The jailed members of Russia’s Pussy Riot protest band and the Greenpeace activists recently arrested in the country are among those who could benefit from a new amnesty law. The bill received enough votes in favor in the Duma ... FULL ARTICLE AT Sofia News Agency
It became the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy. Its former mayor was sentenced to 28 years in prison. And a TV personality compared it to Chernobyl. But a new year is on the horizon, and ... FULL ARTICLE AT NPR
It became the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy. Its former mayor was sentenced to 28 years in prison. And a TV personality compared it to Chernobyl. But a new year is on the horizon, and ... FULL ARTICLE AT National Public Radio
There is overwhelming evidence that a lack of sleep is not being taken seriously enough in our society. Sleep deprivation drastically dampens our reaction time and attentiveness. The engineer of the NYC metro train that derailed recently reportedly began drifting ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Huffington Post
Greg White has shot some of the most remote and unusual places in the world. The UK photographer has published photo essays on Chernobyl, Svalbard, and even CERN. But for his latest project, he discovered an alien world within the ... FULL ARTICLE AT Gizmodo
This is a photo of the Chernobyl "Elephant's Foot", a solid mass made of a little melted nuclear fuel mixed with lots and lots of concrete, sand, and core sealing material that the fuel had melted through. The photo ... FULL ARTICLE AT Boing Boing
Chornobyl (as transliterated from Ukrainian: Чорнобиль, pronounced [tʃɔrˈnɔbɪlʲ]), or Chernobyl (as transliterated from the Russian: Чернобыль, Russian pronunciation: [tɕɪˈrnobɨlʲ]), is categorized as a city in northern Ukraine, in Kiev Oblast (Province), near the border with Belarus. The city used to be the administrative center of the Chernobyl Raion since 1932.
The city at present is the... Full Article At Wikipedia.org