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Disasters

A series of very strong earthquakes during the last few years claimed a record number of lifes. Volcanic eruptions are responsible for much higher carbondioxide emissions than human civilization could ever produce.

Articles About Disasters

Some MH17 Facebook Tribute Accounts are Fake! Goes to Gambling Ads and Porn Sites Instead
Some MH17 Facebook Tribute Accounts are Fake! Goes to Gambling Ads and Porn Sites Instead

By IBTimes AU

Some people have chosen to take advantage of the situation by setting up several Facebook tribute accounts for the passengers of flight MH17. However, it was discovered that some MH17 Facebook tribute accounts are fake! Instead of honoring the memory... (4:11 pm)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, UKRAINE

American flags flap in the wind at the Cannon Ball Flag Day celebration at the Cannon Ball Powwow Grounds on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota
Technology Trends 2014, Americans Pleased Or Not

By IBTimes AU

A national survey was conducted by Pew Research Center and Smithsonian magazine regarding how America would react on technological developments. This includes robots, drones and AIs. (2:14 pm)

MORE TOPICS: SOUTH AFRICA

A Christian woman, who fled from the violence in Mosul two days ago
Lack of Sleep May Hurt Memory

By IBTimes AU

According to the researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) and the University of California (UC), Irvine a lack of sleep which is already widespread among the people and affecting their health, has another negative aspect to it, leading to errors in memory. (Jul 22)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, MICHIGAN

Shaun Micallef's MAD AS HELL
5 Australian TV Shows to Watch in 2014

By IBTimes AU Special

Here is a list of Aussie TV shows we should watch out for. (Jul 19)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, AUSTRALIA

People stand near part of the wreckage of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777
Last Nail on MH: Analyst Says Malaysian Airlines Has Weak Chances of Getting Out of Financial Rut as Tragedy Strikes 2nd Time in 4 Months

By IBTimes AU

Even before Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 disappeared mysteriously on March 8, 2014, the embattled air carrier was already struggling financially. The incident worsened the airline's financial standing as passengers, scared by what happened, can... (Jul 18)

MORE TOPICS: DOW JONES, FTSE, INVESTMENT

Children stand among merchandise from an earthquake-damaged store in San Pedro, in the San Marcos region in northwest Guatemala, July 8, 2014.
5.6-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northern Japan; No Tsunami Warning Issued

By IBTimes AU

As Japan's southern islands battle it out with typhoon Neoguri on Tuesday, the country's northern islands have been stricken with a 5.6-magnitude earthquake on the same day. The whiplash of the double incidents is now creating fear among the residents of Japan. (Jul 09)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, EARTHQUAKE, TSUNAMI

Grey's Anatomy Season 11 Casting News, Spoilers and First Teaser Trailer: Show Gets a New Series Regular Plus Possible Storylines [Speculations]

By IBTimes AU

“Grey’s Anatomy” Season 11 won’t air until fall 2014 but spoilers from much-awaited upcoming season are already making the rounds. Fans can look forward to the return of old yet beloved characters, new characters, new doctors, new relationships and ... (Jun 26)

MORE TOPICS: LOS ANGELES

Relatives of Missing Malaysian Airlines Plane
A Disastrous Void: Why The MH370 Public Response Failed

By IBTimes

On March 24, 16 days after Malaysian Airlines flight 370 disappeared on its journey from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, the airline delivered official condolences to the relatives of the 239 people who had been on board. (Jun 18)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLDMAN SACHS, AUSTRALIA, MEXICO, AMERICAN AIRLINES, MICHIGAN

Security Threats Awaits OS X Yosemite And iOS 8

By IBTimes AU

Apple has introduced a series of new features and technologies in the Worldwide Developers Conference. (Jun 11)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, IPAD

Students take part in a coastal cleanup at the Las Pinas-Paranaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism area also known as 'Freedom Island', a haven for local migratory birds, during a World Oceans Day event in Las Pinas city, south of Manila June 9, 2014. Wor
Rising Global Warming Speeds Up Carbon Dioxide Emissions of Ocean Waters

By IBTimes AU

A new study released by researchers from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland has said the release of carbon dioxide emissions by the world's oceans is being heightened up by the continued rise of global warming temperatures. (Jun 11)

MORE TOPICS: GLOBAL WARMING, CALIFORNIA, CARNIVAL, CLIMATE CHANGE