5 Cities Teetering on the Brink of Disaster

Pompeii was a disaster waiting to happen. Your town may be one too, if you live in one of these cities.

Doomed Cities Vesuvius Ruins

Wikimedia CommonsThe ruins of Pompeii.

At about noon, on August 24, 79 AD, the 20,000 people who lived in the Roman resort city of Pompeii were all running for their lives.

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What Is Donald Trump Actually Saying?

What are Donald Trump’s garbled, rambling, grammar-school level speeches actually saying? Linguistics experts attempt to explain.

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Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesDonald Trump delivers a speech during the evening session on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

There is something about the way that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks that makes many people want to listen. He’s made a number of discredited claims, spewed divisive rhetoric, and gone so far as to publicly suggest that someone should shoot Hillary Clinton.

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La Tomatina Festival: Inside Spain’s Bizarre Tomato-Throwing Festival

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La Tomatina Festival Tomato Stockpile

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La Tomatina Festival Delivery Truck

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La Tomatina Festival Girl Toss

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Acidic Chaos

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Pelting Fruit

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Bucket Splash

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Slip N Slide

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Head Explosion

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Laughing Girl

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Boy Crawling

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Go Pro Man

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Colorful Hat

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Mustard Ketchup

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Curb Sit

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Pink Shirts

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Dumping Pulp

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Quick Rest

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Couple Kiss

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Primal Scream

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Tomato Slide

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Soggy Joy

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Pulp Swimming

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Peace Love Tomatoes

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Thumbs Up

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Standing Mess

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Soaking It In

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Woman Cleaning

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Every year on the last Wednesday of August, La Tomatina festival takes over the town of Buñol in Valencia, Spain. Approximately 20,000 people gather to throw around 150 tons of smashed, squashed, and squished tomatoes — and the result pretty much looks like a horror movie.

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