami debris from Japan's 2011 earthquake.

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GigaOM

Low-tech semiconductors are about to disrupt the energy industry, and no, we don't mean solar cells

Cheap semiconductors - that are lower tech than solar cells - could be the key to converting heat into useable energy at power plants, in appliances and even in vehicles.

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Russia Taday

Fukushima radiation killing our children, govt hides truth - former mayor

Students walk near a geiger counter, measuring a radiation level of 0.12 microsievert per hour, at Omika Elementary School, located about 21 km from the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, in Minamisoma, Fukushima prefecture.

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Electronic Engineering Times Asia

SSD demand triggers a tidal wave of growth for SanDisk

The main reason for the big surprise was the increasing demand for solid-state drive to replace or enhance hard drives in laptops and, most especially, in servers and high-performance storage devices in corporate datacenters.

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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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