Last Saturday, I was invited to a trip to Blackpool Pleasure Beach by my best friend, Chloe. I was super excited and all week, I anticipated that the day would go amazing and also I would feel confident to ride all the big rides there. 166 more words
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Seismic surveying could have avoided Lancashire fracking earthquakes, leading geologist tells conference
5th March 2014
UK Shale conference report 4
Professor Peter Styles, one of the UK’s leading experts on seismicity, said the Blackpool earthquakes in 2011 might have been avoided if Cuadrilla had carried out 3d seismic surveys before it fracked.
On this day in 1882 Britain’s first electric trams ran in London.
Electric trams (known as streetcars or trolleys in North America) were first experimentally installed in Saint Petersburg, Russia, invented and tested by Fyodor Pirotsky as early as 1880. 134 more words