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Sexually frustrated dolphin sparks bathing ban in French town

Unsurprisingly, the dolphin's antics have aroused the curiosity of the town's residents who have been watching the mammal from the safety of the town's small po...


India says manned space mission to cost $1.4 bln

The process for selecting three astronauts for India's first manned space flight will begin at the earliest to give them enough time to train for the 2022 missi...


President Donald Trump breaks silence on US Sen. John McCain

McCain "didn't want ideas cooked up in some back room and sprung on the Senate", said Sen. McCain's services would be the third key event in which President...


California to become first state eliminating bail for suspects awaiting trial

Senate Bill 10 will go into effect in October 2019 and replace the current bail system with a "risk assessment" procedure that will determine whether a suspect...


Air pollution 'significantly lowers your intelligence', study finds

Researchers from Beijing's Peking University and Yale University observed the maths and verbal skills of almost 32,000 people in China over a period of four yea...


Environment Canada issues tornado warning for Orillia area

They confirmed that a brief tornado was seen over Lake Simcoe, east of Hawkestone, affecting areas including Lindsay, Mariposa and Grasshill. The two unsafe t...


France's Macron urges Europe to take charge of own defence

Nicolas Hulot, one of the most respected members of the cabinet among the French public, took even his interviewers by surprise on the France Inter radio stat...


Heat warning in effect for Toronto, GTA

The dew point has climbed into the low 70s this Monday evening with plenty of haze in the air after yesterday's warm front passed through. We're once again tr...


Residents prepare as hurricane near Hawaii strengthens

Stores along Waikiki's glitzy Kalakaua Avenue stacked sandbags along the bottom of their glass windows to prepare for flash flooding. "A lot of people are compa...


Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop resigns from Cabinet

Participants in the thread expressed some concern for the Foreign Minister, with one suggesting "Someone should tell Julie". A trailblazer who was Australia'...


NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Probe Snaps Photo Of Asteroid Bennu

Amongst now and December, the shuttle will move ever closer to the asteroid , reviewing the area and inevitably mapping the surface and turn of Bennu. The spac...


NASA App Lets You Click Selfies in Front of Gorgeous Cosmic Locations

Although it is apparently just trendy, the app also has information on each background it provides, at the moment there are only 30 images , but the agency pro...


NASA launching laser satellite to study Earth's changing ice

NASA said in a statement on Thursday that the mission is scheduled to be launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on September 15. According to ...


Warnings dropped as tropical storm turns away from Hawaii

Forecasters had said as much as 25cm of rain could fall on parts of Oahu and Maui. In addition, a high-surf advisory also was posted through the day for south...


Hawaii residents brace themselves as hurricane strengthens

Large swells from Lane are expected today for east and southeast facing shores of Maui and Hawaiʻi Island. Surf may increase to warning levels for east- and/o...


Water ice found at the moon's poles, scientists say

The impact revealed water ice beneath the surface of the moon, and additional observations suggested water ice could be on the surface near the poles as well. A...


Earth's magnetic poles could flip relatively quickly

A team of worldwide scientists, including those from the Australian National University (ANU) warns that such an event could expose us to the Sun's unsafe radia...


Hawaii's Hurricane Lane is already a flooding catastrophe

Hurricane Lane soaked Hawaii's Big Island on Thursday, dumping almost 20 inches of rain in almost 24 hours as residents stocked up on supplies and tried to p...


Prominent CS:GO YouTuber, McSkillet, reportedly died in auto crash

While news of a crash in the San Diego have been confirmed, it is still not clear if McSkillet was involved, however, Twitter users claiming to be friends wit...


For the first time in orbit, the astronauts will play in tennis

So it's going to be challenging. NASA Astronaut Reveals The Misery of Spaceship Toilets. Tennis balls don't behave in space the same way they do on Earth. Th...