Daily Archives: May 23, 2012

A 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the Hokkaido Region of Japan less than an Hour Ago.

May 23, 2012 – A 6.1 Magnitude Quake Struck off the Southern Coast of Hokkaido, Japan: Today’s quake was about 100 miles north of the March 11, 2011 mega-quake and tsunami (see map). A tsunami is not expected with the … Continue reading

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Possible consequences of a Greek Euro Zone Exit – FT.Com

May 22, 2012 – What Happens When a Country Defaults:  With the idea of a Greek exit from the eurozone no longer fanciful, this interactive graphic outlines the likely consequences. It is a description, not a prediction, that includes the … Continue reading

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Australia Tops OECD Better Life Index – WSJ.com

May 23, 2012 – No Worries Mate – Australia is #1 on OECD Better Life Index:  Australia is living up to its nickname of “the lucky country,” with a new survey marking it as the happiest industrialized nation in the … Continue reading

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