Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Gold Constant – Happy Holloween

October 31, 2013 – The Gold Constant: Since the 14th Century, gold’s purchasing power has maintained a broadly constant level. To put this in practical terms, an ounce of gold has repeatedly bought a mid-range outfit of clothing. This was … Continue reading

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Image of the Hindenburg Disaster Haunts the Hydrogen Industry.

October 30, 2013 – Image of Hindenburg Haunts Hydrogen Technology: When Rebecca Markillie of ITM Power in Sheffield, England, attends trade shows to promote her company’s ambitious plan to build hydrogen fueling stations for cars in Britain, she sometimes must … Continue reading

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Hurricane-force Gusts Batter UK, Europe, 13 Dead.

October 29, 2013 – Hurricane-force gusts batter UK, Europe; 13 dead: A savage coastal storm powered by hurricane-force gusts slashed its way through Britain and western Europe on Monday, felling trees, flooding lowlands and snarling traffic in the air, at … Continue reading

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Song of the Day – Katy Perry Singing “Roar.”

October 28, 2013 – Song of the Day: Katy Perry singing “Roar.” A motion theory adventure filmed in “Junglescope.” The Master of Disaster

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Song of the Day – Christina Perri – “A Thousand Years.”

October 27, 2013 – Song of the Day: Christina Perri singing “A Thousand Years.” This is the live studio session version. The Master of Disaster

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To Expand Offshore Power, Japan Builds Floating Windmills.

October 27, 2013 – To Expand Offshore Power, Japan Builds Floating Windmills: Twelve miles out to sea from the severely damaged and leaking nuclear reactors at Fukushima, a giant floating wind turbine signals the start of Japan’s most ambitious bet … Continue reading

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A 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Japan Near Fukushima.

October 25, 2013 – 7.3 magnitude earthquake hits Japan near Fukushima: A 7.3-magnitude earthquake shook Japan early Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. This quake was subsequently downgraded to a 7.1 magnitude earthquake. The quake was off the Fukushima region … Continue reading

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Inodnesia’s Mount Sinabung Volcano Erupts.

October 25, 2013 – Indonesia‘s Mount Sinabung Volcano Erupts, Villages Covered In Thick Ash: A volcano in western Indonesia erupted on Thursday, unleashing a column of dark volcanic material high into the air weeks after villagers were returning home from … Continue reading

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Explaining Londoners!

October 24, 2013 – Explaining Londoners: “You get a shiver in the dark It’s raining in the park but meantime South of the river you stop and hold everything A band is blowing Dixie double four time You feel all … Continue reading

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Pollen Study Points to Culprit in Bronze Era Mystery.

October 23, 2013 – Pollen Study Points to Culprit in Bronze Era Mystery: More than 3,200 years ago, life was abuzz in and around what is now this modern-day Israeli metropolis (Tell Aviv) on the shimmering Mediterranean shore. To the … Continue reading

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