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Greek spiders spin giant web over shore

The area has been identified as the town of Aitoliko in western Greece by media reports, with the phenomenon attributed to mating spiders . Footage taken by local Giannis Giannakopoulos shows the web completely cloaking trees, bushes and shrubberies near a lagoon. [Full Article...]

Nissan Turned Navara Pickup Into Mobile Observatory

Nissan Turned Navara Pickup Into Mobile Observatory Built is partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA), this is a mobile astronomical laboratory for the stars observation. The Dark Sky Concept supports this and similar projects by helping astronomers conduct Earth-based observations of the Universe from hard-to-reach off-road locations. [Full Article...]

Spider Sex Party Covers Greek Beach in 1000-Foot-Long Web

They are often known as stretch spiders , as they have elongated bodies - and in another worrying development for those who fear spiders - Tetragnatha extensa are small enough and light enough to be able to run across water faster than they can move on land. [Full Article...]

Japan billionaire is SpaceX's first Moon flight customer

Japan billionaire is SpaceX's first Moon flight customer Last week, SpaceX posted on Twitter that it "has signed the world's first private passenger to fly around the moon aboard our ( Big Falcon Rocket ) - an important step toward enabling access for everyday people who dream of traveling into space". [Full Article...]

'We will be 100 percent' with storm victims

'We will be 100 percent' with storm victims Sanderson Farms does not believe the loss of housing capacity will affect its ongoing operations, as it can shorten layouts and take other temporary measures to compensate for these losses. Joseph DiGenova, a lawyer who came close to representing President Trump, said Tuesday night that Blasey Ford wants to delay her appearance before the Senate because she's a "loon". [Full Article...]

New telescope NASA TESS opened its first exoplanet

New telescope NASA TESS opened its first exoplanet The latest image is the product of a 30-minute exposure using all four of TESS's cameras. TESS has given light images before but with only one camera in its testing phase. The northern sky will get its check-up during the second year. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS ) took this snapshot of the Large Magellanic Cloud (right) and the bright star R Doradus (left) with just a si... [Full Article...]

Trump Visits Hurricane-Ravaged North Carolina

Trump Visits Hurricane-Ravaged North Carolina Trump then spoke to those who lost loved ones in the tragedy. Preliminary estimates say the storm did $22 billion in damage across the region, which would put Florence among the top 10 costliest storms in USA history. "America grieves with you and our hearts break for you". It was observed that the event felt more like a campaign rally than a sympathy tour. The president, who a year ago visi... [Full Article...]

1.7 million chickens drown as North Carolina rivers swollen by Florence

1.7 million chickens drown as North Carolina rivers swollen by Florence Authorities say two female inmates being transported to a mental health facility in SC drowned in rising flood waters after the van they were in was swept away. That has hampered efforts to restore power, clear roads and allow residents to homes. Sixteen rivers in the state have reached major flood stages, with three more expected to peak in the next two days, he said. [Full Article...]

SpaceX name FIRST PERSON it will take around the Moon

SpaceX name FIRST PERSON it will take around the Moon Maezawa revealed that he has purchased all seats on the first crewed flight of SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket - a new launch system that's being created to colonize Mars . SpaceX said past year that it planned to send two private citizens around the moon in a Dragon crew capsule to be launched by a Falcon Heavy rocket. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk Statement On Taking Tesla Private Being Probed

Elon Musk Statement On Taking Tesla Private Being Probed Nearly a week later, Musk said the basis for his statement was conversations with Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, which first expressed interest in helping take the company private in early 2017. CNN has reached out for comment to the USA attorney's office in San Francisco , which is leading the probe, according to the Bloomberg report . [Full Article...]

Carolinas brace for days of floods after Florence's deluge

Carolinas brace for days of floods after Florence's deluge The 55-year-old Jordan still has family and friends in coastal North Carolina. Authorities in Virginia said one person was dead after an apparent tornado. "The floodwaters were rising so I figured I better get out of there", he said. Incredible footage shows the moment rescuers freed six dogs locked up in an outdoor cage in North Carolina during Hurricane Florence, as the water level began rap... [Full Article...]

Floodwaters rise as killer storm stalks southeastern US

Floodwaters rise as killer storm stalks southeastern US He said 23 truckloads made it into Wilmington this morning. "We're still struggling to get access to all areas of those counties", Trogdon said. The largest amount so far was in Elizabethtown, which has received 35.93 inches (0.91 meters). [Full Article...]

Japanese billionaire businessman is SpaceX's Moon tourist

Japanese billionaire businessman is SpaceX's Moon tourist Maezawa is chief executive of Japan's largest online fashion mall, and is the 18th richest person in Japan with a fortune of $3 billion, according to the business magazine Forbes. SpaceX plans a lunar orbit mission. The Apollo 13 planned moon landing was diverted due to an explosion on the spacecraft, and the three crew members were forced to instead fly by their intended target and return home. [Full Article...]

SpaceX set to identify first paying passenger for trip aroound the moon

SpaceX set to identify first paying passenger for trip aroound the moon And earlier this month, a video of Musk smoking marijuana and drinking whiskey on a popular podcast circulated on social media. His tweet of a Japanese flag emoji, fueled speculation that the mystery passenger is a Japanese businessperson. [Full Article...]

Florence disaster declared in North Carolina as flooding threat grows

Florence disaster declared in North Carolina as flooding threat grows New Bern spokeswoman Colleen Roberts said 455 people in all were rescued in the town of 30,000 residents without any serious injuries or deaths. Another 78-year-old man was found dead at his home. A nuclear power plant in Brunswick, NC, shut down operations Friday. More than two feet of rain had fallen in places, and the drenching went on and on, with forecasters saying there could be ... [Full Article...]

NASA blasts off space laser satellite to track ice loss

NASA blasts off space laser satellite to track ice loss With more than a century of combined heritage, United Launch Alliance is the nation's most experienced and reliable launch service provider. The weather forecast was 100 per cent favourable for the 40-minute launch window opening at 8.46am yesterday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. [Full Article...]

Facing hurricane floodwaters, USA town takes lessons

Facing hurricane floodwaters, USA town takes lessons Record flooding recorded in several areas. "BREAKING. We've observed a one-minute period of sunshine at the NWS Raleigh office", the NWS said on Twitter . The port town of Wilmington woke Friday to the noise of exploding electric transformers with powerful gusts tossing highway signals as well as other particles along with water in virtually all directions, based on an AFP reporter at the sit... [Full Article...]

Millions face Florence floods after 'epic' rainfall in Carolinas

In Swansboro, North Carolina, almost 34 inches of rain had fallen by Sunday afternoon and 20 other places in North Carolina had at least 20 inches, according to the National Weather Service . state of North Carolina have warned residents that flooding could get worse. Five people were arrested for breaking into a Dollar General Store, said the police department in Wilmington , which has impose... [Full Article...]

‘Worst is yet to come’ as Florence continues to flood Carolinas

Another, odder and more risky aviation problem: Officials begged the public to stop flying drones, which they said threatened rescue flights by the North Carolina National Guard as well as 10 other states that lent military helicopters for emergency service. [Full Article...]

Tropical storm Florence dumps metres of rain on Carolinas

Tropical storm Florence dumps metres of rain on Carolinas Volunteers from all over North Carolina help rescue residents and their pets from their flooded homes during Hurricane Florence September 14, 2018 in New Bern, United States. Another individual's death was reported Friday in coastal Pender County though few details are known. The storm's death toll climbed to 15 when a pickup truck ran off Interstate 20 in SC and struck an overpass support, ki... [Full Article...]


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