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Increased volcanic activity at Guatemalan Fuego volcano forced authorities to issue new evacuation advisories for people living around the volcano. At least 2 000 residents living in 10 communities near Fuego volcano were asked to evacuate on Monday, November 19, 2018, as increased volcanic activity continues at Guatemalan volcano. Authorities said there is a threat of new
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A severe storm produced spectacular waves across the Canary Islands over the weekend, especially on the northern coast of Tenerife where dozens of people have been evacuated from their homes. The waves kept crashing into buildings late November 17 into 18, reaching as high as 3rd floor of one apartment building block in Mesa del
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A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit Fiji region at 20:25 UTC on November 18, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 533 km (331 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 520 km (323 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was located about 190 km (118
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A brain-eating disease known as Chronic Wasting Disease (or CWD) is threatening the deer population of Alabama. It’s a contagious brain disease and can potentially infect humans who consume diseased deer. A brain-eating disease known as Chronic Wasting Disease (or CWD) is threatening the deer population of Alabama. Picture: OkState.edu Rifle season began on Saturday.
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The effects of the incredibly strong low pressure system moving through Atlantic Canada caused more than ripples across the Atlantic Ocean this week, causing giant waves to track towards Europe and Africa. The LARGEST waves on the planet crashed onto the Grand Banks of Newfoundland with significant wave height over 15 metres (50 feet) and
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Two large waterspouts formed near the coast of Gazipasa, Antalya, southern Turkey on November 11, 2018, and made landfall over the Salinas beach. According to RT, the vast majority of residents and tourists evacuated the beach but a few photographers stuck around to film them moving toward land. A beachside cafe was heavily damaged and
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Stupid people tend to overestimate their competence, while smart people tend to sell themselves short. As Shakespeare put it in As You Like It: “The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”   That conventional wisdom is backed up by a Cornell University study conducted by social psychologists
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Humanity just made a weighty decision. On Friday, representatives of more than 60 nations, gathered in Versailles, France, approved a new definition for the kilogram. Since the 19th century, scientists have based their definition of the fundamental unit of mass on a physical object — a shining platinum iridium cylinder stored in a locked vault
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Earth hides its scars well; the planet has endured countless millennia of eruptions and collisions, but scientists are still stumbling upon the evidence of all that geologic drama. Now, a giant crater nearly 20 miles (31 kilometers) wide has been discovered one hidden below Greenland’s ice. Scientists believe it was created as a huge iron
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As Earth’s tectonic plates dive beneath one another, they drag three times as much water into the planet’s interior as previously thought. Water beneath the surface of the Earth can contribute to the development of magma and can lubricate faults, making earthquakes more likely. The earth is swallowing up its own oceans. By visdia/Getty Using the natural
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The two raging infernos – known as the Camp (or Paradise) Fire and Woolsey Fire, have killed 63 people, and 630 remain unaccounted for. Entire neighbourhoods have been reduced to rubble, with some 12,000 homes destroyed. And, frustratingly for locals and authorities alike, the cause of these killer fires is still unknown. Without a clear
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For conspiracy theorists and pseudo-archaeologists, they have been hailed as unequivocal proof that the Ancient Egyptians were visited by beings who brought them advanced technology from the future. The Great Pyramid is probably the most analysed, studied, and measured structure in history. However, despite all of the attention and effort focused on it, it still
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The architectural design behind Japan’s new space research center is mind-boggling. The futuristic building will incorporate elements of spacecraft design, which emphasize light weight and high functionality.   The whole thing will be suspended over a man-made, Moon-like crater. The building will be a robotics research center that’s part of the Avatar X space research campus