• Mother Nature's Most Deadly Storms

    07-07-2016

    At just after 1 pm a rolling fog-like cloud appeared, initially causing no alarm until it was appreciated for it was, one of Mother Nature's most deadly phenomena, an F5 tornado, and one that would leave 695 people dead in its wake. More >>

  • Mount Vesuvius: The Volcano

    07-07-2016

    While we often think of recent natural disaster events, one of the most famous world disaster events was the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Mount Vesuvius sits near the Bay of Naples, only a few miles from the city itself. More >>

  • The Great Chicago Fire

    07-07-2016

    In light of the multitude of recent natural disaster incidents, many people have looked back in history to see the results of other major historical disasters. More >>

  • The Dust Bowl Consumes Farms

    07-07-2016

    The Dust Bowl was a horrific weather disaster: a weather storm that occurred during the '30s. More >>

  • What happened at Chernobyl and why?

    07-07-2016

    Chernobyl was the worst nuclear disaster in history. The Chernobyl nuclear plant was situated the north of what is now Ukraine, and built to a rather archaic (and now discredited) design. More >>

  • 2004 Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami

    07-07-2016

    The 2004 ocean earthquake and tsunami was as bad a recent natural disaster as there has been in terms of recorded fatalities. More >>

  • Hindenburg

    07-07-2016

    The Hindenburg disaster stands out not because of the numbers that died or were injured, but because it was the first time that such a world disaster was captured on film and received a global audience. More >>

  • Why Titanic Proved a Grave Tragedy

    07-07-2016

    Many people wonder how such a devastating disaster could occur, and history reveals a number of things that went wrong when the massive ship sunk in April of 1912. More >>

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