Category Archives: CNN – US

US Nuclear Power Plants Fast Facts

US Nuclear Power Plants Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at nuclear power plants in the United States.The nuclear power reactor units provide the United States with about 20% of its electricity. Other Facts:The Nuclear RegulatoMORE

Space Shuttle Program Fast Facts

Space Shuttle Program Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at NASA’s Space Shuttle Program which ended in 2011 after 135 missions.Facts:The space shuttle is the “world’s first reusable spacecraft,” launching like a rocket, orbitingMORE

Jim McGreevey Fast Facts

Jim McGreevey Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at the life of former Governor of New Jersey Jim McGreevey.Personal:Birth date: August 6, 1957Birth place: Jersey City, New JerseyBirth name: James Edward McGreeveyMORE

Apple Fast Facts

Apple Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s some background information about Apple, Inc, home of tech products like the Mac computer, iPhone, iPad and iPod.Facts:The corporate headquarters are in Cupertino, California.TiMORE

September 11 Terror Attacks Fast Facts

September 11 Terror Attacks Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here is a look at the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.Facts:Nineteen men hijacked four fuel-loaded US commercial airplanes bound for west coast destinations. A total of 2,977 peopMORE

Blogs

Site/Vid du Jour 6/12

Site/Vid du Jour 6/12

website of the day – The local LGBTQ community’s Candlelight Vigil will be held tonight at City Hall at 7:30pm.  This is their organization’s main site. https://www.cityofequality.org/ video of the day – Tn. woman caught on video, releasing her kids from a car dog crate.  She’s facing charges.  https://twitter.com/FOXNashville/status/1005971200059887619

Site/Vid du Jour 6/6

Site/Vid du Jour 6/6

video – phone camera footage of massive flooding at Nantahala Outdoor Center.  This is video of death in fast water.   twin sites – riverbendfestival.com riverfrontnights.com   2nd video – My son’s epic adventure in China/Mongolia produced 18 Go Pro videos.  This one concentrates solely on the mind-blowing light show he attended.