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What is this bright luminous «X» in the clouds? Extremely rare antisolar arc forms like a portal to another dimension in the sky over Oslo in Norway

Wow! That is extremely rare! What is this strange glowing X floating in the sky over the Gardermoen Oslo Airport in Norway? Is that a portal to another dimension? This strange atmospheric phenomenon is...

4 new sinkholes open up at The Villages in Florida sparking fears of being the next people swallowed up alive by a deadly crater

Four sinkholes have opened up in a fast-growing retirement community, The Villages, in Florida, including one in front of a home that was abandoned months ago because of an earlier sinkhole. The new sinkholes...

Merapi and Sinabung volcanoes erupt in Indonesia

Mount Merapi volcano on Indonesia’s Java island spewed ash more than 1 kilometre into the air on Monday. The eruption lasted for six minutes but there was no order for local residents to evacuate...

Before-and-after satellite images of Kilauea volcanic eruption in Hawaii

Eruptive fissures from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano have been spreading lava through parts of Leilani Estates near Pahoa since the start of May. The lava has destroyed homes, charred trees and taken out roads in...

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...