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Health Dept. to Launch Two-Year Study Near Coldwater Creek

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Residents living around Coldwater Creek in north St. Louis County received the news they’ve been waiting a long time to hear Monday afternoon. 211 more words


Spiderman and Scientific Experimentation

This time around in the assessment of cultural and historical impacts on comics, we look at the impact of scientific experimentation, and the fears of this, on the early stories of everyone’s friendly neighbourhood hero, Spiderman. 465 more words


A few years ago I was firmly in the grip of a survivalist mindset and heavily into ‘prepping’. For those unfamiliar with the term, ‘prepping’ involves building a stockpile of food, equipment, and skills in readiness for something the prepping community dubs “TEOTWAWKI”: The End Of The World As We Know It. 3,172 more words

"Trace levels of radioactive cesium-137 from Fukushima now being detected in Florida citrus fruits"

“Radioactive cesium from the 2011 Fukushima disaster is still being detected in citrus and other plants as far away as Florida, according to a report sent to the U.S. 14 more words



Francium is a naturally occurring element–a highly radioactive alkali metal with one valence electron. At any given moment there is 20-30 grams of Francium (about an ounce) present on Earth. 457 more words