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  • Corpse plant
    Excitement reigns as corpse plant blooms
    Visitors to the U.S. Botanical Gardens in Washington D.C. on Monday morning were greeted with the offensive smell of rotting flesh, but excitement ruled the day. The long-awaited blooming of the "corpse" flower had finally arrived.Called...
  • Volcanoes, rainforests, lakes, ancient palaces await eco-visitors to Sumatra
    Volcanoes, rainforests, lakes, ancient palaces await eco-visitors to Sumatra
    Imagine telling your neighbors a story that starts like this when you get back from your vacation next year:“Well, on the first day we hopped on a jet at Singapore and flew over to Medan – you know, on Sumatra – where we checked...
  • Ozark First Assembly's theme for Missions Convention was Committed
    Chris Duncan speaks at Ozark First Assembly's Missions Convention 2012
    Sunday was Missions Convention at Ozark First Assembly (OFA), and it was a time of God demonstrating his wonder working power. In the weeks leading up to Missions Convention, Kip and the Choir practiced after every Wednesday’s service for it...
  • Residents take refuges
    Mentawai Tsunami Indonesia kills dozens, many missing
    Following a 7.5 magnitude earthquake in the island region of Metawai in Indonesia, a 10 foot high tsunami was triggered.Tsunami warnings were issued by Indonesia's National Disaster Management Agency. The tsunami waves went as far as 400...
  • 7.5 quake hits Sumatra, Indonesia
    Indonesia hit by 7.5 earthquake, no tsunami
    An 7.5 earthquake jarred the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia last Monday afternoon. A tsunami watch was issued, but was eventually canceled an hour after it was issued.According to the US Geological Survey, the epicenter was at a depth of 20.5...