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Science Carolinas brace for days of floods after Florence's deluge
Author: 0 Carolinas brace for days of floods after Florence's deluge

The National Weather Service is extending their flood advisory to include southwestern ME and parts of Rockingham county in southern New Hampshire. He said that roughly 10,000 people who remain in shelters and "countless more" staying elsewhere.

Science Hurricane Helene to affect all Azores islands - IPMA
Author: 0 Hurricane Helene to affect all Azores islands - IPMA

Joyce and Helene are both now tropical storms that will continue to stay out to sea and not impact the U.S. It's a detail that almost got lost among all the wind , rain and storm surge data sent out by the National Hurricane Center on Wednesday.

Science Still unsafe Florence weakens from hurricane to tropical storm: forecasters
Author: 0 Still unsafe Florence weakens from hurricane to tropical storm: forecasters

More than 60 people had to be pulled from a collapsing motel at the height of the storm, and many more who defied evacuation orders held out hope of being rescued. Florence is expected to dump about 18 trillion gallons of rain over a week along its entire path, enough water to fill more than 65,000 Empire State Buildings, Mr Maue calculated.

Science Florence Moves Toward the Carolinas
Author: 0 Florence Moves Toward the Carolinas

Shelves at a store in Raleigh, North Carolina, emptied of supplies as people stock up ahead of Hurricane Florence . Astonishing winds aren't the biggest danger. By Saturday , total rainfall could accumulate to 20 inches (51 centimeters) - or even 30 inches in places - in parts of the Carolinas and Virginia, the NHC said.

Science Carolinas brace for extremely dangerous Hurricane Florence
Author: 0 Carolinas brace for extremely dangerous Hurricane Florence

Sunday, Florence was moving across the Atlantic Ocean at about 7 miles per hour, and it was almost a Category 2 hurricane, with peak winds of 90 miles per hour. The other storms — Tropical Storm Isaac and Tropical Storm Helene — are both expected to become hurricanes Sunday or Monday. SC ordered an estimated one million people to evacuate its coast today as the state and neighbouring North Carolina brace for Hurricane Florence.

Science Tropical Storm Gordon lashes south Florida with wind, rain
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Gordon lashes south Florida with wind, rain

Weather forecasters believe Tropical Storm Gordon will strengthen to a hurricane late Tuesday right as it hits the central US Gulf Coast. Up to 8 inches of rain was expected to have covered parts of south Florida by Tuesday , with 1 to 2 inches projected around Tampa Bay, according to Norman, the National Weather Service meteorologist.

Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing Day 2

But Democrats raised objections from the moment Chairman Chuck Grassley gaveled the committee to order. Shrieking protesters also disrupted the hearing. "We shouldn't have to put up with this kind of stuff". "The Supreme Court must never, never be viewed as a partisan institution", he said. But the Democratic frustrations that boiled over on September 4 had been simmering for more than two years.

Science Russia Blocking NASA Astronauts To International Space Station?
Author: 0 Russia Blocking NASA Astronauts To International Space Station?

Both NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) argued the breach was not unsafe enough to wake the astronauts from their slumber. On Wednesday night, flight controllers detected a tiny leak on one of two Russian Soyuz spacecraft attached to the complex, as the Expedition 56 crew slept.

Science Trump rolls back Obama-era guidelines on coal
Author: 0 Trump rolls back Obama-era guidelines on coal

In the scenario the E.P.A. has pegged as the most likely to occur, the health effects would be significant. Now, the EPA has proposed a new plan which drastically rolls back federal regulations, instead leaving it to individual states to decide how they want to regulate power plants in their jurisdiction.

Science Hurricane Lane strengthens to category 5 as it heads for Hawaii
Author: 0 Hurricane Lane strengthens to category 5 as it heads for Hawaii

Earlier Tuesday, the weather service issued a hurricane warning for Hawaii island. Also Tuesday, Gov. David Ige and Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim signed emergency proclamations ahead of the anticipated arrival of Hurricane Lane . Hurricane Lane remains a Category 5 storm with 160 miles per hour winds. Honolulu, the state's largest city and capital, is on the island of O'ahu.

Science TS Ernesto aims at Ireland, Hurricane Lane forms in Pacific
Author: 0 TS Ernesto aims at Ireland, Hurricane Lane forms in Pacific

Hurricane Lane, a devastatingly strong Category 4 storm now, is heading west-northwest over the Pacific, and is forecast to weaken and pass south of the Aloha State around Wednesday or Thursday. Hurricane Lane, hurricane force (74 mph+) wind probabilities. She says the hurricane is moving northwest at about 9 miles per hour (15 kph). The forecast brings the eye of the storm close to Hawaii and Maui counties on Thursday.

Science Scientists concerned as B.C. orca continues carrying body of her calf
Author: 0 Scientists concerned as B.C. orca continues carrying body of her calf

The teams were, however, racing out to sea to help another ailing young killer whale in the same critically endangered pod. Scientists on both sides of the border have been working together on an emergency rescue plan for a young female orca known as J50, that appears emaciated but continues to swim alongside her mother.

Science Parker Solar Probe launches Saturday on mission to 'touch' the sun
Author: 0 Parker Solar Probe launches Saturday on mission to 'touch' the sun

Luckily for astronomers and science enthusiasts everywhere, NASA has completely ignored this cautionary tale. And, over the course of a seven year mission, Parker will orbit the Sun two dozen times, with its final three orbits coming as close as 3.9 million miles from our star's surface.

Science Huge lake of salty water found buried deep in Mars
Author: 0 Huge lake of salty water found buried deep in Mars

Given its location beneath the polar ice cap, the water is expected to be below the freezing point of water. The team that wrote the study , including lead author Professor Roberto Orosei, have ruled out any other causes for the brightness.

Science How to see Mars opposition and blood moon eclipse with no telescope
Author: 0 How to see Mars opposition and blood moon eclipse with no telescope

The closest it ever comes to Earth is 33.9 million miles. "Even with bright moonlight, you can't miss Mars", Samuhel said. The planet will reach its closest approach on July 31. In 1877, Italian astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli claimed to have seen canals on Mars, suggesting there could be possible civilization, or Martians, on the red planet.

Science The longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century is coming on Friday
Author: 0 The longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century is coming on Friday

The moon will rise from the horizon tinged a deep, rusty red as it is totally eclipsed by the Earth. The next lengthy lunar eclipse is scheduled for 2123. But it seems the exact shade of red that will appear is hard to guess. While Canadians won't be able to witness the event first-hand, there are ways to capture it from the comforts of home.

Science Tropical Storm Chris strengthens along Carolina coast
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Chris strengthens along Carolina coast

ET by the National Hurricane Center . The center added that the French tourist islands of Martinique, Guadeloupe and St Barthelemy, as well as French-Dutch St Martin, were under tropical storm watch , meaning that tropical storm conditions were possible.

Science First Heat Wave Of The Season On The Way
Author: 0 First Heat Wave Of The Season On The Way

Factoring in humidity, the heat index will range from the upper 90s to 110, with the higher heat index values for the previously mentioned areas that will see highs near 100. Highs will be in the upper 80s. As we transition towards the Fourth of July, hot conditions are forecast to remain in West Michigan, with temperatures around 90 most of next week.

Science McConnell predicts Supreme Court nominee will be confirmed
Author: 0 McConnell predicts Supreme Court nominee will be confirmed

In recent years, the average retirement age for a Supreme Court justice has been 83. "I'll be announcing it the Monday after the Fourth of July", Trump said. Heidi Heitkamp and West Virginia Sen. The current record for longest service on the Supreme Court is held by William O. Douglas, who served for 36 years from 1939 to 1975.

Science YouTube Red turns into YouTube Premium
Author: 0 YouTube Red turns into YouTube Premium

It's kind of a bummer that YouTube Premium is $2 more than YouTube Red but offers similar features , but at least existing Red subscribers will be grandfathered in with their current price. The audio-visual app will promises "music videos that you can't find anywhere else" plus "deep cuts you can't find anywhere else", suggesting that exclusive content will differentiate YouTube Music from its competitors .

Author: 0 SpaceX delays launch debut of upgraded Falcon rocket

It's the last and most powerful version of the Falcon 9 that SpaceX plans to make, as the company switches its focus to developing a new giant rocket and spaceship combo, the BFR. By comparison, the other reused boosters that SpaceX has flown until now had a maximum of two launches each. This marks the 25th Falcon 9 landing for SpaceX .

Science PM Modi: Female athletes' success made Commonwealth Games 2018 'special' for India
Author: 0 PM Modi: Female athletes' success made Commonwealth Games 2018 'special' for India

He said the Ganga and Yamuna rivers have plentiful of water but there are many other places in Uttar Pradesh like Fatehpur district, where two small rivers, namely the Sasur-Khaderi got dried out. He said, impressed by the bold initiative of the farmers, the administration has also linked it to the National Livelihood Mission. Talking about the importance of Yoga, PM Modi said Yoga is a wonderful way to remain fit.

Science Facebook adds 'sleep mode' parental control feature on Messenger Kids
Author: 0 Facebook adds 'sleep mode' parental control feature on Messenger Kids

This new feature was requested by the parents themselves and is easy to use . With sleep mode, parents can set a designated time for the Messenger Kids app to shut down and remain inaccessible during this period. Facebook says it wants children to be able to take a time out from its Messenger Kids app. Collections launches this week and allows parents to choose from channels selected by the YouTube Kids team and trusted partners such as Sesame Workshop and PBS Kids.

Science Apple iPhones launch in a special Red edition
Author: 0 Apple iPhones launch in a special Red edition

However, what the differentiates the standard edition and ( PRODUCT) RED edition of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus is the color. Countries like Australia, Canada, China , France, Germany, South Korea, UK and the USA already have the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Red editions available to them.

Author: 0 Fake Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Images pop up

Back when the S8 was its latest smartphone, there were also rumors that they were working on a Galaxy S8 Mini. As mysteriously as it disappeared, it seems to be returning with what may be the Galaxy S9 mini . RAM and storage The Nokia 8 Sirocco features 6GB RAM and has a limited internal storage of 128GB on-board. The smartphone apparently flaunts a dual camera setup at its rear panel.

Author: 0 Chinese space station to crash to Earth at Easter Sunday

Now, however, Tiangong-1's time has come; we know that it's going to reenter the Earth's atmosphere some time between March 30 and April 2, but we'll still not be able to predict where it will reenter until its final moments. According to space experts, the odds of being hit by debris from the rogue space station are astronomical, meaning the threat to human life is minimal.

Science Students ready for worldwide marches to end gun violence
Author: 0 Students ready for worldwide marches to end gun violence

She recently spoke with Rep. John Lewis, a key player during the civil rights era. "But just as a heart needs blood to pump, my hometown needs the alliance of other communities to properly spread this message", she said. "They are not bought into or sort of socialized into hardened partisan categories that disrespect other young people", said Kahne, who studies the political engagement of young people.

Science Stephen Hawking's ashes to be interred near Sir Isaac Newton's grave
Author: 0 Stephen Hawking's ashes to be interred near Sir Isaac Newton's grave

Charles Darwin, whose theory of evolution was one of the most pioneering of all time, was also buried there in 1882. The statement says "Our father lived and worked in Cambridge for over 50 years". His slowly-progressing disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (often called ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease) left him wheelchair bound for much of his life.

Science Miami Dolphins Will Release DT Ndamukong Suh
Author: 0 Miami Dolphins Will Release DT Ndamukong Suh

Dolphins receiver Jarvis Landry was traded to the Cleveland Browns on Friday. Suh's departure would be the latest in cost-cutting moves by the Dolphins, who missed the playoffs in 2017 after finishing 6-10. Suh had 15.5 sacks in three years as a Dolphin. Suh's release is not a complete surprise, but the timing was always in question. Timmons' release leaves $7.25 million in dead money on the team's salary cap.

Science New Mario Tennis Aces gameplay trailer released
Author: 0 New Mario Tennis Aces gameplay trailer released

For example, each character caters to a different play style, which is interesting since it gives the player variety. The game will actually land on June 22nd, one day after the season officially ends. The Special Shot is a character's ultimate strike. Online mode was also confirmed with friends matches and tournament modes. The game will launch July 13 with a special edition including a pop-up book, a music selection soundtrack, a map, and a replica of the in-game currency.

Science Jaguar I-Pace Revealed Ahead of Geneva Motor Show
Author: 0 Jaguar I-Pace Revealed Ahead of Geneva Motor Show

Alternatively, home charging with a 240V AC wall box will take the I-PACE to 80% in just over ten hours. Jaguar claims I-Pace will provide outstanding ride comfort as it employs the advanced double- wishbone front and Integral Link rear axle along with the optional air suspension and configurable Adaptive Dynamics.

Science Xbox One spring update detailed and includes 1440p support
Author: 0 Xbox One spring update detailed and includes 1440p support

Today the company answers the question as to what is coming in the next major update for Xbox One console users with Redstone 4 version 1804 with Windows 10 Redstone 4 to be called as 1803. Also new in the update are new audio options. The console's system sounds in Home and the Guide now also support spatial audio, meaning that surround sound systems will match what you see on screen.

Science 'Samsung Max' Mobile Data Saving App Hits The Play Store
Author: 0 'Samsung Max' Mobile Data Saving App Hits The Play Store

When possible, it can even actively compress images, videos, music files, and webpages in your apps and browser. These three features also offer privacy benefits on mobile networks, which enables Samsung Max to offer privacy protection on Mobile or Wi-Fi across all of your apps.

Science Apple may launch iPhone SE 2 at WWDC in June
Author: 0 Apple may launch iPhone SE 2 at WWDC in June

This will be the first time that Apple will launch an iPhone at Apple's developers' conference. Whenever the iPhone SE 2 does arrive, the report asserts that it'll look just like its predecessor, complete with a Touch ID-supporting home button and a metal back and frame.

Science Kids among 10 feared dead after helicopter hits traffic in Mexico
Author: 0 Kids among 10 feared dead after helicopter hits traffic in Mexico

Soldiers of the Mexican army walk in front of the rugged military helicopter and van in Santiago Jamiltepec, Oaxaca state, Mexico, on February 17, 2018. The 7.2 magnitude quake left almost a million homes and businesses without power in Mexico City and the south and damaged at least 50 homes in Oaxaca.

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