Saturday, December 2, 2017

Event Update For 2017-12-01

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: Variety Pack

2017-12-01 - Unknown odor hits hotel at 2 AM near airport in Morrisville (North Carolina):

2017-12-01 - Canals spewing foul odor in Phoenix (Arizona):

Quote: "Phoenix residents are upset over a foul stench coming from Valley canals. Alyssa Shevlin lives along the canal near 7th Avenue and Camelback Road, and said there was an all-out foul stench coming from the water on Thanksgiving Day."

2017-12-01 - Whitley Reservoir emitting foul smell in Wigan (Britain):

Quote: "Political activists are calling for action after residents complained of a disgusting smell coming from the water at a little-known beauty spot. Whitley Reservoir, which is something of a hidden gem in the borough known mainly by those who live nearby and local birdwatchers, has been giving off a powerful stench which has alarmed residents."

2017-12-01 - Chemical plant explodes and burns in coastal Fuji (Japan), 1+ killed, 11 injured:

Quote: "At least one worker was killed and 11 others injured in an explosion and fire that broke out on Friday (Dec 1) at a chemical factory just a few kilometres from Mount Fuji in central Japan."

2017-12-01 - Passenger plane engine bursts into flame during takeoff from airport in HolguĂ­n (Cuba):

2017-12-01 - Passenger plane hit by smoke after landing at Toledo Express Airport in Swanton (Ohio):

Quote: "A passenger jet was evacuated on the tarmac at Toledo Express Airport early Friday afternoon when one of its engines began smoking after landing, the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority said."

Note: These are the 106th and 107th aircraft to smoke/burn/explode in 2017...

2017-12-01 - Ten cars go up in flames while parked in parking lot in Birmingham (Alabama):

Quote: "Birmingham Fire says 10 vehicles caught fire in a parking lot explosion that occurred outside of Xtreme Soundz in the 7300 block of 1st Avenue North."

2017-12-01 - Eight cars go up in flames at 11:54 PM while parked at apartments, fire spreads to building, in Inglewood (California):

Quote: "A total of eight cars were burned during the fire as the flames spread to an apartment. Police said three to four units were 'badly damaged.'"

2017-12-01 - Cargo ship 'Bon Voyage' bursts into flame on canal near Riedenburg (Germany):;art602,3607741

Quote: "On Nov 30, 2017, around 5 p.m. a fire broke out in the foreship of the 'Bon Voyage', 1284 ts (EU-No.: 04501350), enroute from Ludwigshafen to Riedenburg, where the cargo of 1.102 mineral fertilizer was to be unloaded."

2017-12-01 - Fishing ship 'Septimianie II' bursts into flame in coastal Port-La Nouvelle (France):

Quote: "On Nov 29, 2017, around 10 p.m. a fire broke out in the fish hold of the 'Septimianie II' 126 gt (IMO: 9099638), in Port-La Nouvelle."

Note: These are the 1012th and 1013th boats/ships to burn/explode in 2017...

2017-12-01 - Charter school bus bursts into flame on I-10 near Baldwin (Florida):

Quote: "A charter bus full of about 39 Eagle's View Academy students caught fire Friday on the way back from a trip to Tallahassee, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. FHP said none of the students were injured and that they were coming back to Jacksonville from Tallahassee following a tour of the capital. One eastbound lane of Interstate 10 near U.S. 301, where the fire occurred, has reopened following the fire. The incident occurred near Baldwin."

Note: This is the 194th school bus to burn in 2017, and this is the 784th bus to burn in 2017...

2017-12-01 - Double-decker bus bursts into flame on highway in coastal Kerian District (Malaysia):

2017-12-01 - Passenger bus bursts into flame on Limpsfield Road in Warlingham (Britain):

Note: These are the 785th and 786th buses to burn in 2017...

2017-12-01 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame at 4:30 AM on I-10 in Baton Rouge (Louisiana):

2017-12-01 - Two tractors, tractor (combine), tractor (bulldozer), grain truck, RV trailer and barn destroyed by fire shortly after 11 PM in Chillicothe (Missouri):

Quote: "Contents included a bulldozer, combine, two tractors, discs, planters, a camper, a grain truck and carts full of grain and other pieces of equipment. The owner, identified as Terry Mammen, stated that he had not used any of the equipment in over a week, according to the fire report. He did state the combine and tractor both still had batteries that were connected. The heaviest burned area and suspected area of ignition was in the area of the combine and tractor."

2017-12-01 - Tractor, RV, car, other vehicles and barn destroyed by fire in the wee hours in Montgomery County (Texas):

Quote: "An early-morning fire Friday in Montgomery County destroyed a large barn that housed an RV, a car, a tractor and other vehicles."

Note: These are the 2097th, 2098th, 2099th, 2100th, 2101st and 2102nd tractors/tankers/semis to burn/explode in 2017, and this is the 600th RV to burn/explode in 2017...

2017-12-01 - Garbage truck bursts into flame on Flagler Drive in coastal West Palm Beach (Florida):

2017-12-01 - Four RVs destroyed by fire while parked at RV park in coastal Ruskin (Florida):

Quote: "Hillsborough officials said no one was injured after four RVs went up in flames in Ruskin Friday afternoon. The fire broke out in a storage area at the Hawaiian Isles RV Resort at 4054 Aloha Blvd."

Note: These are the 601st, 602nd, 603rd and 604th RVs to burn/explode in 2017...

2017-12-01 - Van destroyed by fire, fire spreads to building, in Manchester (New Hampshire), 1 injured:,-extends-to-city-owned-building

2017-12-01 - SUV bursts into flame while parked in parking lot along Route 209 in Coaldale (Pennsylvania):

2017-12-01 - Pickup truck bursts into flame in bank drive-thru on East Interlake Boulevard in Lake Placid (New York):

2017-12-01 - Car bursts into flame while parked at home, fire scorches home, in Findlay (Ohio):

Quote: "The fire began in the car in the driveway around 11:37 p.m., according to the fire department, and melted some of the house siding. There is not an official damage estimate, but the passenger side of the car was a loss."

2017-12-01 - Car bursts into flame on US 70 in Clayton (North Carolina):

2017-12-01 - Car bursts into flame on the Gateway Motorway near Mackenzie (Australia), separate crash too:

Quote: "Flames have engulfed a car on the Gateway Motorway near Mansfield this afternoon, with traffic reduced to one lane for a short period of time."

2017-12-01 - Car bursts into flame inside building in coastal Christchurch (New Zealand):

2017-12-01 - Car bursts into flame while parked in carpark on Queen Street in coastal Barnstaple (Britain):

2017-12-01 - Car bursts into flame at 6:12 AM on Froghall Lane in coastal Warrington (Britain):

2017-12-01 - Car bursts into flame on the M11 in Hertfordshire (Britain):

2017-12-01 - Car bursts into flame on the M3 near Winchester (Britain):

2017-12-01 - Vehicle bursts into flame on Olean-Portville Road in Olean (New York), 230 feet from the Allegheny River:

2017-12-01 - Vehicle, lawnmower and barn destroyed by fire near Apse Heath on the Isle of Wight (Britain):

Quote: "Although no one has been injured, a vehicle, lawn mower and other items have all been lost."

2017-12-01 - Barn destroyed by fire in Everson (Washington), 6 animals killed:

2017-12-01 - Barn destroyed by fire at 12:08 AM near coastal Torquay (Britain):

2017-12-01 - Around 500 tons of mulch goes up in flames on The Ridgeway in Enfield (Britain):

2017-12-01 - Sawmill damaged by fire in Lawtey (Florida):

2017-12-01 - Packing plant destroyed by fire at 6:05 AM in Gaffney (South Carolina), 1+ injured:

2017-12-01 - Industrial estate heavily damaged by fire in coastal Newry (Ireland):

2017-12-01 - Building under construction heavily damaged by fire in coastal Mumbai (India):

2017-12-01 - Mobile home heavily damaged by fire in Liberty Township (Ohio), nobody there:

2017-12-01 - Home damaged by shed fire before 5 AM near Ligonier Beach in Ligonier (Pennsylvania), nobody there:

2017-12-01 - Home damaged by garage fire in Pawnee (Illinois):

2017-12-01 - Home heavily damaged by fire in Sioux Falls (South Dakota), nobody there:

2017-12-01 - Home heavily damaged by fire in Mansfield (Massachusetts):

Quote: "Firefighters responding to a medical call nearby were able to quickly respond, Boldrighini said."

2017-12-01 - Home heavily damaged by fire in coastal Dorchester (Massachusetts), 1 injured:

2017-12-01 - Home destroyed by fire at 11:05 PM in Oaklane (Maine):

2017-12-01 - Home destroyed by fire in Bridgeville (Delaware):

2017-12-01 - Home destroyed by fire in the wee hours in Charleston (West Virginia):

2017-12-01 - Apartment building heavily damaged by fire in Memphis (Tennessee):

2017-12-01 - Deadly fire burns mixed-use building at 4 AM in coastal Tianjin (China), 10 killed, 5 injured:

2017-12-01 - Deadly fire burns mobile home in Shelton (Connecticut), 1 killed:

2017-12-01 - Deadly fire burns home shortly after 4 AM in Lakeside (California), 1 killed:

2017-12-01 - Deadly fire burns home at 6:27 AM in Columbus (Ohio), 1 killed:

2017-12-01 - Deadly fire destroys home in Mason City (Iowa), 1 killed:

2017-12-01 - Vacant home burns in Watertown (New York):

2017-12-01 - Vacant home burns at 1 AM in Oshawa (Canada):

2017-12-01 - Vacant home destroyed by fire in Des Moines (Iowa):

2017-12-01 - Woman, 83, slumps over dead on passenger plane between coastal Tel Aviv (Israel) and coastal San Francisco (California):

2017-12-01 - Man has 'medical issue' and drops dead on West 3rd Street in Huntington (West Virginia):

2017-12-01 - Man, 30, has 'medical emergency' at jail, dies shortly later, in Lowell (Massachusetts):

2017-12-01 - Man, 46, goes out on kayak, next seen dead in Lake Skegemog near Traverse City (Michigan):

2017-12-01 - Man, 32, found dead on roof of vacant home in Chester (Pennsylvania):

2017-12-01 - Man, 40, found dead in retention pond in Destin (Florida):

2017-12-01 - Man, 32, found dead in drainage ditch in Tyler (Texas):

2017-12-01 - Man, 27, found dead along I-95 near Fayetteville (North Carolina):

Quote: "Investigators identified the man as Dakota Douglas Bodieford 27, of Lumberton, N.C. Authorities said they were unsure how long the body was in the area or how the man died, but there were no obvious signs of trauma..."

2017-12-01 - Man dies in the water at beach in coastal Auckland (New Zealand), woman in critical condition too:

Quote: "Meanwhile, a woman is in a critical condition, after being pulled from the water in Auckland Harbour, near Quay Street. Members of the public pulled her onto a boat about 4pm. She was given CPR, before being taken to hospital."

2017-12-01 - Man, 59, jumps in the water and dies in coastal Castries on the island of St. Lucia:

2017-12-01 - Man, 65, has heart attack and dies in the water in coastal Danao (Philippine Islands):

2017-12-01 - Man, 24, jumps in pond to free net and dies in Nilai (Malaysia):

2017-12-01 - Man, 18, found dead in coastal Southampton (Britain):

2017-12-01 - Passenger has 'medical issue' on passenger plane, plane diverts to coastal Dublin (Ireland):

Quote: "A Thomas Cook flight from Stockholm is diverting to Dublin due to a medical issue with a passenger on board."

2017-12-01 - Man has 'medical episode' on passenger plane, plane diverts to Manchester (Britain):

Quote: "The man had 'an apparent medical episode, which resulted in an outburst', Greater Manchester Police said."

2017-12-01 - Driver has 'medical issue', pulls over, semi, bus and car crash, near Jamestown (North Dakota), 4 lightly injured:

Quote: "The state patrol says the bus was traveling westbound on I-94 behind a Buick in the left lane. Another vehicle was in the right lane, but had stopped due to the driver having a medical issue. A semi, traveling in the right lane, swerved to avoid the stopped vehicle, causing the Buick in the left lane to brake. The driver of the motor coach, 70-year-old Robert Philpot of Moorhead, hit the Buick from behind. The driver of the Buick, 34-year-old Joell Hill of Fargo, and the three children in the car were taken to the hospital for minor injuries."

2017-12-01 - Driver has 'medical emergency', seven cars crash, in Port Huron Township (Michigan):

Quote: "According to deputies, the driver of a vehicle northbound on 32nd Street appeared to have a medical emergency causing loss of control of the vehicle."

2017-12-01 - Woman, 27, has seizure, car crashes into tree, in Graves County (Kentucky), 2 injured:

Quote: "A seizure caused a woman to drive off the road, crashing into a tree. Friday, December 1st deputies responded to a car crash near the 7000 block of Kentucky 381. They found Brittney Demoss, 27 of Palmersville, TN trapped in the car. They believe she had a seizure, ran off the road, and hit a tree in front of a home."

2017-12-01 - Small plane crashes during takeoff at airport in Mount Airy (North Carolina):

2017-12-01 - Small plane makes emergency landing in field near Lincoln (Nebraska), engine failure:

2017-12-01 - Small plane crash-lands in Datarshi, Maharashtra (India), 2 lightly injured:

2017-12-01 - Passenger train derails in the Columbia River Gorge near Hood River (Oregon):

2017-12-01 - Passenger bus slams into truck in Gopalganj (Bangladesh), 7 killed, 20 injured:

2017-12-01 - Two tractor trailers crash before 4 AM, huge fire erupts, on I-75 in Gainesville (Florida), mail destroyed:

2017-12-01 - Tractor trailer overturns before 6:30 AM, bursts into flame, on I-94 in Milwaukee (Wisconsin):

2017-12-01 - Tractor trailer crashes on bridge on I-84 in Fishkill (New York):

2017-12-01 - Van veers over centerline, hits car head-on, near Scottville (Michigan), 1 killed, 2 injured:

2017-12-01 - SUV veers off road, crashes into Lake Winnebago in Fond du Lac (Wisconsin):

2017-12-01 - Car veers across median at 6:30 AM, hits cement truck head-on, in Hilaeah (Florida), 1 killed:

2017-12-01 - Car veers off road, crashes through ditch and field, in Royalton Township (Ohio), 1 killed, 1 injured:

2017-12-01 - Shark attacks and kills woman, injures man, near Isla Del Coco (Costa Rica):

2017-12-01 - Three dogs attack and kill 8-year-old boy in Gaffney (South Carolina):

2017-12-01 - Dogs attack and injure 7-year-old girl in Highland Township (Michigan):

2017-12-01 - Dog attacks and injures 4-year-old boy, face attack, in Chesapeake (Virginia):

2017-12-01 - Man, 50, crewmember, has heart attack or stroke on cargo ship 'Atlas' off the coast of Oregon:

Quote: "A US Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 50-year-old man from the 'Atlas' 200 miles off the Columbia River entrance on Dec 1, 2017. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 13th District Command Center received a request for assistance from the captain of the bulk carrier, reporting the crewman was exhibiting symptoms of either a heart attack or a stroke."

2017-12-01 - Woman has seizure, collapses onto bench at bus stop, man molests her, in Germantown (Maryland):

Quote: "While walking home, the woman suffered a seizure, causing her to collapse onto a bench at a Ride On bus stop. It's unclear how long the woman was unconscious, but when she came to, she realized an unknown man had one of his hands down her pants."

2017-12-01 - Boy, 8, has 'medical event' in swimming pool at Splash Palace in coastal Invercargill (New Zealand):

Quote: "A child who suffered a medical event at Splash Palace swimming pool in Invercargill has been taken to Southland Hospital. Aquatic services manager Pete Thompson said the 8-year-old boy suffered a medical event at the pool in Friday before midday."

2017-12-01 - Person collapses unconscious outside Wainfleet Library in coastal Skegness (Britain):

2017-12-01 - Man collapses, stops breathing, on Lincoln Road in Peterborough (Britain):

2017-12-01 - Study discovers why global warming will accelerate CO2 rise:

2017-12-01 - Arctic sea ice hits record lows off Alaska:

2017-12-01 - Greenland - the melt is winning this game:

2017-12-01 - Melting ice could mess up deep-sea chemistry:

2017-12-01 - Climate connection, unraveling the surprising ecology of dust:

2017-12-01 - Toxic blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) hits Offutt Lake (Washington):

2017-12-01 - Algae bloom hits harbor in coastal Baltimore (Maryland):

Quote: "The algae bloom is an unusual occurrence at this time of year when waters are cool."

Note: As the Earth continues warming, it looks like not only is fire season getting longer, but so is 'algae season'...

2017-12-01 - Huge mass of molten rock rising under parts of New England, Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts:

2017-12-01 - Three earthquakes of magnitudes 6.0, 5.0 and 5.1 strike in quick succession near Kerman (Iran):

Quote: "Three earthquakes hit eastern Iran in quick succession early Friday, the first a fairly strong magnitude 6.0 tremor that struck at a shallow depth close to the populous city of Kerman, the US Geological Survey said. It was followed by two less powerful 5.0 and 5.1 aftershocks in the same area, the survey said."

2017-12-01 - Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes in the ocean near Papua New Guinea:

2017-12-01 - Tornado tears through Sanremo (Italy):

2017-12-01 - Cyclone Ockhi roars into Kerala and Tamil Nadu (India), 9 killed, 90 missing:

2017-12-01 - Heavy rain and flooding hit Victoria (Australia), several injured:

Quote: "Victoria wakes up to a state drenched with an entire season’s rain in just 24 hours as residents attempt to clean up in aftermath of mega storm..."

2017-12-01 - A look at Barbuda after Hurricane Irma:

2017-12-01 - Rainbow appears in Taiwan for 9 continuous hours as experts claim it has broken record:

2017-12-01 - Supermoon occurs this weekend:

2017-12-01 - The Handmaid's Tale becomes a reality - infertility is on the rise:

2017-12-01 - Wrong place, wrong time, rare bird seen for only the second time in Bermuda:

2017-12-01 - Judge questions Exxon’s attempt to block climate fraud investigations:


  1. First: congratulations on the beautiful (though about destruction) pictorial, the best of the best Spotlight stories, and the Skull Talk archive! Nice work, Jonny - really captures the months' chaos.

    Second: stats for Nov. 2017
    [hold on, while I light up before Jeff Sessions shuts me down]

    We had 9 garbage truck fires in 9 days during the month. Hull saw 24 JJFH incidents during 15 days of Nov. There were 5 occasions where garbage trucks burned somewhere while a Hull incident happened on the same day, and there was a string of 8 days in a row of Hull incidents! Notice we start Dec. with a garbage truck fire.

    Third: As usual PA is well represented again (above) on this day.
    I notice that both North & South Carolina are experiencing an increase in JJFH incidents over the past week or so. In fact the East Coast is on the rise in JJFH events.

    Bright meteor fireball explodes over Pennsylvania, sonic boom reported

    Tom Cotton as CIA director spells bad news for all

    Is there a more dangerous member of Congress than Tom Cotton?

    The hawkish Republican senator and former U.S. Army captain has never hidden his relentless obsession with confronting Iran. He has led the charge on Capitol Hill to dismantle the nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic while constantly banging the drum for tougher sanctions and even airstrikes against Iranian nuclear facilities. With apologies to Winston Churchill, Cotton wants "war-war" not "jaw-jaw" - and he seems to have won over the know-nothing president of the United States. Last week, President Donald Trump refused to certify to Congress that the Iran nuclear deal is in the U.S. national interest and warned that U.S participation in that agreement could "be cancelled by me, as president, at any time."

    You might call Cotton, who is now being touted as the next director of the CIA, the "Trump whisperer." In fact, according to the Weekly Standard, in a recent meeting with his top national security and foreign policy advisers, "having failed to receive the decertification option from his own team, Trump called Senator Tom Cotton and put him on speakerphone. The president asked Cotton to make the case for decertifying the Iran deal. Cotton took five minutes and walked Trump and his team through the case, emphasizing one point in particular: re-certifying the deal would be declaring that it was in the national security interest of the United States, something Cotton understood that Trump didn't believe."

    The Weekly Standard report added that Trump "left the phone call" convinced that the decision to decertify was "the right one."

    Got that? The reality TV star who now occupies the Oval Office defied the advice of his own inner circle, including Defense Secretary James Mattis; ignored the pleas of America's closest allies; and dismissed the evidence offered by the International Atomic Energy Agency that Iran is in compliance with the terms of the deal. Instead, he decided to go with the advice of a 40-year-old freshman senator from Arkansas, who has zero expertise in Middle East diplomacy and none in the field of nuclear proliferation. [more]

    [more below]


  2. Arctic shore countries sign agreement to prevent commercial fishing

    Radioactive exclusion zone plagued by thrill-seekers & looters in Chernobyl

    [because it's FUN to play in a radioactive area, take home stuff practically glowing with the stuff and probably hunting and even EATING wild animals shot in the abandoned area]

    'Bibi is a disgrace': 20,000 join Tel Aviv 'March of Shame' to protest bill aimed at protecting Netanyahu

    Unusual fallstreak cloud captured in Michigan sky

    Spectacular Sun Halo Seen by Skiers in Sweden


    Sunday, 3 December 2017
    The BBC report and the Israeli attack on Syria

    How A Dubious BBC Report Gave Israel The "Green Light" For Last Night's Attack On Syria

    [since Syria has the Russian anti-missile equipment, nothing was destroyed except the incoming rocket - Russian stuff WORKS]

    Pravda: Another war brewing in the Persian Gulf

    [Iran vs Saudi Arabia with Israel's (and probably U.S.) blessing]

    Media silent about Israel provoking war

    Media Silent as Israel Attacks Iranian Military Base, Provoking War Just Like They Said They Would

    Days after Israeli officials claimed Iran had no presence in Syria, Israel attacked an Iranian military base near Damascus.

    According to a report from Ynet News, the attack was reported by Arab media outlets on Saturday. They claimed that Israeli fighter jets launched air-to-surface missiles from Lebanese airspace, targeting a town near Damascus. Syrian sources claimed the attack caused power outages and explosions before Syria’s air defense system thwarted three of the five missiles.

    The existence of the military base was apparently revealed less than one month ago by a BBC report, which included satellite images of several buildings—some new and some renovated. However, it was not confirmed as to whether the buildings were being used by the Iranian military. [more]

    Flynn Plea Shows Collusion With... Israel?

    Anti-Saudi alliance in Yemen splitting as ex-President Saleh makes overtures to Riyadh

    [in conclusion, the Middle East is a MESS!]

    New Charlottesville Report Says Police WERE Told to Stand Down

    Wildfire potential, December through March

    Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake near the coast of Ecuador

    A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the IGEPN as M6.0 hit near the coast of Ecuador at 11:19 UTC on December 3, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 39.9 km (24.8 miles). USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 24.7 km (15.3 miles). EMSC reports M6.2 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). [more]

    Major conservation group blasts GOP tax bill for allowing Arctic drilling: 'Simply shameful'

    [time to fuck up that pristine area now too, I see]

  3. Strange things in the Republican tax bill

    Weekend rain sets all-time record in Minden, Nevada

    With only a month to go, 2017 has already hit the record books as the wettest in the 111 years measurements have been taken in Minden.

    Last weekend's storm brought .43 inches to the county seat on Sunday, bringing the year's total to 19.94 inches for the calendar year.

    That tops the record of 19.67 inches set in 1909.

    The total rainfall for November was 3.1 inches, according to the National Weather Service, more than three times the average for the month. [more]

    Tasmania covered in snow over the first weekend of summer; up to 15 inches deep

    Another mysterious boom shakes buildings, this time in Daytona Beach, Florida

    People reported hearing it from Ormond Beach to Port Orange. The boom was heard around 4:30 p.m. [more]

    Fossil treasure trove: Hundreds of miraculously intact pterosaur eggs [f]ound in China

    Nearly two thousand apply for Trump's drone pilot program

    ["practice bombing innocent wedding parties!"]

    Yemen: Saudis throw the towel - Saleh is baaack - Russia wins

    The only real winners of the war are the Russians. They again demonstrated that they are able to create peace where the U.S. only creates war and chaos. [more]

    CIA chief and Netanyahu threaten Iran over presence in Iraq and Syria

    [here we go again]

  4. I just noticed the Corpses in Low-lying Areas summary! Great!

    The moon is impressive tonight! Take a look if you have a chance.

    Series of three supermoons in a row starts December 3, 2017, and ends January 31, 2018 with a Super Blood Moon

    Today, a series of three supermoons in a row – supermoon trifecta – is starting, with fullmoons on December 3, 2017, January 1, 2018, and January 31, 2018. The supermoon on January 1 will be the largest of the year. The most special of the three will light up the sky on January 31 as it features a total lunar eclipse. This second Full Moon of the year… and of the month of January – therefore a Blue Moon – will gradually get darker, and take on a rusty or blood red color during the eclipse.  [more]

    Satellite images reveal extent of Earth's pollution

    Images released by the European Space Agency on Friday are very revealing - Showing the level of air pollutants around the world, including the sulfur dioxide, ash, and smoke from the Mount Agung volcano in Bali.

    Pollutant levels are measured across individual countries, providing data on Ozone NO_2, SO_2, Formaldehyde, Aerosols, Carbon dioxide, Methane, and Clouds, according to the ESA website. The monitoring is in support of air quality, climate, and ozone operational monitoring programs.

    In a statement, ESA says that "even though the satellite is still being prepared for service, these first results have been hailed as exceptional and show how this latest Copernicus satellite is set to take the task of monitoring air quality into a new era."
    ["of even worse pollution," they didn't say]

    The images show high concentrations of nitrogen dioxide over parts of Europe. This yellowish-brown gas is produced by vehicle emissions and some industrial processes. [more]

    [yeah, we're breathing some real shit now!]

    Forester gored to death by rhino in West Bengal, India

    Two labourers killed by landslide in Ramban, India

    'Sky trumpet phenomena' heard in Pennsylvania

    Loud 'roaring sounds' heard in the sky along the Mississippi River at the Illinois/Iowa border

    [~ 3 min. video - this is fascinating - wtf are these noises?!]

    this noise was a continual noise for an hour! [more]