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Evacuations begin amid warnings of 'one of biggest' cyclones - with video

February 1, 2011 - 5:00AM

Cyclone Yasi could be one of the biggest cyclones ever to hit Queensland, Premier Anna Bligh warned, as island resorts began evacuations and residents in low-lying areas were urged to leave.

Ports between Cairns and Mackay will close by late today and some nursing homes last night began moving residents.

Evacuations will begin on Tuesday in Queensland as a severe cyclone is expected to strike the flood ravaged state on Wednesday evening.


Posted: 9:37:59 PM  

Evacuations begin amid warnings of 'one of biggest' cy

At 4pm today, the category-three cyclone was 1780 kilometres east northeast of Townsville and 1630 kilometres east northeast of Mackay, the Bureau of Meteorology said.

MTSAT IR Colorized Loop - it's BIG !

Click on "STOP" and move forward/back with " > " and see the faces/smileys in the EYE of the CYCLONE ...

Posted: 6:56:23 PM  

Residents seek shelter as volcano erupts

The 1421-metre Shinmoedake volcano erupted last week for the first time in 52 years.

The volcano is located in a remote part of the Kirishima range on the southern Japan island of Kyushu.

Posted: 6:53:24 PM  

Egypt shuts down al-Jazeera; 100 dead in protests

Egypt moved on Sunday to shut down Al Jazeera's coverage of mass protests against President Hosni Mubarak's regime, but the pan-Arab broadcaster vowed that it would not be silenced.

Posted: 10:12:29 AM  

Get Internet Access When Your Government Shuts It Down

These days, no popular movement goes without an Internet presence of some kind, whether it's organizing on Facebook or spreading the word through Twitter. And as we've seen in Egypt, that means that your Internet connection can be the first to go.

Whether you're trying to check in with your family, contact your friends, or simply spread the word, here are a few ways to build some basic network connectivity when you can't rely on your cellular or landline Internet connections.

Posted: 10:06:52 AM  

What Quantum Mind Power Isn't


Mind Programming

Posted: 9:49:52 AM  

Teenager builds 'death-ray' in the garden, which can burn through almost anything

A 'death ray' satellite dish that could heat objects 5,000 times the power of the sun has got internet users hot under the collar.
Eric Jacqmain, from Indiana in the US, covered an ordinary fibreglass satellite dish with 5,800 tiny mirror tiles.
When aligned correctly it can generate a heat spot a couple of centimetres across, with an intensity of 5,000 suns, the 19-year-old claims.

Posted: 9:44:16 AM  

Australia's north braces for massive cyclone

Australia's flood-stricken state of Queensland closed major coal ports, evacuated tourists from vulnerable resorts and warned of heavy rain on Monday ahead of a massive cyclone due to slam into its coast this week.

"This is a very serious threat," Queensland Premier Anna Bligh told reporters.

"It may be one of the largest and most significant cyclones we've ever had to deal with."

Evacuations begin amid warnings of 'one of biggest' cyclones - Brisbane Times

Posted: 9:40:20 AM  

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