Indonesia Faces Long Road to Recovery After Earthquake and Tsunami Claim 2,000 Lives

Indonesia is reeling from a series of geologically-triggered disasters. While it was still assessing the fallout from August’s deadly Lombok earthquake, a major earthquake on September 28 triggered a tsunami that slammed into Central Sulawesi. According to the latest UN reports, this disaster robbed at least 2,010…

Hundreds Confirmed Dead in Indonesian Tsunami, With Officials Warning Toll Will Rise [Updated]

The 7.5-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit the eastern Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday is confirmed to have killed hundreds of people, the New York Times reported on Saturday, with at least 405 confirmed deaths in the city of Palu and the toll likely to rise much higher as search-and-rescue…

Mexico's Game-Winning Goal Against Germany May Have Caused an Artificial Earthquake [Update]

When you knock off the defending World Cup champion, things are bound to get a little crazy. So it was in Mexico. In Sunday’s match against Germany, El Tri scored what proved to be the game’s only goal in the 35th minute. The resulting celebration of the thousands gathered in downtown Mexico City seems likely to have…

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