Just got back from Walmart the girl at the gun counter informed me there new policy on ammo 1 box per day 3 boxes Max per week. Now in order for them to make sure nobody gets more than 3 boxes per week we must now provide I’d and they write your name and license number down.
So is this legit and only to stop the ammo shortage or do they [...]
One of the Boston Marathon terrorists bought three pounds of explosive powder from the same fireworks company that sold firecrackers to the Times square bomber, it emerged today.
Tamerlan Tsarnaev asked for the ‘biggest and loudest’ pyrotechnics on offer at Phantom Fireworks in New Hampshire two months before his terror attack that killed three and injured more than 280.
It is believed the powder may have been packed into one of two [...]
Farmer Liu Qiyuan has built seven pods consisting of a fibreglass shell around a steel frame
He hopes they will be adopted by government departments and international organisations for use in the event of tsunamis and earthquake
The airtight spheres contain oxygen tanks and seatbelts with space for around 14 people, and remain upright when in water
With just ten days to go before the Mayan apocalypse supposedly spells the end of the [...]
Thousands fled when two villages were evacuated following a series of huge explosions near a military testing ground some 40 kilometers from the city of Orenburg in Central Russia.
Witnesses recorded video of a massive plume of smoke rising into the air shortly after the explosions. Local residents said that the blasts were powerful enough to cause windows to shake dozens of kilometers away from the epicenter.
Initial reports suggested that a [...]
Another bomb RTRS – TURKISH MILITARY RETURNS FIRE AFTER MORTAR BOMB FROM SYRIA LANDS IN FARMLAND IN TURKEY’S HATAY PROVINCE – STATE NEWS
Turkey is reinforcing its position in the Mediterranean Sea following the escalation in tension along its border with Syria.
A number of warships and submarines have been sent to bases in the Mediterranean from the northwestern province of Gölcük where the main base of the Naval Forces is located. [...]
Hey, Obama is dropping in the polls and he just lost the debate.
Everyone said an October Surprise was coming so he can launch a war and clinch the election.
Well, here it is.
Turkey about to declare war on Syria and US about to attack Libya
Buckle up and stay tuned.
Syrian Rebels Bomb Turkey and Blame Syrian Army -
US prepares to strike Libyan militia suspected in Benghazi attack
Turkey continues artillery shelling, govt [...]
Iran is intensifying its support for the regime of Bashar al-Assad by sending 150 senior Revolutionary Guards commanders to Syria to help repel opposition attempts to overthrow the government.
Western intelligence officials say that Iran’s president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has personally sanctioned the dispatch of the experienced officers to ensure that the Assad regime, Iran’s most important regional ally, survives the threat to its survival.
In addition, Iran has shipped hundreds of tons [...]
Syrian forces are using heavy artillery and air attacks on rebels as fighting continues in Damascus and the second city of Aleppo, activists say.
At least 41 people are reported dead in an artillery and helicopter bombardment of Damascus neighbourhoods over the last 24 hours, activists said.
Shells also hit rebel-held areas of Aleppo, they said.
Rights group Amnesty International warns that “civilians are enduring a horrific level of violence” there.
A battle [...]
…the US has produced approximately 600 micro nukes, some of them smaller than a soccer ball, with the capability as low as a single ton of TNT dialable up to 40 tons of TNT. There is evidence that those weapons have been used in Iraq and Afghanistan. Studies have found uranium 235 to be in the bodies of the population there.”
The United States’ use of powerful genetic weapons such as [...]
From Complex Art & Design:
This infographic breaks down the cost of being Batman.
From his custom costumes to his collection of tricked out vehicles and gadgets, Batman shells out hundreds of millions of dollars to protect the citizens of Gotham.
Continue below for an approximate estimate on how much Batman spends annually…
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From spearheads to shells, this Government-issue 1947 “Know Your Money” clip explains that “none of these met all the requirements of good money”. From such trying historical experience, Gold and Silver emerged as the most durable, most convenient, and most satisfactory money. Luckily, governments took over the management of good money and saved us all the bother of worrying about credibility…
As the already unthinkable pace of slaughter in Syria accelerates further, Western military sources warned Saturday, July 14, that not only Israel, but additional strategic targets in Middle East lands deemed enemies by Bashar Assad should prepare for him to launch surface-to-surface missile attacks. The assaults would start out with conventional warheads, but as the regime continued to be hammered, the beleaguered ruler might well arm the next round of missiles [...]
Lobster was once synonymous with living large, but thanks to an abundance of the soft-shell version of the crustaceans in recent months, it’s not just a meal for special occasions anymore.
An excess supply in Maine of smaller soft-shell lobsters has driven prices to under $4 a pound, the Associated Press reported this week, making the luscious sea creature cheaper than the per pound price of deli meat in some cases.
Now that’s [...]
The U.S. has made no secret that it’s pulling its focus from the Middle East and directing military attention to the Pacific, and now China is pushing back.
The Economic Times reports China is increasing its conventional missile capability to carry out multiple launches, the one tactic that could overwhelm a Navy ship’s defenses and cripple its abilities.
Tan Weihong, Commander of China’s Second Artillery Force says, “Conventional missiles are a trump card in modern [...]
Illness has baffled experts from the World Health Organisation
A mystery disease is turning an increasing number of children in east Africa into zombies.
The condition, known by locals as the ‘nodding disease’, drastically alters children’s personalities by making them withdrawn and confused.
One of the first symptoms of the illness, affecting children in northern Uganda, Sudan and Tanzania, is that children appear to be falling asleep – their eyes close and head [...]
Those wondering what caused the accelerated reacquaintance of the EURUSD with gravity on its way to what UBS has just dubbed the “beginning of the end” (report to be published shortly), need look no further than the ECB where the ECB had its first failed sterilization since the expansion to monetize Italian and Spanish bonds was launched in August. As noted yesterday, the ECB had to sterilize €203.5 billion [...]
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office (Credit: CBS)
CHICAGO (CBS) — The Cook County Morgue is once again double-stacking bodies on trays in its cooler.
As WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller reports, at least 30 trays are being stacked on the cooler at the county Medical Examiner’s Office, 2121 W. Harrison St.
LISTEN: WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller reports
“We should’ve had a burial in September but we didn’t,” said county Medical Examiner Dr. [...]
From the Telegraph:
“There were lots of clashes in the town this morning. Lots of gunshots. The Tunisian military clashed with Gaddafi’s forces … Some of Gaddafi’s people were killed,” said Reuters photographer Zoubeir Souissi from the town.
“There are a lot of Gaddafi’s people who were injured. They are in the hospital in Dehiba,” he said.
Two residents also told Reuters that shells had fallen on the town [...]
William Buckler, with his Privateer report, once again establishes that in the pantheon of newsletters, he and Kiril Sokoloff are untouchable at the very top. In his latest piece, Buckler deconstructs geopolitics, finance, economics and explains the plutocrats’ behavioral modeling in a way fre else seem capable of doing.
WHAT ARE WE TO WATCH FOR?
Is it not ironic that after nearly two years of international discussions, [...]
You could of backstopped the deposits and said to hell with the banks… and their bond holders who did not assess risk properly. These “shells” that are the firms need not exist, only their function. If the bond holders were crushed it would of sucked but guess what… the future we’d have a far more stable system as bond holders would actually care and manage their investments rather than bowing [...]