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7 Natural Disasters That Might Happen in the Coming Years

There is no bigger force than nature. Every year natural disasters occur all over our planet. Despite the fact that we can fly into space, we still can’t withstand the forces of nature. Let’s find out which natural disasters are possible in the future. From bad solar storms to global earthquakes and meteor strikes, these catastrophic events might threaten the … Continue reading

Lightning Bolt Breaks Record With 700km Span

A bolt of lighting traveled the equivalent of the approx. distance between Boston and Washington DC. via unexplained-mysteries: Thunderstorms can be frightening at the best of times, but imagine a fork of lightning so extensive that it cuts across a distance of 700km in one go. Now according to the World Meteorological Organization, such a bolt from the blue – … Continue reading

Declining Insect Population Could Lead to ‘Collapse of Nature’

Worrying decline in insect populations across the world highlighted in new comprehensive review. via Unexplained-Mysteries: The study, which is based on 73 historical reports, has revealed that the decline in insect populations around the world is happening eight times faster than that of mammals, birds and reptiles. Within the next few decades, as much as one third of all insect … Continue reading

Unusual Whale-Dolphin Hybrid Discovered off Hawaii

Originally spotted last year, this unusual animal has since been confirmed to be a genuine cross-breed. In a new report from Cascadia Research Collective, scientists have concluded that the whale-dolphin is the result of a melon-headed whale breeding with a rough-toothed dolphin. “We had the photos and suspected it was a hybrid from morphological characteristics intermediate between species,” said marine … Continue reading

Mass Stranding of Over 140 Whales in Australia, A Few Rescued

Sad stuff, this appears to be one of the more bizarre events in nature. Not sure if this is more a modern issue or if it has been happening throughout time but hopefully we can come up with a way to help them avoid this. via CNN: More than 140 short-finned pilot whales died after a mass stranding on a … Continue reading

The World’s Last Remaining Male Northern White Rhino Dies in Kenya

“Northern white rhino is thought to be extinct in the wild due to poachers”. When will humans horrific and destructive affects on animals ever end?! via cnet: Wildlife officials at Ol Pejeta Conservancy euthanize the rare rhinoceros due to severe pain in his muscles and bones. It is with great sadness that Ol Pejeta Conservancy and the Dvůr Králové Zoo … Continue reading

Study Claims to Solve Mystery of How Animals’ Originated on Earth

The origin of animals on planet Earth has long been a mystery, however a new study, which examined 650 million-year-old rocks, claims to finally answer the age-old question. A research team from the Australian National University (ANU) studied ancient molecules buried in the rocks and discovered that a very particular set of circumstances led to the origin of life on … Continue reading

Incredible Golden Retriever Rescues Drowning Fawn Off Long Island Beach (Video)

A golden retriever leaped into the waters off Long Island during a morning walk over the weekend and, after a furious swim, returned with a drowning fawn in its mouth, its owner says. Owner Mark Freeley said he had been walking Storm along the sand at PJ Harbor after 8 a.m. Sunday when the dog jumped into the water and … Continue reading