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12 dead in Alabama due to Claudette storm, including 10 children

ATLANTA — Tropical Depression Claudette claimed 12 lives in Alabama as the storm swept across the southeastern U.S., causing flash flooding and spurring tornadoes that destroyed dozens of homes. Ten people, including nine children, were killed Saturday in a 15-vehicle crash about 35 miles south of Montgomery on Interstate 65, according to Butler County Coroner Wayne Garlock. He said the vehicles likely hydroplaned on wet roads, with eight children, ages 4 to 17, killed in a van belonging to a yo...
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Explosion triggered near new US Navy aircraft carrier during shock trials registered as 3.9 magnitude earthquake

The aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) completes the first scheduled explosive event of Full Ship Shock Trials while underway in the Atlantic Ocean, June 18, 2021 US Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist Seaman Jackson Adkins The US Navy triggered a big explosion near its new aircraft carrier Friday during shock trials. The explosion registered as a 3.9 magnitude earthquake, USNI News reported. Shock trials test the hardness of the ship to determine if it can withstand har...
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The US Navy set off explosives next to its new aircraft carrier to see if the ship can handle the shock

The aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) completed the first scheduled explosive event of Full Ship Shock Trials while underway in the Atlantic Ocean on June 18, 2021. US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Riley B. McDowell USS Gerald R. Ford completed the first explosive event of full-ship shock trials Friday. The Navy detonated explosives near the carrier to see how it holds up against shock and vibrations. The standard testing is designed to simulate real batt...
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15 of the best hotels you can book in Puerto Rico for a stunning island escape at every budget

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. The best hotels in Puerto Rico. St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort Puerto Rico doesn't require a passport or international travel for U.S. visitors. The best Puerto Rico hotels offer great beaches, lush nature, history, and cultural city centers. We selected the best hotels in Puerto Rico across the island for every budget and type of traveler. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Puerto Rico, just a quick ...
Tags: Florida, Cdc, US, Trends, Atlantic, Hilton, Marriott, Manhattan, Miami, Esperanza, East Coast, Fdr, Wyndham, Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico

We asked 4 people to test Patagonia's active swimsuits - here's how they held up

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Among its many products geared toward outdoor activities, Patagonia makes great active swimsuits. Four Insider Reviews team members tried them out and found them to be comfortable and supportive. The swimsuits also feature recycled materials, making them great sustainable swim picks. For more options, check out our reviews of swimsuits from brands like Everlane and Summers...
Tags: Reviews, Outdoors, Fitness, Trends, Features, Patagonia, Swim, Atlantic Ocean, Swimsuit, Women's clothing, Connie Chen, Women's Accessories, Malarie Gokey, Insider Picks, Sally Kaplan, Jen Gushue

"at your library" in the north island eagle: booklists: hidden gems of fiction

Booklists: Hidden Gems of FictionHere’s a list of 10 so-called literary novels. These are great reads that will move you, make you think, and maybe make you sad when they end. Here are ten novels that could be called hidden gems.Title: White TeethAuthor: Zadie SmithA big mix of characters of many generations, ages, and backgrounds, all living in northwest London. Friendship, love, war, and just about everything else. One of the most talked-about debut novels ever, written when Smith was only 25....
Tags: Travel, Texas, London, China, New York City, Brooklyn, Smith, San Antonio, Central Park, Atlantic Ocean, Liu, Underground Railroad, McLain, Beryl Markham, What I'm Reading, Laura K

The 8 best hotels in Montauk, including overhauled motels, design-forward boutique properties, and upscale beach resorts

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. PhotoAlto/Jerome Gorin / Getty Images Set at the easternmost tip of Long Island, Montauk is a little beach town with a big reputation. It's known for world-class surf breaks, deep-sea fishing, gorgeous beaches, and its distinct style. We found the best hotels in Montauk, from overhauled motels to upscale beach resorts. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A dozen years ago when my husband and I were...
Tags: Florida, Cdc, India, New York City, US, Trends, Atlantic, Ocean, Uruguay, Chanel, Naomi Watts, Long Island, Hamptons, St Tropez, Duryea, Atlantic Ocean

IBM’s A.I. Mayflower ship is crossing the Atlantic, and you can watch it live

IBM's autonomous, A.I.-powered ship is currently on its way across the Atlantic Ocean -- and thanks to some amazing tech, you can watch the journey live
Tags: Trends, Features, Artificial Intelligence, Atlantic, Ibm, Ai, Atlantic Ocean

Message in a Bottle Travels Across the Atlantic Ocean

A Portuguese teenager has found a message in a bottle that traveled at least 2,400 miles from a Vermont teenager.
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Making a meal of DNA in the seafloor

While best known as the code for genetic information, DNA is also a nutrient for specialized microbes. An international team of researchers led by Kenneth Wasmund and Alexander Loy from the University of Vienna has discovered several bacteria in sediment samples from the Atlantic Ocean that use DNA as a food source. One bacterium newly named by the team in fact is a true expert in degrading DNA. The study is now published in Nature Microbiology.
Tags: Science, Atlantic Ocean, Alexander Loy, University of Vienna, Kenneth Wasmund

19 of the best Airbnbs on Hilton Head Island, including beachfront condos, whimsical tree houses, and even a private island

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Hilton Head Island is an hour's drive from Savannah and has stunning beaches, golf, and dining. We looked for the best vacation rentals priced between $109 and $621, including a private island. Experts say Airbnb is considered safe and all our picks follow Airbnb's Enhanced Clean program. Hilton Head Island in South Carolina is just under an hour from Savannah, Georgia, with pristine beaches, well-kept...
Tags: Cdc, US, Trends, Hilton, Airbnb, Santa Fe, South Carolina, New England, South, Hgtv, Atlantic Ocean, Savannah, Myrtle Beach, Nespresso, Hilton Head Island, Savannah Georgia

On opposite sides of Europe, US troops are practicing new ways to get to battle

US Army logisticians and transporters offload equipment at the port in Esbjerg, Denmark, June 5, 2021. US Army/Spc. Elliott Page During exercises in Europe this spring, US forces worked on new ways to get equipment and supplies troops in the field. Those new approaches are part of a broader effort to improve NATO's ability to reinforce and resupply units across Europe. The efforts reflect NATO's increased focus on mobility amid heightened tensions with Russia. See more stories on I...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Russia, US, International, Trends, Atlantic, Nato, Crimea, Army, Poland, Denmark, Air Force, Pacific, US Army, US Navy

A Massive Underwater Avalanche Lasted Two Days

Slashdot reader SysEngineer shares this report from the BBC: Scientists are reporting what they say is the longest sediment avalanche yet measured in action. It occurred underwater off West Africa, in a deep canyon leading away from the mouth of the Congo River. Something in excess of a cubic kilometre of sand and mud descended into the deep. This colossal flow kept moving for two whole days and ran out for more than 1,100km across the floor of the Atlantic Ocean. The event would have gone un...
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The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Tiger in the Sea: The Ditching of Flying Tiger 923 and the Desperate Struggle for Survival by Eric Lindner

Tiger in the Sea: The Ditching of Flying Tiger 923 and the Desperate Struggle for Survival by Eric Lindner September 1962: On a moonless night over the raging Atlantic Ocean, a thousand miles from land, the engines of Flying Tiger flight 923 to Germany burst into flames, one by one. Pilot John Murray didn’t have long before the plane crashed headlong into the 20-foot waves at 120 mph. As the four flight attendants donned life vests, collected sharp objects, and explained how to brace ...
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U.S. Military 'Keeping an Eye' on Iran Navy Sent to Atlantic to 'Protect Interests'

"When we declared our intention to enter the Atlantic Ocean, some countries, including the global arrogance, stated that the Islamic...
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Intrusion of warmer Atlantic waters is causing ‘Atlantification’ of Arctic Ocean

Undeniable trend of declining ice in fragile polar region The post Intrusion of warmer Atlantic waters is causing ‘Atlantification’ of Arctic Ocean appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Climate Change, Environment, Atlantic, European Space Agency, Arctic sea ice, Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Climate Crisis, Nick King, Climate Emergency, Subs-only, Atlantification, Environmental Futurist, Ice Regrowth, Warming Waters, Winter Sea Ice

Iran sends warship on rare Atlantic mission amid Venezuela speculation

The destroyer Sahand and the intelligence-gathering vessel Makran departed last month An Iranian destroyer and support vessel are now sailing in the Atlantic Ocean on a rare mission far from the Islamic Republic, Iran’s state TV has reported, amid speculation that the ships could be bound for Venezuela. The destroyer Sahand and the intelligence-gathering vessel Makran departed last month from Iran’s southern port of Bandar Abbas, said Adm Habibollah Sayyari, Iran’s deputy army chief, on Thursday...
Tags: World news, Iran, Atlantic, Middle East and North Africa, Venezuela, Atlantic Ocean, Islamic Republic Iran, Bandar Abbas, Iranian Navy, Adm Habibollah Sayyari Iran

Iran Sends Warships to Atlantic Amid Venezuela Concerns

Iranian state TV says that an Iranian destroyer and support vessel are now sailing in the Atlantic Ocean in a rare mission far from the Islamic Republic, without offering the vessels’ final destination.
Tags: Iran, Atlantic Ocean, Islamic Republic, Atlantic Amid Venezuela Concerns

North Carolina Man Drowns Trying to Save Daughter, Friend

Police on the North Carolina coast say a man drowned after going into the Atlantic Ocean to try to save his daughter and another child from a rip current.
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Biden heads to Europe for first overseas trip

By Jonathan Lemire and Aamer Madhani | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Embarking on the first overseas trip of his term, President Joe Biden is eager to reassert the United States on the world stage, steadying European allies deeply shaken by his predecessor and pushing democracy as the only bulwark to rising forces of authoritarianism. Biden has set the stakes for his eight-day trip in sweeping terms, believing the West must publicly demonstrate it can compete economically with China as the world...
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Whale That Travelled Halfway Around the World Sets Migration Record

Between May and July of 2013, a single grey whale (Eschrichtius robustus) was spotted off the coast of Namibia. This was odd, as while there have been rare sightings of this species in the Atlantic Ocean, they are usually confined to the northern hemisphere. From a report: It turns out the animal had travelled at least 20,000 kilometres (12,427.4 miles) -- halfway around the planet -- setting a record for a migration of any mammal, barring humans. Rus Hoelzel at Durham University in the UK and h...
Tags: Asia, UK, Tech, Namibia, Atlantic Ocean, Durham University, North Pacific, north west Pacific, Rus Hoelzel, Atlantic Earth, Hoelzel

Homes With High Flood Risk Are Selling for Nearly $50,000 More Than Low-Risk Homes as Pandemic Buyers Chase Waterfront Properties

The typical home with high flood risk sold for $402,010 in the first quarter–a 14% premium over the typical home with low flood risk Seattle, WA – June 9, 2021 (PRNewswire) (NASDAQ: RDFN) — The median sale price of homes with high flood risk was $402,010 in the first quarter of 2021, compared with $353,783 for homes with low flood risk, according to a new report from Redfin (, the technology-powered real estate brokerage. That means high-risk homes sold for a record 13.6% premi...
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The US Navy wants to arm each Zumwalt stealth destroyer with up to a dozen hypersonic missiles

USS Michael Monsoor, the second of three Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyers. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Shannon Renfroe The Navy plans to arm Zumwalt destroyers with up to 12 hypersonic missiles, budget documents show. The Navy said in April that the Zumwalts will be the first warships to carry hypersonic missiles. The Navy has struggled to develop suitable armaments for this advanced class of warships. See more stories on Insider's business page. The U...
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Satellites Capture Images of Huge Dust Storm Heading to the Americas

Well, here we go again. A bounty of Saharan dust has made its way out to sea and is currently moving through the central Atlantic Ocean. If it continues its westerly trek, it could interrupt a possible tropical storm forming off the coast of Nicaragua.Read more...
Tags: Weather, Science, Environment, Americas, Storm, Nicaragua, Dust, Earth Sciences, Atlantic Ocean, Sahara, Saharan Air Layer, Hazards, Dust Storm, Physical Geography, Weather Hazards, Disaster Accident

SpaceX is converting an oil rig into a floating launch pad in the ocean for its Starship rocket in Mississippi

SpaceX founder and chief engineer Elon Musk attends a post-launch news conference to discuss the SpaceX Crew Dragon astronaut capsule in-flight abort test at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S. January 19, 2020. REUTERS/Steve Nesius SpaceX is turning two oil rigs into offshore launch pads for its Starship rocket. One of the rigs, called Phobus, is being built in Mississippi, The Sun Herald reported. The oil rig was towed all the way from Texas to Pascagoula, ST Engine...
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SpaceX launches Dragon cargo spacecraft to the Space Station with new Falcon 9

SpaceX’s Dragon capsule is once again heading to the International Space Station. The company launched its 22nd Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission for NASA on Thursday. This is the fifth capsule SpaceX has sent to ISS in the last twelve months, SpaceX director of Dragon mission management Sarah Walker noted in a media briefing Tuesday. It’s also the first launch of the year on a new Falcon 9 rocket booster. The rocket took off from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 1:29 PM eastern time, right...
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2 Iranian Navy ships are heading to the Americas, posing a potential provocation to the US

Iranian naval ship, the Makran, is seen near Larak Island, Iran, in this satellite image taken on May 10, 2021. Maxar via Reuters The US is tracking two Iranian Navy ships believed to be headed for Venezuela. Politico reported the ships are nearing the Atlantic Ocean and carrying "missile-attack craft." Biden is trying to lure Iran back to the 2015 nuclear deal, and appears reticent to anger Tehran. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two mysterious Iranian Navy ships heading ...
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The 23 best hotels in Florida, including boutique beach properties, Disney resorts, and indulgent all-inclusives

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. From the Gulf's aqua waters to the magic of Disney to Miami's nightlife scene, Florida has it all. The humid, rainy summer months offer good deals since Florida hotels are often cheaper. We rounded up the best Florida hotels from the Panhandle down to the Keys. From Southern hospitality in the Panhandle and amusement-park-themed stays in Orlando, to art deco accommodations in Miami ...
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The 9 best hotels in Ocean City, Maryland to explore the area's iconic boardwalk, beaches, and lively nightlife

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Ocean City is known for its seaside resorts, iconic boardwalk, and fun party scene. But quieter pockets and family-friendly fun can be found here, too. The best Ocean City hotels range from wallet-friendly resorts to boutique stays with bay views. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Classic seaside resorts and a party culture that rivals the Jersey Shore define Ocean City, Maryland, making i...
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The US Navy once tested how to land one of the military's biggest planes aboard an aircraft carrier

A deck launch of a C-130 aboard USS Forrestal on November 21, 1963. US Navy The US Navy once tested landing a C-130 on an aircraft carrier for heavy resupply missions. The tests showed it could be done, but even though it was possible, it still wasn't very practical. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US Navy once experimented with landing a full-sized Lockheed C-130 Hercules on an aircraft carrier to offer a flying option for heavy resupply missions at sea.The crazie...
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