• Astronauts tackle air leak on International Space Station 'caused by small meteorite'
Astronauts tackle air leak on International Space Station 'caused by small meteorite'

When the International Space Station sprang a leak, Nasa and Russian space officials scrambled to find a solution. He said the fracture was found on the Soyuz ship that brought astronauts to the ISS in June for a six-month mission and is now docked with the space station.

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  • Study in Maidstone shows goats recognise when humans are smiling
Study in Maidstone shows goats recognise when humans are smiling

Not only can goats tell when people are happy, but they also prefer interacting with happy people. The study could also have implications for animal welfare, helping change perceptions of these livestock animals by highlighting their sentience.

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  • Tropical Storm Miriam Forecast to Miss Hawai'i
Tropical Storm Miriam Forecast to Miss Hawai'i

In the short term, the system is just forecast to bring tropical storm conditions to the Cabo Verde Islands, but it will eventually strengthen. With the peak of hurricane season close at hand, there are signs that the tropical Atlantic may soon spring to life with the potential for direct impact on the coastal United States in the days ahead .

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  • Small air leak detected aboard International Space Station
Small air leak detected aboard International Space Station

The leak was slow and posed no danger to people on board, according to NASA , with mission control deciding that crew members could sleep before locating it. "Regarding the path the Russians are heading down, I would really like to see a caste of that somehow on the ground before we just do a test up here and see if it's gonna work", Feustel sai...

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  • Hawaii's Hurricane Lane flooding laid bare in shocking drone VIDEO
Hawaii's Hurricane Lane flooding laid bare in shocking drone VIDEO

Although the impact was severely diminished by Lane weakening the closer it got to land, it still brought significant damage, with plenty of flooding on the Big Island. County Managing Director Wil Okabe estimates about 200 people have reported some kind of damage. Tropical Storm Lane will go down in Hawaii's history as one that made it into se...

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  • Goats prefer people with happy faces
Goats prefer people with happy faces

But dogs aren't the only domestic animals that can read our emotions. "The ability may be far more widespread than previously believed". The result implies that the ability of animals to perceive human facial cues is not limited to those with a long history of working as human companions, such as dogs and horses .

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  • Australia: Illegal boat runs aground in Queensland crocodile swamp
Australia: Illegal boat runs aground in Queensland crocodile swamp

The ABC added that two others, including the boat's captain, were still missing. 11 people were on Sunday detained, some well-dressed, as they sat on an isolated beach near the crocodile-infested Daintree River, surrounded by Australian Border Force officials and police.

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  • NASA Aerosol Map Offers A Stunning Visualization Of Global Storms And Dust
NASA Aerosol Map Offers A Stunning Visualization Of Global Storms And Dust

Looking down from space are Earth-observing satellites like the Terra , Aqua , Aura and Suomi NPP , which come together and create the Goddard Earth Observing System Forward Processing (GEOS FP), that gives a clearer view of the different particles in the air.

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  • Beach bans swimmers due to dolphin’s frisky sexual behavior
Beach bans swimmers due to dolphin’s frisky sexual behavior

Swimmers must also stay at least 50 meters away from the mammal. Though swimmers may have been intimidated by his size, he was not aggressive, reported local paper Le Télégramme via The Guardian . "With this decree the mayor is trying to make out that the dolphin is nearly like a ferocious beast, something that is completely unpredictable, abl...

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  • It’s the last week of August and heat advisories cover the Northeast
It’s the last week of August and heat advisories cover the Northeast

Late Night Ramp Closure Planned - "The ramp from the southbound George Washington Memorial Parkway to eastbound I-66 and westbound Route 50 (Arlington Boulevard) will be closed Wednesday night , August 29 and Thursday night, August 30 from midnight to 4 a.m.

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  • California Passes Bill to Allow Supervised Medical Marijuana Use in Public Schools
California Passes Bill to Allow Supervised Medical Marijuana Use in Public Schools

Rather than requiring defendants to pay in order to be released before trial, their release will hinge on an assessment of their risk to public safety. SB 10 is only one leg of the long journey toward perfecting our justice system, but it is an important one, ' said Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon. Other states including New Jersey, Alaska and New ...

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  • Move to Rename Building for John McCain Stirs Southern, Party Debates
Move to Rename Building for John McCain Stirs Southern, Party Debates

Keep in mind, in John McCain we're talking about someone who was unusually successful in making friends and working with people across the political spectrum. McCain died Saturday night at the age of 81 after a year-long battle with brain cancer. Trump wants to build a border wall between the United States and Mexico.

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  • End of era as Julie Bishop leaves cabinet
End of era as Julie Bishop leaves cabinet

Her 20 year career in federal politics will end when the next general election is called. Bishop contested Friday's vote but was eliminated in the first round, with Morrison then emerging as a surprise compromise victor over Peter Dutton, Turnbull's conservative challenger who brought the leadership crisis to a head earlier in the week.

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  • NASA offers new space travels and selfies
NASA offers new space travels and selfies

As per the agency, the app will soon integrate more images "from the agency's other science and human spaceflight missions". Thanks to these two new unbelievable digital inventions, everyone will be able to experience flying to space and the universe will be at their fingertips.

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  • Tropical Storm Lane Now Quickly Weakening to the SSW of Oahu
Tropical Storm Lane Now Quickly Weakening to the SSW of Oahu

Lane weakened to a tropical storm Friday evening and has weakened further this morning with sustained winds of 50kts. Rainfall totals from Hurricane Lane from Wednesday through Friday night, August 24, 2018, set records on the Big Island.

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  • Hurricane Lane Weakens To Category 3 As Rain Triggers Floods, Landslides
Hurricane Lane Weakens To Category 3 As Rain Triggers Floods, Landslides

The storm was battered by 40-50 mph wind shear all day Friday, knocking down Lane from a Category 2 hurricane with 110 mph winds to a tropical storm in just 12 hours. Some areas could see up to 30 inches of rain. Hawaiian airlines announced it was canceling flights on Friday by one of its commuter partners. Hawaiian Airlines cancelled all Frida...

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  • YouTube star McSkillet believed killed in San Diego motorway crash
YouTube star McSkillet believed killed in San Diego motorway crash

California Highway Patrol said Heitmann was involved in two other road incidents before the crash. The San Diego Coroner confirmed that Heitmann was killed after crashing his auto while driving in the wrong direction, along with two others.

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  • Hawaii residents brace themselves as hurricane strengthens
Hawaii residents brace themselves as hurricane strengthens

Forecasters said the storm was moving to the west-northwest but was expected to make a harder turn toward the northwest and north-northwest over the next 24 hours. According to the Weather Underground website , "it's uncommon for a hurricane to draw close to the Hawaiian Islands, and even more rare for one to pose a direct landfall threat, much le...

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  • Europe launches Aeolus satellite to map earth's winds
Europe launches Aeolus satellite to map earth's winds

The Aeolus satellite launched from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana on board a Vega rocket. The satellite will be the first to directly measure wind speed and direction. Aeolus is part of the Copernicus project, a joint initiative of the European Union and the European Space Agency (ESA) to track environmental damage and aid disaster reli...

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  • Net Generation makes tennis match happen in outer space
Net Generation makes tennis match happen in outer space

With no gravity, the tennis ball can not bounce and react as it would do back on Earth when hit with a tennis racket. Speaking from the ISS to tennis ace Juan Martín del Potro, Commander Feustel said playing sports in space is a tricky endeavour.

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