BREAKING NEWS: Eight dead and 38 injured in horror bus crash close to Los Angeles

BREAKING NEWS: Eight dead and 38 injured in horror bus crash close to Los AngelesSmash happened on State Route 38 near Forest Falls, 80 miles east of LABus driver reported brake problems as he came down mountain roadVehicle carrying tourists hit sedan before smashing into pick-up truckPassengers were returning from a day of skiiing at popular Big Bear resort By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 07:02 GMT, 4 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:25 GMT, 4 February 2013 At least eight people are dead and 38 more injured after a tour bus collided with two other vehicles in the mountains of Southern California. The horrific crash happened near the town of Forest Falls, 80 miles east of Los Angeles, and also involved a pick-up truck pulling a trailer and a sedan car

Rebecca Tarbotton: U.S. environmental leader dies at age 39 in a swimming accident in Mexico

U.S. environmental leader dies at age 39 in a swimming accident in MexicoRebecca Tarbotton, head of the Rainforest Action Network, was caught in a wave while swimming in Puerto VallartaCause of death was ruled asphyxiationShe is survived by husband Mateo Williford, her mother and two brothers She was vacationing with her husband and friends when she was killed | UPDATED: 15:10 GMT, 29 December 2012 The executive director of San Francisco-based environmental group Rainforest Action Network has died in a swimming accident at a beach near Mexico's Pacific coast resort of Puerto Vallarta, police said Friday

A deep freeze dive! Amazing moment red fox plunges into snow while on the hunt for Christmas dinner

A deep freeze dive! Amazing moment red fox plunges nose first into snow while on the hunt for Christmas dinner | UPDATED: 18:53 GMT, 25 December 2012 He's a creature not to be outfoxed. In a series of stunning images, a red fox is pictured leaping four feet in the air before nose-diving into the snow in a bid to find mice and voles for Christmas dinner. The show of fervor and startling accuracy came after the fox prowled around the snow-covered ground at Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming to track sounds of rodents beneath.

Don"t fall in! Amazingly realistic 3D images on pavements across America and Europe

Don't fall in! Amazingly realistic 3D images on pavements across America and Europe | UPDATED: 19:58 GMT, 19 December 2012 From Piccadilly Circus to an incident at Waterloo this eye-opening 3D street art is probably the best on the planet. Not only do these incredible pastel drawings on pavements across the world look realistic by themselves – but when passers-by jump into the scene they take on a life of their own. As well as his London creations, U.S.

Private equity firm Cerberus selling stake in firearms company that makes Bushmaster as stores pull Sandy Hook weapon from their shelves

Father of private equity firm selling company that makes the Bushmaster rifle LIVES in the Sandy Hook massacre town New York-based company is ditching shares in Freedom Group, which manufactured the .223-calliber Bushmaster AR-15Gunman Adam Lanza, 20, used the horror semi-automatic weapon along with two other guns to slaughter 20 kids and six staff at the Newtown, Connecticut school on FridayFather of Cerberus' boss lives in NewtownRetail giant Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods have stopped selling the rifle and others like it 'out of respect to the victims and their families' | UPDATED: 03:30 GMT, 19 December 2012 Relative connections: The father of Cerberus boss Stephen Feinberg (pictured) lives in Newtown, Connecticut There is a new connection between the private equity firm Cerberus who owns the gun manufacturer that produced the rifle used by the Sandy Hook shooter. The father of Cerberus boss Stephen Feinberg lives in Newtown, Connecticut, where a Bushmaster AR-15 rifle made by Remington was used to kill 20 children and six elementary school staff. The gun used by 20-year-old Adam Lanza in the massacre on Friday is a ‘civilian’ version of the military M-16.

The incredible "alien" skull discovered in a Mexican cemetery

The incredible 'alien' skulls discovered in a Mexican cemetery Find is new evidence of cranial deformation, where skulls were tightly bound in wooden supports to alter their shapeUnique head shape was used to differentiate different social classes | UPDATED: 19:54 GMT, 18 December 2012 It is an astonishing image that could have come straight from the plot of a Ridley Scott movie. Archaeologists in Mexico today revealed the astonishing skull of a person suffering from a cranial disfiguration.

Mayan Doomsday prophecy: 4 days to go and there"s a rush on for bomb-proof survival bunkers

Four days to go until the Mayan Doomsday – and there's a rush on for bomb-proof survival bunkers (complete with leather sofas and plasma screen TVs) Ron Hubbard builds stylish underground bomb-proof shelter in CaliforniaDesigner's business has gone from selling one per month to one per daySome say Mayan Long Count calendar proves world will end this Friday | UPDATED: 08:18 GMT, 18 December 2012 If you’re seriously concerned about the world ending on Friday, then this could be just the ticket.

Nasa prepares to crash probes into the surface of the moon on Monday night

Going out with a bang: Nasa prepares to crash probes into the surface of the moon in dramatic finale to year-long lunar mission The twin Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory spacecraft will crash on Monday nightMarks end of a year-long mission to the moon | UPDATED: 12:06 GMT, 14 December 2012 A year-long mission to learn what lies beneath the lunar surface will culminate next week with Nasa crashing a pair of small robotic science probes into the moon.