Posts Tagged ‘erupting’

8 Earthquakes Recorded As New Fissure Blows Open On Erupting Spanish Volcano

MADRID (AP) — An erupting volcano on a Spanish island off northwest Africa blew open another fissure on its hillside Friday as authorities recorded eight new earthquakes up to magnitude 3.5. The new fissure is the third to crack open since the Cumbre Vieja crater erupted on La Palma island on Sept. 19. The prompt […]

An erupting volcano in Iceland is drawing tourists from around the world

A volcanic eruption that has been underway in Iceland for more than 50 days is offering an impressive new spectacle. Periods of calm followed by giant geysers of lava, hundreds of metres high, can be seen from the capital Reykjavik about 40 kilometres away. Security fencing has been put in place to stop curious observers […]

‘Huge’ Explosion Rocks St. Vincent As Volcano Keeps Erupting

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) — La Soufriere volcano fired an enormous amount of ash and hot gas early Monday in the biggest explosive eruption yet since volcanic activity began on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent late last week, with officials worried about the lives of those who have refused to evacuate. Experts called […]

Distorting Fascism to Sanitize Capitalism

The facile and indiscriminate use of the term fascism has led to a widespread misunderstanding and misuse of its meaning. Asked to define fascism, most people would respond in terms such as dictatorship, anti-Semitism, mass hysteria, efficient propaganda machine, mesmerizing oratory of a psychopathic leader, and the like. by Prof. Ismael Hossein-Zadeh Such a pervasive […]

Mysterious fish die-off at volcanic Lake Toba, Sumatra

     Lake Toba is the largest volcanic lake in the world occupying the caldera of a supervolcano on the Island of Sumatra in Indonesia. Millions of fish were found dead by fishermen between May 3 and May 5, 2016. Officials are unable to find the source of the mass killing but think it is linked […]

Pentagon report: U.S. warships unreliable, unable to deal with routine threats

     The US Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship struggled in drills at sea when it was tasked with deflecting a small group of attacking ships, according to a report published by the Pentagon. During the exercise, held in August and September 2015, the LCS (Littoral combat ship) class ship was able to repel the attack, but […]

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