Betelgeuse may explode

Betelgeuse may explode Facts

Betelgeuse ever goes off, explode under its own weight and become a spectacular supernova. But this will not happen so soon …

Will Betelgeuse second sun?

Short answer: no. It is unlikely that the explosion will happen in the next thousand or even millions of years. If we allow this possibility, our planet is too far away to feel the negative impact of the explosion, which requires less than 50 light years. Betelgeuse is 10 times farther away, so it does not come from any threat to life on our planet.

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Rain caused flooding in several villages in the west of Georgia

August 25, 2013. A strong torrential rain, which lasted more than an hour Sunday in Tsalendzhikh district in the west of Georgia (Samegrelo region) caused flooding in seven villages, destroyed roads and bridges linking the settlements, residents were left without crops and livestock.

According to the Georgian media, powerful streams of water destroyed three bridges in the villages Leah Pahlauni and in the heart of Tsalenjikha. Water rushed into the houses, plots of land flooded, nut and other plantations and almost claimed the already harvested.

According to reports, in several villages of the district have gone landslides blocked the access

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In Rio, will be a new "green" stadium

In Rio, will be a new "green" stadium Facts

There are reports that the company presented Fernandes Arquitetos Associados stadium project for the finals of the World Cup in Rio de Janeiro in 2014. Feature of the project will be that will be used when using the maximum amount of recycled materials and environmental technologies, and the developers have tried to keep the spirit of the legendary stadium "Marakana". The same stadium will be used at football matches of FIFA in 2013, and later at the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2016.

In the first place, will

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South Korean village evacuated after toxic leak

South Korean village evacuated after toxic leak Danger Zone

About 70 residents of a village in South Korea evacuated after at a factory south-eastern city of Gumi leaked toxic chemical. It turned out to hydrofluoric acid, seven tons of which emerged at the end of September 2012.

It is noteworthy that the evacuation was initiated by the villagers, who feared for his health, while local administration is no warning not released. Villagers require administration of the organization of temporary shelter to the mark. The remaining two hundred with some villagers to be evacuated by the local authorities have

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Scientists have discovered a valley glaciers of Antarctica the size of the Grand Canyon

July 26. British scientists have discovered a gigantic rift valley beneath glaciers in western Antarctica. Their findings were published Wednesday in the scientific journal "Neychur» / Nature /. Experts believe that the fault depth of 1.6 km, and the size of the U.S. Grand Canyon may be related to high rates of ice melt in the region.

Depression in the earth's crust is located under a glacier Ferrigno, which stretches for 28 km to the Gulf of Eltanin in the Bellingshausen Sea in West Antarctica. The discovery was made by scientists using radar that can penetrate through the

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Swedish village suffered during the floods

Swedish village suffered during the floods Natural Disasters

One of the Swedish village called Gagsmark near Skelleftea in the far northern region was under the influence of Vasterbotten flooding. About 40 families have been cut off from the outside world after the spill occurred Aby River and adjacent lakes.

Delivery of fresh food and transporting people to work in other locations are not possible due to the fact that the main road leading from the village disappeared under an impressive layer of water two feet in height. Was flooded and the cemetery. Local residents surprised by the extensive

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Global warming will cause the extinction of the famous beaches

Global warming will cause the extinction of the famous beaches Facts

Scientists believe that by the end of the 21st century because of global warming, sea level rise of 25-30 cm It would be enough to some of the most famous, but, unfortunately, low-lying beaches of the planet forever disappeared under the water and turned into the seabed. Here is a list of beaches that sea level rise threatens the first place:

Ports Beach in Victoria, Australia.

Pattaya Beach in the east of the Gulf of Thailand.

Kololi Beach in the West African state

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In Mexico — Hurricane in Chile — snow

August 27, 2013. Hurricane in Mexico and the snow in the desert of Chile. Mexico on Monday hit a tropical storm. He brought destruction and loss of life. Meanwhile, in Chile's Atacama Desert for the first time in decades, the snow fell with the rain.

At least 13 people were killed after a Monday the Mexican state of Veracruz hit tropical storm "Fernand." He brought torrential rains and massive landslides.

In the city of Martinez de la Torre has dropped about 30 inches of rain. As a result, Bobos local river burst its banks and the stream rushed

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iPhone 5 is less toxic than the Galaxy SIII

iPhone 5 is less toxic than the Galaxy SIII Facts

One of the RECs with the organization iFixit have aimed to compare the presence and concentration of toxins in 36 different brands of mobile phones, including the extremely popular now iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S III.

As it turned out, was the least toxic model Motorola Citrus, was followed iPhone 4 S and LG Remarq. Novelty mobile and Samsung Galaxy S III took in that ranking fifth and ninth place respectively. The most unsafe, presence of toxic substances contained, was iPhone 2G, released in 2007.

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A tropical storm formed off the coast of Fernand Mexico

August 26, 2013. Tropical storm "Fernand" formed on Sunday off the coast of Mexico. This was reported by experts from the National Center for monitoring hurricanes, located in Miami / Florida /.

Currently, "Ferdinand" is located 40 km to the east of the Mexican state of Veracruz. Wind speed in the eye of the storm is 72 miles per hour. According to meteorologists, the cyclone is moving in a westerly direction at a speed of 14 kilometers per hour and is projected to reach the coast today. In some parts of Mexico declared a storm warning.

Atmospheric phenomenon is classified

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