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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TheStreet (Oct. 7, 2014) Cooler temperatures should cut heating bills this winter, as few expect the same harsh weather that chilled much of the nation last year. Low temperatures across the Midwest, South and East forced ... watch video
Reuters - News Video Online (May 26, 2015) More than 500 people have died in India as a stifling heat wave saw temperatures rise above 47 degrees Celsius. Julie Noce reports.
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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
AP (May 20, 2013) Amateur video captured the raw power of funnel clouds on Sunday in central Oklahoma. Several tornadoes struck parts of the nation's midsection Sunday, concentrating damage in central Oklahoma and ... watch video
May 28, 2015 Wind turbines began cropping up across the landscapes of Spain and Germany in the 1990s'. These two countries have the highest wind energy production in the EU. But according to the Global Wind ... read more
May 27, 2015 Not every encounter between predator and prey results in death. A new study co-authored by a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, professor suggests that prey emit warning cues that can ultimately ... read more
May 27, 2015 If greenhouse-gas emissions continue to rise, glaciers in the Everest region of the Himalayas could experience dramatic change in the decades to come. Researchers have found ... read more
May 27, 2015 Brisbane flood victims suffered more psychological distress during the rebuilding phase than as waters inundated their homes and businesses, a study has found. The lead researcher notes that while ... read more
May 26, 2015 Over the past century, many forests have shifted from open to closed canopies. The change in forest structure could be contributing to declines in pollinator species, especially native bees, ... read more
Feb. 10, 2015 Houston experienced its hottest summer on record in 2011, resulting in 278 excess emergency department visits per day during the August heat wave, according to research. "The 2011 heat wave led ... read more
Aug. 17, 2010 Researchers have provide new estimates of the wave-energy potential of Australia's near-shore regions. They also calculate how much of Australia's energy needs could be obtained from wave ... read more
July 15, 2010 Heat waves may cause increased mortality but, until now, there has been no single scientific definition for the occasional bursts of hot weather that can strike during the summer months. Researchers ... read more