According to the "Annual Disaster Statistical Review 2013" published this month by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED), 2013 is a year with 330 registered natural disasters. This is less than the average annual disaster frequency ob
If you've heard about Fukushima radiation spreading to the Pacific Coast of North America but were "corrected" by sources both official and expert that this was based more on rumor than reality, then consider the information presented at the October 2013
Using the power of technology to help ease water security issues, Peruvian ad agency Mayo DraftFCB and the University of Engineering and Technology in Lima have joined forces to create the first water-generating billboard. Built in Lima, Peru, the innovative structure
This might be one of the most important videos you have ever seen…
"If you only knew the magnificence of the 3, 6 and 9, then you would have a key to the universe." – Nikola Tesla
The World is Waking…
The DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) is extremely difficult competition of robot systems and software teams vying to develop robots capable of assisting humans in responding to natural and man-made disasters. Seventeen teams from around the world will be
In last 6 months Google has been quietly buying key robotics companies and has since then bought 8 of them. Their latest and crown acquisition for this year – cutting edge robotic company Boston Dynamics – was announced on Friday, December 13.
November 30, 2013
ISON is fading and exiting LASCO C3 view.
Comet ISON on November 30, 2013 @ 08:18. Image credit: ESA/NASA SOHO
Karl Battams (NRL/CIOC) wrote and update on ISON and embeded cool gifs from STEREO: In
The most powerful typhoon to make landfall in recorded history, Super Typhoon Haiyan, slammed the Philippines on November 7/8, 2013, with powerful winds gusting up to 380 km/h (235 mph). Besides powerful winds, storm surges of up to 3 – 5 meters (10 – 17 feet) that…
Strengthening Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) is posing a serious threat to the Philippines. Right now Haiyan is equal to an extremely powerful Category 5 hurricane in the Atlantic, spinning with powerful 333 km/h (207 mph) winds. Haiyan is now the strongest
A massive, shallow and very dangerous earthquake M 7.7 struck Pakistan on September 24, 2013 at 11:29 UTC (16:29 local time). The duration of the quake was close to 2 minutes.
After preliminary analysis, both USGS and EMSC are reporting magnitude 7.7