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Cyclone over Arctic Ocean – August 24, 2019

As illustrated by above map, Arctic heating is accelerating, with temperatures showing up in the Arctic that are up to 4.41°C hotter than the average global temperature during 1880-1920. The image below shows two plots. On the left-hand side is…

Lights! Camera! Tragedy! Famous 'cursed' movies

It doesn’t have to be Friday the 13th to remember films notoriously riddled with bad luck. These are movies in which mysterious accidents, uncanny mishaps and even death have led some to believe that they are plagued with more than…

Girl returns rock to national park and earns rangers' sweet shout-out

If you haven’t done it, maybe you’ve thought about it. You had such an amazing time at some wonderful park that you slipped a little stone into your pocket so you could remember your trip forever. That’s what a young…

6 foods more likely than chicken to harbor salmonella

Most of us take precautions in our kitchens against salmonella poisoning from chicken. We wipe up any raw juices on our countertop, wash cutting boards thoroughly and cook chicken all the way through, until it’s no longer pink. This helps…

Wow! What if 1 in 4 sunlike stars has an Earth?

According to a new study by astronomers, based on data from the Kepler Space Telescope, 1 in 4 sunlike stars should have a planet that’s approximately Earth-sized, orbiting in the star’s habitable zone.