Discovered volcano that shook the entire medieval world

October 2, 2013. Samalas volcano on the island of Lombok in the Indonesian province West Nusa Tenggara, caused disaster people on the planet. Almost 750 years ago, the tropical giant released into the atmosphere about 40 cubic kilometers of ash, changing weather in many parts of the world and destroying the local civilization.

In order to prove the guilt of the volcano, an international team of scientists, which included representatives of the United Kingdom, Indonesia, France and Switzerland, had to visit different areas of the planet, including the Arctic and Antarctic. By the way, it was in centuries-old ice of

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Their customs. Issue number 19. (16 — 23 June)

June 17. In Slovakia, the 51-year-old policeman shot a gun large gypsy family. Three were killed and two were wounded.

June 17. In New York, there was a demonstration, the participants of which were against the so-called policy "Stop and search" (Stop and frisk), which holds the city police. According to the organizers, the police stopped searching for too many members of racial and ethnic minorities, particularly black and Hispanic Americans. According to figures cited by The New York Times, these groups owned 87% of the nearly 700,000 people who stopped by city police in 2011.

June 18. In

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Tornadoes and hail with heavy rains have walked on the Hawaiian Islands

Tornadoes and hail with heavy rains have gone through Hawaii Natural Disasters

Tornado with winds of 100 to 115 kilometers per hour burst roofs and uprooted trees in the city of Kailua and Lanikai on one of the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Stormwater flows caused landslides in the east of the island. The same storm that initiated a tornado caused a 45-minute hail the size of a golf ball. According to official figures of victims were found.

In the last week on the island of Oahu has passed some heavy rain. In some places in this period

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West Pakistan was struck by another earthquake of magnitude 6.8

September 29, 2013. In the south-west Pakistan in an area where this week earthquake has killed at least 400 people, there was a new seismic cataclysm of magnitude 6.8.

According to reports, the most affected district Avaran, killing at least 12 people.

As stated by one of the officials of the Pakistani television station, the message already has been interrupted due to a previous earthquake, completely broken.

Attempts to help people left homeless are difficult because of impassable roads and the actions of local separatists.

According to U.S. seismologists, new tremors were felt throughout the province of Baluchistan.

According

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Maldives will not prevent rising sea levels

October 2, 2013. The continued accumulation of sand within the annular attolov Maldivian reefs may provide a basis for the future development of the islands, new research suggests. It is assumed that such islands like the Maldives will be one of the first to experience the effects of climate change, particularly sea level rise. The study, published in the journal Geology, describes the formation of islands in the Maldives attolov.

The researchers studied the history of education "island of the foundation," which begins when the lagoon is quite filled with sand, which is derived from the surrounding coral reefs that

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The brightest comet with a double tail will fly at a latitude of Novosibirsk

13.03.2013

Novosibirsk residents can watch the end of this and the beginning of next week flight brightest comet C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS), said at the training center, "Planetarium" at the Siberian State Academy of Geodesy.  

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The comet will be visible in the skies over the Novosibirsk from 13 to 20 March, but the best conditions for observing the expected late Friday.

"This is a very beautiful celestial phenomenon that can be seen with the naked eye only in good

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Their customs. Issue number 1 (1 — January 15)

On the night of January 1 to Arkansas dropped dead a few thousand blackbirds. According to the official authorities — it was a reaction to the explosions of firecrackers blackbirds. At the noise of the birds rose into the night sky and the dark ran across a variety of obstacles: trees, power lines, etc.

January 4 Texas police shot dead a teenager who threatened them with a pneumatic gun. Police caused her to school leadership. Slain student was walking down the hallway with a gun in his hand. Calls on the police to drop their weapons did not react.

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Employees ISE RAS created an innovative plasma generator

Scientists laboratory plasma emission electronics Institute of High Current Electronics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences have developed innovative gas discharge device that efficiently generate a plasma in large volumes (up to one cubic meter). According to the Public Relations Center of SB RAS, one of the applications of the new plasma generator is an innovative sharpening blades for razors. "If you put the materials and products in the plasma, the quality of the surface will improve. In our case — spraying blade material by plasma ions leads to their sharpening "- are reported to the deputy director

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In Colorado, the water leaving the whole ranch

September 14, 2013. Severe flooding continues in the U.S., its victims are already 4 people. Rescuers evacuated hundreds of residents blocked flow of water in their homes. Thousands of people have fled their homes independently.

Source: RT

 

Flooding in Colorado: Three people were killed

September 13, 2013. Order of the President of the American state of emergency was introduced in the state of Colorado, where strong rains caused flooding. During the day, several thousand people were evacuated, according to the three victims.

Incessant rains for several days resulted in the flooding of rivers and immediately several

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Discovered volcano that shook the entire medieval world

October 2, 2013. Samalas volcano on the island of Lombok in the Indonesian province West Nusa Tenggara, caused disaster people on the planet. Almost 750 years ago, the tropical giant released into the atmosphere about 40 cubic kilometers of ash, changing weather in many parts of the world and destroying the local civilization.

In order to prove the guilt of the volcano, an international team of scientists, which included representatives of the United Kingdom, Indonesia, France and Switzerland, had to visit different areas of the planet, including the Arctic and Antarctic. By the way, it was in centuries-old ice of

Continue reading Discovered volcano that shook the entire medieval world

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