On Sunday night, the ocean running alongside the East Coast Road in Chennai lit up with sparkling, luminescent water. Eyewitnesses were shocked and delighted to witness something so magical-looking and dubbed it 'sea sparkle'. But what they saw wasn't an undiscovered phenomenon - it's called bioluminescence and it actually occurs in many living organisms. That doesn't make it any less amazing though. Here's what 'sea sparkle' really is.
The country experienced some very weird weather over the weekend, especially Colorado.
A group of storm chasers spotted the “Wizard of Oz” IRL Saturday in Eads, and they captured the unusual sight in the video above.
Rain-nado or Torn-bow? You decide.
A photo was also posted to Facebook and Twitter, with some commenters wondering if it was Photoshopped.
Although the video footage proves otherwise.
“Somewhere over the rainbow in Colorado today, there was another rainbow, with a tornado above it!” the Basehunters wrote on Facebook. “An incredible sight to witness in person!”
Sure it’s cool to see, but it’s probably not a great idea to try to find the pot of gold in this case.
Meanwhile in Denver, late season snow on Sunday made for some unpleasant conditions to play baseball, but they did anyway.
The Colorado Rockies tweeted pictures of Coors Field blanketed in snow Sunday ahead of theirafternoon game against the LA Dodgers.
Go home Mother Nature, you’re drunk.
So this is what the Apocalypse looks like.
Chile’s Calbuco volcano erupted multiple times Wednesday night for the first time in over 40 years, turning the sky into a scene straight out of Hell.
The eruption was captured in some pretty amazing video footage and photos. Watch the clip above as ash pours out into the red sky while lightning flashes in the background.
4,000 people have been evacuated from the area, including 1,500 residents from the town of Ensenada, after Chile’s National Service of Geology and Mining (Sernaageomin) issued a “Red Alert.”
“There was a lot of panic, lots of chaos, traffic jams, people going to supermarkets, everyone looking for water, trying to take out money from the ATMs,” said one witness according to CNN.
So far there have been no injuries or deaths reported, said Interior Minister Rodrigo Peñailillo, but some flights have been cancelled.
Note to self: Don’t go swimming in Brazil.
Joao Antonio Cruz Junior recently uploaded a video to YouTube of him feeding some piranhas in a river.
It looks pretty calm until he tosses in a hunk of meat, and then all hell breaks loose.
Watch as these water demons tear their food to shreds, and then never go anywhere near this place ever because they will ruthlessly kill you and gnaw on your bones.
A freak storm ripped through the lot outside the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on Wednesday, ripping tents out of the ground and injuring 4 people (nothing serious).
The best part of this video is the confused cow mascot which doesn't quite seem to know what's happening or where to go.
Just move cow, moooooove!
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.
"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.