Tag Archives: Pacific Ocean

Largest Volcano on Earth Lurks Beneath Pacific Ocean

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: LiveScience By By Becky Oskin, Staff Writer | LiveScience.com – Thu, 5 Sep, 2013 The world’s largest volcano lurks beneath the Pacific Ocean, researchers announced today (Sept. 5) in the journal Nature Geoscience. Called … Continue reading

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This Is What a Giant Squid Looks Like In the Wild

What an  amazing creature… TGO Refer to story below. Source: The Atlantic Wire By Dashiell Bennett | The Atlantic Wire – Tue, Jan 8, 2013 For the first time ever, scientists have managed to capture images of a living giant squid enjoying … Continue reading

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Philippine typhoon death toll tops 270

The death toll continues to climb… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press By By BULLIT MARQUEZ | Associated Press NEW BATAAN, Philippines (AP) — The death toll from a powerful typhoon in the southern Philippines climbed to more … Continue reading

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Total Solar Eclipse of 2012 Begins: First Photos

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Space.com By Mike Wall | SPACE.com The last total solar eclipse until 2015 has begun, with the moon’s shadow commencing its three-hour trek across Earth’s surface in far northern Australia. The total … Continue reading

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“Titanic” director makes first solo dive to Earth’s deepest point

This guy deserves a great deal of credit for doing this. Personally, I would never dive solo (or otherwise) to almost 36,000 feet. The number of things that could go wrong in such a “voyage” are countless. With the kinds … Continue reading

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Philippine quake kills 43

As the world’s population increases, natural disasters will become more and more destructive. This is especially true in third world countries. TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press By Jason Gutierrez | AFP A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the … Continue reading

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World rings in 2012 and bids adieu to a tough year

By all indications, 2012 may be just as bad (in terms of the economy) if not worse than 2011. Certainly, the outlook is not particularly optimistic – at least not in the United States. TGO Refer to story below. Source: … Continue reading

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Radioactive water leaks from crippled Japan plant

Someone, and I can’t remember who, once said that our technology had exceeded our humanity; personally I happen to believe this is true. I also believe that regardless of our technological advances, nature may eventually defeat us; as the Japanese … Continue reading

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