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  • Global warming forces Dutch to strengthen dykes

    09/03/2008 5:23:26 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 20 replies · 256+ views
    ABC News (au) ^ | September 3, 2008 | Emma Alberici
    The Netherlands will be forced to spend about $170 billion to extend and strengthen its dykes to protect the country from rising sea levels. A committee charged with investigating the future effects of global warming on the Netherlands delivered its findings overnight. It found that the country, nearly two-thirds of which lies below sea level, must spend up to $2 billion per year over the next century on additional safety measures if it is to survive the ravages of rising sea levels. Large-scale work will be needed to extend and strengthen dykes. The report was written by the Delta commission...
  • Are the Goldman Sachs and Anthrax Letters Linked ?

    07/07/2007 3:47:54 PM PDT · by genefromjersey · 38 replies · 1,714+ views
    The Inside Straight ^ | 07/07/07 | vanity
    Maybe it's just me, but I noticed "tonal" similarities in the recent Goldman Sachs threats, and the 2001 Anthrax letters. What do you think ?
  • April 14, 1865 President Lincoln Shot

    04/14/2005 6:40:53 PM PDT · by kellynla · 555 replies · 11,578+ views
    History Channel.com ^ | 4/14/2005 | staff
    At Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C., John Wilkes Booth, an actor and Confederate sympathizer, fatally wounds President Abraham Lincoln. The attack came only five days after Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his massive army at Appomattox, effectively ending the American Civil War. Booth, who remained in the North during the war despite his Confederate sympathies, initially plotted to capture President Lincoln and take him to Richmond, the Confederate capital. However, on March 20, 1865, the day of the planned kidnapping, the president failed to appear at the spot where Booth and his six fellow conspirators lay in wait. Two...