This looks like a very unfortunate accident. Worker sorting clothes dies when gun goes off in thrift store – chicagotribune.com. A woman was fatally shot in the chest when a gun accidentally discharged while she and another worker sorted through donated clothing in a thrift store in the Brainerd neighborhood on the Far South Side,… Source: Doubtful News
On the list of substances you really don’t want to mess with, elemental mercury is pretty high up. Inhalation or absorption of the volatile metal can quickly lead to irreversible poisoning. Unfortunately, Hg is also a hallmark of industrial society. Fossil fuel combustion releases small amounts of gaseous, elemental mercury, or Hg0,into the atmosphere. Problem is,…
Full Interview with Ms. Carmen Segovia, Director of Communication course in Critical Situations of the National Transplant Organization (ONT) who talks about preparing for communication by professionals in situations such as bereavement.
Following the Great Flood of 1993, an official report called for more research to find ways to prevent flood devastation, apparently unaware the problem had been mostly solved over a decade earlier. But the implementation of a national wetland restoration program has faced intractable political and economic obstacles. The Problem Given the current extensive snow cover across the United States, communities are bracing for worse than average floods. According to the National […]