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Subtropical Storm Leslie forms in north Atlantic

Subtropical Storm Leslie forms in north Atlantic

Two weather systems are now swirling in the Atlantic Ocean, with the Bermuda Weather Service saying both the systems - Tropical Depression Eleven and Tropical Storm Kirk - are "not a threat to B...

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Dam breached by Florence floodwaters at power plant in North Carolina

Dam breached by Florence floodwaters at power plant in North Carolina

An environmental threat is also posed by human waste as low-lying municipal sewage plants flood. The breach at the Wilmington site is separate from last weekend's reported rupture at a nearby coal a...

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Japanese asteroid probe sends hopping rovers down to space rock's surface

Japanese asteroid probe sends hopping rovers down to space rock's surface

The pair of cylindrical Minerva-II rovers were basically flung off the Japanese Space Agency's Hayabusa-2 spacecraft on Thursday. The probes - which can jump to move around - will investigate the ...

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LatestNews - Toll from hurricane Florence reaches 31 in US

LatestNews - Toll from hurricane Florence reaches 31 in US

Wilmington, which was cut off due to floodwaters, got 2 feet. City officials warned still-rising water threatened some neighborhoods and businesses that seemed safe, but said the worst was almost ...

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President Trump to visit Cherry Point as part of Florence tour

President Trump to visit Cherry Point as part of Florence tour

Roy Cooper said Tuesday, The Associated Press reports. North Carolina is also known for its pork industry, with more than 2,100 hog farms in the state. Also scheduled to attend Tuesday's briefing ar...

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This Town in Greece is Draped in Thousands of Spider Webs

This Town in Greece is Draped in Thousands of Spider Webs

They are sometimes referred to as stretch spiders due to their "stretched" appearance. In a truly "Lord of the Rings"-esque phenomenon, thousands of tiny spiders have carpeted a lagoon in Greece ...

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Tropical Storm Kirk forms off African coast

Tropical Storm Kirk forms off African coast

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward from the center up to 35 miles to the northwest. The National Hurricane Service said that some strengthening is expected through Sunday, but it will stay a tr...

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NASA’s Planet-Hunting Telescope Discovers Two Distant Planets

NASA’s Planet-Hunting Telescope Discovers Two Distant Planets

The report mentions that the image was only a part of the data derived from TESS' initial science orbit. The image below shows more of TESS' "first light" image. TESS took this snapshot of the L...

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Octopuses on MDMA act high just like HUMANS

Octopuses on MDMA act high just like HUMANS

According to Dr. Dolen's genetic analysis of a species of octopus (called California two-spot octopus), the creature's brain can sense MDMA . Multiple research into the psychoactive drug 3,4-Me...

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‘Robotic skins’ brings inanimate objects to life and gives them goal

‘Robotic skins’ brings inanimate objects to life and gives them goal

Developed in the lab of Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio, assistant professor of mechanical engineering & materials science at Yale University, robotic skins enable users to design their own robotic systems...

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Japanese billionaire buys all tickets for SpaceX's moon trip

Japanese billionaire buys all tickets for SpaceX's moon trip

SpaceX's moonshot mission is now poised for 2023 - carrying Maezawa and six to eight other artists aboard what could be SpaceX's largest and most powerful spacecraft yet - the Big Falcon Rocket (...

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Spiders blanket lagoon with thick layer of webs

However, Daily Hellas revealed that the rather eerie scene is a yearly sight for the residents of Aitoliko. Although neither the gnats or the spiders are unsafe to humans, CNN predicts getting...

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Air Force Plan to Add 74 Squadrons Lacks Critical Details

Air Force Plan to Add 74 Squadrons Lacks Critical Details

The memo , which was reviewed by the Los Angeles Times, represents a fundamental shift for Wilson, who opposed creating a space force until Trump publicly embraced the concept in June. Only Congress ...

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Spiders Cover Shores Of Greek Town With 1,000-Foot Web

Spiders Cover Shores Of Greek Town With 1,000-Foot Web

Although neither the gnats or the spiders are unsafe to humans, CNN predicts getting rid of the webs will require a lot of dusting. A 300m-long spider's web has settled over an area of greener...

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Trump Visits Hurricane-Damaged North Carolina

Trump Visits Hurricane-Damaged North Carolina

McMaster said Friday he had "contacted or attempted to speak personally with the families of everyone who we lost during this crisis, this tragedy", including the families of Newton and Green. For exa...

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1,000 feet of spider webs blanket large part of Greek town

While the giant spider-web in Aitoliko, Greece , might look freaky, the phenomenon is not at all harmful for humans, animals in the region, or the local flora. An increase in the number of mosquitoes...

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SpaceX name FIRST PERSON it will take around the Moon

SpaceX name FIRST PERSON it will take around the Moon

Ahead of the anticipated announcement , SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk tweeted two new renders of the spacecraft that is now in development. During Monday night's announcement, Musk said th...

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ESA Teams Up With Nissan To Build An Off-Road Observatory

ESA Teams Up With Nissan To Build An Off-Road Observatory

In fact, it acts somewhat like a mobile astronomy lab. A raised ride height coupled with unique wheels fitted with off-road tires compete the Navara's futuristic look. The Navara itself, meanwhile, ...

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Astrophysicists have found the most durable material in the Universe - "nuclear pasta"

According to a 2007 NASA blog post , a sugar cube's worth of matter would weigh more than 1 billion tons inside a neutron star - roughly the weight of Mount Everest. In the latest effort, a team of r...

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'I'm just so tired': Frustration, exhaustion grow in wake of storm Florence

'I'm just so tired': Frustration, exhaustion grow in wake of storm Florence

You'll have everything you need". Less than a week ago, Trump infuriated officials in Puerto Rico and drew criticism from Democratic and Republican lawmakers for questioning a study that said almost...

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Japanese billionaire will be first SpaceX private passenger

Japanese billionaire will be first SpaceX private passenger

The ship will launch from a booster named the Big Falcon Rocket (BFR). He also suggested that Musk should join the mission as a fellow passenger. His current net worth is about $2.3 billion. "Yeah...

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A Giant Spider-Web Covers An Entire Shoreline In Aitoliko, Greece

They are often known as stretch spiders, as they have elongated bodies - and in another worrying development for those who fear spiders - Tetragnatha extensa are small enough and light enough to be ab...

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Trump to Hurricane Florence Survivor

Trump to Hurricane Florence Survivor

President Donald Trump arrived in North Carolina on Wednesday to survey damage. Almost 3 feet of rain fell in some parts of North Carolina and almost 2 feet in areas of SC. He helped hand out hot...

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Florence Unleashing a Flood of Pig Poop on North Carolina

Florence Unleashing a Flood of Pig Poop on North Carolina

Holden says the deputies tried to get the detainees out but couldn't open the doors. President Donald Trump arrived in North Carolina on Wednesday to survey damage. Evacuees from Pender and Brun...

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New telescope NASA TESS opened its first exoplanet

New telescope NASA TESS opened its first exoplanet

This new image, however, uses all four of the satellites wide-field cameras and it consists of a panoramic view of the southern sky made by stitching together 16 different images. Transits occur wh...

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Florence: Two patients dead after van swept away in floods

Florence: Two patients dead after van swept away in floods

Mr. Trump is traveling to North Carolina , a state where 343,000 people are still without power after bearing the brunt of the storm's impact. At least 27 of the deaths happened in North Carolina....

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Carolinas' crisis escalates as Florence shows its fiercest face

Carolinas' crisis escalates as Florence shows its fiercest face

But they will. And the question is how high will the water be, and we do not know". The dead included a 1-year-old boy who was swept away from his mother as they tried to escape their auto amid floo...

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Michael Jordan donating $2M to Hurricane Florence victims

Michael Jordan donating $2M to Hurricane Florence victims

About 500,000 homes and businesses were in the dark on Monday in North and SC and surrounding states. Over 1,200 roads are closed due to flooding, including 356 primary roads. "We're seeing this hap...

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Japanese Billionaire Books First Moonshot Aboard SpaceX's 'Big Falcon Rocket'

Japanese Billionaire Books First Moonshot Aboard SpaceX's 'Big Falcon Rocket'

SpaceX expects Maezawa, 42, to be the first private passenger to make the journey that only two dozen astronauts have been on during the Apollo era that ended 46 years ago. "All right. Maybe we will ...

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A bird's-eye view of North Carolina under water

A bird's-eye view of North Carolina under water

Those figures do not include losses from continuing flooding. Hurricane Florence's torrential rains have flooded much of the area and washed over sections of numerous roads, including the interstate...

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More days of flooding ahead for Carolinas, surrounding states

More days of flooding ahead for Carolinas, surrounding states

Four days after Florence began unloading more than 2 feet of rain that paralyzed much of North Carolina , the sun was shining again in parts of the state. 'We got them out, but by the time we left, t...

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Floodwaters rise as killer storm stalks southeastern US

Floodwaters rise as killer storm stalks southeastern US

After tearing through the Carolinas for several days, Hurricane Florence severely damaged tens of thousands of homes, killed over a dozen people, left almost a million households without power, an...

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Four dead as Hurricane Florence continues to slam the Carolinas

Four dead as Hurricane Florence continues to slam the Carolinas

Police in Wilmington say a mother and baby were killed when a tree fell on their house. The father was hospitalized with injuries. The storm caused chaos in the region, with trees strewn across ro...

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Tropical Depression Florence Kills 17 & Smashes Rainfall Records in Carolinas

Tropical Depression Florence Kills 17 & Smashes Rainfall Records in Carolinas

Most of the outages were in North Carolina. The law mandates that businesses in the state aren't allowed to spike prices during any natural disaster for necessary items like food, water and hotel ...

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Typhoon Mangkhut lashes the Philippines and China

Typhoon Mangkhut lashes the Philippines and China

Of the four fatalities in Guangdong, three died after they were hit by falling trees in Guangzhou while another was killed when a building collapsed in Dongguan. CNN reported that more than three m...

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Elon Musk Teases SpaceX’s Big Falcon Rocket Spacecraft

Elon Musk Teases SpaceX’s Big Falcon Rocket Spacecraft

Musk didn't say how much money was involved in booking the artists' adventure, although he said that it was substantial. He said about BFR, it's "making people excited about the future - about getting...

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6 dogs rescued from locked flooded kennel as Hurricane Florence waters rose

6 dogs rescued from locked flooded kennel as Hurricane Florence waters rose

In Jacksonville, North Carolina, the flood water jumped over steel fences and swamped rural, wooded areas, prompting panic among residents. Disaster assistance teams from the Tri-State area and acro...

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Deadly Typhoon Weakens After Hitting Philippines, China

Deadly Typhoon Weakens After Hitting Philippines, China

A man takes pictures against strong winds from Typhoon Mangkhut on the waterfront of Victoria Habour Hong Kong , Sunday. The storm, with gusts of more than 142 miles per hour sent buildings swayi...

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Hurricane "Florence" in the United States: the number of victims has increased

The death toll from the hurricane-turned-tropical storm has now climbed to 11. Without light there are almost 500 million homes and enterprises in North Carolina and more than 30 thousand in SC. Mor...

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SpaceX announces new plan to send tourist around Moon

SpaceX announces new plan to send tourist around Moon

It's worth remembering that even a rocket beginning integrated systems tests - expected to commence with BFR as early as late 2019 - can end up looking and being nearly nothing like the vehicle that u...

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