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Turn around, don’t drown! Insane storm strands motorists in flash flooding and mud flows in Joshua Tree, California

A storm that surprised everyone with its intensity and duration brought havoc to the Morongo Basin Friday night and Saturday. Thunder, lightning, rain, and hail started about 10:30 p.m. Friday and by 11:15, first...

Here’s why hurricanes are rapidly exploding in strength in recent years

The unforgettable thing about record-setting Hurricane Michael will always be how rapidly it became a near-Category 5 storm, perfectly timed for a sneak attack on the Florida Panhandle. On Tuesday morning, Floridians knew a...

Vampire of Lugnano: Researchers unearth ‘extremely eerie and weird’ evidence of vampire burial at the Cemetery of the Babies in Italy

The discovery of a 10-year-old child's remains at an ancient Roman site in Italy is an "extremely eerie and weird" evidence of "vampire burials," where steps were taken to prevent the deceased rising from...

Strong eruption of Fuego volcano prompts evacuations in Guatemala (video and pictures)

A strong eruption of Fuego volcano has started on October 12, 2018, sending ash 5,000 kilometers in the air and triggering extremely hot pyroclastic flow on the flank of this extremely active peak in...

Another M6.7 earthquake hits the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia – Ebeko volcano erupts

The Kuril Islands and currently experiencing lots of seismic and volcanic activities in the last few days. After the M6.5 earthquake of October 10, 2018, another M6.7 earthquake hit the region. In the meantime,...

Hurricane Michael could worsen Florida’s toxic red tide outbreak

Hurricane Michael made landfall along the Florida Panhandle Wednesday, devastating the region with winds of up to 155 miles per hour and storm surges of up to 14 feet (NASA). The storm could also...

Mount Vesuvius boiled its victims’ blood and caused their skulls to explode

In 79 A.D., Mount Vesuvius erupted, blanketing the nearby Roman towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum in hot ash and preserving the casualties in lifelike poses. And as awful as being smothered by ash may...

Hurricane Michael creates new islands in Florida

Hurricane Michael carved out new islands on Florida's gulf coast area of Cape San Blas. The new islands are shown in the first 10 seconds of this aerial video followed by breathtaking aerial images...

Italy’s Mount Etna is going to collapse into the sea creating a giant tsunami

Moving one and a half inches a year sounds pretty slow, but it’s lightning quick for a mountain. It’s also exactly how quickly Sicily’s great Mount Etna is sliding into the Ionian Sea. At...

Hypersonic Missile: This new class of military threat is capable of flying faster than 5,000 km/h

RAND researchers present an overview of their key findings on hypersonic missiles — a new class of military threat capable of maneuvering and flying faster than 5,000 kilometers per hour. The officials describe how...

Just a group of Samurai in front of Egypt’s Sphinx, 1864

Not sure how this image could get any more epic!  Just for those who want to know: They're members of the Second Japanese Embassy to Europe who in 1863 were sent to France to secure...

666: 3 earthquakes larger than M6.0 (M6.0, M6.2, M6.5) and a M7.0 shake the Ring of Fire within 5 hours

Not 1, not 2, but three earthquakes with magnitudes larger than M6.0 and a M7.0 earthquake hit along the Ring of Fire in less than 5 hours on October 10, 2018. Amazing how much...

Are the birds in Gilbert, Minnesota, actually drunk? They keep crashing into things!

It appears some birds are getting a little more 'tipsy' than normal. Robins, cedar waxwings and other birds in Gilbert, Minnesota, are flying into windshields, bumping into trees and looking mighty disoriented. The birds...

Earth wide open: Giant crack opens up in Diamante, Argentina

There is a giant crack growing in Diamante in Entre Ríos, Argentina, which may finally swallow the entire town. Many have already evacuated their homes fearing a total collapse. Here some pretty impressive images...

Whopping 115 square miles (300 square kilometers) iceberg about to break in Antarctica

A newly discovered long and craggy rift is splintering across West Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier, satellite images show. The nearly 19-mile-long (30 kilometers) rift started in the middle of the ice shelf, where the...

Hurricane Michael strengthens to unprecedented CATEGORY 4 storm overnight before hitting Florida Panhandle

After gaining strength overnight, Hurricane Michael will be a storm of unprecedented intensity for the Florida Panhandle when it is expected to make landfall later today (Oct. 10). "This storm will bring deadly surge to...

Deadly floods hit Mallorca: 5 dead confirmed, several missing, 200 evacuated (videos)

Deadly floods hit the Spanish island of Mallorca, killing 5 and injuring 3 on October 9, 2018. Several people are still missing while 200 residents have been evacuated. Worst hit was the city of...

Stunning visuals as Falcon 9 rocket first stage separates from second stage (video)

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The stunning visuals were created when the Falcon 9 rocket rose above the horizon and into sunlight before the first stage - or main body of the rocket - separated from the smaller second...

Don’t worry! They have access to your phones!

Electronic devices sounded off across the United States on October 3, 2018, as the Federal Emergency Management agency conducted an emergency alert test. The tone sounded at 2:18 p.m. EDT. The subject read: "Presidential...

Giant sinkhole swallows 5 people in China: 2 dead and 3 missing (video)

Parts of a road cracked and a cave-in occurred at around 2:30 am in Dazhou City, southwest China's Sichuan Province on Sunday. Two passerby was killed and three are still missing. A second collapse occurred...

After a major storm, it might make sense to rebuild somewhere that’s not in the path of major storms

With local officials often incentivized to replicate the past, experts in disaster relief say changes in federal law and regulations may be needed to reorient the system to reflect storm realities. In the exact spot...

Here’s something you don’t see everyday – or ever in Lake Michigan

It is not every day someone reports an alligator in Lake Michigan and the report is true. This time the call was followed up with video of this four foot alligator slowly swimming in...

Geoengineering is inevitable… To fight climate changes

Here’s what’s going to happen: Every year for the foreseeable future, scientists, activists, and citizens concerned about climate change will have a discussion in one form or another about geoengineering. There will be editorials...

Self-Destruction (video)

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A painting by the mysterious street artist Banksy self-destructed after it sold for $1.4 million. Some experts say the stunt boosts the artwork's value.

Indonesia mulls declare quake-flattened villages mass graves

More bodies were unearthed from the earthquake-and-tsunami-ravaged Indonesian city of Palu on Saturday, as authorities move closer to calling off the search for the dead trapped under flattened communities and declaring them mass graves....

Mysterious object washes ashore on Seabrook Island, North Carolina

What is this strange object that washed ashore on Seabrook Island? A mystery came out of the ocean on South Carolina’s Seabrook Island, and authorities haven’t yet identified what some are calling “space junk.”...

6 meteor showers peak in October 2018 – The Draconids tonight!

6 meteor showers peak in October 2018. Enjoy the sky shows! Draconids: Minor to Major; peaks on Oct. 9/10 best seen during the EVENING not dawn Tau Cancrids: Minor; peaks on Oct. 17 Epsilon Geminids: Minor; peaks...

Miracle or mystery in Arizona?

Did these three women really see Jesus while walking the Dreamy Draw Mountain in Arizona? At least they say they experienced something supernatural. They saw a firgure at the top of the mountain, which then...

State of Emergency declared as Florida prepares for potentially ‘DEVASTATING’ impact from Michael

With a potential hurricane threatening the state, Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency Sunday for 26 counties in the Panhandle and Big Bend coastal region of northern Florida. “This storm will...

Life to the realm of the atomic and microscopic world: IBM computer creates ‘quantum artificial life’ for the first time

For the first time, an international team of researchers has used a quantum computer to create artificial life—a simulation of living organisms that scientists can use to understand life at the level of whole...

Scientists politely urge ‘act now, idiots’ – It’s the final call!

It's the final call, say scientists, the most extensive warning yet on the risks of rising global temperatures. Their dramatic report on keeping that rise under 1.5 degrees C states that the world is...

Scientists accuse DARPA of genetically modifying insects for bioweapons to spread agricultural viruses

In a scathing report issued this week, researchers with the Science Policy Forum have accused the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) of creating a technology — ostensibly used to genetically modify crops...

Inmates keep mysteriously dying – Judge decides not to send people to jail

In the last four months, six inmates inside the Cuyahoga County Jail have met an untimely demise. The suspicious nature of their deaths and the subsequent blocking of information by the jail has one...

Biblical deluge and floods hit Iran

It's raining like hell in Iran since two days. The downpour, that has started on Friday, has been the heaviest during the past 20 years in the northern part of the country. The biblical...

M5.9 earthquake hits northern Haiti: 12 dead, hundreds of injured, buildings and infrastructures destroyed

A powerful 5.9 earthquake off the coast of Haiti has caused deaths and major damage. The USGS registered the quake some 19 km off Ti Port-de-Paix, at a depth of 11.7 km. Tremors were...

Hundreds of birds drop dead from trees in Poland

Some 200 jackdaws have been found dead in the Warsaw district of Mokotów since late on Thursday, when a woman reported the birds falling out of the trees between apartment blocks. They found 130 dead...

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