Day: 15

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

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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,

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Incredible Kola Superdeep Borehole: The Deepest Hole on The Earth

The Kola Superdeep Borehole is the result of a scientific drilling project of the Soviet Union in the Pechengsky District, on the Kola Peninsula. The project attempted to drill as deep as possible into the Earth’s crust. Drilling began on 24 May 1970 using the Uralmash-4E, and later the Uralmash-15000 series drilling rig. Boreholes were

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16 Clever Food Hacks So You Can Pig Out The Right Way

Food is one of those things that makes life so much more bearable. It’s not just a source of nourishment (well, it’s our main source of nourishment), it’s more than that. We don’t just eat out of hunger, we also eat out of boredom, anxiety, when we’re too hot, when we’re too cold, when we watch

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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,

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First Arrest Made From Cameras Linked to Public Facial Recognition Database

U.K. police recently made their first arrest using facial recognition software following a series of trials at large-scale public events. According to authorities, the man was arrested three days prior to the UAEA Champions League Final June 3rd while South Wales police were conducting their most recent experiment with the high-tech surveillance. Cameras linked to

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