Daily Archives: January 23, 2013

India Warns of Nuclear War!

January 23, 2013 – India Warns Kashmiris to Prepare for Nuclear War: Indian officials are advising residents of strife-torn Kashmir to prepare for a possible nuclear war by building bombproof basements and stockpiling food and water, adding to tensions between … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Birds of the Bog.

January 23, 2013 – Picture of the Day: Birds of the bog: red-breasted nuthatch; common redpoll; boreal chickadee. The location of the bog is shown below: The Master of Disaster

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Book Review: Megacatastrophes – WSJ.com

January 23, 2013 – Nine Strange Ways the World Could End:  In “Megacatastrophes!: Nine Strange Ways the World Could End,” David Darling and Dirk Schulze-Makuch offer a much more impressive list of lethal possibilities, which they score on a “Catastrophometer,” giving … Continue reading

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When and Where Will the Next Mega-Volcano Strike?

January 23, 2013 – Remembering the Mighty: Pictured above, Lightning streaks across the sky as lava flows from the volcano in Eyjafjallajokul. Smoke billows from an erupting volcano under the Eyjafjallajokull glacier on April 14, 2010 near the Icelandic capital, … Continue reading

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