Old and short, no wonder I'm grumpy!
- Dec 14, 2003
We've had like 200 years expierence handling the stuff, we made mistakes, developing countries will also make the same mistakes. I'm sure lots of developing countries are scrambling right now to check their storage.You'd think that sensible governments would be asking regional officials to confirm their local areas are safe right now
I don't buy this "countries have to make their own mistakes to learn" shit.We've had like 200 years expierence handling the stuff, we made mistakes, developing countries will also make the same mistakes. I'm sure lots of developing countries are scrambling right now to check their storage.
...Anger and dismay has been building in Beirut as officials admitted that a massive port explosion that killed at least 135 people, injured thousands and left many more homeless was foreseeable and had been the subject of repeated warnings.
The Halifax explosion was wwwwaaayyyy bigger I thought?The Beirut explosion which killed at least 135 people and levelled much of the Lebanese capital\'s port is \"unquestionably\" one of the largest non-nuclear blasts in history, according to calculations by British engineering experts.indaily.com.au
A lack of accuracy at the time of the Halifax explosion makes it hard but it is estimated at nearly 3kt, about double the Beirut one. Although technically it would still be in the list of most powerful non nuclear explosions.The Halifax explosion was wwwwaaayyyy bigger I thought?
I think you've misunderstood this article.Diversity just keeps giving.
It follows rising tensions over the beheading of a teacher in Paris by a radicalised terrorist infuriated that cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed were shown to children.metro.co.uk