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On April 20th 2010, gas went up the riser of the well and caused oil spill and gas.11 people died as a result and 115 were saved.It took 87 days to come up with a plan to cap.While Suttles estimated 5,000 oils of hydrocarbon were dispersed a day , Admiral …

NBC NEWS The amusement park industry assures the public that its parks and rides across America are safe and well inspected but a recent death at the Ohio State Fair has left people wondering whether those claims have actually been nailed down. On Wednesday, in a scenario ripped from a …

Culture is the characteristics and knowledge of a particular group of people, encompassing language, religion, cuisine, social habits, music and arts. The Center for Advance Research on Language Acquisition goes a step further, defining culture as shared patterns of behaviors and interactions, cognitive constructs and understanding that are learned by socialization. Thus, …

A secret passageway discovered near the Pyramid of the Moon in the ancient city of Teotihuacan may have been a way for the people there to emulate the underworld, archaeologists said. Scans of what appears to be a hidden underground tunnel show that the cavity extends from the center of …

As NASA’s Juno probe flew over Jupiter on July 10th, it snapped photographs of the planet’s most iconic feature, the Great Red Spot. Following is a transcript of the video. This is our closest look at Jupiter’s iconic “Great Red Spot.” These photographs were taken by NASA’s Juno probe. It flew …

Three years before Germany invaded Poland in 1939, Adolf Hitler ordered the construction of the world’s largest tourist resort, located on a beachfront property on the island of Rügen. The Nazis called it Prora. Capable of holding more than 20,000 residents, Prora was meant to comfort the weary German worker …

The German parliament is set to vote on same-sex marriage on Friday. The bill, which would give same-sex couples full marital rights and the ability to adopt children, was added to the agenda today after a vote. With Chancellor Angela Merkel indicating that she will make the vote one of …

Source: NJ.com The thing about laws is that they always make great sense at the time they’re written. Nearly 4,000  years ago, the Babylonian king Hammurabi decreed that those accused of sorcery should leap into a river and prove their innocence by not drowning. The Salem Witch Trials viewed floating in …

  Source: NJ.com LOS ANGELES — The family of Adam West, whose straight-faced portrayal of Batman in a 1960s TV series lifted the tight-clad Caped Crusader into the national consciousness, says he has died at age 88. Family members said on a verified Facebook page that West died Friday night after …

A librarian in England has stumbled upon a rare page from the early days of book printing. The 540-year-old leaf comes from a medieval priests’ handbook that had been printed by William Caxton, who introduced the printing press to England, according to a statement from the University of Reading. “I …