Islanders watch lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano light up the night sky
The lives of thousands have been impacted by the trail of destruction caused by the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja island in La Palma which has been spewing lava and ash since September 19th. Clouds of thick ash have forced the closure of the island’s airport for the second time since the eruption, grounding flights as the island waits for the nightmare to end.news.yahoo.com
Michigan Gov. Whitmer sports ‘Shark Week’ swag after explicit joke goes viral
“It’s not just Shark Week, it’s Shark Week mother------.”Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer was shown mouthing that phrase on live feed ahead of her Democratic National Convention speech Monday. In response, Whitmer’s “friends” with the Discovery channel’s “Shark Week” have sent her some suitable swag, according to an Instagram post shared Saturday. “Thank you to my friends at @sharkweek for the swag!” reads an Instagram post shared by Whitmer, where she is seen wearing a “Shark Week” t-shirt and holding a shark. Whitmer’s “Shark Week” comments weren’t broadcast live on Monday, but rather were shown on a live feed of her speech before it started. Whitmer (D-MI) jokes before going live: "It's not just Shark Week ... it's Shark Week *mouths expletive*" pic.twitter.com/KSndbTvLZi — The Recount (@therecount) August 18, 2020In an interview Thursday on BuzzFeed’s News O’Clock podcast, Whitmer explained the backstory to her “Shark Week” comment.
Shark vs. underwater camera
Shark vs. underwater camera Researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution took a new underwater vehicle to an island off Mexico to track and film great white sharks. The hunter became the hunted when one of the sharks mistook the camera for a seal. (Source: Discovery Channel / Shark Week)cbsnews.com