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Visitors of Thiruvanmiyur beach, Chennai were treated by a pretty unusual sight over the weekend: Bioluminescence. Beachgoers were left amazed by the bluish glow along the beach. However, scientists say the unexpected phenomenon may have been caused by either heavy rain and/or discharge of sewage into the ocean on Sunday night. Rare blue glowing waves
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That fish looks pretty weird! Look at this lake trout hooked at Lake Champlain… It has two mouths. Couple captures fish with two mouths at Lake Champlain. Picture by Debbie Geddes via Facebook page for Knotty Boys Fishing Debbie Geddes, while fishing with her husband at Lake Champlain in North America, caught a fish with two
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Russia has launched its first humanoid robot into space. The robot is on a two-week mission to the International Space Station to support the crew and test his skills. Russia is sending Iits first humanoid robot to the International Space Station A Russian humanoid robot is making its way to the International Space Station after
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Today, Russia launched the Soyuz MH-14 into low-earth orbit, destined for the International Space Station (ISS) for 10 days time. The rocket is carrying the Skybot F-850 robot, nicknamed Fedor – short for Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research – which will spend one week on the satellite. Fedor will ”perform several tasks under the control of astronaut Alexander Skvortsov and
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Forest fires can reach 2,000 Fahrenheit. That’s about 1/5 the temperature of the surface of the sun. But what is the impact of such high temperatures on the soil and plants of our forests? To answer these questions, USDA Forest Service decided to study a prescribed fire from start to finish. And the sound of
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The bridge on Hutchinson Ferry Road just inside Gadsden County, Florida has collapsed. Two accidents occurred during the collapse around 5:10 a.m. Bridge on road between Florida-Georgia line collapses. Picture via Facebook The sheriff’s office closed the road at the Florida-Georgia Line. All local traffic has been detoured and rerouted. The Florida Highway Patrol said both drivers were taken
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This is another amazing but terrifying phenomenon. Sao Paulo was plunged into darkness in the middle of the day Monday as a massive plume of smoke from fires burning in the Amazon descended on Brazil’s largest city, alarming residents as a record number of fires raged in the world’s largest tropical rainforest. Sao Paulo, Brazil’s
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WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. (KMOV.com) — Webster Groves firefighters are being praised this morning after helping a resident in a wheelchair during their free time.  Webster Groves Firefighters Community Outreach / Facebook When responding to a recent call, the firefighters noticed a woman in a wheelchair falling over when trying to enter her home. The woman’s
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NASA astronauts Drew Morgan and Nick Hague are gearing up for the fifth spacewalk of the year on Wednesday. The pair are tasked with installing a new docking adapter on the ISS Harmony module. However, ahead of their six-and-a-half-hour mission, bizarre footage has emerged. YouTuber Tyler Glockner uploaded the strange video to his channel, showing a white object appearing
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Malaysia Airlines flight 370 left Kuala Lumpur Airport on March 8, 2014, destined for Beijing, China with 239 people on board. However, the jet last communicated with air traffic control at 1.19am, before mysteriously vanishing over the South China Sea. Radar and satellite data showed how the aircraft suddenly changed course and flew back across Malaysia
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Between record heat and rain, this summer’s weather patterns have indicated, once again, that the climate is changing. US cities, where more than 80% of the nation’s population lives, are disproportionately hit by these changes, not only because of their huge populations but because of their existing – often inadequate – infrastructure. Maybe in 50
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Northeastern Israel has been the centre of heightened seismic activity recently – and it all began when, in September 2013, locals felt their windows rattle as an earthquake rumbled beneath the Sea of Galilee. The freshwater lake is said to have been the location where Jesus walked on water – as told in the New Testament. It has developed
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A record-setting number of acres were not planted. And now farmers have filed for Prevented Planting coverage in never-before-seen numbers. The US Farming Sisaster. AP Photo | Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Nebraska farmer Edwin C. Brummels, who has been in the agriculture industry since 1981, forecast the future in early June, when continued
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More than half a billion bees dropped dead in Brazil within just three months, according to Bloomberg. Researchers say the main cause of death is pesticides, which could end up effecting more than the bees. As some of the most integral pollinators in nature, bees contribute to the reproduction of various plants. About 75% of
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Developing economies across Asia, Africa and South America, known as the Global South, are steadily running out of drinking water. And accessing what is available is blowing a major hole in household budgets, a study across 15 cities has revealed. water crisis: save water, save life. Picture via Mojahedin The study “Unaffordable and Undrinkable” by
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Chinese scientists were able to transform a desertic area into a green oasis. The new successful method could be used to fight desertification. As desertification increases around the world, scientists try to tackle the problem. Now scientists in China have developped a paste, which, when added to the sand, retains water, nutrients and air, thus
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India doesn’t only want to colonize Kashmir. They also want the moon. India rocket is already orbiting the moon to study the far side. Picture: AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi Since scientists say water and mineral deposits found on the moon surface could make it a good pit stop for further space travel, powerful country to colonize
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Look at this bizarre photo… Yes, it’s a deer that somehow wound up atop a power pole in a rural area somewhere in the US northeast. How did that deer climb on top of this electrical pole? Picture via Facebook The most likely explanation for how the deer wound up there is that it was
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It looks like a sci-fi vision of another world… But it’s actually the blazing heart of a fire cloud floating above our own planet. Fire clouds floating over Washington State in August 2019. Picture: David Peterson / U.S. Naval Research Laboratory The image, shared online by NASA Earth Observatory (NEO), was snapped in the sky
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A man has discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle on the shores of western Alaska. The captain of the Russian Navy who wrote the letter was sceptical until he saw his signature. 50-year-old message in a bottle washes up in Alaska Tyler Ivanoff found the handwritten Russian letter earlier this month while gathering firewood
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A field of about 100 volcanoes in Australia have been discovered. This formerly lava-spewing Jurassic landscape was buried under hundreds of feet of rock in Australia’s Cooper and Eromanga basins, a desert region in the central part of the continent known for its rich reserves of oil and natural gas.  A volcanic field comprising more
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It seems now that plastic is finding its way into every facet of life on the planet. And that’s pretty alarming. We eat, drink and breathe microplastics. And now it’s raining plastics. It’s raining plastic in the Rocky Mountains. Picture by Flickr/tinyfroglet. Just a few days after scientists have found it is snowing plastics in
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The annual tarantula migration has started in southeastern Colorado. And soon thousands of male giant spiders will invade the prairies to find a mate. Colorado tarantula migration 2019. Picture via Wikipedia If you are scared of big spiders, you should think about moving out of southern Colorado for the next month or so. Beginning in