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Aging US Power Grid Blacks Out More Than Any Other Developed Nation

The United States endures more blackouts than any other developed nation as the number of U.S. power outages lasting more than an hour have increased steadily for the past decade, according to federal databases at the Department of Energy (DOE) and the North American Electric Reliability Corp. 474 more words

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Ukraine Cuts Off Crimea’s Power - The Daily Beast

For the moment, at least, the lamps are going out all over Crimea, rather than all over Europe.

The Daily Beast reports that Ukraine temporarily cut off power supplies to Crimea today (Wed., 12/24).  73 more words


"The Burning Wire: a Lincoln Rhyme Novel" by Jeffery Deaver

I picked up this crime novel at the beach house where we spent Thanksgiving, and couldn’t put it down. Not wanting to steal it, I made sure to note the author so I could find it for download onto my Kindle, and I finished it promptly after the trip. 339 more words

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I have deliberately tried to NOT make my blog political. Of course I have opinions, and sometimes these slip through here and there unintentionally… but I’ve focused on engineering, recruiting, etc. 203 more words

RT - BREAKING: Detroit power grid down: Police stations, jails without electricity

Published time: December 02, 2014 16:42

A view of Downtown Detroit (Bill Pugliano / Getty Images / AFP)

A massive power outage in Detroit, Michigan on Tuesday morning is leaving much of the Motor City in the dark. 313 more words