12/12/2012 More than 90 million Russians, 60% of the population now live in areas of possible impact of destructive factors in accidents on the critical and potentially dangerous objects. This was said in a Russian Emergencies Ministry. The ministry pointed out that in 2013, increases the risk of emergencies during the spring flood in the Central, North-Western, Volga and Urals federal districts.
"In recent years, the number of natural hazards and major technological disasters is growing. Disaster risk arising in the process of global climate change, and economic activity are a significant Read more [...]
Head of the Russian Space Research Institute (IKI) RAS Leo Green said that due to the increasing activity of the Sun at the end of 2012 to humanity should expect most of these man-made problems.This version is confirmed by the data obtained previously in Canada after solar flares (they show the breakdown of several transformers in this moment). This means, says Green Academy, the consequences of outbreaks can be unpredictable.As noted scientist, speaking at a round table on space activities in the next year earthlings should expect a very large man-made problems, as researchers predict a very Read more [...]
Because the United States has lost a clear strategy in space, NASA can not determine the main directions of the activity, such a conclusion is contained in the report of the authoritative American experts, prepared under the auspices of the National Academy of Sciences USA.
The authors of the document, which was circulated on Wednesday in Washington, laying the blame for the vague space policy for the Obama administration and Congress, not being able to properly formulate the priorities for the NASA.
The report also noted that NASA was not enough money to carry out all the planned projects and Read more [...]
Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has received classified information. Tehran calls hacking database robot biggest success in recent years.
The device failed to open without any problems, because his body in the capture was not damaged.
True, what information was compromised as a result of Iran 'e-filling "of the U.S. drone is still unknown. However, Tehran maintains that extracted information is much more informative than the ones that managed to extract from the downed aircraft a year ago US RQ-170, said TV-Press.
On the eve of the interception of valuable staff Vice-Admiral of the Read more [...]
Yakut investigators opened a criminal case after the taiga found human remains. The media already being discussed possibility that get lost fishermen could eat his friend - supposedly the remains belong to him. But in this story there are still many unclear points. Yakut investigators opened a criminal case after the taiga found human remains. "Investigative team made two inspection of the scene, in which discovered and seized parts of the human body with signs of violent death" - told the Investigation Department of the Union of Russian Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). The case filed Read more [...]
Aftermath nuclear test,
North Korea held the morning of 12 February, can be quite serious, experts are convinced. For the environment is no threat, according to preliminary data, no, but the reaction of the international community suggests that the North Koreans waiting for another round of fighting with the UN and the nearest neighbors, which are likely to impose new sanctions. But suffer from the innocent party.
In Russia, a few hours after an underground explosion, recorded about 07:00 Moscow time in the North Korean nuclear test Pung-ni, recognized the tremors. "Seismic tremor Read more [...]
Road tunnel collapsed on the highway near the capital of Japan, Chuo Tokyo. At least two people were injured.Seven allegedly locked inside the tunnel, according to local authorities.Destroyed about 30-meter stretch of tunnel Sansago whose total length is more than four kilometers. According to rescuers, it hit the ceiling and the wall.According to police, two cars may have been crushed by rubble. One of them caught fire, but the fire was contained.Around the tunnel cloud of black smoke, the Japanese broadcaster NHK reported citing its correspondent, was on the scene.TestimoniesShortly after Read more [...]
According to him, Google and Facebook are designed for general use, but later developed mechanisms for their cooperation with the secret police.WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says Facebook this information resource, which dreams of any exploration of the world. He said this in an interview to RT. "Even in a bad spy finds Facebook a huge amount of information about other people's dating and relationships," - he explained."Sites such as Google and Facebook, are designed for general use, but later developed mechanisms for cooperation with the secret services", - said Assange. Read more [...]
Mass mortality of water birds recorded in the Temryuk district of Krasnodar region - presumably the reason for this was the poisoning, said the Russian Bird Conservation Union.
"The Black Sea coast of the Taman Peninsula and the shores of estuaries were littered with dead birds - ducks, coots, swans, cormorants, grebes and other" - said the organization.
According Temryuk District Society of Hunters and Fishermen, for every 100 square meters of the coast have 50-70 dead birds, most of them on the banks Kiziltash, Bugaz estuaries, naked on the spit, and on the Black Sea - the area between Read more [...]
on April 19. 2000 scientists are expected at the conference on the Arctic circle in Montreal
It took hundreds of scientists from dozens of countries with millions of budgets to make one simple conclusion.
Living in the Arctic people and the government, who are in control, have not kept pace with changes proishodyathimi there under the influence of climatic shifts.
«I work in the Arctic for 30 years and I am amazed by the speed with which everything in the Arctic is changing», — said David Barber, an expert on glaciers from the University of Manitoba, which will compete Read more [...]
Six North Korean fishermen because of the storm spent several days on a deserted island in the Far Eastern Marine Nature Reserve. "Barkas illegal fishermen storm broke in mid-November. After that, they took refuge in the island Matveeva," - said the agency "Interfax-Far East" state inspector of the Far Eastern Marine Reserve Igor Katin.
The inspector noticed fishermen reported them border guards. "In my experience, they spent 4-5 days on the island," - said I.Katin. Because of the raging storm, the boat a few days could not come to the island.
"On the island Read more [...]
Number of accidents in Russia in 2012. increased 2-fold compared to 2010. This was announced by Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov. According to him, if in 2010. there were 12 air accidents, it has not ended in 2012. - Was 24.
Speaking at the meeting of the Presidential Commission on the development of general aviation, the minister also said that the Russian operation for about two thousand aircraft of general aviation. According to him, in the Registry of the Federal Air Transport Agency of the Russian Federation (Federal Air Transport Agency) number of aircraft operators, general aviation Read more [...]
UK Ministry of Defence defended the right of soldiers to carry out a training fire on the pigs. Injured animals will pass the military surgeons, so they can practice the treatment of common battlefield injuries.
Earlier, the press-secretary of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Claire Kenneth said that the exercises, which take place in Denmark twice a year, are "disgusting and shocking," said France 24.
"Pigs - very intelligent animals, and many people were shocked by this, besides the army has alternative ways to train, which do not harm the animals," Read more [...]
January 31, 2013. Congestion of the ice blocks on the river Muskegon, in the state of Michigan, have caused floods in the villages which were damaged homes of local residents. Fortunately no people were injured.
People who live in the immediate vicinity of the river were evacuated yesterday. Among the evacuees were two older women who were hiding from the rising water on the second floor.
Mike Enszer that has been here for 26 years, says that he never seen such a flood as what happened on Wednesday.
I never thought that I would see when something when you come into your house.
\"When I Read more [...]
Radar-visual sightings that occurred over Washington from 19 to 20 and from 26 to 27 July 1952, included not only in the history of ufology. U.S. Air Force, fighting off attacks by the press, have been forced to convene the most large-scale news conference since the Second World War!
Barnes and his team track the UFO (photo: NICAP)
July 19, 1952 at 23.40 Nyudzhent Edward, an air traffic controller at Washington National Airport, said the radar screen in the corner of a group of seven levels. They moved with a speed of 100 miles per hour is 15 miles south-southwest of the capital. No planes Read more [...]
In Russia, one of the biggest disasters was the flooding in the Kuban: 171 people died, Krymsk was almost washed away, the lyrics take the city by surprise. A few weeks ago, Hurricane "Sandy" was walking around New York, destroyed several states, 113 victims across America. Night, rainfall and flow crushing force. This summer, the Kuban learned: ninth wave is in the mountains. Flood victims 171 people. Wave surging on Krymsk reached 7 meters. And most importantly, it all happened quickly. "She just came in 10 minutes," - says an eyewitness. "Over there two people Read more [...]
On the federal highway M4 "Don", 16 kilometers from the provincial town, because of snowfall formed many kilometers cork from heavy trucks. "Waggons trying to pull apart a special technique, loaded trains can not overcome the rise", - said the duty officer of the city administration Mines.
According to the operative duty Novocherkassk, jam stretched nearly to the Rostov to a distance of 50 kilometers. "The mash was on the track of" Don "and in Novocherkassk, but now the car drove off, some do not take the risk and to turn from the M4 at night in Novocherkassk" Read more [...]
In the Western areas of the DPRK because of the drought killed the harvest of grain crops
on June 13. Severe drought has gripped the Western areas of the DPRK, according to today's KCNA news Agency. According to the meteorological service of the country since April of this year in this region registered the minimum amount of precipitation, including Pyongan North Korea, Pyongan-namdo, Huanhe North Korea, which are considered the main granaries of the Republic. The first to suffer the corn, which, along with rice included in the daily diet of the population.
The most unfavorable situation due Read more [...]
News began excuse Israeli aggression against Syria. U.S. administration officials who wished to remain anonymous, said that on Wednesday, Israeli aircraft attacked Syrian territory, according to The New York Times. "Americans believe that the target of an air raid that took place in the vicinity of Damascus, was the convoy, which was carrying the ultramodern air defense system, designed for the Shiite militant group" Hezbollah "in Lebanon" - journalists write Isabel Kershner and Michael Gordon.According to these U.S. officials, Israel informed the United States ahead of the Read more [...]
WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange on Thursday night made a Christmas appeal, which he read from the balcony of the Embassy of Ecuador in London, where he hid for more than six months. Assange called on to defend democracy and freedom of speech in the world, saying that "we need to act and act now." Editor of the controversial site thanked his supporters for their support. "I am encouraged by your solidarity," - he said. In his speech, WikiLeaks editor urged his supporters to continue the fight for democracy "from Tahrir to London." Ordinary citizens in Europe Read more [...]