The Iguazú Falls overflow in flood of biblical proportions

Following massive rainfalls in Misiones, Argentina, and Santa Catarina and Paraná, Brazil, the famous Iguazú Falls are now overflowing, carrying 46,300 cubic meters per second—33 times the usual water flow rate. The images and video are unbelievable. I hope you have your arks ready, my friends. » 6/11/14 7:23pm 6/11/14 7:23pm

Haunting Aerial Photographs of Drowned Villages in Canada

Photographer Louis Helbig is archiving aerial views of Canadian villages drowned by the construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway on his website Sunken Villages. The photos are haunting and gorgeous, almost emerald-like, but often difficult to read. Outlines of houses and roads barely emerge from the silt like scenes… » 10/22/13 6:20pm 10/22/13 6:20pm

SentrySafe Hard Drive Endures Trial by Fire (and Water)

Whenever our journalistic brethren get to set something on fire and douse it with water, we like to commemorate the moment. Wired's Gadget Lab just performed such a battery of tests on the SentrySafe fire-and-flood proof hard drives, ones we first saw » 9/20/08 10:15am 9/20/08 10:15am almost a year ago. On one hand, the test went as predicted, but on…