.John Wolfson was bodyboarding at a remote beach to celebrate his birthday when he was hit on his side by a bottlenose dolphin .The force of the impact left the 27 year old unable to move and tore a hole in his wetsuit .The pain was so severe, he initially thought his back was broken .He was taken by ambulance to a local hospital before being airlifted to a bigger facility where he was treated for two fractured ribs .He doesn’t blame the dolphin for the incident, saying he was ‘in the wrong place at the wrong time’ By Daily … Continue reading Forget the sharks, now DOLPHINS are attacking Australian surfers: Man left with broken ribs after being rammed by rogue bottlenose
.Hu Mou and his wife were driving a small tricycle but ignored a red light .A car hit the couple who were thrown into the air on February 5 .Authorities in China have released this photograph to shock people into following traffic laws By Tara Brady This is the horrifying moment a couple who rode through a red light on their tricycle were hit and sent flying by car which killed them. Authorities have released the graphic photograph in attempt to shock people into following traffic laws in Linhai, in the Zhejiang province, China. Hu Mou and his wife were … Continue reading Caught on CCTV: The shocking moment a couple who rode through a red light on their tricycle were sent flying and killed by a car
by Ross Pomeroy 29 million miles away from the Sun at its closest, Mercury is the nearest of the eight planets to the burning center of our Solar System. It’s also the smallest. And it’s getting smaller. Back in the 1970s, the Mariner 10 spacecraft swung by Mercury on three occasions, photographing about 45% of the planet’s surface in the process. Examining those images, planetary scientists uncovered telltale signs of shrinkage: lobate scarps, geological structures where crustal rocks had been pushed up and over each other, sinking down in the process. They estimated that Mercury had lost one to two … Continue reading The Incredible Shrinking Planet Mercury!
by Jeff Thomas Any country that is considering waging war against another country should first consider that the loser is almost always the country that runs out of money first. Recently, an associate offered the following observation with regard to the likelihood of war in the immediate future: “The big guys like to play chess with the world. It’s the biggest game. The bankers need ups and downs and wars to make money. The military needs wars to exist. The politicians need both to exist.” Whilst he was reiterating a concept we have discussed on many occasions, it occurred to … Continue reading War Is a Certainty
The lack of public alarm at government internet surveillance is frightening, but perhaps it’s because the problem is difficult to convey in everyday terms John Naughton Sunday 16 March 2014 As someone who is supposed to know about these things, I’m sometimes asked to give talks about computing to non-technical audiences. The one thing I have learned from doing this is that if you want people to understand technological ideas then you have to speak to them in terms that resonate with their experience of everyday things. It’s obvious, I know, but it took me a while to get it. … Continue reading Public apathy over GCHQ snooping is a recipe for disaster
Source: Steve Horn, DeSmogBlog In a long-awaited moment in a hotly contested zone currently occupied by the Russian military, Ukraine’s citizens living in the peninsula of Crimea voted overwhelmingly to become part of Russia. Responding to the referendum, President Barack Obama and numerous U.S. officials rejected the results out of hand and the Obama Administration has confirmed he will authorize economic sanctions against high-ranking Russian officials. “As I told President Putin yesterday, the referendum in Crimea was a clear violation of Ukrainian constitutions and international law and it will not be recognized by the international community,” Obama said in a … Continue reading Why ExxonMobil’s Partnerships With Russia’s Rosneft Challenge the Narrative of U.S. Exports As Energy Weapon