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Support us AD-FREE Producing content you read on this website takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work. If you value what we do here, please consider subscribing today. SUBSCRIBE TODAY A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.5 hit Ecuador – Peru border region at 10:17 UTC on February 22, 2019. The
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“Firefall”: Nature-loving photographers are flocking to California’s Yosemite National Park to witness a particularly unique phenomenon that shimmers for a brief moment of winter. Yosemite’s ‘firefall’ phenomenon is here, but visitors say getting there is ‘treacherous and unsafe’. via Instagram “Firefall” occurs when the setting sun reflects off of Horsetail Falls at a certain angle, making
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A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido on Thursday (Feb 21). Although there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage to property, the quake produced huge landslides, closed the Chitose airport, canceled trains and metro and disrupted mobile communications. No tsunami warnings. M 5.5 earthquake hits near Chitose, Hokkaido Island in Japan
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Support us AD-FREE Producing content you read on this website takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work. If you value what we do here, please consider subscribing today. SUBSCRIBE TODAY New activity/unrest was reported 5 volcanoes from February 13 to 19, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New
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Residents of 14 ocean-view homes on B.C.’s Sunshine Coast have been ordered to leave after an engineering report found that nearby sinkholes are putting them at risk.As of 1 p.m. Friday, District of Sechelt declared a local state of emergency for the Seawatch neighbourhood perched above the west side of Sechelt Inlet north of Vancouver. The
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If it feels the like coldest February you can remember, you’re likely not wrong. This month, Saskatchewan has been plagued with daily extreme cold warnings. Temperatures have dipped into the minus 40s, with wind chills so frigid that forgetting your tuque can mean frostbite in minutes.  As of Wednesday, Regina had 9 days where the temperature
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Support us AD-FREE Producing content you read on this website takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work. If you value what we do here, please consider subscribing today. SUBSCRIBE TODAY At least 26 people have been killed after extreme weather, including thunderstorms and heavy snowfall, hit Pakistan over the past few days. Pakistan’s northern regions
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Support us AD-FREE Producing content you read on this website takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work. If you value what we do here, please consider subscribing today. SUBSCRIBE TODAY A new lava dome has formed at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico, placing authorities on alert. A powerful eruption, much stronger than those of February 14 and
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Damage-resistant genes. Healing powers. Very low risk of cancer. No, scientists aren’t describing Wolverine or Superman – those are the powers of the great white shark. The star of Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster, whose scientific name is Carcharodon carcharias, has a reputation as a meat-eating monster of the sea. But in fact, great white sharks may
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We humans like to put labels and boundaries on things. For example, the boundary between Earth’s atmosphere and space is the Kármán line, the point at 100 kilometres (62 miles) altitude where aeronautics end, and astronautics take over.   But Earth’s atmosphere is way more complicated than that (there’s even some debate about where the
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After several years of controversy and debate, researchers in Sweden are more convinced than ever that female Viking warriors once existed. Re-examining a contentious discovery from 2017, the researchers have again determined that the ancient Birka skeleton, found in a 10th-century Viking warrior tomb, did, in fact, belong to a biological female.   “The buried person
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Support us AD-FREE Producing content you read on this website takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work. If you value what we do here, please consider subscribing today. SUBSCRIBE TODAY Sinkholes are opening up in Seawatch, a high-end neighborhood of Sechelt, British Columbia, Canada for the past few years, resulting in the declaration of a local
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California has already received an 18 trillion-gallon soaking this month – enough water to fill 27 million Olympic-sized pools – and the state’s wild winter isn’t over yet. A cold storm system is expected to move across Southern California Wednesday through Thursday night. via Weather.gov A series of storms, including a moisture-packed atmospheric river that
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Although real flying dragons don’t exist, a huge dragon-shaped aurora developed in the sky over Iceland earlier this month. ‘The aurora was caused by a hole in the Sun’s corona that expelled charged particles into a solar wind that followed a changing interplanetary magnetic field to Earth’s magnetosphere. The mysterious dragon aurora snapped in Iceland