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Passengers Went Through A Terrifying Ordeal When A Cruise Ship Sailed Right Through The Middle Of A Hurricane

Deck 14 needs some work… #anthemoftheaeas pic.twitter.com/oBn5Q862qs

— Greg (@flatgreg) February 8, 2016

Passengers in the Atlantic Ocean were in for a huge scare when a cruise ship ended up sailing into the heart of a massive hurricane on Sunday.

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On This Day In History - February 8

After spending nearly a decade as the power behind the throne, the prominent general and politician Constantius III became the co-Emperor of the Western Roman Empire in 421. 228 more words

International Travel

Natural Disasters, February 8

1969      Nor’easter

1969      Allende Meteorite falls near Pueblito de Allendem Chihuahua, Mexico.

1983      Melbourne Dust Storm hits Australia’s second largest city. The result of the worst drought on record and a day of severe weather conditions, a 320 meter deep dust cloud envelops the city, turning day into night. 30 more words

Natural Disasters, February 7

1812      New Madrid Earthquake, Missouri

2009      Black Saturday Bushfires, Australia (173) Bushfires in Victoria were the worse in Australia’s history.

2013      Nor’easter

1865      The birthday of Wilson Bentley, “The snowflake man”. 34 more words

Dear Whoever - Disasters and atheists

She's young, she's innocent, she's growing up in our dirty old world. And she's wondering what the hell is going on.
This is the world through the eyes of a child. 553 more words

Japan's Sakurajima Volcano Erupts 50km from Nuclear Plant*

Japan’s Sakurajima Volcano Erupts 50km from Nuclear Plant*

Japan’s Sakurajima volcano, situated about 50km from the Sendai nuclear station, has erupted with the country’s meteorological agency issuing an orange warning not to approach it. 324 more words


The Earth in Crisis?

I apologise for the following outburst, but some people say the stupidest things. I’ve been following a debate in the local newspaper; letters to the editor –  some rational, some not so – demands that we save the planet. 1,626 more words