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International News Archive - December 04, 2012

Russian Far East A Hotbed Of Seismic, Volcanic Activity: Potential Threat To Pacific Basin

The Soviet government has long kept outsiders away from the Russian Far East, shrouding a source of powerful earthquakes and volcanic activity on the Pacific Rim in secrecy.

Disappearing Savannahs Threaten African Lions

A new report from Duke University researchers suggests that Africa's savannahs have been disappearing at an alarming rate, threatening once robust population of lions.

Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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