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September 13, 2018 12:45 AM Spectacular super bloom transforms South African desert

Each spring, for a few short weeks, kaleidoscopic carpets of wild flowers transform vast swathes of arid land along South Africa's western seaboard into a vivid explosion of colour. These "super blooms" occur in deserts and arid landscapes around the world, but few are as consistent or diverse as South Africa's flower season. Typically lasting for just a few weeks 6

August 28, 2018 8:48 PM Astronaut candidate first to resign from NASA training in 50 YEARS after citing personal reasons

Astronaut candidate, 34, is the first to resign from NASA training in 50 YEARS after citing personal reasons An astronaut-in-training has quit NASA, the first time it has happened in 50 years. Astronaut candidate Robb Kulin, 34, resigned halfway through his two years of training at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. NASA spokeswoman Brandi Dean said Kulin's 2

August 6, 2018 2:41 PM Holidaymakers EVACUATED from beach after children find unexploded shell

HOLIDAYMAKERS were evacuated from a beach after children discovered an unexploded shell in the sand. Police and coastguards formed an exclusion zone around the ordnance in Frinton, Essex, after it was found at about 4.20pm on Saturday. The Army Bomb Disposal Unit was called in, and carried out a controlled explosion on Sunday morning. Councillor Richard 47

July 11, 2018 5:45 AM HUGE gas EXPLOSION completely destroys buildings in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, USA

A HUGE EXPLOSION from a gas line in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, has completely destroyed buildings and has prompted evacuations, Dane Country Sheriff's Office reported. Paul Logan, Dane County Sheriff's Department operations manager, said several people were hurt in the explosion in Sun Prairie, which has about 30,000 people. Ben Handelsman, a local reporter 18

July 3, 2018 5:09 AM Hawaii volcano eruption: Kilauea ash and lava has now turned into TEN STOREY mountain

THE ERUPTING Hawaii volcano has now created a volcanic cone that is the size of one of the island state’s mot iconic buildings, according to US scientists. Kilauea first exploded at the start of May, and now has a cone equivalent to the height to the Aloha Tower. The iconic Honolulu building is ten storeys tall, reaching 184 feet at its highest point 25

July 2, 2018 2:00 PM Hawaii volcano eruption map: Latest lava flow aerial pictures as Kilauea fissures erupt

HAWAII’S Kilauea volcano is still erupting lava and molten rock across Big Island. Here are the latest lava flow aerial pictures as Kilauea fissures erupt. At 1.24am local time this morning, a collapse explosion event occurred at K?lauea's summit, according to USGs. An ash-poor plume rose 1,200 ft above the ground surface and the energy released by the event 17

June 30, 2018 6:02 PM Gaza officials say blast, cause unknown, kills 2 residents

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza says a mysterious explosion has killed two residents and injured eight others, three seriously. Local media reports said Saturday's blast rocked a house in the city's eastern neighborhood of Shejaeya. Other reports said it was a fireworks workshop. There was no immediate comment from Hamas 12

June 29, 2018 8:28 PM 2nd worker dies from hospital explosion

GATESVILLE, Texas (AP) - A second worker has died from an explosion at a Central Texas hospital that left more than a dozen injured. Police reported the death of 36-year-old Filiberto Morales of Round Rock, Texas, who died Thursday after being injured in an explosion Tuesday at Coryell Memorial Hospital in Gatesville. Police say Morales was working at the construction 8

June 29, 2018 5:42 PM The Latest: 2 soldiers dead in attack on West African force

At least two soldiers have been killed in an attack on the Malian headquarters of a new, five-nation counterterror force in West Africa. G5 Sahel spokesman Abdoul Salam Diagana tells The Associated Press that several others are injured and the toll "will evolve." He says two attackers also have been killed, with two others captured. The force commander 9

June 21, 2018 3:29 AM Hawaii volcano eruption will 'CHANGE the landscape'

AS WELL as coming to terms with the destruction of their homes and loss of property, residents of Hawaii’s Big Island are also having to deal with their home habitat changing beyond recognition as a result of the Kilauea eruption. More than 2,000 people have been evacuated from their homes since the eruption started more than one month ago. As of Monday 31