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Scientists Unlock Mysteries Of World's Most Massive Volcano

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 11.27.2015 | Science

Two years after confirming that the world's largest single volcano was lurking more than a mile beneath the surface of the Pacific Ocean, sc...

Get Lost... and Then Find Yourself in New Zealand

Laura Grier | Posted 11.06.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

At 35 years old I thought I had finally figured it out. As a destination wedding photographer, I have seen what it takes to make it down the aisle....

Ancient Tsunami Was Nearly As Tall As The Eiffel Tower

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.07.2015 | Science

When surfers have taken on nearly 100-foot-tall waves, they've faced the challenge of a lifetime. But those waves are pipsqueaks ...

Blue fire, and the awe-inspiring volcanoes of East Java

Reuben Wu | Posted 09.22.2015 | Travel
Reuben Wu

This summer, I had the opportunity to travel to East Java in Indonesia to document some of its magnificent volcanic landscapes. It was mainly my lov...

Scientists Solve Mystery Of Earth's Longest Continental Volcano Chain

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.16.2015 | Science

There's a gargantuan chain of volcanoes lurking beneath Australia's surface, and scientists have long been puzzled by how these volcanoes came t...

These Spectacular Nature Photos 'Evoke A Sense Of Time & Origins'

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.14.2015 | Science

A new exhibition featuring the work of celebrated nature photographer Frans Lanting aims to tell the natural history of Earth -- from the first s...

Five Volcanoes Erupt In Indonesia, Blanketing Skies In Ash

AP | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 07.22.2015 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Eruptions of ash at five volcanoes shrouded the skies over parts of the Indonesian archipelago Wednesday, forcing three ai...

These Active Volcanoes Could Burn Through Your Vacation Plans

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 07.29.2015 | Travel

Volcanoes do what they want to do, and they definitely don't care about your travel plans. Remember when Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull eruption...

Lava-cation: Start Planning Your Hawaii Volcano Holiday

Kristan Lawson | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Kristan Lawson

Witnessing red-hot lava explode from an erupting volcano has always been on my personal bucket list. But since volcanic eruptions are unpredictable and rare, it was one natural wonder I assumed I'd never see.

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...

Ash, Dust From 1912 Novarupta Eruption Cancels Alaska Flights

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.13.2015 | Science
Alaska Dispatch News

Strong northwest winds blew ash and dust from the 1912 eruption of Novarupta over parts of Kodiak Island on Thursday, limiting visibility and prompting some airlines to cancel flights.

Mesmerizing Pictures Of The Volcano Eruption Causing Chaos In Chile

AP | EVA VERGARA | Posted 05.03.2015 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- One of South America's most active volcanoes erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava...

The Iceland Cometh

Richard Bangs | Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel
Richard Bangs

In John McPhee's sharp and heedful book, The Control of Nature, he chronicles attempts by Man to wrestle down disruptive Nature.

Welcome To A Haunting Forest Of Lava Trees

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 12.20.2014 | Travel

Tucked just east of the massive Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawaii is a spooky little forest called the Lava Tree State Monument -- a...

Hawaii Lava On Course To Hit Gas Station, Shopping Center By Christmas

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 02.14.2015 | Weird News

HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is on course to reach a shopping center with a gas station and a supermarket in seven to ...

Ascension Island, a Burnt Volcanic Cinder in the Vast South Atlantic: Getting Really, Truly, Terminally Away From It All on the Looney Front (Part 1)

Mike Arkus | Posted 01.31.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

A 34-square-mile speck of 44 lava, ash and cinder cones lost in the middle of the South Atlantic, eight degrees south of the Equator, 900 miles from Africa and 1,400 miles from South America, it would be harder to find a more remote get-away than Ascension Island.

Travel Tips for Scary Times

Lea Lane | Posted 12.29.2014 | Travel
Lea Lane

To live fully we need to continue doing things we love, staying savvy, smart, safe -- and comfortable. Yes, there are dangers out there. But I try to put things in perspective and follow the sensible guidelines I created.

Pixar's Lava Uses Massive Characters and Settings to Tell Sweet Little Love Story

Jim Hill | Posted 12.13.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

While the artists at Pixar obviously found a way to make a volcano look personable and appealing, there was still the matter of selling the audience on the size of this character and the overall scale of this short.

Photographer Captures Ominous Glow Of Hawaii's Approaching Lava Flow

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 10.08.2014 | Green

Lava's volatile nature and ominous glow make it one of nature's most visually captivating elements. For residents living near the Kilauea Volcano on H...

WATCH: Drone Captures Rare Footage Of An Erupting Volcano

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.04.2014 | Science

Holy smokes! You don't see something like this every day. A mighty little quadcopter armed with a GoPro has captured rare footage of a raging volca...

Hawaiians: Don't Divert Lava Flow Threatening Homes

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.12.2014 | Green

The last few weeks have been a stressful waiting game for some residents on Hawaii's Big Island as a lava flow from Kilauea Volcano creeps toward the ...

Scientists Poke Huge Hole In Theory About Volcanoes

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 09.10.2014 | Science

Have scientists had volcanoes all wrong? A popular theory has it that, at least in certain types of volcanos, eruptions occur when molten rock know...

Jungle Beat: 70 Days Until Roger Christie Is Free

Barbara Fahs | Posted 11.03.2014 | Hawaii
Barbara Fahs

As of September 5, Roger Christie, founder of The Hawai'i Cannabis Ministry, has 70 more days left in federal prison for "conspiracy to distribute marijuana" and other charges.

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...

Iceland Lowers Aviation Alert, Volcanic Eruption Report False

AP | Posted 10.24.2014 | World

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) -- Iceland lowered its aviation alert level to orange from red Sunday, saying there was no sign of an imminent eruption at the...