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Daniel Martins
Daniel started his career as a journalist in 2007, working as a newspaper reporter in the Maritimes before coming to The Weather Network as a scriptwriter and online journalist in 2012. Aside from writing about the weather (it's the one thing everyone has an opinion on!) he LOVES stories about space, climate, the natural world and the weirder corners of history.
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Ever see a drone fly through an ice cave?

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Apr 19 Coffee

Five foods threatened by climate change

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June 28 Thumb

Six terrifying ancient (and extinct) beasts

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Calgary flood aftermath2

Raging waters: 13 of Canada's worst floods

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Oarfish dissected

Terror from the deep! Five scary sea-beasts

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June 8 Hanako WC

Five ridiculously long-lived organisms

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June 4 Omaha Beach USCG CC

The most important forecast ever: D-Day

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May 25 Avrocar

We made our own UFO! Six weird aircraft

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May 18 Maya Pavel WC

Six civilizations destroyed by climate change

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May 11 Impact event NASA

Asteroids attack! Six tales of meteor impacts

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Six people who survived devastating tornadoes

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Apr 27 Razor Blade

Six ways to make Earth Week into Earth Year

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Apr 20 Cuyohaga

Five ways we saved the world

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Apr 13 Lizard Iguana

Six weird Mars photos

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Apr 6 MR Iceberg pool

From cute wildlife to stunning iceberg landscapes

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Mar 30 X-15 NASA

From super-cars to cats: Six of the fastest things EVER

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Meteor Russia recovered Lake

Exploding comets and falling space stations

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Space web NASA

From spider-nauts to cosmic beer

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Mar 9 Cambridge Brewing Company Flickr

Five pint-sized predators who fear nothing

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Mar 2 Rollers Ryan MacLeod VV Dawson Creek

Pick your poison: Snow-nados or ice tsunami

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Feb 23 Volcanic Lightning Oliver Spalt WC

Volcanic Lightning! Fire tornados!...

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Feb 16 UFO grainy WC

Cattle thieves from space?

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Feb 12 Nuclear US Nuclear regulatory commission public domain

Can thorium halt climate change?

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Feb 3 Castaway

Six castaways who defied the ocean

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Snow football

Minus 47? Game on!

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Jan 26 Bohol Honeplus WC

So much for 'forever'

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Jan 18 Up Helly Aa Anne Burgess Galley WC

Guaranteed to scare you this winter

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Jan 12 Greenland Ringomassa

Think last week was cold? Try minus 95 degrees!

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Jan 05 Io Full planet NASA

One hundred metre snowdrifts

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2013 Crop circle

The most-read stories of 2013

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Dec 22 Tennessee3

LOOK BACK: Six devastating ice storms

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Dec 15 Prism Jim Peaco National Park Service

The whole lake disappeared

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Dec 8 Sawshark WC Thumbnail

The shark with a chainsaw for a face

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How it Works graphic

How do aquariums feed all those fish?

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Dec 1 Woolly worm Liz VV

Winter wisdom: what's the woolly worm say?

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Nov 24 Blue Hole USGS

Seven weird, awesome, plain terrifying holes

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Nov 17 Nargis Trees Mohd Nor Azmil Abdul Rahman

History's deadliest storms

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Nov 10 Quebec

Six Canadian battles shaped by the weather

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Nov 3 Mexicans Silent

Ancient UFOs and underwater people

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Oct 26 Mitch Radar

Eight deadly hurricanes: Powerful Atlantic storms that killed thousands

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Oct 13 Palm close

Six man-made features you can see from orbit

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Oct 6 Space

Climate change? Deploy orbital sunshade!

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Sept 29 Lisbon2

The quake that ended a city

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Sept 25 Arthropleura

When bugs were bigger than people

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Sept 22 Zanclean dry

Day the Mediterranean dried up (and refilled)

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Sept 8 Cane Toad2

Attack of the giant toads! Seven invasive species

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Sept 1 Eaten

Diamonds in the sky: Seven fantastic planets

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Aug 17 Nobile

To the North Pole! Seven great Arctic pioneers

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July 21 Vesuvius1

Blasts from the past: Eight volcanoes that made history

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July 14 St. Hilaire

10 of Canada's worst train disasters

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July 7 Albertosaurus

When dinosaurs ruled Alberta!

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June 1 Titanic

Canada's deadly shipwrecks

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June 16 Juan

From Juan to Hazel and beyond: Canada's worst hurricanes

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June 9 Japan1

7 armies that fought Mother Nature (and lost)

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