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Watch California's powerful, relentless winds stoke the state's fires

Read more... More about Science, California, Extreme Weather, Climate Change, and Wildfires
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When will this terrible wildfire season in California end?

Rain will be the antidote to the worst of this California fire season. Most years, some rains would have already arrived. But California's grasses, woodlands, and forests remain profoundly parched — with some areas even matching or exceeding
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Terrifying footage shows Southern California fires nipping at a highway

More harrowing footage of the California wildfires shows just how close the fires in the southern part of the state keep creeping to large urban areas.  The new video from ABC7 show the Peak Fire burning right up to the edge of a busy Highway
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How you can help the victims of California's potent wildfires

The California fire season should be winding down by autumn, but it's alive and well. The Camp Fire largely turned Paradise — a town of over 26,000 — to ash while burning fleeing victims alive in their cars. On the other side of the
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7 videos of people setting their Thanksgiving turkeys on fire

Nothing screams Thanksgiving like a deep-fryer fire and a charred turkey. We're not talking a little smoke either. There are people out there whose fryers and ovens have been engulfed in flames on the biggest food holiday of the year.   If you'
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Jimmy Kimmel on the Sarah Sanders doctored video: 'She should be fired for that'

The doctored video of the interaction between CNN's Jim Acosta and a White House intern, which was posted by the Trump administration and originated from Infowars, hardly pleased many of us, including Jimmy Kimmel. "She should be forced to resign
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Intense videos show the Camp Fire ravaging Northern California

The destructive Camp Fire has already burned over 18,000 acres of Butte County, Northern California as of Thursday afternoon, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.  Since starting at 6:30 a.m. PT just north of
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Pilot Your Program the ‘Ready, Fire, Aim’ Way

“Ready, fire, aim. Do it! Make it happen! Action counts. No one ever sat on their way to success.” – Tom Peters, American business writer In the business literature, especially in articles written by academics lacking
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Relatable man sets fire to home while attempting to kill spiders with a blowtorch

Insects of any kind in the house can be anyone's worst nightmare. But to what lengths would you go to get rid of them? According to a report from ABC 30, a man in Fresno, California almost burned his parents' house down on Tuesday while trying to
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Oh, no! A Samsung Galaxy 9 phone reportedly caught fire in a woman's purse

Oh, no! Have the Samsung Galaxy’s exploding battery woes returned? An alleged incident has been reported by the New York Post detailing what may be the first case of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9’s battery catching on fire. SEE ALSO: Not a

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