Konnor Walsh

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Fermi Sees Gamma Rays from Far Side Solar Flares

Battle for Aleppo: Civilian casualties mount

A barrel bomb killed a family of six in rebel-held eastern Aleppo early on Sunday and rebel shelling took the lives of eight children at a school in the west, as one of the heaviest government bombardments of Syria's civil war continues.<p>Two medics said the al-Baytounji family suffocated to death …

Italy earthquake: 6.6-magnitude tremor rocks nation's center

<b>(CNN) —</b> A powerful 6.6-magnitude earthquake rocked central Italy on Sunday morning, injuring at least 20 people, in the strongest tremor to hit the country in more than three decades.<p>The earthquake follows tremors last week and comes on the heels of a devastating quake in August, which killed …

Hurricane Matthew’s Aftermath in Haiti : Natural Hazards

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Record flooding in North Carolina after Hurricane Matthew

<b>Heavy flooding has occurred in North Carolina after Hurricane Matthew dumped more than a foot (30cm) of rain into parts of the state.</b><p>The hurricane and its aftermath have been blamed for at least 35 deaths in the the US so far, at least 17 in the state.<p>Governor Pat McCrory warns there will still be …

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Volcano in southern Japan erupts; no injuries

TOKYO (AP) — Mount Aso in southern Japan sent huge plumes of gray smoke as high as 11 kilometers (6.8 miles) into the air on Saturday in one of the …

NASA's 3D View Shows Hurricane Matthew's Intensity

Aid supplies reach Haiti, as death toll soars to nearly 900

The trail of destruction wreaked by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti is seen clearly from the air.<p>It ravaged the country’s poor and densely populated southern coast, leaving nearly 900 people dead and thousands homeless.<p>In the town of Jeremie urgent aid has begun to arrive, and the full-scale of its …

Natural Disasters

Japan: Mount Aso volcano belches out 11,000-meter ash cloud

<b>(CNN) —</b> The largest active volcano in Japan has erupted, sending a column of smoke and ash more than 11,000 meters (nearly 7 miles) into the air, the Japan Meteorological Agency reported early Saturday.<p>Mount Aso, which stands 1,592 meters (a little over 5,200 feet) tall, is in Kumamoto Prefecture …

The Eye of Hurricane Matthew: Satellite Sees Storm's Heat from Space

With Hurricane Matthew battering the southeastern United States, a fleet of Earth-watching weather satellites is tracking the storm from space, …

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How the new housing rules affect your purchasing power

How much home can you afford?<p>Possibly less under new rules unveiled Monday by the federal Liberal government.<p>Starting Oct. 17, all insured new homebuyers must "stress test" their ability to carry their mortgage payments at whichever is greater: the negotiated rate in their mortgage contract or the …

NASA sees Tropical Storm Aere drifting in the South China Sea

Tropical Storm Aere was drifting in the South China Sea, just south of Hong Kong, as NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead.<p>As a result of the …

Finland jets monitor Russian fighters on border flights

<b>Finland's Defence Ministry says it has scrambled jets twice in the past 24 hours to monitor suspected airspace violations by Russian fighters.</b><p>A Russian Su-27 fighter was detected in the Gulf of Finland south of Porvoo late on Thursday, the ministry said.<p>Another Russian Su-27 was detected on a …

Hurricane Matthew batters Florida’s northeast coast; four deaths linked to storm

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — Hurricane Matthew churned along Florida’s Atlantic Coast on Friday, its center remaining just offshore as the storm battered the state with punishing rain, beach-swallowing sea surges and destructive wind gusts topping 100 mph.<p>By late Friday afternoon, the strongest hurricane …

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Scientists investigate discovery of fumaroles atop Mount Meager, a dormant volcano near Pemberton

Scientists are investigating the “new and interesting” discovery of a fumarole field atop Mount Meager, a dormant volcano near Pemberton that is …

Washington State

How do we classify the stars in the Universe?

The same way a forgotten woman astronomer — Annie Jump Cannon — first did over 100 years ago!<p><i>“Teaching man his relatively small sphere in the</i> …

Machine Learning

Hurricane Matthew leaves 11 dead on path toward U.S.

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people was underway Wednesday in Florida and South Carolina as Hurricane Matthew roared closer to the U.S. after leaving 16 people dead and carving a path of destruction across Haiti.<p>The impending weather prompted Florida Gov. Rick Scott to …

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Evacuations in Guantanamo, Haiti as fierce Hurricane Matthew looms

LES CAYES, Haiti/KINGSTON (Reuters) - Haiti and Jamaica urged residents in vulnerable coastal areas to evacuate and Cuba suspended flights on Sunday as bands of rain from Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to menace Caribbean nations since 2007, drenched the Jamaican capital.<p>Matthew’s …

Hurricane Matthew just became a Category-5 storm

According to The U.S. National Hurricane Center, Matthew is now the most powerful hurricane in the Atlantic since Hurricane Felix in 2007.<p>Jamaica began preparing for the storm, which its effects may be felt beginning Saturday, and activated its National Emergency Operations Center, the AP report …

Australia Is Drifting So Fast GPS Can't Keep Up

A significant correction must be made by the end of the year for navigation technology to keep working smoothly.<p>Australia is not quite where you think it is. The continent has shifted by 4.9 feet since the last adjustment was made to GPS coordinates in 1994, reports the <i>New York Times</i>.<p>All of the …

Geography

Camp Century – part of Project Iceworm – is an underground cold war network that was thought to have been buried forever<p>A top-secret US military project from the cold war and the toxic waste it conceals, thought to have been buried forever beneath the Greenland icecap, are likely to be uncovered by …

Global Warming

How Big An Impact Will A Rate Hike Have On Oil Prices? | OilPrice.com

Oil prices could be facing a significant jolt after Federal Chair Janet Yellen, in her annual speech at the Jackson Hole economic symposium in …

Diversified Portfolio - Can You Expect Your Money To Double In 10 Years?

<b>Diversified Portfolio – Can You Expect Your Money To Double In 10 Years? by Luke F. Delorme, Director of Financial Planning, American Investment</b> …

South Korea threatens to reduce Pyongyang to 'ashes'

The Seoul government has developed a plan to obliterate the North Korean capital, according to a media report. South Korea said it would destroy all …

Incredible Photos Capture The World's Biggest Cities From Space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have captured photos of the planet's major cities from space and they're absolutely awe-inspiring.

Elon Musk says astronauts would have been safe in the blast

Had there been astronauts aboard the SpaceX rocket that exploded on Thursday, they would have been just fine, says CEO Elon Musk.<p>That's because the Dragon space capsule, which SpaceX plans to use for manned flights as soon as next year, has eight escape rockets built into its walls designed to lift …

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Turn any hard drive into networked storage with Raspberry Pi

Networked hard drives are super convenient. You can access files no matter what computer you're on -- and even remotely.<p>But they're expensive. Unless you use the Raspberry Pi.<p>If you happen to have a few of hard drives laying around you can put them to good use with a Raspberry Pi by creating your …

Raspberry Pi

The Nearest Stars to Earth (Infographic)

The nearest stars to Earth are in the Alpha Centauri triple-star system, about 4.37 light-years away. One of these stars, Proxima Centauri, is …

How a 1967 Solar Storm Nearly Led to Nuclear War

A powerful solar storm nearly heated the Cold War up catastrophically a half century ago, a new study suggests.<p>The U.S. Air Force began preparing for …