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Feb 23 2019

Ocasio-Cortez Tries To Defend Herself From 'Wack' Billboard. She Failed

The billboard references Democrat New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's latest battle with Amazon, which forced the company to pull out from its plans to mo...

Feb 23 2019

Resignations as SNC-Lavalin scandal rocks Trudeau government

This comes after Wilson-Raybould attended the national caucus meeting Wednesday morning alongside more than 170 of her Liberal MP peers, and after her request to speak to...

Feb 22 2019

SpaceX Just Launched Israel's Lunar Lander off to the Moon

Combined with Musk's apparent belief that B1048 - having just experienced what he described as the "highest reentry heating to date" - could be ready to launch again as f...

Feb 22 2019

Absolutely Stunning Pics of the 2019 Super Snow Moon

Last night, the second and largest supermoon of the year overtook the night sky and Montrealers landed some pretty gorgeous shots on Instagram. The phenomenon is not ...

Feb 22 2019

SpaceX rocket launch: Falcon 9 spacecraft take-off from Cape Canaveral

Eastern, deploying the Beresheet lunar lander 33 minutes later, and the Nusantara Satu telecom satellite with the S5 experimental smallsat almost 45 minutes after liftoff...

Feb 22 2019

CBBC Newsround: Japan space probe to collect rock from asteroid

Hayabusa-2 completed its landing late on Thursday night on to the surface of the asteroid and has since fired a bullet at the rock's surface. If successful, the spacecraf...

Feb 22 2019

Why do zebras have stripes? Perhaps to dazzle away flies

They found that horse flies gathered around domestic horses and zebras at a similar rate - but landed on zebras a quarter as often. And the footage revealed why. The ze...

Feb 22 2019

SpaceX launches moon lander, lands booster despite tough conditions

The spacecraft - called Beresheet, Hebrew for Genesis or "In The Beginning" - will take almost two months to reach the moon. It will take eight weeks to get to the moon...

Feb 21 2019

Tomorrow's 'Super Snow Moon’ Will Be The Brightest Of 2019

The opposite of perigee is the Moon's apogee. If you missed January's " Super Blood Wolf Moon " this grand spectacle will make up for it. However, one would need to hav...

Feb 21 2019

Zebra stripes confuse bloodsucking flies and could inspire anti-bug device

The scientists filmed flies as they approached zebras and as they approached horses wearing zebra coats. Researchers also found that horses and zebras react differently t...

Feb 21 2019

Oma puts northern NSW on cyclone watch

Tropical cyclone Oma is continuing its slow, steady course towards Australia's east coast. 'There still are a wide range of scenarios at this point, ' the Bureau of M...

Feb 21 2019

Super Snow Moon lights up UAE sky and around the world

But does this mean we're actually going to be seeing a once in a lifetime event tonight and what's with all these different supermoons? "To the general unaided eye, you...

Feb 21 2019

Uncertainty continues about Cyclone Oma's track to NZ - Weather Watch

TROPICAL cyclone Oma has surfers around the region excited as it makes its way towards the southeast coast of Queensland. "In the morning, it's the key time with the co...

Feb 19 2019

Clouds threaten to spoil second supermoon of 2019 for some

February's full moon will brighten the skies on Tuesday as the biggest and brightest supermoon of the year. This is a full moon near perigee, which is the closest t...

Feb 19 2019

Trudeau’s principal secretary, Gerald Butts, resigns amid SNC-Lavalin furor

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (L) and his principal secretary Gerald Butts take part in a meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, April 21, 2017....

Feb 18 2019

Biggest supermoon of 2019 to shine on Chinese Lantern Festival

Stargazers will enjoy a stunning sight this week as a rare " super snow moon " is set to appear in the night sky. We get a supermoon when the moon is full or almost ful...

Feb 18 2019

Trudeau Says Wilson-Raybould’s Move Due to Brison’s Resignation

Since the news broke, Wilson-Raybould resigned from her Cabinet role of Minister of Veterans Affairs and hired a lawyer to determine what she is allowed to say. The Prime...

Feb 18 2019

NASA’s Opportunity Rover mission end After the 15-year historical journey

After almost a year of trying to communicate with the non-responsive bot, NASA is cutting ties with Opportunity and ending its 15-year mission. NASA called time on ...

Feb 18 2019

When is the Super Snow Moon, the Biggest Supermoon of 2019?

This year the Super Snow Moon falls on Tuesday, February 19. It will be at its biggest and brightest. In fact, Native Americans used February's supermoon to track the c...

Feb 14 2019

Possible second impact crater under Greenland ice found, says NASA

While those findings did point to the potential that Hiawatha could be a fairly young crater, according to NASA glaciologist Joe MacGregor, it got him thinking about whet...