Hurricane Maria clobbers Puerto Rico, causes island-wide power outage and massive damage

Hurricane Maria, the first Category 4 storm to hit Puerto Rico since 1932, is tossing all it has at the island nation after making landfall Wednesday morning. ‚Äč”This is total devastation,” Carlos Mercader, a spokesman for Puerto Rico’s governor, said in a statement. “Puerto Rico, in terms of infrastructure, will not be the More...

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By antonio75 On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Sanctions and threats: Actions of a bully child or a dying empire?

As the Western world continues to slide into the dust bin of history it is not going without a fight. As with any “wounded animal” once the reality of pain permeates the body it typically lashes out More...

By antonio75 On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Herschel Space Observatory: Discovering the cosmic water trail

During almost four years of observing the cosmos, the Herschel Space Observatory traced out the presence of water. With its unprecedented sensitivity and spectral resolution at key wavelengths, Herschel revealed More...

By antonio75 On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Study shows fluoride exposure in utero linked to lower IQ in children

Increased levels of prenatal fluoride exposure may be associated with lower cognitive function in children, a new study says. The study, published Tuesday in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, evaluated More...

By antonio75 On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Pet chihuahua in Australia chews off owner's toes

A man has had to have his toe amputated after his hungry pet Chihuahua started eating it while he slept. Former AFL star Campbell Brown told the gruesome tale of his father-in-law Tom Johnson’s ordeal with More...

By antonio75 On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Catalonia independence referendum: A Spanish Tiananmen Square in the making?

Spain and the Catalonians are headed for a violent confrontation One of those crises that no one saw coming is about to rear its head in a very unlikely locale: Catalonia, Spain’s richest province, where the More...

By antonio75 On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Mysterious howling, moaning noise heard in Scotland

For those of us who keep up with news of the strange and unexplained, it’s clear that something is roaming the United Kingdom. Reports of big cats are nothing new to the northern U.K., having been reported More...

By antonio75 On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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After 20 years, Cassini burns up in the skies over Saturn

After 20 years, nearly 300 orbits and pioneering discoveries, the spacecraft plunges to its death in Saturn’s atmosphere Cassini went down fighting. After 20 years in space and 13 years orbiting Saturn, the More...

By antonio75 On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Historians baffled by cryptic note left by Antarctic explorer

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton is today regarded as one of the principal explorers responsible for the so-called “Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.” During this time, close to twenty expeditions were More...

By antonio75 On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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SJW guilt trip: San Diego State students offered extra credit to determine their level of 'white privilege'

Students in a sociology class at San Diego State University can earn extra credit if they take a quiz to determine their level of “white privilege.” Professor Dae Elliott offered the option to her sociology More...