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Comment: Re:Internet saves (Score 2, Interesting) 114

by Jamonek (#31150810) Attached to: How an Android Phone and Facebook Helped Route Haiti Rescuers

First time,Facebook was proved useful...Hope more can get help like that.What a disaster really...

I wouldn't say the first time it has been proven useful. There was also an article of facebook being used to help save a little girl? from a sewer over in Austrailia. Give me some time and I can find it.


Are Biofuels Still Economically Feasible? 186

Posted by samzenpus
from the Mr.-Fusion dept.
thefickler writes "With falling gas prices, and the end of capitalism as we know it (otherwise known as the credit crisis), the biofuels industry is not looking as viable as it once was. Indeed biofuel production has fallen well short of expectations, with biofuel companies closing down or reducing production capacity. It appears that the industry's only hope is government support."

Scientists Find Hole In Earth's Magnetic Field 200

Posted by samzenpus
from the better-tan dept.
Velorium writes "The Earth's magnetic field has been found to have two large holes that are making Earth's surface vulnerable to solar winds. Despite what scientists originally thought, these holes allow 20 times the normal amount of solar particles through when they are facing away from the sun. This is the opposite of what the scientists had first speculated."

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