The aim of the project of the new channel, launched on 6 August, 2014 and was completed in less than 12 months instead of three years that were the initial estimates, was the increase of jobs and the strengthening of profits.
The giant factory that is manufactured by Tesla in the Nevada desert is very important since it will be the place where batteries will be produced for hundreds of thousands of affordable electric cars.
Rain-induced landslides have hit a death toll of nearly 20,000 since 2007. For an overview of the landslides' locations NASA has updated the open source Global Landslide Catalog. The video released by NASA reveals very useful information on the statistics of landslides.
The increase in the frequency of low intensity tremors, originating from the San Andreas Fault, about 10 hours after the magnitude 6 Napa earthquake last August, and an observed increase in two other locations, frequently struck by earthquakes, has set the ground for a comprehensive search for tremors across the state. Watch the video with UC Berkeley seismologist Peggy Hellweg describing how "Tremorscope" a new technology may explain a possible connection between tremors and earthquakes.
In the Buffalo National River, somebody can hear the running water and the next minute the water is gone! In the Ozarks, there are streams that disappear and reappear randomly! The ultimate question is about the reason that the streams become disappeared and the place in which the "disappeared" water goes.