Tuesday July 17-th, 2018

Scott Pruitt Resigns as Head of the EPA After Restaurant Confrontation Scott Pruitt Resigns as Head of the EPA After Restaurant Confrontation

Pruitt's replacement, Andrew Wheeler , is a former coal industry lobbyist with Faegre Baker Daniels who spent almost a decade trying to get Congress to pass industry friendly laws. He has also been accused of using his security detail to track ...

U.S. border officials question Canadian fishermen in disputed waters U.S. border officials question Canadian fishermen in disputed waters

While entering out water may not seem like a big deal , the USA agents approached the island and verified that Canadian fisherman to see if immigrants were entering the United States of America illegally. Visitors head to Machias Seal Island on Frida...

Three suspected poachers mauled to death by lions in Eastern Cape Three suspected poachers mauled to death by lions in Eastern Cape

Mr Fox said it was not clear exactly how numerous men there were, as there was "not much left of them". Human remains found in a South African game reserve are thought to be those of a gang of rhino poachers who ran into a pack of lions. "We do not...

Scientists have captured the first images of the birth of the planet Scientists have captured the first images of the birth of the planet

According to Scientists , PDS 70b is bigger than Jupiter and now has a surface temperature of 1,000 degrees Celsius. And the planet orbits far away from its parent sun, so PDS 70b won't receive much heat from the star after growing out of its baby...

Century’s Longest Lunar Eclipse To Be Seen In India On July 27

The July 2018 Blood Moon and total lunar eclipse will outshine every other eclipse to take place between the years 2001 and 2100. So far, in 2018, we have seen many stunning astronomical events including Super Blue Blood moon in January and an ...

Greenpeace Crashes Superman-Shaped Drone Into Nuclear Plant to Prove Point Greenpeace Crashes Superman-Shaped Drone Into Nuclear Plant to Prove Point

Greenpeace After crossing the Rhone river, Superman piloted its way between reactors to finally crash on the wall of the spent fuel storage pool building, near the reactor n°2. EDF also claimed, "The fuel building is key for security, designed in par...

NASA spacecraft sending back close-ups of dwarf planet Ceres NASA spacecraft sending back close-ups of dwarf planet Ceres

Discovered by Dawn in 2015, when the spacecraft first reached Ceres, these mysterious faculae - including the largest one of them, Cerealia Facula, which resides at the heart of Occator Crater - are the biggest carbonate deposits ever uncovered out...

Waitrose plastic bag charge trial sees use reduce by three quarters Waitrose plastic bag charge trial sees use reduce by three quarters

So Australia is trying to reduce the amount of non-biodegradable synthetic waste falling into the river and the ocean. Prohibit plastic at the entrance to large supermarkets has been damaged. "While we understand that some customers may be frustr...

NASA using a fighter jet to test quiet sonic booms NASA using a fighter jet to test quiet sonic booms

The shining star to this entire thing is supposed to be Lockheed Martin Aeronautics' X-59 "QueSST", which is created to produce sonic thumps rather than the booming sounds other jet fighters usually give out. However, the new plane is only expe...

Pollution plays significant role in diabetes Pollution plays significant role in diabetes

The results of the analysis showed that 3.2 million cases of type 2 diabetes across the world were down to air pollution in 2016. Diabetes is one such lifestyle disease which is the result of a variety of factors. The lack of environmental mitiga...

States in Australia and Retail Chains Banning Plastic Bags States in Australia and Retail Chains Banning Plastic Bags

Ben Harris, who is Western Australia assistant secretary at the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees" Association (SDA), said: "He came up behind her and put his hands around her throat. "While we understand that some customers may be frustrated...

Hosepipe ban being considered for Donegal Hosepipe ban being considered for Donegal

Also banned is filling paddling pools, domestic ponds and fountains (with the exception of commercial entities). Since the introduction of the ban on Friday afternoon, NI Water has said there has been a "slowing improving picture", but the hot weat...

Environment Canada issues heat warning for Simcoe County Environment Canada issues heat warning for Simcoe County

A new heat warning system is now in place to warn Nova Scotians when hot and humid weather has the potential to be harmful. The air temperature will be 30 or above until Friday when a cold front is forecast to pass through southern Ontario.

Start planning now for longest lunar eclipse of the century Start planning now for longest lunar eclipse of the century

To avoid the consequences, subjects were dressed up as the king and put to death if they didn't die from the lunar eclipse itself. A blood moon takes place when Earth blocks the light of the sun from the moon. Depending on atmospheric condition...

EPA's Scott Pruitt confronted inside DC restaurant by teacher, FOX News says EPA's Scott Pruitt confronted inside DC restaurant by teacher, FOX News says

Teacher Kristin Mink posted the video of the incident on Facebook Monday. The clip shows her walking up to a smiling Pruitt and an unidentified man as she holds her 2-year-old son and reads from notes. Chmielewski said Pruitt wanted to eliminate ...

First Picture (Ever) Of A Planet Actually Being Born First Picture (Ever) Of A Planet Actually Being Born

Getting this data is not easy: it requires using the ground-based "VLT" (short for " Very Large Telescope ") perched on a mountaintop in Chile and using " SPHERE ", a specialized planet-finding instrument, which has been used for three years.

Trump interviews with possible Supreme Court nominees begin Trump interviews with possible Supreme Court nominees begin

Asked if Sen. John McCain should resign as he battles brain cancer so an appointed replacement could vote on the Supreme Court nominee, Sanders said she hadn't spoken to Trump about it. One of the candidates in a short list of 25 potential nominees...

Trump to Announce Supreme Court Nominee on July 9 Trump to Announce Supreme Court Nominee on July 9

Other favorites to land the nomination include 7th Circuit Court of Appeals judge Amy Coney Barrett, D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals judge Brett Kavanaugh and 6th Circuit Court of Appeals judges Raymond Kethledge and Amul Thapar. Justice Anthony Ke...

First confirmed image of a newborn planet revealed

Keppler and her colleagues analyzed new and archival observations of a young dwarf star called PDS 70, which is about 5.4 million years old and lies 370 light-years from Earth . "The problem is that, until now, most of these planet candidates coul...

Trump says he'll name high court pick on July 9 Trump says he'll name high court pick on July 9

Over the years, Kennedy joined court conservatives in rolling back campaign finance curbs and voting rights provisions. Trump said he may begin interviewing candidates this weekend and is already considering two women. "The way he puts it, is someone...

Newborn planet pictured for first time

Keppler and her colleagues analyzed new and archival observations of a young dwarf star called PDS 70, which is about 5.4 million years old and lies 370 light-years from Earth. By carefully parsing the data underlying the new imagery, astronomers are...

Hawking's death, Einstein's birth, and Pi Day: what does it all mean? Hawking's death, Einstein's birth, and Pi Day: what does it all mean?

Some of the awards Hawking has received for his work include the 1979 Albert Einstein Medal, the Order of the British Empire (Commander) in 1982 and the 1988 Wolf Prize in Physics. I hope he was wrong on that one, or if you will I hope I will never k...

Donald Trump 'probably' won't question Supreme Court candidates on abortion Donald Trump 'probably' won't question Supreme Court candidates on abortion

Kennedy announced his retirement Wednesday, in part to give the Senate time to consider a nominee and hold votes before the midterm elections in November. on "Sunday Morning Futures". "I hope they keep thinking about it because they're going to get...

Excessive Heat Warning issued for this weekend Excessive Heat Warning issued for this weekend

The Red Cross is urging everyone to stay safe in the intense heat by following several tips: drink plenty of fluids and avoid alcohol and caffeine, wear loose-fitting and lightweight clothing, andstay inside where it's air conditioned. Denver tied...

The heat is on this Canada Day weekend: forecasters The heat is on this Canada Day weekend: forecasters

The national forecaster says temperatures could reach the mid-30s with humidex values into the mid-40s, while some areas could see severe thunderstorms. Hamilton Public Health is encouraging people to take precautions to avoid heat-related illness. ...

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