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Three earthquakes with magnitudes of 3.7, 3.8 and 3.5, strike near Mammoth Lakes in California

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Mammoth Lakes, in California's Central Valley, is home to the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, as well as thousands of people who had no idea that they were living above...

7 impressive and baffling phenomena recorded around the world in December 2017

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There will always be something to impress or baffle the hell out of us! The Shiveluch volcano situated in Kamchatka, Russia, erupted on December 4, 2017, sending a plume of...

Mighty snowstorm in Turkey drops 1 meter of snow in 12 hours blocking roads and closing schools in Artvin

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Like in Alaska, the snowstorm currently hitting the region of Artvin in Turkey is going biblical. More than 1 meter of dry powder has already accumulated within yesterday night...

Consequences of the tropical cyclone Cempaka in Java, Indonesia

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The number of victims of the tropical cyclone "Sempaka" in Indonesia has grown to 41 people. There is no hope to find the missing alive. The largest number of...

M5.1 earthquake destroys 42 houses in Indonesia

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An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 caused destruction in three districts of the province of Bengkulu, situated in the southwestern part of the island of Sumatra, on December 5, 2017....

Snow anomaly in Texas: First snow in 13 years in Corpus Christi and in 8 years in Houston

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Texas is known for being hot, really hot. But now, it is snowing over there. Yes, Corpus Christi was covered in white for the first time in 13 years,...

Most extreme snowfall rates on record in Alaska: 10 inches of snow per hour reported at Thompson Pass near Valdez

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Alaska is collecting extreme weather events in the last weeks. After a bombogenesis brought hurricane-like winds to the Bering Sea, now a completely crazy 10 inches of snow per...

3 powerful earthquakes strike Micronesia (M6.5, M6.4) and New Zealand (M6.2) within 10 hours

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Within the last ten hours, three powerful earthquakes hit Micronesia and New Zealand on December 8, 2017. The first strong and shallow earthquake struck with a magnitude of 6.5 the...

Our crappily stored radioactive waste is probably going to explode

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Don't get us wrong here: Nuclear power is a relatively safe, efficient, and remarkably clean alternative to filthy, planet-destroying coal. That is, if we'd finally figure out what to...

The next global pandemic might be worse than the Black Death

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When it comes to diseases, people pay too much attention whatever snazzy new outbreak is dominating the news. Zika, Ebola, SARS ... they're all just flavors of the month....

Snow storm warnings in west & south Texas, across south Louisiana, south Mississippi, Alabama & Georgia

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If you are REALLY wanting to see snow, you'll need to drive south. Wait, what? Yep - believe it or not, Winter Storm Warnings & Advisories are in effect...

Situation at Öræfajökull volcano in Iceland is FAR THAN NORMAL as the caldera has deepened by some 20 meters

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Volcanologist Ármann Höskuldsson says that the situation at Öræfajökull volcano is "Far from normal." There's still geothermal heat in the area and the caldera has deepened by some 20...

There are at least six active wildfires burning in Southern California right now. That’s nearly the total of all large December wildfires from 2000 to 2015

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The rainy season in Southern California should have started on October 1, 2017. Since then, however, the region has seen almost no rain and will remain dry until mid-December....

This new simple method could purge our Oceans from the most dangerous radioactive Cesium-137 released by the Fukushima disaster in sea waters

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A new and efficient way to extract 137Cs from sea ​​water was developed by scientists of the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) and the Institute of Chemistry of the...

Traces Of Nuclear Tests Conducted By Superpowers In The Early 1960s Found In Russian Pine Trees

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Scientists from the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Novosibirsk found in the annual rings of pines traces of nuclear...

Mysterious river ground elevation causes massive fish kill in the Philippines and terrifies residents

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We have already learned about massive holes or cracks draining out rivers or pounds. This time, it's the opposite! The ground of a river suddenly bulged up on November...

3 months after Hurricane Harvey thousands are still without clean drinking water in parts of Texas

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More than three months after Hurricane Harvey, thousands are still without clean drinking water in parts of Texas. After Harvey overflowed drainage districts, cut off water and prompted hundreds...

Southern California is a tinderbox right now after the annual wet season has begun with almost no rain

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The Southern California region is a tinderbox right now! The annual wet season has begun in Southern California almost without rainfall and this drought weather pattern isn't going to...

Terrifying moment a man gets swallowed by sinkhole while walking on the street (video)

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We've all seen the astonishing images on social media of giant chasms that suddenly appear out of nowhere. But these freak abominations can happen just about anywhere and at...

Gigantic floods engulf Albania inundating thousands of homes and paralyzing ports and international airport

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Let say it! Albania is currently facing biblical floods after persistent and strong rains have engulfed the country since several days, causing riverbanks to burst, flooding several villages and...