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Vatican’s exorcism uni is booming: Churches combine forces in Rome to learn best exorcism practices because of rise in possession cases

Exorcism is going multi-denominational. Where once those competing for the souls of followers would burn each other as heretics and engage in bloody wars, the world’s mainstream Christian denominations are now rallying...

Over a thousand rare Himalayan yaks starve to DEATH after heavy snowfall in India

At least 300 rare Himalayan yaks have died of starvation in the high mountains in the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim, close to the border with China, authorities said Saturday.

Problematic monster forest fires burn more than 58,000 hectares (145,000 acres) in Russia… And it’s not even summer!

Wildfires are blazing on about 58,000 hectares (145,000 acres) throughout the eastern reaches of Russia, threatening small villages and forcing the evacuation of children and senior citizens. Huge...

Insurance claims from deadly California wildfires in November top $12 billion – Most costly fires in state history

Insurance claims have topped $12 billion for the November wildfires in California, making them the most expensive in state history. The figure released Wednesday by Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara covers the fire...

Freak hailstorm turns beaches white in Victoria, Australia (videos and pictures)

The sandy beaches of Victoria’s Cape Paterson turned white on Friday after the coastal hamlet was blanketed by a freak hailstorm. ‘I’ve grown up here and it’s not something I’ve ever seen...

Powerful M6.3 earthquake hits off southwestern Japan, injuring a man and disrupting local traffic networks

A strong M6.3 earthquake hit off southwestern Japan on Friday, injuring a man and disrupting local traffic networks. The 8:48 a.m. quake occurred in the sea off Miyazaki Prefecture at a depth...

Lovebugs apocalypse: Millions of insects invade Florida in worst plague in years

No, they aren't some genetic experiment gone wrong, just the usual swarm that splatters its way through the Space Coast twice a year. They don't belong. But they aren't going away.

WEATHER ANOMALY: Over 10 inches of snow in Minnesota and Wisconsin, and a foot in Colorado. Duluth, Minnesota had never seen this much snow in May!

While the calendar shows it's more than six weeks into spring, Mother Nature dealt a wintry blow to Minnesota with a winter-like storm that unleashed historic snow amounts in some locations on...

Severe weather kills at least one as it slams the southern half of the U.S., spawning tornadoes and leaving hundreds of homes underwater in Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma

Severe weather killed at least one person and injured several as it trekked across the southern half of the U.S. Wednesday, spawning tornadoes and damaging storms along with flash flooding.

Earth is warming or cooling? A new tropical Atlantic subsurface temperature reconstruction indicates it was 7°C warmer than today ~15,000-11,500 years ago

I am now confused... Earth is warming or cooling? According to a new study, the tropical Atlantic subsurface temperature was 7°C warmer than today during the Younger Dryas/Bølling-Allerød...

US drinking water crisis: As many as 19 million people in 43 states exposed to harmful PFAS chemicals in their drinking water – Contaminants linked to birth defects, cancers, infertility and reduced immune responses...

As many as 19 million people in 43 states may be exposed to harmful contaminants in their drinking water, according to the Environmental Working Group and Northeastern University. The different contaminated areas...

A powerful earthquake builds up beneath Bangladesh, the most densely populated nation on earth, as scientists discover that a locked subduction zone in the area has been loading up with stress for at least...

A huge earthquake may be building beneath Bangladesh, the most densely populated nation on earth. Scientists say they have new evidence of increasing strain there, where two tectonic plates underlie the world’s...

Apocalytic sandstorm changes day into night in Mildura, Australia (videos and pictures)

On May 7, 2019, a severe sandstorm engulfed the city of Mildura situated in the state of Victoria in northwestern Australia. The very high wall of sand and dust was accompanied by...

North Korea faces food crisis after “worst harvest in a decade”

Four in ten North Koreans are chronically short of food and further cuts to already minimal rations are expected after the worst harvest in a decade, the United Nations said on Friday.

Rare early May ARCTIC COLD BLAST engulfs Europe, bringing severe hail storms, heavy snowfall and gale-force winds

Almost the whole of Europe has seen a brief return to a few days of winter-like weather because an Arctic wind blew south as the month of May came in. Temperatures dropped typically...

Egypt thought Italian student was British spy, tortured and murdered him

Egyptian police arrested and beat an Italian student who was later found murdered because they thought he was a British spy, according to fresh testimony reported by Italian newspapers on Sunday.

The Mars methane mystery deepens

The methane mystery on Mars just got stranger. New results from ESA and Roscosmos' ExoMarsTrace Gas Orbiter, has unexpectedly not detected methane in the atmosphere of Mars. This result follows the 2013 detection...

Swarm of earthquakes hits Pacific Ocean off Northern California coast

At least five small earthquakes rattled the Pacific Ocean southwest of Eureka off the Northern California coastline Saturday and Sunday. The largest had a magnitude of 4.8, and there were no reports...

The terrible truth about Alexa: It is made to spy on us

This week, I read through a history of everything I’ve said to Alexa, and it felt a little bit like reading an old diary. Until I remembered that the things I’ve told Alexa...

New technologies: We need to prepare for a future of asymmetric warfare and multi-domain insurgencies

Increasingly available, affordable dual-use technologies will re-shape the tactics and strategies of insurgencies in the coming decades. Now, we need to prepare for a future of asymmetric warfare and multi-domain insurgencies, and...

Sea turns ORANGE, kills fish on Kent beaches, sparking fears water is toxic

Dead fish, up to two feet, are washing up on Kent beaches after the sea turned orange — leading to fears the area is toxic. Environment Agency chiefs are analysing the liquid,...

Just like something out of the Bible! Nightmarish swarm of millions of locusts darken the sky over Najran, Saudi Arabia, just weeks after devastating Iran

A few weeks after Iran, swarms of locusts are currently invading southern Saudi Arabia, near Najran, darkening the skies and adding a thick layer of insects to trees. Just like something out...

Greater Seattle will be drowned by a river of hot mud

Poor Seattle can't catch a break. We've already covered how the mild-mannered city is particularly prone to giant earthquakes, but it gets even worse: the entire Greater Seattle is at the risk of...

Flooding from Michigan to the South damages homes, sends Mississippi River to 157-year-high in Davenport, Iowa

Scatter severe thunderstorms stretching from Texas to Ohio Valley brought tornadoes and flooding across several states. The storms overturned trucks, damaged homes and forced many to seek high ground. At least seven...

Lightnings kill at least 14 people as Cyclone Fani hits India and Bengladesh

Several people were killed by lightning strikes in Bengladesh and India as a result of destructive Cyclone Fani. Do you know how to be safe in an electrical...

We must study “machine behavior” to prevent a ROBOT APOCALYPSE

Experts have been warning us about potential dangers associated with artificial intelligence for quite some time. But is it too late to do anything about the impending rise of the machines?

How many volcanoes have the potential to trigger devastating tsunamis like lately Anak Krakatau?

An international team of researchers from the United States, the UK, and Indonesia has developed the first detailed computer model to represent the eruption of the Anak Krakatau volcano in an effort...

Chelyabinsk-like fireball explosion in the US: Mysterious flash and boom in the sky terrified residents of Portland, Oregon, 80 years ago

The flash of bright light surprised everyone who saw it. Hundreds of Portlanders reported spotting "a vast burst of smoke and spurting flame." The explosion that followed was even more startling. The...

Severe storms slam Texas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas and Arkansas heavy rain, hail, flooding and more than 30 tornadoes – 4 killed in Oklahoma, Missouri

Over 30 tornadoes were reported on May 1, 2019, after a severe weather system crashed through Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri, killing at least 4 in Oklahoma and Missouri. Nearly three dozen...

Stop Drinking California Tap Water: California’s Drinking Water Is So Chemically Contaminated It’s Carcinogenic

A new study finds that drinking tap water in California over the course of a lifetime could increase the risk of cancer. Researchers from the environmental advocacy group Environmental Working Group estimated that...

Mysterious booms and rumblings, and unexplained strange sounds baffle residents across the world, but the mystery remains!

What is causing the mysterious 'booms' and rumblings heard around the world? What about the strange sounds in the sky? This isn't the first time that the mysterious sound has been heard,...

More than 100 million in the path of life-threatening Cyclone Fani as storm forecasts predict a direct hit on the eastern coast of India

Cyclone Fani continues to strengthen as it tracks over the Bay of Bengal and may make a direct hit on the eastern India coastline later this week. More than 100 million people...

Huge earthquake series comprising more than 700 tremors currently swarms the Philippines with scientists saying it may lead to the NEXT ‘Big One’

A series of earthquakes is currently being monitored offshore Surigao del Norte, Philippines. This earthquake swarm started with a magnitude 5.5 earthquake on 26 April 2019. As of 5:00 AM (PST) on...

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine warns we need to prepare NOW for the very real threat of an asteroid hitting Earth

"This is not about Hollywood, it's not about movies. This is about ultimately protecting the only planet we know, right now, to host life and that is the planet Earth," NASA Administrator...

Portion of downtown Davenport, Iowa, inundated with flood waters up to six feet deep after temporary levee failed

A portion of downtown Davenport, Iowa, was inundated with flood waters up to six feet deep after a temporary levee meant to hold back the rising Mississippi River failed Tuesday.

Meteorologists warn some of the 5G frequencies could interfere with water vapor signals, meaning less accurate weather forecasts

Wireless radio frequencies being auctioned by the U.S. government for mobile 5G networks could interfere with weather forecasts and make them much less accurate, as the mobile network could cause interference that...

Spectacular rotating supercell that almost swallowed up the city of Amarillo, Texas looks like an alien spaceship

On April 27, 2019, a huge rorating supercell dangerously approached the city of Amarillo in Texas. And it truly rotated and looked like alien spacecraft hanging over the Earth. Spectacular:

April has been an EXTREME, RECORD-BREAKING weather month from Coast to Coast in the US

April 2019 has brought plenty of extreme weather across the United States, including record-breaking rain and snow and a state record tornado outbreak for any time of year. Here's a look...

Monster sinkhole swallows up rice fields in loud rumbling in Indonesia – Residents terrified by the idea they could be next!

Residents of Kampong Sukabumi, Indonesia, were left terrified after discovering a huge 16 meters by 12 meters sinkhole in rice fields just 10 meters from their homes. Like during an earthquake, the...

Intense and unexpected rain in the north of Chile has brought another “desierto florio,” or “desert flowering,” to parts of the Atacama, the driest place on Earth

Most of the time, the Atacama desert — the driest non-polar place on Earth, sandwiched between two mountain ranges in western Chile — is gritty, cracked, and red. The desert gets less...

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