America’s Secret Ice Base Won’t Stay Frozen Forever 13m ago

americas base climate colgan environmental (Source: http://www.wired.com) This story originally appeared on Atlas Obscura and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The creation of Camp Century, from the outset, was an audacious scheme. Under the thick ice of Greenland, a scant 800 miles from the North Pole, the US military built a hidden base of ice tunnels, imaginedContinue reading “America’s Secret Ice Base Won’t Stay Frozen Forever 13m ago”

At least 7 people are injured after a Colonial Pipeline explosion in Alabama — RareRare

HELENA, Ala. — At least seven workers were injured Monday when an explosion occurred along the Colonial Pipeline in rural Alabama, not far where it burst last month, authorities said. The explosion sent flames soaring over the forest about a mile west of where the pipeline burst in September, Gov. Robert Bentley said in a… viaContinue reading “At least 7 people are injured after a Colonial Pipeline explosion in Alabama — RareRare”

Apollo 16: “We Like Big Rocks”

April 1972: The fifth pair of astronauts to visit the moon were the most enthusiastic geologists, bringing home the largest sample ever collected from the moon. Apollo 16 launched on April 16, 1972 as the tenth crewed Apollo mission, and the fifth to land on the moon. Astronauts John W. Young and Charles M. DukeContinue reading “Apollo 16: “We Like Big Rocks””

Record breaking HEAT is Resulting Wildfire Damage & Destruction

Good News in Forecast for Firefighters in Northwest Cooler and wetter weather in the Northwest will be good news for those fighting several wildfires in the region. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack revealed Thursday a record $243 million was spent last week combatting wildfires raging around the country. The U.S. Forest Service has been forced toContinue reading “Record breaking HEAT is Resulting Wildfire Damage & Destruction”

A Dog Escapes the deadly clutches of a Wild Python

A dog has miraculously avoided becoming a huge pythons meal – after his owner whacked it with a leafy branch. The distressed dog can be seen in the deadly clutches of the python as it begins to constrict its prey to death. But the heroic owner – who has not been named – quickly grabsContinue reading “A Dog Escapes the deadly clutches of a Wild Python”