Gongol.com Archives: December 2007
Brian Gongol

December 7, 2007

Water News Lawsuits hold up payments for irrigators who cut back

Health Fruits and vegetables may help fight cancer

Weather and Disasters Another powerful hurricane in the South Pacific

News Fractious pro-Westerners may be getting along again in Ukraine
Yulia Tymoshenko (who even has an English-language website) has been nominated as prime minister, and it looks like Viktor Yushchenko (the president, and a sometimes-on, sometimes-off rival) is going to accept her in the job

News Oil may keep a lid on war with Iran
They're planning to spend $400 billion over the next 20 years to expand production capacity. Who wants to go to war and risk destroying that kind of investment?

Computers and the Internet Calls to 911 overloaded Omaha cell towers during shooting
Another example of how infrastructure capacity is most important during extraordinary events -- like roads during a mass evacuation, or hospital beds during an epidemic

Threats and Hazards Somalia plunges back into war

Iowa Winter storms aren't good for much, except geese
Ice and snow storm in Iowa cut off food supplies for lots of Canada geese that had been hanging around well past their normal departure date, creating a migration that's always pretty fascinating to watch from the ground

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