Christine Charbeneau

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Chelyabinsk meteorite hit the Earth like a warning shot fired from space

Just after sunrise on 15 February 2013, as commuters made their way along snow-covered roads to Chelyabinsk in south-west Russia, the clear blue sky was torn by a hurtling lump of space rock.<p>The meteorite appeared without warning, out of the sun, on a shallow trajectory. It thumped into the …

VIDEO: Volcano Erupts In El Salvador, Ash And Gas Soar

The first eruption of eastern El Salvador's Chaparrastique volcano in 37 years sent ash and gas soaring as much as six miles into the air on Sunday and led authorities to evacuate thousands of people from their homes.<p>According to the country's Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, the …

Single-Use Credit Cards Could Have Lessened Pain For Target Shoppers

As many Target shoppers have found in recent days, our latest credit card statements come with unexpected surprises. At my home, that means a charge of $897.59 from Sprint Wireless on December 9 based in Littleton, Colorado. That’s enough for two high quality smartphones – great gifts for the …

UFC 168 Recap: The Women Outshine the Men as Silva's Leg Breaks in Half

UFC 168 was promoted as an event filled with grudge matches. For the uninitiated, a grudge match means the two athletes have fought before. While this type of hype makes for great marketing, the actual event was a mixed bag. The final UFC event of 2013 was filled with enough minute men to make …

10 Ancient Archaeological Sites for Your World Travel Bucket List

Shares 7K<p>Typically, when ancient archaeological sites get some form of development, it’s a benefit.<p>With development comes better controlled access …