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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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Picture of the day – Mount Kangchenjunga in the Himalayas.

March 11, 2014 – Picture of the Day: Mt. Kangchenjunga in the Himalayas: This mountain is the third highest in the world, with an elevation of 8,586 meters (28,169 feet) and located along the India-Nepal border in the Himalayas. The … Continue reading

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From India, Proof That a Trip to Mars Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank – NYTimes.com

February 18, 2014 – India Outsourced to Mars:  From India, Proof That a Trip to Mars Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank – NYTimes.com.  Pictured above, the Mangalyaan Mars Orbiter Spacecraft mounted atop a rocket at the Satish Dhawan Space … Continue reading

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Earth Temperature Map

November 27, 2013 – Earth’s Temperature: A visualization of Earth’s temperature in which higher temps are shown by brighter shades of red. The bright yellow regions are the hottest of all. For example, close to the equator, northern Africa, northern … Continue reading

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Cyclone Phailin is the Strongest Storm India has ever Seen Affecting 12 Million People and Causing 500,000 to Evacuate.

October 13, 2013 – Cyclone Phailin Hits India with 200 Kilometer Winds (124 MPH), Thousands Flee: Pictured above, as cyclone Phailin closed in on India’s coast, villagers tried to protect themselves from heavy rains in Srikakulam district Saturday. Indian officials … Continue reading

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Mubai Building Coillapse Kills 61.

September 29, 2013 – Mumbai Building Collapse Kills 61: The death toll from the collapse of a residential building in Mumbai rose to 61 Sunday morning, police said, as rescue operations were called to a halt. Rescue workers have pulled … Continue reading

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70 Dead, 4,000 Missing and 30,000 Stranded in Northern India Floods.

July 10, 2013 – 70 Dead, 4,000 Missing and 30,000 Stranded in Northern India Floods: Flash floods in northern India, which have killed at least 70 people over the past four days, have stranded 30,000 tourists and pilgrims in the … Continue reading

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Fatal Floods Hit North India.

June 19, 2013 – Fatal Floods Hit North India: Flash floods in northern India, which have killed at least 70 people over the past four days, have stranded 30,000 tourists and pilgrims in the Himalayan states of Uttarakhand and Himachal … Continue reading

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With This Toilet I Thee Wed – India Real Time – WSJ

May 22, 2013 – With This Toilet I Thee Wed:  A mass wedding ceremony organized by the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh featured an unusual vow. To take part, grooms had to prove their homes had toilets.  Pictured above, … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – A Red-Billed Leiothrix

March 8, 2013 – Picture of the Day: A Red-billed Leiothrix, from the Kumaon Region in India, which is located in the foothills of the Himalayas. The Master of Disaster

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