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Dec 14, 2013

Chicago Plant Explosion: Chemical Plant Explosion Causes Fire, 2 People Injured

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A chemical plant explosion in Alsip injured 2 people on Friday, several Chicago news sites reported. According to reports, the explosion caused a fire at the Blue Island Phenol with one building destroyed and another damaged. It was also reported that businesses to the west of the plant were evacuated. Evacuation were made due to […]


Dec 5, 2013

Magnitude 5.7 Tectonic Earthquake Hits Davao Oriental, Philippines

Magnitude 5.7 Tectonic Earthquake Hits Davao Oriental, Philippines
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Earthquake’s Epicenter Map Credit: Earthquake.phivolcs.dost.gov.ph A magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits Davao Oriental, Philippines on Wednesday around 7:58am with an epicenter located at 57 kilometers southeast of the town of Mati. Based on the reports posted by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on its Facebook page, the quake has a depth of 52 […]


Aug 22, 2013

Louisiana underwater sinkhole in Bayou Corne swallows tall trees (Video)

Louisiana underwater sinkhole in Bayou Corne swallows tall trees (Video)
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An underwater sinkhole swallows trees in Bayou Corne, Louisiana and was captured on camera. The horrific scene was spotted by the Assumption Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness this Wednesday, August 21, 2013 and posted the video on YouTube, as shown below. Louisiana underwater sinkhole (Taken August 1, 2013) Credit: Assumption Parish Police Jury According to […]


Aug 13, 2013

Sinkhole at Disney World area in Florida causes building to partially collapse (Video)

Sinkhole at Disney World area in Florida causes building to partially collapse (Video)
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A massive sinkhole near Disney World this Monday, August 12 caused a three-story building to partially collapse, as in the arial footage via ABC affiliate WFTV shown below. Guests at the Summer Bay Resort in Clermont, Florida were forced to get out of their rooms for safety. Luckily, no one was injured. Part of building […]


Mar 25, 2013

10,000 Easter eggs on tree in Germany draw attention (Photo)

10,000 Easter eggs on tree in Germany draw attention (Photo)
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An apple tree with 10,000 Easter eggs on it is getting attention in Germany, which was designed by Volker Kraft, as shown in the photo below. Kraft, 76, of Saalfeld, Thuringia reportedly started decorating the five-meter high apple tree around 45 years ago, and has been a head-turner over the decades. The 10,000 Easter egg […]


Mar 25, 2013

New Florida sinkhole opens up, near Seffner home where Jeff Bush was swallowed (Video)

New Florida sinkhole opens up, near Seffner home where Jeff Bush was swallowed (Video)
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Updated: August 13, 2013 3:28 p.m. Read Sinkhole at Disney World area in Florida causes building to partially collapse (Video) A new Florida sinkhole recently appeared, as shown in the news video below. It is located in Seffner, the town where a massive sinkhole swallowed Jeff Bush, whose body was never recovered. Three weeks ago, […]


Mar 20, 2013

Sinkhole swallows pond: Newcastle sinkhole drains man-made pond (Video)

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Sinkhole swallows pond Credit: KCRA/NBC A sinkhole that swallows a pond, reportedly drained its water overnight in Newcastle, California on Sunday, March 17, 2013. The sinkhole is the third US incident in less than a month in two states. The area owner, Mark Korb, noticed the disappearance of his man-made pond when he woke up […]


Mar 13, 2013

Giant African snail captured in Australia, caught destroying crops (Photo)

Giant African snail captured in Australia, caught destroying crops (Photo)
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A giant African snail was recently captured in Brisbane, Australia, as shown in the photo below. Local officials said that the huge snail, which has the same size of a cricket ball, was reportedly destroying vegetable crops and fruit trees in native forests. The giant African snail, which was captured in Brisbane, Australia Image Credit: […]


Mar 5, 2013

Second sinkhole appears in Florida, 2 miles away from the sinkhole that swallowed Jeff Bush (Photo)

Second sinkhole appears in Florida, 2 miles away from the sinkhole that swallowed Jeff Bush (Photo)
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Updated: March 25, 2013 12:35 p.m. Read New Florida sinkhole opens up, near Seffner home where Jeff Bush was swallowed (Video) A second sinkhole appears in Seffner, Florida, as shown in the photo, which is reportedly around 2 miles away from the huge sinkhole that swallowed Jeff Bush last week, while he is inside his […]


Jan 25, 2013

McDonald’s Fish McBites, Filet-O-Fish to be marked as MSC-certified sustainable seafood

McDonald's Fish McBites, Filet-O-Fish to be marked as MSC-certified sustainable seafood
By in Environment, Food, United States No comments

McDonald’s fish servings, which include its Filet-O-Fish sandwich and the upcoming menu called Fish McBites, will be marked as certified-sustainable seafood. This is after McDonald’s has partnered with Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), an independent nonprofit organization that sets standards for sustainable fishing. McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish sandwich Image Credit: McDonalds.com According to a press release at MSC.org […]