believe Iowans are that out of touch with reality; on the other
hand, they did pick Huckabee four years ago) and Obama
(did you know he was even on the ballot in 2012?) prevail in
the Iowa Caucus
Bullfighting banned in Catalonia
(Barcelona, but this is shows a cultural anti-reaction to a
Beach Boys begin 50th Anniversary Tour in New Orleans
(my first WHEC was in Toronto 1984)
prevailing over China on gold medals
U.S. unemployment at 7.9?
and especially so if Ron Paul runs as an Independent
- No Peak Oil unless the above occurs and Iran blockades the Strait of Hormuz.
- All idled nuclear facilities in Japan will be restarted, and Germany may reconsider terminating nuclear power in 2020.
- Zuckerberg’s law of sharing (annual doubling of social media information) will continue.
It is today 2012 for Samoa (Western, not the American one), which just skipped a day, and being near the International Date Line, placed itself on the western side. Sydney, Australia already celebrated the New Year:
n the Indian Ocean, Cyclone Thane, the strongest storm this year, reaching a speed of 90 MPH, yesterday struck Tamil Nadu, killing at least 46 people. Much further south and west, Cyclone Benilde, now at 125 MPH, will weaken and head towards Mauritius and Reunion.