Saturday, September 7, 2013


This week marks the 125th anniversary of the first Kodak camera and the 60th anniversary of then United States President Harry S. Truman making the first coast to coast TV broadcast on September 4, 1953.

Amongst events that have happened around the world this past week...
*South Korea has banned fish imported or caught from certain areas of Japanese waters because of radioactivity concerns.
*Meanwhile, Japan has been announced as the host nation for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.
*Tamu Massif in the Pacific Ocean has been confirmed as a SINGLE volcano, making it the largest on Earth!
*The canyon recently discovered under the ice in Greenland has been declared the world's largest!
*This past week, we have lost noted authors A(nn) C. Crispin and Fredrik Pohl.
*Civil unrest continues in Iraq and Afghanistan.

*France claims to have hard evidence supporting the charge that Syrian forces used chemical weapons against their own citizens.
*Former Secretary of Defense Ali Habib Mahmud has defected to Turkey.
*The topic came under debate during the annual G20 this week, with no final decision(s) regarding what action and who will be participating finalized.
*Russia is leading the movement to support a non-militaristic response to the situation.
*US President Barack Obama will address Congress and the nation on the subject in a televised address this coming Tuesday night, September 10th.
*United Nations Chief Ban Ki-Moon warns that if not handled properly, any action taken on the Syria situation could not only make internal matters worse for that country and its innocent citizens, but also run the risk of starting international incident(s).

*Congratulations to Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz for earning his 2000th career hit in Major League Baseball this past week.
*Bruno Mars has allegedly been named the halftime entertainer at the 2014 Super Bowl.

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