Trump's EPA releases Affordable Clean Energy Rule

The clean power plan set the first national USA pollution limits on coal plants but has never come into force, after a coalition of states challenged it in court. Sherman said it's too early to discuss details about the state's legal challenge bu... More..

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Subtropical Storm Ernesto develops in Atlantic
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Subtropical Storm Ernesto develops in Atlantic

That low-pressure system in the Atlantic Open has a name. The National Hurricane Center started issuing advisories on this Subtropical system Wednesday morning. Remember, the climatological peak of hurricane...More..

Monsanto weedkiller that can 'probably' cause cancer found in children's breakfasts
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Monsanto weedkiller that can 'probably' cause cancer found in children's breakfasts

There were even a few organic products found to have glyphosate, although most had non-detectable levels. The EWG calculated levels above 160 ppb as unsafe for children. "The draft human health risk assessmen...More..

NASA Launches Parker Solar Probe Spacecraft (Watch Video)
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

NASA Launches Parker Solar Probe Spacecraft (Watch Video)

And Nasa's science mission chief, Thomas Zurbuchen, said: "I'm in awe". While the probe was initially set to launch on Saturday, NASA was prompted to delay it due to technical hurdles. It was launched on a ...More..

Map shows best places to watch weekend meteor shower
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Map shows best places to watch weekend meteor shower

The best place to enjoy this natural light show will be away from bright lights and outside of major cities, like Barrie. The shooting stars will appear to come from a single point, or "radiant", situated in ...More..

Look up this weekend for annual meteor shower
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Look up this weekend for annual meteor shower

But in order to enjoy the sight of " shooting stars ", clear skies are necessary. One of the best-regarded meteor showers of the year peaks this weekend - The Perseid Meteor Shower. National Weather Service p...More..

These Are the Names of the SpaceX and Boeing Astronauts
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

These Are the Names of the SpaceX and Boeing Astronauts

While NASA didn't require uncrewed flight tests, both companies will be shooting them off to the ISS anyway, because you can never be too positive things won't glitch once you're 1,200 miles beyond Earth's atmo...More..

Once in a century lunar eclipse
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Once in a century lunar eclipse

The eclipse will be visible all across the globe, except North America. Totality - when it passes the darkest part of Earth's shadow - will last for about one hour and 43 minutes. - Why the Moon turns red du...More..

Super Soaker: Stormy Day Will Bring Showers, Heavy Downpours
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Super Soaker: Stormy Day Will Bring Showers, Heavy Downpours

Wednesday NightShowers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1 a.m. A few lingering showers may be possible, too. Monsoon moisture hasn't left the state, and that means rain chances are back across southern...More..

'Oddball' Moon Among 12 New Discoveries Orbiting Jupiter
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

'Oddball' Moon Among 12 New Discoveries Orbiting Jupiter

These building blocks of planets can provide a window into the early years of the solar system. The astronomers were looking for objects on the fringes of the solar system when they spotted the Jupiter moon...More..

The U.S. Refuses To Stop Invading Canadian Waters
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

The U.S. Refuses To Stop Invading Canadian Waters

John Babcock, a Global Affairs Canada spokesman, said the government continues to investigate the incidents "in Canadian waters", partly by engaging with the American agencies involved. Drouin said the area h...More..

July Outlook: Will this intense heat stick around?
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

July Outlook: Will this intense heat stick around?

Above: Heat index readings across southern New England. Drink fluids often, even if you do not feel thirsty. "The week will start out mild, with temperatures going up a degree or two each day", said James Bro...More..

Plant That Causes 3rd Degree Burns, Blindness Found in Virginia
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Plant That Causes 3rd Degree Burns, Blindness Found in Virginia

Earlier this month, scientists from The Massey Herbarium at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University penned a Facebook post announcing they'd identified Virginia's first giant hogweed. Comp...More..

Rwanda backs drive against plastic pollution
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Rwanda backs drive against plastic pollution

The Minister also led a Walk in Abuja to sensitise Nigerians on the negative impact of indiscriminate disposal of waste plastics in the country. "We have come so far with our recycling capabilities, so when...More..

Organic matter found on Mars in 'significant breakthrough'
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Organic matter found on Mars in 'significant breakthrough'

The material was found after the rover drilled into the surface of a 3.5 billion-year-old mudstone at the bottom of the Gale crater. That said, the agency hopes future missions to the red planet, NASA's ...More..

India lauded for plan to beat plastic pollution
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

India lauded for plan to beat plastic pollution

Erik Solheim, head of UN Environment , stated on India's pledge: "This has been the biggest, most resonant World Environment Day ever, thanks to the leadership of our global host India". The screenings w...More..

Five big cats briefly escape in flooded German zoo
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Five big cats briefly escape in flooded German zoo

Police told the Associated Press Friday morning that the escaped animals are believed to still be on the grounds of Eifel Zoo in L√ľnebach. Local authorities have advised residents to stay indoors and cal...More..

Heavy Rain Returns to South Florida Sunday Night and Monday
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Heavy Rain Returns to South Florida Sunday Night and Monday

Forecasters at the National Weather Service told Newsweek that Alberto is expected to make landfall Monday night into Tuesday morning. Along the coast three to six inches of rain are expected. Storm sur...More..

Oreo update for Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge paused amid glitches
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Oreo update for Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge paused amid glitches

Moreover, at least one of the phones, the Galaxy J6 , will start selling in India from May 22 although it isn't clear if Samsung will be selling it from both online and offline channels or via one of the two. ...More..

OnePlus 6 flagship smartphone will be unveiled today
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

OnePlus 6 flagship smartphone will be unveiled today

The advantages of glass over metal are manifold. For the past one month, OnePlus has been highly active on social media, releasing several teasers as well as an explainer for design and building materials u...More..

Massive asteroid to pass near the Earth on Tuesday night
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Massive asteroid to pass near the Earth on Tuesday night

An artist's rendering of an asteroid passing by Earth . The limited observations at the time did not allow its orbit to be well defined until it was observed in recent days, nearly eight years later. You can...More..

by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

SpaceX Launches its Final Version of its Falcon 9 Rocket

The rocket's first stage was successfully recovered, landing on the "Of Course I Still Love You" offshore droneship, about 8 minutes after the launch. The historic event of Bangladesh's debut in the space socie...More..

Warren Buffett Speaks About Why He Chooses Apple Stock
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Warren Buffett Speaks About Why He Chooses Apple Stock

A cryptocurrency conference, Bitcoin Day in Omaha, was coincidently scheduled during the same weekend as the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meeting, but organizers had to cancel after the event's locat...More..

Windows 10 Now Runs On 700 Million Devices
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Windows 10 Now Runs On 700 Million Devices

Project Kinect basically takes the depth-sensing prowess of the Xbox accessory, shrinks it to a tiny frame with new sensors for developers to use with AI and Internet-of-Things via Azure . At Microsoft Buil...More..

Fitbit Introduces Health Management Apps
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Fitbit Introduces Health Management Apps

Scroll down to the bottom, tap Reply , and you can choose from five different pre-set messages or scroll over to the emoji tab, as pictured above. According to Fitbit , " Female health tracking will automa...More..

Earthquakes, lava fissures could last for months on Hawaii: USGS
by | Monday, May 07, 2018

Earthquakes, lava fissures could last for months on Hawaii: USGS

Geological Survey volcanologist Wendy Stovall said. Authorities said more lava fissures opened overnight in the Leilani Estates area, where lava leapt up to 230 feet (70 metres) into the air. A 6.9-magnit...More..

NASA launches InSight Lander to probe Red Planet
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

NASA launches InSight Lander to probe Red Planet

If the 483-million kilometer (300-million mile) trip to Mars goes smoothly, the InSight probe will arrive in the red planet in about six months and join five other NASA spacecraft studying Mars . If al...More..

Apple Does It Again With Q2 Earnings
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Apple Does It Again With Q2 Earnings

Speaking on a conference call to discuss Apple's results , Cook said Apple is seeing more gains from its iPhone X , in particular, and that the $999 smartphone was the best-selling iPhone during every wee...More..

Xiaomi launches Mi Music and Mi Video Apps in India
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Xiaomi launches Mi Music and Mi Video Apps in India

At the event, Xiaomi took to the stage to announce the launch of new streaming partnerships for its Mi Music and Mi Video services. With the content of both Mi Music and Mi Video restricted to Xiaomi de...More..

Australia Commits $500 Million To Save Great Barrier Reef From Climate Change
by | Monday, April 30, 2018

Australia Commits $500 Million To Save Great Barrier Reef From Climate Change

The project will aim improve water quality, target coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish (COTS) and implement scientific reef restoration of the reef. The Great Barrier Reef is home to the world's largest col...More..

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