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  • Is weather becoming more extreme? The Big Picture
    By on June 20, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    Extreme weather events have always been with us, and always will be. One can’t point to a single severe storm, or even an entire harsh winter, as evidence of climate change. But a trend of weather intensity, and oddity, grows. Droughts linger longer. Hurricanes hit harder. Snowstorms strike long after winter should have ended. World record hailstones fall. China endures a crippling drought, and then punishing floods. Millions are displaced (more…)



  • Drive a Porsche in Extreme Conditions
    By on September 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Again on offer this winter by Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche is a wide range of opportunities for testing the Porsche in the most extreme as well as testing conditions. Starting from January 2011 and continuing till March 2011 all the motor car fans have the opportunity to register for some diverse courses at the Porsche Sport Driving School & Porsche Travel Club.

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  • Suspension of Disbelief.Amputees Can “Fly” in Extreme Sports
    By on October 16, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Most people who lose a leg dream of walking again. For adaptive athlete Jarem Frye, the inventor of a unique spring-loaded prosthetic knee transforming the lives of amputees, that wasn’t nearly enough. He wanted to fly.

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  • NASA Satellite Laser Images Reveal Extreme Polar Melting
    By on September 24, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    After analyzing 50 million laser measurements from a NASA satellite, British scientists at the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have painted a frightening picture for Greenland, with ice sheets melting at extreme rates.

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