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#1 D *** NG, I knew it - wehell, there goes my mighty plan to blame HAARP andor the Solar Flare.
* See also DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > SUPERSTORM SANDY COULD COST THE US $45.0BILYUHN [L$27.9b] | [Sky News, UK] US BEGINS TO COUNT THE COSTS OF HURRICANE SANDY WHICH CAUSED WIDESPREAD FLOODING + POWER OUTAGES ACROSS THE EAST COAST.
* SAME > INSURED US STORM LOSSES COULD REACH US$7-15.0BILYUHN, according to catasrophic modeler AIR Worldwide.
* SAME > A DUTCH SOLUTION FOR NEW YORK'S STORM SURGES - FORBES, as well as for other East Coast US Cities i.e. massive harbor + riverine flood-gates.
Not "perfect", or pretty?, but could help Feds, Locals greatly in minimizing gross damage + recovery costs.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-11-01 00:19||
#2 Is it just me, or did anyone else note the corresponding decline in IED's ?
Posted by Besoeker 2012-11-01 04:38||
#3 We have a fairly soft communication and infrastructure that can so easily be wiped out by storms. This impacts 911 emergency services.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-11-01 09:13||
#4 The Borg Collective has been disrupted. You'll be able to identify members of the Collective by their glazed stares, twitchy fingers, and random tapping of that device inserted into their ears as they wander aimlessly among you.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-11-01 09:25||
#5 The number of fender benders is also in decline.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-11-01 10:23||
#6 Children are also learning a new subject at school - how to use a pay phone.
Posted by tipper 2012-11-01 14:24||
#7 I remember working pay phones... really, they were in England I think.
Posted by Shipman 2012-11-01 16:37||