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January 17, 2018 7:38 AM The incredible moment a meteorite bursts through the atmosphere and lights up the night sky over Detroit before causing an EARTHQUAKE as it crashes down to earth

Footage of a meteorite falling from the heavens was captured by multiple cameras throughout Michigan Tuesday evening. One clip shows a street view of a quiet, snowy residential neighborhood located just outside of Detroit. As the camera focuses on cars going by, the night sky increasingly turns a cosmic green. At the top of the screen a small object 9

January 7, 2018 8:00 AM India EARTHQUAKE: Huge 5.5 magnitude quake rocks Indian border with Myanmar

INDIA's border with Myanmar (formerly Burma) has been rocked by a huge 5.5 magnitude earthquake, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The quake struck at 6.47am GMT at a depth of 14 miles (22.8km) near the Indian village of Imphal – which has a population of around 224,000. The region is a bed for seismic activity due collisions of the India 15

December 8, 2017 12:05 PM Earthquake-proof house can fold in half and cost as little as £19,000

The houses take just one day to be asembled. An Italian architect has designed a foldable and "earthquake-proof" house that takes less than a day to put up. The M.A.Di homes, designed by Renato Vidal, can fold flat and use cross-laminated wood to help brace for earthquakes. Because of the foldable design, the homes are easily movable and can be used as safe houses 24

December 4, 2017 3:04 PM The magnificent flying machines of WWII and their deadly payloads as never seen before: Colourised images bring pilot's daring escapades to life

Striking images of fighter planes and bombs used during the Second World War have been brought into the twenty-first century after being expertly colourised. The vivid colour images show crashed aircraft engulfed in flames, captured Nazi prototype planes, and military troops working to get jets and bombs into working condition. One image features the B29 aircraft 11

December 1, 2017 3:26 AM Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 strikes off northeast Papua New Guinea

SYDNEY, Dec 1 (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck the northeast coast of the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea on Thursday, the United States Geographical Survey (USGS) said. The quake hit at 0250 GMT at a depth of around 53 km (37 miles), according to USGS. No tsunami warning was immediately issued. Quakes are common in Papua 6

November 24, 2017 8:55 AM Magnitude 4.3 earthquake injures 36 in western Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iranian state TV is reporting a magnitude 4.3 earthquake has injured 36 people in the western province of Lorestan. Reza Aryaee, an official in the disaster management organization of Lorestan province, said most of the injuries occurred when people rushed to leave their houses. He said most of the injured were discharged after treatment 4

November 23, 2017 4:15 PM Boston archbishop decries end to protections for Haitians

BOSTON (AP) - The Vatican's top churchman in Boston is decrying the Trump administration's decision to end temporary protected status for tens of thousands of immigrants who fled hardship in Haiti. Cardinal Sean O'Malley says the government's decision this week to end the special designation effective July 2019 runs counter to "the spirit of gratitude 5

November 21, 2017 12:41 PM The home that takes SIX hours to build: Flat pack family house costing £25,000 can be collapsed and moved to a new location and is even earthquake proof

This is the innovative flat pack folding home which costs just £24,800, takes only six hours to build and can be collapsed and moved to a new location. Photos show components of the M.A.Di Home being produced in a factory in Italy, transported by truck and being unfolded and easily assembled on site. Time-lapse photos show the modern earthquake-proof 11 1

November 20, 2017 12:04 AM Massive earthquake strikes Pacific Ocean triggering TSUNAMI waves near Australia

A MASSIVE 7.0 magnitude earthquake has erupted off the coast of Australia as tsunami warning are issued. The powerful force emerged in the Pacific east of New Caledonia and Vanuatu. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said: “Government agencies responsible for threatened coastal areas should take action to inform and instruct any coastal populations populations 10

November 13, 2017 12:00 AM BREAKING: Huge 5.8 magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan coast

A HUGE 5.8 magnitude earthquake has stuck of the east coast of the Japan, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The quake hit 218 miles (351 km) east of Sendai, Honshu, at a depth of 5.9 miles (9.5 km). The USGS initially recorded the quake as having a 6.1 magnitude but this was later downgraded to a 5.8. It is unclear yet if there was any damage 39