TRACKING THE TROPICS: Tropical system moving through Bahamas

This system is moving northwestward through the Straits of Florida at about 10 miles per hour. However, some of the more reliable models are showing the system entering the eastern Gulf of Mexico as a week system and going into the Florida panhandle ... More..

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Tropical Weather Targets North Carolina, Florida

Both Tropical Depression Eight and Tropical Depression Nine are also in view, with Eight poised to impact North Carolina soon even if the system is poorly organized at the moment. Tuesday afternoon will fea...More..

Hillary Clinton says she doesn't know 'which' Trump will debate
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Hillary Clinton says she doesn't know 'which' Trump will debate

He may be getting union votes but Trump managed to stir up controversy once again this month when he addressed the African-American voters of MI in front of a predominately white crowd, according to CNN: "You...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Depression expected to near North Carolina coast

Your First Alert 7-Day Planning forecast features a risk of spotty thundershowers through Friday. owing to the humid, onshore breezes around offshore tropical systems. The hurricane center said that the depress...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Mars 'crew' emerges from isolation simulator after year-long mission

The University of Hawaii experiment, which is funded by NASA, is the third so far conducted. "The other big enemies, of course, are the rest of the crew", she laughed. Previous missions lasted four and eight mo...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

More than 300 reindeer killed in lightning in Norway

Kjartan Knutsen, a spokesman for the Norwegian Environment Agency, told The Associated Press that reindeer often stick together during poor weather, occasionally leading to group casualties from lightning. Al...More..

Apple iPhone 7 confirmed for September 7 unveiling
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Apple iPhone 7 confirmed for September 7 unveiling

The event invite which was sent to the media reads, "see you on 7th". And as has been the trend for last few years, we've been greeted with a new iPhone in early September. Details about all the new offerings...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

"See you on the 7" says Apple to launch its iPhone 7

The Apple event will take place early 3am Thursday next week. Well, now that the media invites have started rolling out for Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus launch, rumour mills will finally come to a h...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Lightning Kills More Than 300 Reindeer in Rare Mass Death

Officials surmised that an extremely high discharge of electricity from the storm on Friday afternoon - and the interaction of the lightning with the earth and water - had electrocuted the animals. They also to...More..

Mars Simulation Ends After Participants Spend a Year in a Dome
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Mars Simulation Ends After Participants Spend a Year in a Dome

They had to pass special fitness tests and meet the basic requirements of the Nasa astronaut programme, including being qualified in a science or engineering discipline. Salsa dancing and playing the ukulele we...More..

Apple Inc.'s (AAPL)
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Apple Inc.'s (AAPL)

Investors who own a stock for more than a year are taxed at the lower long-term capital gains rate when they sell their stock compared to dividends, which are taxed as ordinary income. Volume of trade was was d...More..

Japan asking citizens to donate old phones to make Olympic medals
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Japan asking citizens to donate old phones to make Olympic medals

More broadly, Abe proposes to make sports "a core industry" as part of his effort to boost Japan's nominal GDP by 20% from its 2015 level. It said that Japan had acquired 143 kilograms of gold, 1,566 kilogra...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Lightning Strike Kills Over 300 Reindeer In Freak Accident

A total of 323 reindeer , including 70 calves, were killed during a lightning storm on Friday (Aug. 26), according to the Norwegian Environment Agency. During a heavy thunderstorm, frightened animals may h...More..

The T-800 Is Back in Poster for 'Terminator 2' 3D Rerelease
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The T-800 Is Back in Poster for 'Terminator 2' 3D Rerelease

The poster came with the tagline: "August 29th 1997: The day Skynet first became self aware". Plus, some of that T-1000 action could be mighty fun in 3D. What do you think of the re-release? Terminator 2's ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Trump to set record straight on vague immigration plans

The campaign is expects the ads to air as soon as Monday, Aug. 29, in nine swing states: Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Florida, where the campaign has already been on the air, along with New Hampshire,...More..

Microsoft's latest Surface Pro 4 ad trashes MacBook Air
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Microsoft's latest Surface Pro 4 ad trashes MacBook Air

This is hardly the first time that Microsoft is mocking Apple in one of its commercials, however. A year ago broke this cycle, with the 12.9-inch iPad Pro announced alongside the iPhone 6s in September 2015, an...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Archer Daniels Midland Company maintained as Outperform By Macquarie Research

At the current price Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) is trading at, 42.39 (-0.40% today), Archer-Daniels-Midland Company has a dividend yield of 2.83%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 46.90%....More..

Coffee growers hit by climate change
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Coffee growers hit by climate change

And numerous countries where coffee exports represent a significant percentage of exports are already feeling the effects of global warming. For consumers, reduced production would mean lower quality and higher...More..

Scientists emerge after a year of life 'on Mars'
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Scientists emerge after a year of life 'on Mars'

They instead lived in a tiny dome simulator in Hawaii that's just 36 feet wide and 20 feet tall, meant to see if a crew of three men and three women could live in close quarters over an extended period of t...More..

BMW Z4 production comes to a close
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

BMW Z4 production comes to a close

Previously, the company had confirmed production would end sometime this month. The end of production for the Z4 does clear the way or that Toyota-BMW sports auto tie up that could see the return of the Supra l...More..