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Man shouting ‘You die!’ kills 33 in Japan anime studio fire

TOKYO (AP) — A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday, killing 33 people in an attack that shocked the countr

San Leandro police release images, video of fatal shooting

Police released a 'community briefing' video that included some recordings as well as officer-worn body-camera footage of a confrontation that led an officer to fatally shoot a man outside a home last

American warship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

A U.S. warship on Thursday destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship, President Donald Trump said, marking a new escalation of tensions between the countries less

Sports: On air highlights

Saturday TVRadio Baseball Rockies at Yankees 10 a.m. MLB Mets at Giants 1 p.m. NBCBA, FS1 680 Nationals at Braves 4 p.m. FS1 A’s at Twins 4 p.m. NBCCA 860 Marlins at Dodgers 7 p.m. MLB Boxing Super

Sports: On air highlights

Sunday TVRadio Baseball Rockies at Yankees 10 a.m. TBS HOF Induction Ceremonies 10:30 a.m. MLB A’s at Twins 11 a.m. NBCCA 860 Mets at Giants 1 p.m. NBCBA 680 Nationals at Braves 4 p.m. ESPN HS b

Proceedings, Vol. 12, Pages 31: Reciprocal Quantum Channels

We report the presence of an asymmetry that arises when considering the performances of quantum communication channels whose outputs are connected via a rigid, distance-preserving, yet not completely-

San Jose: Woman found dead under suspicious circumstances

Body discovered along Guadalupe River Trail near West Julian and North Autumn streets

Fremont City Council balks at flavored tobacco ban

Owners of convenience stores and smoke shops who said the ban would have cut into their businesses or forced them to close were happy with the decision, while advocates for keeping vapes and e-cigaret

Video: ‘Cats’ trailer drops, but will you recognize the stars in the feline costumes?

The film adaption of the record-setting musical 'Cats' debuts in December.

Derek Carr makes generous offer for HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’ series

Raiders quarterback spreads word on social media that he's willing to give a shoutout to a lucky person during the filming of the popular series.

Trump falsely claims he tried to stop ‘send her back’ chant

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday chided his supporters who chanted "send her back" when he questioned the loyalty of a Somali-born congresswoman, joining widespread criticism of

Kids And Grownups Alike Wowed By Rocket Projected On The Washington Monument

In Washington, D.C., the Smithsonian is treating visitors to exhibits celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. After dark an image of the rocket is projected on the Washington Monument.

Meet John Houbolt: He Figured Out How To Go To The Moon, But Few Were Listening

In the early 1960s, NASA was considering three different ideas for landing a man on the lunar surface. Houbolt's plan ultimately won out despite concerns within NASA that it was too risky.

IUCN red list reveals wildlife destruction from treetop to ocean floor

Latest list shows extinction now threatens a third of all assessed species, from monkeys to rhino rays From the tops of trees to the depths of the oceans, humanity’s destruction of wildlife is cont

Release of non-native game birds in UK to be challenged in court

Wild Justice plans legal action over environmental impact of shooting industry’s release of 50m non-native birds each year The legality of releasing 50 million non-native pheasants and partridges i

Country diary: savouring the swish of waves and skylarks' song

Bude, North Cornwall: Whatever your direction of travel here, the path will be rich in nature and history The satellite listening dishes of GCHQ at Morwenstow poke up above the northern horizon, and

Energies, Vol. 12, Pages 2762: Identification of Low Frequency Oscillations Based on Multidimensional Features and ReliefF-mRMR

Low frequency oscillations (LFOs) in power systems usually fall into two types, i.e., forced oscillations and natural oscillations. Waveforms of the two are similar, but the suppression methods are di

Atmosphere, Vol. 10, Pages 414: Impacts of Aerosol Copper on Marine Phytoplankton: A Review

Atmospheric deposition brings both nutrients and toxic components to the surface ocean, resulting in important impacts on phytoplankton. Field and lab studies have been done on the iron (Fe) fertiliza

Applied Sciences, Vol. 9, Pages 2876: Influence of Polypropylene Fiber on Tensile Property of a Cement-Polymer Based Thin Spray-On Liner

The influence of a polypropylene fiber on the tensile properties of a cement-polymer based thin spray-on liner (TSL) was investigated in this study. Two different contents of fiber were added to the l

Entropy, Vol. 21, Pages 706: Refined Multiscale Entropy Using Fuzzy Metrics: Validation and Application to Nociception Assessment

The refined multiscale entropy (RMSE) approach is commonly applied to assess complexity as a function of the time scale. RMSE is normally based on the computation of sample entropy (SampEn) estimating

Remote Sensing, Vol. 11, Pages 1707: Spatio-Temporal Patterns of Coastal Aquaculture Derived from Sentinel-1 Time Series Data and the Full Landsat Archive

Asia is the major contributor to global aquaculture production in quantity, accounting for almost 90%. These practices lead to extensive land-use and land-cover changes in coastal areas, and thus harm

IJERPH, Vol. 16, Pages 2574: Challenges in Implementing Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in Poland

Currently, weather conditions and extreme weather are becoming more frequent and more intense. Along with climate change, the vulnerability of society and individual regions to the risk of various typ

ASI, Vol. 2, Pages 23: Process Innovation and Improvement Using Business Object-Oriented Process Modelling (BOOPM) Framework

In the past decades, a number of methodologies have been proposed to innovate and improve business processes that play an important role in enhancing the operational efficiency of an organisation in o

Sensors, Vol. 19, Pages 3173: An Enhanced Distributed Data Aggregation Method in the Internet of Things

“Internet of Things (IoT)” has emerged as a novel concept in the world of technology and communication. In modern network technologies, the capability of transmitting data through

JMSE, Vol. 7, Pages 229: Modeling of Sediment Transport in Bothnian Bay in the Vicinity of the Nuclear Power Plant ‘Hanhikivi-1’ Construction Site

The intensity of sediment resuspension and sedimentation in the eastern part of the Bothnian Bay near the Hanhikivi cape, where the nuclear power plant ‘Hanhikivi-1’ will be constr

If We All Ate Enough Fruits And Vegetables, There'd Be Big Shortages

There's already not enough produce for everyone in the world to get the daily recommended amount. Two new studies urge revamping the food system to feed the growing population and protect the planet.

Telescope In Chile's Mountains Looks For Signals To Explain How The Universe Began

There's a telescope high up in the mountains of Chile that's looking for signals from the earliest moments of the universe. Finding these signals would be key to explaining how the universe began.

Top EPA Scientific Integrity Official Not Allowed To Testify At House Hearing

The top scientific integrity official from the Environmental Protection Agency was barred from attending a Congressional hearing on scientific integrity on Wednesday.

WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak In Congo An International Health Emergency

The current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 1,650 people, according to the World Health Organization. About 12 new cases are reported daily.

Chimps go ape for cinema: is this the beginning of the end for mankind?

New research shows chimpanzees bond quicker after watching films together. Time for Hollywood moguls to fetch the popcorn and head for the zoo – for everyone’s sake Four years ago, while excavati

Seeing Apollo Through The Eyes Of Astronauts

Five former NASA astronauts who flew on space missions reflect on some of the awe-inspiring photos from Apollo 11, the first lunar landing flight.

Scientists Desert USDA As Agency Relocates To Kansas City Area

The mandatory move imposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on most of the workers at two vital research agencies has been criticized as a "blatant attack on science."

California condor births mark soaring comeback after numbers dwindled to 22

The birds, whose population plummeted last century, have two new chicks: Nos 1,000 and 1,001 Nestled among the red-rock cliffs of Zion national park and the Grand Canyon, California condor chicks No

Huntsville Launches 5,000 Rockets To Commemorate Apollo 11 Anniversary

The U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala., celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch by inviting everyone to launch their own rocket. They're trying to beat the world record.

‘Don’t flush your drugs m’kay’: police warn of the possibility of ‘meth-gators’

Tennessee officials fear that animals living in sewage treatment ponds could ingest drugs that have been disposed of improperly Police in Tennessee are warning residents to stop flushing methamphetam

Chimps more sociable after watching movies together – study

Evolutionary roots of bonding through shared activity may be deeper than was thought Chimpanzees enjoy watching movies together, scientists have discovered, in research that suggests social bonding t

Florida's Corals Are Dying Off, But It's Not All Due To Climate Change, Study Says

A new study from the Florida Keys shows that a lot of the stress on corals comes from local sources, providing hope that community action can help save them.

See you later alligator as Chicago's Chance the Snapper is captured

5ft 3in animal had been spotted last week in Chicago lagoon Reptile caught by Florida expert will be sent to sanctuary or zoo The alligator had a good run as day after day the people hunting for hi

Vultures make the world a better, cleaner place

Vultures play a critical role in the environment and are beneficial to all animals, including humans. They consume carrion (or dead animals), which rids the environment of potentially deadly carcasses

Italian forest rangers on the hunt of 'escape genius' bear

Animal climbed over three electric fences and four-metre high barrier to escape Italian forest rangers are on the hunt for a bear that has been described as an “escape genius” after managing to c

Bears and wolves to coexist in UK woods for first time in 1,000 years

Bear Wood near Bristol aims to spark debate about rewilding of ancient woodlands For the first time in more than 1,000 years native bears and wolves are coming snout to muzzle with each other among t

Dollar Day survival guide

Dollar Day is July 18! This is one of the most exciting days at the Zoo, but also one of the busiest. Here's how you can make the most of it.

Meet Angelica, Senior Zovargo Educator!

Angelica is a Senior Educator at Zovargo. Watch and discover what her passions are and how she grew into her important role at Zovargo!

An update on Witten’s passing

Thank you for your outpouring of love and support over the loss of our beloved giraffe Witten. Monday was a tragic whirlwind. We know you have a lot of questions, and we’ve tried to answer them belo

Dallas Zoo welcomes endangered African painted dogs back to Dallas

We are bringing back a very special species for the first time in 57 years – three endangered African painted dogs! African painted dogs are one of the most social mammals on earth, with the most st

Baby hippo will make its public debut this Saturday

Mom Boipelo and her calf explored the Simmons Hippo Outpost on Friday morning for the first time since the baby’s birth and quickly made themselves at home.

Dallas Zoo’s baby hippo to make its public debut Saturday June 1

DALLAS (May 31, 2019) – Mom Boipelo and her calf explored the Simmons Hippo Outpost on Friday morning for the first time since the baby’s birth and quickly made themselves at home. Boipelo led the

Saving our state reptile, part II.

Springtime is never boring on the rolling plains of Texas. Our latest expedition to the Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch in search of Texas horned lizards (aka “horny toads”) started a little r

Dallas Zoo welcomes a healthy baby hippo

Calf born to mom Boipelo Tuesday evening DALLAS (May 16, 2019) – The Dallas Zoo is proudly welcoming a Nile hippopotamus calf born Tuesday, May 14, around 6:30 p.m. to 12-year-old mom Boipelo after

Dallas Zoo welcomes a healthy baby hippo

The Dallas Zoo is proudly welcoming a Nile hippopotamus calf born Tuesday, May 14, around 6:30 p.m. to 12-year-old mom Boipelo after an eight-month-long gestation. Both mom and calf are doing well

Zovargo earns GS Friendship Award

At the 2018 Girl Scouts San Diego Conference, Zovargo was awarded the Friendship Award. Through several letters and nominations, we proudly earned this award. We are honored to have earned this speci

Say NO to Palm Oil

Girl Scout Cadette Troop 2856 in San Diego, Ca - with help from GSSD community partner, Zovargo - took on the problem with palm on as their Take Action Project. Watch this video to see what they disc

WILD LIFE: A Moonlight Masquerade KNSD TV 10 9 18 web content

Zovargo is the special guest for the San Diego Museum of Man's event WILD LIFE! Bringing along lots of crawling insects and arachnids for educational encounters, Zovargo is proud to partner with this

Zovargo on Fox 5 San Diego!

Zovargo provided an interactive Reptile Show for the Shoppes at Carlsbad in September 2018. To help promote our special Creature Encounter, we visited Fox 5 to spread the word and preview some of our

Meet Zovargo Educator, Vanessa!

Meet Zovargo Educator, Vanessa! Learn about her background and what her experience has been like as a Zovargo Educator. Everyone on our team has a different story and different experiences - enjoy! S

What is Conservation?

Conservation means many different things to everyone. Hear from our Zovargo partners and friends what conservation means to them and how we can all make a difference to help our world. Schools, Scout

Thank You Doyle Elementary HD

This year was our third time coming out to Doyle Elementary! We had a great time with the whole school and really appreciate these letters! Schools, Scout Meetings, Classroom Programs, and Birthday P

Zovargo on San Diego Fox 5 News!

In support of the 10th annual STEM Expo in San Diego, Zovargo provided a preview on live morning TV of all the neat "teacher creatures" that they will have during the Expo Day at Petco Park

Zovargo on San Diego's KUSI Morning Show

In support of the 10th annual STEM Expo in San Diego, Zovargo provided a preview on live morning TV of all the neat "teacher creatures" that they will have during the Expo Day at Petco Park

Zovargo Cares - YouTube

Zovargo is a conservation education organization that brings the Zoo to YOU! Interactive animal programs inspire conservation stewardship! Schools, Scout Mee...

U.S. Conservation Laws

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Wildlife Conservation and Management Program

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Goodbye to ANIMAL, Hello To Ratter!

Within this 12-year run, minus a few distractions, ANIMAL has afforded me an unprecedented opportunity to throw art parties, get a tiny bit of free shit — we totally should have asked PR firms for

Parting Shot

Cernesto in Chinatown. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) The post Parting Shot appeared first on ANIMAL.

Scratching the Surface: JCORP

ANIMAL showcases a different street artist regularly in our feature, Scratching the Surface. This week, we profile JCORP. Name/Alias: JCORP / JC♥RP / J Decade you were born in: Early 1990s (when Sa

Taber Nash Profiled In Episode 3 of ‘Human’

In an era where we buy “custom” products off of a conveyor belt, Taber Nash of Nash Motorcycle Company is doing something beyond special. He owns a small business, which creates custom, one-of-a-

Artist’s Notebook: Lawrence Mesich

Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. For this edition, Lawrence Mesich explains his video sculpture “Distributed Risk,

Today’s Pigeon

Kyle, West Village. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) The post Today’s Pigeon appeared first on ANIMAL.

Action on climate change is cheaper than inaction

Many are afraid that tackling climate change is going to be too costly. But increasingly, studies are showing action will not just be cheaper than inaction, but could actually result in economic, env

2014 warmest year since records began

Recently released data showed that 2014 was the hottest year since records began in 1880. This update includes updated charts and graphs and animations that look into this further. Read ful

COP20 — Lima Climate Conference

An overview of the Climate Change Conference (also known as COP 20), held in Lima, Peru in December 2014. While it seemed like it was a successful meeting, because developing nations were commi

Foreign aid: rebounds in 2013 to highest levels ever despite budget pressures, but still way below promised amounts

The OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) recently published new preliminary figures for aid in 2013. It showed official development assistance (ODA) aid from wealthy gov

Foreign aid: shortfall since 1970 almost $5 trillion; greater than aid given

Over 40 years ago, rich country governments agreed to give 0.7% of their GNI (Gross National Income) as official aid to poor countries for development assistance. The average aid delivered each

Ebola Outbreak In West Africa

An overview of the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa that has been described by the World Health Organization as the largest, most severe and most complex outbreak in the history of the disease.

75% of the world’s large carnivores are now in decline while rhino poaching continues to soar

A recent study has found that three quarters of the world’s big carnivores are in decline, due to declining habitats and persecution by humans. This is also having a negative impact on the environ

Tobacco kills. Higher taxes and advertising controls work

It is well known that tobacco smoking kills. But it also exacerbates poverty, contributes to world hunger by diverting prime land away from food production, damages the environment and reduces econo

COP19 - Warsaw Climate Conference

An overview of the Climate Change Conference (also known as COP 19), held in Warsaw, Poland in November 2013. Predictably and sadly, the same issues have resurfaced: West stalling on doing

Global warming has not paused, unfortunately

In recent weeks there have been more questions about whether climate change has paused, or even stopped. However, it seems that maybe these suggestions are coming from looking at long term surface te

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