Monthly Archives: February 2012

Iran Attack Likely if Israel Strikes – Events Could Spiral Out of Control!

February 29, 2012: U.S. Sees Iran Attacks as Likely if Israel Strikes: Pictured above, an Iranian soldier participated in naval exercises in the Strait of Hormuz last year. Iran could try to block, even temporarily, the strait to further unsettle … Continue reading

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NASCAR Daytona 500 “Drag Race?”

February 28, 2012 – Matt Kenseth Win the 2012 NASCAR Daytona 500: After rain delays and caution periods pushed the race from a scheduled Sunday start to a finish in the wee hours of Tuesday, the Daytona 500 wound up … Continue reading

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A Chip of the Ole Elpida.

February 28, 2012 – A Brave New World for Asia’s Memory Chip: Elpida is one of the biggest makers of dynamic random-access memory, or DRAM, chips. Japanese memory chip maker Elpida filed for bankruptcy protection. With one player hobbling in … Continue reading

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Vladimir Putin Launches Tirade Against the United States.

February 28, 2012 – Putin launches tirade against US: It may be more than two decades since the end of the cold war but Vladimir Putin started his last week of campaigning before presidential elections on Sunday with an onslaught … Continue reading

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Sometimes Death Awaits View from the Top.

February 28, 2012 – Water Views With a Hint of Daring and Danger: Pictured above, A mudslide in Stanwood, Wash., north of Everett, claimed a house and halted train service last week, but no one was hurt (Mark Harrison/The Seattle … Continue reading

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The “Blame Game” on Gasoline and Crude Oil Prices.

February 27, 2012 – ‘Stupid’ and Oil Prices: The Associated Press image above tells the tale of rising gasoline prices, generated from rising crude oil prices. Note: Your editor is politically neutral, so that I may bring you as close … Continue reading

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Global Earthquakesa by Year, 1973 to 2011.

February 26, 2012 –  5,330 Global Earthquakes by Year: I downloaded 5,330 global earthquakes, greater than or equal to (>=) 6.0 magnitude, and graphed them in a bar chart seen above. As you can see, their is clearly an upward … Continue reading

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The Mount Lokon Volcano Erupts Again in Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island.

February 26, 2012 – Mount Lokon Erupts in Indonesia: The Mount Lokon Volcano is shown in a terrific YouTube 10 minute and 14 second video from February 10, 2012. Click the link below for this great HD video: A restless volcano … Continue reading

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A 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Struck in Southwestern Siberia, Russia.

February 26, 2012 – A 6.7 Magnitude Quake Struck in Siberia, Russia: The powerful tremor hit at 1:17PM at the epicenter, at a depth of 11 kilometers (7 miles). This sparsely populated region of southwestern Siberia, contains mostly mountains and … Continue reading

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China’s Paradox of Prosperity.

Click here for the “China’s Paradox of Prosperity – Video. February 25, 2011 – The Paradox of China’s Prosperity: This short video examines the paradox of China’s seemingly endless growth.  Will it slow down or stop and if so, when? The … Continue reading

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