Papua New Guinea Volcano Erupts, Forcing Locals To Evacuate

Tavurvur Volcano, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea | tarotastic | Flickr

  Mount Tavurvur, Papua New Guinea Volcano, Erupts CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Several communities were evacuated and some international flights were diverted Friday after a volcanic eruption on Papua New Guinea. Authorities in the South Pacific nation had evacuated communities close to Mount Tavurvur which erupted early Friday in Rabaul district on New Britain Island, […]

Mystery Of Death Valley’s ‘Sailing Stones’ Has Finally Been Solved

Mystery Of Death Valley's 'Sailing Stones' Has Finally Been Solved

  In a secluded corner of Death Valley National Park, strange rocks known as “sailing stones” have been known to move across level surfaces, completely unaided by gravity. We know the mysterious shifts occur because the rocks — some weighing as much as 700 pounds — leave behind long trails in the soil. But no one has […]

Giant Hole Forms In Siberia, And Nobody Can Explain Why

Giant Hole Forms In Siberia, And Nobody Can Explain Why

  A giant hole has opened up in Siberia, and nobody quite knows why. The massive hole, which spans about 262 feet in diameter, was spotted recently on the Yamal Peninsula in Russia, commonly known as the “end of the world,” The Siberian Times reported. The depth of the hole is not yet known. New video footage shows […]

Explorer: Shipwreck Off Haiti May Be Santa Maria (VIDEO)

Explorer: Shipwreck Off Haiti May Be Santa Maria

  A shipwreck off northern Haiti may be the remains of Christopher Columbus’ flagship vessel the Santa Maria, an explorer said Tuesday, though experts expressed caution about a discovery that was far from confirmed. Source:  AssociatedPress Related posts: Uncovered by Isaac: Old Shipwreck Wows Visitors (VIDEO) Roman Shipwreck Raised After 2,000 Years (VIDEO) Gulf of […]

Northern Lights Put on Show in UK, Ireland (RAW VIDEO)

Northern Lights Put on Show in UK, Ireland

  A beautiful display of dancing lights illuminated the skies of Britain and Ireland on Thursday night through to Friday morning. Source:  AssociatedPress Related posts: Northern Lights Put on Show Over Minnesota (Raw Video) Obama Lights National Christmas Tree (Raw Video) Powerful Quake in Northern Italy (Raw Video) Rare Baby Albino Alligators Go on Display […]

Sleeping Giant (VIDEO)

Sleeping Giant

  The most famous of Japan’s Volcanoes is Mt. Fuji and its activity is being constantly monitored. Source:  National Geographic Related posts: Giant Salamander As Big As a Dog (VIDEO) Giant Robot Debuts in Japan – Rough Cuts (VIDEO) The Giant Paper Airplane Flight (VIDEO) Giant Floating Head Found in Hudson River (VIDEO) David Attenborough […]

Pyroclastic Flow Followed By Series Of Tornados, Sinabung Volcano (VIDEO)

Pyroclastic Flow Followed By Series Of Tornados, Sinabung Volcano

  The pyroclastic flow deposits red-hot material on the slope of the volcano. After a few minutes, air heated by the deposit establishes a convective regime and due to the speed of the rising air a series of small tornados are formed. During daylight it is difficult to imaging how hot the deposit is. To […]

Time-Lapse: Spectacular Landscapes of the Southwest U.S. (VIDEO)

Time-Lapse: Spectacular Landscapes of the Southwest U.S.

  Filmmaker Anna Possberg went to the American Southwest expecting “dead rocks.” What she found, and captured in the time-lapse “Petrified Life,” was a rugged landscape alive with the shifting of sun and stars. PHOTOGRAPHY AND PRODUCTION: Anna Possberg, http://possberg-media.com MUSIC: David Raiklen, http://davidraiklen.com Source:  National Geographic Related posts: Spectacular NASA Time-Lapse Video of the Sun Aurora […]



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