Sunday, October 17, 2021
In a story reminiscent of that of Biblical Jonah, a veteran lobster diver was swallowed whole by a humpback whale on Friday off the Massachusetts coast and survived to tell the tale.Michael Packard, 56, was diving near the Herring Cove...
Elizabeth Kolbert, staff writer for the New Yorker and author of the book "The Sixth Extinction," which won the Pulitzer Prize, warns that the planet is "on the verge of another mass extinction" in large part due to climate...
Flight attendants on Chinese flights were advised to start wearing disposable diapers as a protective measure against COVID-19. The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) announced late in November new guidelines for COVID-19 protocol among airlines traveling to high-risk areas....
A New Zealand farm worker says he was in for the surprise of a lifetime this week when he went to round up cows for milking and instead discovered a massive sinkhole that had opened up overnight in a...
In 2008, after the election that brought former US president Barack Obama to power, there were some officials in Israel who were confident that the previous president, George W. Bush, would not leave office with Iran’s nuclear facilities still...
Ebola was declared a global emergency after the first fatal case was reported in a city of one million inhabitants.Citizens of Goma, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, are living in fear after the deadly disease arrived on their doorstep.Government...
NASA needs “more hands on deck” due to one asteroid threat in particular, claimed scientist Professor Greg Leonard, who works for the US space agency. NASA recently unveiled plans to team up with the University of Central Florida (UCF) in order...
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said on "Fox News @ Night" Wednesday that the real way for Americans to address racism is to "accept Jesus Christ," saying that "we need a culture change," which requires a character change, which...
Pennsylvania police claim they were called to a Home Depot on a report of “disorderly people having an exorcism” in the lumber aisle.The exorcism was for the dead trees and the would-be wood exorcists were escorted out of the...
NEW DELHI — Seeking to build an identification system of unprecedented scope, India is scanning the fingerprints, eyes and faces of its 1.3 billion residents and connecting the data to everything from welfare benefits to mobile phones. Civil libertarians are...

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