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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...

Super-Volcano Not To Blame For Humans' Near-Extinction, Ash Study Shows

Posted 04.30.2013 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor Published: 04/29/2013 03:04 PM EDT on LiveScience A supervolcanic eruption thought to have nearl...

PHOTOS: 12 Sizzling Volcanoes

Trippy | Posted 11.03.2012 | Travel
Trippy

A natural phenomenon even most hardcore travelers never get to see in action, volcanoes are among the world's most fascinating wonders.

WATCH: Flying Through An Ash Cloud

Posted 12.08.2011 | Travel

More than a year after the epic eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland halted air travel, scientists are coming up with a way for pilots ...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

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DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

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Iceland Volcano Emits 'Massive' New Ash Cloud, Airports Closed

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBLIN — Iceland's volcano has produced a 1,000-mile-wide (1,600 kilometer-wide) ash cloud off the west coast of Ireland that will force western...

Greensburg, Kansas: From Green-town to Clean-town

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
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Michael DeJong

After a tornado destroyed 95% of the town, Greensburg, Kansas reinvented itself by striving to become the greenest community imaginable.

Getting Home

Joy Yoon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joy Yoon

This whole scenario is reminiscent of Steve Martin and John Candy's Planes, Trains, and Automobiles With airports closed down and hundreds of flights canceled, what lengths will we go to get home?

Volcanoes: Nature's Toxic Smokestacks

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Douglas Fields

If powerful jet engines of a 747 jumbo jet can be choked to death in an instant by inhaling volcanic ash, what about delicate lungs of human beings?

Tarmac Rules Trap Passengers and Airlines on a Flight to Nowhere

Christine Negroni | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Negroni

The largest expense categories for airlines are those most difficult to control; fuel and labor. They simply can't fly a planeload of passengers for what they make on tickets alone.

Stranded Passengers Take Showers In Airport Sinks, Fight Off Boredom

AP | MEGAN K. SCOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — During her first four days living in an airport, Dominica Zschiesche cleaned her body with hand wipes and used a public bathroom sink...

Iceland's Farmers Try To Save Animals From Toxic Ash

AP | CARLO PIOVANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

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Letter From Paris: While Iceland's Volcanic Ash Hovers Above

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Beth Arnold

All I can tell you is that since Iceland's volcano has been erupting, and the ash cloud has been flowing over us, Spring has flowered in Paris.

Today's Front Pages: April 19th

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Eyjafjallajoekull, the Icelandic volcano with the unpronounceable name, is still disrupting flights around the world and still dominating newspaper co...

Escape From New York: Passengers Still Stranded After Canceled Flights

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Icelandic volcano which is costing New York City a reported $250 million in tourism has also stranded travelers in the city. Several flights t...

Volcanic Ash PHOTOS: Incredible Images Of Eyjafjallajokull Volcano Eruption

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A cloud of volcanic matter has risen over much of Europe from the erupting Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland. A major eruption occured on April 14, ...

Volcanic Ash Sees Surge In Demand For Private Jets

The Globe and Mail | Siri Agrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The British bride-to-be who called PrivateFly this weekend had not slept for two days. She had flown to the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on a la...

Experts Differ On Health Risk Of Volcanic Ash

AP | ELIANE ENGELER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

GENEVA — Europeans should try to stay indoors if ash from Iceland's volcano starts settling, the World Health Organization warned Friday as smal...

Iceland Volcanic Ash Cloud Over Europe (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Airports remained closed for a second day as volcanic ash from Iceland spread across Europe. As the AP reported: "Eurocontrol, the European air traf...

Today's Front Pages: April 16th

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Iceland's volcanic ash is delaying flights across Europe and making headlines here. The Yankees game in which Robinson Cano hit two home runs also m...