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Eastern Indigo Snake Reintroduced In Florida

Eastern Indigo Snake Reintroduced In Florida

mag863 September 5, 2017 0

Just days after the eastern indigo snake was reintroduced in Florida, one of the newly free reptiles was spotted devouring a copperhead snake. That’s not a surprise since this snake’s favorite food is other

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How Hurricanes Are Named (And Why)

How Hurricanes Are Named (And Why)

mag863 September 5, 2017 0

Some of the most notorious villains in American history are known by only one name. From Betsy and Camille to Katrina, Ike and Sandy, their legacies are so etched into our collective memory that

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Category 5 Hurricane Irma Packs 180-MPH Winds, Takes Aim At Florida

Category 5 Hurricane Irma Packs 180-MPH Winds, Takes Aim At Florida

mag863 September 5, 2017 0

“Hurricane Irma has intensified into an extremely dangerous Category 5 hurricane,” the National Hurricane Center says, citing the latest data from NOAA and Air Force hurricane hunter aircraft. With maximum sustained winds of 180

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Rick Scott Declares State of Emergency as Hurricane Irma Approaches

Rick Scott Declares State of Emergency as Hurricane Irma Approaches

mag863 September 5, 2017 0

As Houston tries picking up the pieces a little more than a week after Hurricane Harvey, Florida is preparing for the worst as Hurricane Irma appears on the horizon. Florida governor Rick Scott declared

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Why Can’t We Figure Out Flood Prevention?

Why Can’t We Figure Out Flood Prevention?

mag863 August 29, 2017 0

August brings poignance to the politics of floodwater management in low-lying cities along the Gulf of Mexico. It’s the anniversary of Katrina, the 2005 hurricane that triggered the second-most catastrophic engineering failure in human

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Ecstasy Was Just Labelled a ‘Breakthrough Therapy’ For PTSD by The FDA

Ecstasy Was Just Labelled a ‘Breakthrough Therapy’ For PTSD by The FDA

mag863 August 29, 2017 0

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), also known as ecstasy, is a ‘breakthrough therapy’ in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Thanks to this designation, the drug could have a

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How to Know If You Burned Your Eyes During the Eclipse

How to Know If You Burned Your Eyes During the Eclipse

mag863 August 22, 2017 0

Amid all the uncertainty about what chaos the total solar eclipse may bring, we can be sure of one thing: Someone’s going to burn their eyeballs looking at the damn thing. No matter how many science-approved viewing

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PSA: A Partial Eclipse Can Fry Your Naked Eyes

PSA: A Partial Eclipse Can Fry Your Naked Eyes

mag863 August 21, 2017 0

The day of the long-awaited coast-to-coast solar eclipse has arrived — and if history is any guide, it’s likely that somebody’s eyes are going to get hurt. “The ones we’re really concerned about are the people

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You Can Help NASA With Your Eclipse Observations

You Can Help NASA With Your Eclipse Observations

mag863 August 21, 2017 0

NASA is celebrating the first American total solar eclipse of the smartphone era with a citizen science project that will let eclipse viewers provide data to help scientists understand how much energy from the

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Solar Eclipse Could Cost US Nearly $700 Million in Lost Productivity

Solar Eclipse Could Cost US Nearly $700 Million in Lost Productivity

mag863 August 21, 2017 0

The total solar eclipse of 2017 could cost U.S. companies nearly $700 million in lost productivity on Monday (Aug. 21) when workers pause to watch the moon block the sun. Based an analysis of U.S. Bureau

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