A pancake collapse occurred on Friday at the parking structure that services Washington D.C.’s famed Watergate Hotel. The D.C. Fire Department responded to the failure as one person was injured. The multi-level partial collapse also affected cars parked in the garage. According to officials the area was under construction at the time of the collapse. The Watergate Hotel, which is part of the complex of offices and condominiums, is undergoing $125 million renovation. The 2600 block of Virginia Avenue was closed due to the incident.
Two new videos reveal the devastation caused by the magnitude 7.8 Nepal earthquake, that severely affected the country, are provided below. A short video taken during the earthquake shows massive landslides triggered by the seismic activity, while a drone that flew over the affectred areas after the earthquake captures breath taking pictures of the degree of destruction.
With death toll from Saturday's devastating magnitude 7.8 earthquake reaching 3,000, Nepal is struggling to deal with the problems caused by the main as well as the strong aftershocks taking place in the region. United Nations estimate that nearly 5 million people were affected by the worst earthquake in Nepal in the last 80 years.
As of April 24th, Costa Rica has generated all of its electricity this year using only renewable resources. In a report released last week, the Costa Rican Electricity Institute believes the energy streak is likely to continue, estimating that Costa Rica will end 2015 having obtained 97% percent of its energy from renewables.
Scenes taken directly from Arachnophobia have been recorded at the Baltimore Wastewater Treatment Plant. Researchers discovered millions of spiders in the facility, whose web covered nearly 95% of the building's interiors. The facility spans over an area nearly four acres large and is literally engulfed in the spider web.