Saturday, February 16, 2019

Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Shakes Japan Sparking Tsunami Fears

Hachijo-jima is a volcanic island in the Philippine Sea home to 8,000 people and 287km south of Tokyo, Japan. This 6.0 magnitude quake came 14...

The Rise of Ethereum Beyond BitCoin

Ethereum's Ether is the second most popular cryptocurrency behind the famous BitCoin, but few have heard about it. The Ethereum Project created Ether coin in...

New EU Satellite Reveals Air Pollution Levels Around the Globe

BERLIN (AP) — Images taken by a new European satellite show the levels and distribution of air pollutants around the world, including ash spewing...

Natural Disasters in USA Break Billion-Dollar Records

By SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Howling winds, deadly floods, fire and ice so far this year have pushed the U.S. into...

Russia named as likely source of Europe radioactivity spike

By ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — An apparent accident at a Russian facility is suspected of causing a recent spike in radioactivity in the...

10 Amazing Facts About the Money in Your Wallet

Money. It's a part of our daily lives and it seems like we can’t live without it. We use it to buy food, pay...

Science Explains: Why It’s SO COLD in a Warmer World

By SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Anchorage, Alaska, was warmer Tuesday than Jacksonville, Florida. The weather in the U.S. is that upside...

Monster Hurricanes Attacking the Atlantic

By SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not just this year. The monster hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, Jose and Lee that have raged...

Real Animal-Shaped Rocks Sculpted by Nature

Can these be mere coincidences or is there something more profound at work here?  All around the world, boulders and other rock formations are naturally...

5 Weird Services You Can Buy Online in China

The world of commerce is a strange, strange place. Enterprising people wanting to make a living and earn a buck or two can think...