'Beluga whale' spotted in the Thames off Gravesend

The last sighting of Beluga whales in United Kingdom waters was in 2015 when they were spotted off northeastern England near the Northumberland coastline, but they left shortly afterwards. According to National Geographic magazine, beluga whales can ... More..

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Kirk, reformed as tropical storm, gains strength
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Kirk, reformed as tropical storm, gains strength

The National Hurricane Center said it is now headed toward the northern Windward Islands, where tropical storm warnings and watches were issued Wednesday morning. Little change in strength is forecast until...More..

JAXA Rovers Send Back Photos After Landing on Asteroid
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

JAXA Rovers Send Back Photos After Landing on Asteroid

The rovers are part of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Hayabusa2 asteroid sample-return mission. The rock is known as a relic and belongs to a primitive type of asteroid formerly known as 162173 Ryu...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Chances Kirk will redevelop increase, tropical depression possible off North Carolina

Kirk was located about 912 miles east-southeast of the British Virgin Islands on Wednesday morning. A pocket of little to no shear will help Kirk gain strength as it moves to the west, but it's going to have a ...More..

Tornado touches down in Ottawa and Gatineau, Que., Environment Canada says
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Tornado touches down in Ottawa and Gatineau, Que., Environment Canada says

The hospital said two patients were in critical condition, one had serious injuries, and the others were listed as either stable or in fair condition. It also encouraged food-truck operators to visit the most a...More..

Japan’s Hayabusa2 space probe deploys rovers towards asteroid
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Japan’s Hayabusa2 space probe deploys rovers towards asteroid

Two MINERVA rovers were deployed on September 21 and both have successfully landed. "We're glad that the Minerva-II 1 rovers took photos as we had expected", said Tetsuo Yoshimitsu, associate professor at JA...More..

Major flooding lingers more than a week after Florence
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Major flooding lingers more than a week after Florence

He asked congressional leaders to hurry federal aid. The animals came from the streets, where volunteers found them, and from owners who had to evacuate but couldn't bring their pets with them, said Kathie ...More..

Beluga Whale Spotted Frolicking In The Thames
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Beluga Whale Spotted Frolicking In The Thames

It was first spotted by ecologist and ornithologist Dave Andrews, who said it had been feeding around barges near Gravesend in Kent. Speaking on Tuesday afternoon, he said that it had "roughly stayed in the s...More..

by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Sir Keir Starmer speaks ahead of Labour conference address

Their new hero is the shadow brexit secretary, Sir Keir Starmer - who has cajoled the party leadership to sharpen the lines of its ambiguity. Keir Starmer received a prolonged standing ovation at the Lab...More..

Tropical disturbances form, strengthen in the Atlantic as busy September ends
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Tropical disturbances form, strengthen in the Atlantic as busy September ends

Conditions are favorable that this one could gain subtropical or tropical characteristics, forecasters say, and "a subtropical or tropical cyclone is likely to form by early next week while the low meanders ove...More..

TROPICS: Kirk moving across the Atlantic; no threat to Florida
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

TROPICS: Kirk moving across the Atlantic; no threat to Florida

Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center expect Kirk to move westward across the deep tropical Atlantic. Maximum winds remain at 40 miles per hour. A system in the open waters of the Atlantic continues ...More..

SpaceX names Japanese CEO as passenger to Moon - News - NHK WORLD - English
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

SpaceX names Japanese CEO as passenger to Moon - News - NHK WORLD - English

He said he hasn't yet decided which artists he plans to invite, but he joked, "if you should hear from me, please say yes and accept my invitation'". In an interview in March, Musk said the ship was now being...More..

President Trump to visit Cherry Point as part of Florence tour
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

President Trump to visit Cherry Point as part of Florence tour

One person was killed when Florence spawned at least 16 tornadoes on Monday in Virginia, the National Weather Service said . President Trump is visiting North Carolina today to get a firsthand look at the da...More..

300-metre long Spider-web covers beach in Western Greece
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

300-metre long Spider-web covers beach in Western Greece

As per experts, spiders are fond of eating mosquitoes , and this has made them weave their nests in such a giant manner in the midst of mating. Tetragnatha spiders are not exclusive to Aitoliko , Greece. ...More..

New evacuations ordered because of Florence flooding, dam breaches in NC
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

New evacuations ordered because of Florence flooding, dam breaches in NC

Kinston Police in North Carolina also posted a video on Facebook showing clumps of fire ants in flood waters, warning residents to stay safe. Matthew hurt eastern North Carolina farmers in 2016, but that s...More..

Donate to the American Red Cross
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Donate to the American Red Cross

Some travel to disaster areas for deployments of at least two weeks. This is a risky storm and the Red Cross urges people in its path to obey evacuation orders and get ready now. They are now staged in Fort H...More..

Huge spider web covers 1,000ft of land
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Huge spider web covers 1,000ft of land

In a quiet lagoon in Greece , nearby residents were treated to their land wholly covered in arachnid silk. An increase in the number of mosquitoes in the area is thought to have given rise to high numbers ...More..

Space Force proposal will be lean and ready by February, Pentagon says
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Space Force proposal will be lean and ready by February, Pentagon says

Wilson's proposal takes issue with some of the directives in Shanahan's memo, such as the appointment of an assistant secretary of defense for space. Details of the proposal, including the cost, will be include...More..

Florence-weary SC could get more record flooding
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Florence-weary SC could get more record flooding

Well over half the dead were killed were in vehicles. "You better pray. I think we all need to pray that it don't happen". New evacuations were ordered in Florence County, and the Waccamaw River in Conway i...More..

Trump Asked About His Golf Course During Hurricane Florence Visit
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Trump Asked About His Golf Course During Hurricane Florence Visit

That storm made landfall on Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, resulting in power outages that affected millions of people. The trillions of gallons of rainwater making its way into rivers and streams is resu...More..

by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Spiders are 'having a party' in this terrifying 1,000-foot web

The freaky sight was the work of spiders from the genus Tetragnatha - otherwise known as stretch spiders due to their elongated bodies. The genus covers hundreds of species which are found all over the ...More..

by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Aitoliko beach in Greece covered in spider web

The video has attracted nearly 180,000 views as of Thursday evening. A lagoon in western Greece is starting to look more like an abandoned home's basement than a picturesque shoreline. She also said that the ...More..

Japanese Billionaire Books First Moonshot Aboard SpaceX's 'Big Falcon Rocket'
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Japanese Billionaire Books First Moonshot Aboard SpaceX's 'Big Falcon Rocket'

Maezawa has invited Musk along on his flight to the moon. SpaceX gave no details of the flight but said it would be "an important step toward enabling access for everyday people who dream of traveling to sp...More..

These photos show how much Hurricane Florence 'ravaged' the Carolinas
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

These photos show how much Hurricane Florence 'ravaged' the Carolinas

He earlier visited a devastated community along North Carolina's Neuse River, speaking to residents in the flood ravaged town of New Bern. The footprint of flooding from this storm covers much of the sa...More..

NASA's new planet hunting satellite shares 'first light' photo of space
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

NASA's new planet hunting satellite shares 'first light' photo of space

TESS is equipped with four cameras that allow it to cover 85% of the sky . TESS has four telescopes with matrices a resolution of 16.8 megapixels, each of which has a field of view of 24 by 24 degrees. "It w...More..

Elon Musk names space tourist to launch on BFR moon mission
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Elon Musk names space tourist to launch on BFR moon mission

NASA is itself aiming to send astronauts into orbit beyond the moon by 2022, fifty-years after the Apollo 8 mission became the first to send humans beyond low earth orbit. 'We are honored that he chose us'. ...More..

Flooding in Fayetteville: Cape Fear River rising
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Flooding in Fayetteville: Cape Fear River rising

They show devastating flooding, homes destroyed by winds and fallen trees and rescues in action. President Donald Trump will travel Wednesday to areas affected by Hurricane Florence in North Carolina and SC...More..

Florence rain pushes into West Virginia; Heaviest precipitation expected in southeastern counties
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Florence rain pushes into West Virginia; Heaviest precipitation expected in southeastern counties

A power outage at a wastewater treatment plant in Wilmington resulted in partially treated sewage water being released into the Cape Fear River, said Reggie Cheatham, director of the U.S. "We understand that ma...More..

Storm Florence's drenching rains kill 23 in the Carolinas
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Storm Florence's drenching rains kill 23 in the Carolinas

South Front Street in New Bern, North Carolina is shown before Florence and after her. Some Carolinians were relieved that the storm was pushing out, despite the continued threat of flooding from rivers. Powe...More..

Japanese Billionaire Will Fly To The Moon With SpaceX, Elon Musk Says
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Japanese Billionaire Will Fly To The Moon With SpaceX, Elon Musk Says

Maezawa will fly on Space Exploration Technologies Corp.'s BFR rocket on a trip around the moon , Musk announced today, without saying when. Speaking at SpaceX's headquarters outside of Los Angeles on Mond...More..