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How to Help Hurricane Ida Victims Right Now

Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana on Sunday as a powerful Category 4 storm, dumping flooding rain whipped by sustained winds of more than 150 miles per hour. Next comes the aftermath.Read more...
Tags: Weather, Science, Environment, Paypal, Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana, Atlantic Hurricanes, Ida, MathWorks, AmeriCares, Cajun Navy, Atlantic Hurricane Season, Tropical Cyclones, Hurricane Ida, Disaster Accident, Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief


Well, That Was a Thoroughly Unpleasant Episode of The Walking Dead

I can’t count all the times The Walking Dead has disappointed me. I think the show has infuriated me even more so. But I don’t think I’ve even been so disgusted, so disappointed, and so fed up as I am after tonight’s episode.Read more...
Tags: Science, The Walking Dead, Fiction, Sherlock Holmes, Maggie, Eugene, Stephanie, Ezekiel, Alden, Chekhov, Daryl, Maggie Greene, Tomi, Gage, Negan, Daryl Dixon


Hurricane Ida Shuts Down More Than 90% of Oil and Gas Production in the Gulf of Mexico

As if reversing the course of the Mississippi River, forcing hospitals to hunker down with patients that couldn’t be moved, and nearly shutting off the power and internet in New Orleans wasn’t enough, Hurricane Ida has also disrupted oil and gas production. Read more...
Tags: Weather, Science, Environment, New Orleans, Shell, Gulf of Mexico, Exxon, Mississippi River, Atlantic Hurricanes, Ida, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, PBF, Atlantic Hurricane Season, Tropical Cyclones, Lipow Oil Associates, Andy Lipow


More Than a Million Without Power in the Wake of Ida's 'Catastrophic Transmission Damage'

All of New Orleans lost power Sunday night after Hurricane Ida brought down eight transmission lines that deliver electricity to the city, according to a new report from Nola.com. Everyone in Orleans parish, home to New Orleans, lost power around 7:15 p.m. local time, 8:15 p.m. ET, and it’s not clear when power might…Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina, Atlantic Hurricanes, NOLA, Orleans, Entergy, Ida, WWL TV, Jefferson Parish Louisiana, David Hammer, Philip May, Brian Kahn, Atlantic Hurricane Season, Tropical Cyclones


New Orleans Loses Power as Hurricane Ida Inundates Louisiana

All of New Orleans lost power Sunday night after Hurricane Ida brought down eight transmission lines that deliver electricity to the city, according to a new report from Nola.com. Everyone in Orleans parish, home to New Orleans, lost power around 7:15 p.m. local time, 8:15 p.m. ET, and it’s not clear when power might…Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana, Atlantic Hurricanes, NOLA, WWL, Orleans, Entergy, Ida, WWL TV, Jefferson Parish Louisiana, David Hammer, Atlantic Hurricane Season, Tropical Cyclones


Hurricane Ida Reversed the Course of the Mississippi River

The incredible power of Hurricane Ida was on display on Sunday as the storm reversed the course of the mighty Mississippi River.Read more...
Tags: Weather, Science, Environment, Mississippi River, US Geological Survey, Ida, Mississippi River Read, Storm Surge, Atlantic Hurricane Season, Tropical Cyclones, Hurricane Ida, Disaster Accident


Fauci says it's a 'good idea' to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for kids going to school

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, adjusts a face mask during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the federal coronavirus response on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 18, 2021. AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool Dr. Anthony Fauci said he's in support of COVID-19 vaccination mandates for kids going to school. Fauci told CNN's Jake Tapper vaccine mandates for students aren't new. Currently...
Tags: Science, Washington, Los Angeles, Trends, Cnn, Delta, Food And Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health, Capitol Hill, Fda, Npr, Pfizer, Vaccines, Anthony Fauci, Collins, Jake Tapper


The iPhone 13 Could Allow Users to Text and Call Without 4G and 5G Coverage

There are only a few days left until September, which is when Apple is expected to reveal its new iPhone 13 lineup. However, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has given us a sneak peek at what we can expect: texting and calling even when you don’t have 4G and 5G coverage. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Ming Chi Kuo


Creepy Lamb Baby Director Doesn't Want You to Be Scared by the Creepy Lamb Baby

Thanks to films like Hereditary and Midsommar, one tends to be wary when studio A24's name pops up. So you can’t blame those who watched the first trailer for Valdimar Jóhannsson’s Lamb for assuming horrific things were about to invade our minds. But now, the director is trying to tell us that’s not the case, which…Read more...
Tags: Science, Valdimar Jóhannsson, Creepy Lamb Baby


Hurricane Ida Is Hitting Louisiana Amid a Covid-19 Surge. It's a Nightmare in the Making.

Hurricane Ida has officially made landfall in Louisiana. There’s never a good time for one of the worst storms to ever strike the state to make landfall, but now is a particularly nightmarish moment.Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana, Atlantic Hurricanes, Ike, Sandy, Ida, Katrina, Bel Edwards, Atlantic Hurricane Season, Tropical Cyclones, Hurricane Ida, Samantha Montano, Disaster Accident, Health Medical Pharma


Luke Skywalker's Mandalorian Cameo Was Guided by Our Star Wars Memories

You’ve probably watched Disney Gallery: Star Wars: The Mandalorian by now (or read our post about the coolest things we learned from it), but there’s always more story to tell. Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker cameo in the finale of The Mandalorian season two wasn’t just a surprise, it was a triumph after a whole lot of…Read more...
Tags: Science, Mark Hamill, Luke Skywalker


Fauci says US still planning for COVID-19 booster after 8 months. Biden said shots could be administered after 5.

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that the mRNA vaccines were going to require a third dose. Meet the Press/NBC Dr. Anthony Fauci said the US was still looking to administer COVID-19 vaccine booster shots after eight months. President Joe Biden during a meeting at the White House on Friday said officials were considering them as early as five months. Fauci also said the mRNA vaccines would always need a third dose while the Johnson & Johnson vaccine would require a second shot. See more stori...
Tags: Chuck, Science, News, Nbc, White House, Israel, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Food And Drug Administration, Pfizer, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Cnbc, Johnson & Johnson, Centers for Disease Control


A baby shark born in all-female tank could be a rare case of a 'virgin birth'

A smooth-hound shark (L) with an adult female (foreground, R) in the aquarium of Talmont-Saint-Hilaire, western France. AFP A baby shark has been born in an all-female tank at an Italian aquarium. The baby's mother had been in the tank with one other female for ten years. Scientists say it could be a rare case of a 'virgin birth', also known as parthenogenesis. See more stories on Insider's business page. Scientists say a rare shark "virgin birth" may be the first of its ki...
Tags: New York Post, Florida, Science, Australia, France, Trends, UK News, Shark, Aquarium, Italy, University Of Queensland, Agi, Chapman, Sardinia Italy, Demian Chapman, L


Hurricane Ida Makes Landfall as a Dangerous Category 4 Storm

The worst has come to bear with Hurricane Ida. The storm has rapidly intensified into a Category 4 beast and is in the process of making landfall on Grand Isle, Louisiana.Read more...
Tags: Weather, Science, Environment, Hurricane Katrina, Michael, Atlantic Hurricanes, Laura, Andrew, Philip Klotzbach, Ida, Katrina, Atlantic Hurricane Season, Landfall, Tropical Cyclones, Hurricane Ida, Disaster Accident


Nearly 1 million homes along the Gulf Coast might be damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Ida

A damaged house after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Chris Graythen/Getty Images Storm surge could damage or destroy homes in Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi, CoreLogic data suggests. As a Category 4 hurricane, Ida is expected to cost approximately $220.37 billion in damages. Ida will reach the Gulf Coast this Sunday evening on the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hurricane Ida is barreling towards the Gulf Coast and the Category 4 sto...
Tags: Real Estate, Science, Mississippi, US, Trends, Atlantic, Hurricane, Homes, Natural Disaster, Storm, Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana, Gulf Coast, Cuba, Gulf of Mexico, Damages


A nation's healthcare system at 'risk of collapse.' Afghan doctors and health minister describe the looming catastrophe.

People gather to check on missing relatives a day after a twin suicide bombs attack, which killed scores of people including 13 US troops outside Kabul airport, at a hospital run by Italian NGO Emergency in Kabul on August 27, 2021 Photo by Aamir QURESHI / AFP Insider investigated the state of healthcare in Afghanistan under the Taliban. One midwife said she cannot get to work and says she is "devastated." Afghanistan is fast running out of medical supplies, said the World Health Organizat...
Tags: Isis, Science, US, Trends, UK News, Bbc, Afghanistan, Public Health, Taliban, Healthcare, Doctors, Kabul, World Health Organization, Un, World Bank, KABUL Afghanistan


Being a Human review – two go mad in the stone age

Charles Foster’s search for the meaning of human life leads him and his son to become hedgehog-eating hunter-gatherers in a Derbyshire woodCharles Foster’s previous book, Being a Beast, is one of the oddest things I’ve read. In it, the author, a barrister, professor of law, part-time judge and former vet, attempts to live as a series of animals, often in the company of his charming and heavily dyslexic eight-year-old son, Tom. We see Foster eating worms and burrowing into the earth as a badger, ...
Tags: Books, Science, Biology, Culture, Evolution, Derbyshire, Foster, Tom, Charles Foster, History books, Science and nature books



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