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15 Wildest Attacks Caught On Camera

15 Wildest Attacks Caught On Camera

Sometimes, in the wild, certain species of animals encounter other animals they rarely see in their lifetime, and conflict arises. Have you ever seen bees attack a lion? Which animal do you think would win between a donkey and a hyena? If you want to see some unexpected battles, we countdown the 15 wildest attacks caught on camera.

NASA unveils first color image from James Webb Space Telescope

NASA unveils first color image from James Webb Space Telescope

President Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and NASA officials on Monday unveiled the first color image from James Webb Space Telescope. NASA plans to release additional “first light” images on Tuesday. “These images are going to remind the world that America can do big things. And remind the American people, especially our children, that there’s nothing beyond our capacity… We can see possibilities no one has ever seen before,” Biden said.

The Impact of Infectious Diseases on the Economy -- Sarah Shewayish, MD

The Impact of Infectious Diseases on the Economy — Sarah Shewayish, MD

Dr. Shewayish shows how public health is an essential component of economic prosperity. This is at no time a more poignant argument than in the midst of the current pandemic, where it is clear that the key to economic recovery is to vanquish the coronavirus outbreak. As we have seen in the Spring and early Summer of 2020, infectious diseases can affect a large swath of the business sector, from agriculture, to manufacturing, transportation, hospitality/travel, and many others. Some industries may have a business model that is incompatible with an infection outbreak. Others may ride the wave of increased demand that occurs as a result of the disease’s impact on a society. A disease outbreak may also cause individuals to withdraw from the economy due to fear, job loss, or reduced services. Investing in public health is an endeavor that pays countless dividends. As the pandemic shows, societies around the world need to do more to invest in the health of their populations and in preparing for the next outbreak that may impact us.

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Summer solstice 2022: A guide to the longest day of the year

Summer Solstice 2022 Explained

The Summer Solstice in the northern hemisphere is known as the longest day of the year. In 2021, the Summer Solstice takes place on Sunday, June 20. Explore why this astronomical event is called the summer solstice and how it is used to measure time.

Monkeypox confirmed in US

Monkeypox confirmed in US

A Massachusetts man is in isolation after being diagnosed with the first case of monkeypox in the U.S. this year. ABC News’ Andrea Fujii has more.

The horrific bird flu that has wiped out 36 million chickens and turkeys, explained | Vox

The horrific bird flu that has wiped out 36 million chickens and turkeys, explained | Vox

The virus, known as the Eurasian H5N1 avian influenza, began tearing through Europe, Asia, and Africa in late 2021 and is still raging, with Europe experiencing its worst bird flu outbreak on record. It was first detected in the US in January and has since spread to at least 32 states, resulting in the death of more than 36 million chickens and turkeys and triggering a spike in egg prices.

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A National Strategy for the “New Normal” of Life With COVID

After previous infectious disease threats, the US quickly forgot and failed to institute necessary reforms. That pattern must change with the COVID-19 pandemic. Without a strategic plan for the “new normal” with endemic COVID-19, more people in the US will unnecessarily experience morbidity and mortality, health inequities will widen, and trillions will be lost from the US economy. This time, the nation must learn and prepare effectively for the future.

NOAA’s updated hurricane outlook calls for even more storms in 2021

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Wednesday updated its 2021 Atlantic hurricane seasonal forecast, slightly increasing expectations for the number of named storms and powerful hurricanes.

Why it matters: With the U.S. already reeling from extreme heat and wildfires, disaster response agencies are overstretched. A particularly destructive and active hurricane season could overwhelm some of its response capacity.

Progress made but western wildfires continue to bring poor air quality across US

The Bootleg Fire in Oregon was up to 84% containment early Monday as firefighters made progress over the weekend battling the blaze, which is the nation’s largest at 646 square miles.

Elsewhere, authorities canceled evacuation orders near the Dixie Fire in Northern California and another on Hawaii’s Big Island.

Despite the good news, authorities warned that with unpredictable winds and extremely dry fuels across the West, the risk of flare-ups remained high. In addition, while predicted thunderstorms in many areas could bring welcome rainfall, the storms could also cause flash flooding.

CDC document warns Delta variant appears to spread as easily as chickenpox and cause more severe infection

The Delta coronavirus variant surging across the United States appears to cause more severe illness and spread as easily as chickenpox, according to an internal document from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The document — a slide presentation — outlines unpublished data that shows fully vaccinated people might spread the Delta variant at the same rate as unvaccinated people.

Lauren Boebert’s Sarcastic Question To ‘Siri’ About Mask Mandates Didn’t Go Over As Planned

Rootin’ tootin’ Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) can’t (or refuses to) help herself. She’s only a congressional freshman and is nearly as good at self-owning as Sen. Ted Cruz, especially at the U.S.-Mexico border, where lectured a cardboard standee of VP Kamala Harris. Boebert’s latest mission, however, is to endlessly rage against Covid-19 protocols. Earlier this week, she reportedly threw a mask before (not reportedly) tweeting about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s “anti-science, totalitarian mask mandate” with a GIF of ex-President Trump saying “bullsh*t.”

Great white shark numbers increasing off Northern California coast

You’re still far more likely to see them in movies or TV shows than in person, but the number of great white sharks appears to be increasing along the Northern California coast, say scientists who spent years tracking hundreds of the toothy predators by their distinctive fins.

The exhaustive new study concluded there are nearly 300 adult and sub-adult white sharks living between Monterey Bay, the Farallon Islands and Bodega Bay, an area sometimes called “the red triangle.” Sub-adult sharks are not fully mature but still big enough to eat seals, sea lions and other marine mammals.

Dutch research funding agency, paralyzed by ransomware attack, refuses to pay up

Hackers published a batch of internal documents from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) on the dark web yesterday, after the agency refused to pay up in a ransomware attack. The attack, which began on 8 February, has completely knocked out the agency’s grant application and review process and cut off NWO’s communication with applicants, grantees, and universities.

The new politics of climate change

A billionaire, a novelist and a professor all write a book about climate change. 

That may sound like the start of a joke but it is not, especially for philanthropist Bill Gates and author Jonathan Franzen. Their books have come out just as Michael E Mann, one of the world’s best known climate scientists, has published a book accusing each of abetting new forces of inactivism slowing efforts to tackle climate change.

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