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How Big was That? Equivalent Energy Released by Bombs, Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Starquakes.

June 26, 2014 – How Big Was That? Equivalent Energy Released by Bombs, Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Star Quakes: Pictured above is an artist’s rendition of a neutron star named SGR 1806-20, which is located about 50,000 light-years from Earth in … Continue reading

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Earthquake Energy Release Comparison.

March 18, 2013 – Earthquake (EQ) Energy Release Comparison: The graph above depicts the relative energy released by earthquakes of various magnitudes. The Richter Magnitude (M) Earthquake Scale is exponential. Something is said to increase exponentially if its rate of … 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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The Rains of Pain – – Food, Drought, population Increases and War!

The world map, above, shows the average annual rainfall in millimeters (mm) and inches. The equator is marked horizontally on the map. Generally, the closer to the equator the more rainfall a country gets. There are several exceptions, e.g., Norway, … Continue reading

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