June, 2014

Mumbai officials demolish 39K shanties; 200K homeless

December 25, 2004 Officials in Mumbai, India, demolished over 6,000 shanties today in a push to eradicate the capital city’s slums. In total, 39,000 shanties have been flattened, displacing over 200,000 people, in the city’s biggest-ever demolition drive, which began in early December. When complete, over 2 million people are expected to be displaced. After […]

Crawlspace Repair Be Proactive

Read More About: Basins Submitted by: Brown Dave. The crawl space in your home is probably not an area of your house that you spend a lot of time in–or that you spend a lot of time thinking about. When everything is going well, your crawl space is just dead space that exists and it’s […]

Canadian woman gives birth while sitting on toilet

Friday, December 18, 2009  International media attention has been a harsh mistress for 32-year-old Heather Richard of Winnipeg, Manitoba, who gave birth on Sunday while sitting on the toilet. Richard, who believed she was barren and thus assumed she could not be pregnant, thought she was suffering from cramps and a bad bowel movement. “I […]