From the monthly archives:

October 2009

Storm Summary 11

by Emily Holbrook on October 30, 2009 · 0 comments

Welcome to the eleventh “Storm Summary” post of the hurricane season. Most Fridays from now until the official end of the season (November 30) I will post an update on past and present hurricanes in the Atlantic and Pacific, like the following: NAME PEAK STATUS DATE LOCATION DAMAGE Carlos Cat. 1 7/10 to 7/16 East [...]

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It sounds crazy, but researchers have found it may in fact be true. Scientists at the Cork Cancer Research Center in Ireland have found a chemical found in turmeric, which gives curry it’s yellowish color and distinctive flavor, can kill esophageal cancer cells. This is big. Researchers found that the chemical, curcumin, started to kill cancer [...]

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It was recently reported that a Russian circus bear killed a circus manager, 25-year-old Dmitry Potapov, and critically injured another circus worker who tried to rescue the manager. Though we may not hear about every incident involving a circus animal who turns on its captors, there are plenty of eye-raising instances, such as the one [...]

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The Risk Management Monitor is proud to present its first episode of the RiskCast, a podcast featuring the latest talk, insight and analysis of risk management in the news. Presented by the editorial staff of the Monitor and Risk Management magazine, the RiskCast isn’t afraid to have fun while it covers the stories that matter [...]

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