Working narcotics was quite the trip for Garcia. It was during this time that he also realized that despite the Bureau’s best efforts in busting drug dealers the media wasn’t that interested. “That’s the fascinating thing about the mob and organized crime,” Garcia begins.
Winner: We were happy to see Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner make strong statements this week about the need to keep the value of the dollar from dropping further. As we noted here two weeks ago, a weak dollar at this time in history could jeopardize the dollar’s position as the international currency of choice, which could have disastrous implications for paying off burgeoning national debts and for the economy. Geithner and Brazil’s Finance Minister Guido Mantega said this week they will work with the Group of 20 nations to find a solution..
The greatest threat of by product radioactive material comes from radium and radon gas. Both of these toxic materials are based on the uranium content being strip mined because radium and radon are in the decay chain of uranium. Radon is in the form of gas, so the wind carries these toxins for miles in some cases.
2. Has the World Gone Mad?!: Just call him President Don Draper: With its latest Outstanding Drama win, Mad Men ties The West Wing, which dominated the category from 2000 to 2003. We get it, Mad Men is an extremely well done show. At midnight she drinks from the sea and springs to stop the world being inundated. In prehispanic myths of the origin of llamas from Peru, they are responsible for the creation of three puquios or springs. Some springs are considered as having especially significant associations, being conceptualised in Aymara as ‘origin places’: juturi.
As Sands said in his excellent blog on this hike, coming down from the tower we were on cloud nine. Kuwahi Branch and the scar had been even more spectacular than imagined. We had seen a few pictures of the scar, but seeing it in person with high water flow and climbing alongside the 1000′ cascade was truly special.
But why did they do that in England? Because the first railroads were built by those who built tramways and that’s how they did it. So why did the tramway builders do it that way? Because they had the jigs, templates and tools used to build wagons and that was the wheel spacing for the wagons. Why this wheel spacing for wagons? Because the wheels needed to fit into the ruts on roads so they wouldn’t break.
Adventurers, and accidental tourists alike, discovered wonders among the local flora and fauna of newly discovered territories not known in their native lands. Among these, greater than any mineral or other resource, were edible plants. One of the greatest gifts to the world at large was the usurping and exploitation of comestibles from foreign lands, transplanting them into either the Old World or colonies of expansionist Britain..