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Archaeologists find massive ring of ancient shafts close to Stonehenge

N'dea Yancey-Bragg, USA TODAY Published 12:02 p.m. ET June 22, 2020 | Updated 9:25 a.m. ET June 23, 2020CLOSE Evidence suggests the wide circle of subterranean pits about 2 miles northeast of the famous stone circle Stonehenge was built in the same time period. Video ElephantA group of archaeologists discovered what could be one of…

Massive Las Vegas sportsbook loss –

LAS VEGAS — The nearly quarter-million dollars in winning wagers reportedly placed at MGM Resorts last Sunday might be the largest sportsbook loss in Las Vegas history on bets made after an event has started.Seven longtime Las Vegas bookmakers can’t recall a larger loss, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. But each oddsmaker has taken hits on…

These massive sharks have teeth on their eyeballs

A new study on whale sharks reveals the existence of tiny teeth-like structures covering the eyes. These features are thought to be used as protection against abrasion, acting as a layer of armor.  Whale sharks are considered to be an endangered species. If you didn’t already think the mighty whale shark was impressive, just wait…

Massive Variable Star Mysteriously Disappears from Distant Dwarf Galaxy

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Massive blue star disappears in unmatched cosmic secret

You’d think it would be hard to lose track of something 2.5 million times brighter than the sun. But there’s something strange going on with one such massive star in the Kinman Dwarf galaxy: It seems to have disappeared. The star is of a type called a luminous blue variable and is located 75 million…

Why massive Saharan dust plumes are blowing into the United States

This story was originally published by Wired and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The pandemic is still raging, the Arctic is burning up, and microplastics are polluting every corner of the Earth, but do try to take a deep breath. Actually, belay that, especially if you live in the southern United…

Massive Saharan dust aerosol blanket

Dust storms from Africa's Saharan Desert traveling across the Atlantic Ocean are nothing new, but the current dust storm has been quite expansive and NASA satellites have provided a look at the massive June plume. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite showed the blanket of dust had moved over the Gulf of Mexico and extended into Central…

Enormous Sahara Desert dust cloud reaches America’s south

A giant dust cloud has traveled 5,000 miles from the Sahara Desert across the Atlantic Ocean this past week. While it has led to some spectacular sunsets, experts are concerned that the dust particles will exacerbate respiratory illnesses — something especially dangerous during the coronavirus pandemic.June 27, 2020

Massive Saharan dust cloud makes its way to Southern states still fighting coronavirus

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Exclusive: Massive spying on users of Google’s Chrome shows new security weakness

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google’s market-leading Chrome web browser, researchers at Awake Security told Reuters, highlighting the tech industry’s failure to protect browsers as they are used more for email, payroll and other sensitive functions. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Google…

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United Airlines is sending furlough warnings to 36,000 U.S. workers

DAVID KOENIG, AP updated on July 8, 2020 | 1:37 PM United Airlines is warning 36,000 employees – nearly half its U.S. staff – they could be furloughed in October, the clearest signal yet of how deeply the virus pandemic is hurting the airline industry. The outlook for a recovery in air travel has dimmed…

Trump threatens to cut federal help if schools don’t reopen

President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to withhold federal funding if schools don’t reopen in the fall, and he lashed out at federal health officials over school reopening guidelines that he says are impractical and expensive. Taking to Twitter to voice his frustration, Trump argued that countries including Germany, Denmark and Norway have reopened schools…

Portsmouth mayor withstands require Trump rally mask requirement

The mayor of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is holding firm against calls for a mask mandate for President Donald Trump’s rally Saturday night at a local airport in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is a card that when we play it, we have to carry it out,” Mayor Rick Becksted said Monday, according to…

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We Visited the Set of ‘Tough as Nails,’ the Most Unique Fitness Challenge on TV

CBS' new fitness competition show, Tough as Nails, features workers with some of the toughest jobs in America.The challenges take place at actual job sites, and are inspired by the work that takes place there.Tough as Nails is hosted by Phil Keoghan of The Amazing Race. It premieres Wednesday, July 8th at 8/7c on CBS.The…

50 Celebrities Who Were Literally Born to Be Famous

1 of 50 Alexa Ray Joel Famous parent(s): supermodel Christie Brinkley and singer Billy Joel What it was like: "It took me a minute—being the daughter of such iconic figures, it took some growing into," she's said. "You're exposed to the spotlight at such a young age and that, of course, can be challenging. ……

Why Exercise Makes You Cough

You had a great run. You sailed through the steady-state parts and even tackled the toughest moments of the set like a pro. All good, except...cough, cough, hack, what? Nothing can break your post-run euphoria quite like a coughing fit. But why are you hacking now when you breathed just fine during your workout?Before you…