Rapidly changing environment in the Great Lakes basin caused a decrease in the population of waterfowl, especially loons, in Michigan. Loon, beloved and iconic bird in the area, known for its eerie solitude and unusual coloring, a large number were found dead along the northern shore of Lake Michigan. Loons and other birds washed up on the shore - from the Upper Peninsula, up to the National Park Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.Many of the dead loons have less than a year and did not even began to multiply. Cause of extinction, such as the incident in 2006 and 2007, has not been fully Read more [...]
According to new research, galactic cosmic radiation may hasten Alzheimer's disease.
Interplanetary flight can make moronic astronaut. According to a medical professor Kerry O'Baniona of the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), space travel is very bad for the brain. Thus long-term space flight plans are faced with a new very serious problem.
Scientists already know a lot of the negative changes that happen to a person during a long stay in space. Some space experts even claim that humanity out into deep space closed until a spacecraft capable of reaching other planets in Read more [...]
Sometimes it is useful to watch movies, even Batman. For example - The Dark Knight (The Dark Knight). At around 1.58 you can see a map on which the school awarded Sandy Hook (District of Newtown, Conn., USA). That same school where 20 children were killed and six adults and two injured, and the killer shot.Seemingly ordinary film, but that the events that followed it a little different.About the film: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, he is going to clear the streets of the criminal organizations that plague Read more [...]
In a nuclear power plant "Cernavoda" in Romania on Wednesday night was an emergency shutdown of one of the two reactors. This was said in a company - operator NPP "Nuklearelektrika" / Nuclearelectrica /.
"The reactor has stopped working because of irregularities in the cooling system of the electric generator," - the document says. It argues that to any serious consequences incident has not led. Due to power electricity generation reactor at the plant was reduced by half.
"Cernavoda" - the only nuclear power plant in Romania, which was put into operation Read more [...]
In New York, 7 people were seriously injured in the collapse of a construction crane in height with a 35-storey building. The incident occurred at 2:30 pm local time on Wednesday, January 9. Tower crane working on the site of the construction of 26-storey residential building in Long Island, in Queens. Building located in front of a local landmark - a building with a giant advertisement "Pepsi-Cola", not far from the headquarters of the United Nations. In the fall design 7 people were injured and were hospitalized, three of them in serious condition. All of them were construction Read more [...]
The territory of the new German island is about 14 hectares. In addition to shorebirds and gulls breed on it for output eiders, broody and peregrines. At 25 kilometers from the coast of the German federal state of Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea formed a new island. This was reported in the January issue of the Journal of the National Park Wattenmeer. The island is about 14 hectares, and the height of the sand dunes of up to four meters. During the history of the national park in 1985 is the first time such an event. Flora and fauna Signs of a new island were noted over a decade ago, when Read more [...]
In the Republic of Mordovia conducted preliminary examination upon rollout of the An-24, owned by OAO "Mordovia Airlines" for the runway (Part 1 st.238 Criminal Code - the services that do not meet the safety requirements of the life or health of consumers).
According to the investigation department of the Volga transport TFR aviation incident occurred today at 1 hour and 10 minutes. aerodrome Saransk. The plane with five crew members and 29 passengers (players hockey team "Ariada-Akpars") flew from the airport of the city of Krasnodar, followed in Kazan with a stopover in Read more [...]
Increased to 85 the number of victims in the crash of a ferry in New York. It is reported by CNN, with reference to the U.S. Coast Guard. In this case, one wounded are in critical condition. Most of the victims head and neck injuries. Recall ship Sea Streak Ferry, which came from New Jersey, crashed into a pier in Lower Manhattan and was damaged. At the scene emergency services work. Also arrived on New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Only by ferry, according to updated figures were 326 passengers and five crew members. The reason PE is not known. By some estimates, before the accident, Read more [...]
U.S. citizens have expressed concern and "horror" at the "funny" captions nominated Barack Obama nominated to the post of finance minister Jack Lew, who will soon appear on dollar bills. About this newspaper The Telegraph. Signature Jack Lew bloggers and commentators described as "serpentine", "crazy" and reminiscent of "one of those crazy straws."
Newspaper The Washington Post even an graphologist, who concluded that the handwriting of the future Minister of Finance is like the handwriting of Princess Diana and shows its "soft" approach Read more [...]
"RIA Novosti", referring to the representative of the Novosibirsk company "Sibmost", report the fact leakage of water from the artificial lake in the special economic zone of Gorny Altai "Altai Valley". Reservoir was filled with water to the 15 January 2013, but at a certain point the water level started to decline by 5-6 centimeters daily. Total reduction was already 1.65 meters.
According to Olga Kochetova, representative of the general contractor, the area of the reservoir and its surroundings clock examined by OOO "Hydraulic Company" to discover why Read more [...]
Water intake in the alleged crash site "Chelyabinsk" meteorite showed that water without impurities, said at a meeting of the operational headquarters of the Governor of the Chelyabinsk region deputy regional head Oleg Grachev.
The meeting was attended by all members of the Government of Chelyabinsk and heads of municipalities. According to reports, the Minister of Health voiced Marina Moskvicheva by now recognized 985 people injured, 43 people were hospitalized, two - in serious condition, not dead, pregnant women among the victims too. In the deployed 2,985 hospital beds.In Chelyabinsk, Read more [...]
In Italy, the five year old girl died of a heart attack during a family holiday when I saw one of his female relatives dressed as a witch Befana, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the local newspaper Corriere del Mezzogiorno. The tragedy occurred in the Sicilian town of Vittoria on January 6, that is the Catholic feast of the Epiphany, when the children in Italy to make presents and sweets. According to the existing tradition of guys hanging out on the eve of the house special stockings, and is thought to lower the fairy Befana them gifts and sweets for the good and obedient children. Herself Read more [...]
The incident occurred on Tuesday at a power plant near Bay City. Plant provides energy to about 2 million customers. As a result of emergency was off one of the reactors.The fire occurred at the plant in the U.S. state of Texas, no injuries reported Wednesday by the Associated Press.
The incident occurred on Tuesday at a power plant near Bay City. Plant provides energy to about 2 million customers. As a result of emergency was off one of the reactors.
The fire lasted 15 minutes.
According to preliminary data, there were no injuries, about power outages were reported.
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Neglect of the work - a common occurrence among American surgeons. This is confirmed by statistical data, according to which every year on average, there are some four thousand such incidents. Investigation into the matter was conducted by experts from the medical department of Johns Hopkins University. And the results have become known through the publication of the American edition of Surgery. For his work, researchers used information in the last twenty years, from the national data bank. In this bank stores information about all the cash compensation to patients for negligence surgeons Read more [...]
In the U.S., are large-scale exercises that involved hundreds of marines, special forces Navy, soldiers, police, firefighters, and other units of the U.S. Army. The purpose of the exercise - training counteract the invasion of zombies.
"This is a serious exercise, and not some kind of costume party in honor Hollouina" says Brad Barker, president of security firm Halo Corp.
Hundreds of military, law enforcement and medical personnel will take part in exercises in the atmosphere masshabnyh not inferior Hollywood blockbusters and learning activities and respond in an emergency - a zombie Read more [...]
In the jungles of Peru in a helicopter crash killed seven people. According to the Government of the country, the helicopter crashed while flying over a tropical forest. None of those on board survived. The helicopter was manufactured by the American company Columbia Helicopters, specializing in the production of high-lift helicopter used in the oil industry. The representative office in Peru declined to comment. According to the Government of Peru, at the time of the crash on board the helicopter were two U.S. citizens.
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Floating drilling platform "Shell", stranded after a few days of drift, on Monday was successfully towed to an anchorage in the bay Kiliuda. The operation to evacuate the platform took place in difficult weather conditions. In the works involved about 250 people. December 30 on the way from the Aleutian Islands to Seattle platform caught in a storm in the Gulf of Alaska. 18 people were evacuated. The platform began to drift due to engine failure, there was a threat of collision with one of the islands. The rig is about 500 000 liters of diesel and 50 million liters of engine Read more [...]
New change of the seabed found in the Kanto region, island of Honshu, Japan. Japanese researchers say that the change may have formed relatively recently in the earthquake that hit the Kanto region, which contains the nation's capital - Tokyo, the residence of the Emperor and the Japanese Government. Reported by House of Japan.
The team, led by Professor Emeritus Takashi Nakata (Takashi Nakata) from Hiroshima University has found a new variation of the seabed during the survey, which was conducted in November 2012, about 20 kilometers from the Miura Peninsula in Kanagawa Prefecture, Kanto. Read more [...]
MOE special flight taking off for evacuation of the meteor shower, landed in Chelyabinsk. Cpetsreysom to Moscow will be delivered to the most affected by the fall of the meteorite fragments that need skilled care Moscow doctors.MOE special flight taking off for evacuation of the meteor shower, landed in Chelyabinsk, Russian Emergencies Ministry reported on Saturday.
"At 04.58 MSK February 16, 2013 IL-76 Russian Emergencies Ministry landed in Chelyabinsk for sanitary evacuation aircraft suffered an meteor shower of the citizen of the Russian Federation. Aircraft is equipped medical unit," Read more [...]
The number of dead in riots in dhuli, Maharashtra has risen to five people - one of them died in the hospital. Only in the riots affected about 400 people, including police officers. The fight began when one of the customers of a local restaurant refused to pay the bill.
Evening of January 6 guest refused to pay him to bring the bill for dinner, and then led to the institution of a crowd of 50 people and attacked the restaurant owner.
The confrontation turned into mass slaughter. Arrived in time to the scene police met the hail of stones, bricks and bottles. The participants at the Read more [...]