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Terrifying footage of cars battling through hellish Russian wildfire (VIDEO)
A scary video emerged online of the wildfire in eastern Siberia now trapping residents, as they try to flee in their cars. The blaze surrounds the vehicles and what looks like volcanic ash rains down on them.

16.04.2015 07:18

NASA’s Curiosity finds liquid water below Mars’ surface
New measurements of Martian weather and soil conditions suggest the soil is damp with liquid brine, which can remain liquid when temperatures drop below freezing. The finding contradicts theories that it’s too arid and cold for water on the Red Planet.

13.04.2015 22:53

​23 dead, more than 900 injured in Siberian grassland fire
The massive fires that swept through nearly 60 villages and towns in the Siberian republic of Khakassia have left 23 people dead, and more than 900 injured, according to an official committee investigating the tragedy.

13.04.2015 19:58

15 dead as grassland fires destroy about 1,000 houses in Siberia
Massive fires in the Siberian region of Khakassia have destroyed almost 1,000 homes in over 20 towns and villages. Fifteen people have been killed, and over 480 injured. A total of 77 people are hospitalized, 11 in serious condition.

12.04.2015 18:06

Water rapidly vanishing in California’s biggest delta
Fresh water is mysteriously disappearing from the Sacramento-San Jose Joaquin River Delta, amid California’s worst recorded drought. The blame is being pointed at farmers, who have used the water resources for irrigation for generations.

11.04.2015 20:52

'The blob' in Pacific Ocean might be to blame for California drought, erratic US weather - studies
Coined "the blob,” a massive patch of warm water off the US West Coast is contributing to warmer-than-average drought conditions in states like California, in addition to lower temperatures on the US East Coast, according to two new reports.

10.04.2015 19:09

Saharan dust blows into UK, triggering heart & lung health warnings
Parts of the UK face high-to-very high levels of air pollution on Friday, prompting health warnings for vulnerable people.

10.04.2015 08:43

‘Like Wizard of Oz!’ Tornadoes sweep through Illinois, leaving 1 dead, many homeless
Destructive tornadoes and thunderstorms ripped through northern Illinois Thursday night, killing one person and injuring eight others in one tiny DeKalb County community where some people became homeless following the disaster.

10.04.2015 05:37

Icebound: 10-15 ships stranded in frozen Lake Superior
Harsh spring weather has caused up to 15 American and Canadian ships to become stranded in ice-covered Lake Superior, with coastguards working on a rescue operation. One of the freighters has been damaged by the crushing grip of the ice.

08.04.2015 22:31

Golf-ball-sized hail, flash flooding tear through Missouri (VIDEO)
A massive cluster of slow-moving storms rumbled across the Midwest on Tuesday, dumping large amounts of hail in a relatively short period of time. The National Weather Service issued a severe weather watch for much of Missouri.

07.04.2015 21:10

Food prices to rise as California water restrictions cause farmer cutbacks
As California’s multi-year drought rages on, consumers in the rest of the United States may soon be feeling the pinch at the grocery store as farmers around California reduce water and plant fewer crops.

06.04.2015 23:06

Lost at sea for 2 months, South Carolina man found on capsized boat
A man who survived more than two months lost at sea in the Atlantic Ocean has been rescued and safely returned home.

04.04.2015 00:15