Global Incident Map

Old Oct 17, 07, 6:15 pm
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Global Incident Map

When you click on the website link below, a world map comes up showing
what strange & dangerous things are happening right now in every country
in the entire world & is updated every few minutes. You can move the map
around, zero in on any one area & actually up-load the story of what is
going on.


Global Incident Map:

There is a lot happening in our world every minute.

This "map" updates every 300 seconds...constantly 24/7.

http://www.globalincidentmap.com/home.php

Click on any icon on the map for text update information.

It's not just about Terrorism - it's about everything happening every
minute some place in the world of terrorism threats, explosions, airline
incidents, etc.
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Old Oct 17, 07, 10:45 pm
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That's really interesting. Thanks for posting it.
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Old Oct 18, 07, 8:27 am
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That's pretty cool!
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Old Oct 18, 07, 8:40 am
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It's not just about Terrorism - it's about everything happening every
minute some place in the world of terrorism threats, explosions, airline
incidents, etc.
It certainly leaves out much (at least for some period of time and for some countries/regions), fails to note errors/corrections, and is built upon text searches primarily in English. It's also not wholly automated.
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Old Oct 18, 07, 8:47 am
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A right-wing production, confirmed.
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Old Oct 18, 07, 9:07 am
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Talk about fear mongering.
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Old Oct 18, 07, 9:10 am
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Talk about fear mongering.
Greenpeace blocking a port gets coverage but "security" shooting around a runway doesn't.
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Old Oct 18, 07, 11:25 am
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Whoa... that is cool.
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Old Oct 18, 07, 11:36 am
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More fuel for the nervous nellies
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Old Oct 18, 07, 11:48 am
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Originally Posted by GUWonder View Post
It certainly leaves out much (at least for some period of time and for some countries/regions), fails to note errors/corrections, and is built upon text searches primarily in English. It's also not wholly automated.
And according to that map, I should certainly put off plans to travel to the U.S., New Zealand, India, The Netherlands, and the U.K., but not worry at all about that dream vacation to Somalia, the Central African Republic, Congo, the Soloman Islands, and Haiti. Thanks!
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Old Oct 18, 07, 3:36 pm
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Originally Posted by GUWonder View Post
A right-wing production, confirmed.
I probably would have agreed with you a year ago, but looking at it just now I couldn't help but be underwhelmed when I zoomed in and moused over the icons. I saw hoaxes, non-events, and ample proof of the Chicken Little attitude all over the place without any actual issues.

So, if anything, it might as well have been a left-wing propaganda tool.
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Old Oct 18, 07, 4:16 pm
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Not updated particularly frequently. False alarms from days ago are still listed.
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Old Oct 18, 07, 5:34 pm
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So, if anything, it might as well have been a left-wing propaganda tool.
The site is a right-wing production. Your "if anything, it might as well have been a left-wing propaganda tool" is wrong in reference to this site.
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Old Oct 18, 07, 6:54 pm
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I can't disagree that it's an interesting site with some relevance to issues in this forum. But I'm not sure the discussion about it as such is relevant, so I'll make a copy of the thread for OMNI and close this one in TS/S.

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