- Wave to Saturn! NASA Probe to Photograph Earth from Deep Space SPACE.com - 45 minutes ago
Nothing proves how fragile, beautiful and rare our planet is like a portrait of it taken from space. Now, scientists are planning to image Earth from a spacecraft stationed at Saturn, and are hoping many Earthlings will plan to stop and wave toward the ringed planet for the photo.
- Monsoon floods kill 102 in India, strand pilgrims AP - 2 hours 19 minutes ago
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — India's prime minister said Wednesday that the death toll from flooding this week in the northern state of Uttrakhand had surpassed 100 and could rise substantially.
- Neighbors: Couple killed waited for order to leave AP - 2 hours 22 minutes ago
- Mystery on Venus: 'Super-Hurricane' Force Winds Inexplicably Get Stronger SPACE.com - 9 hours ago
- Flood damages Austrian UNESCO heritage site AP - 6 hours ago
VIENNA (AP) — A flash flood unleashed by a major thunderstorm has inundated the Austrian village of Hallstatt, which has been awarded special status by the U.N. because of its unique beauty.
There may be killer asteroids headed for Earth, and NASA has decided to do something about it. The space agency announced a new "Grand Challenge" today (June 18) to find all dangerous space rocks and figure out how to stop them from destroying Earth.
As violent protests rock Istanbul, another cataclysm is building beneath the city.
- Racing up Europe's highest volcano in the Etna Supermarathon Reuters - Tue, Jun 18, 2013 12:28 PM EDT
By Gavin Jones ROME (Reuters) - It's a hot, sunny day in June on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Sicily, but the problem is that I'm not on the beach, I'm running … More »Racing up Europe's highest volcano in the Etna Supermarathon
By Gavin Jones ROME (Reuters) - It's a hot, sunny day in June on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Sicily, but the problem is that I'm not on the beach, I'm running up a volcano. An even bigger problem is that I've been going for two hours, but I'm only half way to the top and I'm tired. This is Mount Etna, at 3,330 …
Surprisingly, this island in the frigid North Atlantic is one of the most golf-obsessed places on earth. With 65 courses for a population of 322,000, Iceland has more courses per person - one for every 5,000 people - than any other country.