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Tropical Depression Two forms in Atlantic, could dissipate before impacting Florida

The depression could become a tropical storm later today or Friday. It's expected to degenerate into a low pressure system before it reaches the Lesser Antilles...


Beryl intensifies to a Category 1 hurricane

Saturday, its sustained winds were at 75 miles per hour - where it appears to be peaking - and the storm was moving west-northwest at 14 miles per hour, the Na...


New Ontario government shelves portion of anti-scalping law

According to Ontario's Auditor General, the cap-and-trade system is costing Ontario residents and businesses $8 billion annually, with a "negligible impact" on ...


Longest Total Lunar Eclipse will be on July 27

The moon loses the brightness normally caused by the reflection of the sun's light and takes on an eerie, reddish glow, giving the lunar eclipse moon the nickna...


North Korea nuclear programme ‘can be dismantled in year’

You haven't seen the nuclear detonations. They also agreed to the recovery of remains of thousands of USA servicemembers still missing from the 1950-53 Korean...


Hawaii to ban sale of sunscreen containing chemicals damaging to coral reefs

According to the governor's office, the law will go into effect on January 1, 2021. Chemicals such as oxybenzone and octinoxate that block skin exposure to ul...


Ol Pejeta creates hybrid embryo for northern white rhinos

The two northern white females can not bear the offspring, and hence, the surrogacy. However, scientists believed that assisted reproduction technologies used...


U.S. Border Patrol says it won't stop checking Canadian fishing vessels

Late on Wednesday - the American Independence Day holiday - a spokesman for U.S. border patrol said its agents were carrying out regular operations to "enforce ...


Poaching: Lions eat men hunting rhinos at game reserve in South Africa

Rangers discovered the remains of at least two poachers, who were believed to have snuck on to the protected area, in a lion enclosure on the Sibuya reserve. He...


First Confirmed Picture Of The Newly Born Planet

It appears to be a gas giant planet a few times more massive than Jupiter , the king of our solar system. This protoplanet is surrounded by a thick cloud of ma...


Mars Shows Off This Month Before Blood Moon Eclipse

The longest total lunar eclipse of the last century was on July 16, 2000 and lasted for 1 hour and 46.4 minutes, according to EarthSky . People in the United...


Greenpeace crashes drone into French N-plant

France generates about 75 percent of its electricity from nuclear power in 19 nuclear sites operated by the state-controlled EDF. EDF said that two drones had...


New pictures from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft reveal some interesting features of Ceres

What are those weird white spot on the planet? Further scans of the dwarf planet could reveal more information about the surface and what lurks beneath. "N...


‘Bag rage’ as Aus stores start plastic ban

The union says one customer took his anger over a lack of free plastic bags out on a staff member in the west coast city of Mandurah on June 22 - two days after...


NASA set to test quiet supersonic flights

NASA will conduct supersonic flight tests over Galveston , Texas in November 2018, using an F/A-18 Hornet to gain an understanding of acceptable noise lev...


Million Diabetes Cases in 2016 Linked to Air Pollution: Lancet

After controlling for known causes of diabetes, researchers measured study participants' exposure to air pollution levels documented by the EPA and NASA. An...


Heat wave will come to an end on Friday: Environment Canada

The national weather agency says humidex values will climb back up to 40 C or higher on Wednesday and Thursday. Environment Canada is saying residents of sout...


Century’s longest lunar eclipse on July 27

To avoid the consequences, subjects were dressed up as the king and put to death if they didn't die from the lunar eclipse itself. Unlike solar eclipses l...


Teacher Confronts EPA Head Scott Pruitt

He's corrupt, he's a liar, he's a climate change denier, and as a public servant, he should not be able to go out in public without hearing from the citizens h...


Astronomers report first image of baby planet being formed

Miriam Kessler, who headed up the group that found this incredible event, told the Independent: "These discs around young stars are the birthplaces of plane...