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Big Earthquake Hits Southern Mexico 3/20/12, Video

A very powerful earthquake struck southern Mexico this afternoon, and what is interesting, and maybe even a little bit ominous is the fact that another quake hit California very soon afterward — “back-to-back earthquakes” according to one commentary. Take a … Continue reading

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Quadrantids Meteor Shower, January 3/4, 2011

A meteor shower is a pretty cool thing to see, so if you happen to have clear skies, a warm jacket, and a comfy lawn chair or thick blanket, you might want to get outside this evening and gaze upward. … Continue reading

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Live Webcam from the Statue of Liberty

This is actually pretty neat. You have several different webcams to choose from, and there is sound in the background as well. Are those really sea gulls and a helicopter I hear? I think so. The sound, as well as … Continue reading

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Global Warming, Climate Change… Whatever You Want to Call It

Are you a global warming skeptic? Well, according to researchers at U.C. Berkeley, after you read their report, you should be “speechless.” ¬†They have compiled a billion temperature records dating back to the 1800’s from 15 sources around the world, … Continue reading

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Texas Wildfires Are Not the Worst: Video of a Decade of Fires

NASA just released satellite imagery of the past decade of fires around the globe. Africa beats Texas by a mile as far as fire goes, but most of their fires were intentionally set to clear farmland. If you can get … Continue reading

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San Antonio Earthquake Sets a New Record: Video

We have yet another record-breaking natural event in Texas this year. This time it’s the strongest earthquake ever recorded in the southern region of the state. A 4.8 magnitude earthquake struck Thursday morning 103 miles south of Austin. The tremor … Continue reading

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Texas Dust Storm, October 2011

We’ve got just about every kind of weather warning this morning – high winds, extreme fire danger, red flag warning, you name it. But at least here in the Houston area, we aren’t getting slammed with a dust storm — … Continue reading

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