Posts Tagged ‘World news’

Loss of Innocence at Connecticut Elementary School

 Image: Google Images Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of the Connecticut Elementary School shooting.   We respect their need for privacy during this very difficult time.  It was a day like any other in a scene that plays out every weekday in every State and in every town.  With hurried kisses, hugs and good-byes innocent children are […]

Iron Dome Interceptor Successfully Launched

  How the Iron Dome Interceptor searches and destroys The Iranian-made Fajr-5 surface-to-surface missile is calibrated at 333mm and is armed with a 386-pound high explosive warhead.  It is supersonic, fin-stabilized and unguided while in flight towards it’s ground target and possesses a maximum effective range of fifty miles.  A limited number of Fajr-5 missiles were […]

Horrific Drug Plague in Russia

Desomorphine (chemical formula : C17H21NO2) is a powerful drug which takes the form of a powder.   First synthesized in 1932, it is far more potent than heroin and can be either ingested orally or injected intravenously through a syringe.   A controlled substance, desomorphine has been consumed as an illicit drug throughout Russia, where it is often referred […]

Horror strikes Latin American prisons

On Wednesday February 15, 2012, a fire at least partially destroyed a federal prison located within the vicinity of Comayagua, Honduras.   This horrifying event, believed to be the worst disaster of it’s kind anywhere in the world in more than eighty years, killed 359 people within this penitentiary.   Charred corpses were all that was left […]