- 2015-01-21 06:51:14 UTC
- 2015-01-21 16:51:14 +10:00 at epicenter
- 17.986°N 146.748°E
- 77.87 km (48.39 mi)
Source: Quakes 4.5+
via ubergizmo.com / January 18, 2014 / Robots are wonderful workers for a few reasons – they do not get tired, they do not complain and neither will they congregate around a water cooler to gossip about their superior and his or her flaws. Not only that, robots do not have a union, and will be unable to go on strike – not to mention in a more practical manner, … Continue reading →
via theguardian.co.uk / Januray 20, 2015 / A worker at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has died after falling into an empty water storage tank, in the latest of a series of accidents at the site of the worst nuclear disaster for a quarter of a century. The death was the second at Fukushima Daiichi in less than a year, but the plant’s operator, Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco), … Continue reading →
Iceland’s subglacial stratovolcano Bardarbunga, located in NW Vatnajökull ice cap, erupted on August 29, 2014 after a sharp increase in seismic activity which started at 03:00 UTC on August 16, 2014.Today, almost 5 months since the eruption started, seismic ac… »
Source: Solar News
An intense hail storm struck parts of United Arab Emirates (UAE) on January 19, 2015 covering extensive stretches of desert country under a blanket of hail.“This instability in the weather is because of the low pressure coming from the Mediterranean region, which … »
Source: Solar News
Polar bear, harbor seal, giraffe and Sumatran tiger have died since last November in Ueno Zoological Gardens.
The succession of death started with a polar bear. It was male, died on 11/25/2014 from acute pancreatitis. Before a month passed, a female harbor seal died of septicemia on 12/8/2014 as Ueno Zoological Gardens announced. It was 7 years old. The average life span is approx. 30 years.
This January, a female giraffe was found dead in the morning of 1/7/2015. It was 17 years old, didn’t show any symptom until the previous day. They found the cause of death was heart failure from an autopsy.
2 days after, a male Sumatran tiger died of multiple organ failure caused by tumor. It was 17 years old, has been having medication since 12/22/2014.
Ueno Zoological Gardens announced the causes of death are different from case to case to deny the possible connection of each death.Iori Mochizuki
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