Carolinas brace for the worst as monstrous Hurricane Florence nears

Coastal areas are likely to experience storm surges and the hurricane may dump heavy rains across the entire mid-Atlantic region, causing unsafe floods. It could weaken on Thursday, according to current predictions, but officials cautioned Floren... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Map of North Carolina Showing Latest GFS, European Models

More than 1.5 million people were ordered to evacuate their homes along the US southeast coast as Hurricane Florence , the most powerful to menace the Carolinas in almost three decades, barreled closer on Tues...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 with the satellite on Board

EDT (04:45 UTC) on September 10. Following the launch, SpaceX will attempt to land the Falcon 9's first stage on its drone ship. The Telstar 18 Vantage is a hefty 15,564 pounds (7,060 kilograms), making...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Surge, wind, rain, floods: Hurricane Florence could hit hard

The National Hurricane Center says such massive rainfall could produce "catastrophic flash flooding and significant river flooding". A hurricane watch was in effect for Edisto Beach, South Carolina , to ...More..

How Is Hurricane Florence Affecting You?
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

How Is Hurricane Florence Affecting You?

In South Carolina , the price gouging law is now in effect. Weather models have Florence striking the Carolina coast as a category 3 hurricane. As the forecast becomes clearer, Florence poses three challen...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

California Just Committed to 100% Carbon-Free Power by 2045

Brown , a Democrat who leaves office after the November election. Citing the "existential threat of climate change", Gov. "There is no understating the importance of this measure", Governor Jerry Brown sa...More..

SC braces for Hurricane Florence
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

SC braces for Hurricane Florence

Helene intensified into a hurricane on Sunday with winds of 75 miles per hour. An average hurricane season includes at least 12 named storms - which may be less powerful than full-fledged hurricanes - and s...More..

Alien messages? AI breakthrough as HUNDREDS of deep space bursts discovered
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Alien messages? AI breakthrough as HUNDREDS of deep space bursts discovered

Scientists can not yet identify the process which produces the short and sharp radio wave bursts, which means it is not possible to decide they were not made by aliens. This brings the total number of detected ...More..

Major Hurricane Florence continues to barrel toward the Carolinas
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Major Hurricane Florence continues to barrel toward the Carolinas

Henry McMaster said Monday, vowing that state officials "are not going to gamble" with people's lives. Experts say the East Coast should prepare for a blow by the middle of the week as the hurricane rapidly...More..

One million asked to evacuate as Hurricane Florence closes in
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

One million asked to evacuate as Hurricane Florence closes in

More than 1 million people are expected to flee from the coasts of North and SC, where the governors have declared states of emergency . Now rated as a category 4 storm - the second most powerful on the na...More..

United States braces for 'major' hurricane Florence
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

United States braces for 'major' hurricane Florence

The Miami-based weather center says Florence's maximum sustained winds are estimated to be 90 miles per hour (150 kph). The parking lot has been full for three days at the Ace Hardware store in coastal Calaba...More..

by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

MPH Winds: Hurricane Florence Now a Dangerous Cat. 4 Storm

The "major" hurricane was about 845 kilometres south-southeast of Bermuda on Monday and moving toward land at approximately 20 km/h, according to an advisory from the National Hurricane Center (NHC ). "We have ...More..

Flooding concerns continue with more rain forecast
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Flooding concerns continue with more rain forecast

Though Gordon won't be hitting southern Ontario as hard as other places throughout the U.S., Environment Canada says Sunday and Monday are expected to see light to heavy rainfall. Creeks and streams cou...More..

Hurricane Florence continues to strengthen: NHC
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hurricane Florence continues to strengthen: NHC

Some portions of the Carolinas could see as much as 30-40 inches of rain from Florence, the National Weather Service said, which would lead to river flooding that "could last for days or weeks" after the storm....More..

Nasa's Mars rover Curiosity snaps dusty selfie World News
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Nasa's Mars rover Curiosity snaps dusty selfie World News

Curiosity's complement, Opportunity , got caught in the same dust storm on the other side of the planet, where conditions were much worse, Gizmodo reports. "Some are visible to the eye and even more show up...More..

Hurricane Florence approaches east United States, set to become ‘extremely dangerous’ storm
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hurricane Florence approaches east United States, set to become ‘extremely dangerous’ storm

Florence's max sustained winds have been clocked at 130 miles per hour with an further increase expected on Monday. As of 11 a.m. Monday, the hurricane was about 1,240 miles east-southeast of Cape Fear. H...More..

by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Isaac strengthens into hurricane behind Florence, Helene

Astronaut Ricky Arnold, onboard the International Space Station, captured the hurricane churning in the Atlantic as it morphed into a monster storm. She grew up on the island chain, and says this will be only...More..

Russian Federation suggests sabotage on the International Space Station
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Russian Federation suggests sabotage on the International Space Station

The spacecraft arrived in June at the station. In an English-language report posted by the TASS news agency late on Monday, Rogozin - known for his often controversial comments and tweets - said the agency wa...More..

The Latest Hurricane Norman passing Hawaii, Olivia nearing
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

The Latest Hurricane Norman passing Hawaii, Olivia nearing

While residents along the Atlantic Coast are keeping a close eye on the progress of Hurricane Florence, Hawaiians are once again watching the tropics for themselves. It's expected to be a tropical storm by th...More..

Tropical Storm Florence’s threat to Carolinas increases as it nears hurricane status
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Tropical Storm Florence’s threat to Carolinas increases as it nears hurricane status

Tropical storm Florence is quickly approaching the eastern United States, and according to the National Hurricane Center , the storm's threat to the East Coast keeps rising. This enhanced satellite image made...More..

Scientists identify first known ‘vegetarian’ shark
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Scientists identify first known ‘vegetarian’ shark

Scientists have confirmed that one of the most common sharks in the world is an omnivore. According to a recent study, this shark enjoys a diet of bony fish , crabs, snails, and shrimp - but also seag...More..

Carlsberg to replace plastic ring can holders with recyclable glue
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Carlsberg to replace plastic ring can holders with recyclable glue

Known as "Snap-Pack", the joining method is a first for the beer industry, and Carlsberg says it will reduce the amount of plastic used in traditional multi-packs by up to 76 per cent. Carlsberg even got th...More..

Tropical Storm Gordon could cause flooding in northern OH this weekend
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon could cause flooding in northern OH this weekend

Florence should regain hurricane strength by the weekend. The first Category 4 hurricane of 2018 of the Atlantic season, Florence formed near the Cabo Verde Islands last weekend. It is about 820 miles north...More..

Scientists find omnivorous shark
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Scientists find omnivorous shark

The bonnethead sharks in the study were based in the Florida Keys, which is abundant with seagrass , Leigh said . 'I wanted to see how much of this seagrass diet the sharks could digest, because what ...More..

Watch Protesters Swarm Sen. Grassley’s Office Before Kavanaugh Hearing: ‘These Are Fascists’
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Watch Protesters Swarm Sen. Grassley’s Office Before Kavanaugh Hearing: ‘These Are Fascists’

Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) faced no discipline four years ago after she released the Senate Intelligence Committee's top secret report on the torture of terrorism detainees in the aftermath of 9/11. John C...More..

French sports minister resigned amid tax inquiry
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

French sports minister resigned amid tax inquiry

French President Emmanuel Macron picked a political ally and a former swimming world champion to plug two holes in his government left by the unexpected resignations of the environment and sports ministers....More..

Japan Is Launching a Mini Space Elevator Into Orbit This Month
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Japan Is Launching a Mini Space Elevator Into Orbit This Month

This scale model is comprised of two small cubesats measuring 4 inches on each side, connected by a 33-foot-long steel cable. "It's going to be the world's first experiment to test elevator movement in space...More..

Kavanaugh Dodges Question on Pre-Existing Condition Provision
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Kavanaugh Dodges Question on Pre-Existing Condition Provision

The document is partially redacted. Brett Kavanaugh , Donald Trump's choice to fill a crucial Supreme Court vacancy, is a conservative appellate court judge who has staunchly defended the executive power...More..

Democrat protesters interrupt Kavanaugh hearing
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Democrat protesters interrupt Kavanaugh hearing

Richard Blumenthal of CT, "selecting a justice on the Supreme Court who potentially will cast a decisive vote in his own case". Legal experts said most of these non-responses were standard. Cornyn and Cru...More..

Trump's Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh vows independence, sidesteps questions
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Trump's Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh vows independence, sidesteps questions

Much like the first day of protests and arrests, which punctuated the senators' partisan quarreling over the nomination, the second day saw more than a dozen protesters hauled out of the hearing room shouting...More..