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  • People run for their lives as tsunami hits Greenland after earthquake 01:21

    People run for their lives as tsunami hits Greenland after earthquake

    Four people were listed as missing Sunday after an earthquake sparked a tsunami off Greenland and forced some residents to be evacuated. Police Chief Bjorn Tegner Bay said he was unable to confirm whether there had been fatalities. However he said, 11 houses had been swept away after a magnitude 4 overnight quake off Uuummannaq, a small island well above the arctic circle. There were also reports of waves striking two other villages.

    3 days
  • Lightning really does strike twice 00:40

    Lightning really does strike twice

    A customer stuck inside a Pittsburgh Dairy Queen during a storm captured lightning striking the restaurant twice and setting part of it on fire. She says rescuers got everyone out, and no one was hurt.

    4 days
  • See Monster Tornado's Path of Destruction 00:58

    See Monster Tornado's Path of Destruction

    Twisters have been ravaging the Midwest and leveling communities in their path. A barn appeared to disintegrate as a monster tornado ripped along a country road and took the roof off a home in Wyoming. In videos posted online, there are flashes as utility poles are torn out of the ground. "It debarked some of the trees nearby there," storm chaser Aaron Rigsby told Inside Edition. In Nebraska, not a stick of one barn was left standing after it was shredded by a tornado.

    1 week
  • Birth cry of a baby star captured for first time 00:36

    Birth cry of a baby star captured for first time

    Researchers have captured the 'birth cry' of a baby star for the first time. They observed a huge flow of gas rocketing from a maturing star known as Orion KL Source 1, which is 1,400 light-years away from Earth. This allowed the team to determine how the gas was launched from the baby star and solve a long-standing mystery on how stars form.

    1 week
  • Caught On Camera: Sinkhole expands, engulfs van and tree 00:14

    Caught On Camera: Sinkhole expands, engulfs van and tree

    On Saturday morning a sinkhole appeared on a road of Nantong city, in east China’s Jiangsu province. The hole continued to expand, engulfing a van and a tree at its edge.

    2 weeks
  • Fascinating video shows dung beetle harvesting lizard 01:39

    Fascinating video shows dung beetle harvesting lizard

    The amazing video, shared by Invertebrate Studies Institute, shows a dung beetle harvesting a large lizard in a desert.

    2 weeks
  • Rare waterspout recorded in waters off Beihai, S. China 00:24

    Rare waterspout recorded in waters off Beihai, S. China

    A rare waterspout was spotted off the coast of Beihai City, in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Wednesday, in a jaw-dropping scene that fascinated residents. Witnesses were quick to take out their phones and record the first video footage of a vortex of water swirling near the city. The whirlwind lasted for about ten minutes.

    2 weeks
  • Massive tornado touches down near Three Hills Alberta 00:39

    Massive tornado touches down near Three Hills Alberta

    Video shows a huge tornado touching down near a highway where cars and trucks continued to drive. The tornado touched down in the Three Hills area of Alberta, Canada, on Friday evening, according to ABC News. The twister did not injure or kill anyone, though some property was damaged.

    3 weeks
  • Incredible footage shows massive hailstorms falling outside 00:29

    Incredible footage shows massive hailstorms falling outside

    Severe thunder and 'golf ball-sized' hailstorms ripped through the tri-state area, toppling trees onto houses and blowing off roofs. Tornado warnings were issued in New York and Connecticut after hours of heavy rain, thunder and lightning on Wednesday evening. Astounded residents filmed ominous funnel clouds forming in the sky and hail relentlessly pounding cars, porches and parking lots - just weeks before the first day of summer.

    3 weeks
  • Talk about a rubbish day: Hurricane blows bin on top of man 00:29

    Talk about a rubbish day: Hurricane blows bin on top of man

    Man makes miracle escape when a giant RUBBISH BIN lands on top of him as Moscow is struck by its 'deadliest storm in more than 100 years' So far 14 people have been killed as freak winds hit the Russian capital CCTV footage shows the moment the green bin was whipped up into the air It flies up through the air and along the ground before landing on top of the man The man escaped and was not believed to have been injured in the accident

    3 weeks
  • Terrifying moment student nearly struck by lightning 00:20

    Terrifying moment student nearly struck by lightning

    This is the moment a gigantic bolt of lightning came within metres of striking a student and his friends who had gone outside to film a storm on SNAPCHAT. Footage shows lightning which sounds like a gunshot hitting a house, missing Alex Sawyer, 23, and his pals by 20 metres. The University of Plymouth student captured the terrifying moment in Mutley, Devon, on his mobile phone and described it like "fire raining down from the sky".

    3 weeks
  • Terrifying lightning storms captured over Plymouth 00:51

    Terrifying lightning storms captured over Plymouth

    Various videos showing Lightning over Plymouth during the storms in the early hours of Saturday morning - 27/05/17

    3 weeks
  • Chinese Mantis Eating A Centipede 02:06

    Chinese Mantis Eating A Centipede

    Nom, nom, nom, nom.

    4 weeks
  • Stunning timelapse captures cloud 'waves' in Grand Canyon 02:30

    Stunning timelapse captures cloud 'waves' in Grand Canyon

    SKYGLOWPROJECT captured the stunning images at one of America's greatest national treasures.

    1 month
  • Mesmerizing timelapse of lava flowing from Kilauea Volcano 01:06

    Mesmerizing timelapse of lava flowing from Kilauea Volcano

    Time-lapse video captured lava oozing from Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii on Friday (19 May). According to the film crew from Eppix Adventures Photography, the lava travelled over 6km. Kilauea is one of the most active volcanoes on Earth and has been erupting on a continuous basis since 1983

    1 month
  • Stunning vision of whales in Sydney Harbour 00:28

    Stunning vision of whales in Sydney Harbour

    Stunning photos of a pair of humpback whales have emerged from a recent Sydney Harbour tour depicting the magnificent mammals in their full glory. Delighted tourists were treated to a remarkable display from the whales - which has been hailed the best in 10 years - as their boat toured around the harbour entrance in search of the gentle giants. The huge animals didn't disappoint as they leaped into the air between North Head and South Head as eager onlookers were at the ready with their cameras on Sunday. Around 50 sightseers were lucky enough to witness the rare phenomenon of a double breach - where two whales simultaneously leap out of the water. Some were lucky enough to capture the perfect shot, with the picturesque backdrop of Sydney's city and harbour in the background. Tour organisers Whale Watching Sydney expressed their delight on Facebook after suggesting the sightings so early in the season were a moment to savor. 'I'm a little speechless here, second day of the season and we are already seeing double breaches. Quite the afternoon we had,' the tour company commented online. Jonas Liebschner of Whale Watching Sydney, who took the remarkable photos, told Daily Mail Australia the sightings were extremely rare. 'In 10 years of doing this work in Sydney Harbour that's the best double breaching photo I've seen.' 'In a season, you will normally see it happen probably twice, so for it to happen so early in the season, it's special,' he added.

    1 month
  • Amazing Timelapse Of A Dynastes Hercules Rhinoceros Beetle 01:21

    Amazing Timelapse Of A Dynastes Hercules Rhinoceros Beetle

    Disgusting yet beautiful metamorphosis timelapse.

    1 month
  • Storm Chasers Narrowly Escape As Deadly Tornado Hits Oklahoma 01:17

    Storm Chasers Narrowly Escape As Deadly Tornado Hits Oklahoma

    Storm chasers in Oklahoma faced a frightening array of dangers as one vehicle spun out of control and another was brushed by a tornado.

    1 month
  • Incredible moment a 15ft high dust devil spins like a TORNADO through industrial park in Shropshire 01:00

    Incredible moment a 15ft high dust devil spins like a TORNADO through industrial park in Shropshire

    This is the incredible moment a huge dust devil, more commonly seen in deserts, was caught on camera swirling around an industrial park - in SHROPSHIRE. Managing director Stuart Jones was walking across his site when the piles of dust suddenly whipped up several feet into the air in front of him. He managed to get his phone out and film the dust swirling around the yard like a mini tornado. His one-minute video shows the 15ft high dust devil gathering pace as it moves around the site before it eventually fizzles out. The phenomenon, which is known as a dust devil, is more common in desert or arid landscapes. But Mr Jones filmed it at his Ridgway Rentals plant in Oswestry, Shrops., last Wednesday (10/5). He said: 'At first I thought it was a mini-tornado by there was absolutely no wind in the yard at all. 'We have had similar things that might rise up from the ground a few feet then disappear almost immediately but nothing as spectacular as this before. 'You can really hear it blowing and it's certainly something quite amazing to see. 'Luckily all our Plant Rental Machinery is of a huge weight so was totally unaffected by the power of the swirling updraft and nobody came to any harm.' Dust Devils are similar to tornadoes with both weather phenomenons being a swirling updraft under conditions during fair weather. They form when hot air near the surface of the earth rises quickly through a small pocket of cooler, low-pressure air above it. The column of hot air then begins to rotate if the conditions are right and stretches vertically as the air rapidly rises. They are known as dust devils because in many countries around the world they were thought to be bad spirits. Aborigines would warn their children a spirit will emerge from the cloud of hot air if they misbehave. The Navajo Indians in North America also say a good spirit will spin clockwise and a bad spirit anti-clockwise. Across the Middle East they are known as djin, genies or devils and they are even known to rise up on the surface of Mars. In Texas in 2010, three children in an inflatable bouncy castle were picked up by a dust devil and lifted over 10 feet travelling over a fence and landing in a backyard three houses away.

    1 month
  • Gross moment a razor fish spews grit as it burrows into the sand during low tide 00:38

    Gross moment a razor fish spews grit as it burrows into the sand during low tide

    This is the bizarre moment a razor clam defecates on a beach as it burrows into the sand. Razor clams use a long muscle inside their shell to help them get below the surface of the sand. In this video, the clam is worming its way down into the ground, when it decides to unload itself. The clam can be seen to spurt out a jet of a black substance, before continuing to burrow. Razor clams have two siphons - an inhalant, and an exit siphon - which are next to each other and at the opposite end of their foot. Razor clams are long and rectangular and can grow up to nine inches (23cm) though many are smaller than this. Their shells are fragile and open at each end. They don't have eyes or a head, but do have a mouth, a heart, kidneys, gills and an anus. In the video, it appears the clam is getting rid of some of its way before it gets into the sand to hunt. Razor clams are bivalves, which means they filter water as they feed. They mostly eat plankton, which they take on through one siphon. As it moves through them, they use another siphon to expel the water. The Pacific razor clam was spotted on the cost of Oregon last month.

    1 month
  • Amazing drone footage of Volcán de Fuego erupting in Guatemala 01:59

    Amazing drone footage of Volcán de Fuego erupting in Guatemala

    A daring photographer captured startling images of an erupting volcano - and he even managed to shoot the mesmerising milky way in the background. Albert Dros camped out under the stars in order to get the perfect shot of Fuego Volcano in Guatemala mid eruption. The burning lava can be seen spurting out of the top of the mountain while the beautiful milk way glistens in the background.

    2 months
  • Lightning bolt strikes the field and sends players and staff running for cover 02:17
  • Bubbling lava lake looks like the end of the world 00:33

    Bubbling lava lake looks like the end of the world

    It looks like the end of the world - but this bubbling red fire is actually a lava lake. The molten lava churns in on itself as fresh magma from below the Earth's crust arrives at the surface, before cooling and forming black crusts, which explode in flames. The incredible lava lake, at Mount Nyirangogo, an active volcano in Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, was caught on camera by photographer Scott Ramsay during a hiking trip with pals.

    2 months
  • Incredible Video of double sunset which looks just like a scene from Starwars 00:34

    Incredible Video of double sunset which looks just like a scene from Starwars

    Just before 'Star Wars Day' a film-buff photographer snapped this awesome double sunset - that looks just like a scene from the epic franchise. Kevin Lewis, , spotted the amazing sight which is almost identical to an iconic shot from the first filmed movie in the series 'A New Hope'. Legendary hero Luke Skywalker looks out from his home on the planet of Tatooine to gaze at two suns - dreaming of adventure and joining the space rebellion. At that moment he does not know he is about to jet off to the stars with Jedi Master Obi Wan Kenobi and lovable rogue Han Solo.

    2 months
  • Two Giant Killer Hornet Colonies Fight to the Death 03:25

    Two Giant Killer Hornet Colonies Fight to the Death

    A giant killer hornet war is waged between two colonies, and the resources, territories, and survival of a new generation are at stake. Watch the battle unfold as these huge hornets risk their lives for their kingdoms.

    2 months
  • Rising river water sweeps pedestrians off their feet in northwestern China 00:34

    Rising river water sweeps pedestrians off their feet in northwestern China

    Shocking footage has emerged from China of a wave sweeping nine people off their feet near a river. The video, captured in Linxia, Gansu Province on Thursday, shows the wave surging over the river bank and hitting the pedestrians walking on it. Nine people were reportedly caught in the water and were sent to hospital, two of them had severe injuries.

    2 months
  • Traffic Stop: Tornado rips through city near Dallas, Texas 01:05

    Traffic Stop: Tornado rips through city near Dallas, Texas

    Authorities said on Saturday that fatalities have been reported and dozens of people were taken to hospitals after a tornado hit a small city in the eastern part of the US state of Texas. Powerful storms swept through Canton, leaving behind a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes.

    2 months
  • Couple films Everest avalanche as it comes towards them 00:32

    Couple films Everest avalanche as it comes towards them

    A terrified couple thought it was 'the end' when they saw an avalanche hurtling towards them while trekking at the bottom of a steep valley near Everest. Holly Cowie, from London, and Axel Haudiquet, from France, were hiking near Langtang Village in Nepal when they were caught in the avalanche trigged by an earthquake. As the pair ran under a tree for safety, they captured terrifying footage showing the earth shaking and a cloud of dust rising into the sky before the avalanche hit. Speaking to the Smithsonian, two years after the incident, Holly said: 'There was a loud roaring. 'I looked back up the valley towards Langtang, the village itself, and could see a big cloud approaching. 'Amongst this, the roar of the wind. It then went dark.' The couple's footage shows the mountainside shaking violently as the earthquake got worse. Looking up the mountain, a large cloud of smoke rises through the trees and rocks fall down the crags. Holly and Axel scrambled behind a tree and clung on to the branch in a bid to protect themselves. The couple were submerged in dirt and debris when the avalanche hit and the pair feared for their lives. Axel said: 'I remember seeing the leaves of the trees shaking. 'I didn't know what it was. And then the earth moved. 'For a second I thought "oh cool, it's an earthquake." First time in my life I experienced an earthquake. 'We were probably in the worst place you want to be for an earthquake because we were at the bottom of a steep valley. 'Then I realised something was coming towards us. 'I couldn't see Holly and I had no idea where I was. That's it. It's the end. I was terrified.' Holly and Axel had arrived in Nepal ten days earlier and were caught in the 7.8 magnitude earthquake. The earthquake and avalanche killed around 9,000 people on April 25 2015, destroying Langtang Village. She told MailOnline in 2015: 'I didn't think earthquake, I don't know what I thought it was. We ran a bit left and then right, it was hard to know where to go as we couldn't see anything coming for us. 'Luckily my boyfriend twigged what was happening and we ran for a bush and knelt behind it. 'It was really noisy and things were falling all around us. A big stone fell next to us and split in two. 'It was really calm when the earthquake stopped shaking but we knew we weren't safe and ran to a bigger tree. 'When I looked up the valley there was a billowing brown cloud coming straight for us down the valley. I had no idea what it could be.' After the the couple found their guide, they made their way down the mountain and found other tourists who were badly injured, including an Australian believed to ahve broken her back. Holly said she burst into tears when she was offered a chocolate bar and when they reached the British Embassy in Kathmandu. The couple had planned to spend a few weeks in India but cut their trip short because of the earthquake. Holly said she had a white scarf given to travellers for luck tied to her backpack also survived the quake.

    2 months
  • Mesmerising timelapse of the Milky Way is captured from the cockpit of a plane 02:39

    Mesmerising timelapse of the Milky Way is captured from the cockpit of a plane

    A stunning ‘FlightLapse’ reveals the night sky from a pilot’s perspective. While traveling from Europe to South America, Sales Wick shot the mesmerising flight – highlighting glowing cities and the glittering Milky Way. The 5,000 mile (8,000km) journey was shot using a Sony a7S camera from the cockpit of an Airbus A340 passenger flying at 500mph (800kph). The project, called 'Beyond the Clouds', is a timelapse of a flight that left Zurich, Switzerland at 9:50PM BST (4:50PM ET) and arrived in Sao Paulo, Brazil 4:35AM BST (11:35PM ET). ‘Flying through the night, while the world beneath us is at sleep, is a pretty common thing as a long haul pilot,’ Mr Wick wrote on his website. ‘The latter is the case for my flight today across the Atlantic Ocean to South America. Our flight is packed and some 340 passengers are settling in for a long night flight.’ The plane first headed westbound along ‘the clearly visible Alps’ that sat at the left of the plane.

    2 months
  • Dashcam captures meteor lighting up Florida sky 00:10

    Dashcam captures meteor lighting up Florida sky

    A meteor was seen lighting up the sky over the lower Florida Keys and Sgt. Evan Calhoun got to see the moment in person.

    2 months
  • Incredible sighting of a rare 'rainbow cloud' in the Philippines 00:31

    Incredible sighting of a rare 'rainbow cloud' in the Philippines

    This stunning rainbow cloud was captured on Sunday and appears to resemble a unicorn. Anne Salikala, 21, spotted the incredible shimmering clouds in the sky in Pagadian City, Philippines. The unique formation looks like the multicoloured flowing mane of the mythological horned creature. The phenomenon is called cloud iridescence or irisation. The term comes from Iris, the Greek personification of rainbow. Cloud iridescence is a fairly uncommon phenomenon.

    2 months
  • Large particles blast out of the Sun as bright light flashes 00:17

    Large particles blast out of the Sun as bright light flashes

    Remarkable footage captured by NASA shows a massive explosion that occurred on the surface of the Sun, while waves of ultraviolet light sparked.

    2 months
 
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