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The Town that is Literally Living Under a Rock

Under the Rock CREDIT Riocura SOURCE messynessclickcom Fair use

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Featured image: A street in Setenil de las Bodegas in Spain under a rock. Credit: Flker – (c) riocura  SOURCE: Article below. 

From Messynessy Clic

People choose to live in some pretty baffling places, like those towns sitting at the base of volcanos or the precariously placed monasteries in the Himalayan mountains. Here’s one that looks like it might have been hit by a meteor and residents just decided to carry on as usual…

Welcome to the town of Setenil de las Bodegas in Spain, where around 3,000 inhabitants are living quite literally, under a rock.

I had a poke through the Flickr photo network to give us a virtual tour… Read Complete Report with photo gallery.

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Fiery Explosions Rock New NSA Spy Center #N3 (Video Report)

Utah_Data_Center_of_the_NSA_in_Bluffdale_Utah_CREDIT Tom W. Suicer SOURCE Wikipedia Commons Public Domain

Featured Image: Utah Data Center: The Utah Data Center will gather data from intercepted satellite communications and underwater ocean cables. Analysts will decipher, analyse and store the information in order to spot potential national security threats. The facility will be heavily fortified with backup generators and powerful equipment to keep the vast computer network cool. CREDIT:Tom W. Sulcer. NSA SOURCE: Wkipedia Commons. (This file is made available under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication).

Now this really makes me sad. NOT! . . . EDITOR

From youtube uploaded by NextNewsNetwork

Published on Oct 8, 2013

BLUFFDALE, UT – Fiery explosions, caused by massive electrical surges inside the data storage facility, have resulted in the destruction of extremely expensive machinery worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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Scientists Discover Layer of Liquified Molten Rock in Earth’s Mantle

orange-area-mew-magma-layer- CREDIT Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Photo: Orange-colored area enclosed by dashed line denotes recently discovered magma layer. Credit: Scripps Institution of Oceanography. SOURCE Terra Daily.

From Terra Daily

by Staff Writers
Arlington VA (SPX) Mar 27, 2013

Scientists have discovered a layer of liquified molten rock in Earth’s mantle that may be responsible for the sliding motions of the planet’s massive tectonic plates. The finding may carry far-reaching implications, from understanding basic geologic functions of the planet to new insights into volcanism and earthquakes.

The research was funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), and is reported in this week’s issue of the journal Nature by Samer Naif, Kerry Key, and Steven Constable of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), and Rob Evans of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. . . . Read Complete Report