Russia: Peat Fires Smolder in Siberia Despite Bone-Chilling Temperatures


Siberian peat fires have continued to burn after a year of record-setting wildfires in and around the Arctic Circle despite temperatures below minus 50 degrees Celsius, The Siberian Times reported. Footage showing smoke rising from the snow in January and November offers physical evidence of the “zombie fire” phenomenon, which describes summertime blazes that continue smoldering through theContinue reading “Russia: Peat Fires Smolder in Siberia Despite Bone-Chilling Temperatures”

Woman lived in abandoned village alone for 47 years after it washed into sea


Elizabeth Prettejohn lived in Hallsands, Devon for nearly 50 years following a devastating storm which destroyed the whole village and forced everyone else to flee. By; Howard Love and Sam Truelove/UK Mirror Not everyone can say they have lived in an abandoned village Not many have done so alone for 47 years, either. Elizabeth PrettejohnContinue reading “Woman lived in abandoned village alone for 47 years after it washed into sea”

How Humans Sank New Orleans


Engineering put the Crescent City below sea level. Now, its future is at risk. Downtown New Orleans and the Mississippi River, with the French Quarter in the foreground and the West Bank in the distance. Lorenzo Serafini Boni / Emily Jan / The Atlantic.   By: Richard Campanella/The Atlantic Below sea level. It’s a universallyContinue reading “How Humans Sank New Orleans”

Hotel Confidential: Miss “It”


Her high heels announced her entrance into the hotel  with extra  loud clacking, she walked with purpose. Within mega seconds,  Miss It , loudly asked if  there was someone in the back who could help her,  she wanted to go to bed!  There was only person ahead of her. but for Miss it , oneContinue reading “Hotel Confidential: Miss “It””

Democrats Not Ready for Prime Time or Impeachment Hearings


Sometimes the referee has to call the game. It could be weather related or unsafe conditions for the players. Yesterday, Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler should have called the meeting within the first half hour.  It was clear the President’s mid level errand boy wasn’t going to answer questions. Instead of calling the meeting. Which wouldContinue reading “Democrats Not Ready for Prime Time or Impeachment Hearings”

Fresh Not Frozen: “Paradise Gone”


Eighty seven miles northeast of Sacramento is the City of Paradise. Last night around 6:45 pm “The Camp Fire” Jump a line and destroyed this eighteen square mile city, population 27,000. As of 4am today more than 35,000 people have been evacuated in the area as the fire has not been contained. Six people haveContinue reading “Fresh Not Frozen: “Paradise Gone””

‘Losing all the glaciers in Switzerland is not that far away’


The Rhône glacier. Photo: Max Schmid/Swiss Tourism By Sean Mowbray/The Local A child born in Switzerland today will likely live to see the turn of the 22nd century. If scientists are right, the views they’ll see will have changed remarkably, writes The Local contributor Sean Mowbray. For one, they will likely shiver less in winterContinue reading “‘Losing all the glaciers in Switzerland is not that far away’”

Grey hair grows faster


Oh my fucking gawd! I’m thirty. It was devastating, my youth! Turning forty was less shocking however, I spent the first two years of my forties saying I was thirty nine. One day, I noticed a grey hair in my goatee, I didn’t think anything about it. A few days later there were three, allContinue reading “Grey hair grows faster”

Just how Red is Florida?


  Since 1936, Florida has picked the winner of the presidential election 19 out 21 times and in no other state has the Hispanic vote proved more valuable in helping determine who will lead the nation for the next four years. In 2016 Presidential Election. Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton by 115,000 thousand votes HurricaneContinue reading “Just how Red is Florida?”

Puerto Rico By the Numbers


  Home to 3.4 Million Americans Iowa 3.1 Million Americans Utah 3 Million Americans Mississippi 2.9 Million Americans Arkansas 2.9 Million Americans Nevada 2.9 Million Americans Kansas 2.9 Million Americans New Mexico 2.1 Million Americans Nebraska 1.9 Million Americans West Virginia 1.8 Million Americans Idaho 1.7 Million Americans There are more Americans In Puerto RicoContinue reading “Puerto Rico By the Numbers”