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Volcanic Eruption

The Creepiest Abandoned Cities You Never Knew Existed

The Active Times | Posted 03.29.2017 | Travel
The Active Times

Imagine what the world would look like if people didn’t exist. Do cities look ghastly and charming at the same time? Are they dusty, with cracks ...

The 17 Most Photogenic Vacation Spots On The Planet

PureWow | Posted 04.17.2017 | Travel
PureWow

There are a lot of beautiful places to travel, but only some truly shine under your camera’s scrutinizing gaze. Here are 17 of the most photogenic v...

News Roundup For March 17, 2017

Outspeak | Posted 03.17.2017 | Politics
Outspeak

News for Saint Patrick’s Day. Have a pint on us (but not really). 1. Rex Tillerson is going to get us all killed. Donald Trump thinks North Korea ha...

BBC Crew Filming Mount Etna Among Those Injured When Volcano Blows

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 03.16.2017 | World

As many as 10 people were injured Thursday when several unexpected blasts at Italy’s Mount Etna volcano sent scalding steam and rocks shooting into ...

Italy’s Mount Etna Is Erupting, And It's Magnificent

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 02.28.2017 | World

Powerful fountains of lava and volcanic ash are spewing out of the earth in southern Italy ― and viewers around the world can watch it all from the ...

This May Be America's Wildest Island

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.17.2017 | Travel

There’s no doubt Hawaii is a wildly gorgeous paradise, but every once in a while, a video of the islands gives us a whole new appreciation for the A...

Incredibly Daring Man Swims To Hawaii's Lava With A Selfie Stick

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.09.2017 | Weird News

Most people are familiar with the expression, “If you play with fire, you might get burned.” Well, the same goes for scalding lava, and we really ...

Rare Thundersnow Hits Hawaii's Tallest Volcano

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 12.20.2016 | Weird News

Hawaii’s Big Island saw a rare weather phenomenon this week ― a hefty dose of thundersnow. Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano and the state’s highest ...

Researchers Create Homemade Lava -- For Science, Of Course

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 06.27.2016 | Green

When molten rock mixes with water, it can do peculiar, unpredictable, even violent things. In hopes of better understanding such interactions, geologi...

Massive Volcanic Eruption Looks Just Like Your Science Fair Project

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 04.04.2016 | Science

Popocatepetl, one of Mexico's tallest peaks and one of its most active volcanoes, came to life this weekend in a magnificent display that resembled a ...

You Might Be Able To Outrun A Supervolcano

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.08.2016 | Science

You probably don't spend a lot of time thinking about the "supervolcano" lurking beneath Yellowstone National Park, but should that behemoth decide to...

Photos: Nicaraguan Volcano Erupts For The First Time In 110 Years

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 03.01.2017 | World

Nicaragua’s Momotombo volcano erupted for the first time in 110 years on Tuesday, spewing lava and plumes of ash into the sky. Residents in nearby c...

Chile's 'Dirty Thunderstorm' Is The Mesmerizing Result Of Volcanic Chaos

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.30.2015 | Science

When Mother Nature wants to flex her muscles, she sure does put on a good show. The video below, filmed by Chilean cinematographer Christian Muñoz-Do...

Through Your Lens: 9 Volcanoes Around The World That Will Take Your Breath Away

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 08.20.2015 | World

The WorldPost's "Through Your Lens" series brings you mesmerizing photos taken by social media users in different countries around the world every ...

KA-BOOM! Scientists Find New Trigger Of Volcanic Eruptions

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.19.2015 | Science

An international team of researchers has discovered a previously unknown trigger of volcanic eruptions -- a finding that could give scientists a leg u...

Watch Hawaii's Decades-Long Volcanic Eruption Get Dramatic

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 10.23.2014 | Green

Ever wondered what happens when something falls into a lake of molten lava? (Besides becoming Darth Vader, of course.) The video above, shot from t...

WATCH: Volcanic Eruption Sends Shockwave You Have To See To Believe

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.10.2014 | Green

When Papua New Guinea's Mount Tavurvur erupted in late August, island inhabitants said the volcano emitted steam and "occasionally boomed." But if ...

INFOGRAPHIC: Here's Why Volcanoes And Airplanes Don't Mix

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.19.2014 | Science

Iceland, home to one of the largest glaciers in Europe and a multitude of volcanoes, made headlines this week following news of a small eruption in th...

What Happens When The World's Largest Volcano Erupts Again?

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 05.20.2014 | Green

Imagine living in the shadow of the world's largest -- and still active -- volcano. For residents on Hawaii's Big Island, a threat has long rumble...

Supervolcanoes Just Got A Little Bit Scarier

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Scientists looking for a greater understanding of what causes supervolcanoes to erupt have come to an unsettling conclusion: They can erupt spontaneou...

WATCH: Mount Etna Eruption Showers Sicily In Volcanic Rock

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 02.24.2014 | World

Mount Etna, Europe’s tallest active volcano, erupted again on November 24th and showered the island of Sicily with sharp volcanic rocks and heavy as...

Source of Mysterious Medieval Eruption Identified

| Carolyn Gramling | Posted 10.02.2013 | Science

About 750 years ago, a powerful volcano erupted somewhere on Earth, kicking off a centuries-long cold snap known as the Little Ice Age. Identifying th...

Ancient Mega-Volcanoes Tied To Huge Extinction Event

Posted 03.22.2013 | Science

By: Tanya Lewis, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/21/2013 02:11 PM EDT on LiveScience Massive volcanic eruptions may have led to the extermina...

Photographer Captures Incredible Lightning Storm Above Volcanic Eruption

Posted 03.15.2013 | Arts

Martin Rietze, the photographer behind the website Alien Landscapes on Planet Earth, is willing to do whatever it takes to get a great photo -- even i...

New Volcano Study Expected To Yield Two Big Benefits

Posted 10.07.2012 | Science

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 10/06/2012 02:04 PM EDT on LiveScience The eruption of a so-called maar-diatreme volcano is short-lived ...