Alaska Quake

Submitted by ub on Thu, 07/29/2021 - 10:30
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A potentially serious and extremely large-scale earthquake has slammed the State of Alaska so large #USA hasn’t seen recently. 

The M8.2 Alaska quake is on the subduction zone interface. What this means is that the seafloor under the Pacific Ocean is being pushed under the Alaskan peninsula. It also means it generated a tsunami and this is a potentially dangerous development. 

M 8.2 - 104 km SE of Perryville, Alaska. A tsunami warning was issued, largest wave height above tide level reported thus far was 0.7 ft. in Old Harbor, Alaska. Other tsunami warnings were canceled.

COVID Keeps Spreading

Submitted by ub on Wed, 07/28/2021 - 19:56
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Given the severity of the Delta variant, the USA health officials from CDC have once again asked everyone - unvaccinated and vaccinated - to use a mask indoors in high-risk areas - which is most of the country. The virus does not distinguish between countries, Remember and do not forget.

Olympic Hip Hop Dancing

Submitted by ub on Wed, 07/28/2021 - 13:43
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Hip hop dancing also called breaking or b-boying/b-Girling is an athletic style of free street dance direct from The Bronx, USA.

While diverse in the amount of variation available in the dance, breakdancing mainly consists of four kinds of movement: top rock, down rock, power moves, and freezes.

This is the oldest known hip-hop style of dance. It is believed to have originated in Boogie down The Bronx during the 1970s. Musical inspirations date back to the energetic performances of funk maestro, James Brown.

Divided Republicans in Denial

Submitted by ub on Tue, 07/27/2021 - 20:55
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The Grand Old Party is at the edge of a political precipice for the first time since it was founded in 1854 by opponents of the Kansas–Nebraska Act, which allowed for the potential expansion of chattel slavery into the western territories. 

GOP Epiphany

Submitted by ub on Tue, 07/27/2021 - 08:44
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The Republicans experience of a sudden and striking realization. The Grand Old Party will have a philosophical and political discovery.

The US House of Representatives select committee charged with investigating the January six insurrection holds its first public hearing. The committee will hear testimony from four police officers who were on the front lines the day of the attack.

Poor Georgie Porgie

Submitted by ub on Tue, 07/27/2021 - 08:14
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Poor Georgie. He kissed Trump's butt only for the former guy to endorse his political rival.Is anyone surprised by this?

Now that Trump has undeniably snubbed George P. Bush by endorsing Ken Paxton in the Texas attorney general race, when will George P. Bush and other followers wake up and realize that in this day and age, the new of new Republican Party? Just bending a knee, kissing up, and sacrificing your entire family’s dignity will never be enough to satisfy the dividing force of an egomaniac.

GOAT

Submitted by ub on Mon, 07/26/2021 - 12:28
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Simone Biles is The Greatest Of All Times. Simone Arianne Biles was born in March 14, 1997 She is an American artistic gymnast.

Her combined total of 30 Olympic and World Championship medals, so far, makes Biles is the most decorated American gymnast and is regarded by many to be the greatest and most dominant gymnast of all time.

The New Cuban Revolution

Submitted by ub on Mon, 07/26/2021 - 05:20
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The 26th of July Movement was a Cuban vanguard revolutionary organization and later a political party led by Communist Fidel Castro.

A Big Bull Story

Submitted by ub on Sun, 07/25/2021 - 15:15
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No, this is certainly not fake news and it isn't a late Aril Fools story. Have you heard the one about Barney, the lonely bull?

Barney the Bull has eluded capture after his farm escape. The 680kg lonely bull apparently likes his freedom as he keeps roaming around Long Island, NY. Barney is not thought to be aggressive towards humans until he gets hungry or HORNY!

https://youtube.com/watch?v=6uqPBZncL5Q…

NY Road Closure

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 07/25/2021 - 04:51
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UPDATE: Following a prior closure, all lanes of Hutchinson River Parkway have reopened at Orchard Beach Road in The Bronx. Expect residual delays. Multilingual & ASL Link : on.nyc.gov/2shvDYi.
 

Due to a vehicle collision, all northbound lanes of the Hutchinson River Parkway are closed at Orchard Beach Road in The Bronx. Consider alternate routes. Multilingual & ASL Link: on.nyc.gov/2gnTjHH.
 

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