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Japan discovers massive Rare Earth Mineral deposits, threatening China's Monopoly

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A discovery of rare earth minerals found off the coast of Japan has the potential to transform the global economy – and severely impact China’s hold on the market. The deep-sea mud is riddled with ‘rare-earth elements and yttrium’ (REY) which are instrumental in the technological industries that drive the global economy. “Applications of REY span a wide range, including hybrid vehicles,... 

Spectacular light pillars illuminate St. Petersburg skies

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Russia’s St. Petersburg has witnessed an incredible light show by mother nature, which illuminated the sky with bright columns of light, turning the city into a winter wonderland. Residents of Russia’s ‘Venice of the north’ awoke early on Saturday morning to find the skyline glittering with strange colors. Yellow, red, blue and green laser-looking columns were visible across the city. At first,... 

Plastic Found In Mussels From Arctic to China, Enters Human Food

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Tiny bits of plastic are contaminating mussels from the European Arctic to China in a sign of the global spread of ocean pollution that can end up on people’s dinner plates. Mussels in apparently pristine Arctic waters had most plastic of any tested along the Norwegian coast, according to a study this month by the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA). Plastics may be getting swept north... 

National Geographic releases FAKE NEWS video saying skinny Polar Bear is caused by Climate Change

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The viral video showing an emaciated and starving bear desperately searching for food has garnered massive attention around the world, but in the six days since its publication serious doubts have emerged among the scientific and indigenous communities. Nunavut polar bear monitor Leo Ikakhik has been surveying the animal populations on the western shore of the Hudson Bay, Canada in the periphery of... 

Trump to remove ‘climate change’ as a national security threat

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This is encouraging news: The Trump administration will reverse course from previous Obama administration policy, eliminating the climate change hoax from a list of national security threats. The National Security Strategy to be released on Monday will emphasize the importance of balancing energy security with economic development and environmental protection, according to a source who has seen the... 

Norway's Glaciers Could Disappear in Hundred Years

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The vast majority of Norway’s glaciers have been shrinking in recent years and if things continue as the current rate, the Nordic country will have lost most of them just one hundred years from now. Twenty-one out of Norway’s 31 key glaciers used as a proxy for measuring climate trends have continued to melt, losing dozens of meters, the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate... 

Messing with Nature: China Melting the Permafrost to Create Forests in Tibet

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China will use solar power to melt the permafrost in Nagqu, a near-polar climate in Tibet, so that trees can grow in the region. Nagqu is known for its extremely diverse wildlife, but extreme cold is believed to be the reason why trees cannot grow. According to the state-run People’s Liberation Army Daily news outlet, the absence of trees is causing mental breakdowns in Chinese military personnel... 

Typhoon Lan to strike Japan with intense wind & rain

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Typhoon Lan, a storm with an eye 50 miles wide, is expected to lash parts of Japan with intense wind and rain, the country’s meteorological office has warned. Currently west of Okinawa, the typhoon is travelling north towards mainland Japan. According to forecasts by the Japan Meteorological Agency, the “large” storm will barrel across the nation on Sunday before subsiding on October 23. NASA... 

Hurricane Ophelia strikes Ireland and UK, leaves 3 dead

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Almost 300,000 properties are without power and three people have died as Hurricane Ophelia enters its final hours and has moved across the north west. Met Eireann said the storm would not be over until about 1am with strong gusts and winds continuing but the winds will fade away overnight. Members of the public have been advised to stay inside and not to make unnecessary journeys as the worst storm... 

Depression is your Arch Enemy, How you can cope with Fatigue

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When it seems that there is no way out of depression and it became your lifestyle, you still have a flash of hope. Conquer your bad mood with our tips. What to Do to Defeat My Fatigue? When it comes to the question of how to cope with a depression that stirs you from doing any mundane and work duties, it often seems that there is no hope at all. Millions of people have experienced stress because of... 

Category 5 Hurricane Maria Demolishes Dominica, Puerto Rico Braces for a Direct Hit

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Plowing toward the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, Category 5 Hurricane Maria has put locals on high alert after the powerful storm inflicted “mind-boggling” damage on the island of Dominica late Monday night. “This is going to impact all of Puerto Rico with a force and violence that we haven’t seen for several generations,” Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló... 

Powerful 7.1 Earthquake Hits Mexico City, At Least 119 Dead

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A strong earthquake has struck Mexico City, sending thousands of residents into the streets. The United States Geological Survey said the earthquake was marked as a 7.1 magnitude that hit the southern Mexico region Tuesday. In response to the quake, Mexico City International Airport has suspended operations. According to reports, at least 119 people were killed when the earthquake struck. Mexican... 

Hurricane Harvey washes ashore Deepwater Monster in Texas

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Employee of the US-based research and environmental organisation Audubon, Preeti Desai, who is engaged in, among other things, cleaning beaches after Hurricane Harvey, discovered a mysterious eyeless creature on the seashore in Texas City. At first, the woman assumed that it was a sea lamprey, but a closer look at the beast helped her realise that the creature came from deep waters. “I’ve... 

Tsunami Alert! 8.2 Earthquake strikes Mexico, Strange Lights in the Sky, was it HAARP?

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These lights are treated as a “myth” or “conspiracy”. The “authorities” claim that “it is not clear what causes them and they have never actually been proven”. The death toll in the 8.2-magnitude earthquake that hit Mexico on Friday continues to rise, local authorities report. Three people were killed in the state of Chiapas, while two children died in... 

3 Hurricanes Threaten US East Coast, Gulf: Irma, Jose, Katia

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Hurricane Jose threatens islands already destroyed by Irma as newly-formed Hurricane Katia hovers over the Gulf of Mexico. Before residents of Antigua and Barbuda could even survey the damage left by Irma, another hurricane warning was issued for Jose, which is, so far, following Irma’s path but may later threaten the East Coast. “A hurricane watch is in effect for Antigua and Barbuda and a tropical... 
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