Monthly Archive: February, 2011

2 Mile Rise in Ocean Floor Tasman Sea

At approximately 0632 PST (ABOUT AN HOUR AGO) ocean buoy 55015 recorded a sudden ocean floor rise of over 2 miles (3324.8 meters) in the Tasman Sea. Link to Story

Food prices push 44 million into poverty

Rising food prices have pushed about 44 million people into poverty in developing countries since last June, the World Bank warned Tuesday. Food costs are continuing to rise to near 2008 levels, when… Continue reading

Soaring Food Prices Could Spread Unrest To Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa

Spiking food prices are pushing tens of millions of people throughout the globe into poverty, and threaten to spread unrest in the Middle East further afield to sub-Saharan Africa and Central Asia, according… Continue reading

Help wanted — jobless need not apply

In 2008, Michelle, a 53-year-old Illinois resident with 19 years experience in information technology, became another casualty of the Great Recession. More than a year later, after a long and fruitless job search,… Continue reading

U.S. Government Shuts Down 84,000 Websites, ‘By Mistake’

The US Government has yet again shuttered several domain names this week. The Department of Justice and Homeland Security’s ICE office proudly announced that they had seized domains related to counterfeit goods and… Continue reading

The sun shows a bit of flare: Stunning image shows explosion so powerful it may damage electrical grids on Earth

The largest solar flare in four years may cause spectacular Northern Lights displays over Britain If your satnav suddenly sends you the wrong way, don’t blame your gadget’s irritating electronic voice, blame the… Continue reading