Author Archive for: ‘Tina Volpe’

Tornado Season: Concerns States in “Tornado Alley”

Now that the “polar vortex” and extreme snowy and icy weather has finally subsided, it is time to gear up for tornado season. Tornado season is here for a big part of what is known as “Tornado Alley“, experts from the Accu Weather Service, and the National Climatic Data Center (NOAA) have claimed. In the U.S., tornado season is unpredictable, …

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Whales Win In Court: Japan Must Stop Whaling

Japan’s unsavory whale hunts in the Southern Ocean have been put to a screeching halt on Monday, as the World Court in the Hague, Netherlands, ruled that their “scientific” whale-hunting was “baloney.” The court ordered Japan to revoke their “scientific research” permits to all of its ships. This order effectively forces Japan’s fleet to the dock, silencing the torpedoes, cannons …

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Most Doctors Support Legalization Of Marijuana Nationwide

Although the consensus isn’t the 100 percent sweep hoped for, more than half of U.S. physicians feel that medical marijuana should be legalized nationwide. Two-thirds of them say patients should have the option to use it as a treatment for pain and other ailments in which cannabis offers relief, according to a recent survey. The survey was conducted by Medscape …

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Powerful Chile Earthquake “Not The Big One”

An enormous 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck Chile on Tuesday evening, creating landslides and cutting off power to thousands, with a possible tsunami to follow. The earthquake was so powerful it was felt 300 miles away from its center in Bolivia’s capital, CBS News’ Vicente Arenas reports. The quake hit at 8:46 pm, local time, and was located about 60 miles northwest …

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Guinea’s Ebola Epidemic Unprecedented

The Ebola outbreak that began in Guinea in January is becoming an unprecedented epidemic and has health agencies extremely concerned. Confirmed cases are now scattered across several locations that are far apart, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres, (Doctors without Borders) said on Monday. “We are facing an epidemic of a magnitude never before seen in terms of the distribution of …

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Washington Plant Fire: 5 Workers Injured, 400 Evacuated

Monday morning at 8:20 am, a blast at Williams Northwest Pipeline facility on the Washington-Oregon border injured five workers, and caused some 400 people to evacuate from their homes nearby, as a mushroom cloud of dark black smoke shot up into the sky. It happened near the town of Plymouth, which sits along the Columbia River. The explosion sparked a …

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Yellowstone Volcano – Could Earthquake Trigger It?

Yellowstone National Park experienced its biggest recorded earthquake in 34 years at 6:34 am Sunday. The magnitude was only 4.8, but what is disturbing about the quake is that it was centered near the worlds largest super-volcano. The tremor struck the northwest corner of the park, followed by a flurry of smaller quakes since Thursday, geologists at the University of …

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North and South Korea Exchange Fire

In a drill that was obviously construed as hostile, North Korea fired hundreds of artillery shells into South Korean waters on Monday, which resulted in a bit of a flare-up by South Korea, causing residents of the South Korean islands to evacuate the area for several hours, South Korean officials said. South Korea says it returned fire after North Korean …

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More Humane Slaughter Of Chickens?

The words slaughter and humane do not coincide. Perhaps because there isn’t such a thing as humane slaughter – it is just another word for killing. Were the Jews that were slaughtered by the millions during the holocaust killed humanely? Many spiritual leaders in our history and today believe that killing, in any sense, is wrong. But, for the billions …

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Treblinka Camp Secrets: More Proof That The Nazis Were Monsters

Forensic archeologist Caroline Sturdy Colls has been granted unprecedented access to excavate one of history’s greatest crime scenes: Hitler’s secret extermination camp in the Polish village of Treblinka. It was in this camp during the years of 1942 and 1943, almost one-million Jews were killed. But strangely, for the past 70-years all evidence of this camp and its victims vanished. …

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Oceans Overcome With Floating Trash

Part of the debris that has been spotted during the search for the missing Malaysia aircraft in the Indian Ocean has brought to the forefront, the state of our oceans. There is so much trash in our oceans that there are “patches” named for their pollution areas. A lot of the trash is plastic, old appliances, cargo dumped from ships, …

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Los Angeles Earthquake: This One A 5.1 Magnitude

California just experienced another earthquake after the 6.9 magnitude shook residents near Eureka, CA, March 9th. This time, a magnitude-5.1 earthquake shook the Los Angeles area Friday evening, authorities said. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake struck at about 9:09 p.m. and the epicenter was near Brea in Orange County, which lies about 20 miles southeast of downtown …

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