Friday, February 21, 2020
Gale-force winds in Australia merged two enormous fires into a megablaze spanning an area four times the size of Greater London on Friday, while tens of thousands rallied to again demand action on climate change."The conditions are difficult today,"...
As Australia's catastrophic wildfires rage on with no end in sight, University of Sydney ecologist Chris Dickman said the number of animals killed in the blazes has topped one billion—a horrifying figure that the scientist described as a "very conservative" estimate.Dickman told HuffPost late...
LOS ANGELES - Some diseases and infections have made an alarming comeback in the past decade, such as measles — which many health officials believed could have been eradicated with proper public health measures. Here’s a look at five of the...
During the Sixties, the world arguably came the closest to all-out nuclear war as the US and Soviet Union tussled over ultimate supremacy both on the ground and in space. These tensions reached their peak in 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis, after Soviet...
The first explosion rocked the small city of Port Neches on Wednesday morning, injuring three employees. Windows shattered and roofs collapsed in the shock, as more explosions followed throughout the day.Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick issued a mandatory evacuation...
The Yellowstone caldera gets its chilling label as a supervolcano due to its potential to inflict devastation on a global level. Lodged between the US states of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming, the volcano is constantly monitored by the United States Geological Survey (USGS)...
According to monitoring services from the US Geological Survey (USGS), the Yellowstone region in Wyoming has experienced 193 earthquakes in the past 28 days. All of the tremors were relatively small, with the largest registering as a magnitude three...
NASA have warned us of near-misses from asteroids in the past. More than once, we’ve learned about potentially dangerous space rocks after they’ve already passed us.But this is a big one.The American space agency has released details of a...
PARIS — Michel Chiron was a simple educator in an institute for the mentally disabled in central France and led an uneventful life. In the 1980s, boredom and a love disappointment led him to participate in spiritualist séances with some colleagues.The...
Ex-cybernetics engineer Dr Ian Pearson predicts we are veering towards a future of conscious machines.But if robots are thrust into action by military powers, the futurologist warns they will be capable of conjuring up their own "moral viewpoint".And if they...

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