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Motorists drive on dikes amid road mess
Philippine Daily Inquirer

Motorists drive on dikes amid road mess

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—Five dikes in Pampanga, built to contain floodwaters and lahar discharged by Mt. Pinatubo, have been serving as alternate roads spanning a combined 122.6 kilometers for motorists avoiding heavy traffic on MacArthur Highway and ... Philippine Daily Inquirer, 4 days ago

What is a debris flow?

Landslides constitute one of the most destructive geological hazards in the world today. One of the main reasons for this is because of the high speeds that slides can reach, up to 160 km/hour (100 mph). Another is the fact that these slides can ...
 PhysOrg.com3 days ago

Climbing Mount Pinatubo with a four-year-old in tow

Husband-and-wife mountaineers Eduardo and Sharlene Bedural are known for trekking with their toddler, Wyatt. We trail them as they conquer Mount Pinatubo Morning finds me on the back of a 4×4 jeep, barreling down a dusty, rocky pathway in the ...
 Waytogo-Cebu Pacific Air.com6 days ago
Radio New Zealand

First-of-its-kind national surfing reserve proposed

A first-of-its-kind national surfing reserve is being proposed in Taranaki that will encompass many of the region's prime surf breaks. [embedded content] Stretching along Surf Highway 45 from Cape Egmont to Okato, surf spots in the reserve ...
 Radio New Zealand1 week ago

5 Cities That Could Be Wiped Off the Map by Catastrophic Natural Disasters (Videos)

(Before It's News) ( N.Morgan ) Nomatter howtechnologically advanced our society becomes, we will always be vulnerable targets toMother Nature's unrelenting fury. There are some people who chose to live in the high risks areas of just such ...
 Before It's News1 week ago
Scientific American

Mud Mountain Dam: Good Clean Fun!

Usually, when I go to Mount Rainier, there's no time for diversions. Which is sad, because I've wanted to see Mud Mountain Dam ever since I found out about it a few years ago. Every time, I plan to swing by, and every time, it just never works out.
 Scientific American2 weeks ago

Volcanoes How do they affect plants and animals?

(Before It's News) Volcanic eruptions can be phenomenal and can have catastrophic effects. Eruptions occurring close to human population centers may spill lava which can destroy lives and property. Mass evacuations may have to occur. Ash is ...
 Before It's News1 month ago

Active volcanoes in the world: August 3 - 9, 2016

New activity/unrest was observed at 5 volcanoes between August 3 and 9, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Brava, Cape Verde | Chikurachki, Paramushir Island (Russia) | Chirpoi, Kuril ...
 Before It's News1 month ago

3 gala premieres, award-winning indie films today at CCP

Sunday, August 7, at the 12th Cinemalaya Film Festival offers three gala premieres, award winning indie films from China, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, prize winning Philippine indie films and the Ika-28th Gawad CCP para sa Alternatibong Pelikula at ...
 Philippine Daily Inquirer1 month ago
India Today

From Kansas to Kolkata, 10 of the world's worst bridge disasters

In light of Tuesday night's Mumbai-Goa highway collapse, we take a look at some of the worst bridge disasters in history. The collapsed part of Mumbai-Goa highway. (Photo: Twitter @journovidya) A bridge on the Mumbai-Goa highway collapsed ...
 India Today1 month ago
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