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Major Earthquake 7.1 Magnitude Hits California on Friday Night, Experts Predict Stronger Aftershocks

7.1 earthquake in California follows 6.4, leaving Ridgecrest residents fearful but resilient At first, Amber Hamlin didn't think much of the shaking that started to envelop her bedroom...
Southern California jolted by biggest quake in 20 years

Southern California jolted by biggest quake in 20 years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest Southern California quake in nearly 20 years jolted an area stretching from Sacramento to Las Vegas to Mexico as it cracked...
Swarm of mayflies invades Ohio, insects detected on local weather radars

Swarm of mayflies invades Ohio, insects detected on local weather radars

Residents in parts of Northern Ohio are battling a massive swarm of mayflies as thousands of the tiny insects blanketed the state this week.People living Catawba have taken...
New study says universe expanding faster and is younger

New study says universe expanding faster and is younger

WASHINGTON (AP) — The universe is expanding faster than it used to, meaning it’s about a billion years younger than we thought, a new study by a...
Be wary of robot emotions; ‘simulated love is never love’

Be wary of robot emotions; ‘simulated love is never love’

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When a robot “dies,” does it make you sad? For lots of people, the answer is “yes” — and that tells us something...
NASA, FEMA and International Partners are planning an asteroid impact exercise

NASA, FEMA and International Partners are planning an asteroid impact exercise

When it comes to planning for a potential asteroid strike on planet Earth, The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration and Federal Emergency Management Agency don’t want...
Great white shark weighing 1,668 pounds spotted off Florida Panhandle, researchers say

Great white shark weighing 1,668 pounds spotted off Florida Panhandle, researchers say

A 1,688-pound female great white shark called Miss Costa was spotted this week swimming in the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida panhandle, according to researchersA transmitter...
Dinosaur fossils kept secret for years show the day of killer asteroid

Dinosaur fossils kept secret for years show the day of killer asteroid

Research that had been kept secret for years that captured a fossilized snapshot of the day nearly 66 million years ago when an asteroid hit Earth, wiping...
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Seagull appears to snatch baby sea turtle during live BBC program

Presenter Liz Bonnin of BBC’s “Blue Planet Live,” was concluding the program when a seagull appeared to eat a baby turtle during a live broadcast.   (BBC)Viewers of the BBC One program “Blue Planet Live,” were horrified after a Sunday night broadcast ended with footage of a seagull appearing to snatch a baby sea turtle during…
NASA’s Hubble captures stunning image of two colliding galaxies

NASA’s Hubble captures stunning image of two colliding galaxies

Located in the constellation of Hercules, about 230 million light-years away, NGC 6052 is a pair of colliding galaxies. They were first discovered in 1784 by William Herschel and were originally classified as a single irregular galaxy because of their odd shape.  (ESA/Hubble & NASA, A. Adamo et al.)NASA's Hubble space telescope has captured an…