Toxic algae bloom forces Mississippi to close all the state’s beaches

All 21 of Mississippi’s state beaches have been shut down, due to a toxic blue-green harmful algal bloom.The blooms can be triggered by many things, including changes in water temperature and fertilizer run-off, and once the colonies of algae — which are actually cyanobacteria — start growing rapidly, they produce toxins that can cause stomach … Read moreToxic algae bloom forces Mississippi to close all the state’s beaches

US military stops releasing Afghanistan war information

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid a battlefield stalemate in Afghanistan , the U.S. military has stopped releasing information often cited to measure progress in America’s longest war, calling it of little value in fighting the Taliban insurgency. The move fits a trend of less information being released about the war in recent years, often at the insistence of … Read moreUS military stops releasing Afghanistan war information

Pepsi Plans to Project a Giant Ad in the Night Sky Using Cubesats

  https://startrocket.me/ A Russian company called StartRocket says it’s going to launch a cluster of cubesats into space that will act as an “orbital billboard,” projecting enormous advertisements into the night sky like artificial constellations. And its first client, it says, will be PepsiCo — which will use the system to promote a “campaign against stereotypes and … Read morePepsi Plans to Project a Giant Ad in the Night Sky Using Cubesats

Julian Assange was kicked out of Ecuador embassy for sharing a photo of president eating a lobster in bed

JULIAN Assange was kicked out of the Ecuador embassy for allegedly sharing a photo of the president eating a lobster. The WikiLeaks founder is accused of leaking an embarrassing snap of Ecuadorian … Source: Julian Assange ‘was kicked out of Ecuador embassy for sharing photo of president eating a lobster in bed’ claim supporters

Gene-Modified Babies

Stanford is investigating Stephen Quake’s interactions with He Jiankui, the scientist who performed the controversial experiment. PALO ALTO, Calif. — “Success!” read the subject line of the email. The text, in imperfect English, began: “Good News! The women is pregnant, the genome editing success!” The sender was He Jiankui, an ambitious, young Chinese scientist. The … Read moreGene-Modified Babies

Man tries to set himself on fire outside President’s house

The person was later seen being carried away from the presidential residence on Pennsylvania Avenue. President Donald Trump was giving an impromptu press conference about immigration at the time. A Secret Service Spokeswoman said: “An individual set his jacket on fire in front of the White House. “First aid is being rendered and there is … Read moreMan tries to set himself on fire outside President’s house