Deutsche Welle (Sep. 17, 2013) There are around 20 million active surfers worldwide all chasing the same thing: the perfect wave. The problem is that, as a natural phenomenon, the perfect wave is pretty hard to come by.
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Reuters - News Video Online (Apr. 1, 2015) Images from the International Space Station show a massive typhoon forming as the Philippines warns residents to be ready for super typhoon "Maysak." Display (no reporter narration).
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AP (Sep. 30, 2013) Tens of thousands of people were evacuated as Typhoon Wutip battered the Vietnamese coastline downing trees and causing flash floods. Wutip is the strongest typhoon to hit Vietnam this season. (Sept. ... watch video
Reuters (Dec. 24, 2012) Washing clothes in a ground breaking substance could blast away pollution, according to a British scientist who's developed a substance to neutralize harmful gases. ... watch video
Reuters (Nov. 25, 2013) British scientists have created a molecule they say could greatly improve the effectiveness of sun-screens and reduce the incidence of skin cancer. Whereas most sun-screens protect against exposure ... watch video
Reuters - News Video Online (Mar. 17, 2015) Hundreds of sea lions are washing up along the Southern California coast, alarming marine biologists and animal rescue workers. Yiming Woo reports.
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Aug. 28, 2015 Beach sand contains all kinds of microorganisms, including those that can harm human health. Yet current guidelines are focused exclusively on monitoring the levels of microbes in the water. Now, an ... read more
Aug. 28, 2015 Researchers have shown that our understanding of how organic material is decomposed by fungi and bacteria is fundamentally wrong. This means that climate models that include ... read more
Aug. 27, 2015 Collisions with wind turbines kill about 100 golden eagles a year in some locations, but a new study that maps both potential wind-power sites and nesting patterns of the birds reveals sweet spots, ... read more
Aug. 27, 2015 WHRC scientists have counseled the State Department on policies that could control permafrost thaw, including reducing global carbon emissions from fossil fuel use and deforestation, and limiting ... read more
Aug. 27, 2015 Researchers have evidence in support of a clearly defined depth limit for deep-sea fishing in Europe. The findings come just as the European Union considers controversial new ... read more
Aug. 6, 2015 The surf beat from storm waves during Typhoon Haiyan locally generated destructive tsunami-like waves in a town protected by a coral reef. Though reefs protect towns from waves during moderate ... read more
June 10, 2015 When Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines in 2013, thousands of people were killed, in part because they didn't know it was coming or didn't know how to protect themselves. Would an ... read more
Apr. 2, 2015 The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite delivered a remarkable image of Super Typhoon Maysak on March 31. TRMM obtained an image straight over the top of a super typhoon with a double ... read more
Nov. 8, 2013 Super-Typhoon Haiyan was lashing the central and southern Philippines on Nov. 7 bringing maximum sustained winds of a Category 5 hurricane. The U.S. National Hurricane Center website indicates that a ... read more