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1 hr ago | Science Blog

Floating nuclear 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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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Asian Tsunami Disaster

3 hrs ago | Juan Cole

Pro-Feminists & Metrosexuals: The New Arab Men of the Millennial Generation

A growing number of Arab men are not only championing the rights of women but also challenging traditional ideals of masculinity.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, US News, Liberal Political News

7 hrs ago | Boston Herald

Full Court Press: DNA's double trouble

A man charged with brutally raping two women in 2004 is facing what should be slam-dunk DNA evidence, which normally should definitively prove whether he did it.

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Related Topix: Jamaica-Plain, MA, Dedham, MA, Natural Disasters, Opinion

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Ventura County Star

People scramble to meet Covered California deadline

Time is finally running out for people scrambling to meet Covered California's last gasp deadline for health insurance.

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State Press

ASU honors college clams up over sexual misconduct allegations

Allegations of a Barrett, the Honors College professor's inappropriate relationship with a student have caused a tidal wave of rumors, as the public yearns for the college's administration to speak up.

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The Code Project

Along with last months tornado we now have a mountain lion apparently

Police investigate Rocklin mountain lion sighting reports [ ^ ] All we need is a few bears, an earthquake, and a tsunami and life will be complete! Have to say it makes a change compared to England, where the most dangerous thing is a drunk Scotsman.... "The whole idea that carbon dioxide is the main cause of the recent global warming is based on a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Global Warming

South Wales Argus

Argus Archive: 25 years ago - Gwent Hillsborough survivor tells of tragedy

A Gwent Liverpool fan spoke of the helplessness he felt as he watched a tidal wave of death build up at Hillsborough.

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MarketWatch

Chile 'tidal wave of fire' kills 15, still burning

Chilean officials worked to extinguish flames Monday in the port city of Valparaiso after a devastating fire broke out late last week, killing at least 15 people and displacing thousands more.

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Related Topix: Fire, South America, Chile, World News, Natural Disasters, Michelle Bachelet, Earthquake

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Laughing Squid

POOL, loss of colour, A 3D-Illusion Image of a Pool on a Giant Carpet

The art installation "POOL, loss of colour" consists of a giant 3D-illusion image of a pool on a 25 by 50 foot carpet.

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Related Topix: Asian Tsunami Disaster

The Huffington Post

There Are Far Fewer Reporters In America Today Than Ten Years Ago

Here's an alarming fact for you: the number of working journalists in the United States dropped by nearly 20,000 in just six years, according to the Pew Research Center.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Tribune Company

The Austin Chronicle

Old Settler's Music Festival Wrap

Escaping Austin's orbit to relax in the grassy fields of Driftwood for the Old Settler's Music Festival remains a pleasure.

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Related Topix: Driftwood, TX, Natural Disasters, Otis Redding, Soul, Wimberley, TX, Crazy Heart, Music, Entertainment

West Australian

Asian shares mixed after fresh Wall St losses

Asia's markets were mixed on Monday following another heavy sell-off on Wall Street while concerns over the crisis in Ukraine resurfaced.

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Related Topix: Asian Tsunami Disaster, Financial Markets

Canada.com

Tide of Japanese tsunami debris ending: scientist

Never a dull moment during the Sea to Sky Vancouver International Cheerleading competition at Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre on Sunday A bottle thought to be tsunami debris from Japan lies on Long Beach, on the west coast of Vancouver Island.

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The Star Online

Solomons flood victims 'terrified' after quakes

A series of powerful earthquakes off the Solomon Islands sparked panic in evacuation centres filled with victims of an earlier flood but apparently caused no serious damage, aid workers said Monday.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Oceania, World News, Solomon Islands, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

Pensacola News Journal

Letters: Politicians should wear sponsor logos

Voters now more than ever need to know who and what special interests are behind candidates financed by this new tidal wave of funds which largely define to whom candidates are most beholden.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Pensacola, FL, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, George Bush, Opinion

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Solomon Islands hit by quakes again

Two strong earthquakes struck the Solomon Islands on Sunday, triggering a tsunami warning, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Solomon Islands, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Natural Disasters

Channelnewsasia.com

Thousands evacuated, 11 dead in Chile blaze

More than 10,000 people have been evacuated as a killer blaze tore through parts of Chile's historic port of Valparaiso, leaving at least 11 dead.

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Related Topix: South America, Chile, World News, Fire, Michelle Bachelet, Natural Disasters

The New Zealand Herald

Quake adds to flood misery

An earthquakes and a tsunami warning are the latest natural events to hit the island nation after last week's severe flooding.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Oceania, World News, Solomon Islands, Earthquake, New Zealand, Weather

Vancouver Sun

Chuck Chiang: B.C. must act fast if it wants to tap Japan's demand for LNG

LNG tanker Umm Al Ashtan arrives at a port in Yokohama, southwest of Tokyo, with a load of gas from Qatar.

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Related Topix: Japan, Asia, World News, Natural Disasters

Medford Mail Tribune

How 'The Next Tsunami' taunts the Oregon Coast

"It seems that the more 'advanced' a society becomes, the shorter its memory," suggests geologic oceanographer Chris Goldfinger late in Bonnie Henderson's riveting "The Next Tsunami: Living on a Restless Coast."

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Oceanography, Science, Cascadia, OR, Earthquake, Explosion, Geology

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