Zookeeper's heartfelt tribute to world's oldest Sumatran orangutan

Overall she has 54 descendants, with 29 still living around the world in Australia, Europe, United States, Singapore and Sumatra. She said: "Over the years Puan's eyelashes had greyed, her movement had slowed down and her mind had started to wander... More..

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Maradona says Mexico does not deserve to host World Cup
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Maradona says Mexico does not deserve to host World Cup

While you could argue no one can know for certain, we will all try to guess anyway, and this year there is quite a difference between what the public predicts versus what some pretty sophisticated statistical m...More..

Antarctica lost an unprecedented amount of ice in the last five years
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Antarctica lost an unprecedented amount of ice in the last five years

It is likely natural variability, not climate change , and East Antarctica is probably going to be stable for a couple decades, said study co-author Joughin. The satellite missions providing data for this ...More..

World Cup 2026 awarded to USA, Canada and Mexico
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

World Cup 2026 awarded to USA, Canada and Mexico

It's just a reflection of what makes an event like the World Cup what it is here. Maradona also noted the lack of care for soccer in North America. It will be the first time since 1994 that the USA will have ...More..

Mexico has the top-selling World Cup jerseys in 23 US states
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Mexico has the top-selling World Cup jerseys in 23 US states

The US will host 60 games, including the final possibly at the MetLife stadium in New Jersey, while Mexico and Canada will each have 10 games. The FA had this to say; "We congratulate the USA, Canada and Me...More..

Mexico-Canada bid chosen as host
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Mexico-Canada bid chosen as host

Trump has previously warned that he will cut aid for countries that may vote against the joint North American bid. A statement by the king's office commended Qatar's vote for Morocco's bid to host the 2026 Wo...More..

Category 3 Hurricane Bud expected to weaken before hitting Mexico
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Category 3 Hurricane Bud expected to weaken before hitting Mexico

While the storm may strengthen on Monday, it will likely begin weakening on Tuesday , the centre said. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Aletta's winds were down to 40 miles per hour (65 kph) and it was predicted to...More..

India discovers new planet where a year ends in 19.5 days
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

India discovers new planet where a year ends in 19.5 days

For the first time, India joined a select group of countries which have found planets around stars with the discovery of what is known as a sub-Saturn or super-Neptune-sized planet having a radius that is six t...More..

Wynne hopes Ford changes rules to give Ontario Liberals official party status
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Wynne hopes Ford changes rules to give Ontario Liberals official party status

More than 280,000 elementary and high school students participated in the Student Vote program for the 2018 Ontario provincial election. As long as the Liberal Party of Canada holds power, he added, the most ...More..

Sudarsan's 'Beat Plastic Pollution' turtle center of attraction on World Environment Day
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Sudarsan's 'Beat Plastic Pollution' turtle center of attraction on World Environment Day

As the globe is observing World Environment Day on Tuesday, several Indian celebrities joined hands in campaigning against single-use plastic. The poll for Greenpeace comes on World Environment Day , the t...More..

NASA finds more evidence that Mars could have once supported life
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

NASA finds more evidence that Mars could have once supported life

There is no way for Curiosity to determine if the materials it found came from ancient Martian life or not, according to Eigenbrode. While all of these findings could point to life on the planet, there coul...More..

Pre-Flown SpaceX Rocket Introduces the Commercial Communications Satellite
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Pre-Flown SpaceX Rocket Introduces the Commercial Communications Satellite

The company intends to fly a handful more of its used Block 4 versions of the Falcon 9 rocket before fully transitioning to the Block 5 version later this summer or early fall. Americans to deliver cargo ...More..

Canadian government purchases Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5 billion
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Canadian government purchases Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5 billion

The almost tripled volume of oil carried by the pipeline and the increase of ships needed to transport the crude oil at the Pacific will also heighten the threat to fish, orca whales, and other wildlife intrins...More..

Canadian Government to Buy Contested Oil Sands Pipeline
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Canadian Government to Buy Contested Oil Sands Pipeline

Finance Minister Bill Morneau has proposed sacrificing Canadian taxpayers to bail out an uneconomic USA pipeline owned by former Enron executives. When the sale is complete, he said, Canada will continue cons...More..

'I hope this works,' Sask. premier says of Trans Mountain deal
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

'I hope this works,' Sask. premier says of Trans Mountain deal

When the sale is finished, Canada will continue construction on its own, with plans to eventually sell it all in the future once market conditions improve. "I feel betrayed", one woman said, adding that she w...More..

Subtropical Storm Alberto Makes Landfall as Florida Braces for Rain
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Subtropical Storm Alberto Makes Landfall as Florida Braces for Rain

Forecasters warned heavy rain, flash flooding and unsafe surf posed the biggest threats as Alberto's ragged core made landfall near Laguna Beach in the Florida Panhandle. Alberto could cause $400 million...More..

Apollo Moonwalker and artist Alan Bean dies at 86
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Apollo Moonwalker and artist Alan Bean dies at 86

He went into space twice, the first time in November 1969 as the lunar module pilot on the Apollo 12 Moon-landing mission. On Nov. 19, 1969, Bean, together with Apollo 12 commander Charles "Pete" Conrad, ...More..

Famed Astronaut Alan Bean Dies at 86
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Famed Astronaut Alan Bean Dies at 86

Bean was widely respected as a pilot and astronaut but was equally known as a space-themed artist. Sadly, NASA has reported that Astronaut Alan Bean has died. The paintings sometimes included footprints from ...More..

U.S. Gulf Coast braces for impact as Subtropical Storm Alberto approaches
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

U.S. Gulf Coast braces for impact as Subtropical Storm Alberto approaches

Scattered showers and storms are expected daily, with a lower chance for rain by the weekend. Residents in the western portion of the county can expect sustained winds of 20 to 30 miles an hour with gusts up ...More..

Alberto is 2018's first named tropical system
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Alberto is 2018's first named tropical system

This builds southerly windswell on that side of the state over the coming days as well. NWS is predicting that rainfall amounts of 6 to 12 inches are possible with localized higher amounts of 12 to 15 inche...More..