Fukushima: Debris Island the Size of Texas Heading to the US Coast

Experts at NOAA are becoming increasingly concerned not just about the debris from Fukushima that is arriving on our shores, but with the non-native bugs, germs and even sea life that is arriving with it. “At first we were only thinking about objects like the floating docks, but now we’re finding that all kinds of […]

Super Typhoon Haiyan 3.5 times more forceful than Hurricane Katrina

ShareThis Super Typhoon Haiyan 3.5 times more forceful than Hurricane Katrina –Major coastal city of Tacloban took brunt of storm with water rising 40 to 50 feet 08 Nov 2013 As dawn broke Saturday in the Philippines, the devastation of Super Typhoon Haiyan was expected to become better known a day after the storm — […]

Nearly 40 People Arrested Outside of Obama’s White House Protesting Guantanamo, Indefinite Detention

Common Dreams Thirty-seven members of Witness Against Torture, a grassroots organization calling for the closure of the US detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, were arrested in front of the White House around three o’clock this afternoon. Dressed in the iconic Guantanamo orange jumpsuits and black hoods and accompanied by a cage representing indefinite detention, […]

Glamour Magazine Features (gasp!) a Real Woman!

It’s the photo that sparked hundreds of letters. Is this photo Lizzie Miller going to change the face of the modeling industry? The picture above of 20-year-old Lizzie Miller graced page 194 of the September 2009 Glamour magazine. Miller is a size 12-14 and heard from agencies that she was too big to be a […]

Debt now equals total U.S. economy

By Stephen Dinan The Washington Times President Obama projects that the gross federal debt will top $15 trillion this year, officially equalling the size of the entire U.S. economy, and will jump to nearly $21 trillion in five years’ time. Amid the other staggering numbers in the budget Mr. Obama sent to Congress on Monday, […]