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Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth

Fungus is half a billion years older than previous record holder found in WisconsinTiny fossils found in mudrock in the barren wilderness of the Canadian Arctic are the remains of the oldest...

Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth

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Billion-year-old fossils may be early fungus Enlarge (credit: Loron, et. al.) When did the first complex multicellular life arise? Most people, being a bit self-centered, would point to the Ediacaran and Cambrian, when the first animal life appeared and then diversified. Yet studies of DNA su...
2019-05-23 01:45

Asteroid strike may have forged the oldest rocks ever found on Earth The oldest rocks ever found are over four billion years old and we don’t know how they formed – but a massive asteroid bombardment may be responsible...
2019-05-21 18:45

Permafrost in Canadian Arctic thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, study finds "What we saw was amazing," Vladimir E. Romanovsky, a professor of geophysics at the university, told Reuters by telephone. "It’s an indication that the climate is now warmer than at any time in the last 5,000 or more years."...
2019-06-19 06:45

David Saint-Jacques doing well after return to Earth, Canadian Space Agency says The 49-year-old Quebec native boarded a NASA plane during the night and is expect to arrive in Houston later today after a brief stopover in Scotland....
2019-06-28 01:30

UPDATE 1-Devon Energy to sell Canadian assets to Canadian Natural Resources for $2.8 bln U.S. oil and gas producer Devon Energy Corp said on Wednesday it would sell its Canadian assets to Canadian Natural Resources Ltd for C$3.8 billion ($2.81 billion) in cash as part of an ongoing effort to become a pure-play oil producer....
2019-05-29 13:00

Canadian Utilities agrees to sell Canadian power business for $835 million Canadian Utilities Ltd said on Monday it has agreed to sell its entire Canadian fossil fuel-based electricity generation portfolio for about $835 million, ending a strategic process for the assets that the company began last year....
2019-05-27 17:45

Fungus headphones could be the future of renewable tech With 50 million tons of electronic waste generated each year, and much of that not recycled, it's little wonder that tech brands and consumers alike are growing increasingly concerned about the environmental impact of their gadgets.But one Finni...
2019-05-29 12:45

Prehistoric predator fossils found in an underwater cave in Mexico Short-faced bear and wolf-like fossils retrieved from a cave by divers are helping researchers to understand the animals of the Americas 30,000 years ago...
2019-05-21 15:00

Ice Age Mammoth, Camelid and Giant Wolf Fossils Found in Mexico Mammoths are among the best-known of all pre-historic animals and they have fascinated scientists and the public for generations. ...
2019-06-14 07:30

New Breakthrough Means We Can Finally Detect the Color Red in Ancient Fossils Some 3 million years ago, a tiny mouse featuring reddish fur on its back and a white belly scurried across the landscape of what is now Germany. We know this thanks to a remarkable new breakthrough in which reddish color pigment was detected in an an...
2019-05-21 22:45

52-million-year-old fossils suggest oaks evolved in the south A pair of 52 million-year old fossils discovered in Argentine Patagonia suggests that relatives of oak trees started life in the southern hemisphere, not the north...
2019-06-06 20:45

Blood amber: The exquisite trove of fossils fuelling war in Myanmar A huge number of finds in newly mined amber are rewriting what we know about the age of the dinosaurs. But getting hold of them may come at a terrible human price...
2019-05-21 15:00

52-million-year-old fossils suggest oak relatives evolved in the south A pair of 52 million-year old fossils discovered in Argentine Patagonia suggests that relatives of oak trees started life in the southern hemisphere, not the north...
2019-06-07 12:15

Nearly 100 species of frogs, toads and salamanders wiped out by fungus The deadly disease caused by chytrid fungus is now thought to have driven nearly 100 amphibian species to extinction and contributed to the decline of over 400 more...
2019-05-21 15:00

‘Rule-breaking’ crab fossils have weird shrimp and lobster features A newly-discovered type of crab from the Cretaceous period looks like it had the eyes of a larva, the mouth of a shrimp, and the carapace of a lobster...
2019-05-21 15:00

Why Earth's water could be older than Earth itself How did water survive Earth's searingly hot birth? A radical new answer turns planetary history on its head – and could revolutionise the search for alien life...
2019-05-21 18:45

Old mold: Fossil of world's earliest fungus unearthed in Canada Microfossils of a globular spore connected to a T-shaped filament excavated in an Arctic region of northwestern Canada represent the oldest-known fungus, a discovery that sheds light on the origins of an important branch in Earth's tree of life....
2019-05-23 00:01

As Chinese mountains get hotter, hunt for 'cure-all' fungus gets harder For Ma Junxiao, an ethnic Hui Muslim farmer from remote western China, the daily climb up sheer mountain slopes to look for a tiny fungus is vital to his family's subsistence....
2019-06-28 07:15

Colombia puts some banana crops in quarantine on fungus concern Colombia has put a patch of banana crops in the north of the country under quarantine on suspicion they are infested with a fungus that is seen as potentially devastating to the country's banana exports, the agriculture minister said on Sunday....
2019-07-15 03:15

A deadly, drug-resistant fungus has swept the globe—here’s how it spreads Enlarge / The director of the German National Reference Centre for Invasive Fungus Infections holding a petri dish of the yeast Candida auris in January 2018. (credit: Getty | Nicolas Armer) Patients infected with a deadly, drug-resistant fungus a...
2019-06-27 19:30

Fungus headphones offer a glimpse at the renewable future of electronics It turns out headphones are the perfect product to showcase the potential for growing electronics. The typical set has a mix of plastic, leather and mesh -- not the most environmentally friendly ingredients. To prove that we could swap those out for....
2019-05-28 20:30

'Starving' fungus of iron may treat drug-resistant infection New research in mice finds that repurposing a drug for blood disorders can lower iron levels and thus starve Candida albicans of its essential nutrient....
2019-06-05 17:30

'Spectacular' Opal-Laced Fossils Reveal Previously Unknown Australian Dinosaur Paleontologists in Australia have identified a previously unknown plant-eating dinosaur from the mid-Cretaceous. Remarkably, the fossilized bones of these creatures, which glisten in hues of blue and green, are preserved in opal.Read more......
2019-06-04 00:15

Zombifying fungus bypasses the brain to make ants its puppets, study finds Enlarge / A dead ant that has been taken over by a species of Cordyceps in the Rio Claro Reserve in Colombia. (credit: National Geographic/Justin Maguire) Pity the poor unsuspecting carpenter ant who unwittingly becomes infected with spores scatte...
2019-07-18 04:45

Scientists found a billion-year-old fungus, and it could change our understanding of how life migrated to land Corentin Loron/University of Liege/Reuters Scientists discovered fossils of the oldest known fungus in the Canadian arctic. Fungi include mushrooms, yeasts, and molds. The billion-year-old fungus, called Ourasphaira giraldae, provides clues about ho...
2019-05-24 01:30

Arctic ice faces trouble from above and below For the longest time the story of ice melt has been about rising air temperatures. But what is happening under the sea ice? CNN's Arwa Damon heads out with a team of scientists to the far corners of the Arctic Circle to find out....
2019-06-07 11:30

Evgenia Arbugaeva's best photograph: an Arctic childhood ‘Tanya put on her favourite dress, wandered to the sea, and a dog started following her. There are lots of strays in Tiksi – people left their pets during the mass exodus’When the Soviet Union fell, thousands of people left small Russian Arctic towns...
2019-06-20 10:15

An arctic fox walked 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada. Yes, that’s possible. Just 21 days after leaving Norway, the fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, it made it to Canada. The fox averaged nearly 30 miles a day....
2019-07-03 05:00

During the Ice Age, Long-Legged Hyenas Prowled the Arctic A pair of fossilized teeth confirms the presence of hyenas north of the Arctic circle during the last Ice Age. The discovery fills an important fossil gap that finally explains how hyenas ended up in North America. Read more......
2019-06-18 21:00

An entire Arctic ecosystem could vanish within the next decade The Barents Sea, home to a diverse array of wildlife, could be completely gone in just a few years – perhaps the most dramatic impact of climate change yet seen...
2019-05-21 18:45

Hyenas roamed the Arctic during the last ice age, study finds A study of fossil teeth by University at Buffalo researchers reveals that ancient hyenas lived in the Canadian Arctic during the last ice age.       ...
2019-06-18 21:30

Arctic fox walks more than 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada Norwegian researchers say an arctic fox walked from northern Norway to Canada’s far north, a distance of 4,415 kilometers (2,737 miles), in four months...
2019-07-02 19:45

First-ever beluga-narwhal hybrid found in the Arctic Thirty years ago, an Inuit man in west Greenland subsistence-hunting for whales shot a trio of strange cetaceans with front fins like belugas and tails like narwhals (the so-called "unicorns of the sea")....
2019-06-21 20:45

Hot summers causing Arctic sinkholes: study Arctic sinkholes are appearing across the Canadian High Arctic as permafrost -- ice expected to be frozen year-round -- thaws and collapses due to climate change, according to research published Monday....
2019-06-12 07:30

Arctic wildfires emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires this year have been at an unusual intensity despite being common in the northern hemisphere between May and OctoberArctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 football pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country o...
2019-07-12 17:30

Alaskans find more dead seals along warming Arctic Sea At least 60 dead seals have been discovered along beaches of the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea in northwestern Alaska, and scientists are trying to determine what caused their deaths, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on We...
2019-06-13 04:15

BP pushed for Arctic drilling rights after Trump's election Despite PR damage over earlier spills, documents show oil firm pressed for reduced regulationBP stepped up its campaign to be allowed to drill for oil in the Arctic sea and an Alaskan wildlife refuge after Donald Trump was elected president, accordin...
2019-05-21 20:30

Warming Arctic to blame for increase in extreme weather New models suggest a warming Arctic is influencing the behavior of the jet stream and encouraging extreme weather events in the Northern Hemisphere, including cold spells in the winter and heatwaves in the summer....
2019-05-30 07:15

Bone-crushing hyenas lived in Canada's Arctic during the last Ice Age During the last ice age, bone-crushing hyenas stalked the snowy Canadian Arctic, likely satisfying their meat cravings by hunting herds of caribou and horses, while also scavenging mammoth carcasses on the tundra, a new study finds....
2019-06-19 01:00

No Plans for Aerial Survey of Arctic Refuge, Company Says The announcement means there will most likely be no new information about any potential oil and gas riches in the refuge when drilling leases are sold this year....
2019-07-08 21:30

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of white that forms over the North Pole each winter....
2019-07-04 20:15

Arctic permafrost is going through a rapid meltdown — 70 years early In the Canadian Arctic, layers of permafrost that scientists expected to remain frozen for at least 70 years have already begun thawing. The once-frozen surface is now sinking and dotted with melt ponds and from above looks a bit like Swiss cheese, s...
2019-06-15 00:30

UPDATE 1-Equinor's Norwegian Arctic exploration well proves to be dry Equinor's exploration well drilled near its Korpfjell gas find in the Norwegian Arctic has proved to be dry, Norway's Petroleum Directorate said on Monday, in an area near the Russian offshore border the company had hoped would be oil rich....
2019-06-17 14:30

First battery-powered cruise ship sails for the Arctic The world's first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage, cruise operator Hurtigruten said on Monday....
2019-07-01 14:30

Scientists to be trapped in ice for year-long Arctic mission Scientists from 17 nations, including the United States, Russia and China, are preparing for a year-long mission to the central Arctic to study the impact climate change is having on the planet’s frigid far north...
2019-07-03 23:00

Landslides have increased by 6000 per cent on an Arctic island The landscape of Banks Island in the far north of Canada is being reshaped by global warming-triggered land slumps, and the situation is set to get much worse...
2019-05-21 18:45

Scientists Track Arctic Fox That Walked 4,000 Km From Norway To Canada Just 21 days after leaving the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, an arctic fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, she made it to Canada. She averaged nearly 30 miles a day - some......
2019-07-03 07:30

Scientists reveal world's oldest known fungi The discovery of billion-year-old fungi could fundamentally alter our understanding of how life began on land hundreds of millions of years ago. Researchers said the fungi may have coexisted with rudimentary animals....
2019-05-22 22:45

Karlovic, 40, beats Lopez in oldest match Croatia's Ivo Karlovic became the first man in his 40s to compete in a Grand Slam singles match for 27 years when he beat fellow veteran Feliciano Lopez at Roland Garros on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 17:15

Mom, 58, wants to be Sports Illustrated’s oldest swimsuit model She might be pushing 60, but Jodi Harrison-Bauer says she feels as sexy as ever. The 58-year-old Connecticut gym owner and mother of two adult daughters now wants her place among modeling elite by becoming the oldest woman to appear in Sports Illustr...
2019-07-12 20:45

The Canucks are now among the NHL’s 2 oldest existing teams without a Stanley Cup The Canucks and the Sabres don't have the league's longest cup drought. But they are the only two of the NHL's original 14 teams not to capture the silverware....
2019-06-13 13:15

World's First Battery-Powered Cruise Ship To Sail For The Arctic The world's first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage, cruise operator Hurtigruten said on Monday....
2019-07-01 18:01

An Arctic fox made an epic 4400-kilometre-long journey over sea ice In 2018, a satellite-tracked Arctic fox migrated across sea ice from Svalbard to northeast Canada – but repeat journeys may soon be impossible as the poles warm...
2019-06-27 19:45

Russia launches new nuclear-powered icebreaker in bid to open up Arctic Russia is overhauling ports as it readies for more traffic via Northern Sea Route due to warmer climate cycles Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious programme to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in or...
2019-05-26 13:30

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday....
2019-07-12 15:00

Greenland Was on Fire This Week Amid 'Unprecedented' Arctic Burn Two years ago, Greenland lit ablaze. It was weird, and a harbinger of things to come on our changing planet. It just didn’t seem like they would come again so soon.Read more......
2019-07-12 22:30

Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic's commercial potential....
2019-05-25 20:15

'It's getting warmer, wetter, wilder': the Arctic town heating faster than anywhere In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. Will the rest of the planet heed its warning? Continue reading......
2019-07-01 20:45

U.S. vows first oil lease sale in Alaska arctic refuge this year The U.S. Interior Department is determined to sell oil leases for the first time this year in the ecologically sensitive but presumably petroleum-rich coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a Trump administration official said on ...
2019-05-31 03:30

A weird Pacific cycle could make the Arctic warm up even faster The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is cyclical, switching from warm to cold phases every 20 years or so. When it switches again it could speed up Arctic warming...
2019-05-21 18:45

New Footage Shows Just How Alarmingly Fast an Arctic Island Is Crumbling Into the Sea As temperatures skyrocket at the top of the world, coastlines are thawing and disintegrating into the ocean. While we think of this as a gradual process, a new drone survey of a portion of Herschel Island in the Canadian Arctic shows just how quickly...
2019-06-19 17:30

32,000-Year-Old Adult Wolf's Head Found In Russian Arctic A first intact head of a gigantic adult wolf which died about 32,000 years ago and was preserved in permafrost has been found in the Russian Arctic, scientists have said....
2019-06-15 02:00

Satellite Images Show Vast Swaths of the Arctic On Fire Vast stretches of Earth’s northern latitudes are on fire right now. Hot weather has engulfed a huge portion of the Arctic, from Alaska to Greenland to Siberia. That’s helped create conditions ripe for wildfires, including some truly massive ones burn...
2019-07-19 03:00

Climate talks held as Arctic ice melts, concerns grow Experts are meeting in Germany for ten days of U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing pressure for governments to take faster action to curb global warming...
2019-06-18 00:15

Scientists may have found one of the oldest Christian churches in the world Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world by using muon radiography to scan a mysterious subterranean building located in the ancient Russian city of Derbent on the Caspian Sea....
2019-07-11 18:30

Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world by using muon radiography to scan a mysterious subterranean building located in the ancient Russian city of Derbent....
2019-07-12 02:15

Break the cycle: Britain's oldest off-road club The Rough-Stuff Fellowship Archive relives a time when mangled wheels and treacherous mountaintops were no match for cycling enthusiastsOften described as the world’s oldest off-road cycling club, the Rough-Stuff Fellowship (RSF) was founded in 1955 ...
2019-06-13 11:30

Karlovic becomes oldest man to win match at Roland Garros for 46 years Croatia's Ivo Karlovic became the oldest man to win a match at the French Open for 46 years on Tuesday as he beat Spain's fellow veteran Feliciano Lopez in a first-round duel....
2019-05-29 00:45

Karlovic becomes oldest man to win match at Roland Garros for 45 years Croatia's Ivo Karlovic became the oldest man to win a match at the French Open for 45 years on Tuesday as he beat Spain's fellow veteran Feliciano Lopez in a first-round duel....
2019-05-28 23:15

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional crafts as the city changes around them Continue reading......
2019-06-12 14:45

Oldest woman ever or impostor? The controversial case of Calment Jeanne Calment apparently lived to be 122, but divisive new research suggests she wasn't who she seemed. There are huge implications for our understanding of longevity...
2019-05-21 15:30

The US cities with the oldest homes: The Rust Belt dominates New homes are rarely built in these cities as demand is low – few people are moving to these cities and the populations are declining.       ...
2019-07-02 00:30

Germany's oldest mayor retires after 56 years in office The end of an era is nigh as a 94-year-old mayor prepares to hand over to his successor. Josef Rüddel has presided over the German village of Windhagen for more than 50 years....
2019-05-21 21:45

Oldest Denisovan art discovered on 100,000-year-old bone fragments Etchings on pieces of ancient bone found in China could be the clearest evidence yet found that the mysterious Denisovans were capable of advanced cognition...
2019-07-18 15:15

Scientists shocked by Arctic permafrost thawing 70 years sooner than predicted Ice blocks frozen solid for thousands of years destabilized‘The climate is now warmer than at any time in last 5,000 years’Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the ...
2019-06-18 20:45

Long Frozen Organisms in the Arctic Awakened, Hinting at Life on Other Planets In recent years, researchers have reawakened life in frozen organisms in the Arctic permafrost, bringing them back to life. ...
2019-07-09 01:00

Arctic fox travels 2,200 miles in 76 days from Norway to Canada — the fastest ever seen The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
2019-07-03 23:00

Traveller24.com | WATCH: Russia opens first train service to 'fascinating' Arctic The first tourist train travelling through Russia's Arctic region and on to Norway set off from Saint Petersburg station on Wednesday with 91 passengers aboard for the inaugural trial journey....
2019-06-06 13:45

Canada ratifies deal to prevent commercial fishing in High Arctic  No commercial fishing currently takes place in the High Arctic, but fish stocks are shifting and fishers and scientists have wondered what the northernmost seas on the planet hold....
2019-05-30 03:15

Skipping a flight might not save the Arctic, but it means you care | Oliver Burkeman There are no strictly rational grounds for making personal sacrifices for the climateIn 2005, the philosopher Walter Sinnott-Armstrong wrote a paper, It’s Not My Fault, arguing that none of us has a moral obligation to reduce our carbon emissions. He...
2019-07-19 16:45

The U.S. Wanted to Hide Nukes in Arctic Ice Tunnels. The Plan Blew Up in Their Faces As far as these things go, Camp Century was a pretty good cover. It was nominally designed as an underground military research station, located about 150 miles east of the American air base at Thule, Greenland. The stated purpose of Camp Century was ...
2019-05-21 17:15

Fossil teeth show packs of hyenas roamed the ancient Arctic Today, hyenas are found only in the warmer climates of Africa and Asia, but new research suggests the scavengers roamed the Arctic during the last ice age....
2019-06-18 15:00

Oldest living American: New York woman turns 114 July 6 NEW YORK (WNBC) – Born in 1905, Alelia Murphy will celebrate her 114th birthday Saturday in Harlem. Family, friends and state officials are expected to honor Murphy Friday at the Harlem State Office Building, ahead of her birthday on July 6, ac...
2019-07-06 00:45

At 84, oldest living kidney donor in US saves neighbor’s life When Linda Nall placed a sign in her yard seeking an O blood type kidney donor, she didn’t think it would last long. The 72-year-old woman has lupus, a disease which causes the immune system to attack its own tissues, and it was causing her kid...
2019-05-28 18:30

World’s Oldest Stone Tools and Weapons Found in Ethiopia Researchers have unearthed some deliberately sharpened tools that date from over 2.5 million years ago. These artifacts are changing our understanding of the invention of tools and showing that our ancestors may have used a variety of basic technolog...
2019-06-04 15:45

Connecticut mom, 58, hopes to become Sports Illustrated's oldest swimsuit model Jodi Harrison-Bauer is trying to fulfill a lifelong dream: The 58-year-old Connecticut mother-of-two adult daughters hopes to become the oldest model to don a swimsuit in Sports Illustrated's iconic swimsuit issue....
2019-07-14 17:45

Hundreds of Mummies Found Buried Around the World’s Oldest Pyramid An amazing cache of mummies has been found in Egypt near one of the world’s oldest pyramids. Polish archaeologists discovered several hundred of them at the site. The unearthing of the mummified bodies is expected to help researchers better understan...
2019-06-29 22:15

Thailand’s oldest bank hints at new blockchain app powered by Ripple Thailand‘s oldest bank, Siam Commerical Bank (SCM), has hinted it will be experimenting with blockchain technology powered by Ripple. Earlier this week, rumors of its blockchain pilot surfaced online after eagle-eyed users took to Twitter to share im...
2019-05-24 00:00

Oldest human remains outside Africa found in Europe: researchers More than 200,000 years old, skull fragments found in Greece show Homo sapiens reached Europe from Africa much earlier than previously known. The findings may upend theories about migration from the cradle of humankind....
2019-07-11 02:15

210,000 Year Old Homo sapiens Skull From Greece is Oldest Outside Africa A 210,000-year-old human skull could provide new evidence that our species left Africa much earlier than previously thought.  ...
2019-07-11 10:00

Italian Great-Grandma Who Was Europe’s Oldest Person Has Died at 116 (MILAN) — A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died. The Italian news agency ANSA said Giuseppina Robucci died Tuesday in the southern Italian town of Poggio Imp...
2019-06-18 17:45

Egypt opens two of its oldest pyramids to visitors for first time since 1960s The Bent Pyramid and its satellite pyramid in the Dahshur royal necropolis represent a transitional form of pyramid construction.       ...
2019-07-15 20:45

Europe's oldest mosque may be buried underground in this Visigothic city Archaeologists have detected long-hidden features of a Visigothic city in Spain, including unexplored parts of a palace and a building that may be one of the oldest mosques in Europe....
2019-06-21 20:45

The Antikythera Mechanism: Who Designed the World’s Oldest Astronomical Computer? Since its discovery in a shipwreck near Greece in 1900, an ancient metallic astronomical clock, called the ‘Antikythera Mechanism’ still baffles scientists. ...
2019-06-06 11:30

Lopez beats Simon to become Queen’s Club oldest champ, again LONDON (AP) — Feliciano Lopez outlasted Gilles Simon 6-2, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (2) to win the Queen’s Club title and reaffirm his status as the grass-court tournament’s oldest winner on Sunday. The veteran Spaniard was already its oldest winner w...
2019-06-23 18:30

Arctic fox goes on epic 2,000-mile journey from Norway to Canada, leaving scientists stunned A 1-year-old arctic fox trekked more than 2,000 miles – forging across vast expanses of sea ice – from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, setting a new record and stunning scientists....
2019-07-03 03:45

Arctic fox travels record-setting 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
2019-07-03 16:15

TABLE-Two Arc7 Arctic LNG tankers start sea trials to join Yamal fleet A new Arc7 class ice-breaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker, the Nikolay Urvantsev, is undergoing sea trials, Refinitiv data shows, becoming the 13th vessel to join a fleet servicing Novatek's Yamal plant. The vessel, previously known only a...
2019-06-18 10:15

Watch: Exhausted Polar Bear Strays From Arctic Home, Seen In Russian City A starving polar bear has strayed hundreds of kilometres from its natural Arctic habitat and wandered, exhausted, into the major Russian industrial city of Norilsk in northern Siberia. The female......
2019-06-19 07:30

Oldest Human Bone Engraved and Painted By Hominid Found In China In China a team of archaeologists has made a significant discovery after examining a human bone that may be up to 125,000 years old.  ...
2019-07-16 16:15

Christian Church Ruins Unearthed in Alexandria May Be Oldest Ever Found in Egypt An excavation in Egypt has unearthed some ruins that they say is one of the oldest Christian churches ever found in the country. The experts were working on a ruined basilica when they found the remains of an even older church. This find could even b...
2019-05-29 01:45

Oldest evidence of cannabis smoking found in ancient Chinese cemetery Enlarge / This is how the braziers were placed in the tomb alongside the deceased. (credit: Xinhua Wu) The broken wooden braziers, unearthed from 2,500-year-old tombs in Western China, contained burned, blackened stones, and the interior of the woo...
2019-06-13 03:15

Italian surgeons discover 'world's oldest heart valve' in woman Prosthesis was implanted by the pioneering doctor Christiaan Barnard 50 years agoItalian doctors have discovered one of the first heart prostheses, implanted almost 50 years ago by Christiaan Barnard, who performed the world’s first human-to-human he...
2019-05-23 20:45

Lopez beats Simon to become Queen's Club oldest champ, again Feliciano Lopez outlasted Gilles Simon 6-2, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (2) to win the Queen's Club title and reaffirm his status as the grass-court tournament's oldest winner on Sunday       ...
2019-06-23 21:45

Piece of skull found in Greece ‘is oldest human fossil outside Africa’ Remains discovered on Mani peninsula could rewrite history of Homo sapiens in EurasiaA broken skull chiselled from a lump of rock in a cave in Greece is the oldest modern human fossil ever found outside Africa, researchers claim.The partial skull was...
2019-07-10 19:45

Antarctica team to search world's oldest ice for climate change clues Scientists are setting out to drill for the world’s oldest ice, in a bid to shed light on a dramatic tipping point in the world’s climate 900,000 years ago...
2019-05-21 18:45

Texas man, 84, becomes nation's oldest kidney donor after giving organ to neighbor An 84-year-old Texas man became the nation’s oldest living kidney donor recently when he knocked on his ailing 72-year-old neighbor’s door and offered to help her out....
2019-05-29 00:15

Harlem woman Alelia Murphy believed to be oldest living American at 114 A longtime Harlem resident, believed to be the oldest person in America, will celebrate her 114th birthday on Saturday. Alelia Murphy was born in North Carolina on July 6, 1905, when Theodore Roosevelt was president and Albert Einstein first proposed...
2019-07-06 00:30

Stone slab reveals oldest evidence of schooling behavior by fish Fish were swimming in unison at least 50 million years ago. Scientists have discovered 259 fossilized fish embedded in an ancient stone, bunched together and all facing the same direction....
2019-05-30 07:15

Karlovic and Lopez serve up oldest match in French Open history "Croatia\u0027s Ivo Karlovic became the first man in his 40s to compete in a Grand Slam singles match for 27 years when he beat fellow veteran Feliciano Lopez at Roland Garros on Tuesday."...
2019-05-28 18:00

Oldest living American woman credits belief in God for long life She was born when Theodore Roosevelt was president and Albert Einstein proposed his Theory of Relativity — and Saturday, the oldest person in America, Alelia Murphy of Harlem, turns a remarkable 114. “Oh, Lord!” Murphy exclaimed as she was wheeled in...
2019-07-06 01:45

World’s Oldest Christian Letter Found On 3rd Century Egyptian Papyrus Egypt played a very significant role in the history of early Christianity. A researcher has announced that she has found the earliest known Christian letter ...
2019-07-12 22:30

Scholars Get Closer to Words of Buddha as They Unravel Oldest Buddhist Scrolls in the World The oldest Buddhist scrolls ever discovered were made on birch bark and spent two millennia folded in clay pots, in a cave, situated along the northern border of Afghanistan and Pakistan, and now they’re bringing team of researchers “close, very clos...
2019-06-16 16:15

1000-Year-Old Sarcophagus Discovered Beneath One of Germany’s Oldest Churches – Who’s Inside? A 1,000-year-old sarcophagus discovered beneath a church floor in Mainz, Germany, is thought to hold the remains of a former 11th century Archbishop.   ...
2019-06-09 00:45

Thomas Cook enlists China's Fosun to salvage oldest travel firm Thomas Cook is negotiating a 750 million pound ($941 million) rescue that will give Fosun Tourism , its biggest investor, control of the indebted British group's package-tour business, in a blow to other shareholders....
2019-07-12 20:45

| 77 years young! Karlovic beats Lopez in Roland Garros' oldest match-up Ivo Karlovic made a mockery of his 40 years to beat relative spring chicken, 37-year-old Feliciano Lopez in the oldest ever men's match-up at Roland Garros....
2019-05-28 19:30

Bellbirds, books and baroque architecture: visiting New Zealand’s oldest city Dunedin The South Island destination has gothic buildings and golden beaches, with plenty of wildlife, delicious food and live music It’s midwinter in the South Island city of Dunedin but the sun is high and the thermostat has just pushed past 10C. Settled b...
2019-07-06 14:00

Pavilion beside oldest cricket green in world wins protection from development threat Players at the world's oldest cricket green were today celebrating after their historic pavilion was awarded protection from the threat of development....
2019-07-19 23:30

Britain's oldest travel firm has seen its stock fall 93% in a year, and it's now set for a Chinese bailout Britain's most historic travel company saw its share price fall by 46% on Friday after it revealed talks with its largest shareholder would effectively result in a Chinese takeover....
2019-07-12 20:30

Subterranean ‘Water Tank’ Is Actually the Oldest Christian Church in Russia, Say Nuclear Physicists The conclusion of a team of scientists testing the hypothesis of archaeologists about the use of a building in the Derbent fortress of Naryn-Kala as a Christian temple is that it is ‘most likely to be true’.  ...
2019-07-13 17:00

Rogerer Federer makes French Open history as oldest man to reach fourth round Roger Federer eased past Norway's Casper Ruud 6-3 6-1 7-6(10-8) on Friday to become the oldest male player to reach the fourth round at the French Open....
2019-05-31 19:00

Federer beats Ruud, becomes oldest man to reach French Open fourth round since 1972 Roger Federer eased past Norway's Casper Ruud 6-3 6-1 7-6(10-8) on Friday to become the oldest male player to reach the fourth round at the French Open in almost 50 years....
2019-05-31 18:45

Australia's oldest things: how mind-boggling timelines meet the climate emergency | Jeff Sparrow They were here before us and should live on long afterwards. With 12 years to avert catastrophe, we need to imagine the aeons to come and consider the creatures that outlive usWilbur the tortoise has, in all probability, lived more than a hundred yea...
2019-06-15 01:30

Bentley Bentayga Businessman And Sportsman Edition Available Exclusively At Bentley's Oldest Showroo The special edition models have been designed to celebrate the centenary year 1919 when Bentley Motors was founded and Huntsman established its Savile Row boutique....
2019-07-07 19:45

Unassuming Jurassic-era shark may be oldest known relative of the great white shark An unassuming, small benthic shark known as Palaeocarcharias stromeri that lived during the middle Jurassic era, some 165 million years ago, is the likely predecessor to two of history's greatest predators, according to a new study in Scientific Repo...
2019-07-11 20:45

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN w...
2019-07-12 23:30

This Is Hell on Earth While the White House and conservative media continue trying to spin the abhorrent conditions in migrant detention centers after a visit from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other members of Congress, new reports shed further light on the dire cond...
2019-07-03 03:15

Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? The Galaxy Fold still hasn’t gone on sale, and yet, it seems Samsung has caught a full-on case of foldable fever because based on a number of reports and rumors, Samsung might already have as many as three more foldable phones in the works.Read more...
2019-06-28 09:45

Gizmodo Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? Gizmodo Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? | Kotaku Valve Changes Steam Sale After Widespread Complaints From Developers And Players | Jalopnik I Have $200,000 to Spend on Something Faster Than My Audi RS7! What Car Should I Buy? | Skillet I’m You...
2019-06-28 08:15

This Could Be the Most Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Yet Scientists have discovered a pair of temperate, Earth-sized exoplanet candidates around a nearby star, according to a new paper. What makes this planetary system stand out from all the others discovered in recent years is just how similar one of its ...
2019-06-20 07:45

Transmission: from the Sea of Tranquility to planet Earth This month sees the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, landing the first man on the moon. As the Observer’s science editor Robin McKie looks ahead to the future of manned spaceflight, we look back at how, in 1969, mankind viewed that giant le...
2019-07-06 17:00

Amazing photos of what Earth looks like from other planets The Earth is beautiful in its own right but seeing it from the perspective of other planets is next level!        ...
2019-05-30 16:15

Don’t give up, we can survive even a Hothouse Earth Bad news on the climate should lead neither to despair nor unfounded optimism. Instead, we need to roll up our sleeves and prepare for life on a drastically changing planet...
2019-05-21 18:45

Mar-a-Lago Is the Least Secure Place on Earth Last November, a college freshman illegally gained entry to President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, sometimes called the “Winter White House,” WPTV reports. The man, a University of Wisconsin freshman named Mark Slattery Lindblom, pleaded guilty to ente...
2019-05-29 12:45

Where on Earth Did All the Lexus RX300s Vanish To? In the year 2000, my mother traded in the family’s much-despised Audi A6 wagon (the thing was in the shop every month for some electrical gremlin or another) for a Lexus RX300. Ours was white, not champagne, and today I found myself thinking about wh...
2019-07-18 22:45

The beloved iced tea that only comes from one place on Earth South African brand BOS has achieved international success making iced tea from rooibos, a traditional remedy plant that only grows in one place on Earth....
2019-06-05 12:30

Minecraft Earth Gameplay Looks Adorable Minecraft Earth, an augmented reality mobile game based on the hugely popular series, is coming to a closed beta later this summer. To tide you over, Mojang released a short video yesterday on that shows off some gameplay. It’s incredibly charming....
2019-07-12 19:30

How to Track the LightSail 2 as It 'Sails' Around Earth Last week, the LightSail 2 officially made its first contact with Earth. The solar-powered spacecraft will be sailing around Earth’s orbit for the next year, all part of a mission to prove that solar sailing is a viable mode of space exploration....
2019-07-06 23:45

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
2019-05-24 00:15

Current CO2 emissions will heat up the Earth by more than 1.5˚C Even if we stop building power plants, factories, vehicles and home appliances immediately, we're on track to increase the global temperature by more than 1.5˚C -- the goal limit proposed by the Paris Agreement. Those existing, CO2-spewing offen...
2019-07-01 19:15

The Deep-Sea Dragonfish Has One of the Most Terrifying Smiles on Earth Scientists have shined a light on one of the creepier denizens of the deep sea, a pitch-black creature that can turn itself into a living lamp called the dragonfish. New research helps explain one of the dragonfish’s more disturbing qualities: its re...
2019-06-06 06:45

Jupiter's moons will be visible from Earth this month: Here's what you need to know The largest planet in the solar system will be on full display in June – and stargazers won’t need a high-powered telescope to get a good view, NASA said last week....
2019-06-06 20:30

Walking Around Minecraft Earth Feels Amazing I’ve been a casual player of both Minecraft and of the augmented reality game Pokémon Go, so when Minecraft Earth was announced as an augmented reality version of Minecraft, I was curious. There’s a lot to Minecraft, so I was skeptical that the entir...
2019-06-12 19:30

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spen...
2019-06-05 08:30

Continents on early Earth rose from the sea, then disappeared According to a new model, Earth's first continents emerged much earlier than previously thought. After emerging from the planet's primordial oceans, the continents disappeared without a trace....
2019-07-01 16:30

Jupiter will soon be so close to Earth you’ll be able to see its moons without a telescope Jupiter, the mighty “king” of the planets in our solar system, is regularly visible for those who know where and when to look for it, but next week will be a particularly special time for anyone who wants to catch a glimpse of the gas gia...
2019-06-06 19:01

Earth's mantle is magnetic, researchers find Scientists assumed Earth's mantle, the layer stretching from the crust to a depth of 255 miles, was magnetically dead. New research suggests they were mistaken....
2019-06-06 21:15

LightSail 2 sends its first signals back to Earth So far, it's been smooth sailing for the LightSail 2. The solar spacecraft is orbiting on its own after being delivered to space last week aboard Space X's Falcon Heavy. The mission team of the Planetary Society confirmed on Wednesday that ...
2019-07-05 09:15

Stop saying 'Minecraft Earth' is essentially 'Pokémon Go' Minecraft Earth is a mobile AR game, but that doesn't mean it's Pokémon Go. Yes, it uses a mobile device. Yes, it superimposes digital objects on the physical landscape -- but that's just the definition of AR. Many stories and ...
2019-06-12 03:01

Astronomers warn of solar ‘superflare’ that could hit Earth Like all life on Earth, we owe a lot to the Sun. Without it, we wouldn’t be here, but it also has the power to make things pretty rough on us if it begins to act out. Solar flares — energetic outbursts which are often paired with mass eje...
2019-06-12 19:45

NASA says now is a great time to leave Earth When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see ...
2019-06-13 06:15

Earth Photo 2019 – the shortlisted artists Contenders for prizes in the competition developed jointly by Forestry England and the Royal Geographical Society. The photographs will be displayed at the RGS, London, from 6 July-22 August Continue reading......
2019-06-27 19:30

Robert Downey Jr. wants to clean up Earth using nanotech Robert Downey Jr. took to the stage at Amazon's Re:MARS conference to talk about his goals for the future of the environment. The actor said that he was launching a new foundation that would harness robotics and nanotechnology to clean up the pl...
2019-06-05 15:30

Population Of Earth To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
2019-06-18 07:00

New Campaign Is Asking Every Country on Earth to Name Distant Worlds A new campaign headed by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) called IAU100 NameExoWorlds will allow each country in the world to name a star and its exoplanet, the IAU announced yesterday.Read more......
2019-06-07 23:30

Ancient Origins of the Moon: Was it Once Part of Earth? The origin of the Moon has been a subject of research for many years and theories about its creation abound. Hypotheses vary from non-scientific proposals, such as that the Moon is a spaceship, to the currently favored idea that it was formed more th...
2019-06-14 12:45

Earth is still rumbling, but worst should be over for California quakes The Mojave Desert shuddered and rumbled Sunday, but experts tried to ease fears that another massive quake would soon slam south-central California.        ...
2019-07-07 23:00

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on Earth...
2019-05-21 16:30

Sand on Mars moves in ways not seen on Earth A University of Arizona team created the most detailed analysis of sand movement on Mars with NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter data, finding it’s out of this world.        ...
2019-05-24 02:30

An interstellar rock may have hit Earth in 2014 but nobody noticed In 2017 astronomers spotted the first interstellar object in our solar system, ‘Oumuamua, but our planet may have been hit by a meteor from another star in 2014...
2019-05-21 16:30

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
2019-06-19 00:15

We need to rediscover the wonder of space exploration to save Earth Going into space invites us to consider our position as the dominant species on a fragile planet, and how hard we must fight for it, says Richard Webb...
2019-05-21 16:30

Another asteroid is hurtling toward Earth, but astronomers say it’ll miss us If you’ve been wringing your hands and saying your goodbyes in advance of the visit from asteroid 2006 QV89 later this year, you can relax. The space rock, which had a very, very tiny chance of posing a threat to Earth, has been under close obs...
2019-07-17 23:15

Earth may be partly made of rocks from elsewhere in the galaxy We’ve only seen one interstellar object, a rock called ‘Oumuamua that passed by in 2017, but they may be crucial to speeding up the planet-building process...
2019-05-21 16:30

‘Double asteroid’ snapped zooming by Earth at 43,000 mph A unique “double asteroid” was photographed by a powerful telescope as it whizzed by Earth last month at over 43,000 mph. The asteroid, classified as 1999 KW4, is made up of two components — a larger body orbited by a smaller one separated by about 1...
2019-06-05 11:15

Scientists look for answers to earth's beginning under the moonscape As countries and companies rush to build infrastructure on the moon, some researchers are planning to dig under its rocky soil to unlock mysteries about Earth that have eluded scientists since astronauts first stepped foot on its surface a half centu...
2019-07-15 19:15

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thought to have happened when an “ancient planet” called Theia smashed into Earth. Planetolog...
2019-05-23 23:15

Easy 'Nudges' Aren't Enough to Save the Earth We all love to do our part to fix big problems, especially when our part is something easy and feel-good. But nudges can backfire, leading us to believe that our small actions were basically good enough when they’re not....
2019-05-24 03:30

Earth's water could have interstellar origin, study says Water is one of the major building blocks of life and Earth has an abundance of it, as 71 percent of its surface is covered by water, largely due to its expansive oceans. Now a new study theorizes that Earth's water may have been carried to our plane...
2019-05-28 16:15

NASA Awards Contract for Near-Earth Mission Services NASA has awarded the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract to Peraton, Inc. in Herndon, Virginia, to perform telemetry, tracking and command services for near-Earth missions....
2019-06-19 02:45

Flat Earth: How did YouTube help spread a conspiracy theory? Many people who believe the Earth is not round first heard the idea on YouTube. But how important was the video-sharing website in helping the flat Earth movement grow?...
2019-07-18 17:30

Football field-sized asteroid could hit Earth this year An enormous asteroid with a diameter wider than a football field has a roughly one in 7,000 chance of hitting the Earth later this year. However, it’s nothing to lose sleep over. Known as asteroid 2006 QV89, the space rock, which has a diameter...
2019-06-07 03:30

Trump Administration Joins Climate Change in War Against Earth It’s no secret that the Trump administration is actively antagonistic toward the reality of climate change. But according to a New York Times story published on Monday, the government isn’t just preparing to stand by as the worst of climate catastrop...
2019-05-28 16:45

Earth's helium is running out and it has dire consequences for science Helium's essential for party balloons, but also for MRI scanners, physics experiments and space rockets. But supplies on Earth are getting dangerously low, warns Chanda Prescod-Weinstein...
2019-07-10 21:15

'Iron Man' Unveils Tech Initiative to Save Earth Robert Downey Jr. has announced a new initiative called The Footprint Coalition that would help clean up the planet using advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and......
2019-06-05 18:30

The Authority is Earth’s last hope in this The Wild Storm #23 exclusive The Wild Storm is rapidly approaching its conclusion, and the book’s final chapters have introduced a new third party to disrupt the intensifying war between covert organizations IO and Skywatch. Warren Ellis and Jon Davis-Hunt have been building to ...
2019-05-28 20:00

DNA Sequencing Microchip Could Detect Earth-Like Life on Mars Conditions on Mars are harsh. Its atmosphere is made up mostly of carbon dioxide and is 100 times thinner than Earth’s. Temperatures on the surface can plummet to minus-126 degrees Celsius. But the environment below the Martian surface may be similar...
2019-06-20 03:45

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, two rare-ear...
2019-05-26 19:30

Mother Earth Opens Up and Greedily Gulps Down a Delicious Car Just in case you’ve been doubting the powerful and prodigious hunger of Mother Earth, our planet, devourer of cars, please take a moment to inspect this video, shot on an ordinary street in Dale City, Virginia. That was a 2009 or so Dodge Grand Carav...
2019-07-11 01:15

Life in the fastest warming place on earth - podcast In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C since 1971, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. India Rakusen and Jon Watts travel to Svalbard to find out how the island is coping with the effects of global heating. And...
2019-07-02 13:15

Physics indicates some of Earth’s earliest animals helped each other feed Enlarge / The result of a fluid mechanics simulation with multiple Erniettas. (credit: Dave Mazierski) What drove the evolution of the earliest animal life? In modern animals, it's easy to infer a lot about an organism's lifestyle based on its anat...
2019-06-21 20:30

Massive double asteroid will cruise by Earth later this week Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the Sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
2019-05-22 22:30

Apollo 11: The songs astronauts listen to above Earth may surprise you The 50th anniversary of the moon landing on July 20, 1969 is approaching. Celebrate with this Spotify tracklist.       ...
2019-07-15 20:30

US-China trade: what are rare-earth metals, and what's the dispute? The metals are used to produce a raft of goods, including mobile phones and camerasWhat are rare-earth metals?Rare earths refer to a group of 17 elements that are prized for their unique magnetic and electrochemical properties.They include elements l...
2019-05-29 15:15

Godzilla grew 30 times faster than any organism on Earth. Here's why. If Godzilla were a real creature, his incredibly rapid growth spurt on the big screen would be off the charts, even setting evolutionary records, a new report finds....
2019-06-05 10:30

The forgotten riches of the most densely biodiverse country on Earth Colombia is home to more birds, amphibians and butterflies than anywhere else. Human conflict preserved them – and in peace they now face new threats...
2019-05-21 15:00

NASA needs your help to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser, and learned a lot about it...
2019-05-24 01:00

China hints at cutting off US from rare earth minerals The Chinese government threatened Wednesday to limit exports of rare earths — chemical components used in various types of high-tech equipment — as part of its trade war with the Trump administration....
2019-05-29 19:30

Look up! China’s Tiangong-2 space lab is about to fall back to Earth Today is an important day for China’s space agency. No, the country isn’t launching anything new into space, and in fact, it’s sort of the opposite. The Tiangong-2 space station is coming back down to Earth, and it’s going to ...
2019-07-19 21:45

A Startup Says It Can Automate Perfect Weed Even as the Earth Burns Over the years, a number of companies have claimed to make “the first” smartphone-controlled, automated home grow system. But I have thus far been only pitched by one that positions itself as a solution to growing herbs and marijuana in the age of cl...
2019-06-13 05:00

Don't panic about The Uninhabitable Earth, a new book predicting chaos If you read a book painting the very worst-case scenarios about what global warming means for human life you could easily panic. Here’s why you shouldn’t...
2019-05-21 15:30

How Earth's changing ecosystems may have driven human evolution The most detailed ever look at Earth's prehistoric climate suggests many habitats changed in the past 800,000 years – and this may be why we evolved big brains...
2019-05-21 15:30

The secrets of how sharks survived so many of Earth's mass extinctions Vegetarianism and liking underwater volcanoes have helped sharks survive for half a billion years. But can they use their skills to cope with climate change?...
2019-06-28 13:45

Minecraft Earth gets first live demo, coming to iOS “this summer” "Look, ma, I'm in Minecraft!" Play Minecraft Earth at a real-world scale... [credit: Apple / Mojang ] Mojang, the Microsoft-owned studio be...
2019-06-04 01:15

The oceans are very slowly draining into the rock below Earth's crust Ever since the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea, sea water has been flowing deep into the planet, causing sea levels to fall over millions of years...
2019-05-24 16:30

Look up! Saturn reaches closest point to Earth Tuesday GettyImages KBJR – Move over Jupiter, it’s time to let Saturn shine! Earth will be right in between Saturn and the Sun, and Saturn will be at its closest point to Earth for the year. In the planetary scale, close is still pretty far away, with ...
2019-07-10 00:15

California quakes left a crack in the Earth so big it can be seen from space Satellite images show a massive rupture in the Earth's surface left behind by the two earthquakes that rocked southern California last week.        ...
2019-07-09 18:00

Starwatch: Earth's shadow takes a bite out of the moon Most of us will get a chance this week to see a partial lunar eclipse. Though not if you live in North America, Greenland or northern RussiaA partial lunar eclipse is visible from much of the world this week. Only North America, Greenland and norther...
2019-07-15 11:01

Earth Just Had Its Hottest June On Record, On Track For Warmest July Boosted by a historic heat wave in Europe and unusually warm conditions across the Arctic and Eurasia, the average temperature of the planet soared to its highest level ever recorded in June....
2019-07-17 08:45

OneWeb’s low-Earth satellites hit 400Mbps and 32ms latency in new test Enlarge / Illustration of a OneWeb satellite. (credit: OneWeb) OneWeb says a test of its low-Earth orbit satellites has delivered broadband speeds of more than 400Mbps with average latency of 32ms. "The tests, which took place in Seoul, South Korea...
2019-07-17 22:15

US-China trade war sparks worries about rare earth minerals PHOENIX (AP) — Rising trade tensions have sparked worries about the 17 rare minerals needed for high-tech products such as robotics, drones and electric cars. China recently raised tariffs to 25% on rare earth exports to the U.S. and has threatened t...
2019-06-08 18:15

Discovery of billion-year-old fungi changes our understanding of life on Earth When scientists search for species that lived hundreds of millions of years ago they’re not always just looking for ancient animals. Life on Earth has changed a lot over time, but sometimes a new discovery reveals a few things that have stayed ...
2019-05-24 01:00

Apollo moon rocks shed new light on Earth's volcanoes Fifty years after humans first set foot on the moon, scientists believe rock samples collected by Apollo astronauts could help predict volcanic eruptions on Earth more accurately....
2019-07-17 13:15

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," says Amazon and Blue Origin CEO Jeff Bezos. "And we have sent robotic probes to every planet in the solar system — this is the good one."...
2019-07-17 20:15

Don’t miss: Earth from space, asteroid workouts and nature’s giants Watch a new series charting our planet from above, read all about the biggest living things, fend off space rocks for fun, plus more picks for your diary...
2019-05-21 14:32

Spreadsheets have ruled Earth for too long—business must embrace the cloud Enlarge The one certainty in business software and services is that there will always be more acronyms. At the moment, though, there's more to the sector than just another jargon explosion: we're moving towards a new way of looking at IT, one that...
2019-05-22 07:45

Surprisingly wet asteroid dust could spark a rethink of Earth's water Samples of space dust from the Hayabusa mission to the asteroid Itokawa are far less dry than we expected, which may prompt a rethink of how Earth got its water...
2019-05-21 16:30

Extinct 'Denisovan' people may have lived on Earth's highest plateau The Tibetan Plateau is a tough environment so we thought humans arrived only about 12,000 years ago, but it seems someone was there 40,000 to 30,000 years ago...
2019-05-21 15:30

Northern Ireland's DUP not seeking 'earth-shattering' changes to Brexit deal The Northern Irish party propping up Britain's minority government is not asking for changes to the Brexit divorce deal that will "fundamentally undermine" what has been proposed, one of its senior lawmakers said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 21:45

Large asteroid has a tiny chance of hitting Earth in September Space groups like NASA and the ESA track a huge number of near-Earth objects on a daily basis, and many of them have a chance to make life miserable if they one day end up on a collision course with Earth. These “potentially hazardous” as...
2019-06-12 21:45

Watch SpaceX launch Earth observation satellites at 10:17AM ET SpaceX is about to get your morning started in dramatic fashion (if you're in the Americas, that is). The private spaceflight outfit plans to launch Canada's RADARSAT Constellation Mission as soon as 10:17AM Eastern, with the satellites de...
2019-06-12 19:45

Minecraft Earth makes the whole real world your very own blocky realm When your game tops 100 million players, your thoughts naturally turn to doubling that number. That’s the case with the creators, or rather stewards, of Minecraft at Microsoft, where the game has become a product category unto itself. And now ...
2019-05-21 15:15

Wandering Earth: Rocket scientist explains how we could move our planet Enlarge (credit: NASA) In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding Sun—and prevent a collision with J...
2019-05-21 14:45

Men in Black: International review – a galactically gormless fall to earth The earnest introduction of gender and migrant issues can’t save this space-invaders caper from CGI-dependant mediocrityIt’s time once again for what must now be called the Meh in Black, making another intensely tiresome and pointless reappearance, n...
2019-06-12 16:30

The moon may be made of magma that once covered Earth’s entire surface The moon’s makeup is extremely similar to Earth’s - perhaps because a huge rock smashed into a magma-covered Earth, splashing out the material to make the moon...
2019-05-21 16:30

This Striking Climate Change Visualization Is Now Customizable for Any Place on Earth When University of Reading climate scientist released his warming stripes visualization for the globe last year, people freaked (in a good way). The minimalist graphic stripped out unnecessary clutter and told the story of global warming in blue and ...
2019-06-17 21:45

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what it looks like...
2019-05-21 18:45

Scientists just spotted a pair of planets that may be surprisingly similar to Earth New exoplanet discoveries have been happening at a breakneck pace over the past several years thanks to scientists who now have more powerful observational tools at their disposal. However, while new planets are found regularly, worlds that could pot...
2019-06-19 23:30

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Has an Earth-Shattering 760 HP After months of not knowing, the power figures for the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 are finally here. The supercharged V8 will put out 760 horsepower and 625 lb-ft of torque. Basically, it’s enough to drag down the moon....
2019-06-19 15:45

Chinese firms plan rare earth manufacturing hub in Hebei A group of Chinese firms have jointly established a rare earths innovation centre in the country's Hebei province as part of a plan to develop a manufacturing base in the region, according to the local government hosting the project....
2019-06-19 15:45

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
2019-05-21 20:30

Burning Planet: Fire's intriguing role throughout Earth history We view fire as a hazard, but a thought-provoking book argues it wasn’t always so – and helps us revise our thinking by looking back over geological time...
2019-05-21 18:45

Life may have begun on Earth 100 million years earlier than we thought A new timeline of early evolution suggests life on Earth began 100 million years earlier than we thought, while meteorites were still pummelling the planet...
2019-05-21 18:45

The Wandering Earth review: Epic Chinese sci-fi film heralds a new era The Wandering Earth, an adaptation of Cixin Liu's story of humans struggling to move Earth to a new home, is coming to Netflix. Our review: Despite a few science bloopers, it's cinematic gold...
2019-05-21 16:30

New world map is a more accurate Earth and shows Africa's full size The “Equal Earth” projection shows the true area of continents such as Africa without greatly distorting their shapes and is already being adopted by NASA...
2019-05-21 18:45

NASA’s Juno just discovered that Jupiter and Earth have something important in common NASA’s Juno spacecraft has delivered some of the most stunning glimpses of the gas giant that mankind has ever seen, but it’s also taught scientists a lot about how the planet works. We now know that its storms stretch far deeper into the...
2019-05-21 14:38

Can't get to Galaxy's Edge? Here are 10 Star Wars worlds you can visit right here on Earth Over the course of 10 movies and four decades, "Star Wars" has been filmed in dozens of countries from Tunisia to the Maldives. Here are 10 planets and moons you can visit without having to rev up your hyperdrive....
2019-06-01 17:15

China willing to meet reasonable rare earth demand from other countries China is willing to meet reasonable demand for rare earths from other countries, but it would be unacceptable that countries using Chinese rare earths to manufacture products would turn around and suppress China, its commerce ministry said....
2019-05-30 11:15

Everest Climber Died After "His Last Sunrise From Highest Peak On Earth" It was the final climb on his quest to reach the highest summit on all seven continents. When Christopher Kulish finally reached Mount Everest's 29,035-foot peak, he joined an elite group known as the......
2019-05-29 04:15

NASA space telescope finds Earth-sized exoplanet NASA said its new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite space telescope has discovered its smallest exoplanet so far, an alien world that’s roughly 80% the size of Earth and could help “unlock” secrets of how the Blue Planet became ...
2019-07-02 02:30

Wyoming may hold the key to the rare earth minerals trade war with China America depends on China for 80% of its rare earth imports. But mining experts say Wyoming may play a key role in making the U.S. mineral-independent: Its Bear Lodge mountain range is home to an estimated 18 million tons of rare earth....
2019-07-10 18:15

Recent earthquakes that rocked California dramatically scarred the Earth A series of powerful earthquakes and aftershocks left much of Southern California trembling over the long holiday weekend. The most powerful of the quakes, a magnitude 7.1, struck on July 5th, and it shared its epicenter with a slightly less intense ...
2019-07-10 04:15

SpaceX’s Dragon returns to Earth after dropping off 5,500 pounds of supplies SpaceX just wrapped up yet another successfully resupply mission for NASA, dropping off a whopping 5,500 pounds of supplies for the scientists aboard the International Space Station and then returning back to Earth for a splashdown in the Pacific Oce...
2019-06-05 14:00

Mother Earth's Plantasia: the cult album you should play to your plants It was made by an easy-listening songwriter and given away free with mattresses. Now thanks to YouTube’s algorithm, Mort Garson’s Plantasia has become an underground hitIn the early noughties, Caleb Braaten was working in a secondhand record shop in ...
2019-07-09 18:00

Photos of Angel on Earth Royal Baby Archie at His Christening Are Here Despite the privacy of the event, the first photos from royal baby Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor’s christening are already here. The pictures of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and her baby again gave royal fans insight into the fascinating li...
2019-07-06 18:45

This video of a SpaceX rocket fairing returning to Earth is mesmerizing It took SpaceX several tries to catch one of its rocket nosecones during an actual mission, but it finally accomplished that feat late last month when one half of the Falcon Heavy’s nosecone safely landed aboard the company’s barge. It wa...
2019-07-05 02:45

18 new Earth-size exoplanets pop up in old Kepler planet-hunting data Scientists scouring old Kepler Space Telescope data have tracked down 18 more relatively small exoplanets imaged by the famed planet-hunting observatory....
2019-05-31 12:15

Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth - Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
2019-06-04 00:00

EXPLAINER-U.S. dependence on China's rare earth: Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
2019-06-03 23:45

Microsoft saved Minecraft Earth's AR gameplay reveal for Apple One thing missing from Microsoft's initial Minecraft Earth announcement? Actual gameplay. Strangely enough, it looks like Microsoft saved that honor for Apple, as it just debuted the first live footage of the game at the company's WWDC keyn...
2019-06-03 23:30

Climate mistake reveals Earth warmed more than we thought last century Early weather stations only covered 20 per cent of the globe, causing them to underestimate how much our greenhouse gas emissions have warmed the climate...
2019-07-05 13:45

NASA astronaut films awe-inspiring time-lapse of Earth Here on Earth, we see the Sun rise and set once in any given 24-hour period. If you want to see the sunrise or sunset you need to set your watch so you don’t miss it, or you’ll be left waiting another day for the opportunity. Things are a whole lot d...
2019-06-03 19:30

Beavers bigger than Justin Bieber used to roam the Earth: study Before the end of the last Ice Age, giant beavers roamed the wetlands of North America. Scientists are now speculating why a species considered highly successful for its time — much like superstar Justin Bieber is today — would have died ...
2019-06-01 02:15

Ancient seabed buried deep in Earth can create diamonds Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but where exactly do they come from? Small amounts of salt trapped inside diamonds show the precious stones are produced from ancient seabeds that were buried deep within Earth’s crust, according to new ...
2019-06-01 02:15

The 'Minecraft Earth' beta begins its global takeover this month It's been a couple of months since we first heard about Minecraft Earth, the augmented reality version of Mojang's game that makes the real world a playscape full of your blocky creations. It promised a beta release of the game would arrive...
2019-07-12 10:45

The Northernmost Settlement on Earth Cracked 70 Degrees For the First Time This Week It’s not just the eastern part of the U.S. roasting this week. Much of the planet is on a heat bender, including the northernmost inhabited place on Earth.Read more......
2019-07-19 16:45

The north pole is moving and if it flips, life on Earth is in trouble The magnetic north pole is racing towards Siberia - but why? It's a mystery with huge implications, and to solve it, we're building an explosive model of the planet's core...
2019-06-28 15:45

Minecraft Earth’s closed beta: This augmented reality needs more augmenting Enlarge (credit: Mojang / Microsoft) When Microsoft acquired Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, in 2014, we all feared the worst: a zillion cash-in video games. Turns out, Microsoft has been really smart about its Minecraft output in the past five yea...
2019-07-16 19:30

David Saint-Jacques getting used to life on Earth after space mission The Canadian astronaut said while he hasn't felt any pain since his return Monday night, balance was an issue and he's been cautious walking and running....
2019-06-29 03:45

Jeff Bezos: Blue Origin is going to the moon to ‘save the Earth’ Jeff Bezos talked about why he thinks going to the moon is important and how robots that can grasp things will be an important future tech trend.Read More...
2019-06-07 01:45

D-Day veteran John McHugh recalls Normandy invasion: It was hell on earth In an appearance on "Shepard Smith Reporting," World War II Army Cpl. John McHugh on Thursday recalled his harrowing experience as one of thousands of troops storming the beaches of Normandy, describing what he witnessed as "hell on earth."...
2019-06-07 02:15

The sun’s impact on Earth and weather celebrated, as planet marks World Meteorological Day Against a background of serious warnings against the effects of climate change, World Meteorological Day this year celebrates the crucial role played by the sun in powering all life on Earth, and in driving the weather, ocean currents and the hydrolo...
2019-05-21 16:15

Dr. Drew says LA public health in 'complete breakdown': 'No city on Earth tolerates this' The public health situation in the nation's second-largest city is in "a complete breakdown," Dr. Drew Pinsky said Thursday night on "The Ingraham Angle."...
2019-05-31 08:45

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in an interview with CBS Evening News.       ...
2019-07-18 04:15

Scientists find that Mars is inhabitable for at least one of Earth’s life forms While trying to decide if humans can live on Mars, scientists believe they've found some germs can survive on the red planet.       ...
2019-06-21 21:30

If we can't challenge China, no one can, warns operator of only US mine for rare earth metals "If we can't be economic, there's no hope for the U.S. industry," said James Litinsky, owner of the only rare earth minerals mine in the U.S....
2019-05-31 02:30

Plans to ‘hack Earth’s weather’ could start World War 3, scientists warn Climate change may end up causing World War 3 if individual countries start to try and save themselves by hacking the weather with a process called geoengineering....
2019-06-14 19:30

Mount Everest expedition installs highest weather stations on Earth Scientists installed the two highest weather stations in the world in an expedition to Mount Everest that wrapped up this week. A team led by the National Geographic Society and Tribhuvan University installed the two weather monitoring stations at 8,...
2019-06-13 19:15

Inside Italy's $1 billion mountains that produce more tons of marble than anywhere else on Earth A slab of Carrara marble can cost up to $400 per square meter. The luxury stone comes the Apuan Alps, a mountain range in northern Tuscany that stretches for 58 km and reaches 2,000 meters high. The Carrara quarries have produced more marble than any...
2019-06-27 22:15

NASA astronaut captures breathtaking time-lapse of Earth from space Here on Earth, we see the Sun rise and set once in any given 24-hour period. If you want to see the sunrise or sunset you need to set your watch so you don’t miss it, or you’ll be left waiting another day for the opportunity. Things are a...
2019-06-03 03:30

Discovery of billion-year-old fungi upends understanding of life on Earth When scientists search for species that lived hundreds of millions of years ago they’re not always just looking for ancient animals. Life on Earth has changed a lot over time, but sometimes a new discovery reveals a few things that have stayed largel...
2019-05-24 20:00

Cocktail of the week: EartH Kitchen’s Irish maid | The good mixer Fire up the barbecue and kick back with this refreshingly floral, whiskey-based summer coolerA super-simple, super-seasonal (now is the height of elderflower season) and refreshing summer sip.Serves 1 Continue reading......
2019-05-31 19:01

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced education and climate action, on the road to a key international summit on the issue due to take place ...
2019-05-21 15:30

By Jupiter! How the solar system’s giant made Earth ripe for life An audacious mission circling Jupiter’s poles is probing the planet’s deepest mysteries - including how it shaped our solar system and paved the way for our existence...
2019-05-24 08:45

NASA’s Kepler just spotted 18 new Earth-sized planets, but only one is worth dreaming about NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope may be dead, but that doesn’t mean that the wealth of data it gathered doesn’t still hold some untold surprises. A new research paper from scientists at the Max Planck Institute, Georg August University...
2019-05-24 13:15

Surprising ways the changing Earth shaped human evolution and society From the development of our remarkable brains to the geographic divides in the way we vote, our shape-shifting planet has guided the path of humanity...
2019-05-21 15:30

9.7 billion on Earth by 2050, but growth rate slowing, says new UN population report By the year 2050, there will be some 9.7 billion people living on Earth, says a UN population report released on Monday. However, the overall growth rate will continue to fall, and more countries will have to adapt to the consequences of an ageing po...
2019-06-17 19:00

China set to control rare earth supply for years due to processing dominance U.S. companies are years away from challenging Chinese dominance of rare earth minerals due to a lack of domestic processing facilities, ensuring the Asian nation will maintain its near-monopoly on refining and powerful leverage in trade talks....
2019-05-30 03:30

Marco Rubio Introduces a Bill to Boost the U.S. Rare-Earth Industry Legislation aimed at making the U.S. more competitive with China for processing critical rare-earth minerals is set to be introduced in Congress on Thursday....
2019-07-11 13:45

China rare earth prices soar on their potential role in trade war Chinese rare earth prices are set to climb further beyond multi-year highs hit following a flurry of state media reports that Beijing could weaponize its supply-dominance of the prized minerals in its trade war with Washington....
2019-06-06 15:30

Minecraft Earth: block building game moves into the real world Microsoft has launched an augmented reality version of the bestselling game, which follows Pokémon Go on to the streetsSince its beta launch in 2009, the blocky, world-building adventure game Minecraft has been released on more than 20 different plat...
2019-05-22 00:45

Rare earth firms' stocks soar on U.S.-China trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation the sector could be the next front in the Sino-U.S....
2019-05-22 05:15

Shares of rare earth miners skyrocket after Beijing threatens to cut off the minerals Shares of rare earth miners in Asia Pacific surged in morning trade on Wednesday after Beijing made a veiled threat toward Washington regarding the crucial minerals....
2019-05-29 05:45

Americans prefer to stop asteroids from hitting Earth over going to the Moon or Mars CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows....
2019-06-20 23:45

Gizmodo This Could Be the Most Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Yet | Kotaku The Ranger Class Is Gett Gizmodo This Could Be the Most Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Yet | Kotaku The Ranger Class Is Getting Some Changes In D&D (And Baldur’s Gate 3) | Jalopnik The Mercedes F1 Team Figured Out How to Hack Its Steering Into an Aerodynamic Aid | Lifeh...
2019-06-20 02:30

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous Is a Daring Tale of Queer Love and Pain Ocean Vuong read from his poetry at the Los Angeles public library two years ago. I was onstage with him as his interviewer, and what struck me about Vuong was his marvelous combination of vulnerability and strength. His frame is petite, his voice al...
2019-06-06 18:30

China Trade Fight Raises Specter of Rare-Earth Shortage The U.S-China trade dispute has sent prices surging in rare-earth metals, a critical market for industries from electric cars to fuel makers. Chinese media reported that the country may cut exports of such minerals....
2019-05-31 17:30

How NASA Will Prolong the Lives of the Voyager Probes, 11 Billion Miles From Earth Launched 42 years ago, the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 space probes are now exploring the outer realms of our solar system. Sadly, the end of the mission is now firmly in sight, but NASA has a plan to keep the probes operational for as long as possible b...
2019-07-10 01:30

Astronomers captured an image of a double asteroid as it sped past Earth Astronomers eager to observe bizarre visitors to our neck of the Solar System were in for a real treat late last month as the rare double asteroid 1999 KW4 made a “close” pass of Earth at a distance of some 3.2 million miles. It was far e...
2019-06-05 14:00

Gaia rebooted: New version of idea explains how Earth evolved for life The controversial Gaia hypothesis sees Earth as a superorganism adapted to be perfect for life. A weird type of evolution may finally show how that actually happens...
2019-05-21 18:45

Recently Promoted Spanish Soccer Club Renamed As Flat Earth FC After earning promotion to the Spanish fourth flight division, the club formerly known as Mostoles Balompie got a complete rebrand from president Javi Poves and was renamed Flat Earth FC. Poves confirmed in a video statement that the change was inte...
2019-06-30 21:30

Canadian Wildfires Are Already Turning Sunsets Red in the US The calendar hasn’t turned to summer yet, but skies in Canada and across the U.S. already look like August. Smoke from massive Canadian wildfires has made the sun disappear in Edmonton and turned Friday’s sunrise blood red as far east as Vermont.Read...
2019-05-31 23:45

F1: Canadian Grand Prix – live! Lap-by-lap updates from the Circuit Gilles VilleneuveVettel snatches dramatic pole from HamiltonEmail your thoughts to Ben here or tweet @benfisherJ 7.23pm BST Lap 9/70: And Daniel Ricciardo follows suit. On go the hard tyres. 7.22pm BST Lap 8/70: Ga...
2019-06-09 20:30

Max Verstappen says Canadian GP Q2 exit "just very unlucky" Red Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen believes he was "very unlucky" to miss out on Canadian Grand Prix Q3, defending the decision to qualify on the medium as "logical"...
2019-06-09 05:45

Snedeker on top after second-round 60 at Canadian Open Ten months after shooting 59, Brandt Snedeker almost matched the feat when he carded a 10-under-par 60 to grab the clubhouse lead in the second round at the Canadian Open in Ontario on Friday....
2019-06-08 00:15

Canadian man lands in ER after 'overdosing' on licorice tea A man in Canada "overdosed" on licorice by drinking too much licorice tea, which caused his blood pressure to soar to dangerous levels, according to a new report of the case....
2019-05-29 00:15

Andreescu keeps Canadian hopes alive Bianca Andreescu salvaged Canada's French Open hopes as she came through a tough opening test against Marie Bouzkova on her Roland Garros main draw debut on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 23:15

Another Canadian Citizen Has Been Arrested in China Chinese authorities detained another Canadian citizen last week in the eastern city of Yantai, further raising diplomatic tensions between the two nations. Canada’s foreign ministry confirmed that the unnamed person is receiving consular servic...
2019-07-15 08:15

Hamilton: Canadian GP victory "not the way I wanted to win" Lewis Hamilton says taking victory in the Canadian Grand Prix after Formula 1 rival Sebastian Vettel's time penalty is "absolutely not the way I wanted to win"...
2019-06-10 02:30

China Cracks Down on Canadian Pork Canada said China has banned imports from a Canadian pork company, weeks after Canadian officials warned the meat industry of heightened Chinese scrutiny of its products....
2019-06-18 21:00

Two new Earth-like planets found in ‘habitable zone’ of nearby star An international team led by researchers at the University of Göttingen discovered two new Earth-like planets near Teegarden’s star, one of the closest stars in our galactic neighborhood.       ...
2019-06-19 16:00

Soyuz capsule safely returns three space station crew members to Earth Two astronauts and a cosmonaut are back on Earth after 204 days aboard the International Space Station. The trio touched down inside the Russian-built Soyuz capsule....
2019-06-28 05:45

NASA's Deep Space Atomic Clock leaves Earth on June 24th NASA JPL's Deep Space Atomic Clock, the navigation clock that could lead to self-driving spacecraft, is finally heading to space. The toaster-sized device will fly on the Orbital Test Bed satellite, which will be ferried to orbit along with two ...
2019-06-19 20:00

Watch the total solar eclipse streak across Earth in this gorgeous satellite shot Earlier this week, a total solar eclipse gave skywatchers in South America a very good reason to gaze at the heavens. Only a very small number of people were lucky enough to see it thanks to the path of the eclipse gracing just a small strip of Chile...
2019-07-04 22:45

Dark Phoenix's Simon Kinberg Took Inspiration From Nolan's Batman to Bring the X-Men Down to Earth There’s an unsteady, chaotic energy coursing through much of Simon Kinberg’s Dark Phoenix. It almost feels like an extension of the existential crisis its titular hero finds herself in as she becomes the most powerful mutant to ever walk the Earth. T...
2019-06-12 10:00

Collision that formed the moon also brought Earth water, planetary scientists claim Without the moon and water, life on Earth wouldn't be possible. New research out of Germany suggests both were delivered by Theia, which collided with Earth 4.4 billion years ago....
2019-05-22 04:15

The Earth’s magnetic north pole is shifting rapidly, but the northern lights will stay where they are (for now) Like most planets in our solar system, the Earth has its own magnetic field. Thanks to its largely molten iron core, our planet is in fact a bit like a bar magnet. It has a north and south magnetic pole, separate from the geographic poles, with a fie...
2019-05-25 10:00

Explainer: China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
2019-05-23 01:00

EXPLAINER-China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
2019-05-23 00:00

Asteroid nearly the width of a football field has small chance of hitting Earth this year An asteroid called 2006 QV89, which has a diameter slightly smaller than the width of a football field, is set to pass by Earth in September.       ...
2019-06-08 00:30

UN report warns coming 'climate apartheid' will split Earth between 'those who escape' and 'those who will suffer' A particularly dire report from the United Nations Human Rights Council has upped the ante in the fight against climate change, warning that a "climate apartheid" could fracture the global population, splitting the planet between the wealthy and the ...
2019-06-28 00:45

Carbon Dioxide Concentration in the Earth’s Atmosphere Has Hit Levels Unseen for 3 Million Years The concentration of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere has reached levels not seen for 3 million years, scientists at Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii said Monday – offering a dire warning about the impact of human activity on the p...
2019-05-21 17:15

Canadian man gets 26 years for role in suicide attack NEW YORK (AP) — A Canadian man has been sentenced to 26 years in U.S. prison for supporting a group of jihadists who committed a 2009 suicide attack that killed five American soldiers in Iraq. U.S. District Judge Roslynn Mauskopf said Tuesday that Fa...
2019-06-18 21:00

Canadian cannabis group snaps up UK greenhouse A giant Canadian cannabis producer has agreed its maiden foray into the British market by buying a vast Lincolnshire greenhouse in a deal worth tens of millions of pounds....
2019-07-04 21:45

US, Canadian safety officials looking into train derailment PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Safety officials in the U.S. and Canada are looking into a multi-car train derailment in an international tunnel connecting Michigan’s Port Huron to Sarnia, Ontario. The National Transportation Safety Board says investi...
2019-06-29 20:15

Hamilton wins Canadian GP after another Vettel mistake Defending champion Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his overall lead after Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel committed yet another error under pressure       ...
2019-06-09 22:15

Golf: 'The Rink' scores big at the Canadian Open "He shoots, he scores," took on a whole new meaning at the Canadian Open this week as the PGA Tour event embraced its inner-Canuck and the country's all consuming love of ice hockey to market the tournament....
2019-06-09 21:30

Opinion: Why Canadian GP controversy is good for Formula 1 Vettel rejoined circuit just ahead of Hamilton Sebastian Vettel's contentious penalty for his Canadian Grand Prix moment has sparked plenty of debate Several of us were talking about the Canadian Grand Prix in the office this morning – or, specifi...
2019-06-10 16:45

Canadian Romano makes MLB debut with Jays Canada's Jordan Romano made his major league debut with the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night, pitching a perfect inning against the Baltimore Orioles....
2019-06-13 13:15

Calls for Canadian zoo to be shut down after deer die in stampede Marineland in Ontario partly closes after a walrus and two deer die in recent weeksA controversial theme park in Canada is facing renewed criticism following the deaths of three animals in recent weeks, triggering fresh calls from activists for the a...
2019-05-26 20:30

Basketball is Canadian, and so’s the whistle you hear in every NBA game An NBA referee born in Ontario is the inventor of a "pea-less" whistle that's now the standard used in professional level sports organizations like the CFL, NFL and NBA....
2019-06-08 09:00

Second Canadian town set to accept tax payments in Bitcoin It looks like another town in Canada might let its residents pay municipality taxes in cryptocurrency. The local council of Richmond Hill voted on July 10, 2019 to enter into an agreement with a cryptocurrency payment services provider to let residen...
2019-07-16 13:15

This tiny Canadian airport sheltered 7,000 people on 9/11 Canada's tiny Gander International Airport in Newfoundland offered refuge to 7,000 displaced airplane passengers on 9/11 and inspired the hit musical "Come from Away." Find out why this spot is a favorite for aviation and theater fans....
2019-07-13 19:30

A Canadian Store Tried to Bag-Shame Its Customers. Nice Try. A Vancouver store introduced plastic bags with embarrassing messages to persuade customers to bring reusable alternatives. The bags became a surprise hit on social media instead....
2019-06-13 00:45

2 Canadian women abducted in Ghana have been rescued ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Authorities say two Canadian women who were abducted earlier this month in Ghana have been rescued. Ghana’s information ministry says the rescue operation was completed early Wednesday in the south-central Ashanti region. No...
2019-06-12 11:30

Canadian oilfield would produce more if regulated in U.S., Encana CEO says The CEO of Encana Corp. says Western Canada's Montney oil and gas region would be two to four times more productive if it was in the United States with its more efficient regulatory systems....
2019-05-23 02:30

Video: What is F1's state after Vettel's Canadian GP penalty? The dust has begun to settle from the controversial 2019 Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix and the penalty dealt to Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, but where does the championship stand now?...
2019-06-12 00:30

Williams brings new F1 suspension modification to Canadian GP Williams has brought a new suspension package to the Canadian Grand Prix, having finally emerged in a position to add updates to its 2019 Formula 1 package...
2019-06-08 21:15

Hulkenberg: Canadian GP tyre drop-off could cause F1 pit traffic jam Nico Hulkenberg thinks there could be a "traffic jam" in the pits early in the Canadian Grand Prix if high degradation of Pirelli's soft Formula 1 tyre does not improve...
2019-06-08 21:15

iPad confusion and Tory antics indicate lack of intelligent life on Earth | John Crace Aliens are unlikely to be impressed by the likes of Annunziata Rees-Mogg and the Conservative partyAfter three years of training telescopes on 1,327 stars within 160 light years of Earth as part of the Breakthrough Listen project, astronomers have be...
2019-06-21 21:15

Watch: Kennedy Center honorees include Linda Ronstadt; Earth, Wind & Fire The 2019 Kennedy Center Honorees were announced Thursday as Earth, Wind & Fire; Sally Field; Linda Ronstadt; "Sesame Street;" and Michael Tilson Thomas....
2019-07-19 05:30

Weapon of choice? China rare earth prices soar on their potential role in trade war Chinese rare earth prices are set to climb further beyond multi-year highs hit following a flurry of state media reports that Beijing could weaponize its supply-dominance of the prized minerals in its trade war with Washington....
2019-06-06 10:15

UPDATE 2-Eyeing China, Pentagon sends report on rare earth minerals to Congress The U.S. Defense Department has submitted a report to Congress on rare earth minerals as it looks to reduce American reliance on China, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, amid mounting concern in Washington about Beijing's role as a supplier....
2019-05-29 23:15

Video: Three things to watch in the 2019 Canadian GP in Montreal The Canadian Grand Prix often serves up a thrilling race, but will Mercedes bring a new specification engine to retain its stranglehold on Formula 1 in 2019?...
2019-06-06 16:45

Canadian man gets 26 years for aiding in murder of US troops in Iraq A Canadian man who aided in the 2009 murder of five American soldiers in Iraq was sentenced to 26 years in jail by a Brooklyn federal judge Tuesday — despite objections from the victims’ families. Several of the slain soldiers’ grief-stricken relativ...
2019-06-19 02:45

Why Canadian GP could resolve "confusing" 2019 F1 tyre performance The Canadian Grand Prix could produce some key answers about the role downforce is playing in Pirelli's Formula 1 tyres' "confusing" performance this year, reckons Williams engineering chief Dave Robson...
2019-06-06 02:15

RBC Canadian Open: Take a look at Dustin Johnson and two long shots The RBC Canadian Open is back at Hamilton Golf and Country Club in Ontario for the sixth time, and first in seven seasons. With it sitting a week before the U.S. Open, the field is pretty strong, featuring defending-champ Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepk...
2019-06-06 00:45

Canadian referee to miss World Cup after cancer diagnosis Canadian referee Carol Anne Chenard has withdrawn from the Women’s World Cup after being diagnosed with breast cancer. The 42-year-old from Summerside, Prince Edward Island, refereed the final of the 2016 Olympic women’s soccer tournament...
2019-06-05 22:30

Lumber Prices Climb on Cutbacks at Canadian Saw Mills Lumber prices continued their sharp climb in June after North America’s largest producer said it would close one mill in British Columbia and eliminate a shift at another....
2019-06-18 21:00

| Thomas hopes to shake off rust on Canadian debut Justin Thomas is usually bidding to make a splash when he plays a new tournament, but he'll be happy just to make the cut in his Canadian Open debut....
2019-06-05 09:30

Rory McIlroy fires a nine-under 61 to win Canadian Open by seven shots • Northern Irishman heads to US Open in good heart• McDowell sinks 30-footer to make Royal PortrushRory McIlroy was narrowly denied only the 11th sub-60 round in US PGA Tour history but one of the most dominant displays of his professional career, in...
2019-06-10 02:15

Siakam answers Canadian prayers as Raptors down Warriors Pascal Siakam, who once studied to be a priest, answered Canadian prayers by leading the Toronto Raptors to a 118-109 win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday in the first NBA Finals game played outside of the United States....
2019-05-31 13:30

McLaren F1 team identifies cause of Norris's Canadian GP breakage The McLaren Formula 1 team has now confirmed that overheating brakes set in motion a chain of events that led to Lando Norris's unusual Canadian Grand Prix suspension breakage...
2019-06-18 17:45

Canadian Natural to temporarily shut in oil production due to wildfires Oil and gas producer Canadian Natural Resources Ltd said on Friday it would temporarily shut-in about 65,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) of crude oil production due to forest fires in Alberta....
2019-06-01 05:15

Toronto Raptors’ Game 6 broke Canadian TV records Bell Media says a Canadian TV NBA record average audience of 7.7 million viewers watched the Raptors win the NBA title in Game 6 of the Finals on Thursday night against the Golden State Warriors....
2019-06-15 02:15

Two Canadian volunteers missing in rare kidnapping in Ghana The women were abducted in Kumasi, and security sources have suggested it was a kidnapping for ransomTwo Canadian women who were volunteering with an international development organisation have been abducted in Ghana, a rare attack in a country seen ...
2019-06-06 19:45

Mexican president says Canadian pipeline contracts were ‘abusive’ The Canadian ambassador to Mexico wrote on Twitter Wednesday that the Mexican government appears "not to wish to respect natural gas pipeline contracts."...
2019-06-27 19:30

Bradley earns first-round lead with 63 at Canadian Open Brooks Koepka endured a frustrating day on the greens, shooting an even-par 70 that left him seven strokes behind first-round leader Keegan Bradley at the Canadian Open in Ontario on Thursday....
2019-06-07 12:15

Vettel doubles down on Ferrari's Canadian GP penalty stance Sebastian Vettel coyly avoided questions about his Canadian Grand Prix penalty and his Ferrari Formula 1 team's Friday hearing in France, as he reiterated his belief he did nothing wrong...
2019-06-20 22:45

Snedeker shoots 60 to trail by one shot at Canadian Open Ten months after shooting 59, Brandt Snedeker almost matched the feat when he carded a 10-under-par 60 in the second round at the Canadian Open in Ontario on Friday....
2019-06-08 05:30

Ferrari among teams fitting new F1 engine parts for Canadian GP Ferrari has introduced a new turbocharger and MGU-H for the Canadian Grand Prix following the fast-tracking of its upgraded Formula 1 engine two race ago...
2019-06-08 00:45

5 Dead Endangered Right Whales Found In Canadian Waters Five critically endangered North Atlantic right whales have been found dead in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence this month, Canadian officials said Thursday....
2019-06-28 07:30

Renault F1's Ricciardo thinks he can beat Red Bulls in Canadian GP Renault's Daniel Ricciardo believes he can stay ahead of Red Bull Formula 1 drivers Pierre Gasly and Max Verstappen in the Canadian Grand Prix after qualifying fourth...
2019-06-09 16:15

Canadian oil industry dismayed as contentious energy bills become law Two pieces of legislation opposed by Canada's oil and gas industry that fulfill Liberal government promises to protect the environment will become law on Friday....
2019-06-21 21:00

Keegan Bradley leads by 1 after 1st round of Canadian Open Keegan Bradley had a 7-under 63 for a one-shot lead after the first round of the RBC Canadian Open on Thursday        ...
2019-06-07 07:45

Guilty verdict reached in Canadian couple slaying Jurors have found a Washington state man guilty in the 1987 killings of a Canadian couple. William Earl Talbott II was arrested last year in the deaths of Tanya Van Cuylenborg and her boyfriend Jay Cook. (June 28)       ...
2019-06-29 02:30

Keegan Bradley makes some big changes, opens with 63 at RBC Canadian Open Keegan Bradley, who recently began working with sports psychologist and put an old putter back in his golf bag, had a bogey-free Canadian Open round.        ...
2019-06-07 05:00

McIlroy moves into share of lead at Canadian Open Rory McIlroy shot a bogey-free 6-under 64 to move into a share of the lead after three rounds at the Canadian Open        ...
2019-06-09 02:15

2 Canadian women kidnapped at gunpoint in Ghana: reports Two Canadian women, ages 19 and 20, who were volunteering at a charity in Ghana were kidnapped at gunpoint Tuesday evening outside their apartment, reports say....
2019-06-07 00:30

Canadian artist fired after viral Trump cartoon A publishing company in New Brunswick, Canada, has terminated its contract with cartoonist Michael de Adder after a drawing he did of President Donald Trump standing over the bodies of two drowned migrants went viral on social media. The drawing, whi...
2019-06-30 20:30

Canadian man killed in Chilean tourist city Valparaiso A Canadian citizen was stabbed to death on Friday in the Chilean port of Valparaiso while he was strolling with his family in one of the city's hillside tourist areas, local media and police said....
2019-06-22 05:45

A Canadian who won a $5 million lottery jackpot says he's keeping his job as a janitor British Columbia Lottery Corporation Vito Halasan, 58, won $7 million CAD ($5 million USD) in a British Columbia Lottery drawing on April 27 and picked up his winnings earlier this month. He said he plans to keep his job as a janitor but might scale...
2019-05-31 00:45

At $15,900 Canadian, Could This 1994 BMW 525tds Estate Be The New Family Canuckster? Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe BMW 525tds presently lives in Vancouver BC, but accordingly to its ad it started life a Swiss Miss. It’s now old enough to come to the U.S., but at its price would be welcomed with open arms?...
2019-06-17 14:15

Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler becomes a Canadian citizen Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler says he had to wear a denim "Canadian tuxedo" and assured fans that Mounties are real in a social media post announcing his Canadian citizenship....
2019-07-10 19:15

Ferrari may seek review of Canadian stewards' decision Ferrari will not formally appeal the penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, the team said on Thursday, but could still seek a review of the decision by presenting fresh evidence....
2019-06-14 00:15

Washington man on trial in 1987 killing of Canadian couple SEATTLE (AP) — A man charged in the 1987 murders of a young Canadian couple is facing trial in Washington state this week, but the case won’t challenge the new investigative technique authorities used to link him to the crime. William Earl Talb...
2019-06-12 22:15

Henderson becomes most prolific Canadian winner on LPGA Tour Ontario's Brooke Henderson became the most prolific Canadian winner on the LPGA Tour when she pipped four players by one stroke at the Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Sunday....
2019-06-17 00:30

How the wave of U.S. restrictions will affect Canadian women sent there for abortions Exclusive data obtained by Global News shows that provinces are sending dozens of women to the U.S. for abortions. Experts say this points to deeper problems with access in Canada....
2019-05-28 17:15

Gibson to load 225,000 bpd of Canadian crude-by-rail by summer's end - CEO Canadian midstream company Gibson Energy is loading 60 unit trains per month at the Hardisty, Alberta, crude-by-rail terminal and that will go up to 90 trains per month by the end of the summer, Chief Executive Steve Spaulding said on Friday....
2019-05-25 02:45

Lewis Hamilton says Canadian GP decision was right after Vettel error • ‘He did block me, it’s the rules,’ says Mercedes driver• Vettel has until Thursday to decide whether to appealLewis Hamilton has said Sebastian Vettel knew what he was doing when he incurred the penalty that cost the Ferrari driver first place at t...
2019-06-11 05:15

Andrew Scheer wants to make sure CBC has enough ‘Canadian stories’ if elected PM Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says if he is elected prime minister in the fall, he'll want to make sure the CBC is telling enough Canadian stories....
2019-05-28 19:15

Gogo plans in-flight 5G for U.S. and Canadian aircraft in 2021 In addition to powering cellular communications on the ground, 5G will be used to provide faster in-flight data service to airplanes in 2021.Read More...
2019-05-30 02:45

ATP roundup: Canadian teen reaches semis in Stuttgart Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime saved a match point and went on to beat German qualifier Dustin Brown in three sets Friday to advance to the semifinals of the MercedesCup at Stuttgart, Germany....
2019-06-15 01:15

Gay and Once Divorced, a Canadian Rabbi Broadens Judaism’s Tent Rabbi Lisa Grushcow, a Rhodes scholar who leads a Montreal synagogue, has won over many skeptics. Even a local Orthodox rabbi said, “Rabbi Grushcow is my rabbi.”...
2019-07-13 02:15

Kidnapped Canadian women rescued by police in Ghana Two Canadian women who were abducted one week ago by gunmen outside a popular nightspot in Ghana have been rescued, the country's minister of information said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 18:30

China Arrests Another Canadian, Adding to Diplomatic Tensions The person was detained last week, Ottawa said, around the same time as 16 foreign students and teachers were held on drug charges elsewhere in China....
2019-07-14 16:00

SpaceX launches three radar satellites for Canadian government SpaceX on Wednesday morning launched three next-generation radar satellites for the Canadian government from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base. A two-stage Falcon 9 rocket launched the Radarsat Constellation Mission and the previously used first...
2019-06-12 18:15

Canadian gets to 9 years in prison in Nepal for abusing boys A Nepal court has sentenced a Canadian aid worker to 9 years in prison after he was convicted of sexually abusing 2 boys who were found at his home last year...
2019-07-09 07:15

2 Canadian women rescued from kidnappers in Ghana, officials say The two women were rescued early Wednesday in the south-central Ashanti region, Ghanaian government officials said. They did not provide any additional details....
2019-06-12 13:45

Ferrari request review of Canadian GP penalty decision Ferrari have asked for a review of the stewards' decision that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, a team spokesperson said on Monday....
2019-06-18 01:15

McCarthy: Mueller 'scorched the earth' to find crimes, FBI 'bent over backward' to avoid Clinton charges President Trump once again took aim at Hillary Clinton, arguing that the Mueller probe was far different than the FBI investigation of the former secretary of state's private email server. ...
2019-06-19 19:30

NASA's $200M space telescope finds alien planet almost the size of Earth, smallest discovered NASA said its new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite space telescope has discovered its smallest exoplanet so far, an alien world that's roughly 80 percent the size of Earth and could help "unlock" secrets of how the Blue Planet became habitable....
2019-07-01 18:15

Earth's oceans could rise over 6 feet by 2100 as polar ice melts, swamping coastal cities such as NYC Portions of many U.S. coastal cities could be lost to the sea by the end of the century because of global warming, a study says.        ...
2019-05-21 15:30

46 people hospitalized after carbon monoxide exposure at Canadian hotel A hotel in the Canadian city of Winnipeg was evacuated and 46 people were hospitalized Tuesday due to high levels of carbon monoxide exposure.       ...
2019-07-10 02:45

Padres promote Canadian prospect Naylor, to debut in Toronto TORONTO (AP) — Canadian slugging prospect Josh Naylor has been called up for his major league debut by the San Diego Padres during a rare interleague series at Toronto. Naylor is from Mississauga, Ontario, about an hour away from Toronto. He was prom...
2019-05-25 03:30

Former Canadian ministers who clashed with Trudeau to make political announcements Two former cabinet ministers who accused people close to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of interfering in a corporate corruption case and were later ejected from the ruling Liberal Party will make announcements about their political futures on Monday....
2019-05-25 02:45

Canadian citizen detained in China as row continues over Huawei chief Beijing arrests Canadian citizen on drug-related charges amid diplomatic crisis, following detention of Meng WanzhouA Canadian citizen detained in China is being held on drug-related offences, Beijing said Monday, at a time of tense relations between...
2019-07-15 21:15

UPDATE 1-Gibson to load 225,000 bpd of Canadian crude-by-rail by summer's end - CEO Canadian midstream company Gibson Energy is loading 60 unit trains per month at the Hardisty, Alberta, crude-by-rail terminal and that will rise to 90 trains per month by the end of the summer, Chief Executive Steve Spaulding said on Friday....
2019-05-25 02:45

Young Canadian golfers from Quebec, B.C. looking to learn at U.S. Women’s Open “I think, overall, it's going to be a really cool experience playing alongside everyone and seeing how my game stacks up to everyone else," B.C. golfer Megan Osland said....
2019-05-30 22:30

Simulator training remains ‘possible option’ for Canadian Boeing MAX pilots Simulator training remains a "possible option" for Canadian Boeing 737 MAX pilots, but it is too early to say whether it would be mandatory, a Transport Canada official said on Thursday night after the meeting in Fort Worth....
2019-05-24 06:30

This One Weird Trick To Defeat Stefanos Tsitsipas: Be An 18-Year-Old Canadian Stefanos Tsitsipas, tennis’s vlog prince, has done plenty to be proud of in the last year, with wins over Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer on hard court, a victory over Rafael Nadal on clay, and a current No. 6 ranking in the world. The breakout is n...
2019-06-22 01:15

Snedeker's 10-under 60 ties tourney record at Canadian Open Brandt Snedeker ties the RBC Canadian Open record with a 10-under 60 as an early starter, one stroke behind co-leaders Matt Kuchar and Scott Brown        ...
2019-06-08 17:15

Brandt Snedeker makes history with second-round 60 at RBC Canadian Open Brandt Snedeker, who shot a 60 at RBC Canadian Open on Friday, is first player since 1983 to record at least one round of 59, 60 and 61 on PGA Tour.        ...
2019-06-08 00:15

Vettel puts Ferrari on pole at Canadian Grand Prix Sebastian Vettel put Ferrari on pole at the Canadian Grand Prix for the second consecutive year on Saturday, snatching top spot from Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton at the death with a breath-taking lap....
2019-06-09 02:01

China detains another Canadian citizen amid diplomatic tension A Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Canada's government has said. It comes amid a period of tense diplomatic relations between the two countries after the arrest last year of a Hauwei executive in Vancouver....
2019-07-14 04:30

Canadian economy up a measly 0.4% in Q1, but March data show promise The last three months of 2018 and first three months of 2019 were the weakest six-month stretch since 2015. But economists see signs of a pick-up in March....
2019-05-31 21:15

A Tale of Murder, Revenge and a Canadian Immigrant Dream Gone Wrong Vancouver is riveted by the murder trial of a Chinese immigrant, accused of killing his wealthy relative. The story pulls together many strands of recent changes in the city....
2019-06-01 18:30

Canadian inquiry calls deaths of indigenous women 'genocide' The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women concluded in a report on Monday....
2019-06-03 20:30

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines to return Canadian trash SUBIC, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine official says a cargo ship has arrived in a northern port to pick up and return 69 containers of Canadian garbage which the government in Manila says was shipped illegally to the Philippines years ago. Administr...
2019-05-30 15:30

Despite tighter rules, unwanted Canadian trash still is showing up overseas Malaysia this week is demanding Canada pay to take back a shipping container filled with plastic grocery bags and packaging the Malaysian government says is too contaminated to be recycled....
2019-05-30 03:15