VERNON, Vt. - The latest news to come out of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant is that a soil sample from the shore of the Connecticut River has tested positive for a radioactive isotope of hydrogen, health officials in that state said Wednesday.
The samples, reportedly taken on two dates in July, tested positive for small amounts of tritium, according to Dr. Harry Chen, the commissioner of Vermont's Health Department.
“Modene had been floating on the river for the day and consuming alcoholic beverages the entire time,” troopers wrote in their “daily dispatches” log on their website. Of course, the inflatable raft could have killed someone if he had lost control and swerved into oncoming traffic.
Did you know the original Declaration of Independence was signed four years before the one that is celebrated on July 4th. A group of Appalachia Hill folk declared themselves independent from the British years before the rest of the nation. We explore the history of the Watauga association and the battle of Kings mountain. See how a loose band of hillbillies were really the first free settlement in the colonies
For some strange and unknown reason, the Small Business Administration has changed how it defines government support of small businesses, which will inadvertently destroy many small businesses, especially those supported through the Department of Energy.
The Glorious Nation of Anononia is cooperative operation created by members of Anonymous. Their inspiration to create their own community came mainly from the fact that real freedom is being suppressed in almost every country in the world. Hence why they felt the urge to create their own community. Various locations have been mentioned, but the best option suggested so far, is a small island in Brazil. This island will provide us with the all the resources we need.
Australia's going all-in with its government-run fiber network. The government has now convinced the country's dominant telco, Telstra, to sign on with the scheme, get rid of its copper and cable lines, and transition its subscribers to the open-access national fiber program. When the project is complete, Australia will have taken an almost unprecedented step for a country of its size: legacy telecommunications infrastructure will be almost gone.