Earthquakes

There Is A Massive Hidden Ocean Under The United States

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists have discovered a massive reservoir of water 400 miles below the United States. The discovery appears to confirm that water actually fil...

It's Top Trumps... but of the Explosive Variety!

Professor Dougal Jerram | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Tech
Professor Dougal Jerram

Yes, Volcano Top Trumps has just been released, and I have just gone out and bought 10 just for good measure. I open my pack, the rest a mixture of presents and prizes at talks, and I flick through to make sure my favourite is there.

The Next Great Earthquake Detector Could Already Be In Your Pocket

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists looking for new ways to track and study earthquakes have said it would be really helpful if everyone carried around small devices capable o...

WATCH: New Island Emerges From The Sea After Quake

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK

A deadly earthquake in Pakistan has resulted in the creation of a new island of the country's coast. The 7.7 magnitude quake struck the province of...

THIS JUST IN: Welsh Earthquake 'Caused By The Apprentice's Alex Raising His Eyebrows'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Comedy

It has been confirmed that an earthquake which rocked Wales on Tuesday night was caused when Alex Mills - a contestant on 'The Apprentice' - raised hi...

'It's A Travesty'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK

The British scientific community has reacted with dismay at the jailing of six Italian scientists and an ex-government official over the deadly 2009 L...

Italian Experts Jailed For Failing To Predict Earthquake

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK

Seven Italian experts have been convicted in a criminal court of failing to warn of the deadly 2009 L'Aquila earthquake in a case that has sparked out...

Verdict Due For Italian Scientists Blamed For Not Predicting Major Earthquake

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK

Six Italian scientists and an ex-government official will discover on Monday whether they will be found guilty of manslaughter over a 2009 earthquake ...

Catastrophe Insurance Market Recovers After Dire 2011

Charlie Thomas | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK

Specialist insurance market Lloyd's of London announced its most profitable half-year results since 2008. Lloyd’s, a marketplace in London where ...

Earthquake In Italy Leaves Six Dead

Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 20.05.2012 | UK

The strongest earthquake to hit Italy in three years has left at least six people dead, 50 others injured and several factories and historical buildin...

International Disaster? There's An App For That

PA | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Politics

A smartphone natural disaster "app" is in the pipeline under Government plans to exploit new technology to help victims of floods, famines and earthqu...

Toads Could Be Used To Predict Earthquakes, Says Study

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 01.12.2011 | UK

The strange behaviour of animals before earthquakes has often made it seem that nature might know of seismic movements before humans. However, scienti...

Fracking 'Probable' Cause Of Quakes In Lancashire

PA | Posted 02.01.2012 | UK

A controversial "fracking" technique to extract gas from the ground was the "highly probable" cause of earth tremors which hit Lancashire's Fylde coas...

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Tracy-Ann Oberman Talks Riots, Apocalypse And 'Earthquakes In London'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

"We live in strange times where there is so much poverty and starvation and yet so much excess. With economic collapse and an earthquake every other m...