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| Hawaiian town rocked by up to 800 earthquakes daily as volcano erupts

Added: 14.08.2018 11:00 | 3 views | 0 comments


Residents say constant tremors from the nearby Kilauea eruption have turned the village of Volcano into a ‘ghost town’
It’s been a strange three months for the Hawaii island village of Volcano, where thousands of earthquakes have rattled the residents of this small mountainside town since Kilauea began erupting in May. Now, after a week of waning quakes, residents are holding their breath, waiting to see if this, finally, could signal the end of the eruption that has crippled the easternmost part of the island.
Volcano, a tiny tourist town nestled in a high elevation forest, is a scant five miles from the caldera of Kilauea volcano. Its location makes it especially vulnerable to earthquakes, which during July sometimes numbered as high as 800 a day, according to Kyle Anderson, a seismologist with US Geological Survey.

The constant shaking is like nothing you could have ever expected

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California Firefighters Still Battling Massives Blazes Across State As Smoke Lingers

Added: 14.08.2018 4:16 | 15 views | 0 comments

Firefighters continued to fight against more than a dozen fires across California on Monday after having made major progress after a break in the weather over the weekend, according to CNN. The Holy Fire was more than 50% contained by late Sunday after being only 10% on Friday after burning through thousands of acres of land and prompting evacuations for more than 21,000 on Friday. By Monday, around 11,120 people were still under mandatory evacuation after firefighters were able to secure several neighbors in Lake Elsinore, one of the largest cities threatened by the fire which has burned for the past week across mountains Orange and Riverside counties. Authorities charged Forrest Gordon...

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Drenching rains close roads, prompt rescues in Pennsylvania

Added: 14.08.2018 3:24 | 10 views | 0 comments


Heavy rains triggered flash flooding in parts of central and eastern Pennsylvania on Monday, closing down a heavily traveled interstate and sending water into homes in the mountainous coal regions.
State highway and emergency management officials reported numerous closed roads in a wide swath of...

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Shuangxi Academy / Duoxiangjie Architectural Design

Added: 14.08.2018 0:00 | 5 views | 0 comments


There is an old saying goes like this: "Half of Chinese poets are in Hunan", which shows the most distinctive feature included in Hunan's culture, that is, "poetic". Such poetic feature can be reinterpreted by the unique scenery residence of Shuangxi Academy -- laying alongside mountains and beside brooks with randomly scattered but well clustered residence. Here, all kinds of spatial designs in architecture seem to be given certain meanings: no matter it is enjoyable sightseeing or peaceful resting, bamboo leaning or fish viewing, footbath enjoying or musical instrument playing, tea tasting or incense burning, you will always find natural reflections of poetry inside. With such poetic segments melted into humanistic spirit and life, refreshed poetic symbols are created. Just like what Martin Heidegger advocated: "it is poetry that leads us to the land and makes us belong to it and live on it." In Shuangxi Academy, poetry has entered normal lives and become a place for Zen and aloofness.

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Uncover the Hidden Gems and Best-Kept Secrets at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch

Added: 13.08.2018 18:45 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch – one of the largest freestanding log cabins in North America and Colorado’s premier ski-in, ski-out resort – combines the unparalleled luxury and service that is world-renowned from The Ritz-Carlton brand with the warmth and allure of a secluded mountain escape.

From: www.luxurytravelmagazine.com

Five die in Tajik mountains helicopter crash but 13 survive

Added: 13.08.2018 16:08 | 1 views | 0 comments

The aircraft was carrying mainly Russian climbers when it crash landed in the Tajik mountains.

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La Charbonnière / Alain Carle Architecte

Added: 13.08.2018 12:00 | 1 views | 0 comments


Located on the mountainside in the heart of a large real estate development project, the site of this residence essentially had been stripped by the developer to promote views of the St. Lawrence River and thus stimulate sales of the project lots. Paradoxically, this destructured the natural landscape, rendering appropriation of the site for residential purposes more complex, given the overexposure of the land. The resulting monumentality of the landscape is as spectacular as it is difficult to appropriate on a residential scale.

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16 feared dead in helicopter 'hard landing' in Tajikistan

Added: 13.08.2018 10:53 | 17 views | 0 comments

Up to 16 people, including 13 climbers and 3 helicopter crew, were unaccounted for after a "hard landing" in the mountains of Tajikistan, the Central Asian country's emergency committee said today.

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From: www.dnaindia.com

Hit the Bulgarian slopes: 3-7nt ski break from £199pp w/ flights, hotel, meals, ski hire & pass

Added: 13.08.2018 8:05 | 1 views | 0 comments

Celebrate the end of the heatwave by looking ahead to your winter escape. Our friends at TourCenter are offering this incredible ski deal where you can hit the Bulgarian slopes. Go for either 3, 5 or 7 nights and stay at the 4* Hotel Lion in the middle of the Bulgarian mountains. Half board meals…

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19″ Titan Glacier-Pro Men’s Mountain Bike - $409.99

Added: 13.08.2018 4:26 | 8 views | 0 comments

This 19" Titan Glacier-Pro Men's Mountain Bike features Yellow/Black finish and frame triangle full alloy ...

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