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The Roaring Forties are extremely powerful westerly winds that blow in the Southern Hemisphere between latitudes 40° and 50°.
Lightning is a natural electrical discharge created by imbalances between a cumulonimbus cloud and the ground or within itself.
Ocean Ramsey is a marine biologist, professional freediver and scuba instructor, marine and shark conservationist.
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Earthquakes are the deadliest and most damaging natural disasters in the world. But why do they happen, and what caused the planet to shake violently?
A seismic wave is an energy wave that travels through the Earth's layers.
  • World-renowned surf photographer and filmmaker Tim McKenna released "Waves Story," a short movie featuring professional freediver Arnaud Jerald.
  • Gale warnings are notifications issued by national meteorological agencies that save lives and minimize property damage and loss. Here's how these extreme weather alerts work.