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Photo from Wikimedia As I was writing the entry today about whether I should have left my office building when I felt the earthquake on Tuesday, it got me thinking back to an article I read somewhere a few years after 9/11 about following instincts in emergencies rather than the directions of people “in charge”. […]

This never-before-seen footage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in NYC is filmed from the vantage point of an NYPD helicopter circling above the area (and briefly landing in Battery Park and then landing once more on the Jersey side of the Hudson River). The footage shows the reaction of some of the helicopter’s occupants as […]

Since December 2008, incidents of random acid attacks on busy Hong Kong streets have left about 100 people injured. But police now believe they may have captured the man responsible for the attacks after his latest incident of throwing a bottle off of a rooftop and onto a street in Kowloon. The man is said […]

Here’s the video that goes along with the article from the New York Times about acid attacks against women in some Asian countries. I said originally that the photo does a lot to further the cause of the organization trying to help these women, but if you weren’t convinced, then this video should do the […]