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Hurricane Florence likely to track over South Carolina, Cause Rain in Triad

You may have heard about Hurricane Florence , the storm careering towards the USA east coast prompting warnings of an impending disaster. While Washington DC, ...


World's oldest drawing found in cave looks like a hashtag

This has shifted our thinking about when human ancestors started drawing. The earliest known engraving, a zig-zag pattern, was discovered 540,000 years ago in...


'Don't play games with it': Florence takes aim at Carolinas

Most other beachgoers were long gone. Byard said FEMA expected power outages, infrastructure damage and potential loss of life. "When that last ferry pulls ...


Wind, solar farms could bring rains to Sahara Desert

Compared to power generation involving fossil fuels, wind and solar technology's effect on the region's climate would have minimal effect on global temperatures...


Hurricane Florence: North Carolina Governor sends STARK WARNING to residents

Hurricane Florence is closing in on the East Coast, ready to deliver what the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is calling "a Mike Tyson punch" starti...


Hurricane Florence Is a 'No-Kidding Nightmare' in These New Astronaut Photos

More than 1 million people have been ordered to evacuate the coastlines of the Carolinas and Virginia. Duke Energy, the nation's No. 2 power company, said Fl...


Hurricane Florence's uncertain track sows fear; 10 million in crosshairs

The governor of Georgia has declared a state of emergency after forecasts showed Hurricane Florence possibly taking a south-west turn. 'I can't emphasise en...


Incredible video shows plane flying into eye of Hurricane Florence

Large and risky, Hurricane Florence is drawing closer to the coast of the Carolinas, where it threatens to become the most intense storm to strike the reg...


Stunning space photos show 'nightmare' Hurricane Florence swirling over the Atlantic

That's because, on the ground, the storm has brought mayhem. "The earliest reasonable time that tropical-storm-force winds will reach the coast of the Carolin...


'GET OUT OF ITS WAY!': 'Monster' Hurricane Florence aims to drench Carolinas

National Hurricane Center for portions of SC and North Carolina due to Hurricane Florence , according to the agency's 5 p.m. update on September 11, 2018. F...


Georgia governor declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Florence

Cooper, the governor of neighboring North Carolina, ordered an evacuation of the Outer Banks, barrier islands that are a popular tourist destination, and part...


Space Station's view of Hurricane Florence looks eerily apocalyptic

Gerst and American astronaut Ricky Arnold captured the Category 4 storm and its swirling eye up close in images posted to Twitter this morning, emphasizing its...


How scientists track Hurricane Florence with a 'forecast cone'

Evacuations began Monday in coastal Carolina regions as landfall still looks likely near the state line between North Carolina and SC. The governors of No...


Hurricane Florence threatens millions on US East Coast

Johns Hopkins University is monitoring the progress of Hurricane Florence , the massive Category 4 storm barreling toward the U.S. East Coast with winds in exc...


Artificial intelligence has discovered 72 "signal aliens"

While most fast radio bursts are one-offs, the source here, FRB 121102 , is unique in emitting repeated bursts. Theories explaining their origin include that...


North Carolina Issues First-of-Kind State Evacuation Order Due to Hurricane

NASA also released an intriguing infrared look from its Aqua satellite on Tuesday, showing Hurricane Florence likely going through a process called "eyewal...


'Monster' Hurricane Florence takes aim at U.S. Southeast

That, folks, is extremely life-threatening". CBS News correspondent David Begnaud reported that lanes, at noon, will be reversed on four of the largest roads le...


Hurricane Florence to strengthen as more than a million flee

Forecasters said parts of North Carolina could get 20 inches (50 centimeters) of rain, if not more , with as much as 10 inches (25 centimeters) elsewhere i...


Boom on way to corral Pacific Ocean’s plastic trash

After completion of the trails, the 600-meter long device will travel the remaining 1000 nautical miles to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. - The prototype tech...


Hurricane Florence seen from space is a churning monster

Expected to gather force later Tuesday, Florence may cause "life-threatening" storm surge in coastal parts of North and SC, the National Hurricane Center ...