Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Event Update For 2017-03-28

The seas, lakes and oceans are now pluming deadly hydrogen sulfide and suffocating methane. Hydrogen sulfide is a highly toxic water-soluble heavier-than-air gas and will accumulate in low-lying areas. Methane is slightly more buoyant than normal air and so will be all around, but will tend to contaminate our atmosphere from the top down. These gases are sickening and killing oxygen-using life all around the world, including human life, as our atmosphere is increasingly poisoned. Because both gases are highly flammable and because our entire civilization is built around fire and flammable fuels, this is leading to more fires and explosions. This is an extinction level event and will likely decimate both the biosphere and human population and it is debatable whether humankind can survive this event.

A. More fires and more explosions, especially along the coasts, but everywhere generally.
B. Many more animal die-offs, of all kinds, and especially oceanic species.
C. More multiples of people will be found dead in their homes, as if they'd dropped dead.
D. More corpses found in low-lying areas, all over the world.
E. More unusual vehicular accidents.
F. Improved unemployment numbers as people die off.

Category: Fires And Explosions

2017-03-28 - Forklift explodes and burns man inside shipping container in Travelers Rest (South Carolina), 1 injured:

2017-03-28 - Subway track fire breaks out before 5:45 AM in coastal Manhattan (New York):

2017-03-28 - Samsung store erupts in flames in coastal Singapore, 1 day before release of Galaxy S8 smartphone:

2017-03-28 - Volvo battery laboratory damaged by fire in coastal Gothenburg (Sweden):;-production-unaffected

Quote: "This is the second fire at Volvo's Gothenburg factory in less than two months. In early February, another building, housing a test facility, caught fire."

2017-03-28 - Transformer bursts into flame at 5:25 AM on Burritt Street in Southington (Connecticut):

2017-03-28 - Transformer bursts into flame at brewery in Milton (Australia), near the Brisbane River:

2017-03-28 - Schiphol Tunnel hit by fire near coastal Amsterdam (Netherlands):

2017-03-28 - More than 420 tons of hay go up in flames before midnight in Sacramento (California):

Quote: "There were no injuries reported due to the fire, but the blaze was strong enough to be detected by the National Weather Service's GOES-16 satellite."

Quote: "More than 420 tons (381 metric tons) of hay caught on fire before midnight Monday at a ranch in Fresno County, said Capt. Jeremiah Wittwer of the Fresno County Fire Protection District. The hay is continuing to burn."

2017-03-28 - Furniture store destroyed by massive fire in the wee hours in Bessemer (Alabama):

2017-03-28 - Home destroyed by explosion at 11:45 PM in Kettering (Ohio), 3 injured:

Note: This is the 105th residential explosion in 2017...

2017-03-28 - Fishing ship goes up in flames near coastal Dubai (UAE), 3 aboard rescued, all have problems breathing, one goes into cardiac arrest:

Quote: "Three people were rescued off the coast of Dubai after a fire broke out on their vessel. A Dubai Police helicopter rescue team was sent in response to a mayday call from the freighter on Tuesday night."

Quote: "All three men on board had trouble breathing after the ship lost power at sea..."

Quote: "He said one of the crew went into cardiac arrest."

2017-03-28 - Boat bursts into flame on Castle Street in coastal Riverton (New Zealand), 2 lightly injured:

Quote: "Two men received burns after working on a boat on Castle St, Riverton on Tuesday night. Emergency services were called about 10.20pm. A spokesperson said two men had minor burns as a result of the fire."

2017-03-28 - Boat bursts into flame while dry docked at boat yard on Main Gate Road on the River Medway in Chatham (Britain):

Note: These are the 230th, 231st and 232nd boats/ships to burn/explode in 2017...

2017-03-28 - Passenger bus bursts into flame before 8 AM on the A367 Wellsway in Bath (Britain):

Quote: "The Bath bus that burst into flames during rush hour on Tuesday morning had only 'just passed its MOT'."

Note: This is the 257th bus to burn in 2017...

2017-03-28 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame on I-40 near Maumelle (Arkansas):

2017-03-28 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame on Russell Mt Gilead Road in Meridian (Mississippi):

2017-03-28 - Tractor, skid loader, hay and barn destroyed by fire at 11:15 PM near Huntsville (Ohio), 10 cows and a horse killed:

Quote: "A tractor, a skid loader, various tools, and round bales of hay were destroyed."

2017-03-28 - In separate incidents, tractor trailer bursts into flame, and garbage bursts into flame in garbage truck, in Woodstock (Canada):

Quote: "Woodstock fire crews kept busy on Tuesday. Just after 11:30 Tuesday crews responded to a garbage truck on fire on the Watson Settlement Road. Fire Chief Ricky Nicholson says on arrival members reported the garbage in the truck had ignited.  The load was dumped and the fire extinguished. Crews were called out again just after 8:30 last night to a report of a tractor trailer fire on Everett Street."

2017-03-28 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame on the Hume Freeway near Tallarook (Australia):

2017-03-28 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame on the Landsborough Highway near Longreach (Australia):

2017-03-28 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame shortly before 6 AM on the M6 near Keele (Britain):

Note: These are the 531st, 532nd, 533rd, 534th, 535th, 536th and 537th tractors/tankers/semis to burn/explode in 2017...

2017-03-28 - RV bursts into flame on I-95 in coastal Titusville (Florida):

2017-03-28 - RV bursts into flame in Beeford (Britain), near the coast:

Quote: "Beeford. Tue 28 Mar 2017 20:10 (No:06520) Touring caravan on fire. Caravan 100% fire and heat damaged. 2 BA and 2 hose reels in use."

Note: Also see the car then went up in flames about 50 miles south of here on this day in Beesby, also near the coast...

2017-03-28 - RV bursts into flame at gas station on Kettering Terrace in coastal Portsmouth (Britain):

Note: These are the 102nd, 103rd and 104th RVs to burn/explode in 2017...

2017-03-28 - Camper-van bursts into flame on Redland Street in coastal Newport (Britain):

2017-03-28 - Van bursts into flame on Collins Avenue in coastal Sunny Isles Beach (Florida):

2017-03-28 - Van bursts into flame before 7 AM while parked on Yate Road in Iron Acton (Britain):

2017-03-28 - Van bursts into flame on the A534 near Holt in Wrexham (Britain):

2017-03-28 - SUV bursts into flame while parked in parking lot at Big Y in Plainfield (Connecticut):

2017-03-28 - SUV bursts into flame while parked at apartments in Athlone (Ireland), near Lough Ree:

2017-03-28 - Pickup truck bursts into flame while parked at home in coastal Huntington Beach (California):

2017-03-28 - Car bursts into flame at 1:30 AM at store, fire damages business too, in North Fork (California):

2017-03-28 - Car bursts into flame at Capitol Avenue and Wood Avenue in coastal Bridgeport (Connecticut):

Note: Two cars went up in flames separately in Bridgeport the day prior too, mentioned in the 2017-03-27 update...

2017-03-28 - Car bursts into flame on Route 66 in Vienna (Virginia):

2017-03-28 - Car bursts into flame on Highway 63 in Columbia (Missouri):

2017-03-28 - Car bursts into flame on Llanfair Road in coastal Abergele (Britain):

2017-03-28 - Car bursts into flame on Liversage Street in Derby (Britain):

2017-03-28 - Car bursts into flame on Barton Street in Beesby (Britain), near the coast:

Quote: "A18, Barton Street, Beesby. Tue 28 Mar 2017 22:26 (No:06532) Car fire. 1 BA and 1 hose reel in use. Thermal Image Camera in use to check surrounding area."

2017-03-28 - Car bursts into flame on Torksey Drive in coastal Grimsby (Britain):

Quote: "Torksey Drive, Grimsby. Tue 28 Mar 2017 19:48 (No:06512) Car fire. 1 BA and 1 hose reel in use."

2017-03-28 - Car bursts into flame at 3:23 AM on Walton Street in coastal Hull (Britain):

Quote: "Walton Street, Hull. Tue 28 Mar 2017 03:23 (No:06457) Car fire. 1 BA and 1 hose reel in use."

2017-03-28 - Vehicle bursts into flame on the M3 near Fleet (Britain):

2017-03-28 - Vehicle bursts into flame on Park Lake Road in coastal Poole (Britain):

2017-03-28 - Two cars and carport destroyed by fire in the wee hours at home in Phoenix (Arizona):

2017-03-28 - Barn destroyed by fire near Spirit Lake (Iowa):

2017-03-28 - Barn destroyed by fire just before 6 AM in Ossipee (New Hampshire), some animals killed:

2017-03-28 - Barn damaged by fire in Bedford County (Virginia):

2017-03-28 - Brush fire threatens homes near Creekmoor Lane in coastal Seabrook (South Carolina), second brush fire in a week:

2017-03-28 - Brush fire burns hundreds of acres, closes State Road 528, in Orange County (Florida):

2017-03-28 - Cooling tower bursts into flame on roof of market in coastal Manhattan (New York):

2017-03-28 - Restaurant and bar heavily damaged by fire just before 7 AM in Millstadt (Illinois), nobody there:

2017-03-28 - Bank heavily damaged by fire in Billings (Montana):

2017-03-28 - Three FEMA trailers go up in flames just after 4 AM in coastal Corpus, Christi (Texas), nobody there:

2017-03-28 - Garage destroyed by fire at 11:20 PM at home on Westcove Drive in Portage (Michigan):

2017-03-28 - Home damaged by basement fire at 3:34 AM in Beaver Dam (Wisconsin), cat killed:

2017-03-28 - Home heavily damaged by fire in coastal Fort Lauderdale (Florida):

2017-03-28 - Home under renovation heavily damaged by fire at 7:30 AM in Midland County (Michigan), nobody there:

2017-03-28 - Home destroyed by fire in the wee hours near Holly Springs Road in Apex (North Carolina), 2 dogs killed:

2017-03-28 - Home destroyed by fire in Wells (Maine), 4 miles from the coast, pets killed, nobody there:

2017-03-28 - Home destroyed by fire just before 6 AM in Myrtle Creek (Oregon), 3 injured:

2017-03-28 - Five row homes go up in flames in Ranshaw (Pennsylvania):

2017-03-28 - Duplex damaged by fire just before 1 AM in Sioux City (Iowa):

2017-03-28 - Multi-family home damaged by fire in Seekonk (Massachusetts), near the coast:

2017-03-28 - Multi-family beach home destroyed by fire in coastal Wildwood Crest (New Jersey):

2017-03-28 - Four-plex home heavily damaged by fire at 11:45 PM in Lee's Summit (Missouri):

2017-03-28 - Apartment building under construction damaged by fire in Wembley area in coastal London (Britain):

2017-03-28 - Apartment building heavily damaged by dumpster fire at 3:30 AM in Kansas City (Missouri):

Quote: "Fire officials believe the fire started in a dumpster outside the apartment complex."

2017-03-28 - Apartment building heavily damaged by fire in Chili (New York):

2017-03-28 - Deadly fire burns home in Vancouver (Washington), 1 killed:

2017-03-28 - Deadly fire destroys home, barn and another building before 2:30 AM in Aulander (North Carolina), 2 killed:

2017-03-28 - Deadly fire rips through strip mall just before 6 AM in coastal Los Angeles (California), 2 killed:

2017-03-28 - Vacant home burns in Rockford (Illinois), near the Rock River:

2017-03-28 - Vacant home burns just after midnight in Elmwood, Winnipeg (Canada):

2017-03-28 - Vacant home destroyed by fire at 12:25 AM in Rockland (Massachusetts):

Quote: "A two-alarm fire tore through a vacant Rockland home early Tuesday morning, less than a week after firefighters put out a 7-alarm fire that gutted an abandoned warehouse a half-mile away."

2017-03-28 - Vacant home destroyed by fire at 11:30 PM in Austin (Texas):

2017-03-28 - Vacant commercial building burns just before 6 AM in Shreveport (Louisiana):

2017-03-28 - Whale washes ashore dead at beach in coastal Cape Town (South Africa):

2017-03-28 - At least 70 turtles found dead in lagoon in Managua (Nicaragua):

2017-03-28 - Massive number of fish die in fish farm in Hengxian (China):

2017-03-28 - Thousands of fish found dead in reservoir in Chiclayo (Peru):

2017-03-28 - Baby girl suddenly dies at daycare in Hemet (California):

2017-03-28 - Man, 69, has 'medical issue' and drops dead on bike path in coastal Plymouth (Massachusetts):

Quote: "A local man died Tuesday after collapsing on the bike path in North Plymouth. Capt. John Rogers said police are investigating the 69-year-old man's death, but initial indications suggest he may have suffered a medical issue."

2017-03-28 - Man, 54, slumps over dead in pickup truck on West Bayshore Boulevard in coastalish Jacksonville (North Carolina):

Note: Here's a Google Maps link of the area...

2017-03-28 - Person slumps over dead in vehicle near high school in Thousand Oaks (California):

2017-03-28 - Man, 63, found dead on Pacific Avenue near Water Street in Santa Cruz (California), near the San Lorenzo River:

Note: Here's a Google Maps link of the area...

2017-03-28 - Man found dead in Whetstone Brook in Brattleboro (Vermont):,502708

2017-03-28 - Man, 46, found dead in Randy Poynter Lake (Georgia):

2017-03-28 - Man, 57, found dead in grain trailer in Belmond (Iowa):

2017-03-28 - Man, 28, found dead near his home in Theresa (New York):

2017-03-28 - Woman, 62, drops dead in home in Nicholasville (Kentucky):

2017-03-28 - Man, 61, drops dead at playground in coastal Singapore:

2017-03-28 - Man found dead in lake at Seremban Lake Garden in Seremban (Malaysia):

2017-03-28 - Young man found dead in swimming pool at hotel in Lokoja (Nigeria):

2017-03-28 - College student, man, 21, found dead near train station in Surbiton (Britain), near the River Thames:

2017-03-28 - Woman, around 50, found dead in Waterloo Lake in Roundhay Park in Leeds (Britain):

2017-03-28 - Man, 76, has 'medical event', car crashes, goes airborne, lands on other cars, in coastal Amityville (New York), 9 injured:

Quote: "Police say a 76-year-old man driving a Lexus sedan suffered a medical event and sped up to a red light on Route 110."

2017-03-28 - Driver has 'medical emergency', car crashes and overturns, in Scranton (Pennsylvania):

Quote: "A medical condition might have led to a crash in Scranton. It happened just after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday along Pittston Avenue. Emergency responders believe the driver may have suffered a medical emergency causing the vehicle to wreck here in Scranton."

2017-03-28 - Passenger plane veers off runway after landing, landing gear collapses, plane bursts into flame, in Jauja (Peru):

Quote: "A Peruvian Airlines Boeing 737-300, registration OB-2036-P performing flight P9-112 from Lima to Jauja (Peru) with 141 people on board, landed on Jauja's runway 31 at about 16:40L (21:40Z) but veered off the runway, suffered the collapse of all gear and burst into flames coming to a stop after skidding on fire for some distance. The aircraft was evacuated. There were no injuries, the aircraft received substantial damage beyond repair."

Note: *ding* 'This is your captain. We hope you enjoyed your flight and please accept a complimentary pair of clean underwear as you flee screaming in terror out the door.'

2017-03-28 - North Carolina Air National Guard C-130 plane makes emergency landing at airport in Charlotte (North Carolina):

2017-03-28 - Small plane crashes shortly after 6:14 AM takeoff near airport in Aberdeen (Mississippi), 2 killed:

2017-03-28 - Small plane crashes near Dadeville (Alabama), 1 killed, 1 injured:

2017-03-28 - Small plane crashes into the ocean near coastal Cedar Key (Florida), engine failure:

Quote: "Small planes have been making big headlines over the past few months. Weeks after a crash six miles from Cedar Key claimed three lives, another small craft hit the water about 3 p.m."
Quote: "Police say 64-year-old pilot Nicholas Masters and 57-year-old passenger Shirley Butler were coming in from their home in Ocala when they overshot the runway. When he tried to circle around for another landing, his engine stalled above the water."

2017-03-28 - School bus crashes into fence near school in San Tan Valley (Arizona), 1 killed:

Quote: "The Sheriff's Office said investigators were not sure what caused the crash or whether there was a medical issue involved."

2017-03-28 - Tanker truck overturns on Route 49 in Voluntown (Connecticut):

2017-03-28 - Tanker truck overturns, bursts into flame, near coastal Lagos (Nigeria), 4 killed:

2017-03-28 - Four tractor trailers crash before 6 AM on I-95 in Halifax County (North Carolina):

Quote: "One of the truck drivers at the scene told ABC11 that he heard a loud boom before the truck began to swerve. He said he tried to straighten it out, but the truck ended up sliding off the road."

2017-03-28 - Tractor trailer crashes off the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge near Baton Rouge (Louisiana):

2017-03-28 - Tractor trailer crashes through median and overturns at 2 AM, on US 30 in Mansfield (Ohio):

2017-03-28 - Tractor trailer overturns at 12:45 AM on I-24 in Nashville (Tennessee), 1 injured:

2017-03-28 - Tractor trailer overturns on Maryland 140 in Carroll County (Maryland):

2017-03-29 - RV overturns on I-10 near Willcox (Arizona):

Quote: "DPS has preliminary information that the man may have had a medical problem while driving, Mehr said."

2017-03-28 - Van crashes into tractor trailer, bursts into flame, in Stevens County (Kansas), 1 killed:

2017-03-28 - Van veers off road, plunges into sewage, in coastal Beaufort (Malaysia), 1 killed, 1 injured:

2017-03-28 - Minivan and tractor trailer crash at 3:30 AM, in Woodstock (Illinois), 2 injured:

2017-03-28 - Car and semi collide head-on at 3:40 AM, in Mangatawhiri (New Zealand), 1 killed:

2017-03-28 - Car crashes into ditch, bursts into flame, man doesn't remember, near coastal Fort Myers (Florida), 1 injured:

Quote: "While the victim was alert and talking, he didn’t seem to know what happened, Duncan said."

2017-03-28 - Huge python eats 25-year-old man on the island of Sulawesi (Indonesia):

Quote: "Reports of humans being killed by pythons are extremely rare. In the wild they are known to eat monkeys, pigs and other mammals."

2017-03-28 - Man's dog attacks and kills him in coastal London (Britain):

2017-03-28 - Sinkhole opens on street in Bath Township (Michigan):

2017-03-28 - Man, 51, has 'medical condition' and goes into cardiac arrest at police station in Manchester (New Hampshire), resuscitated:

Quote: "Several police officers in Manchester, New Hampshire, came to the aid of a man who suffered an unknown medical condition while sitting in the police headquarters' front lobby."

2017-03-28 - Volcano Etna continues spewing lava in Italy:

2017-03-28 - Underwater volcano erupts in the Tyrrhenian Sea off Montecristo (Italy) in mysterious explosions releasing water, mud, gas and debris:

Quote: "The chemical analysis of sea water showed a significant increase in the concentration of methane in the water."

2017-03-28 - Record low sea ice maximum a lock as Arctic continues trend of ridiculous warmth:

2017-03-28 - Severe heatwave bakes parts of India:

Quote: "In a scary preview to how tortuous the 2017 summer threatens to be, the mercury breached the 43-degree mark in at least four towns and cities. In most cities across Gujarat, the temperature touched 43 degrees. Deesa in Banaskantha was record-breaking hot at 43.4 degrees."

2017-03-28 - Lightning strike kills couple in Mindanao (Philippine Islands):

2017-03-28 - Cyclone Debbie roars into Queensland (Australia), flings boats onto land:

Quote: "Cyclone Debbie, which slammed into the coast of Queensland state on Tuesday with winds up to 260 kilometers (160 miles) an hour, weakened quickly as it moved inland and was downgraded to a tropical low by Wednesday morning."

Quote: "Residents of Australia's cyclone-battered tropical northeast emerged from their homes on Wednesday to find roofs lying in their yards, boats flung onto rocks and roads blocked by tangles of fallen trees and power lines, as emergency officials tried to reach communities cut off by the powerful storm."

Quote: "Proserpine was one of the worst-hit areas, along with the resort town of Airlie Beach and the town of Bowen. There was also serious damage to resorts on the idyllic Whitsunday Islands, a popular tourist destination, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said. Around 200 people vacationing on Daydream Island were awaiting evacuation, and water supplies were running low."

Quote: "At the port of Shute Harbour, 10 kilometers (6 miles) east of Airlie Beach, the storm tossed around 30 vessels onto the rocks, Whitsundays Regional Council Mayor Andrew Willcox said."

2017-03-28 - Powerful storm hits Los Angeles County (California), power outages ensue:

2017-03-28 - 'Library of the Apocalypse', doomsday storage vault for information, opens in Svalbard (Norway):

Quote: "A second 'Doomsday Vault' has just opened in the frozen Arctic wastes of Svalbard in Norway. The huge storage facility is designed to hold vast amounts of data using a newly devised long-lasting storage method."

Note: I hope the cockroach people or rat people or whatever replaces us will find it helpful!

2017-03-28 - Norway plans world's first large-scale tunnel for ships:

Quote: "There are no outlying islands protecting the peninsula from rough seas, meaning Stad is one of the most dangerous stretches of Norwegian coast. There have been dozens of deaths in the area and proposals for a tunnel first appeared in 1874 in the Nordre Bergenhus Amtstidende newspaper. 'The aim of this project is to allow ships to navigate more safely through Stad,' the coastal agency stated. 'If the project is realised, the Stad Ship Tunnel would be the world’s first full-scale ship tunnel of this size.'"

2017-03-28 - 2000+ horsepower Ford GT obliterates the standing mile world record, crosses line at 293.6 MPH:


  1. Sprinkling the humor throughout today's report - nice touch, made me laugh.

    Samsung will have trouble selling their stuff if their STORES go up in flames. Geez - at least get people to purchase these electronic firebombs first!

    Notice - it's not just Samsung, now - Volvo also seems to be having trouble with batteries and electronics going up in flames.

    Boats and buses are about tied at ~ 250 destroyed in the first 3 months of 2017, while the tractor trailer count is over twice that! As usual, too many cars, pick-ups and SUVs to count - especially in Britain.

    420 TONS of hay would make quite a sight! I really hate it when pets and wildlife die because they're contained by humans. At least I have a dog door that my Weimaraner can escape through if this place burns.

    The RV in Beeford item, did you mean to highlight 'the' or 'coast' (or both)?

    Heh, FEMA trailers - not bad enough that they're made with formaldehyde-soaked walls - now they burst into flame too!
    Enjoy your stay.

    Lastly (to keep it somewhat short), it's amazing that a cooling tower - usually full of circulating water, like car washes - can burn up.

    Let's see what's happening so far today.

    Bill to audit the FED passes House Committee, and could become law

    [So how would that end? Congress: "Hey you don't have enough money!" FED: "We're printing it up now!"]

    US scientists launch world's biggest solar geoengineering study

    [SOTT fails to see the dichotomy of the need for solar-geoengineering during their new mini-Ice Age]

    Monster El NiƱo forming - Will it be more devastating than the last one?

    [once again - why is the ocean so WARM, SOTT, if we're in a mini-Ice Age? They claim the origin as volcanic. For all that water? Maybe a little, but most is from solar heating.]

    More than 24,000 chemicals found in bottled water

    [drink up!]

    Thursday, 30 March 2017
    Cyclone Debbie brings torrental rain

    Tail of Cyclone Debbie brings torrential rain to Queensland

    Trump may favour geoengineering

    Donald Trump may back dangerous 'wall in the sky' plan to fight climate change, warns watchdog

    [Bet they make things worse]

    CO2 levels have reached 409.56 ppm

    Record CO2 levels measured

    Broken America

    Is this the beginning of the end for the United States of America?  It has been said that a house divided against itself will surely fall, and today we live in a shattered union.  In all my years, I have never seen so much strife, discord, bitterness and resentment in this country.  Everyone can see what is happening, but nobody can seem to stop it.  Politically, you have got tens of millions of people trying to pull America one way, and you have got tens of millions of people trying to pull it the exact opposite way.  As I discussed in a previous article, the term “civil war” is now being thrown around by some pundits even though nobody has started shooting yet.  We are a deeply divided and broken nation, and if we don’t find a way to fix things America will not survive. [more; uhm, it's not going to survive anyway]

    Trump’s Attack on Clean Power Threatens Livable Climate, Public Health, and Hundreds of Thousands of Energy Jobs


  2. Shallow 5.7M earthquake hits the Gulf of California

    People as far away as Glendale, California reported feeling the effects of the quake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's data. [more]

    Biologists scrambling to find out why birds are dying along Florida coast

    Local birds are dying and biologists are scrambling to find out why. The deaths are being reported up and down the coastline.

    Experts are asking for the community's help in letting them know if they see something suspicious. [call 'em, Jonny - they even provide the number!]

    Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said something mysterious in the ocean is making locals seabirds sick. [effing DUH!!]

    Humpback whale discovered dead on Anderson Island, Washington

    [maybe it has something to do with this, eh?]
    Fukushima Update: 50,000 trillion Becquerel’s of radiation leaked: 300 tons of radioactive water leaking daily into the Pacific no known technologie to fix it

    [pffft - and they're worried about solar geo-engineering ...]

    Confirmed Volcanic Eruptions Stable This Century Averaging Around 40 Per Year

    11 departments hit by heavy rain, floods and landslides in Colombia

    Overall, 55 municipalities have reported a total of 60 emergencies which have affected 1,396 families and left 12 people dead. The emergencies mostly include floods, heavy rain and landslides, but also thunderstorms and wind damage. Around 22 homes have been destroyed and another 565 have been affected by flooding. [more]

    More than 200 000 lost power in Texas, severe weather continues

    Powerful thunderstorms and tornadoes left behind serious damage across North Texas on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 28 and 29, 2017 and caused power outages to more than 200 000 people. NWS SPC warns there is an enhanced risk of severe thunderstorms Thursday from southern parts of Illinois and Indiana, southeast Ohio south across the Tennessee Valley to central Mississippi.

    On this sad day, three storm chasers were killed in a two-car accident near Spur, Texas. On Wednesday, two brothers, aged 11 and 12, died after they were electrocuted by downed power lines in a heavily wooded area in East Forth Worth. [more]

    More than a dozen reported tornadoes touch down in Texas

    [video news story]

    Biggest evacuation seen in Australia since 1974: No power for 40,000: Torrential rain flooded streets and wind smashed windows Cyclone Debbie update


  3. Green comet flyby on April 1st

    [no fooling]

    Green comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak is flying over Earth's North Pole this week where sky watchers can find it all night long not far from the bowl of the Big Dipper. At closest approach on April 1st it will be just 21 million km from Earth--an easy target for backyard telescopes and almost visible to the naked eye. [more]

    Two killed by lightning strikes in Tamil Nadu, India

    Two persons, including a college student, were struck dead by lightning in separate incidents in the district on Wednesday night. [more]

    Kangaroo attacks the car of tailgating driver in Lake Bathurst, Australia

    [See! Even wildlife doesn't like it! Back the fuck off!]

    A driver on a rural Australian road at night ended up having their car whacked by a road raging kangaroo that didn't take kindly to being tailgated.

    The 'roo strikes up an intimidating pose before unleashing a brief flurry of punches on the car. The driver attempts to get around the animal, but it follows and continues to punch the car. [more]

    Sharknado? Bull shark washes up in aftermath of Cyclone Debbie in Ayr, Australia

    Everyone Gets What They Deserve

    The dominant delusion since Trump got elected is that the eight year business cycle which started under Obama has now been magically extended for another four to eight years under Trump.

    Some perspective is in order. Despite three interest rate increases, the U.S. Fed Funds rate is still lower than it was at any point during the Bush Housing bubble. Which means that instead of 1.5 years of over-borrowing at 1%, we've now had eight years of over-borrowing at below 1%

    "Subprime auto-loan default rates match those seen just before the 2007-2009 recession."

    Concerns were elevated in part by the latest reading for the National Automobile Dealers Association used-vehicle price index, down 8% year over year through February

    Credit-rating firms and market participants have been scrambling to explain subprime default rates for recent vintages (loans made in 2015, 2016) that have now reached levels consistent with those originated just before the 2007-09 recession 

    Subprime is now twice as big as it was in 2007

    To recap, bank stocks are collapsing because the bond market (yield curve) doesn't believe the Fed's bullshit. However, the Fed is too busy tanking the economy to listen [more]

    Today marks the 70th anniversary of the greatest Hekla eruption known to man, which lasted 13 months and scientists say she is ready to blow again!

    More pressure is in the magma chambers underneath the mountain than before the last two eruptions in 1991 and 2000.

    Today marks the 70th anniversary of the greatest Hekla eruption known to man, which lasted 13 months.

    There have been five eruptions in Mount Hekla since 1970. [more]


  4. I waited to post this one. It's completely heart-wrenching and can really screw one's worldview, if you haven't been down this road already.
    Still. It's not easy to take when you have a heart and/or care.

    Ah. Ya know what? I'm not going to bother. It's hard enough already.

    Have a good night.


  5. Ok, now that everyone's asleep:

    [this is totally lifted from ulvfugl's blog: mons angelorum]

    61 Pages of Stories of the Death Of The Pacific

    This List Compiled by Kelly Ann Thomas

    61 pages describing news aggregation on the death of the largest ocean on earth

    Picture of poor little seal, crawling the streets of a city, with pneumonia, because there is no food in the ocean.