Category Archives: Environment

Giant ‘earthquake fish’ caught after 2 quakes strike eastern Taiwan

Huge Oarfish (over 16 feet long) caught off coast of eastern Taiwan after earthquake TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese fishermen on Friday (Nov. 6) caught a massive oarfish (Regalecus glesne) nearly 5 meters in length off the coast of eastern … Continue reading

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Look at the difference between these two images of the 3 Gorges Dam in China, one by Google Maps, the other by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Images that appear to show China’s Three Gorges Dam warping badly are causing concern on Chinese social media, but the Chinese government is downplaying the risk to the facility, which it declares is in an “elastic … Continue reading

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The “leaning tower” of San Francisco The situation at San Francisco’s sinking skyscraper is so dire, residents are selling their condos at a loss of millions.   The well-heeled residents of San Francisco’s leaning, sinking skyscraper are scrambling to sell … Continue reading

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The 40,000 mile volcano

Oceanographers have inaugurated a deep-sea observatory to study the volcanoes and hydrothermal vents of the Juan de Fuca mid ocean ridge, a dark ecosystem where the Earth’s tectonic plates are spreading apart.   SOURCE

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Large Iceberg spurs mini Tsunami

Iceberg breaking up in the Ilulissat icefjord, close to an archaeological site called Sermermiut. *A quick note – some of the external links to this video have mixed information. To be more precise, this is a large iceberg breaking up, … Continue reading

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NEW Revolutionary Architectural Designs by the UK for China’s Tallest Building Ever Just May Save the World in Process

While the architectures of yesteryear are often blamed for urban decay, today’s buildings could be responsible for its renewal. Jutting from the ground like two giant stalagmites, the latest design from UK architecture firm Chetwoods is going to blow the … Continue reading

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Amazing New Initiative to build a floating pool that filters river water off the shores of New York City!

+ Pool is our initiative to build a floating pool for everyone in the rivers of New York City, and we need your help. We’ve spent the last year working with engineers, swimmers, consultants and planners studying what it would … Continue reading

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Urbee 2, the 3D-Printed Car

  In early 1903, physician and car enthusiast Horatio Nelson Jackson accepted a $50 bet that he could not cross the United States by car. Just a few weeks later, on May 23, he and mechanic Sewall K. Crocker climbed … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: Deep Space Industries plans on mining asteroids in space by the year 2015

Deep Space Industries, a newly established private company, has announced it plans to deploy a mining company into space by the year 2015 with the goal of extracting raw materials from nearby asteroids. The asteroids are believed to contain gases … Continue reading

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Analysis Video Report: Will Russia and China try to become a NATO of the East?

China and Russia are hailing what they say is a new era of strong co-operation – its symbol: the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit taking place in Beijing. The one-time cold-war rivals, have pledged to strengthen their cooperation on foreign … Continue reading

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