Brian Hobby

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Italy's Mount Etna Volcano Blows Smoke Rings

In a new round of eruptions this week, Italy's Mount Etna volcano puffs dozens of smoke rings into the sky.

Randy Moss Tries to Name 20 Quarterbacks Who Threw Him a Pass in 14-Year Career

In a pre-show meeting for Fox Sports, former NFL wide receiver Randy Moss was asked to name all of the quarterbacks who threw him a pass<i>.</i> As Moss has done for years, he entertained everyone as he tried to come up with the names.<p>In his defense, it's probably not easy to remember every quarterback's …

Football (U.S.)

Make-A-Wish Helps Batkid Save the City of San Francisco

Today, a 5-year-old named Miles Scott is having a day he'll never forget. Battling leukemia since he was just one, Miles is fulfilling his dream of becoming Batkid with the help of Make-A-Wish Foundation and thousands upon thousands of supportive fans who are in San Francisco. (See original post, …

Viral Video: Why Are "Roll Clouds" So Rare?

A Texas couple recently captured the phenomenon on camera.<p><b>It's not something you see every day: a horizontal cloud, vibrant orange and rotating, that's taken over the sky.</b><p><b>But that's just what people got to see online this week after a couple in Timbercreek Canyon, Texas, spotted a "weird-looking</b> …

The Collapsing Climate on Flipboard

By jim burton | ➡️Look at this "magazine" as a knowledge base to be passed on to the misinformed masses, not just to flip into other Flipboard …

Typhoon Haiyan's impact revealed in before-and-after satellite images

Several hours before Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines on Nov. 7, DigitalGlobe activated FirstLook, an online service that provides satellite imagery of large scale disasters. Their satellites collected more than 7,300 square miles of imagery in the areas hardest hit by the typhoon — …

Typhoon Haiyan in Pictures

Halloween 2013: Top Costumes, History, Myths, More

Here's everything you need to know about one of our favorite holidays.<p><b>Halloween 2013 should be less scary in the United States than last year's holiday, when the monstrous Hurricane Sandy savaged parts of the U.S. Northeast.</b><p>Despite the storm, 2012 featured record participation and spending that, …

New Alzheimer's Research Holds Promise for Future

Studies are focusing on sleep, brain proteins, new drugs, lifestyle, and more.<p><i>Part of our weekly "In Focus" series—stepping back, looking closer.</i><p><b>Every week brings reports of research furthering our understanding of Alzheimer's disease, which affects more than five million Americans today. The</b> …

The Happiest Country in the World

So far, I’ve been to about ten countries that each claim to be the happiest country on Earth.<p>In Iceland, in Denmark, in Holland, even in India once, someone pulled me aside to claim that their country is the happiest. I never disagree; I just simply ask, “How do you know?”<p>I’ve taken enough Stats …