Video: Natural Gas Pipeline Explodes Under a Cornfield in Illinois

A natural gas pipeline exploded beneath a cornfield last night, producing a massive, 300 foot high fireball and a pressure wave that could be felt more than 3 miles away. Watch video of the fire that air-traffic reports indicate was visible from the air from more than 160 miles away in Pawnee.

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China Tells Polluters: Clean Up Your Act, or Face THE DEATH PENALTY!

AWESOMESAUCE!! The Chinese government just issued a new judicial interpretation that will allow courts to issue harsher punishments for environmental crimes, and reports coming out of Chinese news agencies is that THE DEATH PENALTY could be handed down for the most serious offenses against the environment.

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