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Free access to science articles of relevance to the eruption of the Kilauea volcano, Hawaii

Here some science articles if you want to better understand some aspects of the current Kilauea volcanic eruption: 1. Volcanic geology and eruption frequency, lower east rift zone of Kilauea volcano, Hawaii (Richard B. Moore) science...

Tokyo sees first November snow in more than 50 years – Just another weather anomaly

After the strong earthquake, unusual snow! Tokyo residents have woken up to the first November snowfall in more than 50 years. Meteorologists forecast up to 2cm would fall, and more in the mountains north-west of Tokyo. The...

Powerful M6.9 earthquake hits off Fukushima, Japan – Tsunami warning

A powerful M6.9 earthquake - preliminary M7.3 - has struck Japan just off the coast of Fukushima on November 21, 2016. The M6.9 earthquake was followed by a M5.4 quake. A warning for a possible...

Powerful M6.3 earthquake strikes the Aleutian Islands, Alaska

A powerful M6.3 earthquake struck near the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, USA on March 12, 2016. The strong quake hit off Atka at 6:07pm (UTC) at a depth of 13.9 miles (22 kilometers). No tsunami warning. The Aleutian...

Volcanologists believe Turrialba is trending towards greater activity

Monday, May 23, 2016, was the fourth consecutive day of Turrialba volcano spewing ash, gases and pyroplastic materials. The volcano has not stopped since Friday and volcanologists say the odds are that the activity will...

$1.3 billion damage in Nebraska from historic midwest flooding – Meanwhile Missouri towns ordered to evacuate

Even as a Missouri town was ordered to evacuate Wednesday, officials are already beginning to tally up the damage from the historic flooding that has devastated the Midwest, which could be in...

Anticipating aftershocks: Improved seismic forecasts for the Big One in California (video)

Southern California has the highest earthquake risk of any region in the U.S.. But exactly how risky and where the greatest risks lie remains an open question. In June 2017, a team of researchers from the U.S....

‘Dante’s Inferno’ razes entire town in Chile (videos)

An entire town has been consumed by flames in Chile as unusually hot, dry weather undermined efforts to combat the worst forest fires in the country's recent history. More than 1,000 buildings, including schools, nurseries,...

Earth and Sky united: Large fireball explodes over erupting Turrialba volcano (video)

Earth and Sky were literally united on December 27, 2016. A large fireball was recorded disintegrating over the erupting Turrialba volcano in Costa Rica. Awesome! Witnessing a volcanic eruption is a spectacular sight on its own,...

Swarm of quakes rattles Mount Rainier for 20 mins

A little swarm of earthquakes were recorded under Mount Rainier Thursday morning, February 11, 2016. The mountain was shaken by a series of quakes for about 20 minutes. Yesterday morning, there was a little swarm of quakes under...

The terrifying sound of a tornado destroying a house

I cannot get over how terrifying that sound is! But wait! I can’t really tell what’s more disturbing: The sound of this tornado destroying the house, or the siren that comes right after it. This tornado...

This giant snake will terrify you (video)

This giant snake was found on a construction site. And it will terrify you. Huge snake found at a construction site pic.twitter.com/g028QGcYRD — Gautam Trivedi (@Gotham3) June 7, 2017 Real or fake? I don't know but impressive in...

3 Baby Sharks Rescued From Dead Mother in Cape Town, South Africa – AWESOME VIDEO

This video is a good example of respect to all forms of life. DEAD SHARK GIVES BIRTH TO 3 BABY SHARKS WITH HELP OF GOOD SAMARITAN ON THE BEACH. The gruesome but remarkable footage shows the...

The earthquake swarm under Cumbre Vieja volcano, Canary Island, continues with now more than 100 earthquakes since February 12

A new seismic swarm started under Cumbre Vieja volcano (La Palma), the Canary Islands on February 12, 2018. The National Geographic Institute (IGN) registered a total of 83 earthquakes, with magnitudes ranging from 1.6 to...

Very rare M4.9 earthquake hits north of Severnaya Zemlya in the Russian Arctic – New nuclear test?

Measuring earthquakes in the Arctic archipelago of Severnaya Zemlya and above is challenging because of their remote location. So when an event is recorded by seismic networks and arrays it is very significant... and...

Tornado strikes through the Friuli–Venezia Giulia region of Italy

The bad weather that struck northern Italy last night has had devastating consequences in Friuli-Venezia Giulia. A tornado formed and touched down in the Friulian plain on Monday, May 12, 2014. The impressive twister was  immortalized by Marko...

Sinkhole Swallows Woman And Man At South Korean Train Station (Video)

This surveillance cam footage shows the terrifying moment a woman and a man are swallowed by a 3 meters (9ft) deep sinkhole in Yongsan, South Korea. They were stuck in the hole for 20 minutes...

Thousands of water birds die from AVIAN CHOLERA at Salton Sea

Thousands of water birds died of an avian cholera outbreak at the south end of the Salton Sea between Jan. 8-17. Outbreaks like this one occur annually as a result of birds...

Hell is real! Apocalyptical drive into wildfires in Russia (video)

That drive through a raging wildfire in Russia is seriously creepy with that music! Yes, it's almost surreal. And it becomes insane when the SUV drove by on fire. WOW! And if you are interested by the...

Another weather anomaly: Extremely rare southeast Pacific Ocean subtropical cyclone forms off Chile

A rare subtropical cyclone appears to have developed off the coast of Chile. Up to now, no subtropical or tropical cyclones have been recognized in that part of the world since cold water typically...

I found a dildo in a cod

This is weird! Bjørn Frilund not only fished a cod but a dildo in Norway. Bjørn Frilund, a fisherman from the small town of Eidsbygda in Norway has caught a cod that had swallowed a dildo...

Paradise, California almost a ghost town now

The Camp Fire destroyed the town of Paradise, California, last year. Since then, the community has struggled to rebuild. In fact, more than 90 percent of Paradise residents never returned.

Family of 10 pilot whales strands on a beach of Calais, France

A family of 10 pilot whales stranded on the beach of Calais on November 2, 2015. 6 are now dead and 4 were saved in this race against time. Morning walkers discovered ten pilot whales stranded on the...

The M9.2 Great Alaska Earthquake Is the Largest U.S. Earthquake Ever Recorded

Tomorrow is the 50th anniversary of the Great Alaska Earthquake & Tsunami. This geological event is the largest U.S. earthquake ever recorded in history and the second worldwide.

2 rare earthquakes rattle the US: M3.7 off Florida and M4.1 in Shishmaref, Alaska

Within the last 24 hours, 2 rare earthquakes have rattled the USA. A 3.7-magnitude tremor was recorded off northwest Florida, while a M4.1 quake shook the region of Shishmaref in Alaska, an area almost unknown to...

Just some trucks being swept away by a tornado in Eolia, Missouri

The tornado in Eolia, Missouri was so strong that it almost lifted trucks in the air! Yes, that is insane! The tornado spitted up debris as it crossed the road right in front of cars and trucks: The...

This Mysterious Swirling Blue Lake is going to eat your soul

Look at this weird strange phenomenon occuring at the bottom of the Blue lake in the Altai Mountains, Russia... This mystery lake is known for not freezing in the winter despite deep temperatures, for its crystal-clear...

3 Earthquakes Rattle Missouri Right in the New Madrid Seismic Zone

The New Madrid Fault System is rumbling again. Within the last 10 hours, 3 tremors of M2.6 and 2 times M2.0 rattled Lilbourn and New Madrid, respectively.

Monster EF3 tornado that ripped 20-mile trail of destruction through Jefferson City, Missouri was almost a mile wide

A clearer picture emerged Friday of the size and scope of the powerful tornadoes that tore across Missouri on Wednesday night, leaving trails of destruction in their paths. The state’s capital, Jefferson...

Cross-Species Mutations: Grolars Are Grizzly And Polar Bear Hybrids Resulting From Climate Change

WHAT IS THAT? A grey polar bear? Is climate change spawning whole new species of animals? Just imagine Jim Martell's face, when he shot what he thought was a polar bear on Banks Island, but was threatened...

Hell is coming: Potentially historic and deadly heat wave to roast Europe from Wednesday through Friday

An intense heat wave is set to bake Europe in coming days. And it could be historic, potentially shattering records across a large portion of the continent.

Hurricane Nate makes first landfall near mouth of Mississippi River – Second landfall on the northern Gulf Coast in the next hour

Hurricane Nate made its first landfall as a Category 1 hurricane near the mouth of the Mississippi River. Nate will make a second landfall on the northern Gulf Coast in the next hour or two. Hurricane...

Tarantula Migration Starts in Colorado

The annual tarantula migration has started in southeastern Colorado. And soon thousands of male giant spiders will invade the prairies to find a mate.

Swarm of 6 small earthquakes hits Yellowstone Lake, 23 miles from Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming

A swarm of 6 small earthquakes hit Yellowstone Lake, 23 miles from Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming on June 23, 2016. Is this increased geological activity another sign that the ground under the lake rising significantly? After...

150 melon-headed whales strand on a beach in Japan (video)

Rescuers have been forced to abandon efforts to save around 150 melon-headed whales that became stranded on a beach in Hokota, Japan. Only three of the animals that had beached have been saved! The rest of...

Volcanic unrest at Mauna Loa, Earth’s largest active volcano – Is a major eruption imminent?

Mauna Loa is stirring. Is a major eruption imminent? Here a comparisons with previous eruptions. Mauna Loa is showing persistent signs of volcanic unrest. Since 2014, increased seismicity and deformation indicate that Mauna Loa, the volcano...

Why are these octopuses walking out of the sea on the Welsh coast?

Look at that video below! Yes, this is one of dozens octopuses 'walking out of the sea' on the Welsh coast... And the reason behind why the octopuses would strand themselves on land remains a...

Meanwhile in Turkey machines try to clear up the snow

Meanwhile in Turkey... Huge quantities of snow have accumulated. And clearing up the snow on the roads in the mountainous areas of Turkey is pretty fastidious :-). This is insane and reminds me of these walls of...

Probability of a VEI 5+ volcanic eruption within 5 years is over 95%

These spheres represent the volume of erupted tephra for some of the most widely-known explosive volcanic eruptions. Although most people believe that Vesuvius (79 AD - the Pompeii eruption), Mount St. Helens (1980), and...

6 ways mushrooms can save and change the world

Monsanto does not want this article to go viral as it could very well bring about their demise. This patent could be so disruptive that it could crush the chemical pesticides industry and change the world. In 2006 a patent was granted...