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¿Por qué Hiroshima y Nagasaki están habitadas y Chernóbil no? - BBC Mundo. Hace 70 años las ciudades japonesas de Hiroshima y Nagasaki fueron blanco de dos bombas atómicas lanzadas por Estados Unidos que causaron enorme devastación y destrucción.

¿Por qué Hiroshima y Nagasaki están habitadas y Chernóbil no? - BBC Mundo

En Hiroshima vivían unas 350.000 personas. Se calcula que la bomba que cayó el 6 de agosto de 1945 mató a unas 80.000 personas. Casi 80% de los edificios fueron destruidos o quedaron severamente dañados. Todavía se disputa cuál fue el número total de muertos en la ciudad, debido a las heridas sufridas en la explosión o a los efectos de la radiación, pero la cifra varía entre 90.000 y 166.000. Hoy habitan en la ciudad 1.174.000 personas. En Nagasaki, el día de la explosión nuclear, el 9 de agosto de 1945, vivían en la ciudad 263.000 personas. En menos de un segundo tras la detonación, el norte de la ciudad quedó destruido y se calcula que entre 39.000 y 80.000 personas murieron. Hoy viven en esa ciudad unas 450.000 personas.

Waste Not, Want Not. On Thursday night, when there were many a fancy shindig going on – cocktail parties, dinners, Christmas light events – I chose to go to… the LM Barry recycling centre at Britannia Mill in Canning Town.

Waste Not, Want Not

It’s where the contents of most of London’s clothes banks end up. – receiving an average of between 170-200 tonnes of textiles, clothing and shoes every week. It’s hard to visualise that amount of clothing until you’re there – and we only glimpsed at a teensy tiny part of the recycling centre as there seemed to be endless rows of bundled up bales of clothing. I was there because of a campaign called Love Your Clothes, set up by the non-profit organisation WRAP, backed by government funding. Leonardo DiCaprio Asks Everyone In The World To Stop Pretending Like Facts Don't Exist.

Revealed: the dirty secret of the UK’s poultry industry. Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% Three of the UK’s leading supermarkets have launched emergency investigations into their chicken supplies after a Guardian investigation uncovered a catalogue of alleged hygiene failings in the poultry industry.

Revealed: the dirty secret of the UK’s poultry industry

Undercover footage, photographic evidence and information from whistleblowers has revealed how strict industry hygiene standards to prevent the contamination of chicken with the potentially deadly campylobacter bug can be flouted on the factory floor and on farms. Specific incidents identified in the last month include a factory floor flooded with chickens guts in which the bacteria can flourish, carcasses coming into contact with workers’ boots then returned to the production line and other poor practices involving points in the production chain that increase the risk of its spread. Porno ecológico para salvar los bosques. ¿Se puede proteger la selva amazónica con sexo?

Porno ecológico para salvar los bosques

Se puede. La pareja formada por Leona Johansson y Tommy Hol Ellingsen, sueca ella y noruego él, lleva haciéndolo desde 2004 a través de Fuck For Forest, un proyecto de corte “erótico ecológico”, según lo definen ellos mismos, que busca recaudar fondos para financiar proyectos ecológicos ofreciendo material pornográfico amateur. The Art of the College Recommendation Letter - Andrew Simmons. How teachers can move beyond statements like, “She is a consistently respectful student.”

The Art of the College Recommendation Letter - Andrew Simmons

See-ming Lee/flickr In late September, seniors case my classroom in the early morning and charge in before I’ve turned on my laptop. They corner me at the copy machine and at the entrance to the faculty lounge. They each want the same thing: a letter of recommendation. And when I say yes, the student presses a crumpled brag sheet in my hands and runs in the opposite direction. I usually end up writing 12 to 15 recommendations per “season.” A lot of teachers introduce themselves, announce the subject’s suitability for college, summarize his or her academic performance, and then fill in personal details by following the brag sheet—an unfortunately named document that endeavors to outline a student’s achievements: sports played, volunteer work completed, awards won, and so forth.

“He was defensive player of the year for the football team.” “She ran student government and earned a 4.0.” This Warped Map Shows 'Global Warming’s Biggest Offenders' - John Metcalfe. Here's an item to help governments point fingers at the next climate-change conference: a map of the world's countries, scaled to highlight those disproportionately responsible for generating greenhouse gases.

This Warped Map Shows 'Global Warming’s Biggest Offenders' - John Metcalfe

The research team that made it at Montreal's Concordia University deem it a map of "global warming’s biggest offenders. " The bulgy-looking cartography is showing the ratio of each nation's geographic area to its historic climate-warming contribution. Countries with large amounts of emissions relative to size are bloated and colored orange or (worse) red, and those with less of an impact on the feverish atmosphere are shrunken and green. As to what to take away from this distorted view of the planet, Concordia explains: Western Europe, the U.S., Japan and India are hugely expanded, reflecting emissions much greater than would be expected based on their geographic area.

The U.S. is followed by China, Russia, Brazil, India, Germany, and the U.K.. Sharks: Western Australia Tries to Reduce Attacks. InnovativeChina - Explore What's New in China. La ola gigante de Burle. Air Berlin, a judici per la mort d'un gos que va deixar al sol i sense aigua. Air Berlin, l'aerolínia de baix cost famosa per negar-se a incorporar el català en els seus vols amb l'argument que és una llengua local, seurà aquest dimarts al banc dels acusats.

Air Berlin, a judici per la mort d'un gos que va deixar al sol i sense aigua