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December 27, 2016
Giant `rivers in the sky` could cause vast, extinction-level floods
Atmospheric rivers have claimed their first victims.Atmospheric rivers - narrow corridors of concentrated moisture suspended in the atmosphere - were responsible for the mysterious mass die-off of wild Olympia oysters in San Francisco Bay in 2011, scientists have found.This is the first documented case of these `rivers in the sky` - which can ...
December 13, 2016
Here`s how entire forests can migrate to better environments
The trees go marching one by one.Migration is tough for all living things. After all, it&rsquo s usually triggered because a certain habitat has become inhospitable for one reason or another. Even creatures like us who can pack up and leave in a moment&rsquo s notice struggle to find new homes. So can you imagine how much it sucks for forests?We ...
November 30, 2016
Google Timelapse lets you see how any location on Earth has changed in 32 years
A lot has happened since 1984.It might not seem like such a long time, but in past three decades, Earth has changed in immeasurable ways, with cities rising, glaciers falling, and unprecedented disasters reshaping the landscape forever. With 5 million satellite images taken from 1984 to 2016, Google Earth&rsquo s new Timelapse update allows you to ...
November 29, 2016
Rare Antarctic beetle find delights
Scientists have made a rare find a new species of fossil beetle from Antarctica. It`s the first evidence of a ground beetle found on the southernmost continent.And Antarctic insects are themselves a rarity - the absence of biodiversity is considered a consequence of a lack of moisture, vegetation and the low temperatures.The specimen is ...
November 17, 2016
Mayan `nesting doll pyramid` discovered in Mexico
A third structure has been found within the famous Kukulkan pyramid in eastern Mexico, experts say.The 10m (33t) tall pyramid was found within two other structures that comprise the 30m pyramid at the Mayan archaeological complex known as Chichen Itza in Yucatan state.The discovery suggests that the pyramid was built in three phases.The Mayan ...
November 9, 2016
Two Lions Find An Injured Fox And Protect It
There is absolutely no doubt that most mothers have an instinct to protect their own, but that also applies to other babies as well. Mothers just have an instinct to care for, and protect, children. This applies not only to human beings, but mothers of all kinds. When it comes to wild animals, however, that instinct is generally kept to their ...
November 7, 2016
Singaporeans using less electricity, water
Experts credit increased use of energy-efficient appliances, but say more needs to be done People here may be armed with mobile phones, tablets and cameras, but they are using less electricity now when compared with a decade ago - a trend similar to Singapore`s water consumption pattern.Figures from the Energy Market Authority showed that last ...
October 31, 2016
Diwali fireworks choke Delhi, angering Indians
Angry residents of the Indian capital, Delhi, are sharing images of smog, one day after Diwali celebrations saw huge quantities of fireworks set off. Levels of pollutants in the air were 30 times the World Health Organisation`s recommended level in one neighbourhood.Authorities had warned that Delhi faced a polluted Diwali because of factors like ...
October 26, 2016
Dreamworld: Four killed on Australian theme park ride
Two men and two women have been killed on a ride at a theme park on Australia`s east coast. Two victims were thrown from a raft on the Thunder River Rapids ride at Dreamworld on Queensland`s Gold Coast, while two others were trapped inside, officials said.The park in Coomera has been closed and an investigation is under way.Dreamworld bills ...
October 20, 2016
The most remote village on Earth is about to become self-sufficient
1,000 miles from anywhere.The South Atlantic island of Tristan da Cunha is proud of its status as the most remote civilisation in the world, but that isolation comes with plenty of challenges. Now the 266-strong community is getting a major redesign to help it become more self-sufficient.Modernised buildings, a wind farm, and a waste-to-energy ...
October 19, 2016
Welcome to Slope Point, where the trees grow sideways
This place gives "windy" a whole new meaning. The trees of Slope Point &ndash a small patch of land at the southernmost tip of New Zealand&rsquo s South Island &ndash are unlike anything else in the world.The species themselves aren`t too different to those you`d find else where on the island, but in this particular location, the trees all end ...
October 13, 2016
VIDEO: 10 dead in NC due to Hurricane Matthew, more than 1,500 stranded in Lumberton
There are 10 confirmed storm-related fatalities due to Hurricane Matthew, according to Gov. Pat McCrory.McCrory said during a press conference Monday morning that there are nearly 1,500 people stranded in Lumberton, North Carolina, and helicopters, boats, and swift water rescue teams are currently rescuing people from their rooftops in the ...
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December 30, 2016, 11:10 pm
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December 27, 2016, 3:21 pm
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Russia plane crash: Huge search for bodies in Black Sea
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