Earthquake in the United States: damaged National Cathedral and Embassy of Ecuador

As a result, a strong earthquake of magnitude 5.9 in Virginia damaged buildings on Tuesday received the National Cathedral in the U.S. capital and the Embassy of Ecuador in the United States. As the official representative of the National Cathedral, Richard Weinberg, resulting in tremors damage was caused to the central tower. Also, he said, are found minor damage inside the building, according to ITAR-TASS. About the destruction of the diplomatic mission of Ecuador reported fire department in Washington. The nature of the injury, nothing is known, information on the victims. The earthquake was suspended flights of planes from

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In our solar system, suspect the presence of a new planet — four times larger than Jupiter

In our solar system, there may be a planet, and it is about four times the size of Jupiter — the most massive of the presently known planets revolving around the sun. Its orbit lies thousands of times further from the Sun than the Earth — so heavenly body has not yet been found, the British newspaper The Daily Mail.

The planet is named Tyuhe — so called Greek goddess of fortune, which in Roman mythology meets Fortuna. Gas giant (for such planets are also Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune) is located in the Oort cloud — a spherical solar

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In North Dakota due to flooding evacuated 12,000 people

One of the largest cities in the state of North Dakota, Minot (Minot), was partially evacuated because of the threat of flooding. According to CNN, in a total of Wednesday evening, June 22, fled their homes 12 thousand people.

Evacuation is carried out in connection with the increase of water level in the river Suris (Souris), which flows through the center of Minot. According to forecasters, the flood caused by prolonged rainfall. In chastnoti, said The Los Angeles Times, the largest number of cages fell in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, which borders North Dakota.

It is expected that the

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Siberian cold wave has covered Iraq

Under the influence of the incoming air masses from Siberia unusually cold weather in the northern and central Iraq. The temperature dropped on Sunday night and -5 degrees Celsius, and in the morning did not rise above freezing.

Life in the country, accustomed to the 50-degree heat, but not cold, almost completely paralyzed. Baghdad street — deserted. Disappeared even itinerant traders razvozyaschie on trolleys vegetables and fruits. The intensity of traffic is very low.

Mountain villages in the provinces of Sulaimaniyah and Dohuk, northern Iraq inundated with snow.

In Baghdad, people are preoccupied with finding kerosene, which employs

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Tornado in Hawaii

September 9. Author's comment: "At about 5:00 pm, actually looks like a tornado over central Oahu (the third largest and most populated island of the Hawaiian archipelago. — Ed.). Technically, it's a funnel cloud, as it will most likely not touch the ground. "

Powerful explosion in the crater of the volcano Sakurajima August 28

Japanese volcano Sakurajima is active now, but large explosions from the caldera like this are very redki.Vy can clearly see the flow of flying rocks, ash and lava for several thousand feet in the air.

Below is a road but it all went well, the Nemenov a big bang can be opasnost.Eto happened today August 28, 2011 in the morning Japan time.

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Sakurajima(Jap.??) — The current stratovolcano located on the same island near Kyushu in the Japanese prefecture of Kagoshima. Until 1914, Sakurajima was an island, but it was

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Heavy snow in Ireland led to the closure of Dublin Airport

Heavy snow in Ireland began on Monday evening to a serious breach of transport links and close the Dublin airport. Within hours in some areas have received more than 10 inches of snow.

Capital air transport unit stopped working until at least 21:30 (00:30 Moscow time). During this time, the authorities plan to clear the runway. At the same time, regional airports still continue to function.

Most rain fell in the southern part of Dublin, where due to impassable roads A huge traffic jams. National Police "Garda Shiohana" asked the people to use personal vehicles unless absolutely necessary.

While the

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Europe preaches entomophagy

Old World can update and eating habits. The European Union is preparing to move to the insectivorous diet. EU leadership is going to allocate more than two and a half million euros for the promotion of the idea entomophages.

Promote eating bugs and worms intends British Food Standards Agency. One of the initiators of the project, a Dutch professor Marcel Dicke, presents a very compelling case for products of invertebrates arthropods. In 14 years the world population will reach 9 billion people. The meat will be a real deficit.

Better alternative, according to the scientist, just do not find. After

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Vyprygnuvshy dolphin out of the water fell into the boat

In the U.S., the 300-pound dolphin vyprygnuvshy of water next to the dinghy, suddenly appeared on the ship. According to NBC, the incident occurred on the islands of Capri, Florida, a few days ago. According to members of the local fire department Lt. Keith Perry, who took part in the operation to return a dolphin caught in a boat in the water before he had never encountered such situations. "I think he just made a mistake and accidentally jumped into the boat," — suggested the fire.

As a result of a dolphin jumping in the boat was injured one of

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In Mariupol growing number of cases of cholera

In Mariupol laboratory staff revealed GosSanEpidemNadzor cholera still have 5 people, including one child, so that the total number of cases reached 13.

Meanwhile, in the city Saturday morning stretched residents of Donetsk and the surrounding areas, which, ignoring reports of cholera, have decided to spend the weekend at sea. In connection with this came a hot time for law enforcement — in a nearly 30-degree heat in the form of police patrol the beaches, removing them bathers.

As reported by the Donetsk regional sanitary-epidemiological station, all the patients were infected, using a fresh fish to eat — or

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