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2 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Out of control: Fukushima manager admits to 'embarrassing failure'

Water well unit haul from subsurface water is seen near No.3 and No.4 reactor buildings at Tokyo Electric Power Co's 's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture, in this photo released by Kyodo April 15, 2014.

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4 hrs ago | Cactus Thorns

Silver Tsunami of Retiring City Managers Predicted

Cue the music from the movie Jaws. It's out there-it's coming right toward us, and it could impact local government and its citizens as much as any other challenge that today's cities and counties face.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Strong earthquake strikes off Solomon Islands; no tsunami warning

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands Thursday evening, but did not trigger any tsunami warnings.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Solomon Islands, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

The Raw Story

The Way To Fight Bullies Is To Fight Adults Who Support Them

I've been pleased with the recent tidal wave of anti-bullying sentiment in this country, but I can't help but think sometimes that the actual root causes of the problem are often being overlooked in favor of a bunch of self-serving back-patting where everyone agrees bullying is wrong before returning to upholding a society where bullying is common.

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Free Republic

How the 1964 Alaska Earthquake Shook Up Science

The earthquake struck at 5:36 p.m. Alaska Standard Time on Good Friday. When the first shaking hit, many parents were in the kitchen, fixing dinner.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Alaska, Asian Tsunami Disaster

Slashdot

MIT Designs Tsunami Proof Floating Nuclear Reactor

First time accepted submitter Amtrak writes " MIT has created designs for a nuclear plant that would avoid the downfall of the Fukushima Daiichi plant.

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Hawaii Business Magazine

HAPA Builds Personal Bridges Around the Pacific

Hideko Oikawa, CEO of Oikawa Denim hosts the HAPA Young Leaders at her denim factory in Kesennuma, Japan.

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Related Topix: Asian Tsunami Disaster, Train Disaster, Boat Disaster, Pop/Rock, John Lennon

MacLeans

Living on the coast, waiting for the big one

In many ways, a book like this shouldn't work as well as it does. For one thing, the topic is about a disaster that hasn't happened yet-a devastating tsunami that could consume communities all along the Pacific Northwest coast from Vancouver Island down to northern California.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Seaside, OR

BroadwayWorld.com

Next Wave Festival 2014 Begins Its Month Long Celebration in Melbourne

A tidal wave of new and cutting-edge ideas crashed landed in Melbourne last night with the opening of Next Wave Festival 2014.

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Examiner.com

New book details Florida Breweries

Not too long ago Florida barely made a ripple in the ocean of the craft beer world.

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Related Topix: Florida, Beer, Drink, Natural Disasters, us Travel, Travel

Mail on Sunday

Floating nuclear reactor in middle of ocean would be tsunami-proof, claim scientists

Last-minute reprieve: Incredible moment an Iranian killer is spared execution by his victim's mother.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Natural Disasters, X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Sex Scandal

Common Dreams

Seattle's Elite Begin Their Counter Attack

Seattle's corporations were blindsided, it all happened so fast. Socialist candidate Kshama Sawant's successful City Council campaign tore through Seattle politics like a tornado, leaving the 1% devastated, unable to cope with a storm they didn't see coming.

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United Nations

Ahead of Sendai conference, Ban pushes for 2015 global agreement on disaster risk

"The aim is simple: to leave a more resilient world to future generations," Mr. Ban told high-level representatives of Member States attending a briefing on the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction to be held next year in the Japanese city of Sendai.

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Related Topix: Asian Tsunami Disaster, Samoa, Oceania, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Hill

Nominations for The Hill's 50 Most Beautiful pour in

The tidal wave of submissions for this year's 50 Most Beautiful list is fast and furious, and some are hilarious to boot.

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Anchorage Daily News

Earthquake north of Talkeetna felt in Anchorage

Preliminary measurements from the Alaska Earthquake Information Center pegged the quake at magnitude 5.06 at a depth of 47 miles.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Talkeetna, AK, Anchorage, AK

303 Magazine

Friday Night Fever: Denver Disco Brings The Party

In 1977 the film Saturday Night Fever was released in hopes of turning more people onto a genre that had-until then-had not quite reached it's prime.

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The Japan Times

Community bonds, not seawalls, key to minimizing deaths: 3/11 study

Three years after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that devastated the Tohoku region, a study of the disaster by professors at the University of Tokyo and Indiana's Purdue University suggests the region's hundreds of kilometers of seawalls did almost nothing to save lives, claiming instead it was social ties among community members that ... (more)

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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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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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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

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