What will become of the massive volcanic pumice rafts spreading…

Last week, we told you about a 7,500-square-mile raft of pumice discovered floating in the Pacific Ocean, but more recent observations by NASA reveal that chunks of the volcanic rock have since spread over an area of 100,000 square miles. So people are starting to wonder: What will become of the pumice? » 8/22/12 4:40pm 8/22/12 4:40pm

A naval officer calls this "the weirdest thing I've seen in 18 years at…

The Royal New Zealand Navy has discovered 7500 square miles of the lightweight stone pumice floating in the South Pacific. New Zealand's Scoop reports that Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Tim Oscar called it "the weirdest thing I've seen in 18 years at sea." Oscar went on to tell Scoop: » 8/12/12 8:52pm 8/12/12 8:52pm