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88,000 tons of radioactive waste – and nowhere to put it
The United States produces 2,200 tons of nuclear waste each year…and no one knows what to do with it. The federal government has long promised, but never delivered, a safe place for nuclear power plants to store their spent fuel. This means that radioactive waste is piling up all over the country. We visited one of the worst places where the waste is stuck: a beachside power plant uncomfortably close to both San Diego and Los Angeles. And we asked the people in charge of the waste there: what happens now? Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2FqJZMl Like Verge Science on Facebook: http://bit.ly/2hoSukO Follow on Twitter: http://bit.ly/2Kr29B9 Follow on Instagram: https://goo.gl/7ZeLvX Read More: http://www.theverge.com Community guidelines: http://bit.ly/2D0hlAv Subscribe to Verge on YouTube for explainers, product reviews, technology news, and more: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs
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Wasteland: The nuclear graveyard under New Mexico
Today, nearly 70,000 tons of nuclear waste sits outside nuclear power plants across the country. For the last half-century, scientists and politicians have struggled to create a viable solution for permanent waste disposal at Yucca Mountain, located 90 miles outside Las Vegas. They've failed. As the political dust settles over Yucca, eyes turn to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, outside of Carlsbad, New Mexico. Read the full story here: http://www.theverge.com/2012/6/14/3038814/yucca-mountain-wipp-wasteland-battle-entomb-nuclear-waste More from The Verge: Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=theverge Check out our full video catalog: http://www.youtube.com/theverge/videos Visit our playlists: http://www.youtube.com/theverge/playlists Like The Verge on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/verge Follow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/verge Follow on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/verge Read More: http://www.theverge.com
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Massive oil spills. Exploding bomb trains. Hazardous chemicals. Poisoned water. What’s the plan?
It’s been 21 years since the EPA considered the rules that govern Oil Spill Response. In that time, our technologies have advanced significantly, while the rules surrounding them remained unchanged. Dangerous dispersants, unconventional oil and gas, and risky transportation methods have created perilous, sometimes deadly, situations. Now is our opportunity to create meaningful change. Riki Ott, PhD, discusses the ten key points of the proposed revisions to the National Contingency Plan for Oil Spills, and encourages us to take action by submitting public comments to the EPA by April 22, 2015. Learn to file comment to the EPA using this short link: http://sinvis.cc/EPA001
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Alvin Lin discusses carbon capture and storage technology
CCTV America interviewed Alvin Lin, China Climate and Energy Policy Director at the Natural Resources Defense Council, about carbon capture, storage technology, and whether it could really be a game-changer.
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http://ThoriumRemix.com/ Thorium is an abundant material which can be transformed into massive quantities of energy. To do so efficiently requires a very different nuclear reactor than the kind we use today- Not one that uses solid fuel rods, but a reactor in which the fuel is kept in a liquid state. Not one that uses pressurized water as a coolant, but a reactor that uses chemically stable molten salts. Such a reactor is called a "Molten Salt Reactor". Many different configurations are possible. Some of these configurations can harness Thorium very efficiently. This video explores the attributes of Molten Salt Reactors. Why are they compelling? And why do many people (including myself) see them as the only economical way of fully harnessing ALL our nuclear fuels... including Thorium. This video has been under development since 2012. I hope it conveys to you why I personally find Molten Salt Reactors so compelling, as do the many volunteers and supporters who helped create it. Much of the footage was shot by volunteers. All music was created by: http://kilowattsmusic.com To support this project, please visit: https://patreon.com/thorium Entities pursuing Molten Salt Reactors are... Flibe Energy - http://flibe-energy.com/ Terrestrial Energy - http://terrestrialenergy.com/ Moltex Energy - http://www.moltexenergy.com/ ThorCon Power - http://thorconpower.com/ Transatomic - http://www.transatomicpower.com/ Seaborg - http://seaborg.co/ Copenhagen Atomics - http://www.copenhagenatomics.com/ TerraPower - http://terrapower.com/ Bhabha Atomic Research Centre - http://www.barc.gov.in/ Chinese Academy of Sciences - http://english.cas.cn/ Regular Thorium conferences are organized by: http://thoriumenergyalliance.com/ http://thoriumenergyworld.com/ Table of Contents 0:00:00 Space 0:17:29 Constraints 0:28:22 Coolants 0:40:15 MSRE 0:48:54 Earth 0:59:46 Thorium 1:22:03 LFTR 1:36:13 Revolution 1:44:58 Forward 1:58:11 ROEI 2:05:41 Beginning 2:08:36 History 2:38:59 Dowtherm 2:47:57 Salt 2:51:44 Pebbles 3:06:07 India 3:18:44 Caldicott 3:35:55 Fission 3:56:22 Spectrum 4:04:25 Chemistry 4:12:51 Turbine 4:22:27 Waste 4:40:15 Decommission 4:54:39 Candlelight 5:13:06 Facts 5:26:08 Future 5:55:39 Pitches 5:56:17 Terrestrial 6:08:33 ThorCon 6:11:45 Flibe 6:20:51 End 6:25:53 Credits Some of this footage is remixed from non-MSR related sources, to help explain the importance of energy for both space exploration and everyday life here on Earth. Most prominently... Pandora's Promise - https://youtu.be/bDw3ET3zqxk Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson - https://youtu.be/Pun76NZMjCk Dr. Robert Zubrin - https://youtu.be/EKQSijn9FBs Mars Underground - https://youtu.be/tcTZvNLL0-w Andy Weir & Adam Savage - https://youtu.be/5SemyzKgaUU Periodic Table Videos - https://youtube.com/channel/UCtESv1e7ntJaLJYKIO1FoYw
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Nuclear update Fukushima, United States, & World. 8/13/12 It's WAR.
Feel free to press the remix button below and reupload to your channel if you wish. No asking necessary. We need to keep spreading the word about this "non official nuclear war" we are currently in! In more local news! Check this out. RSOE EDIS removed this posting shortly after I came across it! http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/site/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=NC-20120813-36150-USA Nuclear Event in USA on Monday, 13 August, 2012 at 02:32 (02:32 AM) UTC. Description The Palisades nuclear plant in southwestern Michigan has been removed from service to repair what officials said is a "very small, very minor" cooling water leak. No radioactive materials were released, spokesman Mark Savage said Sunday. The leak was being repaired inside a containment building at the plant in Covert Township, southwest of Grand Rapids. "Palisades is taking this conservative measure at this time because of our unrelenting commitment and focus on nuclear safety," Savage said in Sunday morning in a release. "Palisades will be returned to service when repairs are completed." Officials had been monitoring the leak for a month. Cooling water is used to cool off components of a nuclear reactor by picking up and carrying heat from the reactor. The plant's reactor was shut down June 12 to repair a leak in a refueling water storage tank and was back online by July 11. "Shortly after that we noticed slowly increasing levels of this (cooling water) leakage," Savage told The Associated Press on Sunday afternoon. Shutting down the plant drops radiation levels in the containment building and allows workers to safely repair the leak, he added. Palisades has been designated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission as one of the nation's four worst-performing nuclear plants, and it's come under increasing public and federal scrutiny recently. New Orleans-based Entergy Corp. owns the plant and says it's working to improve the plant's safety culture. Last month, Michigan health officials reminded people who live, work or visit within 10 miles of Palisades to have potassium iodide pills on hand. The pills may prevent illnesses associated with radioactive iodine should an accident occur. The Michigan Department of Community Health makes the pills available for free to people near the plant and the state's other nuclear power plants. Latest Headlines: http://enenews.com/ Gundersen: We've got some never-before-seen video of Unit 4 coming out — "It is a very threatening situation" (AUDIO) Biologist on Mutated Butterflies: Study is overwhelming in its implications for humans — Japan Researcher: Insects were believed to be very resistant to radiation — Irregularly developed eyes, malformed antennae, much smaller wings (PHOTO) Federal Lawsuit: Giant Sinkhole May Be Radioactive — Failed salt cavern "may have breached Napoleonville Dome's outer wall" Report: Some investigators concluded sabotage probably triggered Three Mile Island disaster (AUDIO) US Gov't: EPA specifically allows radioactive waste to be dumped in salt caverns — Exempted from hazardous waste requirements Japanese Researcher: They remind me of Godzilla (PHOTO) — 95% of worms die, survivors grow 10 times average size when raised on Tokyo soil contaminated with Fukushima radioactive material Fukushima ranked Level 8 on newly proposed nuclear scale, above Chernobyl (VIDEO) Analyst: They are worried about a breach of the salt dome — Chevron emptying billions of cubic feet of gas from cavern after Louisiana gov't issues warning Fukushima Mom: "Strange"... Gov't found something on son's thyroid, but they're not going to do anything about it — NHK: Family "has no choice" but to accept gov't policy (VIDEO) NHK Documentary: "The worse-case scenario was unfolding" as Unit 3′s pressure reached its limit on March 14 (VIDEO) NHK Special: 'Unexpected finding' revealed in Tochigi Prefecture — 17 times radiation limit in front of school (VIDEO) TV: Official warns Louisiana sinkhole at risk of enlarging — Other wells in area could become destabilized (VIDEO) Japan Times: Study finds 'abnormalities' in 52% of second generation offspring from butterflies collected May 2011 — Unusually small wings, premature death Very shallow, intense quake hits Fukushima — Registered 5- of 7 on Japan seismic scale — No tsunami warning issued Louisiana Sinkhole: Radioactive waste in cavern may have exceeded radiation limits — Up to 20 cubic feet pumped inside Louisiana Test Results: Radioactive thorium, lead, and more detected in sinkhole samples (VIDEO) Japan Newspaper: Tokyo area turned out to be as contaminated as Fukushima -Kyoto Professor Five quakes M4 and above hit Fukushima in last six days Fukushima Chief Yoshida on Video: We must bring foreign experts in to help — Spoke like reactors not stabilized (PHOTO) TV: Concerns about integrity of top of giant Louisiana salt dome — Measures 1-by-3 miles (DIAGRAM & VIDEO)
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Robert Hargraves: "THORIUM" | Talks at Google
Dr. Robert Hargraves spoke at Google's office in Cambridge MA on May 21, 2014. His talk addressed world economic development, environmental sustainability, and energy production. The energy technology which may have the greatest potential and merits much more investment in the USA is Metal Salt Reactors, especially Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors. This technology has zero carbon footprint, very small environmental footprint overall, and is exceptionally safe and reliable. The USA was involved in it as recently at the 1970's, but our military industrial complex pushed MSR out of the picture because it is virtually unweaponizable. China is quietly pouring $100 million per year into it.
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Oil Spillage: The Five Biggest and Calamitous in the History, Can we Do Something? [igeoNews]
Contribute to the Project: http://igeo.tv/contribuye-al-proyecto/ An oil spill is the release of a liquid petroleum hydrocarbon into the environment, especially marine areas, due to human activity, and is a form of pollution. The term is usually applied to marine oil spills, where oil is released into the ocean or coastal waters, but spills may also occur on land. Oil spills may be due to releases of crude oil from tankers, offshore platforms, drilling rigs and wells, as well as spills of refined petroleum products (such as gasoline, diesel) and their by-products, heavier fuels used by large ships such as bunker fuel, or the spill of any oily refuse or waste oil. Spilt oil penetrates into the structure of the plumage of birds and the fur of mammals, reducing its insulating ability, and making them more vulnerable to temperature fluctuations and much less buoyant in the water. Cleanup and recovery from an oil spill is difficult and depends upon many factors, including the type of oil spilled, the temperature of the water (affecting evaporation and biodegradation), and the types of shorelines and beaches involved. Spills may take weeks, months or even years to clean up. Mostly oil wich is consumed around the world is located far away from the usage point, transportation is overall made by sea into especially equiped ships. Oil is known from the antique and until XIX Century was transported into barrels like usual ship´s cargo, industrial revolution increased their comsumption and therefore, their needs of transportation. The amazing rise of oil tanker working around the world and the extremely large transported ship´s cargo have increased the dangers of accidents with oil lost. Petroleum is water insoluble, so quite difficult to be clean. Furthermore, their derivative´s combustion creates residual products. it is difficult to figure out the oil spillage scale when oil spillings happen directly from the exploitation´s deposit, when the lost is because of ship accident, datas can be more exact considering that the ship´s cargo is usually registered. Mostly oil spillages are produced in the sea, althought not only in the transport. From the largest 17 spillages in the world, 10 were for crashs or explotions in ships, 4 because of cram disaster or oil platform, 2 for tube scape, and the last, the most serious, it was in Persian Gulf because of the Iraki army retreatment after Kuwait invasion. Watch Related Video Fracking, Castor Project. Castellon Earthquakes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Du4uFSTgCn0 http://igeo.tv/ Igeo TV en español: ver videos, agencia de noticias y venta de metraje en: http://www.youtube.com/user/igeotv
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Fukushima Nuclear Reactor #1 Update 10/10/12
TEPCO: Water level high enough to cool reactor-1 http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/20121011_07.html The operator of Japan's crippled nuclear plant says melted fuel at the bottom of the No.1 reactor is being kept cool. Tokyo Electric Power Company says its latest probe reveals the water level in the reactor's containment vessel is at 2.8 meters - enough to stop the fuel from overheating. TEPCO used endoscopes to look inside the vessel at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Footage from the probe shows steam in the vessel but no dripping water. That means damaging humidity is lower than in an earlier test on the No.2 reactor. But the footage highlights problems. The surface of scaffolding inside the container vessel is corroded. The probe revealed a 30-centimeter long metal rod lying on the scaffold and polluted water underneath. TEPCO says it detected radiation of over 11 sieverts per hour in some parts of the container. That's high enough to kill in 40 minutes of exposure. But it adds that melted fuel rods lying at the bottom of the reactor are stable, thanks to the water level. The find means that TEPCO's schedule for decommissioning the reactor is still on course. However, other information contradicts this report... Tepco workers "unable to find water level" in Reactor No. 1 containment vessel — "Some damage was found" (PHOTO) http://enenews.com/tepco-unable-to-find-the-water-in-reactor-no-1-containment-vessel-some-damage-was-found-photo It's been a while since I did an update, so here are the Enenews headlines for the last few days: Latest Headlines: http://enenews.com/ Sinkhole Meeting: I can't tell you how we're going to stop crude oil from coming to surface — I don't have any kind of answer — Turning to international experts for help (VIDEO) Fukushima Tapes: "This is a suicide corps... We can't vent Unit 2... this is like the end" — Released recording ends soon after (VIDEO) Shiny, golden material seen coating pipes and surfaces inside Fukushima Unit 1 containment vessel (PHOTOS & VIDEO) State Scientists: Crude oil may be penetrating aquifer around giant sinkhole — Contamination of aquifer is certainly being looked at... that's all I can say (VIDEO) Oil 'covering' sinkhole area? (PHOTO) New footage inside Fukushima Unit 1 containment vessel — Thick steam, blackened piping (PHOTOS & VIDEO ) Mystery Continues: 'Difficult to determine' location of melted fuel during Unit 1 investigation, says Tepco — Radiation dose highest at top of containment vessel Video: Radioactivity of 14,600 Bq/m2 in rice paddy soil far from Fukushima plant — Gov't experts now admitting "crude oil" is what's in giant sinkhole, not diesel — Oil likely coming up side of salt dome Fukushima Worker: Some people not being given food, have no place to go — "We can work only momentarily... It can't progress... we always need new workers" (AUDIO) "Second Coming of Macondo Oil": Beach closures still in effect since Isaac — Orange-yellow sand — Expert says this is 'new normal' for Gulf State Officials: 'Elevated' hydrocarbon readings on residential street 1,000s of feet from sinkhole — Levels previously so high, sheriff threatened public with arrest for tampering with monitors 60km from Fukushima Plant: Kids walk to school each day on road contaminated with radioactivity of 70,000 Bq/m2 (VIDEO) Officials: "Deep natural formation" may be source of gas around giant sinkhole — Fears it could reach surface at explosive levels Officials: 500 square feet falls into giant sinkhole — Towards pipeline on SW side — Clean up halted Massive mushroom-like cloud in Russia after 'spontaneous missile explosion' — Shockwave caught on film, felt 25 miles away — Entire town in plumes of black smoke — "No nuclear arms involved" -- No risk to public, public evacuated (VIDEOS) Tepco workers "unable to find water level" in Reactor No. 1 containment vessel — "Some damage was found" (PHOTO) 'High Temperature Incinerator Building' onsite at Fukushima Daiichi — Across from 'Incineration Workshop' (PHOTO) Japan Legal Expert: Another nuclear accident will mean no future for country — You and us are taking on the most important issue, be confident in yourselves and spread this movement further (VIDEO) KATC: "Sinkhole Concerns Surface at Lake Peigneur" 50 miles away — "There's bubbling on the south side... white foam" — Scientists yet to determine cause (VIDEOS) TV: Unknown gas trapped in giant sinkhole sparks new concern — Vent wells being dug in the 4-acre slurry (VIDEO) Legal Expert on Sinkhole: "Incredibly dangerous situation" — Local officials very concerned gas could burst through ground with explosive force (VIDEO)
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Wetland Revival 2014
http://gallery.usgs.gov/videos/831 USGS scientists deliver a variety of science in the effort to restore wetlands to over 25,000 acres in San Francisco Bay. “Wetland Revival” shows how science is contributing to the transformation of once industrial salt producing ponds into more natural habitat. The program was completed in 2008. USGS General Information Product 61. Photos of California Clapper Rail owned by Peter LaTourette at Birdphotography dot com.
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What Happens If All The World’s Ice Melts?
Which Country Will Be Under Water In Our Lifetime?: http://dne.ws/1Lm48kc Climate change is causing the ice sheets to melt at an alarming rate. What would happen if all of the frozen ice in the ocean melted? Read More: Melting Arctic sea ice could increase summer rainfall in northwest Europe suggests new study http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/10/131028205410.htm “A new study offers an explanation for the extraordinary run of wet summers experienced by Britain and northwest Europe between 2007 and 2012. The study found that loss of Arctic sea ice shifts the jet stream further south than normal resulting in increased rain during the summer in northwest Europe.” Antarctic Ice Shelf in Last Throes of Collapse http://www.livescience.com/50850-antarctica-larsen-ice-shelf-collapsing.html?adbid=600351170461241344&adbpl=tw&adbpr=146469194&cmpid=514647_20150518_45976066&short_code=30hva “A vast Antarctica ice shelf that partly collapsed in 2002 has only a few years left before it fully disappears, according to a new study.” Gravity data show that Antarctic ice sheet is melting increasingly faster http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/04/150430191140.htm “Researchers 'weighed' Antarctica's ice sheet using gravitational satellite data and found that during the past decade, Antarctica's massive ice sheet lost twice the amount of ice in its western portion compared with what it accumulated in the east. Their conclusion -- the southern continent's ice cap is melting ever faster.” Direct evidence for a positive feedback in climate change: Global warming itself will likely accelerate warming http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150330122439.htm “A new study has confirmed the existence of a positive feedback operating in climate change whereby warming itself may amplify a rise in greenhouse gases resulting in additional warming.” ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Julia Wilde on Twitter https://twitter.com/julia_sci DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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Turkey Point Nuclear Plant Leaking Highly Radioactive Tritium 3/8/16
A radioactive isotope linked to water from power plant cooling canals has been found in high levels in Biscayne Bay, confirming suspicions that Turkey Point’s aging canals are leaking into the nearby national park. Highlights: Radioactive ‘tracer’ detected at up to 215 normal levels near canals ~~~ County commission set to discuss cooling canal problems Tuesday ~~~ Threat from pollution to public, marine life not addressed in report ~~~ According to a study released Monday by Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, water sampling in December and January found tritium levels up to 215 times higher than normal in ocean water. The report doesn’t address risks to the public or marine life but tritium is typically monitored as a “tracer” of nuclear power plant leaks or spills. The study comes two weeks after a Tallahassee judge ordered the utility and the state to clean up the nuclear plant’s cooling canals after concluding that they had caused a massive underground saltwater plume to migrate west, threatening a wellfield that supplies drinking water to the Florida Keys. The judge also found the state failed to address the pollution by crafting a faulty management plan. This latest test, critics say, raise new questions about what they’ve long suspected: That canals that began running too hot and salty the summer after FPL overhauled two reactors to produce more power could also be polluting the bay. “How much damage is that cooling canal system causing the bay is a question to be answered,” said Everglades Law Center attorney Julie Dick, who had not had a chance to review the report. “There are a lot more unknowns than knowns and it just shows how much more attention we need to be paying to that cooling canal system.” County commissioners, who have kept a close eye on the canals and objected to the state’s management plan, ordered the additional monitoring of bay water last year. The commission is scheduled to discuss the canals, along with another study by University of Miami hydrologist David Chin examining problems linked to adding more water to the canals, at a meeting Tuesday. FPL officials declined to comment Monday evening. Over the last two years, problems with the canals have worsened exponentially. After the 2013 plant expansion to increase power output by 15 percent, the canals began running dangerously high. FPL officials blamed problems on an algae bloom that worsened after the canals were temporarily shut down during the project. But when a summer drought hit in 2014, temperatures spiked. At least twice, when temperatures soared to 102 degrees, the utility was nearly forced to power down reactors. After obtaining permission from nuclear regulators to operate the canals at 104 degrees, the hottest in the nation, FPL officials began plotting a course to fix the canals by pumping in millions of gallons of fresh water from a nearby canal as well as increasing the amount of water drawn from the Floridan aquifer. But the growing saltwater plume triggered regulatory scrutiny. After the county complained, the state ordered a new management plan, called an administrative order, to address problems. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection declined to cite FPL for violating state water laws and instead crafted a plan that critics said gave the utility license to continue to pollute. The plan, hastily approved two days before Christmas, was quickly challenged by county officials, as well as environmentalists and rock miners. The county settled its challenge in October after FPL agreed to a series of actions to clean up the plume that included constructing a barrier made up of extraction wells. The utility also agreed to try to use salty water from the Floridan aquifer, rather than freshwater from the nearby canal intended for Biscayne Bay, or treated wastewater from a nearby county sewer plant. The decree also called for increased monitoring that in the fall gave the first indication the canals had leaked into the bay when monitoring detected elevated levels of ammonia and phosphorus... Turkey Point Tritium Level 215 Times Above Normal Radiation Biscayne Bay Miami, FL 623 CPM https://youtu.be/DDYZU1xBSGg FPL nuclear plant canals leaking into Biscayne Bay, study confirms http://tinyurl.com/jj7f5jp Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/environment/article64667452.html#storylink=cpy Recent sampling of water in Biscayne Bay found higher than normal levels of tritium, a rare hydrogen isotope produced by nuclear reactors and used to track water leaking from Turkey Point’s cooling canals. Subscribe to StrontiumMilks on YouTube here: http://tinyurl.com/oa6mway Turkey Point Nuclear Plant Is Pumping Polluted Water Into Biscayne Bay http://tinyurl.com/jeyf55z Miami’s oceanfront nuclear power plant is leaking http://tinyurl.com/zg8wxr8
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How a thermal power plant works
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Build a do-it-yourself air purifier for about $25
Dr. Jeffrey E. Terrell, director of the Michigan Sinus Center, demonstrates how to build an air purifier with a HEPA filter for about $25 with parts from your local hardware store.
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Nuclear Waste Disposal
Nuclear or Radioactive wastes are usually by-products of nuclear power generation and other applications of nuclear technology. Radioactive waste is hazardous to human health and the environment, and is regulated by government agencies in order to protect human health and the environment. Radioactivity diminishes over time, so waste is typically isolated and stored for a period of time until it no longer poses a hazard. It may need to be stored for only hours, days, or months, while high-level wastes (such as spent nuclear fuel) must be stored for thousands of years.
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Space Medicine Application for Terrestrial Wellness
Smith L Johnston www.nasa.gov/hhp/human-systems-academy
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This film shows fascinating seaweed aquacultures and their potential to provide sustainable marine food. We experienced seaweed farming and processing in northern Europe and Asia. This was the first film we ever made :) Hope you enjoy it! Follow us on Insta @seaweed.adeventures Find us on Fb @seaweedpioneers music: David Cutter - @dcuttermusic / http://www.davidcuttermusic.com Dyalla Swain - http://youtube.com/dyalla" Erik Lund - @erik-lund-18 (provided by Free Music for Vlogs youtu.be/ll4nzRteZQQ) Joakim Karud - http://youtube.com/joakimkarud Melvv - https://itsmelvv.com
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Panel 1: Regulation of Emerging Technologies
Emerging technologies present the common question of how science can be integrated into the policy debate when, by definition, with an emerging technology, the science is well ahead of the content of the social discourse and the science is often not well articulated or understood. The scientific community takes time to reach a persuasive consensus on the implications of an emerging technology for societal risks and benefits. During this interval of scientific exploration of impacts of technological innovations, the conventional debates about regulation revolve around applying the precautionary principal to protect against potential risk or regulating only against demonstrated harm. Are there approaches to regulation that allow potential risks to be better imagined and managed without waiting for demonstrated harm or risking stifling innovation.
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Climate Change and Health
Google Tech Talks October 30, 2006 Paul Epstein ABSTRACT Climate change has multiple direct and indirect consequences for human health. Heat waves affect health directly and are projected to take an increasing toll in developed and underdeveloped nations. The 2003 summer heatwave in Europe -- an event six standard deviations from the mean -- led to 21-35,000 excess deaths in five nations, extensive wildfires, crop failures, nuclear plant shutdowns and melted 10% of the Alpine glacial mass. This event and Hurricane Katrina in 2005 demonstrate that climate change and its impacts may be surprisingly non-linear. Credits: Speaker:Paul Epstein
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G2Voice #089: FDA & EPA  Approved” applications for Chlorine Dioxide and Sodium Chlorite 5-27-18
G2Voice #089:FDA & EPA Approved” applications for Chlorine Dioxide and Sodium Chlorite (5-27-18) This week we are talking about the Approved uses of Chlorine Dioxide and Sodium Chlorite This weeks newsletter: https://mmsnews.is/470-g2voice-broadcast-89-all-the-fda-epa-approved-applications-for-chlorine-dioxide-and-sodium-chlorite-5-27-2018 Donate: http://www.genesis2church.is/donate Genesis II Church Documentary: https://youtu.be/BQb6CNtSN2s G2Voice Website: G2Voice.is Upcoming Seminars: Denver 18th - 19th of Aug. Israel To be determined Contact: Jonathan@genesis2church.is New Book site and New Ebook https://g2churchbooks.org/ Jim’s Books https://jimhumble.is/bookstore Genesis II Church Newsletter Subscription: http://genesis2church.is/ MMS Health Recovery Guidebook: http://jimhumble.is/bookstore/mms-health-recovery-guidebook Daniel’s Petition: https://www.change.org/p/public-petition-for-sua-sponte-call-for-rehearing-en-banc How to Make MMS: Sodium Chlorite 22.4% (Master Mineral Solution) https://youtu.be/6rMPxPzZWzY How to dilute HCL Hydrochloric acid from 35% to 4% and 5% https://youtu.be/VaAYhOZXoOs Starting Procedure: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhCyJO1aVkE Protocol 1000: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHtLj1YDp3g (Daily Protocol Bottle): https://youtu.be/bmgRZ86BPV0 Protocol 1000+: https://youtu.be/DBvB79pjYbU Protocol 2000: https://youtu.be/HgOC4ZwaAWs Protocol 4000: https://youtu.be/sQ7oyA9K5Wg Spray Bottle Protocol: https://youtu.be/83RG6NT5taQ MMS Survival Kit: https://youtu.be/L5w4lg8pFv4 For Sacramental Products contact us at: jordan@genesis2church.is E-mail or http://www.genesis2church.is/acquiring-mms Home video course: http://www.genesis2church.is/course Facebook G2Voice: https://www.facebook.com/G2voice.is/ Facebook Genesis II Church: https://www.facebook.com/GenesisIIChurch/ Youtube G2Voice: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQRYRsUj7A_0S36nB1haEAg YouTube Genesis II Church: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFH2DZShFVQvrOjVkkX8r-g Twitter: https://twitter.com/G2Voice1 Sacramental Guidance (English): Mark@genesis2church.is Orientation Sacramental (Espanol): Joseph@genesis2church.is Chlorine Dioxide Informational links: MMSWIKI: http://mmswiki.is/index.php/Main_Page How Chlorine Dioxide works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yaBURpoIWSo BioFilms Killed by CD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VM_mteWQrPg Chlorine Dioxide for Pathogen Control: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ixk4mVJNotg G2Voice contact: info@g2voice.is Support: support@genesis2church.is
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The National for Thursday June 01, 2017
Welcome to the National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News, hosted by Peter Mansbridge. To see more CBC News: http://www.cbc.ca/news »»» Subscribe to The National to watch more videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNational?sub_confirmation=1 Voice Your Opinion & Connect With Us Online: The National Updates on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenational The National Updates on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CBCTheNational The National Updates on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+CBCTheNational »»» »»» »»» »»» »»» The National is CBC Television's flagship news program. Airing seven days a week, the show delivers news, feature documentaries and analysis from some of Canada's leading journalists.
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Nuclear Waste Disposal w. OIl and Gas Fracking Techniques (CXOTalk #302)
Nuclear waste disposal remains a problem across the US. On this episode, CXOTalk host, Michael Krigsman, talks with the two founders of a small company that wants to solve this problem and sell to only one customer -- the federal government. For more information see, https://www.cxotalk.com/episode/nuclear-waste-disposal-deep-isolation-pitches-government Elizabeth Muller is Co-Founder and CEO of Deep Isolation, a start-up company providing a safe and permanent solution for nuclear waste disposal. She is also Co-Founder and Executive Director of Berkeley Earth, a public-benefit organization using modern statistical techniques to study and address major environmental concerns such as global warming and air pollution. Richard Muller is Co-Founder and CTO of Deep Isolation. Deep Isolation patents co-author who served as a Professor of Physics at UC Berkeley for 34 years. Also served on JASON, an independent group of elite scientists which advises the United States government on matters of science and technology. Winner: MacArthur Prize and Breakthrough Prize.
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Tilapia farm visit 3000 fish in this tank alone!
We went to pick up a new breeding stock of tilapia today. I am excited to grow our aquaculture and aquaponics to this size one day.
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21st Century Energy Challenges
Bill Gates joins Energy Secretary Steven Chu to discuss how America can meet and prosper from 21st century global energy challenges. Moderated by John Podesta. Recorded at the ARPA-E 2012 summit.
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From Icefield to Ocean: Impacts of Glacier Change in Alaska
http://gallery.usgs.gov/videos/691 Rapidly changing glaciers in Alaska demonstrate tight physical and ecological linkages with downstream ecosystems that bridge the icefield-to-ocean continuum. This talk will highlight recent efforts of an Alaska Climate Science Center supported research project to better understand these linkages, including how glaciers influence hydrology and oceanography as well as the biogeochemistry and ecology of freshwater and near-shore marine ecosystems that receive glacial runoff.
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The Kolbrin - Part 2
Download the PDF in the following link. https://ia800806.us.archive.org/8/items/TheKolbrinCOMPLETE/The%20Kolbrin%20_COMPLETE.pdf
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Research Associate Professor, University of New Hampshire PRESENTATION TITLE: Climate Change in the Northeast US: Past, Present, and Future ABSTRACT: Climate Changes. It always has and always will. However, an extensive and growing body of scientific evidence shows -- and 97% of climate scientist agree - that that human activities are now the primary force driving change in the Earth's climate system. A wide variety of climate indicators show that the Northeast US has been getting warmer and wetter over the past century, and that the rate of change has increased over the past four decades. Extreme precipitation events have also increased dramatically since the 1960s. Statistical downscaling of global climate model simulations indicates that the Northeast will continue to get warmer and wetter, and extreme precipitation events and summertime drought will become more frequent. In addition, sea levels will continue to rise. A pressing need for significant action to reduce emissions of heat-trapping gases and prepare for the impacts of our changing climate is clearly warranted given the environmental, economic, and humanitarian risks associated with our changing climate. Recent climate assessments developed for New England serve as a foundation for assessing vulnerability and guiding future adaptation efforts.
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Natural gas
Natural gas is a fossil fuel formed when layers of buried plants, gases, and animals are exposed to intense heat and pressure over thousands of years. The energy that the plants originally obtained from the sun is stored in the form of chemical bonds in natural gas. Natural gas is a nonrenewable resource because it cannot be replenished on a human time frame. Natural gas is a hydrocarbon gas mixture consisting primarily of methane, but commonly includes varying amounts of other higher alkanes and even a lesser percentage of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, and hydrogen sulfide. Natural gas is an energy source often used for heating, cooking, and electricity generation. It is also used as fuel for vehicles and as a chemical feedstock in the manufacture of plastics and other commercially important organic chemicals. Natural gas is found in deep underground rock formations or associated with other hydrocarbon reservoirs in coal beds and as methane clathrates. Petroleum is another resource and fossil fuel found in close proximity to, and with natural gas. Most natural gas was created over time by two mechanisms: biogenic and thermogenic. Biogenic gas is created by methanogenic organisms in marshes, bogs, landfills, and shallow sediments. Deeper in the earth, at greater temperature and pressure, thermogenic gas is created from buried organic material. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Compressed air energy storage
Compressed air energy storage is a way to store energy generated at one time for use at another time using compressed air. At utility scale, energy generated during periods of low energy demand can be released to meet higher demand periods. Small scale systems have long been used in such applications as propulsion of mine locomotives. Large scale applications must conserve the heat energy associated with compressing air; dissipating heat lowers the energy efficiency of the storage system. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Saturday Engineering for Everyone, Feb. 13, 2016
Professor David Ruzic's Saturday Engineering for Everyone talk, "Dispelling the Myths about Nuclear Power," was Feb. 13, 2016, in the ECE Building on the University of Illinois campus.
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وثائقي/ الهندسة الزراعية مترجم -Agricultural Engineering Documentary Translator
تتلخص مهام الفديو بسرد عام لتخصصات الهندسة الزراعية الرئيسية يشمل كل من الميكنة الزراعية والري والطاقة المتجددة وادارة المزرعة والتصنيع الغذائي وتنسيق الحدائق والتربة ادارتها والمحافظة عليها والبيوت المحمية. مع تمنياتي لكم بالمشاهدة الطيبه لا تنسوا الاشتراك بالقناة احبائي المتابعين
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Water Quality Presentation by Brad Johnson and Kyle Dexter
Hamilton County Public Health's Brad Johnson and Kyle Dexter give a presentation on Water Quality in Hamilton County, Ohio at the Warren County Combined Health District Winter Educational Conference on December 4, 2013.
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HSN | Home Solutions 03.25.2018 - 07 AM
Discover innovative problem solving products for in and around the home that help make life easier. Get countless tips and tricks from home experts, the inventors that created some of these items and tackle the to do list without spending a fortune. Prices shown on the previously recorded video may not represent the current price. View hsn.com to view the current selling price.SHOP NOW http://www.hsn.com
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Shale Gas and The Future Global Energy Balance: Prof Kenneth Medlock
http://petroleum.curtin.edu.au/ What will the future global energy balance look like? Who will be the winners and losers? Where are the new energy sources coming from? In this highly informative public lecture, Professor Medlock discusses the future global energy balance and Australia's role as both a producer and consumer of energy. Professor Medlock is a leading researcher in resource economics at the Center for Energy studies at Rice University's Baker Institute, Houston Texas. He is also the recipient of the prestigious Haydn Williams Fellowship from Curtin University. This lecture was recorded at Curtin University, Perth Western Australia in June 2012.
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Virginia Beach is an independent city located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 437,994. In 2013, the population was estimated to be 448,479. It is the most populous city in Virginia as well as the 39th most populous in the United States. Located on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Beach is included in the Hampton Roads metropolitan area. This area, known as "America's First Region", also includes the independent cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Suffolk, as well as other smaller cities, counties, and towns of Hampton Roads. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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UCLA Oppenheim Lecture with William McDonough
On February 18, 2015, at UCLA’s Fowler Museum, William McDonough gave a lecture, “Design for the Circular Economy in the Ecological Century,” part of UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Oppenheim Lecture Series. Video courtesy of UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
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The Space Age in Construction by Caroline Guay
While the influence of the machine age on architecture and design is well known, seen in the streamlining of the Art Deco and Modernist styles, the “space age” is more a cliché as a period than a true architectural influence. Design anomalies like the Sheets-Goldstein House by John Lautner exist, but they were far less ubiquitous than the esthetic of sleekness and speed that permeated many aspects of the early modern age, from railroads and aircraft to skyscrapers. Originating in Southern California in the late 1940s, Googie architecture, a form of futuristic architecture influenced by the space and atomic age, was popular into the 1960s. There was a design progression from the streamlined electric locomotives of the 1930’s, the Avanti automobile of the 1960’s, to the Space Station of the 1970’s (all designed by Raymond Loewy), but the urge to create buildings that reflected the speed of the modern age could not be sustained. The design impulse petered out after the height of the space age and we didn’t end up living in houses that looked like rocket ships. Instead, a stronger influence on building history can be found in the transfer of materials developed for space flight into use in construction. NASA and DARPA explicitly encouraged the development of commercial uses of materials first developed for space exploration and advanced weaponry of the Atomic Age. Commonly used materials include urethane foam, honeycomb panel construction, various lightweight/high strength aluminum alloys, nickel alloys, beryllium, MylarTM, TedlarTM, RTV silicone, PlexiglasTM, and various resins. Although not visually consistent, there is a direct relationship between the research and development of titanium plates for aircraft skins used for Kelly Johnson’s A-12 and SR-71 supersonic spy planes to Frank Gehry’s titanium-covered Guggenheim Bilbao. Just as the space-age was responsible for the creation of many modern materials that are currently in use in the building industry today, the authors are employing knowledge obtained from the treatment of mid-century modern artifacts to the conservation of mid-century building materials. A thorough understanding of these materials is critical as many have unique requirements for preservation; titanium can shatter when worked on with conventional cadmium-plated tools and the material is highly susceptible to chlorinated water or cleaning materials. The authors have unique experience assessing, studying, testing, researching and conserving several significant Space Age artifacts including Space Shuttles, Saturn V Rockets, Skylab, a titanium A-12 spy plane, and a Corona spy satellite. Through this they have gained knowledge on the preservation of these exotic materials that can influence the treatment of these materials in an architectural setting. This paper will present examples of this research and use case studies to illustrate their findings.
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DEEPWATER HORIZON oil spill - Documentary
The '''''Deepwater Horizon'' oil spill''' (also referred to as the '''BP oil spill''', the '''BP oil disaster''', the '''Gulf of Mexico oil spill''', and the '''Macondo blowout''') began on April 20, 2010, in the [[Gulf of Mexico]] on the [[BP]]-operated [[Macondo Prospect]]. Killing eleven people, it is considered the largest marine [[oil spill]] in the history of the petroleum industry and estimated to be 8% to 31% larger in volume than the previous largest, the [[Ixtoc I oil spill]]. The US Government estimated the total discharge at . After several failed efforts to contain the flow, the well was declared sealed on September 19, 2010. Reports in early 2012 indicated the well site was still leaking. A massive response ensued to protect beaches, [[salt marsh|wetlands]] and [[Estuary|estuaries]] from the spreading oil utilizing skimmer ships, floating [[Boom (containment)|booms]], controlled burns and of [[Corexit]] [[oil dispersant]]. Due to the months-long spill, along with adv... http://www.wikividi.com ____________________________________ Shortcuts to chapters: 00:04:41: Deepwater Horizon drilling rig 00:05:58: Explosion 00:06:56: Volume and extent of oil spill 00:11:56: Short-term efforts 00:14:28: Considerations of using explosives 00:15:30: Well declared "effectively dead" 00:16:45: Recurrent or continued leakage 00:19:21: Containment 00:20:33: Use of Corexit dispersant 00:26:08: Removal 00:28:46: Oil-eating microbes 00:30:11: Access restrictions ____________________________________ Copyright WikiVidi. Licensed under Creative Commons. Wikipedia link: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Deepwater_Horizon_oil_spill
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Social Science Exhibition, 2010
Social Science exhibition which is organised by KV Sangathan, is an annual event that promotes national integration.
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182nd Knowledge Seekers Workshop, Thursday, July 27, 2017
This is the 182nd Knowledge Seekers Workshop for Thursday, July 27, 2017 from the Keshe Foundation Spaceship Institute's Public Teaching Channel. This weekly on-going public series of Knowledge Seekers Workshops brings us new teachings, universal knowledge and new understandings of true space technology to everyone on Earth direct from the Keshe Foundation Spaceship Institute. Each Thursday, at 9 am Central European Summer Time, we broadcast live, the latest news, developments, and M.T. Keshe teachings on our zoom channel and other public channels. (see below for channel links) If you wish to discover and learn more, please see our many categories of videos on our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/KeshefoundationOrg/playlists Become a student at the world's first Spaceship Institute! For only 100 euros, you get a full calendar year of access to live and recorded private teachings. There are thousands of hours of extended Private Teachings stored in our private portal at the Keshe Foundation Spaceship Institute (KF SSI) that you have access to, and we teach Live classes six days a week in English, plus we also have live classes 7 days a week in 18+ languages. Apply today to become a student at the KF SSI. More information is at our website http://kfssi.org. A direct link to Student Application Form is http://kfssi.org/study-apply. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Other important KF links: ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- http://keshefoundation.org http://keshefoundation.org/donate http://keshefoundation.org/volunteer (instructions at the bottom) http://keshefoundation.org/blueprint http://keshefoundation.org/blueprint-download (download blueprints) http://keshefoundation.org/study-apply (become a student of KF SSI Education) http://keshefoundation.org/mozhan (become a MOZHAN) http://keshefoundation.org/cancerprocessing http://keshefoundation.org/kfssi (KF SSI Education) http://keshefoundation.org/ssi (SpaceShip Institute) http://spaceshipinstitute.org http://kfssi.org http://keshefoundation.org/twitter http://keshefoundation.org/youtubechannel ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Live Streaming of KF SSI Public Teachings / KSW: ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ZOOM: https://zoom.us/j/939474503 (have your microphone ready :) YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/c/KeshefoundationOrg/live LIVESTREAM: https://livestream.com/KFSSI FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/KesheFoundationSSI/ or http://keshefoundation.org/zoom http://keshefoundation.org/youtube http://keshefoundation.org/livestream http://keshefoundation.org/facebook Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/8x3V/
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Environmental Disaster: Natural Disasters That Affect Ecosystems
John P. Milton is a meditation and Qigong instructor, author, and a pioneering environmentalist. He is the founder of Sacred Passage and the Way of Nature. About the book: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0385046561/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0385046561&linkCode=as2&tag=tra0c7-20&linkId=268051c278e62f5d26a866d80556fb86 He pioneered vision questing in contemporary Western culture in the 1940s. In 1945, at the time he began his sacred solo retreats in the wilderness, vision quests were unknown in the Americas outside Native American culture. He received his M.S. in ecology and conservation from the University of Michigan in 1963.[1] Milton is also known for organizing and leading dozens of expeditions into some of the wildest areas left on Earth, starting in his late teens. A founding father of the environmental movement in the early 1960s, he was a professor of environmental studies and a Woodrow Wilson Center scholar at the Smithsonian Institution. He was one of the first ecologists on staff at the White House as a member of the President's Council of Economic Advisors, and was a founding member of the environmental organization Friends of the Earth. He is a frequent lecturer and workshop leader, and a pioneering, renowned, and sought-after meditation and Qi Gong teacher. Thousands of people have sought his instruction since he began teaching in the 1950s. He has developed unique practices for uniting inner and outer nature through training in Buddhist, Taoist, Vedantic, Tantric, and Native American spiritual traditions, and he incorporates T'ai chi and yoga in his work. The book Discovering Beautiful: On The Road To Somewhere includes several sections detailing a student's apprenticeship with John. John's work in the world is also featured on the Transition United States web site. His books and articles focus on inner development, Qi Gong and ecology. He recently published the book Sky Above, Earth Below. Devotees of Milton say his programs inspire Earth stewardship by cultivating natural wisdom and an open, loving heart in the wild. John Milton lives in Tucson, Arizona. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_P._Milton
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Calling All Cars: Don't Get Chummy with a Watchman / A Cup of Coffee / Moving Picture Murder
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is the police department of the city of Los Angeles, California. The LAPD has been copiously fictionalized in numerous movies, novels and television shows throughout its history. The department has also been associated with a number of controversies, mainly concerned with racial animosity, police brutality and police corruption. radio show Calling All Cars hired LAPD radio dispacher Jesse Rosenquist to be the voice of the dispatcher. Rosenquist was already famous because home radios could tune into early police radio frequencies. As the first police radio dispatcher presented to the public ear, his was the voice that actors went to when called upon for a radio dispatcher role. The iconic television series Dragnet, with LAPD Detective Joe Friday as the primary character, was the first major media representation of the department. Real LAPD operations inspired Jack Webb to create the series and close cooperation with department officers let him make it as realistic as possible, including authentic police equipment and sound recording on-site at the police station. Due to Dragnet's popularity, LAPD Chief Parker "became, after J. Edgar Hoover, the most well known and respected law enforcement official in the nation". In the 1960s, when the LAPD under Chief Thomas Reddin expanded its community relations division and began efforts to reach out to the African-American community, Dragnet followed suit with more emphasis on internal affairs and community policing than solving crimes, the show's previous mainstay. Several prominent representations of the LAPD and its officers in television and film include Adam-12, Blue Streak, Blue Thunder, Boomtown, The Closer, Colors, Crash, Columbo, Dark Blue, Die Hard, End of Watch, Heat, Hollywood Homicide, Hunter, Internal Affairs, Jackie Brown, L.A. Confidential, Lakeview Terrace, Law & Order: Los Angeles, Life, Numb3rs, The Shield, Southland, Speed, Street Kings, SWAT, Training Day and the Lethal Weapon, Rush Hour and Terminator film series. The LAPD is also featured in the video games Midnight Club II, Midnight Club: Los Angeles, L.A. Noire and Call of Juarez: The Cartel. The LAPD has also been the subject of numerous novels. Elizabeth Linington used the department as her backdrop in three different series written under three different names, perhaps the most popular being those novel featuring Det. Lt. Luis Mendoza, who was introduced in the Edgar-nominated Case Pending. Joseph Wambaugh, the son of a Pittsburgh policeman, spent fourteen years in the department, using his background to write novels with authentic fictional depictions of life in the LAPD. Wambaugh also created the Emmy-winning TV anthology series Police Story. Wambaugh was also a major influence on James Ellroy, who wrote several novels about the Department set during the 1940s and 1950s, the most famous of which are probably The Black Dahlia, fictionalizing the LAPD's most famous "cold case", and L.A. Confidential, which was made into a film of the same name. Both the novel and the film chronicled mass-murder and corruption inside and outside the force during the Parker era. Critic Roger Ebert indicates that the film's characters (from the 1950s) "represent the choices ahead for the LAPD": assisting Hollywood limelight, aggressive policing with relaxed ethics, and a "straight arrow" approach. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LAPD
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Auburn Coach Wife Kristi Malzahn Agrees with Match & eHarmony: Men are Jerks
My advice is this: Settle! That's right. Don't worry about passion or intense connection. Don't nix a guy based on his annoying habit of yelling "Bravo!" in movie theaters. Overlook his halitosis or abysmal sense of aesthetics. Because if you want to have the infrastructure in place to have a family, settling is the way to go. Based on my observations, in fact, settling will probably make you happier in the long run, since many of those who marry with great expectations become more disillusioned with each passing year. (It's hard to maintain that level of zing when the conversation morphs into discussions about who's changing the diapers or balancing the checkbook.) Obviously, I wasn't always an advocate of settling. In fact, it took not settling to make me realize that settling is the better option, and even though settling is a rampant phenomenon, talking about it in a positive light makes people profoundly uncomfortable. Whenever I make the case for settling, people look at me with creased brows of disapproval or frowns of disappointment, the way a child might look at an older sibling who just informed her that Jerry's Kids aren't going to walk, even if you send them money. It's not only politically incorrect to get behind settling, it's downright un-American. Our culture tells us to keep our eyes on the prize (while our mothers, who know better, tell us not to be so picky), and the theme of holding out for true love (whatever that is—look at the divorce rate) permeates our collective mentality. Even situation comedies, starting in the 1970s with The Mary Tyler Moore Show and going all the way to Friends, feature endearing single women in the dating trenches, and there's supposed to be something romantic and even heroic about their search for true love. Of course, the crucial difference is that, whereas the earlier series begins after Mary has been jilted by her fiancé, the more modern-day Friends opens as Rachel Green leaves her nice-guy orthodontist fiancé at the altar simply because she isn't feeling it. But either way, in episode after episode, as both women continue to be unlucky in love, settling starts to look pretty darn appealing. Mary is supposed to be contentedly independent and fulfilled by her newsroom family, but in fact her life seems lonely. Are we to assume that at the end of the series, Mary, by then in her late 30s, found her soul mate after the lights in the newsroom went out and her work family was disbanded? If her experience was anything like mine or that of my single friends, it's unlikely. And while Rachel and her supposed soul mate, Ross, finally get together (for the umpteenth time) in the finale of Friends, do we feel confident that she'll be happier with Ross than she would have been had she settled down with Barry, the orthodontist, 10 years earlier? She and Ross have passion but have never had long-term stability, and the fireworks she experiences with him but not with Barry might actually turn out to be a liability, given how many times their relationship has already gone up in flames. It's equally questionable whether Sex and the City's Carrie Bradshaw, who cheated on her kindhearted and generous boyfriend, Aidan, only to end up with the more exciting but self-absorbed Mr. Big, will be better off in the framework of marriage and family. (Some time after the breakup, when Carrie ran into Aidan on the street, he was carrying his infant in a Baby Björn. Can anyone imagine Mr. Big walking around with a Björn?)
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The Great Gildersleeve: Gildy Gives Up Cigars / Income Tax Audit / Gildy the Rat
The Great Gildersleeve (1941--1957), initially written by Leonard Lewis Levinson, was one of broadcast history's earliest spin-off programs. Built around Throckmorton Philharmonic Gildersleeve, a character who had been a staple on the classic radio situation comedy Fibber McGee and Molly, first introduced on Oct. 3, 1939, ep. #216. The Great Gildersleeve enjoyed its greatest success in the 1940s. Actor Harold Peary played the character during its transition from the parent show into the spin-off and later in a quartet of feature films released at the height of the show's popularity. On Fibber McGee and Molly, Peary's Gildersleeve was a pompous windbag who became a consistent McGee nemesis. "You're a haa-aa-aa-aard man, McGee!" became a Gildersleeve catchphrase. The character was given several conflicting first names on Fibber McGee and Molly, and on one episode his middle name was revealed as Philharmonic. Gildy admits as much at the end of "Gildersleeve's Diary" on the Fibber McGee and Molly series (Oct. 22, 1940). He soon became so popular that Kraft Foods—looking primarily to promote its Parkay margarine spread — sponsored a new series with Peary's Gildersleeve as the central, slightly softened and slightly befuddled focus of a lively new family. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Gildersleeve
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ideal hotel design paris 3 etoiles descriptif
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