1. Eyjafjallajökull eruption, 2010
An exotic new swear word echoed through European airports in April and May of 2010. Cries of "Eyjafjallajökull!" — it's pronounced "ay-uh-fyat-luh-yo-cootl-uh," hardly a four-letter word — referred to an Icelandic volcano whose massive ash emissions (pictured) drifted into transatlantic and European airspace, posing a hazard to aircraft engines. The result? The largest air-traffic shutdown since World War II, with more than 100,000 cancellations affecting around 10 million passengers. This was undoubtedly a drag for fliers, but the cost to the airline industry? Close to $2 billion. So that's why the dry roasted almonds aren't free anymore ...
When the brine used to make pickles is disposed of, the pickling salt can seep into wetlands, contaminating the soil and creating breeding grounds for ... More When the brine used to make pickles is disposed of, the pickling salt can seep into wetlands, contaminating the soil and creating breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture are developing a new pickling solution, and it's being tested with a leading pickle company. A Mt. Olive Pickle company official says its consumers are not noticing the difference.
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Tooltip Information:Dash-cam captures meteor over Toronto, CanadaVideo by:Description: A driver in Toronto, Canada recently caught footage of an apparent meteor falling over the city while traveling on the Don Valley Parkway east of the downtown core. Credit to 'russ0035'.Rating: 4Views: 55
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Tooltip Information:Young believer visits 23 Mideast Christian communitiesVideo by:Description: Vincent Gélot, a Christian from France, traveled 60,000 km in two years in an old 4L car to meet Christian communities in the Middle East. Duration: 01:04Rating: 4Views: 14
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Tooltip Information:'Knee Defender' for Air Travel Surges After Rage IncidentVideo by:Description: Aug. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu reports on the rising sales of the “knee defender” a plastic gadget allows tall fliers to reclaim their kneecaps. Fu speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)Rating: 4Views: 19
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Tooltip Information:Drone flying over Korean mountainsVideo by:Description: Take a look at the stunning sights over the Bulamsan Mountain, also known as Budda-Rock Mountain in Seoul, South Korea, taken by user 'gogarr' during a bouldering excursion with Climbing In Korea. It is located in the north-eastern part of Seoul and stands 508 meters high. The aerial shots were recorded using a DJI Phantom 2 drone and a GoPro camera. Credit to 'gogarr'.Rating: 4Views: 22