Tokyo Earthquake Injures Several People An earthquake in Tokyo resulted in several people getting injured. Japan lies above certain tectonic fault lines due to which it is often subject to seismic activity.
May 5 2014, 4:45am CDT
Missing Jet Black Box Search Heads To Ocean Floor On day 38 of the search for the missing Malaysian Boeing 777-200, Australian authorities are now taking their efforts as far underwater as possible. That is, using the U.S. Navy’s autonomous underwater vehicle, the...
Apr 14 2014, 4:15am CDT
California Drought Sets State Officials on High Alert The most recent drought to hit the state of California has set the officials on high alert. The dry conditions have made water conservation the top agenda for now. Otherwise the ravaging effects of the water shortage may spell trouble for the residents of the Sunshine state.
Jan 31 2014, 5:43am CST
How tunnels are built, used along US-Mexico border How smugglers build and use tunnels along the US-Mexico border
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — As border security has tightened, drug cartels have turned to tunneling beneath the ground to avoid detection...
Jan 14 2014, 9:56pm CST
Delray Beach Flooding Results in Two Casualties Delray Beach in Florida experienced heavy flooding due to a devastating rainstorm. The disaster resulted in two casualties, a man and a woman. Warnings have been issued by weather forecasting experts since the torrential rains are capable of spreading havoc on an unimagined scale.
Jan 11 2014, 7:25am CST
New Island emerges in Japan Japan is short on land. Now a volcano gives Japan a new island. It is not clear if it is here to stay.
Nov 21 2013, 9:03pm CST
Singapore-sized Iceberg floats in the Southern Ocean The Pine Island Glacier or PIG is a giant ice steam that is considered to be the world's most rapidly shrinking glacier on Earth. Scientists predicted that the PIG will give birth to large icebergs every six to ten...
Nov 13 2013, 10:24pm CST
Discovery of Ocean Water on Mars While the discovery of traces of frozen water on the surface of Mars is not new, the existence of an entire ocean that once existed is something that has baffled the scientists.
Jul 22 2013, 3:16am CDT
Archaeologists Discover Cave Paintings in Mexico They are 5000 in number and point to a culture of mountain dwellers that lived at a high altitude to escape from the conquistadors. Archaeologists have discovered archaic cave paintings in Burgos, Mexico that are causing the history books to be rewritten.
May 27 2013, 11:24am CDT
Hi Tide Caster Board for $10 + $8 s&h Sears offers the Hi Tide Caster Board in Silver/Black or Red/Black for $9.99. With $8.20 for shipping, it's the lowest total price we could find by $28, and $8 under the lowest total price we've seen for the Razor...
Apr 11 2010, 8:00pm CDT
Liquid Image Camera Diving Mask is the ultimate Summer Gadget Liquid Image offers a diving mask with integrated camera. The Camera Diving mask was introduced earlier this year and is now selling in Japan. The cool diving gear is also listed on Amazon.com, but is not available for...
Aug 8 2008, 1:50am CDT
London Undergroung Oyster Smart Card System Down Again A few weeks ago we reported on a problem with the Oyster Smart Cards used in the London Underground that made the cards inoperable after swiping. Today the Times Online reports that the Oyster Underground system is down...
Jul 25 2008, 8:46am CDT
UK native completes world's highest cell phone call You can call him crazy. You can call him a daredevil. Either way, Guinness is calling him a new world record holder. UK resident Rod Baber has successfully completed his record-breaking cell phone call from atop to...
May 24 2007, 6:00am CDT
UK man attempts to make World's highest Cellphone Call Rod Baber is not an ordinary man. A long-time
enthusiast of climbing, Baber is heading to Mount
Everest so he can make a call from his cell phone
at an altitude of over 7500 metres.He's
been getting used to the...
May 15 2007, 1:00am CDT
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