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A 21-year-old entrepreneur is making sour cheese from volcanic mineral water

A 21-year-old woman from Portugal makes a unique “sour water” cheese using mineral water drawn from volcanic springs. The Queijaria Furnense factory in the Azores islands makes about 500 wheels of the volcanic cheese each day. Hot springs filled with iron-rich water are landmarks across the Azores. View more episodes […]
A 21-year-old entrepreneur is making sour cheese from volcanic mineral water
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13 volcanoes around the world that could erupt at any time

Last week, USA Today reported that a large volcano in Ecuador called Tungurahua could collapse on itself. The volcano is far from the only potentially dangerous one around the world, with Japan’s Mount Fuji, Oregon’s Mount Hood, and others in the Philippines, Indonesia, and New Zealand also posing a threat. […]
13 volcanoes around the world that could erupt at any time
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Scientists have figured out how to better predict where and when volcanoes will erupt — and their models accurately pinpointed disasters of the past

A new study reports how computer modelling can forecast future magma pathways through the Earth, and help geologists predict the locations of potential vents in volcanically active areas. These predictions could help cities that sit near active volcanoes, like Naples, Italy, better prepare for future eruptions. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Scientists have figured out how to better predict where and when volcanoes will erupt — and their models accurately pinpointed disasters of the past
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Meet the only NASA astronaut to climb Mount Everest

Scott Parazysnki is the only NASA astronaut who has both flown in space and successfully climbed to the summit of Mount Everest. Parazynski, 57, joined NASA as an astronaut in 1992. He flew on five Space Shuttle missions, and participated in seven spacewalks. After his first attempt to reach the […]
Meet the only NASA astronaut to climb Mount Everest