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Luxury ships from the Royal Caribbean and Carnival Cruise lines sail to the rescue and evacuate islanders in the path of a volcano eruption

La Soufrière last erupted in 1979. Reuters Royal Caribbean International and Carnival Cruise sent ships to the Caribbean island Saint Vincent. The ships helped to evacuate northern areas of the island after La Soufrière threatened to erupt. Saint Vincent's National Emergency Management Organisation later tweeted that the volcano did erupt. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ships from both Carnival Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean International sailed to the Caribbean isla...
Tags: Transportation, Science, Trends, Cruise, Volcano, Caribbean, Martinique, Royal Caribbean, Vincent, Carnival Cruise Line, Reuters, Caribbean Islands, Royal Caribbean International, Nemo, Mount Pelee, Carnival Cruise

'Explosive Eruption' Rocks St. Vincent as Soufriere Volcano Spews Ash Across the Caribbean

On Friday, the small Caribbean island of St. Vincent became the epicenter of the seismic world when La Soufriere volcano sent a cloud of ash flying 20,000 feet (6,096 meters) into the sky and streaming across the Atlantic.Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Geology, Volcano, St Vincent, Caribbean, Royal Caribbean, Earth Sciences, Joseph, Ralph Gonsalves, Plate Tectonics, Explosive eruption, Atlantic Read, La Soufriere, Volcanism, Volcanology

Watch this breathtaking drone video of a volcanic eruption

Aerial filmmaker Stefan Forster has created an extraordinary piece of work that captures the breathtaking beauty of a volcanic eruption.
Tags: Outdoors, Photography, News, Trends, Drones, Dji, Quadcopters, Volcano, Iceland, Mavic, Stefan Forster

This Iceland volcano erupted for the first time in 6,000 years, and it could keep erupting for decades

A volcano near Reykjavik, Iceland, was dormant for 6,000 years before erupting on March 19.The lava is moving slow enough for 10,000 visitors to see it up close.Experts predict the volcano could continue erupting for decades.See more stories on Insider's business page. Read the original article on Business Insider [Author: [email protected] (Kaitlyn Wang)]
Tags: Video, Science, Trends, Volcano, Iceland, Reykjavik, Reykjavik Iceland, Business Insider Today, Kaitlyn Wang, video format N/A - News

Photos show crowds gathering in Iceland to witness long-dormant volcano eruption

Weekend hikers took the opportunity Sunday to inspect the area where a volcano erupted in Iceland on March 19 Jeremie Richard/AFP via Getty Images A long-dormant volcano near Reykjavik in Iceland erupted slow-moving lava starting last week. Crowds of visitors made the trek beginning last weekend to witness the molten lava. This is the first time in 800 years the area has seen a volcanic eruption. See more stories on Insider's business page. A long-dormant volcano that erupted about...
Tags: Science, Trends, Ap, Features, Italy, Volcano, Iceland, Al Jazeera, Etna, Natural Disasters, Reykjavik, Reykjanes Peninsula, Icelandic Meteorological Office, Getty Images According, Volcanic Eruption, Reykjavik Photo

Scientists Cook Hot Dogs in Lava From Iceland's Erupting Volcano

Scientists on-site at Iceland’s erupting volcano near the capitol city of Reykjavik cooked up some hot dogs on Sunday. What were these scientists studying with such a wacky experiment? The lava dogs weren’t part of their experiments, sadly enough. The scientists were just hungry.Read more...
Tags: Science, Geology, Lava, Volcano, Iceland, Reykjavik, Earth Sciences, Hot Dog, Volcanism, Volcanology, Barbecue Grill, World Cuisine, Hospitality Recreation, Petrology, Ulvar Kari Johannsson, Cook Hot Dogs

Watch: Supercut Mashup of Giant Moon Scenes in Different Movies

"Let me play among the stars, Let me see what spring is like on a-Jupiter and Mars." Hey Moon, why you look so good? Why you look so big?! Uh, is that normal…? This amusing and entertaining supercut created by editor / video essayist Ariel Avissar is worth a watch. This "Supermoon" mashup features a bunch of shots of gigantic Moon-in-the-background scenes from movies of all kinds. Everything from Black Swan to Frozen to The Lion King to Catwoman to Joe vs the Volcano to Shrek to Sin City and...
Tags: Movies, Moon, Volcano, Jupiter, Sin City, Joe, Black Swan, To Watch, Ariel Avissar, Johann Lurf

New Zealand Scientists Built a ‘Volcano Bomb’ Cannon to Save Lives

Volcanoes can kill you in many different ways. Are you on their slopes? A volcanic avalanche of superheated ash and gas or a sneaky lava flow would do it. Far across the bay? A tsunami caused by a collapsing flank will be delivered to your door. On the other side of the planet? The aerosols jettisoned into the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Geology, New Zealand, Volcano, Volcanic hazards, Plate Tectonics, Volcanology, Auckland Volcanic Field, Igneous Petrology, Disaster Accident, Petrology, Types Of Volcanic Eruptions, Prediction Of Volcanic Activity

Popular former Big Island Mayor Kenoi succumbs to cancer, Legislature seeks to tighten reins of auditor, gambling bills introduced, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Billy Kenoi on Dec. 6, 2016, at his last ribbon-cutting  Former Mayor Billy Kenoi succumbs to cancer: Kenoi leaves a long legacy of a bodacious life. Hawaii lost a rising political star and ambassador of aloha Tuesday with the death of former Big Island Mayor Billy Kenoi. West Hawaii Today.Praise pours in for former Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi. Former Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi, once a rising star in the Hawaii Democratic Party, died Tuesday at his home in Volcano after a bou...
Tags: Travel, Education, Joe Biden, Hawaii, House, Volcano, Donald Trump, Council, Pacific, Big Island, Waikiki, Maui, Billy, Department Of Health, State, National Science Foundation

The Atlantic Ocean Is Getting Wider Thanks to Upwelling Magma

In March 2016, a research team dropped 39 seismometers to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean off the western tip of Africa, to listen for the rumblings of earthquakes near and far. A year later, they’ve found a hidden story of how the continents are growing farther apart—not pulled from either side by subduction zones,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Africa, Geology, Volcano, Subduction, Earth Sciences, Atlantic Ocean, Mid Ocean Ridge, Plate Tectonics, Tectonics, Lithosphere, Technology_internet, Asthenosphere, Mantle Plume, Ridge Push, Upwelling Magma

‘Extinct’ Volcano Mouse Is Actually Doing Fantastic

When a colossal plume of ash and lava exploded from Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines in 1991, few people probably had their minds on the animal life in the area, much less one species of rodent. The Pinatubo mouse was feared extinct after the eruption, but 30 years later, it turns out that the scrappy critters are…Read more...
Tags: Science, Mouse, Philippines, Geology, Volcano, Earth Sciences, Mount Pinatubo, Zambales Mountains, Technology_internet, Disaster_accident, Igneous Petrology, Apomys, Volcanic Ash, Camiguin Forest Mouse

The Army is qualifying new units to fly Black Hawk helicopters equipped with a controversial mine delivery system

Soldiers use a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter to employ M-139 Air Volcano mines during a capabilities exercise at Bisung Range near the city of Yangpyeong, South Korea, March 1, 2012. US Army The M-139 Volcano Mine Delivery System, originally built in the 1980s and '90s, has been in storage for more than 20 years. But a unit of the Army's 82nd Airborne Division recently published photos of aircrews conducting qualifications on the system mounted on a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter. Visit Busine...
Tags: South Korea, Obama, Navy, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Ap, United States, Army, Volcano, US Army, Trump, Korean Peninsula, 82nd Airborne Division, APL, Black Hawk

CS Score Interviews Wild Mountain Thyme Composer Amelia Warner

CS Score Interviews Wild Mountain Thyme Composer Amelia Warner Welcome back, film score lovers, to another edition of CS Score. This week we’ve got a handful of great interviews with Wild Mountain Thyme composer Amelia Warner and Call of Duty: Cold War composer Jack Wall. We also speak to Waxwork Records co-founder Kevin Bergeron, who discusses the recent vinyl release of Danny Elfman’s Edward Scissorhands. Let’s do this! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptSta...
Tags: UK, Movies, La, Tim Burton, Volcano, John, Warner, Jack, Imdb, Anthony, Joe, Rosemary, Film Scores, Emerald City, Ryan, Kevin

Feed your soul: the 31-day literary diet for January

Looking for a more positive new year resolution? From a Shirley Jackson short story to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s 30-minute Ted talk, nourish your mind with our one-a-day selection of literary treats Our revels now are ended and January looms, with its exhortations to get fit, lose weight, dry out. So here’s a radical alternative diet: instead of depriving yourself, how about making it a month of treats – but feeding your brain instead of your face? Our one-a-day calendar will take you into mag...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Film, Fiction, Poetry, Blogging, Ted, Netflix, Culture, Volcano, Essays, BFI, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, John Huston, Shirley Jackson, Malcolm Lowry

Hawaii volcano erupts after more than two-year pause!

Eruption in Halema’uma’u crater at 2:15am December 21, 2020. Photo credit to USGS Kilauea Volcano erupted at about 9:30pm Hawaii Time on Sunday, December 20th! The eruption occurred at Halema’uma’u Crater at the Kilauea summit inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. For more than three, continuous decades Kilauea was one of the most active volcanoes on the planet. In September 2018, Kilauea took a bit of a rest with no surface activity. That all changed last night! For more information on the ...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Volcano, Kilauea, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii News Now, Hawaii Volcanoes Observatory, Hawaii Time, Halema, Kilauea USGS, USGS Kilauea Volcano

CS Video: John Patrick Shanley on Joe Versus the Volcano 30th Anniversary

CS Video: John Patrick Stanley Talks 30th Anniversary of Joe Versus the Volcano While chatting with Oscar-winning filmmaker John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Moonstruck) about his new romance drama Wild Mountain Thyme, also spoke with the writer/director about the 30th Anniversary of his rom-com Joe Versus the Volcano, starring Oscar winner Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump, Philadelphia) and Golden Globe nominee Meg Ryan (You’ve Got Mail, Sleepless in Seattle). You can see what Shanley had t...
Tags: Movies, Joe Versus The Volcano, John Patrick Shanley, Movie News, Video

14 Fun Things to Do in Las Vegas for Kids (adult’s like these too)

Should you visit Las Vegas with kids? Once again on our US travels, we were faced with many people telling us Vegas just wasn’t a kid-friendly destination. Much like they told us about Mardi Gras in New Orleans with kids. We went and had a great time. If a place has kids living in it, then usually you can find kid friendly attractions. Exploring downtown Las Vegas Sure Vegas is unsavory in many ways, but you can avoid that – and introduce an education at the same time. You’...
Tags: Travel, US, America, Rome, Paris, New Orleans, Volcano, Las Vegas, Nevada, Venice, North America, Seattle, Short, Frank Sinatra, Grand Canyon, Vegas

Olympus Mons – The Largest Volcano in The Solar System

Olympus Mons (latin for Mount Olympus) is a very large shield volcano on the planet Mars. The volcano has a height of over 21 km (13.6 mi or 72,000 ft) as measured by the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA). Olympus Mons is about two and a half times Mount Everest’s height above sea level. It is one of the largest volcanoes, the tallest planetary mountain, and the second tallest mountain currently... Source
Tags: Travel, Space, Design, System, Volcano, Solar, Mars, Mount Everest, Mount Olympus, Olympus Mons

7 easy science experiments for kids at home

Many kids will be spending more time learning from home as the school year ramps up during the COVID-19 pandemic. Without the beakers and test tubes of the science lab, it may seem difficult to provide hands-on learning. But have no fear, we’ve put together a list of easy (and fun!) home science experiments to entertain and educate youngsters at the same time. Lava lamp This experiment is sure to produce oohs and aahs from the smallest scientists. Prepare a clear plastic bottle; inside, fill...
Tags: Garden, Science, Design, Kids, Diy, Activities, Water, Earth, Ocean, Science Experiments, Volcano, Compost, Alka Seltzer, Adriel Hampton Oliver Lyon

The One and Only Ivan Review: Simple, But Enchanting

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Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Tom Hanks, Movie Reviews, Hugh Jackman, Streaming, Volcano, Bob, Ruby, Helen Mirren, Stella, Bryan Cranston, Danny DeVito, Joe, Mike White

Kalorik – 24-Cup Volcano 2.8-Oz. Popcorn Maker $14.99 (Reg. $34.99)

Buy kernels way healthier and cheaper than microwave popcorn. The butter dish and measuring spoon let you add flavor. This Kalorik Volcano popcorn maker doesn’t require oil, eliminating messes and spills. Get the Kalorik – 24-Cup Volcano 2.8-Oz. Popcorn Maker $14.99 (Reg. $34.99) 2.8-oz. kernel capacity For popping large or small amounts. Hot air popping method... Read More
Tags: Deals, Volcano, Coupons, Online Deals, Kalorik, Best Buy Coupon, Kalorik Volcano

Hawaii delays reopening as COVID-19 cases and deaths rise, businesses concerned but poll shows majority of residents support cautious approach, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Ige announces reopening delay, via Facebook Live Hawaii Governor Delays Plan To Reopen To Tourists. All travelers — visitors as well as residents — will not be able to bypass quarantine with a negative test result until September. Civil Beat.Ige delays plan to reopen tourism until Sept. 1 amid COVID-19 surge on the mainland. In a major blow to the tourism industry, the governor has announced plans to delay until Sept. 1 a program that would allow trans-Pacific travelers to skip quarantine...
Tags: Travel, China, Hawaii, Volcano, Pacific, DOE, Pahoa, Hawaiian Airlines, Waikiki, Maui, South China Sea, State, Hawai, Honolulu, Oahu, Centers for Disease Control

Check Out the Full List of 2020 Eisner Award Nominees

Check Out the Full List of 2020 Eisner Award Nominees San Diego Comic-Con 2020 was called off in light of the coronavirus pandemic, and that left the Eisner Awards without a venue. Comic-Con has served as the home of the comic book industry’s Oscar-equivalent since 1991. But even though that won’t be the case this year, the show must go on. Via The Hollywood Reporter, the Eisner committee has announced the list of nominees for 2020. As expected, plenty of new and continuing Marvel and DC book...
Tags: Comics, Boom! Studios, Comic Book News, Dark Horse Comics, DC Comics, Eisner Awards, IDW

Military not quarantined, primary ballots set as filing deadline passes, Chinatown homeless center plans dropped, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Pohakuloa Training Area ©2020 All Hawaii News No quarantine for arriving military, but ‘restriction of movement’ required. U.S. Indo-Pacific Command said the Department of Homeland Security exempted military members traveling on official orders to Hawaii from the state’s quarantine, but the command instituted its own “restriction of movement” — which means service members are prohibited from going out for 14 days except for “essential” trips such as to the grocery store, doctor or pharmac...
Tags: Travel, Senate, Hawaii, House, Volcano, Department Of Homeland Security, DOE, Chinatown, Hawaii Island, Maui, Department Of Education, State, Hawai, Honolulu, West Hawaii, Oahu

Satellites Capture a Dizzying View of Krakatoa's Ongoing Eruption

Indonesia’s Anak Krakatoa volcano began erupting this past weekend. On Saturday, it spewed a stream of thick, white vapor 1,640 feet into the sky. As of Tuesday, it was still shooting out plumes. No casualties or damages have been reported so far.Read more...
Tags: Science, Indonesia, Volcano, Krakatoa, Anak Krakatoa, Anak Krakatau, Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah

Malcolm Lowry's Under the Volcano.

Lowry's great novel about an alcoholic British consul in a small Mexican town was published in 1947. The story is set on All Souls' Day--or the Day of the Dead--on November 2, 1938 in Quauhnahuac, Mexico.
Tags: Volcano, Lowry, Malcolm Lowry

Lewis and Clark-inspired road trip

When a plane touches down on a runway and you see a new place with fresh eyes, it’s easy to feel — even for just a moment — like an explorer venturing to a blank space on a map. The first travelers weren’t vacationers booking scuba tours but explorers intent on demystifying what was unknown to their own part of the world. While much of the world is pretty well mapped these days, it’s easier than ever to follow in the footsteps of those original pioneers with the help of our new series, Modern T...
Tags: Travel, Montana, US, America, United States, Idaho, South Dakota, Iowa, Newcastle, Portland, Volcano, Nebraska, Kansas City, St Louis, Pacific Ocean, Continental

Woliso to Bure and a night at a very local hotel

We set out hoping to cover some ground in the knowledge we were told there was tarmac for a good portion of our journey today who new it could be so bad.We left Woliso early and made our way up gravel tracks to the rim of a blown out Volcano known as
Tags: Travel, Volcano, Bure, Woliso

Woliso to Bure and a night at a very local hotel

We set out hoping to cover some ground in the knowledge we were told there was tarmac for a good portion of our journey today who new it could be so bad.We left Woliso early and made our way up gravel tracks to the rim of a blown out Volcano known as
Tags: Travel, Volcano, Bure, Woliso

Popular With Us 2019: Buzz Bands LA’s Albums of the Year

The mere existence of 100 Gecs excepted, 2019 was a fantastic year for music, worldwide and locally. Following is “Popular With Us 2019: Buzz Bands LA’s Albums of the Year,” an unwieldy list of L.A. artists who caught our ears and wouldn’t let go. As our year-end lists have tended to be over our 11 years, it’s light on pop, heavy on rock and includes some positively genre-bending releases. In the Top 20, the common denominator is strength of artistic voice. Speaking of rock, and we often do, 201...
Tags: Spotify, Music, UK, New York, Featured, Greece, California, Beck, Andrew Bird, Sudan, Volcano, Solange, Mars, Coachella, Warner, David Lynch