World's oldest orangutan Puan dies at Western Australia zoo

As the founder of our world renowned breeding program her legacy is phenomenal with descendants living all over the world. "Her genetics count for just under 10 per cent of the global zoological population, which is an impressive statistic", Ms Tho... More..

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EPA's Pruitt May Need to Resign, Key Republican Ally Says
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

EPA's Pruitt May Need to Resign, Key Republican Ally Says

Farmers and ethanol producers in South Dakota held a good old fashioned tractor rally in Sioux Falls as Administrator Pruitt met with farmers in Reliance about 200 miles west. For now, Pruitt continues to enjoy...More..

What to watch out for on day three of the World Cup
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

What to watch out for on day three of the World Cup

Though they had several big names in their 2014 World Cup squad, they were highly dependent on Neymar in nearly all matches to deliver in front of the goal . Iveson said host cities need between about $3...More..

Gigantic Mars dust storm threatens Nasa's Opportunity rover
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Gigantic Mars dust storm threatens Nasa's Opportunity rover

But the dust storm now enveloping a quarter of Mars has turned day to night at the rover's equatorial location. "It is concerning; this team has a very strong bond with the rover", said John Callas, the Op...More..

After Americans' win, 3 could be key for World Cup hosting
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

After Americans' win, 3 could be key for World Cup hosting

Qatar is hosting the 2022 World Cup and is spending an estimated $200 billion or $500 million per week on World Cup projects. Trump has previously warned that he will cut aid for countries that may vote aga...More..

Jacksonville could see 2026 impact from World Cup vote
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Jacksonville could see 2026 impact from World Cup vote

The plan is that Canada and Mexico would each host 10 matches, while 60 matches would be played in the United States. The 2026 World Cup will be the first expanded tournament featuring 48 teams, up from t...More..

Hurricane Bud strengthens off Mexico's Pacific coast
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Hurricane Bud strengthens off Mexico's Pacific coast

Earlier it had just barely crossed the threshold of wind strength to be classified a Category 4 storm. Infrared satellite imagery Tuesday shows the distinct 20 to 25 mile-wide eye, but also outer rainbands ...More..

Delhi slum drowning in plastic as Environment Day focuses on India
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Delhi slum drowning in plastic as Environment Day focuses on India

Several environmental related programs were organized to mark the occasion. Make this planet greener, plant trees and ban plastic. When you look further towards the year 2030, the plastic production is thought ...More..

NASA Curiosity rover hits organic pay dirt on Mars
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

NASA Curiosity rover hits organic pay dirt on Mars

That said , the agency hopes future missions to the red planet, NASA's Mars 2020 rover and ESA's ExoMars rover, could delve into these findings and reveal the complete history of our neighboring plan...More..

Russian space capsule lands in Kazakhstan
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Russian space capsule lands in Kazakhstan

After landing, Shkaplerov ate from a bowl of grapes and said he was feeling well and happy to be back on Earth. Another three astronauts are to be launched to the station on Wednesday. This mission was the fi...More..

SpaceX launches SES-12 communications satellite
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

SpaceX launches SES-12 communications satellite

Elon Musk is the CEO of SpaceX. Space Exploration Technologies Corp . launched a satellite for long-time customer SES SA of Luxembourg early Monday , marking the company's 11th mission of the year. And t...More..

Trump Orders a Lifeline for Struggling Coal and Nuclear Plants
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Trump Orders a Lifeline for Struggling Coal and Nuclear Plants

On June 1, 2018, President Trump directed Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry to provide a new unjustified and illegal handout to coal executives. The administration says the transfer will forestall c...More..

Germany Zoo Animals Escape Cages Amid Severe Flooding
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Germany Zoo Animals Escape Cages Amid Severe Flooding

People are urged to call police if they see the five predators, local media reports. Authorities said that the mass breakout could have been caused after a river overflowed following heavy rainfall causing fe...More..

No, Do Not Roast Marshmallows Over Hawaii’s Erupting Volcano, Says USGS
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

No, Do Not Roast Marshmallows Over Hawaii’s Erupting Volcano, Says USGS

They said: "We really want to go back and give back a little of that kindness". "When hot lava buries plants and shrubs, methane gas is produced as a byproduct of burning vegetation", the USGS said. Lava ha...More..

Trans Mountain pipeline will have 'Crown immunity': Notley
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Trans Mountain pipeline will have 'Crown immunity': Notley

Up to C$2 billion ($1.6 billion) more public money has also been committed by the Alberta government as an emergency fund to cover unpredictable expenses to complete the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP...More..

Federal government spending $4.5B to buy Trans Mountain pipeline, BC terminal
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Federal government spending $4.5B to buy Trans Mountain pipeline, BC terminal

What's more, a poll in April found that a growing number and a majority of British Columbians actually support the pipeline project. When asked again about the timeline to get taxpayers off the hook he said...More..

Trudeau government to buy troubled Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5 billion
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Trudeau government to buy troubled Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5 billion

The only studies that say the Trans Mountain pipeline will make money for the Canadian economy are reports paid for by Kinder Morgan. Finance Minister Bill Morneau has proposed sacrificing Canadian taxpay...More..

ALBERTO OVER LAND, Rain, flooding, downed trees, and possible weak tornadoes
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

ALBERTO OVER LAND, Rain, flooding, downed trees, and possible weak tornadoes

It warned of life-threatening surf conditions, the possibility of a few brief tornadoes in much of Florida and parts of Georgia, South Carolina and Alabama. Numerous northern Florida panhandle's beaches were em...More..

Forecasters: Active Atlantic hurricane season expected - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Forecasters: Active Atlantic hurricane season expected - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona

There will be between 10 to 16 named storms and five to nine hurricanes that will blow through the Atlantic for the 2018 season, forecasters predicted Thursday. That's especially true if a storm hits communit...More..

Alan Bean, 4th man on the moon, dies aged 86
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Alan Bean, 4th man on the moon, dies aged 86

For more than four decades after his space career, he chronicled the six missions that landed on the moon. The astronauts on that mission spent 59 days in space, a record at the time. FILE PHOTO: Retired Astron...More..

SubTropical Storm Alberto Path Projection from Alan Sealls
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

SubTropical Storm Alberto Path Projection from Alan Sealls

Although the center of Alberto is expected to pass to the West of the Suncoast we may experience low end tropical storm force winds beginning on Sunday morning. "Rainfall amounts of 5 to 8 inches, and possi...More..

First named storm of season forms
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

First named storm of season forms

Forecasters at the National Weather Service warn that storms will be in effect from 8 a.m. Saturday through 8 p.m. Sunday . The National Weather Service said a flash flood watch would be in effect ...More..

First tropical system of the season possible this weekend
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

First tropical system of the season possible this weekend

Depending on the exact track and strength, while it's not expected to become a hurricane, we could see tropical storm force winds in spots, minor storm surge and even some severe thunderstorms. A gradual ...More..

Texas governor convenes school safety roundtable
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Texas governor convenes school safety roundtable

Whatever the gun control laws are in Texas, they could not have prevented the massacre. After the Parkland school shooting, a mother and son in Houston, which is just northwest of Santa Fe, recorded a co...More..

No Man's Sky Xbox One release set for July, bringing multiplayer
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

No Man's Sky Xbox One release set for July, bringing multiplayer

Although there is no gameplay footage just yet, we will probably get to see the multiplayer in action as we get closer to the update's release. Players were furious and it was one of many "lies" that led to the...More..