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Why is drinking in right now?

I could run and run and run with this topic, but I’m going to spare everyone. Kind of. I’ve always been curious as to why so many people binge drink. 503 more words

Personal

3 am

It was three in the morning; she was reading the book as her life depended on it. She just wanted to know if they survived together. 743 more words

My Thoughts

Minister resigns over massive Taiwan blackout: Reports

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Taiwan’s Economic Affairs Minister Lee Chih-kung resigned after a malfunction at the island’s largest natural gas plant on Tuesday (Aug 15) caused a massive blackout that affected millions of households amid a heatwave.  331 more words

Current Affairs

TV: Blackout [2013 UK]

I’m gonna deal with a couple of things here. Starting with this is not your normal kind of film. It’s sort of a ‘found footage’ style flick. 213 more words

Film

The tree limb that fixed the electric grid

On Aug. 14, 2003, in a rural area of northern Ohio, a high-voltage transmission line sagging in the summer heat brushed against a tree limb and shut down. 825 more words

Reliability

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August 14 in history:

According to some aviation experts, the first official airplane flight in America happened on this day in 1901 in Connecticut.  Gustave Whitehead claimed that he flew a plane half-a-mile and reached an altitude of 50 feet.  153 more words

Today In History

Gaza Life And Suffering Exposed

This short video about Gaza imparts a remarkable amount of information across a very small space of time. Please share widely so that everyone can know what the rogue state of Israel is doing to the tortured people in the largest concentration camp on the planet, also known as Gaza.

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