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Alabama woman attacked by bees after tree collapses through her bedroom
An Alabama woman says she was stung “at least 15 to 20 times” last week after a tree containing a nest of bees crashed through her roof and caused her to be pinned down during the attack. The tree collapsed through the woman’s house in Mobile as the state’s coast was getting hit by Hurricane...
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Nobel winners to get $110,000 raise as prize money increases
STOCKHOLM – Winners of the prestigious Nobel prizes this year will receive an extra $110,000, the head of the foundation which oversees the awards said on Thursday. Prize money will increase to 10 million crowns this year, daily Dagens Industri reported. “The decision has been made due to the fact that our costs and capital...
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Arctic race heats up as Russia launches flagship nuclear-powered icebreaker
Russia’s new nuclear-powered icebreaker, the Arktika, took its maiden voyage out of St. Petersburg on Tuesday for a two-week journey to the northern port of Murmansk. The move comes as leaders of the U.S., Russia and China have turned their focus to Arctic Ocean, its shipping lanes and its natural resources. It may include as...
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Are military efforts to clean up toxic ‘forever chemicals’ cutting it?
In April a barbecue near the Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, led to the release of 60,000 gallons of the potentially toxic aqueous film-forming foam, known as AFFF. The firefighting foam contains the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, also known as PFAS, which often leak into the ground ― and once consumed by humans never...
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Asteroid to have ‘extremely close encounter’ with Earth this week
An asteroid will have an “extremely close encounter” with Earth on Thursday, when it flies by the planet at a distance of fewer than 20,000 miles, according to the Virtual Telescope Project. Asteroid 2020 SW will safely fly past the planet at a distance of approximately 17,556 miles, according to EarthSky.org. It was first discovered...
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Why so many Americans have started their holiday shopping even earlier than usual
Half of Americans are already online shopping for the holidays because they’re bored at home, according to new research. The study asked 2,000 Americans how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their holiday plans and shopping habits. As their days at home drag along, 47 percent of respondents shared they’re taking their extra time to get...
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