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Thursday, 24 June 2010

City of Nome - Alaska


Welcome to Nome

The City of Nome is Alaska's oldest continuous first class city, incorporated on April 9, 1901. Nome is located on the south coast of the Seward Peninsula facing Norton Sound, part of the Bering Sea.

The city is the commercial hub of northwestern Alaska, as well as the site for the finish of the 1049-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race from Anchorage each March.

The movie "The Fourth Kind" is an alien abduction film 'somewhat' based on real life events, with an out-of-this world twist. The story, set in Nome, Alaska, is loosely based on the mysterious disappearances of 24 people in the town. The FBI did investigate the disappearances, which took place between the 1960s and 2004 and concluded in 2006 that "alcohol" was common factor in most of the disappearances. Before the FBI concluded the investigation, it was believed that the deaths and disappearances were the work of a local serial killer.

The question is, are the other kinds of life outside earth or is it all bullshit? People want facts to believe, but if there are no facts and there are proves, is it not enough?

Sometimes we are too selfish to see that the universe is too big, and probably there are other kinds of life, for sure they are smarter than us and they can be anywhere.

Monday, 21 June 2010

Warning from NASA


The Mayan calendar was wrong - at least that's what it suggests is a warning from NASA, the U.S. space agency, on a possible solar storm can be devastating. The world order proclaimed, therefore, may be in May 2013 - not 2012, as provided for the ancient civilization.

If the prediction of NASA scientists is confirmed, the solar wind hurt telecommunication systems such as television and the Internet and energy, with effect 20 times more intense than that caused Hurricane Katrina.

Despite the distance from the Sun from Earth, about 150 million kilometers, NASA researchers are worried that large solar storm. That's because, according to studies, the Sun is increasingly active. In the future, if this activity continues to increase, people will be affected by solar storms are the same as the Earth's climate.

In 1859, a geomagnetic storm occurred on the size of the planned for 2013. Known as "Carrington Event", to be witnessed by astronomer Richard Carrington, the storm caused fires in telegraph offices, electrified transmission cables and produced intense auroras.

If it occurred, would take between four and ten years to repair the damage caused by the activity of the sun But NASA believes the damage may be minor, if researchers can predict with more accuracy yet the arrival of a storm. Thus, telecommunications companies and connected to electricity could avoid protecting their instruments.

The Stereo spacecraft, ACE and SDO transmit every minute updated information about what happens to the Sun This allows researchers to monitor and analyze the solar flares permanently. So for now, there is no reason to despair.