New Theme: Choco (via WordPress.com News)


Very nice theme, I like the clean simplicity

New Theme: Choco Say hello to our newest theme, Choco. If I had to sum this theme up in just one word, it'd be stylish. With dark colors and stitched borders Choco will give your site a classy, contemporary feel. It is well-suited for any site but works especially well for journal-style blogs: the traditional two-column layout with a right sidebar frames your stories in familiar—yet beautiful—style. [caption id="attachment_6446" align="aligncenter" width="640" ca … Read More

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Why this Christchurch earthquake was so shallow (via LEARN FROM NATURE)


It does not change anything, it does not take away any of the damage, and even though we can not depend on seismologists to predict a new earthquake, maybe this helps in some way that another larger earthquake is not very likely.

I mean we should try and see the positive side of it all as well. Maybe we have had the worst now?

Why this Christchurch earthquake was so shallow February 22, 2011 5:24PM GARY Gibson, Principal Research Fellow in the School of Earth Sciences at the University of Melbourne, explains why the 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck Christchurch today was more destructive than the 7.1 quake that hit the city in September last year. Just how bad is an earthquake of magnitude 6.3? Gibson: A magnitude 6.3 earthquake will occur when an active fault area approximately 15km square ruptures, and one sid … Read More

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Christchurch Earthquake (via Christchurch Earthquake 2011)


Thew Icebergs in the Tasman Lake was a new one to me.

Christchurch Earthquake A BP truck is shown stopped by the earthquake on the road to Lyttelton after the Christchurch earthquake. Roads were cut and the airport closed as the city moved into crisis mode. Picture: Getty Images Icebergs caved into Tasman Lake as a result of the 6.3 earthquake in Christchurch. The quake hit at the height of a busy workday, toppling tall buildings and churches, crushing buses and killing dozens of people. Picture: AP Many locals remain terr … Read More

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Gary Moore remembering a great guitarist


For those of you who have not heard the news: blues rock guitar legend Gary Moore passed away earlier this month in his hotel room in Spain and was buried yesterday in a small graveyard in Brighton, where he’d been living the last fifteen years.

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