Day: June 15, 2017

Highway of Death


On Sunday 24, February 1991, allied forces launched a combined ground, air and sea assault which overwhelmed the Iraqi army within 100 hours. By 26 February, Iraq had announced it was withdrawing its forces from Kuwait, but still refused to accept all the UN resolutions passed against it. Iraqi tanks, armored vehicles, trucks and troops […]

Miyake-jima : The Town Where Everyone Wears A Gas Mask


Miyake-jima (三宅島?, “Miyake Island”) is an inhabited volcanic island in the Izu archipelago in the Philippine Sea approximately 180 kilometres (110 mi) southeast of Honshu, Japan. As with the other islands in the Izu Island group, Miyake-jima forms part of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. Full Story: Miyake-jima, an island located in the southeast of Honshu, […]

Infant Twins Die Simultaneously After 1st Vaccinations


Given how infrequently twins suddenly and simultaneously die, this story could be getting more publicity. Instead, doctors are shrugging their shoulders, as if to say, “eh, whatever.” Even more interesting, both babies, identical twin girls, aged 3.5-months and delivered via c-section, were found dead (by their poor momma) in their crib, both laying face up, […]