Sunday November 18-th, 2018

No kidding! Goats prefer humans who look happy No kidding! Goats prefer humans who look happy

Previous research has shown that that horses and dogs are able to interpret human expressions. Goats can distinguish between smiling and frowning humans, according to a new study. The study of emotion perception has already revealed complex cap...

NASA Shows What Fire and Storms Ravaging Earth Look Like From Space NASA Shows What Fire and Storms Ravaging Earth Look Like From Space

Looking down from space are Earth-observing satellites like the Terra , Aqua , Aura and Suomi NPP , which come together and create the Goddard Earth Observing System Forward Processing (GEOS FP), that gives a clearer view of the different part...

Sex-deprived dolphin Zafar terrorises tourists at French beach

The dolphin was not aggressive, but he had taken to trying to rub up against swimmers and boats, the local paper Le Telegramme reported. "Several bathers were really afraid, he even lifted up a woman bather with his snout", Lars told the local news...

Hazy, hot, and humid weather on the way Hazy, hot, and humid weather on the way

Sunday looks a little brighter and warmer though as more humid air begins to stream in. After that, the heat and humidity breaks Friday . Environment Canada also warned that children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses ...

Gov. Brown Signs Bail Reform Bill Gov. Brown Signs Bail Reform Bill

The California bill was inspired in part by a San Francisco teenager who struggled with more than 50 seizure a day. In California, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill to eliminate cash bail for those awaiting trial. "It can not guarantee a subst...

Keller @ Large: President Trump Makes His John McCain Mistake Worse Keller @ Large: President Trump Makes His John McCain Mistake Worse

Russell, a powerful Georgia Democrat who served from 1933 to 1971 but whose legacy is clouded over his pro-segregationist views. The flag atop the White House flew at half-staff over the weekend but was raised Monday and then lowered again amid cri...

Australia's foreign minister quits after leadership change Australia's foreign minister quits after leadership change

Karen Andrews will take on the role as Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, making her the first female federal Cabinet Minister from the Gold Coast. Nationals MP Keith Pitt also quit on Sunday as the Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime ...

NASA propose to do self in space NASA propose to do self in space

Examples include the center of the Milky Way galaxy (Earth's home galaxy ) and the Orion Nebula , a famous star-birth region located about 1,350 light-years from Earth. This makes them easier to study in a telescope, because they are relatively c...

Storm drifts away from Hawaii after 'almost biblical' rains Storm drifts away from Hawaii after 'almost biblical' rains

The Central Pacific Hurricane Center reports that the thunderstorms associated with Tropical Storm Lane "are now far removed from the exposed low-level circulation center", with most of this deep convection affecting the eastern and central Hawaiia...

Hurricane Lane: Hawaii hit by flooding and landslides as storm nears Hurricane Lane: Hawaii hit by flooding and landslides as storm nears

Hurricane Lane, the once-Category-4 storm that rapidly declined to a Category-2 as it moved over Hawaii's Big Island today, had as of this morning dumped 31 inches (78 centimeters) of rain on Hakalau Forest Biological Field Station in the southea...

YouTuber McSkillet among three killed in supercar crash YouTuber McSkillet among three killed in supercar crash

Classmates at La Jolla Country Day School, Heitmann's alma mater, told FOX 5 Friday that they were shocked and saddened to learn about the rumored death of a peer, which was also widely reported in industry publications . The crash occurred on a f...

New satellite will bounce ultraviolet light off air to measure winds New satellite will bounce ultraviolet light off air to measure winds

James Cotton, a satellite winds scientist at the Met Office, said: The Aeolus mission aims to improve the global coverage of wind profile observations, including areas where in situ wind measurements are now lacking, such as over the oceans, in the...

Nasa and ESA astronauts play first tennis match in space aboard ISS Nasa and ESA astronauts play first tennis match in space aboard ISS

He said: "The challenge is that anytime we move quickly or have to plant our feet or do something forceful with our bodies, it's truly tough because you can see if I let go of my feet I just start floating". But Feustel was well-prepared: He is a li...

Laziness is an effective survival skill, evolutionary biologists find Laziness is an effective survival skill, evolutionary biologists find

The findings suggest that lazier, sluggish creatures have a slight edge over animals with a higher metabolic rate . Those that have gone extinct tend to have higher metabolic rates than those that are still living. A high metabolic rate means high...

In China found a unique fossil of a turtle without a shell In China found a unique fossil of a turtle without a shell

Experts suggestthat Eorhynchochelys sinensis could inhabit shallow water and feed both in water and on land. Eorhynchochelys ("Ay-oh-rink-oh-keel-is") means "dawn beak turtle " - essentially, first turtle with a beak - while sinensis , meaning ...

Nasa confirms water on the moon that may enable human exploration Nasa confirms water on the moon that may enable human exploration

Scientists have found the first glaciers on the surface of the moon. The instrument was created to search for distinct signatures that prove the presence of water ice on the surface of the moon. As the Moon is tilted on its axis by about 1.54 degre...

Hurricane Lane is the biggest weather threat to Hawaii in decades Hurricane Lane is the biggest weather threat to Hawaii in decades

All who are on the island (and who are essentially trapped there) have been cautioned to gather two weeks of supplies, including water and food. Kauai and Niihau are under a hurricane watch, meaning hurricane conditions are possible and that winds of...

Strongest sea ice in the Arctic breaks for the first time Strongest sea ice in the Arctic breaks for the first time

This area is often called the "last ice area", as here, according to preliminary data, is the last in the Arctic sea ice . Ruth Mottram of the Danish Meteorological Institute said: "Almost all of the ice to the north of Greenland is quite sh...

Cloud State Women's Volleyball Team Among Those Facing Hawaii Hurricane Cloud State Women's Volleyball Team Among Those Facing Hawaii Hurricane

On Wednesday, US Astronaut Richard Arnold shared two images on Twitter of Hurricane Lane as it swirled and spiraled toward the Hawaiian Islands. In a statement, the DFA said it is already monitoring the development of "Hurricane Lane", a Catego...

Meet the mysterious light in the sky called STEVE

Scientists from the USA and Canada have found that a rare atmospheric phenomenon, known who discovered it by Amateur researchers "Steve", is not the Aurora, despite the similarities. And that's the cool thing, because this has been known by photogr...

Why Trump’s plan to roll back carbon emission regulations could be deadly Why Trump’s plan to roll back carbon emission regulations could be deadly

Trump will tout his new proposals Tuesday night in West Virginia, where Republicans are vying to wrench a hotly contested Senate seat from Democrat Sen. "Today's proposal provides the states and regulated community the certainty they need to continue...

Stop flushing your contact lenses down the drain Stop flushing your contact lenses down the drain

What contact lenses look like when they're retrieved from sludge. "It sounds like a very small problem, because the lenses themselves are tiny, but they come by the billions." . Kelkar explained, "When the plastic loses some of its structural s...

Abrupt Thaw of Permafrost Beneath Arctic Lakes could Fuel Climate Change Abrupt Thaw of Permafrost Beneath Arctic Lakes could Fuel Climate Change

These pools significantly speed up the thawing of the permafrost, which leads to food being available to microbes that consequently produce carbon dioxide and methane. "When the lakes form, they flash-thaw these permafrost areas", said Walter Ant...

Hurricane Lane: Hawaii braces for category four storm Hurricane Lane: Hawaii braces for category four storm

UPDATE: #Lane is officially a unsafe category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds of 160mph. It's not possible to know which islands will see the worst storm effects right now due to the close proximity of the hurricane track to the Hawaiia...

This bright purple ribbon-named STEVE-is an entirely new celestial phenomenon This bright purple ribbon-named STEVE-is an entirely new celestial phenomenon

But a new study conducted by the researchers from the Universtiy of Calgary, also involved in the research carried out earlier this year, found that the mysterious Steve is not an aurora. The polar lights are usually green, although they sometimes ...

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