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May 19, 2016 08:00 AM ET // AFP
The EgyptAir flight with 66 people disappeared over the eastern Mediterranean.
Mar 31, 2016 04:41 AM ET
Would your office building stand a chance of surviving a serious earthquake? Depending on where you live, new construction might need to defend against a violently shaking Earth.
Mar 15, 2016 04:37 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
An odd-but-effective Thai invention could save your life. Continue reading →
Feb 9, 2016 08:42 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Taxi drivers in Japan claim to have picked up the ghosts of those killed in the 2011 tsunami.
Jan 28, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Three decades after NASA's Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after lift-off, we take a look back at that terrible morning in 1986 and its powerful legacy.
Dec 14, 2015 09:19 AM ET // AFP
Fear of giant waves, floods, or landslides prompt the move, as Typhoon Melor slams into the archipelago nation.
Dec 14, 2015 11:57 AM ET
It would be the end of the world, as we know it, and we would not feel fine. If we got hit with the business end of a gigantic coronal mass ejection, our power grid could be cooked and we'd literally go dark. Can we do anything about it?
Nov 25, 2015 10:25 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Global catastrophes over the last 20 years includes 6,457 recorded floods, storms, heatwaves, and the like. Continue reading →
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