Lightning is an incredible force of nature. And like many natural phenomena, lightning is not always what it seems. Go behind the mystery and learn what's really going on when lightning strikes.
Let's say a big one strikes the home planet. You, however, happen to be flying above the earthquake's epicenter when the natural disaster ripples through. Would you feel it? See more »
Is it true that scientists are predicting a really big earthquake will sink western California into the ocean, or break it off from the continent? See more »
It's hard to put a price on the lives, homes and irreplaceable historic sites that can be destroyed in natural disasters. But multibillion-dollar price tags can give you a sense of how much damage an earthquake or tsunami caused. Test your history knowledge and see if you know the financial impact of these disasters. See more »
Sure, we'll all have a good laugh about this 2012 nonsense come January 2013, but first we’ll have to get through the doom and gloom from pseudoscientists, would-be prophets and even well-meaning relatives who are just a little too happy with the “forward” button in their e-mail. Here’s the inside scoop on what is -- or isn’t -- going down in 2012. See more »