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Toxic Giant Hogweed Plant Has Spread to Virginia

Toxic Giant Hogweed Plant Has Spread to Virginia The plant grows very tall - as high as 14-feet. But Sutphin adds that more noticeable than the height is the effect the plant's sap can have on you. A towel or compress soaked in aluminum acetate, which you can purchase from pharmacies, provides temporary relief for skin irritations. Contact with the eyes can cause temporary or permanent blindness. [Full Article...]

Antarctic Ice Sheet is Melting Three Times as Fast as Before

Antarctic Ice Sheet is Melting Three Times as Fast as Before They also highlight the existential threat facing low-lying coastal cities and communities home to hundreds of millions of people. "The continent is causing sea levels to rise faster today than at any time in the past 25 years". These changes are happening so quickly because of the Antarctic's two largest glaciers, Pine Island and Thwaites. "If you start removing mass from there, you can hav... [Full Article...]

Mercedes bid to bridge power gap at Canada GP

Mercedes bid to bridge power gap at Canada GP However, a "quality issue" forced the team to abandon its debut until the French Grand Prix later this month, despite this, Bottas believes it won't hinder Mercedes' performance. "It's a great track and a real test for the driver and the vehicle". "There's 21 circuits and it's impossible to be ideal on every single one". "I've always enjoyed racing in Montreal ". [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Aletta grows stronger in Pacific

Tropical Storm Aletta grows stronger in Pacific But he says there's good evidence that the warming planet could weaken the global winds that push storms around. In the last 70 years the storms have slowed by ten per cent. Kossin said the findings were of great importance to society. By plugging storm data into computer models representing a future with temperatures that are up to five degrees warmer, they found that these cyclones moved 9... [Full Article...]

Life on Mars? Rover’s Latest Discovery Puts It ‘On the Table’

Life on Mars? Rover’s Latest Discovery Puts It ‘On the Table’ Today, scientists are announcing they've discovered conclusive evidence that several organic compounds are indeed found on the Red Planet. This diagram shows how methane beneath the Martian ground might find its way to the surface, where its uptake and release could produce the large seasonal variation in the atmosphere that was observed by the Curiosity rover. [Full Article...]

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches comms satellite

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches comms satellite SES was the first company to accept a ride on a used SpaceX rocket, back in March 2017. The booster was not recovered for a second time and was instead allowed to crash into the ocean. This version is developed for enhancing the reusability of the rocket. SpaceX estimates the Block 5's improved features will reduce launch costs from £45 million ($60 million) to £37 million ($50 million). [Full Article...]

Kinder Morgan Canada (KML) Price Target Cut to C$17.00

Kinder Morgan Canada (KML) Price Target Cut to C$17.00 Canada has the world's third largest oil reserves but 99 percent of its exports now go to refiners in the USA, where limits on pipeline and refinery capacity mean Canadian oil sells at a discount. "We will not stand down no matter who buys this ill-fated and exorbitantly priced pipeline". A government commitment, she said, could "ensure women, Indigenous people, and apprentices get work", in the... [Full Article...]

Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' To Save Coal And Nuclear Power Plants

Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' To Save Coal And Nuclear Power Plants DOE did not respond to requests for comment . According to Bloomberg , the memo added that these coal and nuclear plants are being replaced by natural gas and renewable power generation that is not secure or resilient. northeast that showed the regional grid operating efficiently despite coal power plant closures, cited by Ars Technica. Murray has been seeking emergency action to boost his... [Full Article...]

Sask. reacts to federal government's purchase of Trans Mountain pipeline

Sask. reacts to federal government's purchase of Trans Mountain pipeline Kinder Morgan a year ago said it was about $7.4 billion, plus about $1 billion already spent - an estimate that's now considered low. The project has always been in the national interest. Here, oil tanks stand near the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion site in Burnaby, British Columbia, in April. But British Columbia has refused to yield. [Full Article...]

Subtropical Storm Alberto Makes Landfall as Florida Braces for Rain

Subtropical Storm Alberto Makes Landfall as Florida Braces for Rain But forecasters said flash flooding from heavy rain was the biggest threat for most areas. Florida, Mississippi and Alabama which are the three main states which are bearing the brunt of the storm all declared states of emergency ahead of Alberto . [Full Article...]

We Are Going to Not Allow Kinder Morgan to Finish This Pipeline

We Are Going to Not Allow Kinder Morgan to Finish This Pipeline The statement of claim says Alberta's law is unconstitutional because it is meant to punish B.C.by limiting exports of fuel products. With a week to go before Kinder Morgan's self-imposed May 31 deadline to decide whether to pull the plug on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, a full contingent of labour, business, industry and Indigenous leaders - including representatives from the Meti... [Full Article...]

Alberto approaches the Florida panhandle

Alberto approaches the Florida panhandle Alberto could wind up dropping back down the Atlantic seaboard from the northeast by the weekend, he said . "This is definitely a risky storm". The projected storm track for Alberto has shifted eastward, according to reports , lessening the threat to oil production facilities in the Gulf of Mexico, but increasing the danger to northeastern Florida coastal areas. [Full Article...]

Approaching record highs for Memorial Day

Approaching record highs for Memorial Day A tropical storm warning remains in effect for an area stretching from Florida's Suwannee River to the border of Alabama and Mississippi. Mark Bowen, the Bay County Emergency management director, said Alberto's biggest threat would be its heavy rains, with forecasts of anywhere from four to 12 inches of rain in some areas. [Full Article...]

Alberto could drench the Tennessee Valley, cause wind damage

Alberto could drench the Tennessee Valley, cause wind damage Gov. Phil Bryant signed a proclamation Saturday morning declaring a state of emergency ahead of Alberto's landfall. Hurricane season doesn't officially begin until June 1, but Alberto apparently missed the memo. A tropical storm warning has been issued for the Dry Tortugas. The threat of storms through the end of the week makes this a definitely possibility. [Full Article...]

Subtropical Storm Alberto Prompts Emergency Declarations in Florida, Mississippi, Alabama

Subtropical Storm Alberto Prompts Emergency Declarations in Florida, Mississippi, Alabama Subtropical storm Alberto continues to move into the northern Gulf of Mexico. A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for. Residents can expect gusty wind near the coast, isolated tornados and localized flooding from heavy rainfall , the advisory says. [Full Article...]

Apollo Moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86 after illness

Apollo Moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86 after illness She added he died "peacefully . surrounded by those who loved him". Bean reportedly became sick while in Forth Wayne, Indiana two weeks before his death. He became the fourth human to walk on the moon during the Apollo 12 mission in November 1969, exploring Oceanus Procellarum alongside the late astronaut Pete Conrad. [Full Article...]

Michael Cohen's longtime business associate strikes deal to cooperate with investigators

Michael Cohen's longtime business associate strikes deal to cooperate with investigators It's been revealed President Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , received a secret payment of nearly $600,000 to fix talks between the US President and his Ukrainian counterpart. According to the BBC , the Ukrainian government turned to Cohen because it was having little luck getting a meeting with Trump through traditional diplomatic channels. [Full Article...]

Du Plessis powers Chennai into seventh IPL final

Du Plessis powers Chennai into seventh IPL final As expected celebrations broke out in CSK's dressing room after the match; the most entertaining of which, could be Dwayne Bravo's song and dance celebration dedicated to Dhoni. "Had we lost, we would have still had a second chance", was all you would get out of MSD. They bowled very well, and there was a bit in it for the fast bowlers. [Full Article...]

Lawsuits threaten to derail Musk's Los Angeles tunnel

Lawsuits threaten to derail Musk's Los Angeles tunnel Elon Musk wants to use the biggest rocket SpaceX has ever built to transport humans anywhere on Earth in under an hour. SpaceX and The Boring Company CEO Elon Musk has for the first time revealed his concept for a personalised mass transit system or " Loop " that will carry 16 people and travel at 240 km per hour for a fare of just $1. [Full Article...]

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Battle Royale Mode Announced, Called Blackout

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Battle Royale Mode Announced, Called Blackout Instead, you'll have to heal yourself - or rely on Crash, a medic who can restore other players' health, hero-shooter-style. The return of Specialists means that teamwork takes precedence in that Specialist abilities support and complement one another, so a well-chosen team that plays as such will be a formidable force to be reckoned with. [Full Article...]


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