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Man Could Be First Person In Centuries To Be Killed By Meteorite

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 02.08.2016 | World

A man in India died on Saturday due to a fallen object that could have been a meteorite, officials said.  The object apparently prompted&nb...

Confusion As London Bus Is Blown Up For New Jackie Chan Movie

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.07.2016 | Weird News

Londoners were caught off guard on Sunday morning when a bus was blown up on one of the English capital's bridges. The iconic double decker wa...

Gas Leaks, the Clean Power Plan & Fracking

Elizabeth Glass Geltman | Posted 01.10.2016 | Green
Elizabeth Glass Geltman

As the country moves to reduce our carbon footprint, we need to create incentives to use renewable energy sources, upgrade existing natural gas infrastructure so gas used is safe and avoid increased reliance on fracking.

This Week in World War I January 2-9, 2016

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 01.02.2016 | World
Joseph V. Micallef

The United States government had issued a declaration of neutrality at the outbreak of hostilities in 1914. Woodrow Wilson would spend the period from 1914 through 1917 trying to keep the United States out of the war.

If You Like To Blow S*** Up, Check Out These Chemistry GIFs

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 09.28.2015 | Science

Chemistry can be a blast--literally.   Just consider what happens when you seal dry ice (solid carbon dioxide) in a bottle and submerge it i...

China's Anger Management Problem

Lara Farrar | Posted 08.17.2015 | World
Lara Farrar

The tension is tangible and contagious. Personally, I have had outbursts of rage here that have never happened outside of Chinese borders. Towards taxi drivers. Landlords. Cashiers. When the tension passes, I stop and wonder where it came from.

Bombs And 'Nazi Imagery' Found After Explosion

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.07.2015 | Crime

Authorities in New York say they found white supremacist propaganda in a garage where a former corrections officer blew his leg off last month. A jud...

SpaceX - Fall Down, Get Back Up - Unless Congress Keeps Them Down

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 06.30.2015 | Science
Rick Tumlinson

A rocket can be fixed. A mindset has to be changed or those holding it made irrelevant.

Taiwan Probes Water Park Fire As Tally Of Injured Skyrockets

Reuters | Posted 06.29.2015 | World

By J.R. Wu and Pichi Chuang TAIPEI, June 28 (Reuters) - The number of party revelers injured in a fire at a Taiwan water park rose to ...

Explosion At Ghana Gas Station Kills Around 90 People

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2015 | World

By Matthew Mpoke Bigg and Kwasi Kpodo ACCRA, June 4 (Reuters) - An explosion at a petrol station in Ghana's capital Acc...

Single Mom of 3 Finds Hope Two Months After East Village Explosion

Sandi Bachom | Posted 06.01.2015 | Fifty
Sandi Bachom

Diane did not tell her three small children that on the night of March 27, the only home they had ever known was gone.

The Resilience of McKenzie Roese

Elizabeth Denham and Andrea Norlander | Posted 05.26.2015 | Women
Elizabeth Denham and Andrea Norlander

Roese did not know that her entire apartment was destroyed until the next day. Up to the point where she went back to the East Village on Friday, she believed that she would be able to walk through the skeleton of the building to see what she could salvage. When she went back, she witnessed the collapsed building in total ruin. She had lost everything.

"Green News Report" - May 12, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.12.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Explosion, fire and oil spill at nuclear plant just outside New York Ci...

'Green News Report' - May 7, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.07.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Huge, political clean sweep for social progressives in Alberta, Canada,...

Gas Pipeline Explosion In California Injures Dozens

AP | SCOTT SMITH and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 06.17.2015 | Crime

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A large gas pipeline exploded into a tower of fire Friday in Central California, closing both directions of a major highway in...

This Slow-Mo Explosion Will Blow Your Mind

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.26.2015 | Science

It's not hard to guess what happens when a firecracker stuffed inside a rubber band ball blows up--but it sure is fun to watch. Especially in slow...

FBI Seeks Man After Explosion Near Colorado Springs NAACP

AP | Posted 01.07.2015 | Black Voices

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a man who may have information about a homemade explosive that someone set off near the C...

FBI Respond To Blast Near Colorado Springs NAACP Chapter

Reuters | Posted 01.06.2015 | Black Voices

DENVER, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Authorities on Tuesday investigated an explosion near a building housing a chapter of the NAACP civil rights group in Colora...

Good Samaritan Rescues 3 From Burning Car Moments Before Explosion

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.14.2014 | Good News

This man's quick instincts and courage helped him save three lives -- just in the nick of time. Rui Gouveia, 41, a corrections officer from Fairha...

SpaceX Fail? Great!

Greg Autry | Posted 10.25.2014 | Technology
Greg Autry

Testing a truly new rocket has always involved failure. In fact, the development of any complex and innovative product should feature an iterative development process. By definition such a process is "failure driven."

Countdown: Deadliest Chemical Accidents Since 2009

Diana Ruiz | Posted 10.19.2014 | Green
Diana Ruiz

It's been a year since Obama signed an executive order directing federal agencies to modernize chemical plant safety and security policies. Since then federal agencies tasked with developing new requirements for all chemical facilities in the United States have moved painfully slow.

Turkey's Erdogan Prepares for Another Showdown After Mine Accident

James Stafford | Posted 07.20.2014 | World
James Stafford

The mining accident has already reinvigorated the corruption scandal and the investigations that had been largely quashed by Erdogan in the run-up to 30 March local elections, in which the AKP won an unexpectedly significant victory.

The New Host Of 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' Could Kick Your Ass

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.02.2014 | TV

"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" may be getting its most badass host since Regis chucked up the deuces. After the news broke that Cedric the Entert...

Texas Oil Field Explosion Kills 2, Injures 9

AP | Posted 04.30.2014 | Green

MENTONE, Texas (AP) — A buildup of pressure caused an explosion as workers were changing a wellhead Wednesday at a West Texas oil field, killing two...

Jessica Goodman

How 'Real World: Ex-Plosion' Blows Up A Once-Relevant Reality Format

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Goodman | Posted 04.02.2014 | TV

For "Real World: Ex-plosion," seven strangers were picked to live in a house ... with their exes. It's a story we've heard over and over again from MT...