Earthquakes and Solar Eclipses in Australia
There are cities in Chile and Peru who celebrate lunar and solar eclipses. After the eclipses have passed, they then wait for the earthquake. More often than not they do get an earthquake because their coastlines are along the ring of fire, or a huge earthquake zone. Does the same thing happen in the Indian Ocean where the plates appear to be cracking and coming apart in places?Could Syria Start WW3?
Many commentators have warned of the risks that the civil war currently taking place in Syria could spread to become a wider conflict. But how far could it spread? Could it spread far and wide enough to start WW3? This article addresses those questions.Criminal Science
Seismic forecasting is an imprecise art. An Italian court still sent six scientists to prison for missing an impending earthquake.The Cutbacks Are Beginning to Bite
The effects of the cutbacks are once again headlining our news. The results of the budgets and staff being cut from our hospitals will have a terrible effect and we are already beginning to see the repercussions.Is The United States Fiscal Cliff Enough to Nudge China Over A Political One?
Well, we just went through a rather ugly presidential election. Over $2 billion were spent on campaign advertisements; most of them attack ads on one another. They were nasty, purporting half-truths, and totally attempting to degrade the personal character of the other candidate. There was nothing pleasurable about it, it wasn’t pretty, but that’s how we do American politics now. We should be ashamed of ourselves, and it seems as if politics is no way to run our great nation. Nevertheless, that’s the way it is, but today I would like to talk to you about a different subject, not US politics, but the politics of China.