Tropical Storm Gordon will bring minor impacts to Northwest Florida Tuesday

Tuesday due to the risk from storm surge there. Although some storm systems have been known to help dissipate Red Tide, it was unclear Monday how the churn from Gordon may affect the toxic algae bloom blanketing 130 miles of the southwest Flor... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
Who is Donald Trump's 'controversial' Supreme Court nominee?
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Who is Donald Trump's 'controversial' Supreme Court nominee?

Kavanaugh is Trump's nominee to join the Supreme Court. Ever the polished politician, Kavanaugh took time to explain why he was dodging all these "how would you rule on ...?" questions: "My personal beliefs...More..

Brett Kavanaugh refuses handshake with Parkland father Fred Guttenberg
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh refuses handshake with Parkland father Fred Guttenberg

Senior Democrat Dianne Feinstein questioned in her opening remarks on Tuesday whether the nominee would leave the landmark Roe v Wade abortion law untouched if confirmed. He said his views did shift after t...More..

Calm before the storm Tuesday; Gordon moves in Wednesday — ALERT DAY
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Calm before the storm Tuesday; Gordon moves in Wednesday — ALERT DAY

The storm's predicted track had shifted slightly east as of Monday evening, meaning Louisiana is now just outside the area under the hurricane warning . "Sometimes it starts pushing not only water across b...More..

Tropical Storm Gordon brings hurricane warning to Gulf Coast
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon brings hurricane warning to Gulf Coast

Gulf Coast on Tuesday night , the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The Hurricane Center issued storm surge warnings from Shell Beach, La.to the MS border with Alabama. The storm was lashing South Fl...More..

Elephants Massacred After Anti-Poaching Unit Disarmed
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Elephants Massacred After Anti-Poaching Unit Disarmed

The findings come several months after the nation's government drastically wound back its anti-poaching operations and withdrew military support for units in national parks. The remains were discovered near a p...More..

Trans Mountain pipeline decision devastating blow to Alberta: Stubbs
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Trans Mountain pipeline decision devastating blow to Alberta: Stubbs

More than 99 per cent of company shareholders approved the sale shortly after the court's decision and the federal government has faced heat from critics of owning a pipeline that has now come to an indefinit...More..

Soyuz Leak Rpaired On The International Space Station
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Soyuz Leak Rpaired On The International Space Station

The 250-mile-high (400 km roughly) outpost is home to three Americans, two Russians and one German. NASA said on Thursday that the leak caused a minor reduction in cabin pressure on the ISS. In 2016, NASA...More..

Tropical Storm Gordon Forms, Warnings Issued
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon Forms, Warnings Issued

As of Monday morning, September 3, Tropical Storm Florence had sustained winds of 60 miles per hour and was moving west/northwest at 16 miles per hour. Regardless, now is the time to prepare your hurricane ...More..

Small leak in International Space Station fixed
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Small leak in International Space Station fixed

Yesterday morning, the crew taped over the hole, slowing the leak. NASA and Russian space officials stressed the six astronauts were in no danger. It's their ride home, too, come December, and also serves...More..

Countering FCC, Calif. Lawmakers Pass Net Neutrality Law
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Countering FCC, Calif. Lawmakers Pass Net Neutrality Law

The bill's author, Sen. California's laws have enormous influence across the country. To view the full article, register now. The Washington Post reported that the vote from California lawmakers could s...More..

PTC 6 expected to become tropical storm
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

PTC 6 expected to become tropical storm

While one forecast model (European model) was originally more aggressive in developing a potential tropical storm, it has now pulled back and is now suggesting something much weaker. Currently the National Hur...More..

by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Astronauts tackle air leak on International Space Station 'caused by small meteorite'

The International Space Station crew on Thursday (Aug 30) was repairing a small "leak" most likely caused by a collision with a small meteorite, the head of the Russian space agency said, adding the incident ...More..

No kidding! Research shows goats are attracted to smiley happy faces
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

No kidding! Research shows goats are attracted to smiley happy faces

The research , conducted at Buttercups Sanctuary for Goats , in Kent, appeared to demonstrate that the animals preferred to interact with the smiling faces. Also, when the happy faces were placed on the goats...More..

Five things to know about today's Trans Mountain pipeline court ruling
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Five things to know about today's Trans Mountain pipeline court ruling

Bill Morneau, Canada's finance minister, said the government is reviewing the court's decision carefully, but it has not yet decided what its exact response will be. Lee Spahan, chief of the Coldwater First N...More..

Potential Tropical Cyclone 6 forms off of the coast of Africa
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Potential Tropical Cyclone 6 forms off of the coast of Africa

The first one is just now rolling off the coast of Africa into the eastern Atlantic and has been classified as a "potential tropical cyclone" by the National Hurricane Center . It was traveling west at 8 miles...More..

by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Kid you not: Goats can read your face

Thirty-five goats were tested, four times each with a combination of male and female faces in different positions. One showed the person with a positive, happy face, and the other with a negative, angry face....More..

Gov. Brown signs bill eliminating bail for suspects awaiting trial
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Gov. Brown signs bill eliminating bail for suspects awaiting trial

San Diego District Attorney Summer Stephan supports releasing misdemeanor and non-violent felony offenders from jail in 12 hours without posting bail and keeping more serious offenders in jail until trial. Some...More..

Greater Toronto Area under heat warning with hot, humid conditions until Wednesday
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Greater Toronto Area under heat warning with hot, humid conditions until Wednesday

A heat advisory is in effect from noon until 8 p.m. with forecasters warning that the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure. Signs of heat exhaustion or heat str...More..

Hawaii residents flee both flood and flames as hurricane threat fades
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Hawaii residents flee both flood and flames as hurricane threat fades

Maui Electric is working to restore power. But meteorologists warned heavy rains could still wallop the islands with flash flooding and punishing winds. On Oahu, where Honolulu is located, only about 2.3 inches...More..

Graham Celebrates McCain's Life In Emotional Senate Floor Speech
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Graham Celebrates McCain's Life In Emotional Senate Floor Speech

Schumer, in a statement , said, "The Senate, the United States and the world are lesser places without John McCain ". The Senate GOP leader noted that some have suggested naming the room of the Senate Arm...More..

Hawaii ‘dodged a bullet’ as Hurricane Lane weakens to tropical storm
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Hawaii ‘dodged a bullet’ as Hurricane Lane weakens to tropical storm

Waiakea Uka, located just south of Hilo on the Big Island, has picked up 1,177mm since Wednesday, while Piihonua picked up 1,135mm of rainfall through Saturday morning. Preliminary figures from the weather serv...More..

Ancient DNA reveals tryst between extinct human species
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Ancient DNA reveals tryst between extinct human species

The common ancestor of Neanderthals and Denisovans split from the ancestor of modern homo sapiens over 744,000 years ago. When other studies are taken into account, "you start to get a picture that over a...More..

3 dead in high-speed collision caused by CS:GO YouTuber McSkillet
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

3 dead in high-speed collision caused by CS:GO YouTuber McSkillet

Earlier in the day, students at La Jolla Country Day school told KTLA sister station KSWB in San Diego the teen driver was Heitmann - their former classmate and the online gamer who went by "McSkillet". The s...More..

Now, Arctic's oldest and strongest ice starts to melt
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Now, Arctic's oldest and strongest ice starts to melt

Others said it could force scientists to reconsider their theories about what the Arctic will be warming up longer than the others.The sea off the North coast of Greenland was always so frozen that until rece...More..

Category 4 hurricane with 130 miles per hour winds nearing Hawaii
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Category 4 hurricane with 130 miles per hour winds nearing Hawaii

Over the course of Thursday, "we are looking at measuring a lot of this rainfall actually in feet rather than inches", said Gavin Shigesato, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Honolulu, on...More..

Health Groups Say EPA's Air Pollution Plan Will Cost Lives
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Health Groups Say EPA's Air Pollution Plan Will Cost Lives

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), gives states more freedom to decide how power companies reduce the pollution blamed for climate change , even though many power companies and states are already ...More..

The Why: Contact lenses clogging up our waterways
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

The Why: Contact lenses clogging up our waterways

Said research shows that the current wastewater treatment facilities can not filter out the 1.8 to 3.3 billion contact lenses that are flushed down the toilet every year. What happens then? Sadly, they en...More..

The Environmental Cost Of Contact Lenses
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

The Environmental Cost Of Contact Lenses

By their estimates , between six and 10 metric tons of plastic lenses are ending up in USA wastewater plants every year, adding to the problem of microplastics in oceans, lakes and even commercial bottled...More..

Hurricane Lane: Latest updates, forecast track, path of Category 3 storm
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Hurricane Lane: Latest updates, forecast track, path of Category 3 storm

The now Category 3 storm's westward motion is expected to continue through early Tuesday, however, a turn toward the west-northwest is expected to start late Tuesday. "(I'm) filling up my bathtub with some wate...More..

Turnbull could be challenged at 9am meeting
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Turnbull could be challenged at 9am meeting

Turnbull, considered a moderate, declared his position vacant at a Liberal party meeting to force the issue after rampant speculation that the more hardline Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton wanted his job...More..

Hurricane Lane Strengthens to a Category 5 Storm
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Hurricane Lane Strengthens to a Category 5 Storm

The weather service also issued a hurricane watch for Maui and other smaller islands, meaning tropical storm-force winds, excessive rain and large swells could arrive starting Wednesday. "If you're in the path ...More..

Trump's ex-campaign chief Manafort guilty of fraud
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Trump's ex-campaign chief Manafort guilty of fraud

This is the fourth day of deliberations for the federal jury in Alexandria, Virginia. Manafort faces up to 305 years in prison. Barely minutes after the Manafort verdict was announced, Trump's longtime pers...More..

Hurricane watch issued as Lane nears Hawaiian islands
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Hurricane watch issued as Lane nears Hawaiian islands

We take a look at the expected impacts from this storm, and why it's so rare, below. "Lane is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 10 to 15 inches with isolated maximum amounts of 20 inches over th...More..

Trump's EPA unveils weaker alternative to Obama power plant rule
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Trump's EPA unveils weaker alternative to Obama power plant rule

The report includes tables showing that, by the EPA's own analysis , the most likely outcome of the new rule would result in 470 to 1,400 additional premature deaths annually by 2030. "The announcement o...More..