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9/11 Commemoration in USA – 10 Years From the Tragic Event, Many Things Remain a Total Mystery

This year in 2011, the whole world commemorates the extremely tragic events of 9/11 September. Everyone recollects now having seen a clear blue sky just before the dramatic events occurred. The image below shows that the consequence of the airplane hitting the skyscrapers was visible from above, from a helicopter.
However, there are still many questions remained unanswered regarding 9/11. For instance, why did the world’s most powerful air force fail to intercept any of the four hijacked planes or How could a skyscraper, which was not hit by a plane, collapse so quickly and symmetrically, when no other steel framed skyscraper has collapsed because of fire? The most important commemoration ceremonies will take place in New York City, which will open on Sept. 11 with a ceremony for victims’ families at Ground Zero, in Washington, D.C where the ceremony will be attended by about 700 people who lost their relatives and friends in the tragic events of 9/11. Another place where the commemoration services will take place is Shanksville, Pa at the Memorial Plaza, more »

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Tropical Storm Lee, The Hurricane that Threatens Some of The American States Again

According to the latest official international weather forecasts, hurricane Irene has decreased in intensity, which doesn’t make it a threat anymore for the USA. However, the new tropical storm, called Lee, is starting to gain territory, heading toward Louisiana. It is highly believed that hurricane Lee will bring heavy rains to the state as early as Labor Day. Tropical moisture from Lee may ride up a storm front expected to reach our area by Monday, according to the National Weather Service, possibly bringing heavy rains to New Jersey from Monday to Wednesday. It was first believed that Lee will approach first New Orleans but the confidence that this tropical storm heads toward Gulf Coast, makes the citizens more hopeful that the consequences of this hurricane will not be very serious for this region. The National Weather Service in Slidell said parts of New Orleans received between 6 and 9 inches of rain between Thursday morning and Saturday afternoon, and that some coastal Mississippi areas reported more than 6 inches. Nearly 10 inches had fallen in Pascagoula, Miss. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said that “This storm is moving painfully slow,” advising the citizend not to go to sleep while hurricane Lee is present.

Tropical Storm Lee Tracking - Source media.nola.com
Tropical Storm Lee Tracking - Source media.nola.com

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The Safest Airline Companies in USA

First of all, traveling by airplane is safe, maybe the safest means of transportation in the world. According to the latest studies, traveling by airplanes has recorded the lowest rates of accident, whereas traveling by car is much more dangerous than any other means of transportation. Airplane accidents, which involve dead people take place very rarely. For instance, the latest fatal airplane crash took place in 2009, when a Colgan Air regional plane operating as Continental Connection Flight 3407 crashed into a residence in Buffalo, N.Y. After the crash there were 50 people dead.Accidents take place but they shouldn’t be associated with a certain airline company, because it isn’t the company’s fault that, for example, a bird collision might force the plane return to the airport or a medical emergency, as it was the case for 31 passengers takes place. Below there are listed the safest airline companies in the USA, according to some parameters, such as a minimum of 600 flights a day.
8. Jet blue
Incidents per Flight: 0.0000776
17 incidents out of 219.000 flights in 2010

7. American Airlines
Incidents per Flight: 0.0000701
87 incidents out of 1.241.000 flights in 2010

6. United Airlines
Incidents per Flight: 0.0000407
49 incidents out of 1.204.500 flights

5. Delta Airlines
Incidents per Flight: 0.0000386
77 incidents out of 1.994.725 flights

4. Continental Airlines
Incidents per Flight: 0.0000260
23 incidents out of 884.395 flights

3. US Airways
Incidents per Flight: 0.0000212
24 incidents out of 1.131.865 flights

2. Southwest Airlines
Incidents per Flight: 0.0000203
23 incidents out of 1.131.500 flights

1. AirTran
Incidents per Flight: 0.0000196
5 incidents out of 255.000 flights

The Safest Airline Companies in USA
The Safest Airline Companies in USA

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