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Washington’s Glacier Peak volcano is among the most dangerous but remains the least-monitored and the least-studied in the Cascade range

Washington’s hidden Glacier Peak volcano is among the most dangerous. The volcanic peak is ranked by volcanologists among the country’s highest-threat volcanoes and has unleased eruptions five times bigger than Mount St. Helens’ stupendous...

East vs West Coast Earthquakes: Why was an earthquake in Virginia felt at more than twice the distance than a similar-sized earthquake in California?

Why was an earthquake in Virginia felt at more than twice the distance than a similar-sized earthquake in California? The answer is one that many people may not realize. Earthquakes east of the Rocky...

Ice tsunami on the Ob River destroys metal railings while drifting towards the ‘end of the world’ in Russia (video)

Normally ice-free at this time of the year, the Orb River is still covered in ice. It has slowly started drifting towards the Arctic like a giant monster, and with enough power to destroy...

Volcanic eruption update: Kilauea volcano (Hawaii), Popocatepetl volcano (Mexico) and Sinabung volcano (Indonesia)

Here the point about the ongoing volcanic eruptions around the world as of May 18, 2018. Kīlauea Volcano Summit, UPDATE, 5/17/18, 4:54pm HST After the explosive eruption early May 17, 2018, seismic levels have been gradually...

Terrifying moment dam breaks at Colombia’s largest hydroelectric project prompting the evacuation of tens of thousands (video)

600 people already left homeless after heavy floods at hydroelectric dam project... And now another wave of flooding is feared. Tens of thousands of people have been ordered to evacuate their homes in western...

Five dead, nearly 500,000 without power after weather apocalypse engulfs US Northeast

At least 5 people died and nearly 500 000 homes were left without power after severe thunderstorms swept through the US Northeast on May 15, 2018. And it is not over! Now, the eastern...

Strong explosion at Kilauea Overlook vent sends volcanic plume 30,000 ft in the air over Hawaii

At about 0415 this morning, an explosion from the Overlook vent within Halemaumau crater at Kilauea Volcano's summit produced a volcanic cloud that reaches as high as 30,000 ft asl and drifted northeast. Continued...

The US has 169 volcanoes that could erupt, including 50 that are considered “high priority” for monitoring. Here is where they are.

It’s not just Hawaii! No! The U.S. has 169 volcanoes that could erupt anytime. There are potentially active volcanoes all over the West and Alaska as well as Hawaii, and about 50 are considered high...

This Colorado hailstorm was so powerful that snowplows were dispatched to clear roads covered in more than 3 inches of hail (videos and pictures)

A May hail storm caused some trouble for residents on the southern and eastern edge of the Denver metro area with more than 3 inches of hail reported near Parker and drivers forced to...

Two rare meteotsunamis formed on Lake Michigan in 1 day!

Two meteotsunamis developed on Lake Michigan during a single day in April and a newly released modeling of them is giving us a look at their evolution. Meteotsunamis are a type of tsunami, but...

Powerful space explosion sends intense shock wave as if some kind of planet had exploded in the solar system

There are two space-based observatories - one ahead of Earth in its orbit, the other trailing behind - to catch the structure and evolution of solar storms as they blast from the Sun and...

Bus swallowed by a huge sinkhole in Pakistan (video)

A metro bus fell into a 10-foot deep sinkhole in Multan, Pakistan, on May 12, 2018. It's kind of ironic. A day before, officials had discussed about the very good quality of the ongoing...

River mysteriously turns red in St. Petersburg, Russia

The Murzinka River turned red in St. Petersburg, Russia on May 12, 2018. The strange phenomenon was shot from a residential house. You clearly see that the river has turned brown-red: According to social network...

New giant crack measuring more than 400 meters appears in Mexico (pictures and videos)

A giant crack measuring more than 400 meters long and 4 meters deep opened up at the border between Tláhuac and Milpa Alta, two of the 16 boroughs of Mexico city, Mexico on May...

A look back at Kilauea’s spectacular Mauna Ulu eruption: amazing lava fountains, cascading lava falls, and eventually adding 230 acres of new land to Hawaii’s Big Island

The volcanic activity in Hawaii today is part of the ongoing Pu’u O’o eruption - the longest-duration eruption ever recorded on Kilauea. The Pu’u O’o eruption has been active, with varying levels of intensity,...

Hundreds of people in Mexico are kidnapped every year and the problem is only getting worse

Hundreds of people in Mexico are kidnapped every year. And the problem’s getting worse. It’s part of a trend experts refer to as the “democratization” of kidnapping. David Ramirez, a 19-year-old college student from Mexico...

Strange winged creature looming over a parked vehicle prompts ‘angel’ sighting in East Jordan, Michigan

A small community in northern Michigan believes it has been touched by an angel after a motion-sensor camera captured a mysterious object apparently looming over a parked vehicle. According to the local church in...

Some huge and crazy-looking mammatus clouds hanging down from thunderclouds over Sayre, Oklahoma

Some menacing mammatus clouds, hanging down from thunderclouds, swept over the city of Sayre, Oklahoma on May 11, 2018. Beautiful but scary! Now look at this video: @NWSNorman @TornadoTitans #huge #mamantus with cc in Sayre Ok pic.twitter.com/iSHdIrbsZv —...

And the sky suddenly turned blood red: Huge sandstorm engulfs southern Iraq changing day into night

A strong dust storm engulfed Muthanna Governorate in Iraq, changing day into night and turning the blue sky into a biblical blood red color on May 11, 2018. Very impressive pictures and videos: This deep...

Australia’s deadliest mass shooting in 22 years

Seven people were killed Friday, including a mom and her four children, in Australia’s worst mass shooting since 1996. The seven victims were discovered with gunshot wounds in a rural area in the town of...