"Oarfish caught in fishing net in Wakasa Bay, Japan (Jan. 11, 2018)
On the morning of Jan. 11, fishermen saw the fish wriggling like a giant snake when they pulled up their net. The fish was in good condition and its silver body and red fins…"
"Asia-Pacific Gateway undersea internet cable damaged
On December 23, 2017 the undersea internet cable Asia-Pacific Gateway suddenly broke on the section connecting Vietnam and Singapore. The damage affected ten percent of Vietnam’s…"
"Very large fireball meteor spotted over United Kingdom at 5:33pm local time on December 31, 2017
United Kingdom Meteor Observation Network received 700+ public reports. Many observers reported green colour and fragmentation at the end. The meteor…"
"Transformer explosion blamed in Cleveland power outage that affected 40,000 (Dec 27, 2017)
The transformer explosion happened around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the West 41st Street substation, which is a main power hub in the city and services…"
"Unusual Cloud Forms Over North Texas on Christmas Morning (Dec 25, 2017)
NBC 5 viewer Mitt McGuire snapped this photo on Christmas morning of an unusual cloud over North Texas. This is what we call a hole-punch cloud, or alternatively, a fallstreak…"
"Meteor flashes across Finnish skies – more than 200 sightings (Dec 23, 2017)
An especially bright meteor streaked through the sky at around 8 pm on Friday. The Ursa Astronomical Association has logged more than 230 sightings of the…"
"'Fallstreak' cloud dazzles Central Virginia skies (Dec 14, 2017)
NBC12 viewers spotted a cloud formation in the skies on Thursday night that had many asking: WHAT IS THAT? The cloud is what is known as a "fallstreak" cloud.…"
"Thousands of Leicester homes without power on freezing evening after substation fire (Dec 16, 2017)
Firefighters tackled a blaze that broke out in an electricity sub-station in Leicester [United Kingdom] shortly before 8pm on…"
"Explosion, Fire Knocks Out Power in Salina, Kansas (Dec 8, 2017)
An explosion and fire at a substation in Salina at about 7:30 a.m. Friday morning caused more than 6,000 energy customers to be without power for nearly an hour.
"Fireball lights up the night sky over Wisconsin's capital (Dec 19, 2017)
A bright meteor was observed in Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois around 11:50pm on Monday night.
A rooftop webcam at University of Wisconsin-Madison…"
"Astronomers: Meteor Not Part Of Geminid Meteor Shower (Dec 15, 2017)
A huge fireball streaked across the Denver [Colorado] sky Thursday night before exploding in a flash.
Thursday was the last day of peak viewing for the annual Geminid Meteor…"
"Hole punch cloud over Tulsa (December 5, 2017)
A fallstreak hole, or hole punch cloud, was spotted around sunset over the Tulsa area in northeast Oklahoma on Monday evening. Many residents snapped pictures of the cloud as it was illuminated by the…"
"Australia-Singapore subsea internet cable cut just six weeks after being repaired (December 4, 2017)
The SEA-ME-WE3 subsea cable that connects Perth in Western Australia to Singapore was cut in the early hours of 3 December 2017. The cable…"