India: Another Human Stampede

4 03 2010

During a Hindu Festival in Himachal Pradeshat, as organizers were handing out free food and clothes, a crowd control fence collapsed causing panic, sparking a  human stampede and leaving at least 145 people dead, including 40 children.





Bill Gates: Here, Now, Mosquito Death Ray to Help Reduce Disease

13 02 2010

“This system can toast millions of mosquitoes in a few minutes.” ~ Dr. Jordin Kare





Iran: West Should Prepare for “Punch” on the 22nd of Bahman (February 11)

9 02 2010

“The Iranian nation, with its unity and God’s grace, will punch the arrogance (Western powers) on the 22nd of Bahman (February 11) in a way that will leave them stunned.” ~ Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei





Toyota Apologizes for Massive Recall

6 02 2010

“The cautious seldom err.” ~ Confucius





China: USA Faces Increased Sanctions over Meeting with Dalai Lama

2 02 2010

“Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.” ~ The Dalai Lama





Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Ten years, Ten Billion Dollars for Vaccines

31 01 2010

“We started our foundation because we believe we have a real opportunity to help advance equity around the world; to help make sure that no matter where a person is born, he or she has the chance to live a healthy, productive life.” ~ Melinda Gates






World Health Organization: Pandemic Viruses have Replaced Seasonal Flu

19 01 2010

“Our lives are like a candle in the wind.” ~ Carl Sandberg