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California Gold Rush Treasure Lost at Sea

2 days agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

In 1857, the U.S. mail ship SS Central America left California for the East Coast. Aboard were 477 passengers, many of them newly rich from the California Gold Rush. They were returning home with their gold, over $2 million worth (hundreds of millions in today's money). Show More Summary

'Severe' Typhoon Doksuri pounds central Vietnam

Heavy rain and wind lashed Vietnam's central coast Friday as Typhoon Doksuri made landfall, prompting mass evacuations as officials predicted it could be the most powerful storm in a decade. Trees were torn down and local authorities cut power in some areas to avoid accidents as residents who remained in their homes hunkered down. Show More Summary

The Coast Guard is struggling with 'a capacity challenge' amid a cocaine boom

US Coast Guard officials have warned several times that their units are unable to keep up with the flows of illegal narcotics coming to the US from South and Central America. Vice Adm. Charles Ray, the Coast Guard's deputy commandant...Show More Summary

Weakened Irma floods central Miami but saves full fury for Florida’s Gulf Coast

last weekNews : The Raw Story

A weakening but still potent Hurricane Irma lashed Florida’s Gulf Coast on Sunday with tree-bending winds, pounding rain and surging surf, leaving more than 2.6 million homes and businesses without power statewide while flooding streets and swaying skyscrapers in Miami. Forecasters warned...

Irma aims full fury at Florida's Gulf Coast, floods central Miami

FORT MYERS/MIAMI (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma lashed the Gulf Coast of Florida with the brunt of its fury on Sunday afternoon, knocking out electricity to 2.5 million homes and businesses statewide while flooding streets and swaying skyscrapers in Miami.

Irma's 15-Foot Storm Surge Could Demolish 1,000 Miles Of Florida Coast: "It Will Cover Your House"

As we noted on Friday, sea-level analytics firm Climate Central had created a simulation based on the National Hurricane Center’s Coastal Emergency Risks Assessment storm surge and wave modeling that illustrated the devastating flooding in Miami that could result from Hurricane Irma’s storm surge. Show More Summary

Cubans take shelter in caves ahead of Irma’s blow

last weekNews : BlogPost

Irma began lashing Cuba’s north coast Friday with torrential rain and surging waves, while the island’s central provinces braced for the storm’s heaviest blow later this evening. The communist government has moved hundreds of thousands of people away from cities and towns along the coast, including some 10,000 tourists from hotels and beach resorts that […]

Carmel-by-the-Sea is the fairytale escape you've been dreaming of

last weekNews : NY Daily News

Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman were great on “Big Little Lies,” but the show's star was the scenery of California’s Central Coast.

Massive Quake Hits Off Mexico Coast

Tsunami warnings were issued for Mexico and several Central American nations after a massive earthquake off Mexico's southern coast just before midnight Thursday. The US Geological Survey says the 8.1-magnitude quake had an epicenter 102 miles west of Tapachula in southern Chiapas state, the AP reports. A tsunami warning...

8.0 earthquake strikes off Mexico coast; tsunami is possible in Mexico, Central America

A magnitude 8.0 earthquake has occurred of the southern Mexican coast, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Widespread hazardous tsunami waves are possible within the next three hours on some coasts of Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Honduras and Ecuador. The earthquake...

Unsettled at the Nevada Museum of Art: Upending Notions of the West in Tumultuous Times

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

The specific geographic focus of Unsettled begins in Alaska and continues down the west coast of North America, through Central America, concluding in Colombia. The post Unsettled at the Nevada Museum of Art: Upending Notions of the West in Tumultuous Times appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Monday Afternoon Open Thread

Here’s my favorite heron who resides on the western coast of Central Florida. His name is Igor: He’s a smart bird; he can spot a fishing bucket half a mile away and hastens to that spot, hoping for a bait fish handout. I’m gonna run out soon and get some stuff to make noodle salad. […]

Dozens of prisoners on the run in central Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Close to 100 prisoners escaped from prison in central Ivory Coast on Sunday in one of many security breaches in the West African economic powerhouse this year, state radio said.

Soldier Who Went Missing in Black Hawk Crash Off Yemen Identified

The helicopter crashed while the crew was training about 20 miles off the southern coast of Yemen, according to Central Command.

Hurricane Harvey captured from outer space

Watch NASA's striking footage from outer space of the devastating Category 4 hurricane that consumed the central Texas coast on August 24. The post Hurricane Harvey captured from outer space appeared first on

Hurricane Harvey relief: Do your part to help those in need

The devastating Hurricane Harvey slammed the U.S Texas Gulf Coast last week, and its effects are still wreaking havoc in the area and on the people who live there. But you can help. This is Windows Central, and as a Windows blog, we focus on Microsoft, Windows, Xbox and other related subjects for obvious reasons. Show More Summary

U.S. Black Hawk helicopter crashes off Yemen, one service member missing

3 weeks agoNews : The Lookout

A U.S. Black Hawk helicopter crashed off the coast of Yemen on Friday during a training mission and a search was under way for one U.S. service member, the U.S. military said. U.S. Central Command said in a statement that five otherShow More Summary

US helicopter crashes off the southern coast of Yemen

U.S. officials say a Black Hawk helicopter has crashed off the southern coast of Yemen while training its crew. In a statement issued by U.S. Central Command, officials say one … Click to Continue »

Macron commences last leg of East European tour in Bulgaria

French President Emmanuel Macron arrived at a French-style palace on the Black Sea coast for talks with Bulgarian leaders on the final leg of his three-day tour to central and … Click to Continue »

Sea snail devours hermit crab in Central America

The carnivorous sea snail was filmed sneaking up on its unsuspecting prey in the sand on the Pacific coast of Central America. The slow moving sea creatures scour the wet sand for food.

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