Why the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent Is the ICBM America Needs: the reason why many believe the now arriving Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent to save our country during a major global conflict is long overdue.
Earthquakes Today: list and maps of the 20 largest earthquakes during the past 24 hours...mag. 4.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 65 km southeast of Crucecita, Mexico, on 2021-06-30 04:53:45 (Hora de México) - 4 hours ago
'This Is the Climate Emergency': Dozens of Sudden Deaths Reported as Canada Heat Hits Record 121°F: "This is not the new normal. Normal is going to keep changing until we stop emitting greenhouse gas emissions."
Evacuation orders, alerts issued for B.C. communities because of spreading fires: The McKay Creek fire north of Lillooet has grown to about 50 square Km while the The Sparks Lake fire north of Kamloops has been mapped at 23 square Km.
267 million people worldwide at risk from sea-level rise: by the year 2100 the number could increase to 410 million people, with the majority of this land found in the tropics...(I'll bet the real number threatened is much, much higher)
US Clears F-16 Sale to Philippines as South China Sea Tensions Brew: Whether Manila can afford them is another question... 12 F-16 Block 70/72 fighter jets, along with Sidewinder air-to-air and Harpoon anti-ship missiles.
COVID-19 And Lingering Neurological Problems: researchers say eight out of 10 people hospitalized with COVID-19 develop neurological problems.
Venomous spitting cobra on the loose in North Carolina neighborhood: According to the African Snakebite Institute, spitting cobras can "bite people and prey, and venom is easily injected."
Alaska Just Had an ‘Ice Quake’ Due to the Extreme Heat Wave: a 2.7 magnitude ice quake—the result of seismic activity triggered by melting glaciers—was just recorded 25 miles (40 kilometers) east of Juneau.
China is facing its worst power shortage in a decade: China is in the middle of a huge power crunch as extreme weather, surging demand for energy and strict limits on coal usage deliver a triple blow to the nation's electricity grid.
America's central bank helped spark the US housing boom. Now it fears it created a monster: The home-loan market sales are soaring and prices are spiraling higher, creating another huge economic bubble getting ready to burst
'Times of urgent need': White House assembles Western governors ahead of wildfire season... communities adjust to the reality of increasingly destructive wildfire seasons and looking for solutions that may head off the worst fire season ever.
In this Sept. 7, 2020, file photo, a firefighter battles the Creek Fire as it threatens homes in the Cascadel Woods neighborhood of Madera County, Calif. This year's fires have taxed the human, mechanical and financial resources of the nation's wildfire fighting forces to a degree that few past blazes did. And half of the fire season is yet to come.
Al Qaeda Renews Its Focus on Anti-Semitism and Attacking Israel: Al Qaeda has directed an unusual portion of its propaganda toward encouraging attacks on Israel, Jewish institutions, and Jewish people.
June ends with exceptional heat: the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) says that so many records have been broken that it is difficult to keep track.
This unprecedent event is having multiple major impacts: heat stress in people, animals and vegetation; air quality (pollutants due to hot stable air); forest fire risk; possibility of landslides caused by glacier melting in mountains; damages and malfunctioning of infrastructure and transport systems not prepared for such high temperatures; and many other social and economic risks.
Colorado River’s Low-Flow Sheds Light on Eventual New Normal for Grand Canyon: 40 million people depend on water from the Colorado...As the amount of water available for humans continues to drop, low flows may become the new normal
Researchers from Oregon State University say ecological data gathered during a recent low-flow experiment in the Grand Canyon is a key step toward understanding Colorado River ecosystems as the amount of water in the river continues to decline.
Supply Chains Have a Cyber Problem: it’s now painfully clear that the intersection of cyberattacks and supply chains creates a wicked new form of risk—and the stakes are as much about national security as they are economics.
Maine: 1st Powassan virus case of the year reported in Waldo County resident: Humans become infected with Powassan through the bite of an infected deer tick or woodchuck tick.
Africa: Increase in visceral leishmaniasis cases reported in Chad...Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), also known as kala-azar, or black fever, is the most serious form of leishmaniasis. Among parasites, it is the 2nd biggest killer in the world after malaria.
Lindsey Graham: ‘Never been more worried’ about potential war between Iran, Israel...'I don't think you can trust the United States with Israel's security'...The Iranians are playing President Biden like a fiddle.
➤ Mercedes Benz, Nissan and Volkswagen: Volkswagen recalls model year 2021 ID.4 vehicles. | View More Recalls in June 2021
Bad News-Consumer Spending Stays Flat as Personal Income Drops in May: With the US reopening and people getting vaccinated, spending has shifted toward recreation, restaurants and bars, while spending on vehicles has declined.
Earthquakes Today: list and maps of the 20 largest earthquakes during the past 24 hours...4.1 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 131 km northeast of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
Trees are dying of thirst in the Western drought – here’s what’s going on inside their veins: Like humans, trees need water to survive on hot, dry days, and they can survive for only short times under extreme heat and dry conditions.
Secretive Submarines Are Cropping Up All Over The Place: A new model of Chinese attack submarine appears in Shanghai. The Russian navy launches a huge new special-mission sub armed with a radiological doomsday weapon.
China Blasts Japan After Official Sounds Beijing Threat 'Wake Up' Call: Japan's deputy defense minister said Japan and the U.S. needed to "wake up" to the security threat posed by China and "protect Taiwan as a democratic country."
Students of Japan's National Defense Academy perform a military parade during a ceremony attended by Japan's State Minister of Defense Yasuhide Nakayama on April 5, 2021. attends the entrance ceremony of the National Defense Academy. The NDA is military academy which educates and trains future leaders of three Japan Self-Defense Forces. Its educational curricula perfectly satisfy the Japanese University Standards which other ordinary universities follow as well. Therefore graduates of the Academy receive academic degrees in Science, Engineering, or Social Science