Climatic and Environmental Convulsions

Weird Noise Coming from Arctic Seafloor

12/05/2016 20:04
A mysterious "pinging" noise is emanating from the seafloor in one of Canada's northernmost territories, and officials have yet to identify the source. The sound has been heard in recent months in the Fury and Hecla Strait, a channel of water in the Nunavut region of Canada. The Canadian...

Tornado Cluster Sizes Skyrocket

12/04/2016 21:13
Tornados are behaving strangely: The number of tornado outbreaks per year is fairly constant, but the number of tornados per outbreak has skyrocketed. And scientists aren't entirely sure why. In an effort to learn more, researchers looked at meteorological factors related to tornado outbreaks, and...

Island Appearing in Sea of Galilee Could Presage Messiah Son of David

10/21/2016 20:47
An island that has recently appeared in the middle of the Sea of Galilee (Kinneret) is a cause of ecologic alarm, but, more importantly, it is also a sign mentioned explicitly in the Talmud as presaging the coming of the Messiah from the House of David. The sudden appearance of the island is...

Southern Ocean Becoming Less Salty

09/06/2016 18:40
Expanding sea ice in Antarctica may be related to water in the Southern Ocean freshening -- a possible consequence is loss of effectiveness in one of our biggest natural tools to combat climate change.   A team of German researchers examined the relationship between sea ice and Southern...

Scientists Baffled by Strange Disruption of Wind Pattern in Earth's Stratosphere

09/06/2016 18:21
Scientists at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) are baffled by the recent disruption of the repeating wind pattern in the stratosphere. According to a paper published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, the disruption of the usual wind pattern in the stratosphere...

Earth's Fever Is Rising, Scientists Say in Annual Report

08/03/2016 18:57
WASHINGTON— Earth's fever got worse last year, breaking dozens of climate records, scientists said in a massive report nicknamed the annual physical for the planet. Soon after 2015 ended, it was proclaimed the hottest on record. The new report shows the broad extent of other records and...

Earth May Spin Faster as Glaciers Melt

05/10/2016 09:46
Melting ice triggered by global warming may make Earth whirl faster than before and could shift the axis on which the planet spins, researchers say. This could also affect sunset times, as the length of Earth's day depends on the speed at which the planet rotates on its axis. Prior research found...

Tornado Clusters Becoming More Deadly And More Common

03/04/2016 11:20
Damaging, deadly tornado clusters are becoming more common, a new study finds. Tornado clusters are outbreaks of twisters that span several days. One terrifying example is the April 25-28 outbreak in 2011, when some 350 tornadoes ripped across the south-central United States, killing more than 300...

Mysterious Hum Driving People Crazy Around the World

01/27/2016 10:57
It creeps in slowly in the dark of night, and once inside, it almost never goes away. It's known as the Hum, a steady, droning sound that's heard in places as disparate as Taos, N.M.; Bristol, England; and Largs, Scotland. But what causes the Hum, and why it only affects a small percentage of the...

Coincidence That Historic Blizzard Hits D.C. on Roe v. Wade Anniversary?

01/26/2016 20:27
On Jan. 22, one of the worst east coast blizzards in history slammed into Washington, D.C., like a freight train. More than three feet of snow was dumped on some areas, hundreds of thousands of people were left without power, and coastal cities all along the eastern seaboard experienced flooding...
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3-D Image of Joplin's 2011-05-22 Tornado

End of the World 2013: Higgs Boson Apocalypse Linked to Nostradamus-St Malachy Prophecies?

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