Posts Tagged ‘bridge’

Dramatic Footage Captures Landslide That Collapsed Bridge, Killed Nine In India

A cell phone video caught the dramatic moment Sunday when rocks began to fall from a mountain slope in India’s Sangla Valley, triggering a deadly slide that killed at least eight tourists. The tourists, from Delhi — and their driver — died when a boulder crashed into their minibus in the northern state of Himachal […]

Traffic on Trans-Siberian Railway halted after bridge collapse

Traffic on the world’s longest railway has been blocked after a bridge collapsed following heavy rain and flooding. Dozens of trains remain stuck on the 9,289-kilometre Trans-Siberian Railway, officials said on Friday. No one was hurt when part of the bridge collapsed near Nizhnyaya Kuenga in the Trans-Baikal region east of Lake Baikal. Russian President […]

Revealing Study Tracks DNA of Horse Populations Across the Land Bridge

The genetic connections between ancient horse populations living on opposite sides of the Pacific Ocean were more extensive than previously believed, new research has revealed. Past theories had emphasized their separate characteristics, but it seems the two horse populations were not as different as past studies had suggested. That is the conclusion of an international […]

Chinese Famous Glass Floor Bridge Shatters Leaving Tourist Stranded

Home » Asia, Disasters, Survival » Chinese Famous Glass Floor Bridge Shatters Leaving Tourist Stranded     A man visiting a resort in northeast China survived a nightmare scenario after a glass-bottomed bridge shattered under his feet. The tourist was eventually rescued after clinging to a railing. The walkway, located in the Piyan Mountain resort […]

Worship Leader Late To Church After Repeatedly Driving Over Bridge

BATON ROUGE, LA—Local worship leader Zander “Oceans” Mallory was late for church again this past Sunday. The excuse he gave as he rushed in five minutes after the service was supposed to start was that he drove over a bridge and felt compelled to drive over it again and again. “I couldn’t help it — as […]

New Yom Hashoah ritual aims to bridge remembrance to a post-survivor world

Holocaust remembrance day programs in Jewish communities have stuck to a familiar form for decades, featuring Holocaust survivors sharing their stories followed by the lighting of yahrzeit candles and the recitation of commemorative prayers. But that model of memorial faces a problem that is growing more pressing each year: the dwindling number of survivors still […]

Shalva band sings ‘Bridge Over Troubled Waters’ with Emirati artist

A famous Israeli band made up of musicians with disabilities has led the latest collaboration between Israeli and Emirati artists celebrating the nations’ normalization deal, signed last year. The 31st anniversary of The Israel Association for Care and Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities, better known as Shalva, was the focus of the recently-held annual gala […]

In Mitrovica, a bridge that separates Kosovo’s Albanians and Serbs | Extract

It has been two decades since Serbs and Albanians stopped fighting in northern Kosovo, but relations between the two communities remain strained to this day. In Mitrovica, the bridge over the river Ibar is a testament to that divide, separating the two communities – often literally – from each other. Ian Bancroft has spent more […]

A cultural bridge too far? Israeli expats assess life in the Netherlands

On the face of it, there doesn’t seem to be too much in the way of common ground between the Dutch and the Israelis. The former are generally thought of as an orderly, courteous and measured bunch while we tend more toward a go-with-the-flow ethos. As with any system, there are benefits and pitfalls of […]

Mythological Bridge of Scylla & Charybdis Would Unite Italy with Sicily

Desperate to jump-start a stalled economy, in 2020 Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte revived a long-dormant infrastructure project. If approved, it would lead to the construction of the longest bridge in the world. Once word got out that Italy was thinking of constructing the Strait of Messina bridge, proposals began pouring in from architectural and […]

Reconstructed Ottoman bridge in Israel raises hackles over politicization of archaeology

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New Online Learning Platform Aims to Bridge Gap Between US Jews and Israel

When the first wave of coronavirus infections reached the American South, Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker of Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, knew the religious school’s classes at his synagogue would have to move online. But he also knew his institution was ill-equipped to make that change. “We are a small congregation – 170 households – […]

Bus FALLS from a bridge in Brazil to train tracks below, killing at least 17 (VIDEO)

Twelve people died on the scene and five more in the hospital later, after a bus fell off an overpass in Brazil to the railroad tracks below. The driver of the bus jumped out and fled the scene, police said. The accident on Friday shut off a portion of route BR-381 in João Monlevade, a […]

Transforming trauma: How Jewish voices from Iran and Arab lands can be a bridge for peace

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / Transforming trauma: How Jewish voices from Iran and Arab lands can be a bridge for peace December 4, 2020 by Israel Kasnett – JNS.org Read on for article With just the clothes on their backs and a few belongings hurriedly thrown into a sack, thousands of Jewish families […]

Anti-Netanyahu protests are a bridge to nowhere

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Cubans cheat death as bridge over floodwaters crumbles into raging rapids below (VIDEOS)

The bridge over the Zaza River, connecting the people of Zaza del Medio with the region’s capital Sancti Spíritus, collapsed on Monday. Video taken at the scene and shared on local media and online shows the moment of its disintegration, with two people running to safety as it literally crumbles beneath their feet. According to […]

The Horse Tamers – Sculptures on Anichkov Bridge in Saint Petersburg

From Faces of Ancient Europe The Anichkov Bridge (Russian: Аничков мост, Anichkov Most) is the oldest and most famous bridge across the Fontanka River in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The current bridge, built in 1841-42 and reconstructed in 1906-08, combines a simple form with some spectacular decorations. As well as its four famous horse sculptures (1849–50), […]

Bomb Putin’s bridge, US commentator bizarrely advises Ukraine

The bold suggestion to the Ukrainian government to escalate a conflict with a much more powerful nation came on Tuesday from Tom Rogan, a prolific British-educated conservative commenter with the Washington Examiner. The Washington DC-based journalist sees the bridge, which was opened by Russian President Vladimir Putin, not as a major infrastructure feature. No – […]

Is Spirituality Keeping You Asleep? Are You Mistaking the Bridge for the Destination?

April 23rd, 2018 By Nanice Ellis Contributing writer for Wake Up World Although many paths lead to awakening, and there’s no one right way to “get there,” spiritual seekers often get lost in the system of spirituality and never reach the awakened state. In fact, while on the spiritual path, it is quite common to trade one […]

Lockdown To Stop The Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Lockdown To Stop The Bayou Bridge Pipeline MAURICE, LA – On the morning of April 18th a water protector locked herself into a cement filled barrel placed in the trench of a horizontal directional drill on a construction site of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. Over a dozen more water protectors from L’eau est La Vie […]

Miami Pedestrian Bridge Was Being Adjusted When It Collapsed

The new pedestrian bridge that collapsed in Miami—killing at least six people—had been undergoing work when the 900-ton concrete span crumbled onto the road below, elected officials said Friday. Lawmakers provided differing accounts of what was happening on the bridge when it collapsed Thursday, leaving among the dead a Florida International University student and a […]

‘Potentially hazardous’ asteroid bigger than Golden Gate bridge hurtles towards Earth

Astronomers have been following asteroid 2017 VR12 since it was detected in November last year. NASA says that the enormous space rock will shave past our planet in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Measuring up to 470 meters (1,542ft) in diameter the rock is travelling through space at 14,093mph (22,680kph). Because it will come […]

Federal Judge Blocks Construction Of Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Federal Judge Blocks Construction Of Bayou Bridge Pipeline Above Photo: COURTESY OF EMILY KASIK. A community meeting in Napoleonville, Louisiana, on the Bayou Bridge pipeline on Feb. 8, 2017, where residents voiced opposition to the project. Baton Rouge, LA — Federal District Court Judge Shelly Dick halted the construction of the controversial Bayou Bridge pipeline across […]

Kentucky State Rep. Dan Johnson commits suicide on bridge in Mt. Washington

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Kentucky State Rep. Dan Johnson, who was under investigation for alleged sexual molestation, has committed suicide, Bullitt County Sheriff Donnie Tinnell said. Tinnell said Johnson drove on to the bridge over the Salt River on Greenwell Ford Road in Mt. Washington, parked on the north side of it and […]

US BUFFER ZONE IN NORTHEASTERN SYRIA AND LAND-BRIDGE FROM TEHRAN TO BEIRUT

24.11.2017 Written by Elijah J. Magnier; Originally appeared in Arabic at alraimedia.com and in English HERE; Following the victory of the Syrian army and its allies over the “Islamic State” group in the town of Albu Kamal in the north-east of the country, the road has been opened for the first time since the declaration of the Islamic Republic […]

Resistance Grows To New Louisiana Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Louisiana groups say they are fed up with environmental destruction wreaked by the oil industry and that the very least the state should allow a third-party assessment of what’s at stake before a proposed pipeline is allowed to be built. They also want Louisiana to move to renewable energy, which is far safer and less […]

Russian military defies constant shelling to build bridge across Euphrates in Syria (VIDEO)

“A panel bridge was erected in less than two days, despite constant shelling,” the head of the road service of the Russian Defense Ministry, Vladimir Burovtsev, told journalists on Tuesday. READ MORE: Russian MoD releases Idlib airstrikes footage, denies targeting populated areas (VIDEO) “Drones were deployed. During the installation work, explosives and grenades were falling on […]

For The First Time, Astronomers Have Found A Giant ‘Magnetic Bridge’ Between Galaxies

Next Story The study of magnetic fields is fascinating, and presents tremendous implications for how we perceive our physical material world. The leading scientists in this field are, as far as I’m concerned, over at the HeartMath Institute, which continues to publish groundbreaking research on how these magnetic fields, which all living things possess, reveal the interconnectedness of […]

BREAKING: Hillary Clinton’s Limo One Of 11 Cars Missing After Bridge Collapses

The Maxatunamayo Bridge in Columbus, New York has been on the list of decrepit structures in need of replacement since 2009. Unfortunately, because Obama was such a failure and never fixed it, the lives of all of the occupants of 11 vehicles, including a limo carrying Hillary Clinton and her aide, Huma Abedin, are missing. […]

London Bridge: Muslim Terrorist-Asylum Seeker “Entered UK by Lying about his Age”

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