Category Archives: Switzerland

Life Expectancy Around the World!

May 25, 2014 – Life Expectancy Around the World:  The World Map, above, is color coded by life expectancy. The color scale is in the lower left. Dark red is greater than 76 years, red is 70.3 to 76 yrs, … Continue reading

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A Tsunami in Switzerland? Lake Evidence Says Yes – NYTimes.com

April 29, 2014 – A Deadly Tsunami in Switzerland 1,500 Years Ago Hits Lake Geneva: In the sixth century, Gregory of Tours, a chronicler of the Germanic people known as the Franks, told of an extraordinary event in what is … Continue reading

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New Particle Found, Consistent With Higgs Boson – WSJ.com

September 2, 2013 – Higgs Boson Discovery Significant in Physics World:  Scientists said they found a subatomic particle resembling the long-elusive Higgs boson, a landmark discovery that could explain why particles have mass and, by extension, why stars, planets and … Continue reading

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Major Global Earthquakes Over the Last 2,000 Years.

June 27, 2013 – Major Global Earthquakes Over the last 2,000 Years: The world map above was produced from the NOAA website. It reflects all global earthquakes greater than or equal to 7.0 magnitude. To interpret the map, use the following … Continue reading

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Active Volcanoes of the World – Warning for California!

April 7, 2013 – Active Volcanoes of the World: The map above, from the Smithsonian Institute, shows 15 current active volcanoes of the world and the tectonic plate boundaries. A red plate boundary reflects built up stress and danger, yellow is … Continue reading

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The Apocalypetic Catastrophic Future of the World!

March 20, 2013 – Thor not Ready to Bring Down his Hammer on the World – Yet:  In Norse mythology, Thor is a hammer-wielding God associated with thunder, lightning, storms, strength and destruction. Thor is a prominently mentioned God throughout recorded … Continue reading

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Global Futures and Options Volume by Category.

February 5, 2013 – Global Futures and Options Volume by Category in Billions of Contracts: The figures above reflect the total number of contracts traded, over the last six months, in billions of contracts on all world futures and options … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Dent Blanche Mountain and Glacier in Switzerland.

October 7, 2012 – Picture of the Day: Dent Blanche (4,357 Meters, 14,294 feet) in Switzerland. Foreground shows the huge glacier flank of Dent d’Herens. (Credits: Photographer – Wilfried Haferland) The Master of Disaster

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Total Gold Holdings in U.S. Dollars by Country – 2011.

October 7, 2012 – World Gold Holdings by Country in Billions of U.S. Dollars: Gold definitely has caught the public’s attention; for proof, just look at the number of cash for gold ads. Gold has been rising since 2001 and it’s … Continue reading

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36 Hours That Changed the World – – Disaster Strikes!

August 28, 2012 – 36 Hour Danger Zone for the World:  I’ve got an eagle eye out for the latest disaster, catastrophe, earthquake and volcano predictions. The 36 hours that will change the world are from November 25, 2012 at … Continue reading

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