Tropical storm Lane threatens more floods for Hawaii

While they will not face the full fury of a Category 3 hurricane, residents and tourists should remain vigilant as heavy rains, flash floods and landslides are still a threat. This westward motion is forecast to continue through Sunday, " the center ... More..

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3 dead in high-speed collision caused by CS:GO YouTuber McSkillet
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

3 dead in high-speed collision caused by CS:GO YouTuber McSkillet

Witnesses told police that about a half an hour earlier the black McLaren smashed through a fence at a local elementary school and drove away at high speed. Police said the auto was travelling at a very high ...More..

New hurricane makes run toward Hawaii
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

New hurricane makes run toward Hawaii

Hurricane-force winds were extending up to 25 miles from the center, and tropical storm-force winds were stretching outward 105 miles, the weather service said . Earlier this month, Hurricane Hector followed...More..

Hurricane Lane shuts down Hawaii's 'Jurassic Park' ranch
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Hurricane Lane shuts down Hawaii's 'Jurassic Park' ranch

People stood on a bridge during a break in the rain to capture video and pictures, still hopeful the storm will soften it's blow. The hurricane appeared to be something of a "novelty" to some locals, which ma...More..

Tennis in space, anyone? Astronauts have a ball during historic match
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Tennis in space, anyone? Astronauts have a ball during historic match

Russian Astronauts Play Football With Official Ball in Space, Watch Video . In partnership with the US Open , Commander Andrew "Drew" Feustel and his crewmates - flight engineers Serena Aunun-Chancellor, Ric...More..

British-built laser satellite Aeolus ready to launch
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

British-built laser satellite Aeolus ready to launch

The satellite is equipped with a single instrument: a Doppler wind lidar - an advanced laser system created to accurately measure global wind patterns from space. Aeolus is named after the ancient Greek charac...More..

Weird Fossil Turtle With No Shell Sheds Light On The Turtle Evolution
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Weird Fossil Turtle With No Shell Sheds Light On The Turtle Evolution

Due to their complicated evolution , it's been hard for researchers to pin down whether turtle ancestors could be included in the same group of reptiles as lizards and snakes, known as diapsids. Eorhynchochely...More..

NASA scientists have discovered water ice on the moon
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

NASA scientists have discovered water ice on the moon

The instrument was created to search for distinct signatures that prove the presence of water ice on the surface of the moon. A team of scientists from several institutions, including the University of Hawaii...More..

Hunter Appears to Blame His Wife in Fox Interview
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Hunter Appears to Blame His Wife in Fox Interview

He also suggested that his wife, who was his campaign manager, was much better versed on the rules. Mr Hunter - who represents part of San Diego County in California - was one of President Donald Trump's ...More..

New Study Suggests a Twist on Evolutionary Theory: 'Survival of the Laziest'
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

New Study Suggests a Twist on Evolutionary Theory: 'Survival of the Laziest'

Scientists came to this conclusion after studying the energy needs of 299 species that are extinct and living bivalves and gastropods, across a period of nearly five million years. The results suggest that me...More..

Drenching rain hits Hawaii's Big Island as Hurricane Lane approaches
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Drenching rain hits Hawaii's Big Island as Hurricane Lane approaches

AccuWeather reports that Lane has the potential to be the single-costliest hurricane in recorded history of Hawaii and may end up causing the most expensive hurricane damage in all of the country for the 2...More..

Woman loses NASA Internship after vulgar tweet
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Woman loses NASA Internship after vulgar tweet

Her tweet got the attention of Home Hickam who replied to her tweet saying, "Language" implying that the woman should refrain from using profanity. "I'm working for NASA ". " This I had nothing to do with nor...More..

Water ice discovered on the moon's surface | Engadget Today
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Water ice discovered on the moon's surface | Engadget Today

This image shows the distribution of surface ice at the Moon's south pole (left) and north pole (right), detected by NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper instrument. Scientists estimate that temperatures in perm...More..

Hawaii braces for Hurricane Lane impact
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Hawaii braces for Hurricane Lane impact

The powerful cyclone is threatening to make landfall Thursday, with sustained winds reaching up to 230 kilometres per hour, making this storm potentially the largest to hit the U.S. On Wednesday at 11 a.m. th...More..

Arctic's strongest sea ice breaks up for first time on record
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Arctic's strongest sea ice breaks up for first time on record

Scientists are extremely concerned that, for the first time in history, the thickest and oldest ice in the Arctic is breaking. Others said it could force scientists to reconsider their theories about what the A...More..

Big Island feels the effects of approaching hurricane
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Big Island feels the effects of approaching hurricane

Check back here for the latest coverage. It authorizes the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate all disaster relief efforts. "The president is deeply concerned f...More..

by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Steve the aurora is not as cool as astronomers thought he was

But back when it originally became famous, the Aurora Australis Tasmania group, which had been sharing snaps of the phenomenon for years, said it preferred to call STEVE a " proton arc ". And that's the cool ...More..

EPA proposes relaxing coal plant emissions rule
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

EPA proposes relaxing coal plant emissions rule

As expected, Trump rolled out his proposed Affordable Clean Energy Rule that would overturn his predecessor's action on cutting emissions from the nation's power sector, if finalized. "The Trump administration...More..

The Why: Contact lenses clogging up our waterways
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

The Why: Contact lenses clogging up our waterways

According to the research , they may break down and pollute surface water. "Once these lenses dry, they become incredibly brittle and will very likely shatter into very small particles", ASU researcher ...More..

Melting Permafrost Below The Arctic Could Speed Climate Change Pace
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Melting Permafrost Below The Arctic Could Speed Climate Change Pace

These lakes form when thawing permafrost causes the ground to slump, creating a depression that collects rain and snowmelt and perpetuates a cycle of further permafrost thaw. In thermokarst lakes, which are loc...More..

Now at Category 5, Hurricane Lane bears down on Hawaii
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Now at Category 5, Hurricane Lane bears down on Hawaii

In this case, the watch means that at least tropical storm-force winds are expected within 48 hours. Lane is forecast to move dangerously close to the main Hawaiian Islands later this week, potentially bringi...More..

Spectacular Light Phenomenon Skyglow STEVE Not an Aurora, Say Scientists
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Spectacular Light Phenomenon Skyglow STEVE Not an Aurora, Say Scientists

A spectacular band of light burning through the sky in a 3000° celsius arc that became famous around April a year ago could be an entirely new celestial phenomenon. They began by using images from ground-ba...More..

Governor Ige Signs Emergency Proclamation in Anticipation of Hurricane Lane
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Governor Ige Signs Emergency Proclamation in Anticipation of Hurricane Lane

Yesterday (Aug. 21), Hurricane Lane was bumped up to a Category 5 storm - the highest ranking assigned to a storm based on wind speeds and expected damage. Senior Honolulu forecaster Tom Birchard says the wat...More..

Manafort jury reaches verdict on 8 of 18 counts
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Manafort jury reaches verdict on 8 of 18 counts

In any event, Robert Mueller wouldn't have brought criminal charges against Manafort. At the weekend, while the jury was deliberating, Mr Trump said: "I think the whole Manafort trial is very sad". Earlier ...More..

Updated 1:15 pm: Hurricane watch posted for Maui County
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Updated 1:15 pm: Hurricane watch posted for Maui County

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric administration has been sending multiple aircraft into and around the storm in order to help observe the hurricane and improve the forecast, providing a better idea of the...More..

EPA Proposal to Boost Coal Power Plants Signed
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

EPA Proposal to Boost Coal Power Plants Signed

Quickly, though, Obama's plan faced a legal challenge, on the grounds that the Environmental Protection Agency didn't have the authority to make such a far-reaching rule. Combined with a planned rollback of c...More..

PM Turnbull seeks unity after challenge
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

PM Turnbull seeks unity after challenge

Mr Turnbull had brought on the vote himself in a bid to resolve speculation that his leadership was under threat. By Tuesday evening, five ministers who voted for Dutton had submitted their resignations, acco...More..

Judge reinstates WOTUS rule in 26 states
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Judge reinstates WOTUS rule in 26 states

A federal appeals court on Friday ordered the Trump administration to immediately implement an Obama-era chemical safety rule introduced in response to a 2013 explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas that kil...More..

Hurricane Lane Heads Over Pacific, Could Get Close to Hawaii
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Hurricane Lane Heads Over Pacific, Could Get Close to Hawaii

According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC), Hurricane Lane is moving towards the west-northwest, at a speed of 15mph. There have already been strong storms in the Pacific Ocean in 2018, and the Pacific ...More..

by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

"Frozen 99 million years": In ancient amber discovered beetle pollinator

These primitive evergreens resemble palms and have been around for 300 million years but are now among the most threatened on Earth. Chenyang Cai, study lead author and now a research fellow at the Universi...More..