Items that were once in our Current Events category.|
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|The Los Angeles riots of 1992, also known as the Rodney King uprising or the Rodney King riots, were sparked on April 29, 1992 when a jury acquitted four police officers accused in the videotaped beating of black motorist Rodney King following a high-speed pursuit. Thousands of people in the Los Angeles area rioted over the six days following the verdict. Widespread looting, assault, arson, and...||12/22/2008||902|
|This is a comprehensive file containing a lot of information regarding the fires currently happening in Southern California.||11/17/2008||641|
|This is an long overdue update to the 2006 edition of the GE Meta Atlas. I plan to acquire and ISSN number for the Meta Atlas and update i yearly to reflect political changes or provide new sources. The GE Meta Atlas 2 brings together and updates an extensive collection of quality resources for each sovereign nation. Territories, protectorates and other non-sovereign locations are for the most ...||10/07/2008||1,999|
|In the days since Hurricane Gustav first appeared on the radar (swiftly followed by several other storms), a team of Googlers has been gathering information we hope will be useful to residents of the affected regions and the relief agencies working to help them.|
Imagery from NOAA
After Hurricane Gustav passed on Tuesday, NOAA's Remote Sensing Division began flying ...
|Three days after Hurricane Ike slammed into Galveston, Texas as a Category 2 hurricane, severe flooding has challenged Gulf Coast residents from Texas to Louisiana. A team at Google has been gathering information we hope will be useful to residents of the affected regions and the relief agencies working to help them.|
Imagery from NOAA
After Hurricane Ike came ashor...
|This is the location of the deadly Metrolink Crash that happened on September 12, 2008 in Chatsworth, CA.||09/14/2008||1,442|
|The 2008 Biennale of Sydney, which closed early Sep08, included a number of on-line art works. One of them, 'A Proposal Concerning' by New Zealand collective et al., uses Google Earth. The site is still active - the link is www.etalonline.com (note that certain browsers, eg. chrome, seem mildly concerned with the script on the intro page, although do work). The attached kml will allow you to vi...||09/13/2008||735|
|This the venue for Cisco Networkers 2008. Also held here the previous year.||09/05/2008||311|
|Serial killer Dr Harold Shipman's Surgery in Hyde, Greater Manchester.|
He was responable for deaths of 215 people by overdose of morphine.
He hung himself at Wakefield Prison on 13 January 2004.
|Millionaire Christopher Foster lived here |
The manison burnt down on 26 August 2008
Investigations by police have found that the horses and dogs
had been shot prior to the fire
Also, his wife's (Jill) remains have been found in the building, she had been shot in the head before the fire.
The body of an adult male has also been recovered.
The expensive c...
|Various models and plots for the forecasted path of Hurricane Gustav.||08/29/2008||2,049|
|Various models and plots for the forecasted path of Tropical Storm Hanna.||08/29/2008||721|
|All I could find about Georgia to-date;provinces, capitals, Tbilisi in details, Georgian military and ops; additions welcomed||08/15/2008||17,111|
|On May 3, 2003, a group of intense supercell thunderstorms spawned multiple tornados that swept across Oklahoma and nearby states. One of the tornados touched down in the town of Moore, just south of Oklahoma City. The path of the tornado is visible in this high-resolution satellite image, acquired by the IKONOS satellite on May 10, 2003. In the center of the tornadoís swath homes were totally ...||08/13/2008||4,130|
|This is the epicenter of the 5.4 earthquake in southern California on July 29, 2008.||07/29/2008||410|
|Fire crews are tackling a blaze at the Grand Pier in the Somerset seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare. ||07/28/2008||517|
|You can see, that all big tents are on their place. |
It is true that the Oktoberfest-visitor doesnít have it easy: with 14 tents to choose from, and each one more awesome than the other! In order to facilitate the choice, we have gathered all relevant information regarding the tents including pictures and a short description of each.
|Launched on 19/2/86, Mir, the Russian space station orbited Earth until 23/3/2001, when it was de-orbited and crashed successfully into the Pacific Ocean. More info available at Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mir ||06/11/2008||783|
|An updated image from NASA, showing the extensive flooding in Myanmar.||05/07/2008||2,124|
|Image overlay of the cyclone that devastated Myanmar on May 1, 2008.||05/05/2008||4,231|
|Anyone interested in viewing a map of the current months motorcycle events and rallies in the USA may want to check this out. The file is updated weekly so you'll want to link to it rather than save it. We also provide the entire years rallies by state on our website www.weaselsspfld.com.||05/01/2008||461|
|Celebrating the 90th anniversary of its establishment, Canadian Forces Base Borden hosted an Open House and air show that included a variety of military, ex-military and civilian aircraft. Opened in 1916, the base was part of the Royal Flying Corps' training organization in North America during the First World War and has maintained a strong 'air force' connection since, providing at one time o...||04/29/2008||514|
|Latest accidend of a German High-Spped Train: In the Front of ththe longest German Railwaytunnel was standig sheeps! The Train crash with over 20 sheeps by a speed of 250km/h and derailed into the tunnel. It's stop after 3km. Many insured peaople, but no dead (only the sheeps).||04/27/2008||4,559|
|The Super 14 is the largest rugby union football club championship in the southern hemisphere, consisting of provincial teams from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. The fourteen sides all compete against one another, with no divisional or pool system. Each team plays 13 games during the regular season which runs for fourteen weeks.||03/17/2008||761|
|a general information (english and german)for the football europe championship 2008 in austria and switzerland:|
STADIUMS - DATES OF MATCHES
TEAM ACCOMODATIONS AND TRAININGSCAMPS
FAN ZONES - PUBLIC VIEWING
ACCOMODATIONS (only austria)
have much fun with planning your EM week