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Global National reporter Francis Silvaggio got up close and personal with a devastating mudslide in Johnsons Landing, British Columbia on Friday. Silvaggio's camera crew also captured a narrow escape by a couple on another boat, just moments before trees came crashing down onto the water. Others weren't so lucky, as four people are still missing in the wake of mudslides which have wiped out four homes.

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Damn Nature U Scary of the Day

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"That's the loudest noise I've ever heard. I thought Jesus was comin!" Twins outfielder Denard Span tweeted.

Span was of course referring to Sunday afternoon's Thunderclap From Hell during the top of the fourth inning against the Rangers -- it so terrified teammate Josh Willingham that he dropped to all fours. (Watch for him, he's the runner on first.)

Everyone else on the field was content to run screaming for the dugout, and the game was delayed for 45 minutes.

[cosbysweaters]

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Damn Nature U Scary of the Day: Eerie sounds emanate from a frozen lake in the Ukrainian city of Odessa.

The uploader of the video claims the sounds are the result of shifting ice scraping against the rocks below, but I get the distinct feeling he's using logic and reason to cover up something that doesn't exist.

[h/t: @alex_ogle.]

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When Life Imitates SyFy of the Day: A killer whale was spotted battling a shiver of sharks off the coast of Blue Cliffs Beach in Tuatapere, New Zealand.

Eyewitnesses said the whale was herding the sharks towards Blue Cliffs' shore. One of the sharks involved in the melee ended up getting beached.

According to a marine scientist wit

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Damn Nature U Scary of the Day: Even the dulcet narration of Sir David Attenborough can't temper the terror of the underwater "Icicle of Death." 

The temperature of this sinking brine, which was well below 0C, caused the water to freeze in an icy sheath around it.

Where the so-called 'brinicle' met the sea bed a web of ice formed freezing everything it touched, including s

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Damn Nature U Scary of the Day: Extreme storm chaser Reed Timmer captured this rather ridiculous shot of a tornado touching down east of Tipton, Oklahoma.

No injuries were reported, but several structures, including an Oklahoma State University extension field office, wer