Posts Tagged 'disaster'

2018, in 5 Minutes [video]

The Year In Photos – 2018

From NBC News –

In 2018, the nation bid farewell to two Republican giants. Deadly fires scorched California, and Hurricane Michael seemed to come out of nowhere. An American actress became a British princess, and a shooting at a Florida school seemed painfully familiar. Migrants dreaming of Europe braved the Mediterranean, and migrants fleeing Central America flocked to the U.S. border.

Go to the photos.

Photos Of The Week – Nov. 30, 2018

From The Atlantic –

The Knife Angel in England; tree-canopy tours in Ghana; soldiers on patrol in Ukraine; Christmas displays across Europe and the United States; wildfires in Australia; protests in Colombia, Turkey, and Belgium; and much more

Go to the pictures.

Photographs Of The Week – 9/22/18

From The Guardian –

Super Typhoon Mangkhut, London fashion week, Hurricane Florence in the US and Theresa May isolated in Salzburg – the week captured by the world’s best photojournalists.

Go to the photos.

The Year In Pictures by NBC News

Go to the photos

Go to the photos

Pictures Of The Week by The Guardian

Pictures Of The Week by The Guardian

How To Survive The Apocalypse – Scientific Survival Tips [video]

Little Mistakes Can Mean A Lot

Cheezburger.com posted a list of 21 seemingly minor mess ups that led to huge problems. For instance, the Bay of Pigs invasion may have failed due to ignoring time zones.

Read explanations of all 21 HERE.

24 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of The Week

From BuzzFeed –

Here are the most moving, sorrowful, and breathtaking pictures from the past week.

 

Photos From The Titanic

BuzzFeed published a set of photos of the Titanic, before it sank.

Check them out HERE.

Most Powerful Photos Of Last Week

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Once again, BuzzFeed published an excellent set of photographs documenting the week’s headlines. Check out the photos HERE.

Apollo 1 – A Short History

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Found a short history of the ill-fated Apollo 1 mission. Three astronauts, Command Pilot Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom, Senior Pilot Edward H. White II, and Pilot Roger B. Chaffee, perished on the launchpad in a fire on January 27, 1967. There are rarely seen photos, some which people may find upsetting (charred spacesuits).

Read the history HERE.


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