Rare Discovery: Archaeological Excavation in Pompeii Unearths Remains of Pregnant Tortoise

A pregnant tortoise was discovered during a Pompeii excavation. When Mount Vesuvius erupted, the animal was supposed to be looking for a spot to lay eggs amid the wreckage of a quake-damaged dwelling. (Photo: Image from Jebulon) Finding the Remains Archaeologists uncovered the bones of a pregnant tortoise who took a safety in the rubble … Read more

Shark Attack Reported in Lovers Point Beach, California; Shark’s Identity Remains Unknown

Shark attacks on humans have been considered to be rare by experts in the field. However, a recent incident off the waters off California adds to the multitude of cases of related attacks across the United States in recent years. Many of these attacks were unprovoked. In California’s Central Coast, a shark attacked a male … Read more

Central US Remains Under Persistent Second Wave of Heat Dome, Reaching 110 Degrees for the Week

Meteorologists predicted weather this week, saying that a massive heat dome will spin like a giant wheel across the central US, with the most persistent extreme temperatures centered over the southern Plains and lower Mississippi Valley region. Extreme temperatures will reach well into the 90 to 100 degrees in many parts of the central US … Read more

Aftershocks and Tsunami Threat Remains After the 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Off Nicaragua Coast

The Nicaraguan government warns the public to continue to remain vigilant following the earthquake. A 6.7 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale erupted in the Pacific Ocean near a fishing village on Nicaragua’s western coast recently. Geological authorities have not issued a tsunami warning but the Nicaraguan government claimed there is still a threat in … Read more