Hoboken Breakfast Nuggets – 3/29/2011

Hoboken NJ News Roundup Hoboken411 Breakfast Nuggets March 29 2011

Hoboken H.S. names March 2011 “Students of the Month”

The Administration and Faculty of Hoboken High School are pleased to announce the students of the month for March 2011:

8th Grade: Layne Englich; 9th Grade: Leslie Markovitch; 10th Grade: Alexandra Richardson; 11th Grade: Ashley Ramos; 12th Grade: Sarita Mehta & Emmanuel Valle (Co-Senior Students of the Month).

Hoboken High School Students of the Month March 2011

Two contestants pick correct NCAA Final Four

I found this to be amazing. Out of nearly 6 Million entries over at the ESPN NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Challenge – only TWO got the exact Final Four correct!

NCAA Bracket Contest ESPN only two get correct answer for final four 2011

Helpful Cheat Sheet about Radiation Exposure

Thanks to Mother Nature & Planet Earth, who caused the Massive Earthquake and Tsunami in Japannuclear radiation is now a big news item.

Regardless of all the spin & confusion coming out of all of this – you might find this handy radiation dose chart I stumbled across on the web helpful. It puts things into perspective. Click to expand image.

Radiation Chart SM

Potential messy late-week weather in store?

Since the winter ended recently – I haven’t been as “in tune” to the potential bad weather situations – but apparently, there’s chatter about some kind of storm system (i.e., Nor’Easter) that might affect our area towards the end of the week. The same ole debate applies. “Big Storm & Snow!” or “It’ll miss us” and everything in between.

We’ll know more over the upcoming days… but keep an eye out in case significant travel is expected.

Possible spring noreaster for Hoboken NJ and NYC tristate area April 1 2011

Have a great day, Hoboken!

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Some things I’ve seen pointed out about this graphic before: It doesn’t mention that if you breath in radioactive dust then those little particles are sending out radiation through your body for a long time. The use of different time scales is also confusing. It’s littered with hours to years comparisons which is misleading because although cumulative doses count, the intensity of the dosage is also an extremely important factor in how much damage is done to biological systems.