Friday November 16-th, 2018

Antarctica Hides Giant Canyons That Could Make Melting Worse Antarctica Hides Giant Canyons That Could Make Melting Worse

Foundation is 217 miles (350 kilometers) long (about the distance from Los Angeles to Las Vegas) and 22 miles (35 km) wide. "These troughs channelise ice from the centre of the continent, taking it towards the coast", explained Dr Winter.

Asteroid that killed dinosaurs also shaped evolution of birds Asteroid that killed dinosaurs also shaped evolution of birds

The impact caused massive fires that decimated forests. Vapor, abundant in sulfates, triggered acid rain. Soot in the atmosphere blocked the sun and prevented photosynthesis. They probably lived off the hardiest grains and seeds that endured the im...

Scientists introduce cosmochemical model for Pluto formation Scientists introduce cosmochemical model for Pluto formation

The scarcity of prehistoric carbon monoxide gas, the scientists assume, is since it's buried deep in Pluto's surface area ices, or it was ruined when liquid water existed on the surface area. In addition to the comet model, the researchers also inves...

First named storm of Atlantic Hurricane Season has formed First named storm of Atlantic Hurricane Season has formed

Even though June 1 is generally the start of hurricane season, early storms are not uncommon. Alberto was almost stalled early Friday night , moving east at just 2 miles per hour. "Extreme" flood watches have already been issued beginning S...

Higher Levels of Carbon Dioxide Make Rice Less Nutritious Higher Levels of Carbon Dioxide Make Rice Less Nutritious

As 2.4 billion pounds per second of carbon dioxide is pouring into the atmosphere, essential nutrients found in rice , such as protein, iron, zinc, and B vitamins, are all dropping, posing a threat to the 2 billion people who depend on this food sou...

'Alberto' forms in Gulf; 'indirect' impacts possible in Philadelphia area 'Alberto' forms in Gulf; 'indirect' impacts possible in Philadelphia area

More than 6 inches of rain are in the forecast for parts of the Gulf Coast. Hurricane season over the North Atlantic is officially scheduled to begin on June 1 and run through to the end of November 2018. SUNDAY INTO MEMORIAL DAY: Timing is still...

Florida, Gulf prepare for subtropical storm Alberto Florida, Gulf prepare for subtropical storm Alberto

According to the National Hurricane Center , tropical storm watches are now in affect for parts of Mexico and Cuba. At 1 p.m., the latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center came in and Alberto for now is almost stationary . Some beach...

Brexit customs Brexit customs "mess" will hurt peace in Ireland, says Labour's Corbyn

He said he was not asking for or advocating a border poll, but would ensure the Good Friday Agreement is implemented "to the letter". "That is why Labour has put forward a plan that would go a long way to solving this issue, a plan for which I be...

Doug Ford Directly Involved In Etobicoke-Centre Nomination Controversy: Ontario Liberals Doug Ford Directly Involved In Etobicoke-Centre Nomination Controversy: Ontario Liberals

Premier Kathleen Wynne will make her first campaign stop in Sudbury on Wednesday. But during a campaign stop in rural southwestern Ontario, Ford said he has been forthcoming about his party's plans, priorities and projected costs. "You can move fro...

SpaceX Flies Satellites for Iridium, NASA in 10th Launch of 2018 SpaceX Flies Satellites for Iridium, NASA in 10th Launch of 2018

Once the rocket launch and the payloads were deployed SpaceX did not try to recover the first stage of the rocket as it does for some launches. The Falcon 9's first and second stages will separate seconds later. The satellites for Iridium Communi...

NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover has resumed functioning NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover has resumed functioning

The new method proved to be a rousing success as the drill able to penetrate roughly 2 inches on the surface, a target that was called Duluth . After those tests returned positive results, NASA chose to move forward with the plan, and just reporte...

Chicken feathers cover Seattle interstate after driver falls asleep, crashes semi Chicken feathers cover Seattle interstate after driver falls asleep, crashes semi

A driver hauling a load of chicken feathers (that's it!) from Kelso to Mount Vernon in Washington state early Wednesday fell asleep at the wheel, causing a crash on Interstate 5 near Seattle. The Canadian company recycles animal byproducts into ingre...

'Avengers 4' spoilers: Leaked plot synopsis and new characters teased 'Avengers 4' spoilers: Leaked plot synopsis and new characters teased

While there are 2 films before the as-yet-unnamed Avengers 4 - Ant-Man and the Wasp appears next, accompanied by Captain Marvel . If anything, Marvel loyalists should prepare to shed a few more tears as the so-called official synopsis for the four...

Elia Viviani wins stage 17 as Simon Yates retains pink Elia Viviani wins stage 17 as Simon Yates retains pink

Yates finished in 28th place behind defending champion Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands and four-time Tour de France victor Chris Froome . "There's going to be guys trying to do insane things in the last week", he added. "I thought I would lose a...

Michael Cohen's 'taxi king' business partner to cooperate with government Michael Cohen's 'taxi king' business partner to cooperate with government

As such, Freidman will presumably testify against President Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen , in the government's pursuit of any criminal wrongdoing by the Russian government, its peoples, and private American citizens and companies as ...

United States unlikely to leave Venezuela alone, warns expert United States unlikely to leave Venezuela alone, warns expert

Maduro said Tuesday he was expelling Robinson and his deputy Brian Naranjo for allegedly conspiring against his government by pressuring opposition groups to boycott Sunday's presidential election that he won by a landslide. More obstacles to ...

WHO, partners need $26 million for DRC Ebola response WHO, partners need $26 million for DRC Ebola response

Congo's health ministry said there are now 28 confirmed Ebola cases, 21 probable ones and two suspected. The vaccination campaign eventually will move to cover the two other health zones where confirmed cases have been reported . Ebola causes hemo...

New details emerge about deadly school shooting in Texas New details emerge about deadly school shooting in Texas

Police arrested Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, at the Santa Fe school following the rampage that they said he carried out with a shotgun and.38-caliber pistol. "I saw videos. I saw what occurred, from the viewpoint of the cameras, I don't believe so", T...

Nine killed as anti-Sterlite protest turns violent in Thoothukudi Nine killed as anti-Sterlite protest turns violent in Thoothukudi

According to initial information, nine people have been killed when the police opened fire and one is critical. Police say clashes broke out as a huge crowd of protesters stormed district government headquarters. "People of Thoothukudi need not wor...

Israel urges ICC to reject Palestinian request Israel urges ICC to reject Palestinian request

The Palestinian foreign minister has called on the global criminal court to immediately open an investigation into alleged Israeli war crimes, crimes against humanity, and apartheid. Israel has not joined the court, but because the Palestinians hav...

Paris Jackson addresses family issues after Janet Jackson performance Paris Jackson addresses family issues after Janet Jackson performance

The Billboard Music Award is an annual honour given by Billboard , a publication and music popularity chart covering the music business since 1990. Friends, family and fans joined the worldwide music icon to toast her electric performance earlie...

What's at stake in Venezuelan presidential vote What's at stake in Venezuelan presidential vote

The US apparently hopes that additional sanctions will eventually bring about democracy in the South American country, which is suffering from declining oil production, hyperinflation and food shortages. Venezuela's Information Ministry, which han...

Steam Link game-streaming app arrives on Google Play in beta Steam Link game-streaming app arrives on Google Play in beta

But how exactly does this work and how can you play your PC games from your couch on a smaller device? To get up and running, your PC with the Steam Library on it has to be connected to your router via an Ethernet cable. Naturally, the best experie...

Google Home can now play Google Play Movies content Google Home can now play Google Play Movies content

Now Sony is updating some of its older headphones with support for the digital assistant as well. Sony did launch new products such as headphones and headsets at CES 2018 that came with Assistant and the company also promised that it would releas...

Distant object pointed to ninth planet of the Solar system Distant object pointed to ninth planet of the Solar system

To be clear, this new research doesn't confirm the existence of Planet Nine, but it doesn't take the gang from Scooby-Doo to realize that the evidence is piling up heavily in its favor. Astrophysicist Konstantin Batygin says that now, there are five ...

  • Indonesian jet crash victim's family sues Boeing

    Indonesian jet crash victim's family sues Boeing

    The family of an Indonesian man killed in a Lion Air jet crash is suing Boeing , alleging that the accident may have been caused by a problem with the flight-control system in its...

  • Amazon staff prepare for the onslaught of Black Friday shopping

    Amazon staff prepare for the onslaught of Black Friday shopping

    All you need to get your hands on the best deals from major retailers is quick fingers, most importantly, knowledge about when exactly the sales will drop, so that you're the first...

  • Flybe up for sale

    Flybe up for sale

    The airline had previously planned to merge with FTSE 250 transport services provider Stobart Group ( LON:STOB ), before the deal was abandoned earlier this year. Chief executive C...

  • Snag in the road for sausage sizzles

    Snag in the road for sausage sizzles

    Bunnings Warehouse, a national chain of almost 300 stores, may not have expected it, but the effort to dispense culinary advice as if it were home fix led to a countrywide meltd...

  • House Republicans Choose Rep. Kevin McCarthy as Minority Leader

    House Republicans Choose Rep. Kevin McCarthy as Minority Leader

    Most of the other leadership races were uncontested and decided on a voice vote. Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise, who was shot past year during practice for the annual Congression...

  • Honda Passport Will Renew in Los Angeles

    Honda Passport Will Renew in Los Angeles

    The online event kicks off at 6:30 p.m. After rumors swirled at the start of 2018 over a reborn Honda Passport, the brand has confirmed the nameplate's revival. Shortly after dis...

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