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A Lesson Learned in Grand Cayman

Mahlon Meyer | Posted 03.02.2014 | Travel
Mahlon Meyer

Try Grand Cayman. If you don't like to dive, you may learn something. We did. Our first lesson consisted in island time. Everything is "five minutes."...

'Materials' Do Way More Than Just Invisibility, Scientists Say

Reuters | Posted 02.25.2014 | Science

By Jeremy Wagstaff SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A new way of assembling things, called metamaterials, may in the not too distant future help t...

The Next Generation Of Drones Has Arrived -- And They Don't Fly

Posted 10.18.2013 | Technology

When the U.S. Coast Guard petitioned for unmanned assistance in disaster situations, a new generation of drone was born. The UPSV, or Unmanned Port S...

Innovation: Homelessness to Tsunamis

Frank Bonafilia | Posted 07.02.2013 | Technology
Frank Bonafilia

A backpack bed for homeless people. Artificial intelligence that can write newspaper stories as well as humans. A soccer ball that can provide light t...

Aaron Sankin

Troubling Report Claims We're At 'Significant' Risk For Tsunamis

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.27.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- A recent report issued by the United States Geological Survey has found that over a quarter million Californians live in areas highly...

Newtown: A Crisis of Faith

Eliezer Sobel | Posted 02.20.2013 | Religion
Eliezer Sobel

But my question remains: is it ever even possible to feel and experience a sense of utter and absolute safety in this life in the very same breath that we inhale the daily news?

I Hear the Voice of God

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

I hear the voice of god. Well, OK, it is Pat Robertson whispering in my ear, but that is pretty close. The subject of his whispers seems to be expan...

Freak 'Meteotsunamis' Can Strike On A Sunny Day

Posted 12.12.2012 | Green

By Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: SAN FRANCISCO — A freak wave killed seven people in Chicago on a sunny day on the shore of Lake Mi...

Feds Providing $250K For Tsunami Debris Removal

AP | BECKY BOHRER | Posted 09.16.2012 | Green

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Monday announced it will provide $250,000 in grants to five states affe...

What Began in Hiroshima Must End in Fukushima

Norman MacAfee | Posted 06.04.2011 | Green
Norman MacAfee

It was a bad idea all around for most of the human race. When Albert Einstein learned of the bombing of Hiroshima and the dawn of the Nuclear Age, he ...

Life in the Water

Reverend Billy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Reverend Billy

A short clip of Rev's sermon from last Sunday's Earthalujah service. Join us this week live in NYC and online at Revbilly.com. We have a schizophren...

Tsunami Quiz: Test Your Knowledge On The Killer Waves

National Geographic | Nancy Gupton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A tsunami can kill thousands of people and level entire blocks in mere seconds. See how much you know about these walls of water....

Tsunami Videos: Past & Present

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Following the massive earthquake in Chile, 25% of the world's population is bracing for a possible tsunami. What might that look like? Check out thes...