Monday, May 31, 2021

Event Update For 2021-05-30

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

2021-05-30 - Man bursts into flame after mowing lawn at home on Pioneer Road in Richfield (Wisconsin):

2021-05-30 - Landfill hit by fire, metal burns, in Penticton (Canada):

Quote: "The fire began just after noon on Sunday, and initial reports were that it started in a metal pile."

2021-05-30 - Waste station fire breaks out at 4:50 AM in Holyoke (Massachusetts):

2021-05-30 - Recycling center fire breaks out in coastal Lee County (Florida):

2021-05-30 - Wildfire grows to 13,500 acres in coastal Palm Beach County (Florida):

2021-05-30 - Wildfire breaks out, burns 175 acres and closes Krome Avenue in coastal Miami (Florida):

2021-05-30 - Wildfire breaks out in Monterey County (California):

2021-05-30 - Wildfire breaks out and causes evacuations near the Sycan River (Oregon):

2021-05-30 - Worst drought in 91 years hits Brazil, officials issue emergency warning:

2021-05-30 - Home destroyed by explosion and fire on Third Street West in coastal Bradenton (Florida), 2 injured:

Quote: "A home in the 1000 block of Third Street West in Bradenton is considered a total loss after it exploded and was engulfed in flames on Sunday."

2021-05-30 - Townhome complex heavily damaged by explosion and fire at 11:08 PM on West Big Horn Drive in Hainesville (Illinois), 400 feet from Cranberry Lake:

Quote: "At least a dozen residents were displaced after an explosion led to a large fire at townhomes in Hainesville late Sunday evening."

Note: These are the 62nd and 63rd residential explosions in 2021...

2021-05-30 - Boat bursts into flame at Walmart in Hermitage (Tennessee), 1 injured:

2021-05-30 - Boat bursts into flame while parked at home on Eva Jean Drive in Maryville (Tennessee):

2021-05-30 - Boat bursts into flame on Pitt Lake (Canada), 2 injured:

2021-05-30 - Five yachts destroyed by massive fire at marina near coastal Split (Croatia):

Quote: "Last night, a fire broke out in a marina in the Kaštel area near Split, which engulfed moored yachts. According to the latest data, five luxury yachts burned down, and another 18 were damaged. The damage will cost millions, Croatian media report."

2021-05-30 - Boat bursts into flame at marina in coastal Dubai (UAE):

Quote: "The incident comes two weeks after a yacht caught fire in Abu Dhabi's Mina Zayed area, and six months after two people were injured in a boat fire off the coast of Ras Al Khaimah."

2021-05-30 - Boat bursts into flame near coastal Brancaster Staithe (Britain):

Note: These are the 307th-316th boats/ships to burn/explode in 2021...

2021-05-30 - School bus and cars destroyed by fire while parked in Brownsville (Florida), near the coast:

Quote: "Multiple cars and a school bus were left charred ruins after a fire Sunday afternoon."

Note: This is the 25th school bus to burn in 2021, and this is the 198th bus to burn in 2021...

2021-05-30 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame on I-80 in Monroe Township (Pennsylvania):

2021-05-30 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame at 3:29 AM on I-57 near Salem (Illinois):

2021-05-30 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame on I-55 in Memphis (Tennessee):

2021-05-30 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame in Creek View east of Bendigo (Australia):

2021-05-30 - Tractor bursts into flame in Muddiford (Britain):

2021-05-30 - Tractor bursts into flame on Northwich Road in Knutsford (Britain):

Note: These are the 1152nd, 1153rd, 1154th, 1155th, 1156th and 1157th tractors/tankers/semis to burn/explode in 2021...

2021-05-30 - Garbage truck bursts into flame on street in coastal San Francisco (California):

2021-05-30 - RV bursts into flame just after 4 AM at home in Warren (Ohio):

Note: This is the 213th RV to burn in 2021...

2021-05-30 - Van bursts into flame on the A27 in Arundel (Britain):

2021-05-30 - SUV bursts into flame at gas station in coastal Fort Myers (Florida):

2021-05-30 - SUV bursts into flame on highway in Maheshwaram (India):

2021-05-30 - Car bursts into flame on street in Topeka (Kansas):

2021-05-30 - Car bursts into flame on Takitimu Drive in coastal Tauranga (New Zealand):

2021-05-30 - Car bursts into flame on the Weston Point Expressway in coastal Runcorn (Britain):

2021-05-30 - Vehicle bursts into flame on I-5 in Santa Clarita (California):

2021-05-30 - Vehicle bursts into flame on I-10 near Lake Charles (Louisiana):

2021-05-30 - Motorcycle bursts into flame on Weaver Lane in Frodsham (Britain):

2021-05-30 - Vehicles, barn and home destroyed by fire in York (Montana):

Quote: "Officials with the York Volunteer Fire Department say a fire on Saturday burned between six and eight acres and engulfed a house, barn and vehicles."

2021-05-30 - Barn destroyed by fire at 4:42 AM in Elizabeth Township (Pennsylvania):

2021-05-30 - Compost heap bursts into flame just before 3:30 AM in Holbury (Britain):

2021-05-30 - Historic railroad depot and museum destroyed by fire in McComb (Mississippi):

2021-05-30 - Wedding venue destroyed by fire on Centerville Road in Columbia (Illinois):

2021-05-30 - Mobile home destroyed by fire at 3 AM on Forest Knoll Drive in coastal Atlantic Beach (North Carolina), nobody there:

2021-05-30 - Home heavily damaged by fire near Sparta (Wisconsin), 26 dogs and 2 cats killed, nobody there:

2021-05-30 - Home destroyed by fire at 2:30 AM on East 3200 North in Twin Falls (Idaho):

2021-05-30 - Two homes go up in flames on Murphy Avenue in Atlanta (Georgia):

2021-05-30 - Historic mansion heavily damaged by fire on Mackinac Island (Michigan):

2021-05-30 - Two duplexes and home go up in flames on 35th Avenue in Stone Park (Illinois):

2021-05-30 - Deadly fire burns home shortly after 2 AM in Johnstown (Pennsylvania), 1 killed, 3 injured:

2021-05-30 - Deadly fire destroys home at 1:45 AM on Fresno Avenue in Denair (California), 3 killed:

2021-05-30 - Deadly fire burns high-rise apartment building on Gilford Street in coastal Vancouver (Canada), 1 killed:

2021-05-30 - Vacant commercial building burns near I-35 in Austin (Texas):

2021-05-30 - Two people die unsuspiciously at home on High Street in Porth (Britain):

Quote: "South Wales Police said they were called by the ambulance service at 10:50 BST 'following reports of the death of two people at an address in High Street, Cymmer, Porth'. Police said investigations were continuing, however the deaths were not being treated as suspicious."

2021-05-30 - Man, early 20s, found dead in swimming pool at villa in Montego Bay on the island of Jamaica:

Quote: "A young man in his early 20s is believed to have drowned at a villa in Ironshore, St. James, this morning. The deceased, employed to a business process outsourcing (BPO) company in Montego Bay, was found at the bottom of a pool at approximately 3:00 a.m. by a group of friends, who were also at the villa."

2021-05-30 - Man, 32, dies while diving in Hopkinsville (Kentucky):

Quote: "Christian County Emergency Management Director Randy Graham says Reed was an experienced diver with extra oxygen, but personnel became concerned and called 911 when he didn’t resurface after a couple hours underwater."

2021-05-30 - Man drops dead on beach in coastal Fort Lauderdale (Florida):

Quote: "'I have never witnessed a dead body on the beach,' Clint Etheridge said."

Note: Hang around the beach long enough and you'll become a dead body, Clint!

2021-05-30 - Man found dead in pond at Loring Park in Minneapolis (Minnesota):

2021-05-30 - Man, 55, found dead in Pymatuning Lake (Pennsylvania):

2021-05-30 - Man, 21, found dead in the Ocmulgee River in Twiggs County (Georgia):

2021-05-30 - Man found dead in parking lot in Allentown area in Buffalo (New York):

2021-05-30 - Man found dead in the Detroit River near boat launch in LaSalle (Canada):

2021-05-30 - Ukrainian ambassador, man, 45, drops dead at hotel on the island of Koh Lipe (Thailand):

Quote: "Ukraine's ambassador to Thailand died early Sunday on the southern beach island of Koh Lipe while on vacation with his son, police said, with the cause of death still undetermined. Andrii Beshta is a 45-year-old career diplomat who was appointed as Ukraine's ambassador in Thailand in 2016. The National Police said Sunday Beshta was found dead around 5:30 am (2230 GMT) in his room at a hotel resort in Koh Lipe, an idyllic beach island popular with travellers for its crystal-blue waters."

Note: He probably went swimming or took a shower before he dropped dead...

2021-05-30 - Man found dead on beach in coastal Derbyhaven on the Isle of Man:

2021-05-30 - Man, 40, has 'medical emergency', car crashes into tree, in Simpson County (Mississippi), 1 killed:

Quote: "MHP says William Clark, 40, of Mendenhall, drove a 2009 Honda FIT south of Merritt Road in Simpson County when he suffered a medical emergency that caused him to leave the roadway. Clark reportedly collided with a tree and was pronounced dead at the scene."

2021-05-30 - Driver has 'medical event', two cars crash, in coastal Avondale (New Zealand), 1 killed:

Quote: "It's believed the crash victim, who died at the scene, suffered a medical event."

2021-05-30 - Man has 'medical episode', car crashes into pub, in York (Britain):

Quote: "A man suffered a medical episode and crashed his red hatchback car through the window of the pub."

2021-05-30 - Small plane flips over at Minden-Tahoe Airport in Minden (Nevada):

2021-05-30 - Pickup truck veers off road, crashes into the Little Deschutes River, bursts into flame, near La Pine (Oregon), 1 killed:

2021-05-30 - Car veers over centerline, hits tanker truck head-on, on Sandwich Road in coastal Bourne (Massachusetts), 1 killed:

2021-05-30 - Car and pickup truck collide head-on, fire erupts, on US 95 near Marsing (Idaho), 4 killed, 3 injured:

2021-05-30 - Two cars crash at 12:35 AM in coastal Boca Raton (Florida), 5 killed, 5 injured:

2021-05-30 - Car veers off road at 3:12 AM, crashes into tree, bursts into flame, brush fire ignites, near Saratoga (California), 1 injured:

2021-05-30 - Middle-aged man disappears while swimming at coastal Haulover Beach (Florida):

2021-05-30 - Historic rain and flooding hit New Zealand:


  1. Torrential Tuesday Jonny, all.

    Well here we are on June 1st. The year had been crawling along with unseasonably cool (even COLD) weather over the weekend (here in PA), but now, once again, the sun's been shining and the days are flying by.

    [from Nothing To See Here news]
    'Potentially hazardous'? An asteroid the size of the Space Needle will pass near the Earth on Tuesday

    A massive asteroid is expected to whiz by Earth in a relatively close encounter – 4.5 million miles – on Tuesday, according to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

    The asteroid, known as 2021 KT1, is about 600 feet, the size of the New York Olympic Tower or the Seattle Space Needle. [more]

    [from Friday]
    'Extremely rare blooming phenomenon' reported among centuries-old cacti in Arizona desert

    Saguaros, which can live for centuries and grow to nearly 80 feet, have erupted in spring blooms that are spreading far beyond the norm. It's almost as if the plants are breaking out in a rash of blooms.

    "Saguaros typically bloom in spring. And when they do, the blooms are usually confined to a crown at the very top of the main body or mature arms," the center wrote. "But after an unseasonal bloom last fall, saguaro flowers are now appearing down the length of main stems and arms, and — remarkably — even on small buds." [more]

    [6 from over the weekend]
    Brazil facing worst drought in nearly 100 years as officials issue emergency warning

    Brazil's government agencies warned of droughts this week as the country faces its worst dry spell in 91 years, increasing fears of energy rationing, hitting hydroelectric power generation and agriculture while raising the risk of Amazon fires. [more; what would you expect if you keep cutting down the rain forest?]

    Flash floods in Dzerzhinsk Russia, city became like Venice [video]

    Simferopol in Crimea, city flooded after hailstorm and heavy downpour [video]

    Lightning strike kills 71-year-old woman, 50-year-old man in Liloan, Philippines

    A 71-year-old woman and a 51-year-old man died after they were struck by lightning while taking shelter under a makeshift shanty at past 1 p.m. today, May 30, in Liloan town in northern Cebu. [more]

    Mount Etna daytime eruption sends lava, debris flying into the air [video]

    [see 2nd comment]

  2. New Zealand - Emergency declared after floods in Canterbury - up to 11 inches of rain in 21 hours [2 videos]

    [from yesterday]
    Deadly spring avalanche near Jasper, Alberta - 2 killed

    Two people are dead after a "slab avalanche" occurred Sunday morning near Jasper, Alta, according to Parks Canada. Officials said the avalanche happened on Mount Andromeda in the Columbia Icefield, a mountain known as a popular climbing destination. [more; video]

    At least 4 dead, homes damaged after heavy rain triggers floods and landslides in Nepal [video]

    6.1 earthquake shakes Southcentral Alaska

    The earthquake was felt from Homer to Fairbanks, and was felt especially strongly the Mat-Su and Anchorage areas. [more]

    [from Stupid Ideas news]
    Cargill Backs Cow Masks to Trap Methane Burps

    Agriculture giant Cargill Inc. will start selling methane-absorbing wearable devices for cows, putting its support behind an experimental technology that could help the industry cut greenhouse gas emissions. [more; so now we're masking cows too!? what about HUMAN burps and farts? oh, no problem there!]

    Flash floods leave path of destruction in Texas [44 sec. news/weather spot]

    Bear attacks and seriously injures man in his own garage, Colorado officials say

    A man in Colorado was seriously injured Sunday night when a bear attacked him in his own garage, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials say.

    Around 11 p.m., the man noticed the garage door at his Steamboat Springs home was open, and went to close it, officials said in a news release.

    In the garage — where the homeowner stores birdseed and “other attractants” — he came face to face with a mother bear and two cubs.

    The man tried to slowly back away, but the bear attacked, seriously injuring him, officials say.

    A man in Colorado was seriously injured Sunday night when a bear attacked him in his own garage, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials say.

    Around 11 p.m., the man noticed the garage door at his Steamboat Springs home was open, and went to close it, officials said in a news release.

    In the garage — where the homeowner stores birdseed and “other attractants” — he came face to face with a mother bear and two cubs.

    The man tried to slowly back away, but the bear attacked, seriously injuring him, officials say.

    He suffered lacerations to his head and legs that required surgery. Officials say his injuries aren’t life-threatening and that he’s in stable condition. [more; guess what they did to the bear]

    Young, Ill Alligator from Louisiana Found on South Texas Beach, Now Recovering at Rehab Center

    A young male American alligator who used to call Louisiana home somehow traveled over 400 miles to a beach in south Texas, where officials discovered it last Monday.

    According to officials, rescuers found the gator dehydrated, underweight, and in critical condition. The turtle patrol — which normally helps protect Padre Island's sea turtle hatchlings — took the animal to the Texas Sealife Center for medical care and rehabilitation. [more]

    [3rd piece follows]

  3. [from GSM/mini-Ice Age news]
    Study: Climate change directly linked to over a third of global heat deaths

    More than one-third of heat deaths each year can be directly linked to climate change, according to a study published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change. [more]

    [from Lying Corporate Media news]
    Volvo Cars reaches milestone with first climate-neutral car plant

    In April, Volvo Cars announced its plans to become a circular company by 2040 which should allow the firm to reduce carbon emissions by 2.5 million tons. Today, the company has made a step that takes it closer to reaching that goal.

    The Swedish carmaker announced that its Torslanda site is its first car manufacturing plant to reach fully climate-neutral status. This makes Torslanda the second plant in Volvo’s overall manufacturing network to reach climate-neutral status, after the Skövde engine plant in Sweden in 2018.

    According to Volvo Cars, manufacturing sites are counted as climate-neutral “when they registers no net increase in the emission of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere as a result of the electricity and heating used by the plant.” [more (bullshit); how the hell are internal combustion engines climate neutral? The plant just transfers the onus onto the consumer.]

    [another girl promoting climate action to deaf politicians]
    "Australia's Greta Thunberg" steps up climate change activism

    Australian student Izzy Raj-Seppings has abandoned more frivolous extracurricular activities in favour of stepping up pressure on the country's leadership to battle climate change.

    Raj-Seppings has become one of the country's most prominent environmental activists since her tear-stained face made global headlines in late 2019 when she stared down riot police threatening to arrest her outside the prime minister's home.

    Australia is the highest per capita carbon emitter among the world's richest nations and, according to Raj-Seppings, Prime Minister Scott Morrison's inaction on climate change shows the need for a change in leadership. [more]

    Sharp rise in Florida manatee deaths as algal blooms hasten food depletion

    Environmental groups in Florida are warning that unusually high numbers [749] of manatee deaths in the first five months of the year, blamed in part on resurgent algal blooms contaminating and destroying food sources, could threaten the long-term future of the species. [more]

    [partisan politics news]
    Houston seethes over being frozen out of federal flood funds

    Houston residents were outraged when a state agency recently announced that Houston wouldn't get a cent of the initial $1 billion in federal funding that was promised to Texas following Harvey to help pay for flood mitigation projects, including drainage improvements and the widening of bayous. The Harris County government was also iced out, though four smaller cities in the county were awarded a total of $90 million.

    The awarding of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funding led to a rare show of solidarity by local Democratic and Republican officials, who condemned how the Texas General Land Office, or GLO, picked its winners and losers. Ronquillo called it a “slap in the face” to communities of color who have historically been denied assistance. [more]

    Record temperatures in the forecast in Spokane this week

    The National Weather Service forecast predicts temperatures will hit 96 degrees Wednesday. That would eclipse the 84-year-old record for June 2 of 92 degrees, set back in 1937. [more]

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  4. Car crashes into Bucks Co. rehabilitation center [64 sec. news video]

    [back to business as usual]
    Cancer patients who didn't [COULDN'T] seek treatment during lockdown are overwhelming A&E

    Cancer patients who decided not to seek treatment during lockdown are now overwhelming emergency units at hospitals across the country, health chiefs have warned. [more; from what i read, you couldn't get an appointment back then due to FEAR of COVID by the medical establishments]

    Weather hampers two rescues ongoing in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, officials say

    Rescue groups have been unable to reach two groups stranded this weekend by poor weather in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, officials said.

    A group of mountaineers called for help early Saturday near Mount Bona, and a pilot and passenger signaled for help separately that afternoon, park officials said in an online statement Sunday. [more]

    Human remains found after plane crashes into Tennessee lake; all on board, including diet guru Gwen Lara, presumed dead

    Controversial diet guru and church leader Gwen Lara and her husband, [Tarzan] actor Joe Lara, are among seven people presumed dead after a small plane crashed into a Tennessee lake, authorities said.

    The Cessna C501 was bound for Palm Beach, Florida, when it crashed on Percy Priest Lake about 3 miles from where the flight took off in Smyrna, Tennessee [more]

    [from Too Little, Too Late news]
    U.S. cities hire specialists to counter climate change as impacts worsen

    Across the United States, cities have launched new programs focused on dealing with extreme weather, reflecting the growing impacts of climate change on local communities, according to experts. [more; meanwhile the pollution machine of civilization runs on and on]

    [5th comment awaits]

  5. [celebrity death notice]
    Rapper Lil Loaded Dies at 20

    Lil Loaded, the popular Dallas rapper behind tracks like “6locc 6a6y” and “Gang Unit,” has reportedly died at 20-years-old.

    Ashkan Mehryari, an attorney for the rapper whose real name is Dashawn Maurice Robertson, confirmed the news to XXL Monday afternoon, “Sadly, the rumors are true and Mr. Robertson did pass away today.”

    The cause of death was unclear. [more]

    Large brush fire in West Miami-Dade shuts down a stretch of Krome Avenue

    A stretch of Krome Avenue from Kendall Drive to Southwest Eighth Street remains shut down Tuesday morning as crews battle a large brush fire.

    [The fire] has burned about 175 acres as of Monday evening [more]

    Nestlé says over half of its traditional packaged food business is not 'healthy' in an internal presentation to top executives, according to a report [besides that we steal water from you]

    More than 60% of Nestlé's traditional packaged consumer food and beverage products do not meet an internationally recognized health standard, according to internal company documents seen by the Financial Times. [more]

    [from Let's Walk This Back news]
    Johnson & Johnson asks high court to void $2B talc verdict

    Johnson & Johnson is asking for Supreme Court review of a $2 billion verdict in favor of women who claim they developed ovarian cancer from using the company's talc products.

    At the root, Johnson & Johnson argues that the company didn't get a fair shake in a trial in state court in Missouri that resulted in an initial $4.7 billion verdict in favor of 22 women [9 of whom have died] who used talc products and developed ovarian cancer.

    The evidence, Burlison wrote, included that the company knew there was asbestos in products aimed at mothers and babies, knew of the potential harm and “misrepresented the safety of these products for decades.” [more]

    [meanwhile, over in the VAX department of J&J]
    A Vaccine Side Effect Leaves Women Wondering: Why Isn't the Pill Safer?

    In April, as the Food and Drug Administration paused use of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine to evaluate the risk of blood clots in women younger than 50, many scientists noted that clots associated with birth control pills were much more common.[more; seems they can't do much of anything right]