Hurricane Chris threatens East Coast with dangerous rip currents through weekend

Atlantic Ocean beachgoers should be wary of heavy surf and life-threatening rip-currents this week as Hurricane Chris swirls off the U.S. East Coast. on July 10, 2018. "While we do not expect major impacts from this storm, we will continue to wat... More..

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Chris now a Category 2 hurricane, moves away from NC
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Chris now a Category 2 hurricane, moves away from NC

Eye formation is typically an indication of winds reaching the minimum hurricane threshold at 74 miles per hour. "It's not unusual at all", she said. Remnants of Tropical Storm Beryl continued to be a rainmak...More..

Trump's Supreme Court nom Kavanaugh has a history of opposing EPA
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Trump's Supreme Court nom Kavanaugh has a history of opposing EPA

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and other Republicans quickly praised Kavanaugh for his commitment to interpreting the law without considering personal politics. "But nevertheless it's an i...More..

Tropical Storm Beryl weakens as it moves into Caribbean
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Tropical Storm Beryl weakens as it moves into Caribbean

Weather forecasters say Tropical Storm Chris is likely to strengthen to a hurricane by Monday but will remain well away from the US coast for the next two or three days. It was located about 965 miles east-sout...More..

The Atlantic Hurricane Season's Next Storm Could Develop off Bermuda
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

The Atlantic Hurricane Season's Next Storm Could Develop off Bermuda

More information is expected in a National Hurricane Center advisory at 4 p.m. Thursday. The storm that had been the Atlantic season's first hurricane has been losing power, but residents on islands hit har...More..

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Resigns
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Resigns

Among his other clients are the uranium mining company Energy Fuels Resources, the utility Xcel Energy, the biofuel firm Growth Energy, and the liquified natural gas company Bear Head LNG-all of which are regul...More..

Six die in Montreal as heat wave grips eastern Canada
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Six die in Montreal as heat wave grips eastern Canada

The heat warning extends throughout the GTA and most of southern Ontario, including Hamilton, Waterloo and Barrie. The national forecaster says temperatures could reach the mid-30s with humidex values into th...More..

Temperatures to creep close to 100 during heat wave
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Temperatures to creep close to 100 during heat wave

Highs on Thursday are expected to be near 100 degrees, with it feeling as hot as 112 degrees because of the high humidity. A Heat Advisory means a period of hot temperatures is expected. We'll still have ...More..

US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announces retirement
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announces retirement

While he voted with the bench's conservatives on campaign finance and, earlier this week, to uphold Trump's travel ban , Kennedy also sided with the Court's liberal justices on issues such as abortion right...More..

World’s Oldest Sumatran Orangutan Dies Aged 62
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

World’s Oldest Sumatran Orangutan Dies Aged 62

The orangutan was gifted by the Sultan Johore in Malaysia in exchange for some Australian animals. "She did so much for the colony at Perth Zoo and the survival of her species", said primate supervisor at Per...More..

U.S., Canada and Mexico to Host World Cup in 2026
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

U.S., Canada and Mexico to Host World Cup in 2026

Hosts Russia will take on Saudi Arabia , the last team we beat in a World Cup game (how depressing is that?). "Before even giving our official candidacy of the city of Montreal (for the World Cup as part...More..

Season's 1st tropical storm forms in eastern Pacific
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Season's 1st tropical storm forms in eastern Pacific

Yet tropical cyclones, which include hurricanes , have grown more sluggish since the mid-20th century, researchers say. But one scientist with the U.S. "And that has effects on circulation - typically slows ...More..

Pre-Flown SpaceX Rocket Launches Commercial Communications Satellite
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Pre-Flown SpaceX Rocket Launches Commercial Communications Satellite

The satellite will be deployed roughly 32 minutes after liftoff. The first stage has flown once before, in September 2017, carrying the robotic X-37B space plane for the US military. SpaceX has also tried sev...More..

Canada Is Said to Have Started Marketing Trans Mountain Sale
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Canada Is Said to Have Started Marketing Trans Mountain Sale

Kinder Morgan effectively wiped its hands of a potentially lucrative pipeline project because the politics of this not-that-united country was putting its shareholders at risk. March 9, 2018: B.C. Supreme Court...More..

Alberto makes landfall near Panama City Beach
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Alberto makes landfall near Panama City Beach

The NHC also announced cancellations of a tropical storm warning for the Dry Tortugas, a tropical storm watch along the north-central Gulf Coast and a storm surge watch west of the Florida/Alabama border. A FLA...More..

Do you think Canada should pay for the Kinder Morgan pipeline?
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Do you think Canada should pay for the Kinder Morgan pipeline?

Export Development Canada will finance the purchase, which includes the pipeline, pumping stations and rights of way along the route between Edmonton and Vancouver, as well as the marine terminal in Burnaby, wh...More..

Will the remnants of Alberto impact CNY?
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Will the remnants of Alberto impact CNY?

Alberto's winds continued to slow down throughout Monday , reaching maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour as it made landfall in Laguna Beach, west of Panama City on the northern Gulf Coast, accord...More..

Astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86

Leslie Bean, Alan Bean's wife of 40 years, said her husband was the strongest and kindest man she ever knew. "A native Texans, Alan died peacefully in Houston surrounded by those who loved him". That's ...More..

Liberals release tape that they say would implicate PC Leader Doug Ford
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Liberals release tape that they say would implicate PC Leader Doug Ford

The New Democrats have released a full platform, and the Liberals have so far been campaigning on the policies laid out in their recent budget. "When it comes to June 7 they're either going to vote in a radical...More..

Kane Williamson's Sunrisers Hyderabad fall in IPL preliminary final
by | Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Kane Williamson's Sunrisers Hyderabad fall in IPL preliminary final

Late into the 18th over Carlos Brathwaite hit Shradul Thakur for two sixes and fours scoring 20 runs off the over, helping them reach a target of 139 runs at the end of the 20 overs. Unperturbed by the fall o...More..

Vedanta shares drop 6% after protests in Tamil Nadu
by | Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Vedanta shares drop 6% after protests in Tamil Nadu

Also, the government said the temporary restriction was in the interest of maintaining public order and preventing incitement to commission of any offence. Rajinikanth took to Twitter and wrote in Tamil: "This ...More..

Fortnite's New Solo Shodown Mode Makes Things More Competitive
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Fortnite's New Solo Shodown Mode Makes Things More Competitive

Fortnite publisher Epic Games says that player placements and performances 'will be specially tracked and determine rewards you receive at the end of the event'. As with any good ranked mode, there will be a...More..

Scientists: Someone is manufacturing banned, ozone-destroying chemical
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Scientists: Someone is manufacturing banned, ozone-destroying chemical

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Colorado has alarmed the global community with their discovery of increased emissions of an ozone-depleting chemical, whose production was banned...More..

Internet Torn Over
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Internet Torn Over "Yanny" or "Laurel" Audio Clip

This is similar to that - but even more maddening. Last night on Twitter , user Cloe Feldman shared a deceptively simple clip of an Instagram poll asking what users hear: yanny or laurel . If you...More..

Asteroid 2010 WC9 to pass between Earth and Moon tomorrow
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Asteroid 2010 WC9 to pass between Earth and Moon tomorrow

The Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona first detected it on November 30, 2010. It may be a long shot to endlessly aim at the sky, trying to locate the passing asteroid. For those hoping to catch a glimpse of t...More..