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April 21, 2015 2:22 PM Russian Landslide Slowly Devouring Road Caught on Video

A massive landslide moving like molasses downed trees and power lines before inching across a road in Russia earlier this month, and the whole incident was caught on video. The landslide occurred near Novokuznetsk, which is east of the Ural Mountains, according to National Geographic. In the four-minute video, a mixture of soil and rocks moves with slow but deliberate 30

April 21, 2015 2:14 PM Man who claims to own 50% of Facebook can't revive lawsuit

Paul Ceglia, a fugitive who claims he owns 50% of Facebook, cannot appeal a court ruling against him. A federal appeals court called the 41-year old Ceglia's attempt to revive his years-old case against Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook (FB, Tech30) "meritless." The bizarre Ceglia-Facebook legal saga began in 2010, when Ceglia filed suit in New York claiming 81

April 21, 2015 1:11 PM Japan's Magnetic Levitation Passenger Train Just Broke The World Speed Record

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese maglev that is the fastest passenger train in the world has broken its own speed record. Operator JR Central said the train reached 603 kilometers per hour (375 miles per hour) in a test run on Tuesday, surpassing its previous record of 361 mph (581 kph) set in 2003. The train traveled for just over a mile (1.8 kilometers) at a speed 21

April 21, 2015 1:07 PM Eating toothpaste, avoiding gangs: Why migrants head to Mediterranean

2 survivors of migrant boat disaster arrested (CNN)They come from more than 20 countries, drawn to Libya as the funnel to Europe. Eritreans want to escape repression or military service; Somalis flee Al-Shabaab and clan warfare; Syrians have given up hope of returning home. In villages in Senegal and elsewhere across West Africa, young men sell all they have in the hope of a better 90

April 21, 2015 12:42 PM Chris Froome returning to competition at Walloon Arrow

Former Tour de France champion Chris Froome will resume his preparations for the prestigious race at the Walloon Arrow one-day classic. Froome, who won the 2013 Tour and retired because of injury last year, has been confirmed in Team Sky's lineup for Wednesday's race that finishes with the ascent of the iconic Mur de Huy. After winning the Ruta del Sol in February 20

April 21, 2015 12:07 PM Saudi airstrikes pound Yemen's Shiite rebels, killing 20, as Sanaa bombing death toll rises

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition pounded Shiite rebels in Yemen on Tuesday, killing 20 in a city in the country's west as the civilian death toll rose to 38 from airstrikes the day before in the capital, Sanaa, officials said. The U.S. backed campaign by Saudi Arabia and its allies, mainly Gulf Arab countries, is aimed at crushing the rebels 35

April 21, 2015 9:07 AM Sad And Smelly: Massive Fish Die-Off At Rio's 2016 Olympic Site

In Brazil, preparations for next year's Olympics have been panned as the worst ever. But recently, the International Olympic Committee said it's happy with how things are progressing, except for, well, something a bit fishy in Rio. That city has been dealing with a massive fish die-off, and it's happening in the waters where Olympic rowing and canoeing 39

April 21, 2015 5:30 AM Newly discovered frog species looks like Kermit (+video)

Hyalinobatrachium dianae, a new species of glass frog has been discovered in the Talamanca mountains of Costa Rica. Scientists at the Costa Rican Amphibian Research Center have discovered a new species of frog, and it looks very like the beloved Muppet, Kermit the Frog. Hyalinobatrachium dianae, named after head researcher’s mother, Diane, is an inch-long 32

April 20, 2015 9:06 PM A World Lost: Escape From Yarmouk

The Palestine Refugee Camp of Yarmouk on the outskirts of Damascus, Syria, was established in 1957 for those Palestinians driven from their homes during the creation of the State of Israel in 1948. Between 1948 and the construction of Mukhayyam al-Yarmouk, thousands of Palestinians had become stateless refugees living in Syria with little more than a tent for protection 77

April 20, 2015 8:26 PM In Northwest, A Push To Protect Forest As Geothermal Projects Near

Geologists Dave Tucker (left) and Pete Stelling at the Mount Baker hot springs in Washington's Cascade Mountains. The springs are within the large tract of federal land that could soon be open for geothermal development. In the Pacific Northwest, the U.S. Forest Service is set to open more than 80,000 acres for potential geothermal power development 19