Posts Tagged ‘roads’

U.S. roads and airports BRACE for major Thanksgiving travel chaos as severe weather causes traffic and flight delays

U.S. roads and airports BRACE for major Thanksgiving travel chaos as severe weather causes traffic and flight delays The United States is bracing for major travel chaos this Thanksgiving weekend as severe weather causes thousands of flight delays for the tens of millions of Americans who plan to fly home for the holidays. A massive storm affecting […]

Two roads diverge in a very dark wood: vengeance vs. stability 

Are today’s crises so archetypal –  To explain why the right’s suicidal?Scare-mongering, fascist polemics,Not the “deep state,” feed epidemics. Unspeakable to call foes “vermin,”An echo of the very worst German.Inciters who talk “blood purity” Delight in racial hostility. Who but authoritarian hatersAlign with violent agitators?Any Trump “insurrectionist act”Erupts into vengeful attack. Contort each federal bureauInto Trump’s twisted […]

Scientists Want to Melt the Moon to Create Roads and Tested It With Lasers

Future astronauts could pave roads, launchpads, and other infrastructure on the Moon by melting lunar dust with focused laser-like sunlight to manufacture solid tiles, according to a new study.  Scientists have now road-tested this technique in the lab by zapping fake lunar soil, known as simulant, with a laser designed to imitate sunlight, resulting in […]

PHOTOS: Heavy Rains Bring Flash Floods to New York City; Roads and Subways Paralyzed as State of Emergency Declared

Heavy rains overnight in the northeastern United States left parts of New York City under water on Friday, partially paralyzing subways and airports in the country’s financial capital. Source

Raisi showed all roads don’t lead to New York, Paris, London: Official 

TEHRAN – Seyed Mohammad Hosseini, the vice president for parliamentary affairs, has praised the foreign policy record of the Ebrahim Raisi administration, saying President Ebrahim Raisi diversified Iran’s foreign policy options.  Source

Burning Man organizers telling attendees roads too dangerous to complete ‘exodus’

The organizers of this year’s annual Burning Man festival are warning attendees that the roads are too dangerous to complete the “exodus,” a term referring to the festival’s conclusion and exit process. This comes as tens of thousands of people who gathered for the festival remained stranded in the Nevada desert Sunday after storms swept through the… […]

Watch: Storm Hans washes away roads and floods homes in Norway and Sweden

Norway and Sweden warn people to stay indoors as Storm Hans batters the Nordic region. Source

DeSantis Signs Bill That Could See Radioactive Mining Byproduct Used in Roads

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday signed a bill that allows the Florida Department of Transportation to conduct a feasibility study to determine if the radioactive byproduct of phosphate mining can be used as a construction aggregate material for roads. The new law adds phosphogypsum to the list of “recyclable materials” that can be used as road construction […]


THIS ARTICLE ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON THE MILLENNIUM REPORT ON APRIL 14, 2016, ENTITLED ALL ROADS LEAD TO ARMAGEDDON. If you have read our previous articles on the military-industrial complex, you would have read about the Panama Papers with an understanding of how perfectly this uncovering plays right into the complex networks of intelligence that have agents in every […]

Floods in Romania cause landslides and damage roads

Extensive flooding in northern Romania on Saturday night left roads damaged and disrupted rail services. The worst affected counties were Bistrita and Maramures. A new section of road rebuilt with €2 million of European Union funding two years ago was badly damaged. Rivers burst their banks, leaving homes and farmland flooded and triggering landslides. In Bistrita, […]

VIDEO: Determined Mom Beats Icy Winter Roads by Sledding Her Kids to School

When icy roads made her family’s normal drive to school a dangerous option, a mom of two from New York thought outside the box. She put her two kids onto a sled in their snow gear and buckled up for the most adventurous school ride yet. Charlotte Guernsey, 47, is a realtor, bridal shop, and wedding […]

Glyphosate and Roundup: All Roads Lead to Cancer – New Study

From GM Watch via Sustainable Pulse (Note: article is from Feb 2022) New findings add to other observations linking glyphosate and Roundup to cancer. Report: Claire Robinson Glyphosate and Roundup lead to changes in gene regulatory microRNAs (miRNAs or miRs) linked with cancer, newly published data show. The analysis, of a type known as small RNA profiling, […]

Dubai Ride turns the city’s biggest roads into a giant cycle track

Dubai’s landmark Sheikh Zayed Road and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard was turned into a giant cycle track for one of the emirates biggest community events. Source

Houses and roads submerged as Nigeria grapples with deadly flooding

Recent flooding in Nigeria has submerged roads, houses and disrupted supply routes for the delivery of aid. At least 600 people have died across the west African nation, and 1.3 million others have been forced to leave their homes, according to the latest government figures. Many have been moved to displacement camps and are using boats […]

Roads against wildlife

TEHRAN – Some 50 percent of wildlife deaths and 52 percent of Asiatic cheetah deaths are caused by road accidents, an expert at the Department of Environment has said. A total of 38 cases of Asiatic cheetah deaths have been recorded, of which 19 were due to road accidents, and eight of them were related […]

Cyrus Mistry’s Death is sad but no one cares when the poor are killed by the rich on our roads

The sad death of former Tata group chairman Cyrus Mistry in a road crash in Maharashtra on September 4 should create more awareness about the need for road safety. It is for the first time that such a high profile corporate figure has met with a road crash in recent years. This is mainly because […]

Sudan protesters block roads to demand civilian rule

Hundreds of Sudanese protesters blocked main roads in the capital, Khartoum, and the cities of Omdurman and Bahri yesterday to demand full democratic civilian rule. The protests were organised by the Local Resistance Committees Coordinators to demand democratic civilian rule. The protesters closed a number of main and tertiary roads in the centre of the capital with concrete barriers, tree trunks and […]

Serbia: Lithium mine opponents block roads in bad weather

Hundreds of people in Serbia spent part of a holiday weekend blocking roads on Saturday to protest plans for lithium mining in the Balkan country. The protests came a day after Orthodox Christians in Serbia and many other countries celebrated Christmas. The demonstrations took place in the capital, Belgrade, and several other locations. Anti-mine activists […]

10,000 tractors/trucks have blocked roads in Germany as protest against vaccine mandates, passports, lockdowns ..

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Fullerton Residents Urge for Roads to Be Fixed

Fullerton, California, residents are calling on city officials to address road issues amid infrastructure concerns. “The roads in the surrounding Brea, La Habra, Placentia, [and] Anaheim are so nice,” Teresa Denker, a Fullerton resident, wrote on social media. “Fullerton is like another country.” Residents on a community Facebook page complained about the city’s lack of […]

Extinction Rebellion Idiots Block Roads Yet Again

Climate change protesters representing ‘Insulate Britain’ blocked a major motorway around London for the second time in three days, and once again stopped actual insulation engineers from getting to work. Genius. “Twenty-five climate change protesters have been arrested after parts of the M25 were blocked off by activists for the second time in three days, […]

‘Insulate Britain’ Climate Change Protesters Block Roads, Stop Actual Insulation Engineer From Getting to Work

One of the authors of the United Nations IPCC report who focused on “extreme” consequences of man-made global warming lauded the fact that “people are starting to get scared” about climate change and that this would “affect the way they vote.” Yesterday, the UN released a hysterical report which enjoyed saturation media coverage warning of […]

With Infrastructure Bill Passed, Congress Gets To Work On Legislation To Fix Roads And Bridges

With Infrastructure Bill Passed, Congress Gets To Work On Legislation To Fix Roads And Bridges WASHINGTON, D.C.—After a grueling five-month fight to pass the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, members of Congress say they are eager to get started on new legislation to fix the nation’s crumbling roads and bridges.  “The fight over the infrastructure bill […]

How Myanmar fits into China’s New Silk Roads

August 09, 2021 By Pepe Escobar and cross posted with You don’t argue with the Tatmadaw – the Myanmar Armed Forces. It’s always their way, or the highway. Since the mid-20th century, the Chinese have come to understand it quite well. How Beijing approaches the Myanmar maze is conditioned by four variables: natural gas; water; the drug […]

Better Planning for Roads Will Help Himalayan People and Environment

Roads have a very important role in Himalayan region and , adding together the state and union budgets, the budgetary allocations are also significant. However there are  costly distortions in planning for roads. On the one hand we see an escalating craze for over-constructed highways and on the other hand we have  a glaring shortage […]

5 die on roads in 24 hours; woman injured in crash with IDF chief’s motorcade

A man was found dead Tuesday in Tel Aviv in a suspected case of hit and run, bringing to five the number of people killed on the country’s roads in the previous 24 hours. The man was found lying in the street next to his electric scooter at the corner of Yehoshua Bin Nun and […]

WATCH: All roads lead back to the filibuster

The ongoing debate over filibuster reform took center stage in political news this week. TARA and EUGENE look back at Biden’s response over eliminating the filibuster during his first official press conference on Thursday. They also discuss why the filibuster is the only way Democrats can pass legislation on gun control and voting rights. Watch […]

Paving roads in plastic can help with pollution problem

So far, 12 countries have built roads out of plastic instead of asphalt, helping both the global plastic pollution problem and climate change. First appearing in India two decades ago, plastic roads are being tested and built in more and more countries as the world’s plastic pollution problem becomes more acutely felt. India has installed […]

Man rescues 500 people on icy Texas roads amid historic freeze

Jill Ventimiglia didn’t have running water in her Austin home because of the punishing Arctic storm that battered Texas, so she and her dog headed to her parents’ house across town. All of a sudden, her car was stuck in thick ice on a slippery road. Her white Honda Fit wouldn’t budge, and as she […]

One of Israel’s most beautiful roads, with stunning views of Egypt, now shortly open for Hanukkah

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