Monthly Archive: August, 2011

‘UFO’ sightings above crop circle fields

AFTER the crop circle has come the almost obligatory UFO sighting. This spectacular formation appeared overnight on July 28 in a field at West Woodhay. It immediately attracted hundreds of sightseers and simultaneously… Continue reading

Crop circles appear in Northumberland

SUSPECT markings in a field in Northumberland are causing a stir with villagers, motorists – and one irate landowner. People driving between Alnwick and Alnmouth are being treated to the unusual sight of… Continue reading

Oklahoma, Texas Wildfires Destroy Dozens of Homes

Hundreds of people in Texas and Oklahoma are fleeing their homes today as fast-burning wildfires, which have already destroyed more than 25 homes, burn throughout the neighboring states. A fire fueled by dry… Continue reading

Katia Expected to Become Hurricane

Tropical Storm Katia may grow into a hurricane in the next two days as it moves west-northwest through the mid-Atlantic Ocean, according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami. The storm’s winds increased… Continue reading

Bird Flu Back Again, U.N. Agency Warns

A new vaccine-resistant strain of avian H5N1 influenza has begun circulating in poultry flocks in Vietnam and China, posing “unpredictable risks to human health,” the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned on Monday.… Continue reading

Astronauts may evacuate space station in November

In the wake of a Russian rocket failure, NASA is considering evacuating the crew of the International Space Station later this year. The unprecedented move would mark the first time in more than… Continue reading

Is climate change making us crazy?

A new report warns that droughts and floods can fuel severe mental-health problems like anxiety, depression, and even suicide. Scientists worldwide are forecasting severe drought, unprecedented flooding, and scorching heat waves as a… Continue reading

Market crash ‘could hit within weeks’, warn bankers

A more severe crash than the one triggered by the collapse of Lehman Brothers could be on the way, according to alarm signals in the credit markets. Insurance on the debt of several… Continue reading

Heavy rains trigger landslide in Uganda- 23 dead

A massive landslide swallowed homes in eastern Uganda early Monday, killing at least 23 people, the Red Cross said. Torrential rains triggered the landslide, Red Cross spokeswoman Catherine Ntabadde said by phone from… Continue reading

4.9 earthquake strikes near site of Japan’s ancient super-volcano

Anytime a moderate earthquake strikes near a super-volcano, we take note. A 4.9 magnitude earthquake has struck south of the ancient super-volcanic Aira Caldera located in Kyushu, Japan. Aira Caldera (ja:姶良カルデラ Aira-Karudera) is a gigantic… Continue reading

El Hierro Earthquake Count Exceeds 4200

The number of daily earthquakes recorded on the smallest of the Canary Islands (Spain), El Hierro, has increased considerably in recent days. The Instituto Volcanologico de Canarias has also reported a 1cm inflation over… Continue reading

FEMA almost out of disaster funds

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The Federal Disaster Relief Fund, the pot of money used to help communities and individuals hit by disasters, is nearly depleted. That’s bad news for victims of both Hurricane… Continue reading

$45Billion Irene ‘One of Most Expensive Hurricanes’

She was expected to wreak havoc on Manhattan, wrecking homes, flooding cars and toppling trees as she roared across the city. But while Hurricane Irene did not strike New York with the ferocity… Continue reading

Video Compilation of Recent UFO Sightings during Hurricane Irene

We’ve been telling you who was behind Hurricane Irene and why, and now we present you to you the evidence: August 27, 2011 New York City, NY, USA A group of UFO formations… Continue reading

Small tremors rattle central California

A cluster of mild earthquakes rumbled early on Saturday near Pinnacles National Monument, site of an ancient volcano in central California, and were widely felt in and around the Monterrey Bay area. The… Continue reading

Shoppers fight over bottled water, flashlights and lobster… How a city prepared for a very New York hurricane

I knew something was amiss before I even left my apartment. My flatmate has locked the front door, presumably in the fear that hurricane Irene would try the handle first before barging in.… Continue reading

Huge Bubble Cloud over Beijing Skies Mystifies Observers

Transcript:  And finally… it was quite a sight over the skies of Beijing Thursday. A mysterious bubble cloud of sorts caught the attention of many in the city. The seemingly unique phenomenon has… Continue reading

10,000 earthquakes in swarm reported on German-Czech border- magma on the move say geologists

The Geophysical Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic says it has recorded almost 10,000 earthquakes during the last three days in West Bohemia, a region located close to the Czech Republic’s… Continue reading

Hurricane Irene Spawns Tornadoes

As Hurricane Irene moved north, with its winds and torrents of rain, it caused tornadoes in at least four states, and officials warned they could be as dangerous as the hurricane itself. Tornadoes were reported in New… Continue reading

Thousands of fish die in Emporia park lake

EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) — A state biologist says decomposing leaves probably caused the deaths of thousands of fish in city lake in Emporia. KVOE-AM reports ( ) the die-off happened over the weekend in… Continue reading

Hurricane Irene Could Affect Millions Of People In The U.S.

By MITCH WEISS, Associated Press NAGS HEAD, N.C. — Hurricane Irene began lashing the East Coast with rain Friday ahead of a weekend of violent weather that was almost certain to heap punishment… Continue reading

Suspected meteor lights up Peru sky

26 August 2011 Last updated at 01:35 ET – A suspected meteor streaked across the sky over the city of Cusco in Peru. Local officials were trying to determine where the object may… Continue reading

More Cracks Found in Washington Monument

An inspection of the Washington Monument Wednesday found more cracks in the pyramidion, the top section of structure, according to the National Parks Service. At least three cracks are large enough to let… Continue reading

Blistering Heat-Waves Continue

Balkans- people collapsing on the street, roads melting Officials in the Balkans are trying to cope with a near-record heat wave as temperatures soar across much of eastern Europe, with wildfires raging and people… Continue reading

Is God Trying To Say Something?

There are times you just have to wonder. A hurricane that appears to be taking dead aim at both Washington DC and Wall Street? Gee, I wonder if there’s an embedded message in… Continue reading