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Apocalypse Ark
Apocalypse 2012: 'Noah's Ark' Prepared For Doomsday By Lu Zhenghai Of China
Dec 07, 2012 21:59 PM E
Fearing the Mayan prophesy of the end of the world, Lu Zhenghai built an Ark in response to the approaching apocalypse.
Baltic Ace
Cargo Ship Sinks: 5 Killed; Search For 6 Missing Crewmen End
Dec 06, 2012 15:50 PM E
Baltic Ace cargo ship sinks after colliding with another vessel, Corvus J. Suspected human error cost the lives of 11.
Nefertiti the Space Spider
Space Spider Dies in D.C. After 100 Days On International Space Station [VIDEO]
Dec 06, 2012 11:22 AM E
Nefertiti, a Johnson Jumping spider, died of natural causes at a Washington D.C. museum after spending 100 days in space. She was sent into orbit as part of a student-inspired science project.
Siberia
Fishermen Cannibals: Alexander Abdullaev And Alexei Gradulenko Eat Two Friends In Three Months Say Police
Dec 05, 2012 13:34 PM E
Two Siberian fisherman are being accused of cannibalism after police found the mangled remains of one of their companions after their group got stranded in the wilderness.
Anchorage
Anchorage Earthquake: 5.8 Quake Hits Alaska; No Damages Reported [VIDEO]
Dec 04, 2012 09:23 AM E
A magnitude-5.8 tremor lasting a little under a minute stuns Alaskan residents Monday. No quake-related deaths or damages have been reported.
Mikes Shipwreck
1911 Shipwreck Identified Off Florida Coast: What Is The Hannah M. Bell 100-Year Mystery?
Dec 03, 2012 16:51 PM E
A century-old shipwreck has remained a lost mystery. Finally, Matthew Lawrence and his team have found the truth.
CFLs and LEDs Could Be Obsolete
Plastic Light Bulb: Shatterproof, Silent And Twice As Efficient
Dec 03, 2012 13:46 PM E
Researchers at Wake Forest University have developed a plastic light bulb that could replace those buzzing fluorescents above your head.
Navy Trained Mine Hunting Dolphins To Be Replaced By Robots
Navy Trained Mine Hunting Dolphins To Lose Their Jobs To Robots
Dec 03, 2012 05:03 AM E
Machines replaced man at the time of industrial revolution, now technology is set to replace the US Navy trained dolphins in tracking mines under water.
Guatemala City Sinkhole
Ohio Sinkhole Size of 4 Football Fields; 4 Other Deeper Sinkholes [VIDEO]
Nov 30, 2012 17:10 PM E
Ohio's newest sinkhole is shaping up to be one the biggest on record. But there are four other sinkholes that go much, much deeper.
Polar Ice Melt
Polar Ice Sheets Melting Faster, Threatening East Coast [REPORT]
Nov 30, 2012 14:37 PM E
A comprehensive study in the journal Science has confirmed that polar ice sheets are melting and contributing to an overall rise in global sea levels. On the East Coast, sea levels are rising three times faster than average.
Lucy Sparkles the Runaway 'Roo
Lucy Sparkles Reward: $1,000 For Adorable Kangaroo Who Loves Pillowcases And Cheetos [VIDEO]
Nov 28, 2012 13:48 PM E
An 11-month old kangaroo is on the loose in rural Oklahoma. Lucy Sparkles, the beloved pet of the Menhusen family, went missing on Thanksgiving. They'er offering a $1,000 reward for her return and are telling people to bait her with her favorite snack, Cheetos.
Sunland
Peanut Butter Plant Closes: Why Did The FDA Suspend Sunland Operations? [VIDEO]
Nov 27, 2012 18:23 PM E
FDA suspends Sunland Inc. operations under the new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Read on to learn more about Sunland's health violations that caused Salmonella risk.
Miami International Airport
Airport Dynamite Joke: Alejandro Hurtado Arrested; What Joke Caused The Miami Airport Evacuation?
Nov 27, 2012 13:13 PM E
Alejandro Leon Hurtado was charged for falsely reporting explosives at the Miami International Airport. Evacuations cause major delays
The red tide phenomenon
Red Tide Shuts Down Australia Beach: What Caused The Blood Red Beach? [VIDEO]
Nov 27, 2012 10:55 AM E
A blood red tide is shutting down Australian beaches in the middle of a heat wave. The red waters are fishy and oily and, to some, a mystery. What causes the phenomenon?
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