Published by Julie Kent on September 28, 2014 - 9:44am
A Japanese volcano erupted unexpectedly on Saturday at a time that it was packed with hikers who were admiring the autumn foliage. The eruption sent a cloud of ash and rock tumbling down Mount Ontake's slopes, and 31-people are now presumed dead.
Published by Julie Kent on September 12, 2014 - 7:28pm
Oscar Pistorius, the South African double-amputee athlete known as "Blade Runner" for his use of specially crafted blades in place of the lower half of his legs in track events, was recently found guilty of culpable homicide after shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his Pretoria home but h
Published by Julie Kent on August 1, 2014 - 12:08pm
Two American health professionals battling the deadly Ebola virus are being flown from Liberia to Atlanta, Georgia, in specially outfitted planes. This controversial move will bring the incurable disease to American shores for the first time.
Running for office in Cleveland, you often navigate the choppy waters of European politics. I made the mistake this spring of telling someone at St. Sava's Serbian Orthodox Church bingo in Broadview Hts. that I had worked a bit in Kosovo. Big mistake. To Serbians, Kosovo is Serbia.
With the aim of marketing where no man has marketed before and bringing capitalism to outerspace, a Japanese sports drink manufacturer recently announced plans to place a blue titanium container of its Pocari Sweat beverage mix on the surface of the moon late next year.
A month after the official arrival of spring, the U.S. Coast Guard has officially concluded the country's largest domestic ice operation known as Taconite after five months of ice breaking operations in the Northern Great Lakes. Spring, at last, has arrived with the conclusion of the operation on Thursday.
Official numbers haven't yet been released, but the 2013-14 winter is said to have produced the thickest and most expansive ice cover the Great Lakes have seen in 35 years.
Operation Taconite includes all of Lakes Superior and Michigan, the northern half of Lake Huron, the St. Marys River, and the Straits of Mackinac. Operation Taconite is planned and run by Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.
If you thought that space weather only has an effect on objects in outer space and not on us here on Earth, you'd be wrong. In fact, scientists have recently discovered that lightning on Earth is triggered by cosmic rays form space as well as energetic particles from the sun.