Taxi drivers in Japan claim to have picked up the ghosts of those killed in the 2011 tsunami.
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.
Fear of giant waves, floods, or landslides prompt the move, as Typhoon Melor slams into the archipelago nation.
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?
Global catastrophes over the last 20 years includes 6,457 recorded floods, storms, heatwaves, and the like. Continue reading →
When something like a terrorist attack or a natural disaster occurs, emotions and information run at high speed -- how do fear, chaos and a thirst for accurate data play out on social media?
The powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake was centered near Jurm in northeast Afghanistan, 250 kilometres (160 miles) from the capital Kabul.
Could a sudden volcano collapse create a wave over 50 stories high? Scientists think so. Continue reading →
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