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A hurricane in the Great Lakes killed hundreds of people and wrecked dozens of ships

Unexpected things like mirages and lake effect snow can occur in the Great Lakes region. But we tend to ignore how bad it can get. In 1913, the White Hurricane killed over 200 people...

A lake murdered 1,746 people overnight

That's one of the strangest natural disaster in history and shows that lakes are nature's serial killers. They're all nice and calm, until one day they snap and suffocate a bunch of people. Lake...

Scary archeology: The genocide pit in Sacred Ridge, Colorado

"Mutilated and processed" is not a phrase that you ever hope to read in any context whatsoever. But it fits good to Sacred Ridge in Colorado, an ancient Native American settlement consisting of 22...

Thanksgiving eruption of Popocatepetl volcano is biggest eruption since 2013 sending ash and gas 1,800 meters above the summit

The Popocatépetl volcano had his strongest eruption since 2013 on Thanksgiving 2017, sending a plume of ash and gas 1,800 meters above the summit. The explosion was so strong, it was registered from the...

Facts and mysteries about Thanksgiving

Every year, Americans celebrate Thanksgiving on the fourth Thursday of November. It’s supposed to be an occasion to give thanks, but the story of Thanksgiving isn’t exactly what you learned in school. There’s a...

The worst natural disaster in the history of North America has a one-in-three chance of happening

A bit north of the Bay Area is the start of the Pacific Northwest, home to major cities like Portland, Seattle, Vancouver. At first glance, there doesn't seem to be much wrong here. But...

Natural CERN? Lightning storms generate antimatter in Earth’s atmosphere acting like natural particule accelerators

Lightning and thunderclouds are natural particle accelerators as reported by Japanese scientists, who detected a γ-ray flash with a duration of less than one millisecond after lightning, during a thunderstorm on 6 February 2017...

Alert level raised to Yellow/ advisory at Great Sitkin volcano (Alaska)

Low-level unrest is occurring at Great Sitkin volcano. Earlier today, AVO changed the Aviation Color Code and Volcano Alert Level to Yellow/Advisory based on recent reports of robust steaming and a several month period...

Ground rose 90cm after M7.3 earthquake hit Iran-Iraq border

Geological officials in Japan say last week's magnitude-7.3 earthquake that hit the Iran-Iraq border has raised the ground by up to about 90 centimeters as shown by these new pictures captured by the land-observing...

This man will prove the Earth is flat in his homemade rocket on November 25

Seeking to prove that a conspiracy of astronauts fabricated the shape of the Earth, Mike Hughes, a California man intends to launch himself 1,800 feet high above the Mojave Desert in Southern California on...

‘Extremely high’ to ‘high’ nuclear radiation measured near Chelyabinsk

Approximately 10 days after the French Nuclear Safety Institute declared that a cloud of radioactive pollution was most probably released by a problem in a Russian or Kazakhstan plant, the Russian government has published...

Sandy beach reappears OVERNIGHT in Ireland after 12 years of absence

Sand has returned OVERNIGHT to Ashleam Bay on the picturesque Achill Island in County Mayo, Ireland after a twelve year absence. The white sands were washed away during a powerful storm in 2005... And...

Freak hailstorm buries cars in one meter of hail and turns beach white in Mercin, Turkey

This is not snow. It is hail! And, on Nov 19th, the hailstorm was so severe that it buried cars in one meter of hail stones. Some parts of the city of Mersin were...

A giant crater opens up out of nowhere in Brazil

Farmers in Coromandel in Alto Paranaíba, Brazil were surprised by a giant crater, measuring more than 20 meters in diameter, that appeared without notice in one of their soybean plantation between Nov. 5th and...

God doesn’t like you keeping your explosives in his house

It's real easy to make lightning as lethal as any blizzard, sinkhole, or gas-filled lake. You simply have to add a pinch of gunpowder. In 1769, the town of Brescia, Italy found out that storing...

Doomed sailors were trapped underwater in USS West Virginia for two weeks after Pearl Harbor

The surprise 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor resulted in an incredible amount of death and destruction. Nineteen ships were sunk or damaged, and over 2,400 people were killed. That's a big figure, and contains...

The New Madrid Fault may take out 150 miles of the Midwest

Way back in 1811 and 1812, a series of over 1,000 earthquakes rocked the Mississippi River between St. Louis and Memphis. One was so powerful that it caused the river to run backwards for...

Upsurge in big earthquakes predicted for 2018 as Earth rotation slows down

Scientists have warned there could be a big increase in numbers of devastating earthquakes around the world next year. They believe variations in the speed of Earth’s rotation could trigger intense seismic activity, particularly...

Series of strong and shallow earthquakes (M7.0, M6.6 and M6.4) hits New Caledonia

A swarm of strong earthquakes is currently hitting New Caledonia since 9:30am UTC. The series started with a strong M6.4. Six hours later, a M6.6 jolt hit at almost the same spot, a few...

All planet sounds from space (in our Solar System)

In the 1990s, NASA explored the idea that emissions from other planets could be captured and processed so we could hear them. The resulting "music" is a collection of eerie, spooky sounds. However, since...

San Francisco’s Hayward Fault gets an earthquake every 140 years … And it’s been 150 since the last one

San Francisco is way overdue for a major earthquake. FEMA and geologists alike are expecting it any day now - and even exercise every year during the Big ShakeOut. That may sound like a...

Experts discuss warning signs of eruption at Yellowstone super volcano

Rumors are rumbling that the Yellowstone super volcano will erupt sooner than expected as recent studies suggest the super-eruption will happen in a matter of decades rather than centuries. Fox13Now took a trip to...

Three suns phenomenon lights up the sky of Murmansk

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Luckily, not every solar phenomenon is fuming out there in the cold void of space, waiting to existentially terrify you into a fear-coma. Sundogs, for example, occur right here on Earth, when light from...

Another Dust Bowl will engulf the American West and last 35 years

The 1930s the United States was suffering from the most severe drought in its history, the "Dust Bowl." And be prepared to bite the dust once again, because scientists think the Dust Bowl is...

A catastrophic flood is about to turn California into a lake

Ask Californians about the most pressing natural-disaster issue facing them. They will tell you it's the so-called "Big One", or, in other words, a long-anticipated San Andreas Fault earthquake that will sink the whole...

Underwater volcano Bayonnaise Rocks erupts off Japan

On November 14, 2017, Japanese Coast Guards reported for the first time since July 11th a surface discoloration and air bubbles rising over the underwater volcano Bayonnaise Rocks situated in the Izu archipelago, south...