For fans, a Major League Baseball rain delay is an annoyance that leads to grumbles and long beer lines. For the stadium’s risk management team, it is part of a life-saving action plan to protect fans and players. Lightning and professional sports stadiums is a deadly combination, which is why many venue managers rely on advanced severe weather tracking provided by weather data API.
Some Interesting Stadium Statistics
By sport, the largest stadiums in the U.S. areMajor League Baseball: Dodger Stadium – Los Angeles, CA – 56,000 capacity College Football: Michigan... Read More
With the world's population growing so quickly and steadily, agricultural issues have become one of the most pressing global problems, needing solutions as soon as possible in order to feed everyone. You may have heard of the starving children in Africa or China, but there are more people suffering from starvation all over the world, including in the United States and Western Europe. While this topic is not new in itself, there are obstacles that cause more problems and add a great deal of stress to those who farm and those who need the food, and these hurdles should be looked at, as well as... Read More
Donald Trump has popularized the expression “fake news.” Accusations of false stories and made-up facts (“alternative facts?”) flood social media. To stay informed, the modern person must not only keep up with the news, they must keep up with the fake news as well. If you’re not up on the latest lies, you’re not with it.
What’s a well-educated individual to do? You can’t just reverse DNS every story you see on Facebook to see who, if anybody, is behind it.
So, to keep your place in the in crowd, here are some of the latest fake news items for your pleasure. None of what follows... Read More
Philadelphia has the largest senior population amongst all major U.S. cities. But North Philadelphia's 19132 zip code is one of the poorest zip codes in the city. In fact, according to Census data, around 40% of residents here live below the poverty line, with an average household income of 50% less than the city average. Not surprising then that as Philadelphia's residents get older, there is real concern over housing and seniors having suitable accommodation that meets their needs.
Philly's housing stock not fit for purpose
Americans are now healthier and living longer;... Read More
The famous actor from Austin Power, Verne Troyer checks into an alcohol rehab to get rid of his alcohol addiction. The actor is popularly known for his role in Austin Powers Trilogy wherein he played the role of Mini-Me. The 47 years old actor took to Facebook on 7th
of this month claiming that he is admitting in an alcohol rehab voluntarily as he needs treatment for his addiction. He also stated that the center would assist him to “continue to get the help” and thus enable him to fight his battle against alcoholism.
There were many rumors in the media about his health and the... Read More
To some in Britain, Nick Mead is a very honest man. For some, he could be the guy who gave away a fortune because it was the right thing to do. And for others, they want to know why he was buying Iraqi tanks in the first place. However, what is certain is that Nick, 55, could become a very rich man indeed after clearing out his newly purchased, $35,000 T54/69 Russian-built, Iraqi-owned tank only to find 5 gold bars.
Being an honest guy, Nick has notified the police in Britain who will attempt to find the original owner of the gold bars. However, it is assumed that in the dying days of... Read More
Despite having only just become Manchester United’s all-time record goal scorer, surpassing Sir Bobby Charlton’s 249 goals with a goal against Stoke City, Wayne Rooney’s future remains firmly up in the air. The former Everton youngster has fallen out of favour under Jose Mourinho this season, with many suggesting that the United and England skipper could move to the Chinese Super League during the current transfer window. However, Rooney is set to turn down such an opportunity at this point, with a move away from Old Trafford remaining a distinct possibility in the betting odds come the end... Read More
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The world we live in currently, one would be very hard pressed to experience rational peace and genuine freedom. "Peace", is a rare and almost extinct commodity. It is a shadow in the memory of humanity, a mere moment in the blink of an eye that we seldom...
Nice piece Credo as usual. You mention in context at the end "for fear of making war with the Gods." The keystone of peace lies crumbling,simply because the 'Gods of war' reign supreme despite race, religion,etc. Hypothetically if religion didn't exist...
I have serious doubts about the reality of Christ, but I have no doubt that if he existed, he did not look the way as the image commonly depicted in the U S and the rest of the West does. As the early Christians made war on pagan civilizations and cultures,...