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  • Thousands Flee Slopes of Indonesia Volcano - Mount Merapi

    05/13/2006 5:17:51 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 29 replies · 921+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/13/06 | Chris Brummitt - ap
    MOUNT MERAPI, Indonesia - Thousands of people fled the fertile slopes of Indonesia's most dangerous volcano Saturday as glowing lava oozed down the side and ash and rock spewed from the mountaintop, leading authorities to warn that an eruption could come soon. Villages on Mount Merapi were left virtually empty. Women, children and the elderly filled buses and trucks to be driven to shelters set up at government buildings and schools in nearby towns on the island of Java. Throughout the day, volcanic tremors shook the ground, some strong enough to send people running in fear. After nightfall, fiery magma...
  • Lava Flowing From Indonesian Volcano

    05/04/2006 1:23:43 AM PDT · by bd476 · 44 replies · 1,920+ views
    May 4, 3:30 AM (ET) JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Red-hot lava began flowing from the crater of Indonesia's rumbling volcano Mount Merapi early Thursday as vulcanologists warned residents an eruption may be imminent. Burning streams of molten lava started pouring down the slopes at about 2 a.m. local time, said Subandriyo, the chief of Merapi's Volcanology and Monitoring offices, who goes by a single name. Residents still near the 9,700-foot peak were urged to leave immediately, even though officials said they were not yet raising the alert to the highest level. "The volcano has shown significantly more activity," Subandriyo said....
  • Naga Morich (aka Dorset Naga) - Is this the worlds hottest Chile pepper?

    04/07/2006 9:02:50 AM PDT · by darlochileman · 8 replies · 2,326+ views
    THE CHILEMAN | 7/4/06 | Mark
    As you may have read in the press/on the Internet in recent days, two Chile Growers in Dorset (UK) are claiming to have grown the worlds hottest pepper - the dorset Naga (also know as Naga Morich). There are always going to be arguments and counter claims on what is the worlds hottest chile. The the heat of pods is very subjective and is influenced by many factors and can vary considerably (even on the same plant). Although I cannot profess to growing all hot chiles, I have grown most of the 'claimants' to be the worlds hottest from the...
  • Tsunami warning centers in Pacific to go on 24/7 staffing

    01/23/2006 5:32:23 PM PST · by bd476 · 8 replies · 472+ views
    Anchorage Daily News and Associated Press ^ | January 21, 2006 | JEANNETTE J. LEE
    PALMER -- When news of a big earthquake hits in the middle of the night, it takes geophysicist Bruce Turner five minutes to fumble for his beeper, throw on a coat, scrape ice off his car windshield, drive a mile to work and transmit a tsunami alert from the West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center. These few minutes, essential to communities in a tsunami's path, will no longer be wasted on commuting when the center goes to round-the-clock staffing in April. A portion of $24 million appropriated by Congress in May to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will...
  • Ring of Fire, the Johnny Cash-inspired Musical, in Buffalo Sept. 2, Prior to SF and Broadway

    08/10/2005 9:17:43 AM PDT · by churchillbuff · 4 replies · 353+ views
    Playbill ^ | Aug 9 05 | Kenneth Jones
    Richard Maltby Jr., the director who guided Ain't Misbehavin' and Fosse to Broadway, is staging and co-creating the new Johnny Cash-inspired musical, Ring of Fire, in its test run at Studio Arena Theatre in Buffalo, Sept. 2-Oct. 9. The world premiere, subtitled The Johnny Cash Musical Show and conceived by William Meade, will move to San Francisco's Curran Theatre in January 2006 before heading to Broadway in March 2006. Singer-songwriter Cash, a country music and blues legend, died in 2003. The new theatrical event features six actors and eight musicians, bringing theatrical life to his classic story songs. The show...
  • Uranus is 'responsible' for sea quakes (Funny Title of the Day Award?)

    03/31/2005 2:32:37 PM PST · by IllumiNaughtyByNature · 18 replies · 439+ views
    Mail & Guardian Online ^ | 04/01/05 | Ernest Gill |
    Uranus may be responsible for recent devastating Asian sea quakes because the mystery-shrouded "planet of calamity" is unusually close to the Earth, tabloid newspaper readers in Germany were warned on Wednesday.
  • Big eruption of New Guinea volcano possible

    11/29/2004 9:11:58 AM PST · by cogitator · 26 replies · 2,535+ views
    Space Daily ^ | 11/28/2004 | Agence France-Presse
    Evacuation Of Volcano-Hit Papua New Guinea Island Gets UnderwayPort Moresby, PNG (AFP) Nov 28, 2004 An urgent evacuation of around 9,000 villagers from Papua New Guinea's remote Manam Island got underway Sunday amid fears the the island's volcano was on the verge of a major eruption, officials said. The first batch of hundreds of islanders were taken off the island by container boat in the morning, an official coordinating the evacuation told AFP from the remote community of Bogia, where the islanders are to be taken. "It is on its way to Bogia," disaster relief official John Bivi said, when...
  • Magnitude 7.2 - PAPUA, INDONESIA 2004 November 26 02:25:06 UTC

    11/26/2004 5:31:01 AM PST · by bd476 · 38 replies · 3,166+ views
    USGS Earthquake Hazards ^ | 26 November 2004
    Magnitude 7.2 - PAPUA, INDONESIA 2004 November 26 02:25:06 UTC Preliminary Earthquake Report U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information CenterWorld Data Center for Seismology, Denver A major earthquake occurred at 02:25:06 (UTC) on Friday, November 26, 2004. The magnitude 7.2 event has been located in PAPUA, INDONESIA. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.) Magnitude 7.2 Date-Time Friday, November 26, 2004 at 02:25:06 (UTC) = Coordinated Universal Time Friday, November 26, 2004 at 11:25:06 AM = local time at epicenter Location 3.634°S, 135.477°E Depth 35 km (21.7 miles) set by location program Region PAPUA, INDONESIA Distances 95 km (60...
  • Mount St. Helens VolcanoCam

    09/29/2004 3:32:13 PM PDT · by BCrago66 · 47 replies · 14,367+ views
    USDA Forest Service ^ | 9/29/04 | USDA Forest Service
    This is an image of Mount St. Helens, taken from the Johnston Ridge Observatory. The Observatory and VolcanoCam are located at an elevation of approximately 4,500 feet, about five miles from the volcano. You are looking approximately south-southeast across the North Fork Toutle River Valley.
  • Man in Black: Country star, Christian, rocker, rebel. Johnny Cash

    09/14/2003 2:01:02 PM PDT · by Let's Roll · 21 replies · 1,724+ views
    Time Magazine online ^ | Sep 22, 2003 (up now 9/14/2003) | Richard Corliss
    The three-day shoot for the video was about to wrap, and director Mark Romanek needed just one more shot from his singer star, Johnny Cash. As Romanek recalls, "I said to John, 'This is the last take. So if you want to get angry or smash something up, this is your last chance.'" Cash didn't get it. He thought Romanek meant this would be the final shot in the ailing star's life, so he had better make it good. Cash wouldn't, couldn't surrender to such defeatism. "I hope it's not the last take," he said in that baritone growl, which...
  • DFU SONG: Ring of Fire (goodbye Johnny Cash...RATS are stinking liars)

    09/12/2003 9:06:25 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 2 replies · 456+ views
    DFU SONG PARODIES | 9-2003 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - RING OF FIRE You'd be a fool to trust any Democrat...every one is a sewer rat It...isn't hard to see They are worthless as can be They...are traitors, all In our war, they're not standing tall Democrats are such lowlife stinking liars To be spreading bull...not one ever tires May they burn, burn, burn in Hades fires...in Hades fires Stay away from a Democrat...every one is a sewer rat Your mom should have warned you of that...stay away from a Democrat Democrats are such lowlife stinking liars To be spreading bull...not one ever tires May they burn,...
  • Rock 'n' roll pioneer Sam Phillips dead

    07/30/2003 9:39:24 PM PDT · by Valin · 41 replies · 1,800+ views
    AP ^ | 7/30/03
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Sam Phillips, who discovered Elvis Presley and helped usher in the rock 'n' roll revolution, died Wednesday. He was 80. Phillips died at St. Francis Hospital, spokeswoman Gwendolyn McClain said. No details were immediately available about the cause of death or how long he had been hospitalized. Phillips founded Sun Records in Memphis in 1952 and helped launch the career of Presley, then a young singer who had moved from Tupelo, Miss. He produced Presley's first record, the 1954 single that featured ``That's All Right, Mama'' and ``Blue Moon of Kentucky.'' ``God only knows that we didn't...