World’s Strangest

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The Hottest Place on Earth

Desert sun overhead, volcanic forces beneath your feet, and the average year-round temperature is 94F (34C)! This is Danakil Depression in Ethiopia, where the ground springs forth with lava and hot mineral springs that evaporate and leave salt formations behind. See a collection of beautiful and foreboding photographs of the region at Environmental Graffiti. Link (Image [...]

Drone causes UFO scare over Russia

An unmanned drone was filmed overhead during recent protests generating headlines about UFO involvement. Witnesses claimed that the object was flying …

Joplin: Before and After

NPR posted overhead views of Joplin, Missouri before the tornado hit Sunday, and two days after the devastation. You can move a slider over the pictures to compare the two. Be warned, it’s sad. Link -via Bits and Pieces