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'Apocalyptic' sounds recorded in Hawaii

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'Apocalyptic' sounds recorded in Hawaii

A video recording of eerie trumpet sounds from Hawaii has gone viral on YouTube, leading some to speculate that the End Times and the Second Coming of Jesus Christ are imminent. Others suggested UFOs, scientific explanations, and even Godzilla. (Watch the video above.) "Jesus Christ is coming soon. I say it is a trumpet," a YouTube user named "Believer John Seventeen" posted. Another user agreed. "Christ shall return. If you know Him, then you know His warnings — every eye shall hear and every ear shall hear," posted "Roger Dat." "Be not afraid for you are saved by faith in...

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Employee who accidentally pressed Hawaii panic button is “reassigned”

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Employee who accidentally pressed Hawaii panic button is “reassigned”

The person behind Hawaiians’ panicked weekend has a new job. Hawaiians were sent into a panic on Saturday after they received alerts on their phones saying, “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” After 30 minutes of fright and tearful goodbyes, a correction was issued. It was later revealed that the message was sent by mistake, thanks to human error. USA Today reports that the person behind the mistake, a Hawaii Emergency Management Agency employee who worked at the organization for 10 years, has since been reassigned. In a statement, the agency said...

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Sea sponge the size of a minivan discovered in ocean depths off Hawaii

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Sea sponge the size of a minivan discovered in ocean depths off Hawaii

Deep sea scientists exploring the remote waters between Hawaii and Midway atoll have found a gigantic sea sponge “about the size of a minivan” that could be the oldest animal on earth. “It’s probably on the order of centuries to millennia old,” lead researcher Daniel Wagner told the Guardian. The sponge, the largest on record, is “about 12ft wide and 7ft long” he said, “so about the size of a minivan”. The creature was discovered about 2,100m (7,000ft) down, in a marine conservation area between north-western Hawaii and Midway. The area is largely unexplored, Wagner said, and “over 98% of...

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