Landslide blocks river in northern Nepal; 8 dead

Deadly landslide in Nepal

Chandrakant Zanjare, who said he lost 13 family members to a landslide, wails near the site where his house stood in Malin village, in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.                   (AP / Rafiq Maqbool)

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Mt. Sinabung Volcano Explosive Eruption minutes ago

Eruption at Mt. Sinabung Volcano Indonesia,  15 November, 2013              Photo: Huffington Post

24 November, 2013  –  6:55 pm PST

John Seach@johnseach

Explosive eruption at Sinabung volcano Indonesia 12 minutes ago. Ash to 25,000 ft altitude

Massive dinosaur fossil unearthed by Alberta pipeline crew

CBC News
Oct. 3, 2013

A 30-metre-long fossilized dinosaur was found by a pipeline crew working southwest of Spirit River, Alta., on Tuesday. (Supplied)

A massive dinosaur fossil has been found by a pipeline crew near Spirit River, Alta.

The 30-metre-long fossilized skeleton was found Tuesday when a backhoe operator working on the Tourmaline Oil Corp. pipeline installation moved some earth, inadvertently breaking off a piece of the fossil.

Thinking he had simply chipped off a section of rock, the backhoe operator laid the piece to the side and turned to resume excavation work.

That’s when he saw the exposed fossil in the embankment in front of him.

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