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It’s Written In The Stars – Life As We Know It Is Going To End

It’s official, written in the stars you might say.  According to astronomers, life as we know it is going to end. Sad and shocking news I know, and with 21 December 2012 just around the corner. Using data from the Hubble Telescope, scientists have shown that things are going to […]

Are We Seeing A New Wave Of Major Earthquake Activity?

Are we beginning a new wave of earthquake activity around the world I wonder? There have been few major earthquakes hitting the news headlines in the last few months, after a rather worrying trend of activity in 2011, but in the last weeks a new succession of major tremors in […]

How Much Do You Know About Aftershocks And The Earthquakes That Struck Christchurch In New Zealand

The media normally reports only the major earthquakes that occur around the world, even though there are dozens each day, many of which are insignificant and cause no damage. The earthquake that struck Christchurch in New Zealand on Wednesday 22nd February 2011 however was just one of a large number of aftershocks that had hit the area since a large earthquake on 4th September 2010.

Should We Be Concerned About Increased Large Earthquakes Around the World

Dozens of earthquakes occur daily around the world, but we only ever hear about the big ones, those that cause major damage, destruction or loss of life. It does seem though that in the last several years, there have been more than the average number of major earthquakes, as well as some significant volcanic activity around the world. Should we be concerned about this? Is it related to Global Warming or Climate Change? Is the earth going through some changes that could bring about the end of the world as we know it?

Curvature in Time : Why Does Time Move Faster at Some Times Than Others

The old expression ”A Watched Kettle Never Boils” really does ring true for some reason. If you wait for something to happen, it takes forever, but as soon as you turn away, whatever you were waiting for finishes. Just why is this I wonder.