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My name is Tom. I work for an environmental engineering company working on hazmat cleanups and natural resources engineering.

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Diaries published: 20 (769 days since last diary on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 06:56 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 72 (769 days since last comment on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 09:02 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 945

Total Comment Ratings: 132

Most Recommended Diary: Boston, MA vs West, TX, 281 comments, 588 recommends

People Following Thunderthief: 16

Thunderthief's Most Recent Diaries:

Just out of morbid curiosity, I just calculated the power of that fertilizer factory in Texas. I came up with the equivalent in explosive power of about 113 tons of TNT, or: The full war-loads of ...
by Thunderthief
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 06:56 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Manny of you have probably seen this poll posted on the Huffington Post today. Forty-two years ago, on the first Earth Day in 1971, 63% of Americans believed it was ‘very important’ to work to ...
by Thunderthief
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 09:29 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
This is a brief post, just because this thought has been bugging me all day.... Two douchebags with jihadi ideas in their heads and some homemade bombs blow up the Boston Marathon, killing three ...
by Thunderthief
Comment Count 281 comments on Sat Apr 20, 2013 at 09:06 PM PDT with 588 Recommends
Just as a PSA-- a firefighter friend of mine was recently hospitalized for several days after responding to a fire and unknowingly inhaling hydrogen cyanide (HCN). The 'fire' was a plastic dish that ...
by Thunderthief
Comment Count 36 comments on Sat Jun 02, 2012 at 03:51 PM PDT with 71 Recommends
I think every civil rights struggle has to have a battlefield, real or metaphorical, as a monument to posterity. Cable Street, the Ludlow mines, Tahrir Square, Montgomery Alabama, Bloody Sunday.... ...
by Thunderthief
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Mar 17, 2012 at 10:25 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Sometimes you have to appreciate a really good scam. Then there's stuff like this, that just makes you want to sigh and shake your head.
by Thunderthief
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Dec 30, 2011 at 09:46 PM PST with 19 Recommends

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