Items that were once in our Current Events category.|
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|These are overlays of tornado damage in Arkansas caused on Feb. 5, 2008. ||02/19/2008||1,429|
|Where 24 year old Meredith Emerson and her dog went missing on January 1, 2008.||01/03/2008||1,096|
|This collection contains a wide variety of data for the California wildfires of October/November 2007. ||12/21/2007||740|
|You cann see the fans all over downtown Leipzig in their orange shirts.|
There were fan parties at the Burgplatz and Augustusplatz.
|This giant blue crane collapsed on 21st of April 2005 - Luckily the crane driver was only injured||12/10/2007||851|
|A large explosion has ripped through a fireworks factory near the Australian city of Sydney, damaging nearby houses. |
No injuries have been reported, but 10 homes have been evacuated in a one-kilometre exclusion zone around the Howard and Sons plant at Wallerawang.
The blast could have been caused by an intruder, a police spokesman said.
New Year's Eve fir...
|The Bundesgartenschau (abbr. BUGA) is the biannual Federal horticulture show in Germany. It also covers topics like landscaping. Taking place in different cities, the location changes in a two-year cycle. The next BUGA is arranged by the two cities Gera and Ronneburg from April 27th to October 14th, 2007.|
With a high budget, extensive landscape architectures and gardenings are re...
|On November 12th a big fire destroyed this hall at Hackney Bus Garage in Stratford. It's an industrial area east of London. The column of smoke was visible over many kilometres.|
Hackney Bus Garage is located next to Olympia 2012 terrain and the recently opened Stratford Eurostar Terminal.
|In the middle of the massive Georgia drought, this house is using over 400,000 gallons per month (as much as about 60 normal homes) and it's been featured in the news repeatedly.||11/13/2007||2,288|
|This is the high school in Jokela where a 18 year old student killed 8 people, the head master and 7 students, on november 7th. at 11:40 Finland time. Then he shot himself in the head and died later that evening.|
He had made a video of himself and placed it on YouTube.
|Various charts, locations and information about the Georgia Drought.||10/24/2007||1,919|
|Cource of Overlay: http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/subsets/AERONET_La_Jolla/2007296/AERONET_La_Jolla.2007296.terra.250m.jpg||10/24/2007||1,125|
|NASA satellite shot overlay. Shows general fire locations surrounding Oxnard, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego.|
Lower image opacity and zoom in to see if the fires are near anybody you know.
|The morning of Tuesday 25th April 1953 was dawning in Temple Drive when at 5.35am part of the roof of Clifton Hall Tunnel suddenly collapsed at a point below an old construction shaft. The sand filling the shaft poured into the tunnel, creating a chasm into which a pair of semi-detached houses Nos. 22 and 24 – were precipitated while the end wall of No. 26 also gave way. The accident tragically...||10/06/2007||1,035|
|June and July 2007 brought drenching rain and devastating floods to England. One of the hardest hit regions was Gloucestershire, in southwest England. The floods started in late June and continued throughout July.|
Though water levels had receded, floods were still evident along the Severn River when the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) captur...
|Geysers are a rare natural phenomena found only in a few places, such as New Zealand, Iceland, the United States (Yellowstone National Park), and on Russia’s far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula. On June 3, 2007, one of these rare geyser fields was severely damaged when a landslide rolled through Russia’s Valley of the Geysers. The landslide—a mix of mud, melting snow, trees, and boulders—tore a sca...||08/28/2007||797|
|Like strokes from an artist’s brush, the sky over Lake Superior and Lake Michigan was painted with long rows of white clouds on February 5, 2007. Called cloud streets, these clouds occur when frigid, dry air blows across the lake, where it picks up water vapor from the warmer lake. The water vapor freezes into ice crystals, and clouds form. The clouds take the shape of the wind as it gusts over...||08/28/2007||786|
|The intense blue and green colors of the ocean water in this photo-like image, captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite on July 15, 2007, are made by millions of surface-dwelling ocean plants. Called phytoplankton, the plants are the base of the marine food chain. The brilliant color shown here may only be a part of the full bloom. Stocked w...||08/28/2007||824|
|The death toll from fierce forest fires in Greece has risen to 63, as dozens of fires continued today to burn out of control, officials said. |
On Sunday, they continued to consume homes and threatened the ruins where the Olympic Games were first played. The government had warned that little progress was made on Sunday in putting out the 44 separate fires, which continued to rage ...
|Where are they now? Use it for networking, road trip stops, or whatever.||08/19/2007||524|
|A motorcyclist has been shot dead while riding along the M40 in Warwickshire. |
The man died between junctions 13 and 12 on the southbound carriageway near Leamington Spa on Sunday afternoon.
It is thought the victim had attended the Bulldog Bash, billed as Europe's top biker party, held at Long Marston airfield near Stratford.
|On 30th June 2007, two muslim doctors tried to drive their jeep into the main entrance of Glasgow, which had they been successful would resulted in the deaths of Innocent people. One of the terrorists later died from his burns, the second is being detained. Some say that this was an act of treason against fellow citizens, the punishment for this act is death by firing squad as in WWI & WWII||08/12/2007||871|
|Ten miners were in the middle of a 12-hour shift early Monday (Aug 6, 2007)morning when a mine shaft collapsed, trapping six of the men. The other four were able to escape and are now helping in rescue efforts. It's believed the six miners are trapped 1,500 feet underground, 2,000 feet from the nearest access and nearly 4 miles from where they entered the mine.||08/08/2007||2,674|
|News related KMZ file of Pirbright Laboratories from where Britain's latest foot & mouth outbreak may have originated||08/07/2007||424|