Thursday, July 5, 2007

"Quackbusters" Have Giant Court Losses on Two Continents: Holland, Pennsylvania & California Courts Rule Against Them

(also published here)

by Ilena Rosenthal


Recent rulings in Amsterdam, Pennsylvania and the Supreme Court of California are heavy blows to the Quackwatch anti-chiropractic and anti-alternative medicine organizations.

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Tuesday, July 3, 2007

One of my favorite places in the World ~ Volcan Arenal

Volcanic activity at Arenal soon celebrates 39th anniversary

By Donna Lynn Norton
Special to A.M. Costa Rica Photo by Phil Slosberg

The 29th of this month Volcán Arenal will have achieved 39 straight years of continuous, daily volcanic activity.

It already has the record for the longest-running, continuously active volcano in the world. After 400 to 500 years of dormancy, Volcán Arenal woke up with a deadly eruption of 1,292-degree gas, ash and rocks that poured downhill July 29, 1968.

Evacuations take minutes and eruptions take seconds. Bus size rocks of lava instantly crater the ground. click here for more