SEVERAL blond residents of a southern Swedish town were left with green hair after an unusual reaction between the water supply and the shower system of a number of new homes. Authorities began investigating when a number of inhabitants of Anderslov complained that their hair suddenly turned green, Swedish newspaper Skanskan reported.
They tested the water supply in several homes to see if there was a high level of copper – [...]
Three men in their twenties, described as French-Moroccan Muslims, are being questioned by the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force and by officials of the Department of Homeland Security after they were arrested inside the 120 year old Bexar County Courthouse in downtown San Antonio shortly before 2 this morning, 1200 WOAI news reports.
Officials say two of the men crawled through a window to get into the 120 year old Courthouse, [...]
IMF’s Resources May Not Be Enough If Global Economy Worsens, Lagarde Says
“The International Monetary Fund’s $384 billion lending chest may not be enough to meet all loan requests if the global economy worsens, Managing Director Christine Lagarde said.
“The fund’s credibility, and hence effectiveness, rests on its perceived capacity to cope with worst-case scenarios,” Lagarde said in an “action plan” distributed to the IMF steering committee today. [...]
Mr Cheng said China is entering a “very tough period” as growth runs into the inflation buffers, threatening the sort of incipient stagflation seen in the West in the 1970s and leaving the central bank with an unpleasant choice.
Cheng Siwei, head of Beijing’s International Finance Forum and a former deputy speaker of the People’s Congress, said interest rate rises and credit curbs [...]
RIVERSIDE — Water agency officials hope that rewards offered Friday will flush out whoever stole more than 60 fire hydrants, manhole covers and other pieces of utility equipment throughout Riverside County.
The Eastern and Western municipal water districts are each offering $500 for tips that lead to the arrest and conviction of the thieves, whose actions are not only costing the [...]
IMPORTANT PDF: http://econtent.unm.edu/cgi-bin/showfile.exe?CISOROOT=/nuceng&CISOPTR=33&filename=51.pdf
Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fukushima_I_Nuclear_Power_Plant
Daiichi Reactor Design http://www.anengineerindc.com/2011/03/daiichi-reactor-design.html
Fukushima Daiichi 1 http://nirs.org/reactorwatch/accidents/Fukushimafactsheet.pdf
Reactor / Design / Size / Commercial / Date of Operation
Fukushima I-1 General Electric Mark I BWR 439MW March 1971
Fukushima I –2 General Electric Mark I BWR 760 MW July 1974
Fukushima I – 3 General Electric Mark I BWR 760 MW March 1976 – PLUTONIUM
Fukushima I – 4 General Electric Mark I BWR [...]