April 6, 2011
SERIES America's Next Top Model: In this new episode, the models participate in a photo shoot for Ford's "Warriors in Pink" campaign against breast cancer, with a spot in a national print ad on the line (8 p.m. KTLA). American Idol: The nine remaining contestants perform songs from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, accompanied by hall-of-fame guitarist Jeff Beck (8 p.m. Fox). MythBusters: Adam and Jamie get realistic replicas of their own faces made to see whether such masks can thwart security systems as they did in the movie "Mission: Impossible," while Kari, Tory and Grant re-create a scene from the action film "Shoot 'Em Up" in the season premiere (9 p.m. Discovery)
August 17, 2008 |
A wayward humpback whale has been swimming in the Baltic Sea near Rostock city, but marine biologists said it may be doomed. "There's not enough food for a humpback whale in the Baltic Sea," said Klaus Harder, a biologist in Stralsund.
May 31, 2007 |
The tear gas is stocked and the police are helmeted and ready for tens of thousands of anarchists and anti-globalization protesters who are planning rallies and guerrilla-inspired mischief to disrupt the upcoming Group of 8 summit in this Baltic Sea resort.
August 11, 2005 |
A helicopter carrying 14 people, including two Americans, crashed in the Baltic Sea off Estonia on Wednesday, and all aboard were believed to be dead. The U.S.-made Sikorsky S-76, operated by the Finnish firm Copterline, was on a commercial flight from Tallinn, the Estonian capital, to Helsinki, the capital of Finland, when it went down near the Estonian island of Nais Saar, about three miles off the coast, officials said.
November 21, 2004 |
Each day at 4 p.m., the trawlers return, alive with giant bass, mackerel and squirming eels, at the end of a food chain that links family dinner tables to poisons in the sea. Besides mercury, which can damage the brains of fetuses and young children, and can affect healthy adults, there are PCBs, dioxins and flame retardants with unknown long-term effects.
July 16, 2004
Re "His Former Kingdom for a Parking Spot," July 13: It seems that Eugene Gomberg and Stanislav Razumovsky have a major problem on their hands. Although nobody asked them to restore the statue and nobody wants it, a very simple solution could be to bury the statue in the Baltic Sea halfway between Latvia and Sweden. That way the graves of 60,000 killed and buried in Riga during the Northern War would not have to look up to "the Great Liberator" and his statue would be on the way to fight more Swedes.