Natural Hazards of 2013
February 2, 2014 | USGS
USGS has a short review of how a variety of natural hazards influenced the United States during calendar year 2013.
First Meteor Shower of 2014 Peaks Friday
January 5, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor
The Quadrantid meteor shower is expected to peak on Friday afternoon in the United States, but people in other parts of the world might see 60 to 120 meteors per hour. People in the United States might see a few meteors before sunrise and after sunset.
Related: What Causes a Meteor Shower?
$20,000 for a Canary Diamond Found in Arkansas?
April 17, 2014 | Weather Channel
Tana Clymer, a 14-year-old from Oklahoma City found a nice canary-colored diamond at the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas last fall. She recently sold it for $20,000.
Related: Diamond Mines in the United States.