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  • Brazil bridegroom bleeds to death at his wedding

    11/21/2012 12:37:50 PM PST · by GSWarrior · 28 replies
    <p>RIO DE JANEIRO — Media reports say a Brazilian bridegroom bled to death at his wedding reception when he tripped and fell on an empty glass of beer.</p> <p>The G1 news website says the freak accident occurred early Monday morning some six hours after navy sergeant Fabio Jefferson dos Santos Maciel and Geise Guimaraes tied the knot.</p>
  • Wind turbine’s deadly ice shower (UK Turbine Throws Deadly Ice Shards)

    12/02/2008 4:41:51 PM PST · by Robert A. Cook, PE · 37 replies · 1,995+ views
    Peterborough UK Evening Telegraph ^ | 12-02-2008 | Not Listed
    Residents were left fearing for their safety after shards of melting ice fell on homes and gardens from the blades of a giant wind turbine. For about four hours people in King’s Dyke, Whittlesey, had to take cover as huge lumps – some two feet long – showered them from the 80 metre high tower on Saturday morning. (80 metres is about 270 ft) Resident Peter Randall, whose son’s house lies a stone’s throw away from the turbine, said: “Somebody is going to get killed. There was huge lumps of ice shooting off and landing everywhere. “No one wants to...
  • Unique Violet Shards Discovered In East Azarbaijan

    05/16/2005 3:09:38 PM PDT · by blam · 14 replies · 660+ views
    Tehran Times ^ | 5-16-2005
    Unique violet shards discovered in East Azarbaijan Tehran Times Culture Desk TEHRAN -- A team of archaeologists has recently discovered over 100 violet-colored shards at the ancient site of Kala Tepe in the reservoir area of the Ai-Doqmush Dam, near the city of Mianeh in Iran’s East Azarbaijan Province, Javad Qandgar, the director of the team said on Sunday. The team has been tasked with saving the artifacts and gathering information from Kala Tepe, which contains ruins and artifacts from the Bronze Age. The site is being threatened by the Ai-Doqmush Dam, which recently became operational. “No example of shards...