South to see special blood moon

The first record of any such event dated from 1666 - the same year of the Great Fire of London. The next lunar eclipse of such a length is due in 2123. The partial eclipse will resume immediately afterward, as the moon passes out of Earth's shadow,... More..

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Trump looks to end Obama-era emissions regulations
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Trump looks to end Obama-era emissions regulations

In May, California and a group of 16 other states challenged the Trump administration's decision to reopen strict US vehicle emissions rules for review. California's stringent emissions rules have caught on...More..

First Alert Weather Day Monday: A few severe storms possible
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

First Alert Weather Day Monday: A few severe storms possible

Scattered showers should increase again during the afternoon, with a line of heavier showers and storms likely approaching from the west toward evening, as a cold front approaches from that direction. This will...More..

Full
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Full "blood" moon AND lunar eclipse Friday

They area also known as a " blood moon " for the reddish hue the moon takes on during an eclipse. A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon orbits into the central part of the Earth's shadow. This phenomenon wil...More..

Jaguar kills eight other animals after escaping from zoo enclosure
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Jaguar kills eight other animals after escaping from zoo enclosure

Saturday, before the zoo was opened to the public for the day. Unfortunately, four alpaca, an emu and a fox were attacked and killed by the jaguar. The Audubon Zoo in New Orleans was closed Saturday after...More..

Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page appears for closed-door interview on Capitol Hill
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page appears for closed-door interview on Capitol Hill

Page - whose affair with Strzok has led Trump to dub them the "FBI lovers" - struck a deal with the House Judiciary Committee to testify privately after months of attempts to haul her before Congress, including...More..

Environment Canada issues statement for the Maritimes about Tropical Storm Chris
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Environment Canada issues statement for the Maritimes about Tropical Storm Chris

There were no hurricane or storm watches or warnings posted Monday morning, but forecasters said Sunday that Chris will bring "life threatening " rough surf and unsafe rip currents along the East Coast. Chr...More..

Tropical Storm Beryl weakens as it moves into Caribbean
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Tropical Storm Beryl weakens as it moves into Caribbean

The storm is expected to become a tropical storm Saturday, the NHC said Friday night, with a "gradual strengthening expected through Monday ". As of Sunday , Tropical Storm Chris has maximum sustained ...More..

Tropical Depression Two develops in the Atlantic
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Tropical Depression Two develops in the Atlantic

It was moving west at about 16 miles per hour. Upper-level winds will become hostile well before the system approaches the Lesser Antilles this weekend. Tropical waves are areas of low air pressure which move...More..

Spotted in NY: DO NOT Touch This Plant, You Could Go Blind
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Spotted in NY: DO NOT Touch This Plant, You Could Go Blind

Its sap contains toxic chemicals known as photosensitizing furanocoumarins . Each plant produces a few hundred seeds, which can be carried away by the wind or accidentally spread during soil transport. If you ...More..

Much Ado About Martian Organics
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Much Ado About Martian Organics

That leaves open the possibility that microorganisms once populated our planetary neighbour and still might. When the samples reached 500 to 820 degrees Celsius, Curiosity's instruments detected a range of vapo...More..

Ban plastic bags? UN seeks to cut pollution as recycling falls short
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Ban plastic bags? UN seeks to cut pollution as recycling falls short

The event will be concluded on June 5 on World Environment Day . Professor Christopher Gordon, Director of the Institute of Environmental and Sanitation Studies, University of Ghana, has alerted the public t...More..

SpaceX Falcon 9 delivers massive commercial satellite to orbit from Cape Canaveral
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

SpaceX Falcon 9 delivers massive commercial satellite to orbit from Cape Canaveral

Thirty-two minutes later, after firing of engines, the top floor of the rocket used the communications satellite SES-12, which is one of the largest and most powerful, by SES of Luxembourg. The good side of...More..

New Zealand to kill 150000 cows to end bacterial disease
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

New Zealand to kill 150000 cows to end bacterial disease

Forty-four percent say it's fair, 44.5 percent say it's not fair and 12 percent don't know. Accordingly, about 150,000 cows, bulls, and calves will be killed in a desperate measure to keep under control and ult...More..

Astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86

Bean retired from the Navy in 1975, and from NASA in 1981. He attended the Navy Test Pilot School and was one of 14 trainees selected by NASA for its third group of astronauts in October 1963. Alan Bean's "Reac...More..

Federal government to spend $4.5B to buy Trans Mountain pipeline
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Federal government to spend $4.5B to buy Trans Mountain pipeline

On April 8, Kinder Morgan Limited (KML) suspended all non-essential activities and related spending on its $7.4 billion oil pipeline expansion project in the face of mounting legal challenges from British C...More..

US States Declare Emergency Ahead of Subtropical Storm
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

US States Declare Emergency Ahead of Subtropical Storm

Alberto - the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season - was continued roiling toward parts of coastal Mexico and Cuba with rip currents and risky surf on Saturday. "It's maintained its strength and ...More..

Tropical depression development now expected with low heading toward Gulf of Mexico
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Tropical depression development now expected with low heading toward Gulf of Mexico

The Atlantic hurricane season officially starts June 1, but pre-season storms are not uncommon. Maximum sustained winds remain near 40 miles per hour with higher gusts, and a gradual strengthening is expected...More..

Apple demands $1 billion from Samsung over iPhone patents
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Apple demands $1 billion from Samsung over iPhone patents

That's apart from profits Samsung made from infringing two of Apple's utility patents, Lee said. Expert Michael Wagner is expected to offer evidence of how much Apple spends on items such as screen glass ...More..

'Lost' asteroid to pass closely May 15
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

'Lost' asteroid to pass closely May 15

It began sharing footage Monday to allow viewers to observe the asteroid in space before it whizzes past Earth. NASA's JPL also said that the 2010 WC9 will not come this close to our planet for anothe...More..

A Helicopter on Mars? NASA wants to try
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

A Helicopter on Mars? NASA wants to try

May 11, 2018. The craft weighs in at little under four pounds, and its fuselage is about the size of a softball. During the flight demonstrations, the helicopter's twin, counter-rotating blades will cut throu...More..

Block 5 Falcon 9: When Is SpaceX Launching Its Advanced New Rocket?
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Block 5 Falcon 9: When Is SpaceX Launching Its Advanced New Rocket?

According to a round-up of changes posted on Reddit , changes to the Block 5 Falcon 9 include improved heat shielding around the engines to protect them from the stresses of reentry and switched to a thermal p...More..

USA drone programme taps Alphabet, passes over Amazon, China's DJI
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

USA drone programme taps Alphabet, passes over Amazon, China's DJI

Now, the vision is to deliver packages using drones with its customers, which include FedEx , 7-Eleven and Domino's Pizza Inc., ultimately bringing drone delivery to homes across America. Officials say current...More..

Google Assistant to get six new voices
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Google Assistant to get six new voices

Up until now, creating a new voice took hundreds of hours in a recording studio. For starters, these new voices are synthesized from WaveNet . Yesterday, Google announced six new voices for its Assistant...More..

Google Maps' new 'For you' tab introduces personal recommendations, AR camera features
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Google Maps' new 'For you' tab introduces personal recommendations, AR camera features

Google Maps will also have a couple of other useful tools. The "For you" tab will make suggestions about places to visit based on information Google has about you, and you can "follow" suggestions to refer...More..

Gmail's Smart Compose will ensure you never type an email again
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Gmail's Smart Compose will ensure you never type an email again

Gmail with Smart Compose evolves as you email messages, learning from what you do, giving you suggestions based on what it's learned. For instance, if the subject says "Taco Tuesday", Smart Compose will off...More..

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption destroys 26 homes
by | Monday, May 07, 2018

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption destroys 26 homes

The lava lake at Kilauea's summit crater dropped significantly, suggesting the magma was moving eastward toward Puna, a mostly rural district of forests, papaya farms and lava fields left by past eruptions. It ...More..

Instagram Adds In-App Payments Feature
by | Monday, May 07, 2018

Instagram Adds In-App Payments Feature

While Resy is the among the few businesses that are now accepting in-app payments from users on Instagram , it is expected that more businesses will be able to support in-app payments in the near future. Pre...More..

Self-driving Waymo minivan involved in crash in Arizona
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Self-driving Waymo minivan involved in crash in Arizona

In this case a driver was on board and was injured in the accident. A Honda was eastbound on Chandler when it had to swerve to avoid a northbound vehicle in the intersection, police said. Waymo has released a v...More..

It's All Cowboy Drama in Latest Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer
by | Friday, May 04, 2018

It's All Cowboy Drama in Latest Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer

However, arguably the most talked about game is Red Dead Redemption 2. While the gorgeous trailer has no gameplay footage, there are some interesting details scattered throughout. Much like Grand Theft Auto ...More..