Geology

Globally important fossil discovered in Prince Edward Island footprints

10 hours ago   |   National Post

CAVENDISH, P.E.I. - Fossilized footprints discovered on Prince Edward Island last year have been matched with a prehistoric predator, giving the site newfound global...
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SoCal megastorm affected by global warming could cause $725B in damage, USGS report says

1 day ago   |   ABC

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the odds of a megastorm that could wipe out the Whittier Narrows Dam, as well as the Santa Fe Dam, are increasing as a result of global...
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Rare owls thrive in ghost town near Los Angeles airport

4 days ago   |   National Post

LOS ANGELES - Researchers have discovered a group of rare owls thriving in a nature preserve near Los Angeles International Airport, according to a newspaper report Sunday. The...
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Trilobites: An Icy Superhighway Once Carried Glaciers From Namibia to Brazil

5 days ago   |   NY Times

Researchers matched up a jigsaw puzzle of ice that once flowed between two landmasses now separated by an ocean.
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Undersea gases could superheat the planet

8 days ago   |   Science Daily

Geologic carbon and hydrate reservoirs in the ocean pose a climate threat beyond humanmade greenhouse gases.
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Trilobites: Yellowstone's Steamboat Geyser Is Gushing at a Record Pace

10 days ago   |   NY Times

It's the talk of the national park these days, erupting a record 32 times last year and keeping up its showstopping pace this winter.
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3.6-magnitude earthquake strikes near Hemet in Southern California

11 days ago   |   ABC

SOCAL QUAKE: A 3.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Hemet and Valle Vista in Riverside County on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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Researchers help define Southern Ocean's geological features

13 days ago   |   Science Daily

Scientists present data from the region that show the Australian-Antarctic Ridge has isotopic compositions distinct from both the Pacific and Indian mantle domains.
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History of Grand Canyon Discovery-How Arizona National Park Went From Valueless Void to Geological Wonder

13 days ago   |   Newsweek

The canyon was first found by Europeans in 1541.
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3.5 magnitude quake shakes parts of northwest Oklahoma

14 days ago   |   Miami Herald

No damage has been reported following a 3.5 magnitude earthquake in northwestern Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was recorded at 9:54 a.m. Thursday in...
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Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

A mom in Louisiana shared a viral video of a high school fight and now has to answer for her actions, authorities said. Read more ...

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

The North Carolina State Board of Elections voted 5-0 Thursday to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District. Read more ...

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

A snowman near the famous Las Vegas welcome sign and snowballs were just some of the ways people marked the rare snowfall there. Read more ...

A park ranger won a $29.5 million lottery jackpot while she was furloughed...

A park ranger won a $29.5 million lottery jackpot while she was furloughed during the government shutdown

Judith Smith, of Bayonne, New Jersey, and her children, William Kenneth Smith and Sarah Jude Smith, were announced as lottery winners on Wednesday. They won the the $29.5... Read more ...

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse coaching legend Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man with his car on Wednesday around midnight, according to a Syracuse.com report. A man in his 30s got out of his car... Read more ...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that stunned spectators

Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game by a knee injury after his Nike shoe blew out just 33 seconds into the game. Read more ...

Center duo of Nurkic, Kanter leads Blazers over Nets, 113-99

Center duo of Nurkic, Kanter leads Blazers over Nets, 113-99

NEW YORK - When Jusuf Nurkic went to the bench, the Portland Trail Blazers inserted a player who barely knew their offense. Read more ...

Official: Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit, killed pedestrian on...

Official: Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit, killed pedestrian on highway

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday night in New York, officials say. Read more ...

Israel's first moon lander launches on SpaceX rocket

Israel's first moon lander launches on SpaceX rocket

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - An Israeli spacecraft rocketed toward the moon for the country's first attempted lunar landing, following a launch Thursday night by SpaceX. A... Read more ...

Cory Schneider posts rare shutout as Devils brace for trade deadline

Cory Schneider posts rare shutout as Devils brace for trade deadline

Cory Schneider made 30 saves in posting his first shutout since November 2017 and Devils beat the undermanned Senators 4-0 on Thursday night at Prudential Center in Newark in a... Read more ...