Monthly Archives: April 2013

Picture of the Day – The King of the Jungle Takes it Easy.

April 30, 2013 – Picture of the Day:  The King of the Jungle takes it easy. The Master of Disaster

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The Cargo Ship “Dry Beam” Hit by a Huge Rogue Wave.

April 30, 2013 – The cargo ship Dry Beam is moored at Ogden Point for repairs after losing part of its load when it was hit by a rogue wave about 480 kilometers (300 miles) off northern Vancouver Island on … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Sunset on a Rocky Shore

April 29, 2013 – Picture of the Day:  Sunset on a rocky shore. The Master of Disaster

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BBC News – Sicilian volcano Mount Etna erupts again

April 29, 2013 – Mount Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano, has begun erupting again:  It is the third time the Sicilian volcano has erupted in the past month.  Etna seems to be on an 11 days cycle of eruptions and this … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – The “Wise” Tree.

April 28, 2013 – Picture of the Day: The “Wise” tree (see poem by William Carlos Williams). The Master of Disaster

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At $328,000 This Pigeon is No Pest!

April 28, 2013 – Wealthy Chinese have been paying record prices for contemporary art and top wines while shelling out for some the world’s most expensive cars. Turns out they’re also the driving force behind the princely sums being paid … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Autumn Sunset

April 27, 2013 – Picture of the Day:  Autumn Sunset. The Master of Disaster

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On Anniversary, North Korea’s Bluster Continues – NYTimes.com

April 27, 2013 – North Korea is at Hit Again:  On an anniversary known for military showmanship, North Korean generals on Thursday declared that their forces were ready to launch intercontinental ballistic missiles and kamikaze like nuclear attacks at the … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Sunset on Pyramid Lake.

April 25, 2013 – Picture of the Day: Sunset from the east shore of Pyramid Lake, Nevada. The Master of Disaster

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NASA’s Kepler Mission Discovered 11 new Planetary Systems.

April 26, 2013 – NASA’s Kepler mission has discovered 11 new planetary systems hosting 26 confirmed planets: These discoveries nearly double the number of verified Kepler planets and triple the number of stars known to have more than one planet … Continue reading

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