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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

A woman walks behind a Christmas display that reads "Brilliant Gifts" at a shopping mall in Toronto, December 7, 2012.
Top 3 Christmas 2014 Gifts That Give Back

By IBTimes AU

It includes wine that supports the troops and cookies that benefit kids with cancer. (Dec 09)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, RETAIL, CANCER

Actor Oscar Isaac
Apocalypse Will Be Like 'God' In ‘X-Men' Sequel, Says Villain Actor Oscar Isaac

By IBTimes AU

The actor claims Apocalypse is like "God on Earth" in a sense that he can be anything and do anything. (Dec 08)

Prehistoric Group
Prehistoric Conflicts Improved Human Collaborative Abilities

By IBTimes AU

Warfare caused societal changes and technological advancement. Scientists also say that it contributed to the improvement of human intelligence and cooperation. (Dec 03)

MORE TOPICS: TENNESSEE, CLIMATE CHANGE

Maya-Calendar
Doomsday Prophecy: World Ends In Seven Years, Theologist Predicts

By IBTimes AU

The end of the world, End Times or the “Rapture” will occur in seven years, theology doctoral degree holder says (Nov 27)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, CALIFORNIA, JAPAN, RELIGION, UKRAINE, HOLLYWOOD

Handcrafted dolls are displayed next to World Cup souvenir magnets in a store at Sao Jose Municipal Market in Recife, northeastern Brazil April 5, 2014. Recife is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Accidental Electrocution Makes 12-Year-Old Russian Boy ‘Magnetic’ Similar To X-Men Character

By IBTimes AU

Twelve-year-old Russian Nikolai Kryaglyachenko has a magnetic personality. Not the type that attracts the beautiful Russian women, but an ability to draw metallic objects to his body because of an accidental electrocution accident recently. (Nov 20)

Marijuana Seeds
Doomsday Seed Vault Safeguards More Marijuana Seeds

By IBTimes AU

A global seed vault in Norway is safeguarding marijuana seeds for post-apocalyptic enjoyment (Nov 20)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, AUSTRALIA, POLAND, CLIMATE CHANGE, KENYA

U.S. Navy F-18E Super Hornet jets leave to support military operations against ISIL after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over Iraq, October 4, 2014 in this picture released by the US Air Force October 6, 2014. REUTERS/USAF/Staff Sgt. Shawn Nick
New Zealand To Hold Joint Military Exercise With The United States

By IBTimes AU

The joint exercise will be an opportunity for the armed forces to upgrade their awareness and skills. (Oct 30)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED KINGDOM, AUSTRALIA

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Facebook's Safety Check Notification Keeps Family And Friends Informed About Your Safety During Disasters (Watch Video)

By IBTimes AU

Facebook has come up with a tool that lets family and friends know you are safe when it is most needed. (Oct 17)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, JAPAN, TSUNAMI, ANDROID

A health worker sprays disinfectant in a house belonging to someone suspected of coming into contact with Ebola virus in Macenta March 26, 2014 in this picture provided by Plan International. Authorities in Guinea scrambled on Friday to halt the spread of
Ebola Threatens Financial Viability Of Aviation Industry

By IBTimes AU

The global aviation industry could once more be under siege as the Ebola virus crisis expands with the discovery of a second patient in the US who flew via a commercial flight. (Oct 17)

MORE TOPICS: AMERICAN AIRLINES

A WHO Health Worker Teaches Trainee Health Workers How To Put On A Protective Suit In Freetown
Ebola Cured By Reading The Bible; Hurricane Katrina, God’s Punishment – World Disasters Report 2014 Looks At The Risk OF Cultural Beliefs

By IBTimes AU

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Cross Crescent Societies released its World Disasters Report 2014 on October 16 (Oct 16)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, INDIA, CLIMATE CHANGE, TSUNAMI