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Residents who survived the Oklahoma City suburb tornado describe racing for shelter only to emerge scarred and bloodied on a moon-like landscape.
A pocket of cold air has run into warm air from the Gulf of Mexico, this coupled with a southern jet stream creates the conditions that typify tornado season.
The remnants of grapes grown in southern France during the Roman Empire provide evidence that domestication of the plant proceeded slowly in the region between 50 BC and 500 AD. Continue reading →
A powerful tornado swept through an Oklahoma City suburb, tearing down blocks of homes and at least two schools.
Local residents count the cost after a deadly tornado flattened huge areas of Oklahoma City's suburbs on May 20, 2013.
An extract from the kava plant can treat people with chronic anxiety.
In the wake of news that Everest's glaciers are shrinking, we also learn that Peru's giant Quelccaya Ice Cap is wasting away, taking along with it a valuable archive of past climate data. Continue reading →
A “devastating” tornado today may have been rated as only “significant” in years past. Continue reading →
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