The ultimate affordable boy racer. At a blaring 8400 rpm, the Acura Integra Type R's pistons are pedaling at about 80 feet per second—much higher than the commonly accepted threshold of 67 feet per second.
Nearly 12,000 lightning strikes were reported throughout California on Monday, some of which sparked 61 new fires. The lightning caused many new fires across Northern California, including 33 in the region's
Christian radio host: Ebola could end “atheism, homosexuality, sexual promiscuity, pornography and abortion”
Rick Wiles (Screenshot from TruNews) The radical “Trunews” host has terrible theories about the Ebola virus August 7, 2014 8:25pm (UTC) Rick Wiles, host of "Trunews" and fervent end of the world predictor,
A fashion dream gleans an unexpected use. Update, 12/11: Your dream of owning the largest closet in America can now officially come true: Theresa Roemer's home (fully equipped with the now infamous three
Scientists in Argentina may have just the answer to combat global warming. With cows being responsible for up to 25 percent of the methane gas released in the US each year, a group of scientists at Argentina's
A man wearing a face mask walks through the Lujiazui financial district of Pudong on a hazy day in Shanghai, March 10, 2014. REUTERS/Aly Song BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Thursday passed amendments to
Solar energy will replace coal as a notorious Nevada power plant is shuttered. When Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway acquired Nevada’s biggest utility in 2013, it also picked up Reid Gardner, a 557-megawatt
(Sergey Yechikov/Shutterstock) Welcome to the new reality of extreme droughts May 6, 2014 4:10pm (UTC) As three years of ongoing drought take their toll, Wichita Falls, Texas, is on the verge of becoming
(Screenshot, Andy Jacobson, CIRES/NOAA) We’re dumping greenhouse gases into the atmosphere at a dizzying pace May 6, 2014 2:45pm (UTC) Last May, the world hit a major milestone when levels of atmospheric
Religious leaders should pull their money out of investments in fossil fuel companies and encourage their followers to do the same, according to the UN's climate chief. Christiana Figueres, who is speaking
The first statistical analysis of the world's glacier distribution offers insight into melting ice. There are, at the moment, nearly 200,000 glaciers on Earth. They have a volume of nearly 106,000 miles
Environment / Updated May 12, 2014, 4:02 PM GMT Two teams of scientists say the long-feared collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet has begun, kicking off what they say will be a centuries-long, "unstoppable"
Two separate studies released this week are announcing a bleak future for the West Antarctic Ice Sheet — and an accompanying sea-level rise across the globe. Both groups of researchers conclude that global
Beijing officials have struggled to clean up the oppressively polluted capital city’s air by limiting cars, curbing production in nearby provinces, and promising tough new quotas and fines for offenders.
The unstoppable collapsing of West Antarctic glaciers could greatly impact New York, New Orleans, Miami and more May 14, 2014 6:00pm (UTC) Two papers warning of the unstoppable collapse of the West Antarctic
Clear skies above but water below, a woman on a moped navigates a flooded street corner on Miami Beach, an all-too-familiar sign for residents of this iconic peninsula where the ocean seems more likely
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Farmers Insurance is asking the communities to return flood claims from the spring of 2013, which caused at least $218 million in losses. The towns should have done more to fortify their sewers and stormwater