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Blind Dog Rescued In Santa Cruz Mountains After a Week Missing

Blind Dog Rescued In Santa Cruz Mountains After a Week Missing

Blind dog rescued after surviving a week alone in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Sage, a blind 12-year-old Labrador retriever, made her way into the woods near Boulder Creek, California, at the end of February, and disappeared into the cold, wet forest. After her family discovered she was missing, they looked everywhere for her, assisted by friends and neighbors, but the ... Read More »

Extremely Rare True’s Beaked Whale Caught on Video (Watch)

Watch the first underwater video of this rare whale (Video)

Researchers have for the first time filmed rare True’s beaked whales underwater.. True’s beaked whale was discovered more than a century ago but little about it is known and it remains one of the least understood creatures on the planet. The True’s beaked whale belongs to a family of cetaceans called Ziphiidae that includes 22 species of beaked whales. Despite ... Read More »

Park Geun-hye: South Korea President to be Impeached?

Park Geun-hye: South Korea President to be Impeached?

The Constitutional Court will deliver its ruling on the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye Friday, a court official said. The ruling on whether to permanently remove Park from office or reinstate her will be made at 11 a.m. local time (0200 GMT) on Friday, the court said on its website. It will be broadcast live as public attention is centered ... Read More »

Future survival of BC’s grizzly bears at risk, says new report

Future survival of BC's grizzly bears at risk, says new report

A B.C. conservation group is raising the alarm about the state of the province’s grizzly bear population. The recently-formed charitable organization, the Grizzly Bear Foundation commissioned a three-person board of inquiry to investigate the status of the bears. None of the members is a scientist, but they met with government officials and scientists, and held public hearings across the province. ... Read More »

Researchers Develop ‘Brainwave’ to Rap Robots for Work Blunders

Researchers Develop 'Brainwave' to Rap Robots for Work Blunders

Scientists are using brain scans to learn more about the signals our brains give when we make a mistake called “error-related potentials”. A team from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Boston University is working on this problem, creating a feedback system that lets people correct robot mistakes instantly with nothing more than their brains. Using data ... Read More »

Rod Rosenstein: Deputy AG pick grilled about Russia

Rod Rosenstein: Deputy AG pick grilled about Russia

Nominee for deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein is seen here Tuesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, was grilled about whether he’d support appointing special counsel to probe claims of Russian meddling in the U.S. At a tense Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing that lasted more than 3 1/2 hours, Rosenstein said that he was “not aware” of ... Read More »

Blue Origin’s New Glenn launch & landing animation (Video)

Blue Origin's New Glenn launch & landing animation (Video)

Video Blue Origin, the orbital delivery service funded by Amazon supremo Jeff Bezos, has taken its first satellite launch booking. We’re told the sat will be put into orbit in 2021 or 2022 – basically, once Bezos has finished building the rocket to do the job. It’s been a busy 48 hours for Bezos, who first surprised his Twitter followers ... Read More »

Hot pink water shocks residents of Alberta town (Video)

Hot pink water shocks residents of Alberta town (Video)

Residents of Onoway, Alberta woke up Tuesday morning to find bright pink water pouring out of their taps. The residents of Onoway, Alberta, complained to their town office on Monday. The pink water was a side-effect of potassium permanganate, a common water-treatment chemical, the mayor said. The town office said the chemical got into the reservoir when a valve malfunctioned ... Read More »

Switzerland, Canada And UK Are The Best Countries In The World, Report finds

Switzerland, Canada And UK Are The Best Countries In The World, Report finds

This may sound like a broken record but Canada has been named the second best country in the world yet again. Switzerland was ranked third in the citizenship category, based on its respect for property rights, gender equality, distribution of political power, and care for the environment, human rights and religious freedom. Germany’s ranking in three categories — openness for ... Read More »

US Gov. Robert Bentley impeachment effort remains stalled in the House

Robert Bentley impeachment effort remains stalled in the House

House Judiciary Committee treads lightly on Robert Bentley impeachment probe. An impeachment probe into Gov. Robert Bentley’s relationship with his former top staffer remains stalled in the Alabama House of Representatives, even as some legislators push for its revival. The House Judiciary Committee, charged with investigating Bentley for possible impeachment, voted Tuesday to continue a pause that began in the ... Read More »