Daily Archives: September 21, 2013

Super Typhoon Usagi Heads for Taiwan and Hong Kong.

September 21, 2013 – Hong Kong Braces for Super Typhoon Usagi: The Storm Is Packing Maximum Sustained Winds of 121 Miles an Hour. Pictured above, an infrared (IR) satellite image taken early Saturday Hong Kong time showed Super Typhoon Usagi … Continue reading

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At Least 22 Dead in Kenya Mall Attack.

September 21, 2013 – 22 Dead in Upscale Kenya Mall Attack: Turban-wearing gunmen on Saturday burst into an upscale shopping mall here, witnesses said, opening fire and throwing grenades in an apparent terror attack that has left scores dead. Sporadic … Continue reading

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Why We Have Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Tsunamis – – In Two Easy Steps.

September 21, 2013 – – Why We Have Earthquake and Volcanoes: (A) Radiating heat from the core causes convection currents in the mantle of the earth. (B) These convection currents push and pull on the tectonic plates, causing the plates … Continue reading

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