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Sarah Dvorak was desperate. The former retail executive had depleted her savings accounts, borrowed from family members, and secured a microloan from a local development group to launch Mission Cheese, a San Francisco cafA that would specialize in domestic products like Minnesota-made Camembert and a silky sheep's-milk cheese from Northern ... (more) Comment?
... operated robot to enter the devastated Fukushima nuclear facility following the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. iRobot, a Bedford, Massachusetts-based company that was founded in 1990, has already successfully deployed over ... Comment?
... to declare victory on that platform in the 2012 election. None of us ever expected that during the earthquake and tsunami in Japan our service would be a great alternative plan if the mobile networks were spotty in the aftermath. And certainly none ... Comment?
Researchers have shown that, by using global positioning systems to measure ground deformation caused by a large underwater earthquake, they can provide accurate warning of the resulting tsunami in just a few minutes after the earthquake onset. 1 comment
... collected from Japan's northeastern Tohoku region, which still bears the scars of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami which killed nearly 16,000 people and devastated the area. A selection of these photographs were then put on exhibition. JR's ... Comment?
... disasters in 2011 revealed just how vulnerable many organisations' supply chains can be. The Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, followed later in the year by the flooding in Thailand, revealed some of the pitfalls of lean manufacturing processes such as ... Comment?
... a final push to meet the sanitation target. "This is an emergency no less horrifying than a massive earthquake or tsunami," says Sanjay Wijesekera, global head of UNICEF's water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programme. "Every day hundreds of ... Comment?
The Middle East is on fire. More than 80,000 people have been killed in Syria's brutal civil war. Comment?
... noted by Scott Carlson in the Chronicle of Higher Education, what these building codes did not prepare for was the tsunami that unexpectedly breached sea walls and ultimately killed most of the more than 15,800 people who died in this disaster. ... Comment?
... in value since the start of the year, though they remain well below their levels before the 2011 earthquake and tsunami caused a major disaster at the company's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Also on the rise, Hitachi Ltd. (HIT) added 1.9% ... Comment?
... two reactors in response to risks identified in the 2011 disaster in Fukushima, Japan, in which an earthquake and tsunami triggered the meltdown of multiple reactors at a power plant and the accidental release of radioactive material. But he did say ... Comment?
Emotions are running high on the right side of the political spectrum since the terrifying discovery that the Internal Revenue Service has for years been harassing dozens - maybe hundreds - of Tea Party and conservative grassroots groups. Comment?
The New Zealand dollar came off its recent lows as Finance Minister Bill English's budget kept the operating surplus target for 2014/15 intact, and as support for the greenback stumbled after US manufacturing data missed expectations yesterday. Comment?
... during the 'Kargil War' (in record time). The concurrent conduct of disaster relief operations during the 'Snow Tsunami' and Earthquake also drew praise and recognition. His slogan of "Jawan aur Awaam, Aman hai Mukaam" and its manifestation on ... Comment?
... elvers, or baby eels, are still fetching about $1,700 a pound. Their price is so high because the 2011 Japanese tsunami wiped out Asian eel farms that need to be replenished with baby eels. Maine and South Carolina are also the only states that ... Comment?
... pled in value since the start of the year, though they remain well below their levels before the 2011 earthquake and tsunami caused a major disaster at the company's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Comment?
... dollar class of toxic assets of unrealized liabilities. The catastrophic economic losses from the Japan earthquake/tsunami, floods in Thailand and the destructive Super Storm Sandy show clearly the extent of what is at stake." The report stressed ... Comment?
We the people of Minnesota need to stop the tax insanity. Taxes on cigarettes, taxes on booze, taxes on clothes, taxes on services, taxes for sports facilities -- where will the list end? Even taxes on the people who aspire to do more, be more, work hard to have more -- let's punish them. Comment?
... investment more attractive in the long-term," he said. SMALL BUSINESSES SUFFER MOST The March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and the Chao Phraya river floods in Thailand in the same year have focused attention on the growing impact of ... Comment?
... by disasters were $138 billion in 2012, $371 billion in 2011 - a large proportion due to the Japan earthquake and tsunami - and $138 billion in 2010, it added. "A review of economic losses caused by major disaster events since 1980 shows that since ... Comment?