Daily Archives: July 30, 2011

1937 : Massive Flood, Hunger, Fire And Disease In The Ohio And Mississippi Valleys

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Back Off Man – I Am A Government Scientist

July 29, 2009 Met Office admits ‘barbecue summer is off’ The Met Office officials refused to apologise today after admitting that the “barbecue summer” they had predicted was no longer likely. As rain lashed down on most of Britain, a … Continue reading

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1868 : Massive Tornado Brought Death And Destruction To Tennessee

  Good thing it didn’t hit Home Depot or Wal-Mart http://trove.nla.gov.au/title=The+Sydney+Morning+Herald…|titleid%3A35

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1878 : Tornado Killed 30 People In Connecticut

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1892 Typhoon Destroyed 42,000 Houses In Japan

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1917 Typhoon Killed At Least A Thousand People In Japan

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1912 Typhoon Caused Devastation In Japan

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1908 Typhoon Killed 350 Fishernen In Japan

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Obama : The Dilbert Manager

http://books.google.com/books Yesterday, the engineer in chief issued new regulations mandating a fuel efficiency hockey stick. http://www.bts.gov Average mileage of the fleet has to go up to 54.5 mpg by the year 2025. Over the last 25 years, it has gone … Continue reading

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Glacial Devastation In Alaska

19th century tourists watching a devastated Alaskan glacier collapse. Between 1794 and 1879, the glacier at Glacier Bay, Alaska retreated eight feet per day. This was probably due to something which Sarah Palin’s great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather did. http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2001/07/glacierbaymap.gif We now know that … Continue reading

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