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Over 20 dead in U.S. polar vortex, frostbite amputations feared

3 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Over 20 dead in U.S. polar vortex, frostbite amputations feared
(Reuters) – Tens of millions of Americans braved Arctic-like temperatures on Thursday as low as minus 56 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 49 Celsius) that paralyzed the U.S. Midwest and were blamed for at least 21 deaths. Warmer-than-normal weather was on the way, but that offered little comfort to vulnerable populations such as the homeless and elderly Read More

U.S. polar vortex nears end, blamed for 21 deaths

3 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on U.S. polar vortex nears end, blamed for 21 deaths
(Reuters) – Tens of millions of Americans braved Arctic-like temperatures on Thursday as low as minus 56 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 49 Celsius) that paralyzed the U.S. Midwest and were blamed for at least 21 deaths. Warmer-than-normal weather was on the way, but that offered little comfort to vulnerable populations such as the homeless and elderly Read More

Russian warships escort 2 US destroyers in Baltic Sea

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Two US destroyers that have entered the Baltic Sea are being shadowed by a pair of Russian warships, the Russian military has announced. “The forces of the Baltic Fleet took Gravely and Porter, the destroyers of the US Navy that entered the southern part of the Baltic Sea, under escort. Russian Navy corvettes Boiky and Read More

Apophis asteroid could strike Earth in 2068, warn Russian scientists

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The ominously-named Apophis asteroid could have hundreds of opportunities to hit the Earth over the course of the next century, Russian scientists have warned. Named after the Ancient Egyptian god of evil, darkness and destruction, Apophis 99942 is expected to come within 37,600km (23,363 miles) of the Earth, just a tenth of the distance between Read More

Tesla sued for passenger death due to defective battery

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(Reuters) – Chicago law firm Corboy & Demetrio said on Tuesday it filed a lawsuit against electric carmaker Tesla Inc alleging that its 2014 Model S sedan had a defective battery pack that caused the death of an 18-year old passenger in an accident last year. The logo is seen on a new all-wheel-drive version Read More

Hubble captures awe-inspiring PHOTO of Triangulum galaxy that spans 19,400 light-years

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As the holiday season draws to a close, the Hubble telescope has provided one truly massive parting gift: an immensely detailed photo of one of our galactic neighbors that spans 19,400 light-years across. The massive mosaic image of the Triangulum galaxy (M33) was released on January 7 and shows one of dozens of our celestial Read More