Glaciers retreat in Alaska, two tropical storms harass Hawaii and dust covers the Red Sea.
Here are some recent striking images of our planet from the Web.
A 9.1 quake, the size of the one that occurred in Alaska in 1964, might unleash a tsunami so powerful that it would threaten the California coast, Continue reading →
An 8.0-magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Alaska prompting a local tsunami warning.
HAARP, a scientific research project claimed by conspiracy theorists to be a super-weapon, is closing. Continue reading →
New evidence reveals that many tsunamis have flooded Alaska's islands and fjords in the past several thousand years
Thousands of otters died after the Exxon Valdez oil tanker disgorged more than 10 million gallons of crude oil onto the Alaskan coast. Now, 4,277 sea otters swim in western Prince William Sound. Continue reading →
In the late 1800s, thousands of people left their homes and traveled to Alaska in hopes of finding gold. While most were extremely unsuccessful, about 4,000 were able to actually find gold. Laci presents a few of the most successful gold diggers.
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