Animal Sanctuary Flooded By Hurricane Rushes To Save Everyone

By: Sarah V Schweig/The Dodo  “When you’re faced with circumstances like that you’re stronger than you think.” Renee King-Sonnen is the kind of person who has made a habit of overcoming the impossible. She married a cattle rancher — and now the ranch is a sanctuary. All the cows that were being raised for slaughter were saved, transformed…

The Northern Lights Will Be Amazing In The Next Few Days

By: Alfredo Carpineti/IFLScience  Grab a warm coat and get ready to travel away from artificial lights. Thanks to the biggest solar flare we have observed in a decade, people at the northernmost and southernmost latitudes might experience an extraordinary spectacle. According to NOAA’s aurora forecast service, the Northern Lights might be visible to more southern latitudes than they usually are,…

Rising Sea Levels Have Caused Eight Islands In The Pacific To Completely Disappear

By: James Felton/IFL Science  Last year it became apparent that five islands had disappeared into the Pacific ocean. Part of the Soloman Islands, the low-lying reef islands were completely submerged by rising sea levels, all since the mid-20th century. The islands weren’t inhabited, but other nearby ones were. On six of these, large areas of land were completely…

Jose Is Now A Category 1 Hurricane

By: Rosie McCall/IFL Science  With Texas reeling from Harvey, Irma devastating several Caribbean islands, and now Jose being upgraded from a tropical storm to a Category 1 hurricane, it’s been a rough season for North America. The announcement was made Wednesday afternoon when Jose’s maximum winds hit 125 kilometers per hour (75 miles per hour). As of 5 am ET on Wednesday, maximum…

Ohio Cop Shoots Journalist For Taking Photos Of A Thunderstorm

      By: ANTIMEDIA — A police officer in Clark County, Ohio, opened fire on a journalist Monday night after he mistook the reporter’s camera equipment for a weapon. The incident occurred around 10 pm after Andy Grimm, a photographer for the New Carlisle News who was out photographing a thunderstorm — due to pass the small town about…

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