North Atlantic

Pope recognizes illicitly ordained Chinese bishops

Vatican City, Sep 22, 2018 / 06:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After the signing Saturday of a provisional Vatican-China deal on the nomination of bishops, …

Pope Francis

Climate Change Comes Home To Roost In North Carolina

Breached swine lagoons. Overflowing coal waste ponds. Sewage in the streets. The hellish aftermath of climate-fueled Hurricane Florence.<p>FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Florence’s rain came down in sheets ― unrelenting, and for days on end.<p>The water inundated homes, many still boarded up from Hurricane Matthew …

Floods

Long before the Titanic, another tragedy in ‘Ice Alley’ helped change Atlantic crossings

By Brian Murphy<p>Brian Murphy<p>Reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The Titanic tragedy in 1912 left one enduring legacy: the creation of a group monitoring sea ice in the North Atlantic.<p>The International Ice Patrol will soon issue its 2018 report tracking the frozen flotilla of bergs and smaller bits — some known …

Le Havre

Special report: How Iceland holds secrets of success for fishing after Brexit

In the briny deep of the North Atlantic, millions of fish squirm in the dark as they are raised to the surface by nets as wide as football fields.<p>As the wind rages around them, Iceland’s fishermen examine their catch. It is set to be another record year, thanks to the quota limits on haddock and …

Iceland

Tropical Storm Kirk - North Atlantic

Updated: 10am EST Sat Sep 22 2018 <b><br>Wind:</b> 40 MPH | <b>Location:</b> 8.3N 23.6W | <b>Movement:</b> W<br>More Information:<br>Tracking Map<br>Public …

Tropical Storms

The Iceland Expedition That Went Terribly Wrong

Photo: Taylor Rees<p>Adventure filmmakers Taylor Rees and Renan Ozturk thought it would be a mellow working vacation: they’d capture footage of four young Brits as they traversed 250 miles of Iceland’s fissured terrain, starting in December. Aspiring explorers Charlie Smith, Stefan Rijnbeek, Angus …

Rock Gardens

Flashback: The Tamar Rescue Mission

New York Air National Guard Airmen from the 103rd Rescue Squadron jumped from an HC-130 search and rescue plane of the 102nd Rescue Squadron 1,300 …

Coast Guard

The Ruminations of a Booster

WE HAVE RECENTLY entered the age of comic art canonization. The teaching of college courses on comics, from small seminars to large lecture courses, …

Books

Remarks by the Vice President and European Council President Tusk

The European Union Council<br>Brussels, Belgium<p>PRESIDENT TUSK: Mr. Vice President, dear friends, let me first of all thank you for this meeting. We all …

European Union

A Reconstruction of Global Hydroclimate and Dynamical Variables over the Common Era [STUB]

A Reconstruction of Global Hydroclimate and Dynamical Variables over the Common Era [STUB]<p>External Online Source:<p>Author and Affiliation:<p>Steiger, …

Space Travel

‘Mental illness swam in my genes’: why I was born to be a psychiatrist

My family were wonderful people; they were brilliant, funny, eccentric. I wanted to know what had happened to them<p>My father asked me if he should hang himself from the tree branch. I realised then what it meant to be crazy<p>Edward Hallowell was conceived thanks to an administrative error and his …

Lifestyle (UK)

A Guide to the Faraway Faroe Islands

The Faroes are no longer forgotten. The isolated archipelago popped up all over travel lists and social media feeds in the last several years. …

Travel

Dumpster Debacle Distracts From Serious Spike in Whale Deaths

This week, a video of a failed attempt to put a dead, 4,000-pound whale into a tiny dumpster made the rounds on the internet, garnering chuckles and …

New Hampshire

Seadrill Group On The Roll Again, Or Is It?

Image: The West Hercules - Marine Traffic<p>Investment Thesis<p>Seadrill Ltd. (SDRL), Seadrill Partners LLC (SDLP), and North Atlantic Drilling …

SDLP

For the want of Emma: What if the Vikings had won the Battle of Stamford Bridge?

<i>By Ian Stuart Sharpe</i><p><i>For want of a nail, the shoe was lost;</i> <i><br>For want of the shoe, the horse was lost;</i> <i><br>For want of the horse, the rider was lost;</i> <i><br>For want</i> …

North Sea

A Broad View of Flooding in the Carolinas

Hurricane Florence<p>In September 2018, the potent storm formed in the North Atlantic and made an historic and deadly landfall in the southeastern …

United States

The Best and Worst Menu Items at Culver’s

Culver’s is the Midwestern fast food gem that appeals to both of your savory and sweet taste buds. The family favorite offers both classic American …

Carbohydrates

The secret history of Hope the blue whale has finally been revealed

In 1934 Hope's skeleton was hung in the Museum's mammals gallery<p>© The Trustees of the Natural History Museum, London<p>But cutting-edge science is now …

Natural History Museum

ACL Christens New Con/Ro 'Atlantic Star'

On Friday, Atlantic Container Line (ACL) christened its new G4 vessel, the ATLANTIC STAR, at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s Dundalk …

Container Ships

The world's biggest garbage patch is growing. How can we clean it up?

The ocean is full of trash.<p>Whether it’s on the coast, near the coast, in the open ocean, or on the seafloor, evidence of humanity’s impact on the …

Seafloor

NEWS: U.S. defence investments in Greenland infrastructure would keep NATO in, China out and Russia at bay

KEVIN MCGWIN Politically, Greenland has cast its lot with the West. But, when it comes to commercial opportunities, it is more open. China, …

Northern Canada

Friday 8 AM:A Look At The Tropics: Disturbances 1, 2, 3, & 4

Just Now<p><b>Miami, Fla. (970 WFLA)</b>-For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:<p>1. Showers and thunderstorms associated with a tropical …

Tropical Cyclones

Could a piece of Florence's moisture develop tropically, head toward East Coast next week?

Even though Florence has been completely sheared apart by strong winds over the North Atlantic, some of the leftover showers and thunderstorms may …

Thunderstorms

Commentary: No, Donald Trump didn’t cause or worsen Hurricane Florence — here’s the proof

Accompanying every hurricane are numerous stories in mainstream media outlets suggesting disaster could have been averted had American elected officials done more to stop global warming, which left-wing pundits continue to insist is almost entirely being caused by humans’ carbon dioxide (CO2) …

Tropical Cyclones

Hear Me Out: Easy Bake Oven Quiche Is Not Bad

Big Quiche, Little Quiche.<p><i>Over Easy</i> <i>is a weekly food column by a 20-something woman who can barely cook an egg and just wants to learn how to throw</i> …

Baking

The Grub Street Guide to Affordable Sushi in New York

Sushi: It doesn’t have to burn a hole in your wallet.<p>For most New Yorkers, eating good sushi means answering a simple question: Do I want to pay my …

Sushi

Roarke's Wisdom: The Defense of Blythecairne

Overview<p>Roarke's Wisdom: The Defense of Blythecairne by Robert Tompkins<p>Hagenspan was a mythic land that once existed in our own world--nearest …

Barnes & Noble

UK storm names 2018/19 – from Florence and Hector to Brian to Fionn, why are storms given names and who decides?

FROM Fionn and Emma to Aileen and Hector... Brits are becoming accustomed to UK storms being given names like they are in the US.<p>As Tropical Storm …

Weather (UK)

Image: São Miguel

The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the largest island of the Azores: São Miguel. Resting at the intersection of the Eurasian, African …

Hot Springs

Off Nova Scotia, a bid to 'unravel the mystery' of great white sharks

LUNENBURG, N.S. — Not far off Nova Scotia's rough-hewn shoreline, scientists on board an aging crab boat lay in wait for one of the marine world's …

Halifax