Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Friday, August 10, 2012
This news item is certainly fascinating, and there’s another fascinating observation in the stories that follow the leading one by CNN.
I think they’re quite noticeable.
See if you notice them.
Observations follow at the conclusion.
‘Weirdest thing’ floats in South Pacific
By Todd Sperry, CNN
updated 10:36 PM EDT, Fri August 10, 2012
Officials reported the floating rock shelf to be 250 nautical miles long by 30 nautical miles wide.
(CNN) — Pumice, the lightweight stone used to smooth skin, is usually found in beauty salons, but on Thursday sailors from New Zealand‘s Royal Navy found nearly 10,000 square miles of the lava rock bobbing on the surface of the South Pacific Ocean.
By comparison, the state of Rhode Island comprises approximately 1,200 square miles.
Described by one sailor who witnessed it as Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Monday, May 23, 2011
Registered Nurses to provide Patient Care during a possible labor dispute in Rhode Island, which is also a participating state in the Nurse Licensure Compact.
The pay rate for this short term assignment is Read the rest of this entry »
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