Arms Control Association: Arms Control Today: Global Arms Exports Continued Upswing in 2005: "the 2005 weapons export total stands as the highest mark in five years"


U.S. Rules Allow the Sale of Products Others Ban - Los Angeles Times"One birch plank from China, bought at a Home Depot store in Portland, gave off 100 times more formaldehyde than legal in Japan and 30 times more than allowed in Europe and China, according to July tests ...'I'll guarantee you that no one tells a customer building a $75,000 kitchen that their cabinets contain plywood from China that will off-gas formaldehyde.'"
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program » Magnitude 4.2 - NORTH KOREA