Near-Record Lull in Severe Weather Could Come to an End Next Week

Even though Friday was the official start to spring, severe weather season across the U.S. typically ramps up much earlier. This year, however, has been quiet. Extremely quiet. In fact, we're on track to see the quietest start to the year we've ever recorded. That's probably going to change pretty soon.… » 3/22/15 6:11pm 3/22/15 6:11pm

Watch this German village get trounced by a freak hail storm

Whoa, this is definitely not a storm you'd want to get caught in. This past weekend, a German town in Lower Saxony was absolutely pummelled by hail stones the size of tennis balls. Damage is estimated to be in the millions. » 7/31/13 4:40pm 7/31/13 4:40pm

Why is Lake Roopkund full of skeletons?

World War II was one of the first truly global wars, and soldiers in every country were told to be on the look-out for evidence of strange goings on. Even forest guards in Roopkund, India in 1942 were making long treks around the Himalayas and keeping their eyes peeled for anything sinister. One man, walking along a… » 10/25/12 8:40am 10/25/12 8:40am