Items that were once in our Current Events category.|
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|News related KMZ file of Pirbright Laboratories from where Britain's latest foot & mouth outbreak may have originated||08/07/2007||328|
|Location of where I-35W collapsed into the Mississippi River on August 1, 2007.|
Story on CNN
|NEW YORK (AP) -- An underground steam pipe explosion tore through a Manhattan street near Grand Central Terminal on Wednesday, swallowing a tow truck and killing one person as hundreds of others ran for cover amid a towering geyser of steam and flying rubble. New York Police Department spokesman Paul Browne said the explosion was not terrorism. ||07/18/2007||1,218|
|SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) -- A plane carrying at least 150 people crashed into a gas station and burst into flames after landing at Sao Paulo's airport Tuesday, Brazil's airport authority said.
|These are the locations for the Live Earth concert around the world on saturday 7th.|
OFFICIAL CONCERTS AND SCHEDULE
OFFICIAL CONCERTS: Local start: USA start (EDT):
Live Earth New York........2:30pm........2:30pm
Live Earth London..........1:30pm........8:30pm
Live Earth Sydney.........11:10am........9:10pm (july 6th)
|The 2005 Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal fire was caused by a series of explosions early on the morning of 11 December 2005. The terminal, generally known as the Buncefield Depot, is an oil storage facility located near the M1 motorway on the edge of Hemel Hempstead in Hertfordshire, England. These were some of the largest explosions ever to occur in the country, and the incident has been de...||07/04/2007||754|
|All of these meandering streets on Homstead AFB are where military base housing once stood. It was all removed after Hurricane Andrew destroyed most of the base in August 1992.||06/23/2007||527|
|This can be the carpet before or after the visit of Munich and Bavaria.||06/05/2007||608|
|From june 6th to june 8th 2007 the Presidents and Prime Ministers of the 8 most important industrial countries in the World: USA, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Russia and Japan will have their annual summitt. This time in Germany at the Kempinski Hotel in Heiligendamm. Participate will also the chairman of the European Union, Barroso, and the Secretary General of the UN, Ban Ki-Moon.||05/31/2007||842|
|A comprehensive phylogenetic visualization of the avian flu virus (phylogenetics = the mapping of genetic mutations over time and space) has been published and its centerpiece is a KML file that shows the evolution of the virus as it travels out of East Asia and into Europe and Africa. (Use GE4)||05/14/2007||970|
|A superoiltanker (224.000 tons)lies in front of the city of Arenzano, in the Italian Riviera. It sunk in 1991|
Five persons of the crew died, and about 144,000 tons of heavy crude oil burnt.
|The location of the highway collapse in Oakland, CA after the tanker crash on April 29, 2007.||05/01/2007||880|
|Locations of the Virginia Tech shootings that occured on April 16, 2007, including a campus map overlay.||04/16/2007||1,991|
|As has been reported in the news lately, Google has added some great things to the Darfur region to highlight whats been happening over there. You can access everything through that special layer inside of Google Earth.|
This placemark will simply fly you to the region.
|Formula One Seasons 2007 Tracks and Layouts||04/12/2007||2,794|
|S.E. Fireworks, a company that stores fireworks articles, is located in the middle of the working class housing estate of Mekkelholt in the northern Dutch city of Enschede. On 13 May 2000, two explosions in a fireworks warehouse detonated an estimated 100 tonnes of explosives. The blast was felt up to 30 kilometers away. Within minutes the surrounding residential quarter was devasted. Some 400 ...||03/21/2007||1,130|
|Lest we forget, these refridgerated trailers have been in place since 9/11/01. They are located at the Office of the Medical Examiner and can be found on East 30th Street between Bellview Hospital and the NYU medical Center. They are not accessable to the general public. These unidentified remains will be relocated to the Ground Zero Memorial upon it's completion. Never Forget!|
|On monday september 6th. 1982 the frigate Peder Skram was on a routine journey in Kattegat. Shortly before noon by an error in the electric system a missile was launched and hit between 2 summer cottages at Lumsaas, 34km (22miles) away.|
The missile hit some trees and destroyed 4 cottages, 130 others were damaged. No one was hurt or killed.
Some one had to be blamed...
|The 8 Stadiums of the 2008 European Football Championship in Switzerland and Austria.||03/07/2007||6,944|
|The 2007 Six Nations Championship is played annually over five weekends predominantly in February and March. Each of the six participating nations plays each other which results in 15 rugby matches over the tournament, with home advantage alternating each year.|
Match winners receive two points, with one for a draw and none for a loss.
|All of the 2007's programm Circuits||01/28/2007||1,114|
|Rail cars that caught fire after a freight train crash near Louisville, Kentucky, were being allowed to burn throughout the night to destroy hazardous materials inside them, authorities announced Tuesday evening. |
The fiery derailment prompted authorities to evacuate everyone within a mile of the wreck as a pall of thick, black smoke began to spread across the town of Brooks, abo...
|Norway’s WRC round, 16-18 February 2007, will contain numerous spectacular Special Stages (SS). From the start/finish in Hamar, the special stages will run northeast of Oslo, the capital of Norway, from the mountainous region of Lillehammer in the north to the forests of Kongsvinger in the south. Rally Norway 2006 may well be the first time the international car industry will meet such pictures...||01/05/2007||931|
|The 2007 Rugby World Cup will be the 6th Rugby World Cup.|
It will be hosted by France during September and October of 2007.
This World Cup will have 20 nations contesting 48 matches over 44 days. 43 matches will be spread between ten French cities, with 3 matches to be held in Cardiff, Wales and 2 matches in Edinburgh, Scotland.