Saturday, August 13, 2022


Serena Williams announced she will evolve away from tennis

Serena Williams, 40, has announced on Tuesday that she will "evolve away from tennis" after this year's US Open at the end of August. She said it’s time to do something different.

A Super Earth exoplanet was discovered at about 37 light years from us

Using Subaru Telescope of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan in Hawaii, Nasa has recently discovered a super Earth exoplanet with a mass four times that of Earth, located about 37 light years from us in the Serpens constellation, that orbits an M-type star.

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John died aged 73

Australian singer and actress Olivia Newton-John died aged 73 in Southern California surrounded by family and friends.She had breast cancer for over 30 years being diagnosed multiple times through the years.

Gas explosion in London destroyed a house and made victims

A terraced home collapsed this morning in Thornton Heath following a massive gas explosion and fire in south London. A child, a four-year-old girl, has died.

Several victims on a stampede at Khatu Shyam temple in Sikar district, India

Three women devotees – elderly people - were killed, and two others were injured in a stampede at Khatu Shyam temple in Sikar district of the state on Monday morning, in India. The injured were transported to the hospital in Jaipur.A large number of pilgrims from all acrosss Rajastan and other states had gathered outside the temple since Sunday evening.

Danger to produce a nuclear disaster at the Zaporizhzhia power plant in Ukraine

Fears of a nuclear radiation disaster grow after Europe’s biggest atomic facility - the Zaporizhzhia power plant in Ukraine - takes more artillery fire. A supposed Russian shelling damaged three radiation sensors and wounded a worker.

Big fire at an oil storage facility in Cuba

A fire ignited at an oil storage facility in Cuba at the Matanzas Supertanker Base by a lightning strike during a thunderstorm killed one unidentified person and left 121 others injured, five in critical condition. Multiple explosions occurred.

Several people were wounded in a shooting in Cincinnati and the police asks information

There were no suspects in custody as of 5 a.m. ET Sunday, after a mass shooting in Cincinnati, Ohio early Sunday morning outside a bar in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood which left at least nine people injured.

Death Valley National Park closed due to severe flooding, with many stranded inside

Death Valley National Park, near the California-Nevada state line, got 1.46 inches of rain at the beginning of the weekend. It was about 75% of the amount of rain the area typically receives in a year.

Earth is spinning faster than usual

Scientists discovered the Earth is spinning faster. On July 26, 2022 our planet finished its day 1.50 milliseconds shorter than usual.

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Alarming study predicts a catastrophic „megaflood” in California

Not today or tomorrow but in the next four decades something than anything anyone alive today has ever experienced could happen. It’s about "a very severe flood event across a broad region that has the potential to bring catastrophic impacts to society in the areas affected," similar to the 1,000-year flash flood events seen this summer in the St. Louis area and Kentucky, but across a much wider area.

Writer Salman Rushdie, author of the novel „Satanic Verses”, was stabbed on Friday in New York

Indian born Salman Rushdie, 75-year-old, the author of the novel „Satanic Verses” – in 1988 , whose writings generated death threats, was attacked and stabbed in the neck on stage Friday before giving a lecture at the Chautauqua Institution in western New York.

Cornean tissue created from porcine skin collagen improved vision to patients in trial

Mehrdad Rafat , a senior lecturer of biomedical engineering at Linköping University in Sweden and his colleagues manufactured a flexible cornean tissue by extracting and purifying collagen from porcine skin. Following successful trials, the team began testing the artificial corneas in human volunteers

New Covid-19 prevention rules issued by the CDC in America

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday changed guidance rules for Covid 19 infection in America. Quarantine is not longer required for persons who were exposed to the virus.

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