With Category 5 Hurricane Dean bearing down on the coast, the disaster in the making will prove interesting as it unfolds. 3000 people were evacuated from Ambergris Caye/San Pedro. Hurricane Mitch in 1999 caused tremendous damage on the island. With this one gunning just north of Ambergris Caye, the damage may prove […]
Entries from August 2007
August 20th, 2007 · No Comments
August 20th, 2007 · 1 Comment
Now normally, I like being nationalistic, pro-Taiwan and everything of the sort. But China Airlines (you could call it the Taiwanese national carrier despite the name China) is a airline that is like ‘persona non-grata’ in my family. Trips to Taiwan are only allowed on US carriers…namely Northwest Airlines (but United is OK too). The […]
August 19th, 2007 · No Comments
yup, big network tv sucks….these days. Like I noted yesterday, ratings for broadcast TV paled in comparison to the Disney channel…for two days in a row.
“Musical 2″ also dwarfed the broadcast competition to become the most-watched Friday telecast in more than five years. It drew as many viewers as the Big Four broadcast networks combined […]
August 18th, 2007 · No Comments
The follow-up to the phenomenon that was “High School Musical” drew an estimated 17.2 million viewers on Friday night, a figure Disney Channel boasts makes it the most-watched basic cable telecast ever. That’s an eight percent bump from the Sept. 23, 2006 “Monday Night Football” telecast, which gave ESPN the previous record.
Guess I wasn’t the […]
August 17th, 2007 · No Comments
Dunno how I missed this tidbit of news…
The State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University is considering expanding its Binghamton Clinical Campus, a branch of the medical university’s College of Medicine.
The Binghamton Clinical Campus will need additional space to accommodate SUNY Upstate’s plan to boost its College of Medicine enrollment by 30 […]