Saturday, January 27, 2018

Event Update For 2018-01-26

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

2018-01-26 - Oxygen levels in the oceans are dropping dangerously:

Quote: "Imagine if every living species in all of North America – including humans – were suffocating and unable to breathe because oxygen levels had suddenly and precipitously dropped. Every leader, from mayors to governors, would panic. And then they'd do something, anything, to deal with the clear and present danger. That precise scenario is now playing out in the world's oceans, according to a massive, unprecedented research effort published Jan. 5 – the first truly global snapshot of depleted oxygen zones in oceans. And yet, virtually no one at any level of government seems remotely concerned."

2018-01-26 - Oceanic heating continues without pause:

2018-01-26 - Six people hospitalized by unknown cause at Walgreens in Clive (Iowa):

Quote: "Television station KCCI reports that Walgreens employees posted a sign outside the drive-thru pharmacy reading, 'GAS LEAK. Sorry for the inconvenience. Will be back later.' People in the store were reportedly vomiting and suffered headaches and dizziness. Investigators found no carbon monoxide or natural gas in the store."

Note: The fact that they thought it was a gas leak means someone must have smelled rotten egg odor. But it wasn't natural gas or carbon monoxide, soooo...?

2018-01-26 - Unknown odor evacuates school in coastal Coquitlam (Canada):

Quote: "Staff and students were evacuated briefly from Miller Park Community School in Coquitlam this morning as a precaution because of an odour. No gas leak or other issue was found, however."

2018-01-26 - Mysterious explosion alarms people in Montreal (Canada):

2018-01-26 - Man in his 50s found burned to death at site of brush fire in Buckhead (Georgia):

Quote: "After Atlanta firefighters and police officers responded to a brush fire in northeast Atlanta Friday evening, they discovered the body of a dead male with burns on his body. It happened at about 8:15 p.m., in the 2040 block of Camellia Lane in northeast Atlanta. According to officers, the preliminary investigation indicated no obvious signs of foul play."

2018-01-26 - RV goes up in flames at 5:30 AM and kills person on Primrose Path in Las Vegas (Nevada):

Note: This is the 50th RV to burn/explode in 2018, and this is the 6th deadly RV fire in 2018...

2018-01-26 - Airport damaged by fire at 7 AM in Khon Kaen (Thailand):

2018-01-26 - Recycling center erupts in flame, fire gets huge, in Somersby (Australia):

2018-01-26 - Fire truck bursts into flame while parked in garage at fire station in Lakeside (California):

Quote: "The 2012 truck was in a garage behind Fire Station No. 3, on the Interstate 8 Business Loop near Lake Jennings Park Road. It had gone in for routine maintenance a day earlier, Division Chief John Hisaw said. About 1 p.m., paramedics pulled around the back of the station not far from the repair shop when they smelled, then saw smoke coming from the building. They opened a door and found the cab of the fire truck engulfed in flames, Hisaw said. Firefighters quickly doused the blaze and kept it from spreading beyond the truck. But the truck, worth roughly $550,000, was a total loss, Hisaw said."

2018-01-26 - Home destroyed by explosion and fire just after 2 AM in Clayton (Georgia):

Quote: "They were able to escape and upon our arrival, it was obvious that there had been an explosion with the exterior walls blown away from the structure on the left side and insulation found in a tree beside the house.”"

2018-01-26 - Apartment building damaged by explosion and fire in coastal Singapore:

Quote: "The girl was at home in her third-floor flat when she heard an explosion from the flat on the second floor, followed by the smell of something burning, Shin Min Daily News and Lianhe Wanbao reported on Saturday. The teenager, Ang Mei Qi, told The Straits Times that she was at home with her mother and was using her computer at about 10pm when she heard a 'boom' sound."

Note: These are the 27th and 28th residential explosions in 2018...

2018-01-26 - Boat, three RVs, ATV and equipment destroyed by fire at business on Old Jacksonville Highway in Flint (Texas):

Quote: "Two RV’s and ATV and several pieces of equipment were destroyed. In the other units, a nearby furniture store lost numerous items that they were storing and a family lost an RV and a boat."

2018-01-26 - Boat bursts into flame while docked at marina on Chickamauga Lake in Harrison (Tennessee):

2018-01-26 - Boat explodes into flame near coastal Blairgowrie (Australia):

Note: These are the 135th, 136th and 137th boats/ships to burn/explode in 2018, and these are the 51st, 52nd and 53rd RVs to burn/explode in 2018...

2018-01-26 - Tanker truck bursts into flame at gas station, fire spreads, gas station destroyed, in coastal Akwa Ibom State (Nigeria):

2018-01-26 - Two tractors, pickup truck, two cars and workshop destroyed by fire in Dover Township (Michigan):

Quote: "Two cars, a pickup truck, two tractors and a large amount of lumber and woodworking tools were also destroyed."

2018-01-26 - Two tractors, pickup truck, farm equipment and storage building destroyed by fire near gold club in Overton (Nebraska):

Quote: "Owner Dave Kearney lost at least two older tractors, a ‘98 Chevy pick-up, additional farm equipment, palletized feed and square bales, according to Glaze."

2018-01-26 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame en route to cruise ship in coastal Auckland (New Zealand):

2018-01-26 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame at 4:50 AM at industrial estate in Tewkesbury (Britain):

Note: These are the 180th, 181st, 182nd, 183rd, 184th, 185th and 186th tractors/tankers/semis to burn/explode in 2018...

2018-01-26 - Box truck bursts into flame in Scunthorpe (Britain):

Quote: "Scunthorpe. Fri 26 Jan 2018 14:24 (No:01515) 16 tonne lorry on fire. Two hose reels and two BA in use."

2018-01-26 - RV and nine cars destroyed by fire while parked in lot in New Caney (Texas):

Quote: "According to Eran Denzler, spokesperson for the East Montgomery County Fire Department, the fire is believed to have originated near an RV parked in the same lot as the other vehicles. The fire quickly spread across the grass, catching nine other vehicles on fire."

Quote: "'It was originally called out as a vehicle fire. The complainant said they heard explosions and there were multiple things catching on fire. The original call said a mobile home was on fire but it turned out to be an RV,' Denzler said, adding that the fire was reported around 12:45 p.m."

Note: This is the 54th RV to burn/explode in 2018...

2018-01-26 - Van bursts into flame at gas station in coastal Nanaimo (Canada):

2018-01-26 - Van bursts into flame at 2:14 AM in Bishopdale, Telford (Britain):

2018-01-26 - Van bursts into flame at 4:47 AM in coastal Hull (Britain):

Quote: "Hull. Fri 26 Jan 2018 04:47 (No:01475) Van fire. 1 BA and 1 hose reel in use."

2018-01-26 - Minivan bursts into flame while parked in parking garage at airport in Atlanta (Georgia):

2018-01-26 - SUV bursts into flame on I-95 in coastal Westport (Connecticut):

2018-01-26 - Taxi bursts into flame near Glenn Road and Montgomery Avenue in Ardmore (Pennsylvania):

2018-01-26 - Car bursts into flame near 3rd Street and Hanover Street in Northumberland (Pennsylvania), 2400 feet from the Susquehanna River:

2018-01-26 - Car bursts into flame on Route 60 in Dunkirk (New York):

2018-01-26 - Car bursts into flame at gas station in Cortez (Colorado):

2018-01-26 - Car bursts into flame at truck stop in Winkler (Canada):

2018-01-26 - Car bursts into flame on the Warrego Highway on the Toowoomba Range (Australia):

2018-01-26 - Car bursts into flame while parked on street in Billinghay (Britain):

2018-01-26 - Car bursts into flame on the M25 near St Albans (Britain):

2018-01-26 - Car bursts into flame on Outgang Lane in Pleasley (Britain):

2018-01-26 - Car bursts into flame on Oaklands in Chippenham (Britain):

2018-01-26 - Car bursts into flame on Harvey Road in Alvaston (Britain):

2018-01-26 - Car bursts into flame on the M1 near Newport Pagnell (Britain):

Quote: "Friday 26 January, 7.21pm Car fire, M1 northbound between Newport Pagnell Service Area and junction 15 (Northampton). One appliance and crew from Newport Pagnell, one from Broughton, one from Great Holm and an officer attended. Firefighters used one hose reel and one set of breathing apparatus."

2018-01-26 - Car bursts into flame on Risby Road in Appleby (Britain):

Quote: "Risby Road, Brackenholmes Road, Appleby. Fri 26 Jan 2018 19:37 (No:01533) Car fire caused by electrical fault. Fire damage to engine compartment and cab of car. One hose reel and two BA in use. Absorbant pads also in use to soak up oil from carriageway."

2018-01-26 - Car bursts into flame at 12:14 AM on Westfield Drive in Workington (Britain):

Quote: "Vehicle fire in Workington(Allerdale) 26 Jan 2018 At 00:14 firefighters were called to a vehicle fire on Westfield Drive, Workington. Crews found one car well alight and one firefighter wore breathing apparatus and used a hose reel jet to put out the fire."

2018-01-26 - Vehicle bursts into flame on Dean Hollow Road in Pleasant Valley Township (Pennsylvania):

2018-01-26 - Vehicle bursts into flame on I-695 near coastal Baltimore (Maryland):

2018-01-26 - Vehicle bursts into flame on Pennsylvania Road in coastal Exeter (Britain):

2018-01-26 - Vehicle bursts into flame on Quaker Lane in Northallerton (Britain):

Quote: "Vehicle Fire – Quaker Lane, Northallerton Time of call: 13:46 Appliances from Northallerton attended this incident and extinguished a small fire in the engine compartment using a hose reel jet."

2018-01-26 - Motorcycle bursts into flame on Bridges Road in Scunthorpe (Britain):

Quote: "The Precinct, Bridges Road, Scunthorpe. Fri 26 Jan 2018 18:24 (No:01531) Motorcycle fire. One hose reel in use."

2018-01-26 - RV trailer bursts into flame while parked at home in Texarkana (Arkansas), 1 injured:

2018-01-26 - Two cars, motorcycle and garage destroyed by fire at home in Watson (Illinois):

2018-01-26 - Two cars, two motorcycles and garage destroyed by fire at 2:58 AM at home near Mediapolis (Iowa):

2018-01-26 - Three vehicles and container go up in flames at storage depot in coastal Grays (Britain):

Quote: "Firefighters were alerted to reports of a fire at a storage depot this evening. On arrival, fire crews reported that three vehicles and a container within the depot were alight."

2018-01-26 - Brush fire grows to 3,000 acres near Paducah (Texas):

2018-01-26 - Brush fire breaks out and threatens structures in coastal North Fort Myers (Florida):

2018-01-26 - Brush fire breaks out and burns cars and shop near Sumrall (Mississippi):

2018-01-26 - Mulching machine bursts into flame at landfill in Tucson (Arizona):

2018-01-26 - HVAC unit bursts into flame at 7 AM on roof of the Olympic Theater in Cicero (Illinois):

2018-01-26 - Dumpster bursts into flame at 2 AM, fire spreads to duplex, in Lexington (Kentucky):

2018-01-26 - Animal business destroyed by fire on Route 6 in Wysox Township (Pennsylvania), 20+ animals killed:

2018-01-26 - Cement business heavily damaged by fire at 4 AM at the Avonmouth Docks in coastal Avonmouth (Britain):

2018-01-26 - Thrift store heavily damaged by fire in Helena (Montana), nobody there:

2018-01-26 - Shopping center heavily damaged by massive fire in coastal Surat (India):

2018-01-26 - Mobile home destroyed by fire in Plymouth (Maine), dog killed:

2018-01-26 - Home heavily damaged by fire at 1:15 AM in coastal Portsmouth (Virginia):

2018-01-26 - Home heavily damaged by fire shortly before 4 AM in coastal Washington DC:

2018-01-26 - Home destroyed by fire at 2:15 AM in coastal Milton (Florida):

2018-01-26 - Home destroyed by fire in coastal Westbrook (Connecticut):

2018-01-26 - Home destroyed by fire at 1 AM in Southampton (Massachusetts):

Quote: "It's been a busy week for Southampton Fire. On Tuesday, a Northampton Public Schools bus driver's bus caught fire in the driveway of a home on Cold Spring Road. The bus was, fortunately, unoccupied, and the flames extinguished by first responders."

2018-01-26 - Home destroyed by fire at 6:30 AM in Hollywood Hills (California):

2018-01-26 - Home destroyed by fire at 1:30 AM on Kentontown Road in Mt Olivet (Kentucky), 1 injured:

2018-01-26 - Home destroyed by fire at 1:05 AM in Syracuse (Indiana), 520 feet from Lake Wawasee:

2018-01-26 - Home destroyed by fire at 12:46 AM in Kansas City (Missouri):

2018-01-26 - Fourplex apartment building damaged by fire at 3:19 AM in coastal Norfolk (Virginia), nobody there:

2018-01-26 - Apartment building heavily damaged by fire in El Cajon (California):

2018-01-26 - Motel damaged by fire before 7:30 AM in Fife (Washington), near the coast:

2018-01-26 - Motel heavily damaged by fire in Indianapolis (Indiana):

2018-01-26 - High-rise apartment building damaged by fire and explosions in Rochester (New York), 1 injured:

2018-01-26 - Deadly fire burns mobile home in Hendersonville (Tennessee), 980 feet from the Cumberland River, 1 killed, 1 injured:

2018-01-26 - Deadly fire destroys mobile home at 1:23 AM in Naugatuck (Connecticut), 1 killed:

2018-01-26 - Deadly fire burns home in Riverside area in coastal Jacksonville (Florida), 1 killed:

2018-01-26 - Deadly fire burns home in coastal Baltimore (Maryland), 2 killed, 1 injured:

2018-01-26 - Deadly fire burns home at 3:19 AM in Norwalk (Ohio), 3 killed:

2018-01-26 - Deadly fire burns home in Coventry (Rhode Island), 2 killed:

2018-01-26 - Deadly fire destroys home just after 5:30 AM in Hopkinton (Rhode Island), near the coast, 1 killed:

2018-01-26 - Deadly fire destroys home in Killingworth (Connecticut), 1 killed:

2018-01-26 - Deadly fire destroys home before 4 AM in Killeen (Texas), 3 killed:

Quote: "Friday morning’s fire is the second deadly fire in Bell County this week. On Wednesday, three women were killed when their Nolanville home was destroyed by fire."

2018-01-26 - Deadly fire destroys home before 4 AM in Oak Cliff (Texas), 1 killed:

2018-01-26 - Deadly fire destroys home in Florence (South Carolina), 2 killed:

2018-01-26 - Vacant building burns in Easley (South Carolina):

2018-01-26 - Vacant home burns in Sharon (Pennsylvania):

2018-01-26 - Vacant home burns on Uilani Drive in coastal Puna (Hawaii):

2018-01-26 - Vacant home burns in coastal Suffolk (Virginia):

2018-01-26 - Vacant home burns in Philipppi (West Virginia):

2018-01-26 - Vacant home destroyed by fire in Des Moines (Iowa):

2018-01-26 - Vacant home destroyed by fire at 3:30 AM in Buffalo (New York):

2018-01-26 - 34 Andean condors, some sheep, some goats and a puma found dead near Los Molles (Argentina):

Quote: "Sheep, goats and a puma were also found dead on Monday in the same area, near the town of Los Molles."

2018-01-26 - Woman and boy, 24 and 15, found dead in dam reservoir in Julatten (Australia):

Quote: "Acting Inspector Rob Campbell said Ms Cini was seen to go limp as she entered the water and her friends became concerned when she did not surface."

2018-01-26 - Man and woman, 60 and 67, found dead at home on Caldwell Lane in Ashland City (Tennessee):

2018-01-26 - Five people, all 15-28, found dead in bodies of water in two incidents in Erode District (India):

2018-01-26 - Man found dead in swimming pool at apartment complex in Ridgeland (Mississippi):

2018-01-26 - Man found dead in lagoon at Ala Moana Regional Park in coastal Honolulu (Hawaii):

2018-01-26 - Man, 65, has 'medical episode' and dies in SUV, SUV hits big rig, in Bethlehem (Pennsylvania):

Quote: "A driver involved in a crash at the Hill-to-Hill Bridge in Bethlehem on Friday died from a medical episode at the wheel and not from the collision, the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office said in a news release."

2018-01-26 - Woman, 28, falls off parking garage and dies in coastal New Haven (Connecticut):

2018-01-26 - Woman, 26, found dead in Shepard Creek Canyon in Farmington (Utah):

2018-01-26 - Man found dead near fire station in San Antonio (Texas):

2018-01-26 - Person found dead in the Kern River near Bakersfield (California):

2018-01-26 - Person found dead on the shore of Lake Michigan in Chicago (Illinois):

2018-01-26 - Man found dead on trail in Calverton Park in Beltsville (Maryland):

2018-01-26 - Woman found dead in apartment in Merrylands (Australia):

2018-01-26 - Man, 24, found dead on hiking trail in coastal Ushuaia (Argentina), possible toppler:

2018-01-26 - Man, 66, falls off pier into water and dies in coastal Deal Party, Port Elizabeth (South Africa):

2018-01-26 - Woman, 58, found dead in submerged car in river in Lorong Nenas (Malaysia):

2018-01-26 - College student, man, 21, found dead in canal in Vienna (Austria):

2018-01-26 - Woman found dead near river near Skipton (Britain):

2018-01-26 - Supermarket employee has 'medical issue' and drops dead at work in Bristol (Britain):

2018-01-26 - Passenger has 'medical emergency' on passenger plane, plane diverts to coastal St. John's (Canada):

Quote: "A transatlantic flight diverted to St. John's International Airport early Friday morning. The airport authority has confirmed there was a medical emergency onboard a Norwegian Air Shuttle flight from New York's JFK Airport to London Gatwick."

2018-01-26 - Police officer has 'medical condition', police car hits vehicle, in Englewood (Illinois):

Quote: "A police officer was hospitalized for a 'medical condition' after being involved in a crash Friday evening in the South Side Englewood neighborhood."

2018-01-26 - Man has 'medical condition', car hits barrier and 2 vehicles, on I-40 in Knoxville (Tennessee), 1 killed:

Quote: "Police said the driver experienced some type of medical condition before crashing into the barriers on the side of the road, and hitting two other vehicles."

2018-01-26 - Man, 63, has 'medical issue', car hits two trees, in Clifton Springs (New York), 1 killed:

Quote: "According to deputies, a preliminary investigation indicates Barber may have suffered a medical issue or illness."

2018-01-26 - Small plane crashes and burns in ravine near coastal Morgan Bay (South Africa), 2 killed:

2018-01-26 - School bus veers off road, slams into home, in Meriden (Connecticut), 1 injured:

2018-01-26 - Tanker truck overturns on US 27 in Waynesburg (Kentucky):

2018-01-26 - Tractor trailer hits overpass pillar at 3:40 AM, bursts into flame, on I-5 in Sun Valley (California):

2018-01-26 - Minibus crashes off bridge, plunges into river, near Kolhapur (India), 13 killed, 3 injured:

2018-01-26 - SUV veers off road, hits fence, in Las Cruces (New Mexico), 1 killed:

Quote: "At this time, investigators believe the driver may have suffered a medical incident before crashing into the fence."

2018-01-26 - Pickup truck veers off road, hits tree, in coastal New Haven (Connecticut), 1 killed:

2018-01-26 - Car veers over centerline, hits school bus head-on, in Ray Township (Michigan), 1 killed:

2018-01-26 - Car hits tanker truck head-on at 3 AM on I-70 in Aurora (Colorado), 1 killed:

2018-01-26 - Car hits tanker truck head-on at 4:45 AM on Highway 26 in Sandy (Oregon), 1 killed:

2018-01-26 - Car veers off road near creek, hits pole and fence, near Hamlin (Kansas), 1 killed:

Quote: "His car then went airborne over a creek bed and stopped in a pasture, the report says."

2018-01-26 - Car veers off road, hits home, in Scotby (Britain), 1 killed:

Quote: "It is believed that the driver may have had a medical episode."

2018-01-26 - Car crashes into pedestrian outside healthcare facility in Oshawa (Canada), 1 injured:

Quote: "A crash outside the entrance to Lakeridge Health Oshawa may have been caused by a medical issue. The single vehicle crash happened Friday around 6:15 p.m. and sent a pedestrian to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The driver, a 21-year-old woman, was taken to a Toronto hospital and is in serious, but stable condition."

2018-01-26 - Motorcycle crashes near Bullhead City (Arizona), 1 killed:

Quote: "Investigators believe he may have suffered a medical episode while operating the motorcycle; neither speed or alcohol were contributing factors."

2018-01-26 - Shark attacks nearly doubled on the US West Coast from 2016 to 2017:

2018-01-26 - Pit bull attacks and injures woman and her dog in coastal Ventura (California):

2018-01-26 - Sinkhole opens and swallows deputy jailer outside courthouse in Stanford (Kentucky):

2018-01-26 - Sinkhole opens on street in Sioux City (Iowa):

2018-01-26 - Sinkhole opens on street in coastal Truro (Canada):

2018-01-26 - Mineshaft collapses and sinkhole forms in Silver City (Idaho):

2018-01-26 - Power outage blacks out 17,800 homes in coastal Berkeley (California):

2018-01-26 - Oroville Dam spillway repair bill hits $870 million:

2018-01-26 - Volcano Mayon erupts again in the Philippine Islands:

Quote: "Mayon Volcano threw up a gigantic ash column early Friday evening in another day of intense volcanic activity. From Legazpi Bay in Albay, residents and tourists watched restive Mayon Volcano doing a pyroclastic show at sundown."

2018-01-26 - Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes in the ocean near Papua New Guinea:

2018-01-26 - Magnitude 4.3 earthquake strikes near Soda Springs (Idaho), felt in Utah and Wyoming:

2018-01-26 - Magnitude 3.2 earthquake strikes near Stratford (California):

2018-01-26 - Greenland's ice melting from below as well as from above:

Quote: "Greenland is shedding ice like a popsicle on defrost. And some of Greenland’s fast-flowing glaciers feel the burn of a heat source that hails from Earth’s deep interior. A new study is among the first direct measurements of geothermal heat flux in Greenland. This heat source – enough power to light up roughly 1,600 American homes – lubricates the base of overlying glaciers, accelerating their journey toward the sea."

2018-01-26 - Alaskan permafrost continues melting:

Quote: "For the first time in centuries, the Arctic permafrost is beginning to change — rapidly. It’s warming up. Some places are softening like a stick of butter left out on the kitchen counter."

2018-01-26 - Yet another heatwave bakes parts of Australia:

Quote: "Large parts of the country are in the grips of yet another heatwave, with experts warning the extreme weather could be fatal. The current heatwave will see the mercury soar well above the average maximum temperature, with unusually humid conditions compounding the already dangerously hot weather. Sarah Fitton, a senior meteorologist from the Bureau of Meteorology's National Operations Centre, said most of South Australia and Victoria and parts of NSW would be affected by a severe heatwave while parts of Tasmania would grapple with an extreme heatwave over the long weekend."

2018-01-26 - Lightning strike kills 16 cattle in Mukanga (Zambia):

2018-01-26 - Thunderstorm brings more than 1,000 lightning strikes to Waikato (New Zealand):

2018-01-26 - Heavy snow and extreme cold batter communities in central Atlas regions of Morocco:

2018-01-26 - Heavy snow hits Shanghai for the first time in a decade in China:

2018-01-26 - Overlooked tiny air pollutants can have major climate impact:

2018-01-26 - Sparrows in the oilpatch are changing their love songs:

2018-01-26 - Symptoms of deadly flu strain spreading across US tend to 'escalate rapidly,' doctor says:

2018-01-26 - Former BigPharma exec confirmed to lead Dept of Health and Human Services:

2018-01-26 - A doomsayer's guide to the dollar and why it could keep plunging:

2018-01-26 - Researchers want to make edible goo from poop and bacteria for astronauts:


  1. Good morning to all.

    Astronauts are expected to risk their lives going up into space and now they're getting SHIT for it?

    [Pandora, Terminator here we ARE]
    The FDA approves robotic exoskeleton

    Japanese robotics company Cyberdyne may share a name with the fictional company from Terminator that notoriously destroyed the world by creating Skynet. But the real version of Cyberdyne is much more helpful. For now, at least.

    Because their biggest product right now is a robotic, exoskeletal suit for your lower body that moves by reading bioelectric signals sent from your brain, called the Hybrid Assistive Limb (shortened to HAL, another unfortunate naming coincidence). And it's on track to make its way into the United States, albeit only through medical facilities for the time being. [more; the "suit" in the pic is named HAL too!]

    [wavy jet stream effect, again]
    Heavy snowfall shuts schools and airports in Tehran, Iran

    Sunday, 28 January 2018
    Extreme heatwave in Southern Australia

    Deaths predicted as South Australia Victoria and parts of NSW temperatures to soar to 42 deg C+ this weekend with high humidity

    There will be a cool change on Monday though with the mercury plummeting to 26 degrees. [more; weather "whiplash"]

    An update on the condition of the Hutt River

    Wellington's water situation continues to worsen in the midst of drought and record temperatures

    With 10.5 million cubic meters of pyroclastic material deposits volatile Mount Mayon continued its heightened activity with 3 eruptions in the night

    Weekend Reader for Sun., Jan. 28

    [here we go again]
    Red Flag Warning for Southern California

    A moderate to strong Santa Ana wind condition is in the forecast through Monday

    The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings for the Southern California coastal and mountain areas for Saturday morning through Monday evening. Forecasters expect northeast winds of 25 to 35 mph gusting to 55 or higher with a relative humidity as low as 8 to 18 percent.

    The counties affected include San Bernardino, Riverside, San Diego, Ventura, Orange, and Los Angeles. [more]

    Voodoo Economics. Indeed.

    How do you con the same sheeple over and over again? First you dumb them down. Second, there is no second step

    It's called 'Voodoo Economics' for a reason - you have to be a mindless zombie to believe in it. In other words it fits this brain dead society to a "T". Forty years of brain washing later, and there's not a brain cell between them.

    What happened, is that Republicans wanted a dumbed down base which would reliably vote against their own economic interests every time. And they got it in spades - a dumbed down base. But now their Frankenmonster is off the leash wreaking havoc [more]

    [see D. Gilmour's ~ 4 min. solo in extended orchestra version of Comfortably Numb @ bottom]

  2. for my second comment today, here's SBG episode from yesterday (thanks to Mike D., again, for the initial intro to this channel), specifically @ the 20 min. mark where he cites an article explaining how a group of researchers recently had to shut down an AI system that had created its own language . .

    SBG News 7.27.17 Oregon Ecosystem Files Lawsuit to Defend Its Rights

  3. Rare January waterspout evolves into tornado over Humboldt Bay, California (VIDEO)

    Shallow 6.6 magnitude earthquake southwest of Africa

    Over 9 feet of snow at Hurricane Ridge, Washington (drifts of 14 feet)

    Ignoring DOJ warning, Trump tells Sessions he wants FISA memo released

    Davos summit: 100 years after 'Spanish flu', new global pandemics feared

    Skip the meds: Montmorency cherry juice as effective at reducing high blood pressure as medication