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here is the link and pic: http://en.rocketnews24.com/2012/09/11/thousands-of-crocodiles-emerge-from-water-in-china-sign-of-imminent-earthquake/
Thousands of crocodiles emerged from water at an ecological park in Nanjing, China, on September 8.
Chinese netizens were quick to believe the strange behavior is a sign of an impending earthquake, but local seismology experts assure the public that there is no possibility of an earthquake in the near future.
According to a park official, currently 5000 artificially bred crocodiles are kept at the [...]
A trauma surgeon at Erie County Medical Center suspected of luring his ex-girlfriend into a hospital stairwell before fatally shooting her multiple times at point-blank range remained at large late Wednesday.
A SWAT team had surrounded Dr. Timothy V. Jorden Jr.’s half-million-dollar Lake View home for nine hours before police completed their search and determined he was not there.
“He is not in the house,” a police source said. “He is somewhere, [...]
And while we’re at it, how about using Google searches to identify pre-crime?
Via: Fast Company:
A new breed of security cameras can supposedly detect terrorism and crime without a human judgment call–and mass transit agencies are shelling out big bucks for the product. San Francisco’s Municipal Transit Authority, which oversees the city’s MUNI trains, has signed a contract with security firm BRS Labs to deploy cameras to 12 subway stations that use algorithms [...]
Themis Trading, a brokerage firm known for its anti-high frequency trading stance, believes two stocks may have experienced mini flash-crashes Thursday, the Wall Street Journal’s Steven Russolillo reports.
At 9:55 a.m. that day, shares of Thermo Fisher Scientific and Pall Corporation plummeted more than $1, only to regain most of that value in a matter of minutes.
Thermo and Pall both declined to comment on the situation, but Themis has posted an open letterto [...]
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During this speech Friday, President Obama asked American to email, call, and tweet GOP Congressional leaders, and ask them to support a bipartisan debt solution.
President Obama brought his debt battle to Twitter and he lost – more than 40,000 Twitter followers.
Obama asked Americans Friday to call, email, and tweet Congressional leaders to “keep the pressure on” lawmakers in hopes of reaching a bipartisan deal to [...]
Growing up, every small town had one derranged mental patient dragging his knuckles about; cruising your main thoroughfare in his parks department truck while ogling females with the tact of a chimpanzee. When he wasn’t collecting cans to fund his pornography habit, he was shotgunning beers with high school kids ten years his junior. The mayor in his own mind. At times exaggeratingly friendly, [...]