Interesting morning in Indianapolis. Got an alert from the WTHR app & turned on the scanner. Police report this guy was hitting 120 mph on the interstate (although according to TopSpeed.com the limit is estimated at 108 mph). Luckily no one was seriously injured when he blew the intersection and T-Boned another motorist, throwing that car on the sidewalk and striking a cyclist.
From WTHR – Indiana Metro Police have identified a man arrested Thursday morning after a high-speed chase that ended in a crash in downtown Indianapolis… [MORE]
Emergency crews responded to Indianapolis’ near-northeast side Tuesday after a train collided with a semi, spilling a load of pineapples onto the road…. Police said they had to stop spectators from stealing the pineapples.[MORE]
The Atlantic had an interesting article that focused on a Harvard study about how people speak. Specifically what they called various items and said various phrases. The english language is quite diverse, and when you add in the various dialects from around the United States it can be incredibly complicated for people to learn.
While Catching up on my Conspiracy Theory blogs I came across the following videos showing how the U.S. is still in the process of destroying its chemical weapon stockpile from the 50’s. It’s interesting to see how the two locations are using different processes to accomplish the same task. With all the Syria talk in the news its interesting to see that the U.S. still has these types of banned weapons available should they choose to use them. Although I would not put a lot of faith in a 60-year-old munition even working.
The man who led Fukushima’s meltdown battle has died. Masao Yoshida, who selflessly stayed to direct staff at the Japanese nuclear facility in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami, succumbed to cancer at age 58. Fukushima’s operator claimed that radiation was not the cause.