This animation shows every recorded earthquake in sequence as they occurred from January 1, 2001, through December 31, 2015, at a rate of 30 days per second. The earthquake hypocenters first appear as flashes then remain as colored circles before shrinking with time so as not to obscure subsequent earthquakes.
Thrill seekers are addicted to visiting places around the world that can give them that adrenaline rush they look for. But even the most intrepid of them would think twice before experiencing some of the most beautiful, yet dangerous, pools or waterfalls. Here are the five most hazardous places to take a dive in.
1. Victoria Falls, Zambia
Astronomers have spotted a distant world that orbits far beyond Pluto, in the extreme reaches of the Solar System.
The object, known informally as L91, may be in the process of gradually shifting its way inward from the Oort cloud — a reservoir of comets and other icy bodies — into the equally icy Kuiper belt. No object has ever been seen doing this.