Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Revise your vocabulary

...with MEMOVOC:
Big thanks and kuddos to Hélène.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

4 crucial years

And 4 years of hard work in the Japanese power plants if cleaning the mess is possible.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Worldwide military spending

Worldwide military spending edged up in 2010 to a record $1.6 trillion, a leading think-tank said on Monday.
And other impressive figures.

One thousand quakes

...since 3/11. Yes, one thousand quakes above 4° magnitude on the Richter scale.
439 quakes above 5°; 57 quakes above 6° and 4 above 7°
Much tremor in 34 days.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Pronouncing words

I was checking the pronunciation of obesity and I discovered a great site.

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Lies and omissions

And we're left to wonder what the situation really is as the earth keeps shaking.
Tonight in Japan, a 7.4°-magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of Miyagi, Japan

Closing Ranks: The NRC, the Nuclear Industry, and TEPCo. Are Limiting the Flow of Information from Fairewinds Associates on Vimeo.

Sunday, April 03, 2011

Fighting landmines

The so-called Ottawa Process that led to the signing of the Mine Ban Treaty in 1997 was unorthodox, historic and unprecedented. The treaty is the product of an unusually cohesive and strategic partnership between non-governmental organizations, international organizations, United Nations agencies and governments.
The political initiative launched in October 1996 and culminating in the opening for signature of the Mine Ban Treaty in Ottawa, Canada, in December 1997 is known as the Ottawa Process. Coline Serreau played her part with this short film.