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Antarctic Lava Lake Huffs and Puffs Like a Sleeping Dragon
The coldest place on Earth is also one of the rare spots where a roiling lava lake offers a window into the heart of a volcano.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Rio riots two months before World Cup
ONE man has been killed and the favelas are at flashpoint as violent protests erupt in Rio, less than two months out from the World Cup.
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Volcanic Floral Campaigns - The Sony 4K Ultra HD TV Ad Campaign...
Sony finally released the long-awaited images from its Sony 4K Ultra HD TV shot by the Irazu Volcano in Costa Rica.
Yellowstone volcano: A Russian scientist's view on the Yellowstone volcano
A new report says the supervolcano below Yellowstone National Park is 2.5 bigger than previously thought.
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EXCLUSIVE: 'Negroes in the house! Negroes in the house!' Oprah shouted as her parents arrived for a visit.
2014: The Year Without Summer
In their excellent book , The Year Without Summer: 1816 and the Volcano That Darkened the World and Changed History , William and Nicholas Klingaman relate the history, causes, and effects of the record cold that gripped the northern hemisphere in 1816.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Creativity Bubbles Up in Iceland, the Country of Ice and Fire
There's a dignified building in the center of ReykjavA k that's painted in thick coats of brown varnish.
Geologic journey into the US Sierra Nevada
Boulder, CO, USA - This new field-trip guide from The Geological Society of America takes readers on a six-day, west-to-east geologic journey across the Mesozoic magmatic arc of the central Sierra Nevada in California, USA.
Motorcycling Iceland's Highway 1
Outside, the wind howls, rain lashing at the windows. "You aren't planning to go to the north, are you? There's an early winter storm coming.
Music Video for 'The Lava' by Equateur Features a Robot on a Mission To Find a Humanoid Target
French graphic designer Kadavre Exquis , who created the live visuals for the recent Skrillex tour, directed an animated music video for "The Lava" by Parisian electronic group Equateur .
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Milan 2014: Materials Explorations from Studio Formafantasma and Bart Hess at Palazzo Clerici
Along with the nearby ECAL exhibition, Studio Formafantasma's exhibition at Palazzo Clerici was one of the most buzzed-about projects in the Brera District this year - after all, Andrea Trimarchi and Simone Farresin consistently present excellent work during at the Fuorisalone, and this year was no exception.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Astronomy Picture of the Day -- Ash and Lightning above an Icelandic Volcano
Explanation: Why did a picturesque 2010 volcanic eruption in Iceland create so much ash? Although the large ash plume was not unparalleled in its abundance, its location was particularly noticeable because it drifted across such well-populated areas.
Satellites can tell if a volcano will erupt
Volcano deformation and, in particular, uplift are often considered to be caused by magma moving or pressurising underground, researchers said.
Pompeii "Exposed and Vulnerable" to Neglect and the Elements
Pompeii has been many things over the centuries. It's been "a vineyard, a treasure trove, a den of bandits and today it remains an archaeological gem 'exposed and vulnerable,'" according to the new book From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town .
Huge Big Boy steam locomotive coming back to life
In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
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Kilauea Volcano eruption still far from homes, ground view
The lava lake in the Overlook crater, within Halemaumau Crater at Kilauea's summit, is now about 520 by 700 feet in size.
28,000 Llamas, Alpacas Rescued from Active Volcano Area
Peruvian authorities organized the moving of 28,000 camelids - alpacas and llamas - of the herds that live around the Ubinas volcano in the southeastern region of Moquegua, because of the seismic activity that has covered their pastures in ash.
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Today in West Hawaii history | April 19
April 19, 2004: All three people aboard a single-engine plane that crashed in Honomalino were rescued by the Coast Guard last night.
A Swell New View: Satellites Can Monitor Volcanoes
Predicting when a volcano will blow its top takes constant monitoring. Researchers are now looking to satellites as a valuable eye in the sky, since they can observe the ground around volcanoes for signs of deformation.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
"Dancing with the Goddess" captures Kilauea like never before
Mick Kalber has been documenting the ebb and flow of Kilauea Volcano for the past 30 years, and now his life's work is about to play on the big screen as a feature-length documentary.