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Australia Fire Catastrophe Puts More Lives at Risk – Sydney Faces Catastrophic Fire Danger for First Time

New South Wales and Queensland are facing "catastrophic" conditions as bushfires rage across Australia. The fires have already claimed three lives and destroyed more than 150 homes.

M4.9 Earthquake Hits Mauna Kea – Is the Tallest Volcano on Earth Waking Up Soon?

A M4.9 earthquake shook Mauna Kea, the tallest volcano on earth, on Big Island, Hawaii on November 11, 2019. More than 1100 people have already reported having felt...

Strongest Earthquake in 15 Years Hits Southern France – 4 Injured and Infrastructure Damage

A strong M5.1 earthquake hit 10km from Montelimar at 11:52a.m. on November 11, 2019. This is the largest earthquake to strike the region in the last 15 years.

What Strange Creatures Live in the Deep Sea (Video)

These pictures and video showcases a bevy of bizarre creatures living in the deep sea. The breathtaking collection of fantastic beasts comes courtesy of Roman Fedortsov, who began...

Newly Discovered Mega-Volcano Off Philippines Has Biggest Caldera on Earth

A team including members from GNS Science have identified an ancient mega-volcano that could have the largest known caldera on Earth. The 150km (93.2 miles) wide feature is on...

More Than 100 Elephants Die During Worst Drought in Decades in Zimbabwe

At least 105 elephants have died in Zimbabwe's wildlife reserves, most of them in Mana and the larger Hwange National Park in the past two months. Many desperate...

Human Face Fish Captured on Video

A bizarre piece of footage out of China shows a fish that seems to sport the face of a human! The eerie video was filmed by a...

Underwater Volcanic Eruption in Tonga Sinks One Island and Creates Another Three Times Larger

An undersea volcanic eruption in the Tongan archipelago has sunk one island and created another one that is three times larger. The new island is estimated to be...

Horrible Armageddon-Like Inferno Scenes Near Port Macquarie, Australia (Pictures and Videos)

Properties, including a school, have been destroyed and parts of Port Macquarie evacuated as firefighters work to control several out-of-control blazes across the north coast and northern NSW areas in the midst...

Tasmania: From Fire to Snow in One Week

A song of ice and fire! What a difference a week makes in the Central Highlands of Tasmania... Tasmania weather: From fire to...

This Is Why Mariners Once Confused Squids for Mermaids

A deep sea photo taken off the East Coast by NOAA researchers is providing ample proof of why mariners once confused squids for mermaids. The picture shows a...

Strange Ice Balls Cover Beach in Finland (Pictures and Video)

Imagine that your preferate beach has no sand anymore but it instead covered by balls of ice... What? This rare ice balls phenomenon took place on the shore...

Red Alert at Manam (PNG) After Eruption and Lava Flow at Remote Mawson Peak on Heard Island, Australia

Here an update on volcanic eruptions taking place around the world. Today, we feature the Manam and Mawson Peak activities. Manam volcanic eruption on...

Mother Nature is so cruel: Devastating Hailstorm Causes Hundreds of Millions of Dollars of Food Damage in Australia

A hailstorm, which started in Strathalbyn, has ripped through fruit and cereal crops in SA's Riverland region. One local farmer says it caused "hundreds of millions of dollars"...

What Are the Most Dangerous Fault Lines in the USA?

There are many seismically active fault zones across the United States and some still have to be discovered. Here we present a list of the most dangerous fault...

Unusual Catch: Lobster Boat Catches Deer Five Miles From Shore in Maine

Well that's a surprising and unusual catch! A lobsterman, Ren Dorr, found a deer five miles off of Harrington, and drifting further from land.

More Than 1 Million People Affected by Worst Drought in 50 Years Along the Yangtze River in China

A severe drought is plaguing east China's Anhui Province, leaving crops damaged and drinking water supplies disrupted. A total of 45 cities and counties have been ravaged, with...

Storm Amelie engulfs SW France: Giant waves and 140,000 people in the dark (videos, pictures)

It seems that dangerous and powerful storms are the new normal this fall. Yesterday, Storm Amelie caused strong winds blasted southwest France, triggering giant ocean waves, uprooting trees...

California is still burning like hell and they already announce $80 billion of damage and economic loss for 2019

Firefighters in California have been batting numerous blazes nonstop, trying to save millions of people and homes from the flames. The biggest fire, the Kincade Fire, has incinerated...

False flag nuke attack in the western US on November 3? Radiation levels in several large western U.S. cities are spiking today

Rumors of a pending "false flag" nuclear attack in the western U.S. tomorrow, November 3, have flooded the Internet of late. While most folks discount these rumors are...

South Africa is experiencing its worst drought in a thousand years

A Hydrology expert says his research suggests South Africa is experiencing its worst drought in a thousand years. Dr Gideon Groenewald says small towns suffer worst with...

Woman found dead with a python around her neck in house full of 140 snakes in Indiana

Well that's a lot of snake, isn't it? In a residence purportedly housing 140 other snakes, an Indiana woman was found dead Wednesday evening with an 8-foot-long python...

Ten thousand years of volcanic eruptions in awesome animated maps (video)

We live on a geologically active planet. This, of course, isn’t a shock to anyone but sometimes seeing just now active it is can be fascinating. Now, let's...

Record HOT, record COLD, Record WET and DRY – But what is going on with the US weather?

October 2019 was far from ordinary in the U.S.... With record-smashing warmth, cold, rain, snow and lack of rain in a number of cities.

State of Emergency: Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and flash flooding slam the East on Halloween – Damages span 10+ states, over 700,000 without power

Severe thunderstorms disrupted Halloween plans for millions of people Thursday night as a strong cold front raced through the East, downing trees, knocking out power and leading to water rescues from flash...

Out-of-control fire in Australia burns hundreds of koalas alive in 4,900 acres of forest

Blaze around Lake Innes and Lake Cathie in northern NSW has destroyed more than 2,000 hectares (4,900 acres) and spread smoke haze to Sydney. Now, there are fears...

Earthquakes swarm under Mt. Rainier

On October 29, 2019, a swarm of more than 10 earthquakes rattled under Mt. Rainier's NE flank. This volcano is not particularly explosive. But volcanologists are unequivocal in...

Look at their new weapon: Lightning strike digs 15-foot hole in Fort Worth parking lot

A powerful lightning strike left a huge hole in a Fort Worth parking lot just after 6 a.m. on Shadydell Drive and Boat Club Road on October 30, 2019.

Flooding along the Missouri River will endure through the winter, leaving some Upper Midwest farmland and possibly some homes encased in ice

Flooding along the Missouri River has stretched on for seven months in places. And according forecasters predict it will last through the winter, leaving some Upper Midwest farmland...

Cyclone Kyarr becomes most powerful storm on the planet, going from the equivalent of a Category 2 to Category 4 storm in just six hours – South Coast of Oman flooded

The northern hemisphere’s quietest tropical cyclone basin is currently going off. Cyclone Kyarr formed on Thursday and quickly spun up in the Indian Ocean into the most powerful...

Powerful M6.6 earthquake kills at least 6 and injures 100 in southern Philippines

A powerful earthquake shook the southern Philippines on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, triggering landslides and loosening boulders that killed six people and injured more than 100 others. The same...

Pineapple Express brings record temperatures to Alaska

Anchorage broke a daily temperature record on Monday, hitting a balmy 54 degrees mid-afternoon. The “Pineapple Express” phenomenon has also led to unseasonably warm weather in a broad...

The North Atlantic’s mystery spot

In NASA's annual summary of global temperature rise, a field of warming reds and yellows is broken by a persistent cold blue spot in the North Atlantic. Learn...

OMG! The Getty Fire is looking like glowing lava

Look at this dramatic video of the Getty Fire near Los Angeles, California. This apocalyptic scene of the Getty Fire looking like lava was shot early this morning...

ONE-IN-A-MILLION CATCH! Extremely rare purple lobster caught in Maine

An extremely rare purple lobster has been caught off the coast of Winter Harbor (Maine) According to specialists, this is a one-in-a-million catch.

Massive sinkhole swallows city bus in Pittsburgh

A city bus was swallowed by a gigantic sinkhole during rush hour in downtown Pittsburgh on October 28, 2019. The lone passenger is being treated Monday morning for...

Arctic cold and two rounds of snow forecast from West into Plains and Upper Midwest next week – Same frigid temperatures in Europe

An arctic cold front has dropped temperatures well below average from the Rockies to the Plains. This cold weather pattern will persist much of the week while slowly...

Winds top an amazing 93 mph in fire zone, causing havoc across Sonoma County – Governor Gavin Newsom declares statewide emergency

The highly anticipated Diablo winds roared through Wine Country and parts of the Bay Area early Sunday, prompting Governor Gavin Newsom to declare a statewide emergency. The strongest...

PG&E shutoffs will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, affecting 2 millions people – See if you’ll be without power here

Pacific Gas & Electric says it's going forward with the second planned power shut-off this week because of growing winds and high fire danger in Northern California. The...

Lightning kills 150 people in India, 60 cows in Nicaragua and 44 in Nigeria

Lightning storms are currently very deadly. And that across the world. They have killed more than 150 people in India within the last two months. Meanwhile, more than...