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Volcanoes
34.5k viewsThe World's Most Dangerous VolcanoesIn 2015, an international team of volcano experts (called the Global Volcano Model Network) released a report (linked below) ranki...
2020
1.7k viewsThe Most Notable Natural Disasters Of 2020Natural disasters can have a devastating effect on entire cities, countries, continents, and the people who live there. When the w...
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8.7k votersThe Greatest Disaster Movies of All TimeThese are the most entertaining, the most fun, the greatest disaster movies ever made, ranked by movie experts and film fans alike...
Natural Disasters
136.0k views16 Times Natural Disasters Almost Ended the WorldThe beauty and mystery of nature and outer space are awe-inspiring - until one considers that these forces, like plastered hooliga...
Natural Disasters
266 votersThe Best Disaster Movies of the 2010sThe best disaster movies from the 2010s span across all genres on this list. But most of these disaster films from the 2010s are e...
What It's Like
165.0k viewsWhat It Was Like To Die At PompeiiThe Mount Vesuvius eruption on August 24-25, 79 CE, was a tragic, deadly disaster for the residents of Pompeii, a Roman city tucke...
Geology
1.3m viewsThe World's 6 Known SupervolcanoesHere is the list of all supervolcano locations in the world. Supervolcano is a word that sounds pretty silly. It's not just a regu...
Natural Disasters
55.1k viewsFirst-Hand Accounts From The 1980 Eruption Of Mount St. HelensWhen Mount St. Helens erupted at 8:32 am on May 18, 1980, USGS geologist David Johnston radioed, "This is it!" Seconds later, an a...
Historical Facts
944.0k views15 Times The World Was Almost Completely DestroyedThese 15 times the world almost ended will shock you to the core, even though they, thankfully, left the Earth's core intact. Arma...
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404.7k viewsA Beat-By-Beat Breakdown Of The Asteroid Impact That Killed The DinosaursSixty-six million years ago, an asteroid slammed into the Earth's atmosphere, traveling 45,000 miles per hour. The asteroid ripped...
Entertainment
2.0k votersThe Most Idiotic Bad-Science Moments in Disaster MoviesHollywood has no time for science! It's too slow/too fast, too dangerous/too benign, and mostly too complicated to be bothered wit...
Volcanoes
8.8k viewsWhat Would Happen If Mount Rainier Erupted?Everyone has some idea of what happens when a volcano erupts, but how much does the average person really know about what might ha...
Natural Disasters
50.1k viewsThe Eruption of Mount St. Helens Was More Powerful Than A Nuclear BombIf you were alive at the time of the Mount St. Helens eruption in 1980, then you probably remember the shock and horror it caused ...
Natural Disasters
109.0k views10 Extinction Events That Nearly Wiped Out Life For GoodLife is good at dying, and there have been multiple periods in the timeline of Earth’s history where life was nearly obliterated f...
Entertainment
1.4k votersThe Best Volcano MoviesA list of the best volcano movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This volcano movie list is or...
Natural Disasters
30.4k viewsThese Photos Show What Happens After You Get Struck By LightningOne of the most incredible natural phenomena is the Lichtenberg figure, a type of mark left behind after being struck by lightning...
Natural Disasters
104.3k viewsThe Worst Wildfires in US HistoryWiping out millions of acres of land and killing hundreds, the worst wildfires in US history are some of the worst natural disaste...
Natural Disasters
14.1k viewsThe Most Powerful Volcanic Eruptions in Earth's HistoryVolcanic eruptions as we know them today have a place in our lore as terrifyingly powerful acts of nature. Gods have been made of ...
Natural Disasters
46.1k viewsThe Most Amazing Tornado VideosThink you've seen it all when it comes to tornadoes? You haven't seen this list of the best tornado videos ever shot. Whether you'...
Natural Disasters
121.5k viewsThe Worst Explosions in HistoryThis incendiary list of famous explosions compiles the most horrific man-made explosions in world history. From oil refinery disas...