Natural Disasters

Ancient Chinese origin myth actually happened, say researchers

Are wildfires getting worse?

Which U.S. volcanoes are likely to erupt next?

Earthquakes: Finding fault with nature

Why we turn to dogs when disaster strikes

How hurricanes are named (and why)

7 monuments, cities and world treasures we could lose to rising sea levels

Tabletop planter from Japan doubles as emergency earthquake helmet

New Zealand's '8th Wonder of the World' rediscovered

Sinkhole forms in pond, devours 25 tons of fish

Earthquake-proof bed looks more terrifying than the Big One itself

Scientists identify the single most lightning-struck spot on Earth