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Largest-Ever Simulation of The Deepwater Horizon Spill

In a 600-ft-long saltwater wave tank on the coast of New Jersey, a team of NJIT researchers is conducting the largest-ever simulation of the...

USGS: Mount St. Helens and Mount Rainier at ‘Very High’ Risk of Eruption

In its first update to the list of America’s most dangerous volcanoes since 2005, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has listed the Washington...

Mao Zedong Caused One of World’s Worst Environmental Disasters, Killing Millions

While disasters are common throughout the history of mankind, one of the worst environmental disasters began in China during 1958. It all started when...

The First-Ever Spacewalk and How It Almost Killed Them

We are all familiar with the big space mishaps like the Challenger and Apollo 13. However, in their tragic shadows are a few accidents...

‘Prepare For A Natural Disaster:’ Obama Speech Goes ‘Conspiracy’

Just recently Barack Obama warned Americans "to be prepared for a disaster." Obama was speaking at the FEMA National Response Coordination Center. Many online...

The Crisis Continues: First Rain After Tianjin Warehouse Explosion

One week has passed since the deadly explosion in Tianjin that happened at midnight on August 12. Two massive explosions took place in a warehouse at the Dongjiang...

Geologist Says Nepal Is at Risk From Another Big Earthquake

On April 25, the Gorkha earthquake hit Nepal, killing over 9,000 people. There were entire villages that were flattened, and large buildings in the capital...

First Footage From Inside a Radioactive Reactor at Fukushima

This footage from inside a radioactive reactor at the Fukushima nuclear power plant shows us the first glimpse into the melted reactors at the Japanese plant after...

The Largest Meteor Impact on Earth Has Just Been Found in Australia

A very long time ago, a massive meteor, while entering Earth's atmosphere, broke into two huge pieces. They were at least 6 miles (10...

What Would Happen If the Earth Stopped Spinning?

Have you ever wondered what would happen if the Earth suddenly stopped spinning? Well, the speed of the Earth’s rotation is 1,037 mph at the...

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Hong Kong Sentences Democracy Activists for Violating ‘National Security’ Law

On Dec. 2, a Hong Kong court sentenced pro-democracy leaders Joshua Wong,  Ivam Lam, and Agnes Chow Ting to 13.5 months, 7 months, and...

Daimler Announces Plan to Manufacture Engines in China, Forgoing German Production

Stuttgart-based auto giant Daimler announced on Nov. 20 plans to begin joint production of hundreds of thousands of next-generation combustion engines for use in...

William Stanton, a Retired American Diplomat Who Is in Love With Taiwan 

William Stanton, former director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and current Vice President of the National Yang Ming University, remained in Taiwan...

New Report Highlights North Korea’s Persecution of Religious Believers

A recent report by the Korea Future Initiative has brought attention to the horrible religious rights violations taking place in North Korea. Titled Persecuting...