White sands of Florida now blackened by BP’s malfeasance

OIL SANDS Kevin Reed weeps as he looks at puddles of crude that washed up overnight on the formerly white sands of his hometown Pensacola Beach, Fla. “I’d like to take the CEO of BP and jam his face in that pile on the beach,” he says. (Photo: Edmund D. Fountain / St. Petersburg Times …

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South Pass, Louisiana (USA). May 17th, 2010. Greenpeace oil spill specialist Paul Horsman holds a BP sign up in a mass of oil sludge from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead as it reaches the coast of Louisiana in the South Pass area near the mouth of the Mississippi River on May 17, 2010. Photo by © …

A powdery snow blankets the “Merchant Princes” of NYC

Out come the Timberlands. It’s the first snow day in NY. Leaving early in the morning, I took a tour around the Village, Time Square and Bryant Park in the snow. It’s supposed to drop over a foot and that seems to be an underestimate. I haven’t seen snow like this in the city ever …

NY’s latest Enemy: Fat juice

“Are you pouring on the pounds?” asks the ad, which urges viewers to consider water, seltzer or low-fat milk instead, and warns: “Don’t drink yourself fat.” That’s right folks. Soda, juice drinks and anything that contains sugar are the new enemies of the state. Well not NY State as they just canceled a proposed tax …

New Gov’t Study Shows Mercury in Fish Widespread

I’ve been interested in Environmental issues since college and this story needs to continue to get repetition in the public for the implications that Mercury poisoning can cause. Excerpt: A federal study of mercury contamination released Wednesday found the toxic substance in every fish tested at nearly 300 streams across the country, a finding that …

Nor’Easter “Mega” Storm begets first snow day for kids in 5 yrs

I received several calls from friends on the west coast. Most were mocking “Yo! I’m in shorts on the beach how’s the bikini’s out there!” and several were of concern as the west coast was marketing the snow storm as the “Mega Storm” and “Largest in 5 years”. We did in fact have our first …

Snow Day is coming with light constant fluries over the night

Tonight the largest nor-easter is sweeping through the north east. All flights coming into airports from Boston down to VA have been canceled today and tomorrow. Schools have already announced their closures as a result of the 6″ to 12″ of snow to drop in the next two days. Should be a great day tomorrow …

Hot and Cold in LA

A friend of mine sent me this pic of LA. It’s 75 degrees and still got powder up in the mountains. It’s weather like this that only makes me miss California. I can never complain about my residential location but this hot n cold business needs to stabilize. Katy Perry- Hot N’ Cold (LMFAO Remix) …

Miracle on the Hudson

Cool, calm and collected. This pilot landed a troubled jet in the icy waters of the Hudson, the only place he could get to with out further damaging any structures or more people. With his training and skills, he was able to glide into the water and quickly evacuate the plane in 90 seconds, saving …