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Dec 1, 2013

Geese Tsunami Video Goes Viral

By in Animals, North America, World No comments

A viral video of “geese tsunami” has been uploaded in Youtube and is now making the rounds on social media sites. Uploader Maikel Parets described the video as “geese tsunami” as hundreds of geese fill the sky after a short break from migration. In the video as shown below, hundreds of snow geese suddenly took […]


Oct 28, 2012

Canada earthquake: 7.7-magnitude earthquake hits British Columbia, strong aftershocks, tsunami warning issued

Canada earthquake tsunami warning map
By in Natural Disasters, North America, Science No comments

A 7.7-magnitude earthquake hits Canada on Saturday, October 27, 2012 (local date), and was followed by a series of strong aftershocks, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported. Canadian news sites reported there were no immediate reports of damage, but the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami warning to certain areas. Tsunami warning map, after […]


Aug 1, 2012

Needle in sandwich found by passenger of Air Canada flight

Needle in sandwich found by passenger of Air Canada flight
By in Food, North America, Weird No comments

A passenger of a domestic Air Canada flight found a needle in his sandwich last Monday, July 30, 2012, which is now under the thorough investigation of local authorities and the said airline company, around two weeks after a similar incident happened in some Delta Air Lines flights. Air Canada logo Image Credit: AirCanada.com According […]


Jun 15, 2012

$450 pizza in Canada by Steveston Pizza includes lobster, outlet soon to open in Manila

$450 pizza
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The $450 pizza in British Columbia, Canada includes lobster as among its ingredients, and is only one of the special pizzas being sold, which an outlet will be opening soon in Manila, Philippines. C1, a pizza at Steveston Pizza, containing tiger prawn and crab order shown Image Credit: Steveston Pizza Co. According to The Province, […]


May 2, 2012

Harley-Davidson motorcycle washed away by Japan tsunami found in Canada, to be returned to owner (Photo)

Harley-Davidson motorcycle washed away by Japan tsunami found in Canada, to be returned to owner (Photo)
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A Harley-Davidson motorcycle that was washed away by the March 11 Japan tsunami, as shown in the photo below was recently found in the shores of British Columbia (B.C), Canada, and will be returned to its Japanese owner. The Harley-Davidson motorcycle, which was washed- out by Japan tsunami and was found in Canada Image Credit: […]


Mar 24, 2012

Japanese boat washed away during Japan tsunami found in British Columbia (Photo)

Japanese boat washed away during Japan tsunami found in British Columbia (Photo)
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Updated: May 2, 2012 11:10 p.m. Read Harley-Davidson motorcycle washed away by Japan tsunami found in Canada, to be returned to owner (Photo) A Japanese boat that was washed away during the 8.9-magnitude earthquake that hit Japan on March 11, 2011 along with a devastating tsunami, was found by Canadian authorities near British Columbia, as […]


Jan 20, 2012

World’s Largest Emerald, Teodora, To Be Auctioned (Photo)

World's Largest Emerald
By in Amazing, Announcement, Events, Lifestyle, North America, World No comments

A 57,000-carat emerald, which is considered as the world’s largest cut emerald, is scheduled for auction on January 28, 2012 at Western Star Auctions in British Columbia, Canada, according to international news reports on Tuesday, January 17, 2012. World’s Largest Emerald Credit: Western Star Auctions Reports said that the emerald weighs 11.5 kilograms and is […]


Jul 20, 2011

Alaskan Sea Monster: Loch Ness Monster Video Recorded By Fisherman

Alaska Loch Ness Monster
By in Animals, Science, United States, Weird, World No comments

Alaska version of Loch Ness Monster on video Image Credit: Discovery Channel A fisherman has recorded on video a 20 to 30 foot long loch ness monster or sea monster in Alaska, according to reports by several international news sites on Monday, July 18, 2011. Reports said that the black and white video was taken […]


Jun 24, 2011

Alaska Earthquake: Tsunami Warning In Alaska Cancelled

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A tsunami warning for certain coastal areas in Alaska was posted by the West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center (WCATWC) after the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Alaska on Thursday, June 23, 2011, as reported by several news sites. However, after an hour of the said event, the tsunami warning which covered an area […]


May 5, 2011

Giant Ant Fossil, Titanomyrma lubei, Found in Wyoming

Giant Ant Hummingbird comparison
By in Archaelogy, Science No comments

A fossil of a giant ant was found in a 49.5-million-year-old Wyoming rock, several science news sites reported on Wednesday. According to reports, the fossil is of a winged ant queen, having the size of a hummingbird. The new species, Titanomyrma lubei, was said to be related to the giant ants found in German fossils. […]