East Antarctica’s Denman Glacier has retreated almost 3 miles in the past 22 years and, if completely thawed, would cause sea levels worldwide to rise by almost 5 feet.
The disc of the Milky Way galaxy, a well-known image, is some 260,000 light years across, although much of the actual diameter of our home galaxy is made up of unobservable dark matter, only detectable through observations made of gravitational effects on surrounding objects.
According to a recent research survey, for men, having an older brother somewhat correlates with being homosexual.
As the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic sweeps across the globe, infecting tens of thousands of people, some scientists warn that the virus could be transmitted from humans to apes, a potentially lethal blow that could cause extinctions.
Criminal gangs have reportedly imposed curfews in some of Rio-de-Janeiro's favelas amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Brazilian government restricted the use of public transport, but has not officially laid out a plan to keep people off the streets.
Pornography sets across North America have been asked to voluntarily halt production by an industry body - the Free Speech Coalition (FSC) - which advised the suspension to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Suspicions about possible UFO sightings around the US are beginning to grow after yet another video was recorded, capturing a trio of red orbs traveling in formation, stopping and changing direction in the night sky.
On Saturday, President Trump touted a pair of anti-malaria drugs as potential treatment for COVID-19, citing anecdotal evidence as to their effectiveness when "taken together."
Big Hit Entertainment will launch the video language lessons as the coronavirus spread across the globe.
The Shenzhen-based app, formerly named Tencent Meeting, will compete directly with America's Zoom and GoToMeeting apps. China's latest videoconferencing platform rolled out across more than 100 countries such as Singapore, Japan, Hong Kong and many others.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India is witnessing a complete lockdown due to coronavirus. To contain it, the government is seeking to ensure that people remain indoors. The virus has so far resulted in 10 deaths across the country.
Notorious drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, who was shot dead in late 1993, kept four hippos at his private menagerie at Hacienda Nápoles in Colombia. Left to roam free after his death, the animals have since grown in numbers, with scientists and locals branding them as pests that shouldn't be running wild.
New Delhi (Sputnik): As India beefs up measures to combat the coronavirus, 30 states and union territories, including Delhi have been put in complete lockdown to break the chain of transmission of the virus with public transport banned and borders sealed.
The Danish Medicines Agency has warned that the health sector is at risk of running out of protective equipment, such as face masks and sanitiser, and is encouraging everyone to use protective equipment sparingly to help prevent a healthcare crisis.
Incidentally, this is not the first time Marita Ulvskog fell victim to a fake account impersonating politicians.
The frightening guest was said to be five-meters long and weighing over 80 kilograms, according to local media. The snake catcher said it was the biggest creeping thing he has caught in 27 years.
Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force addressing the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic, detailed that he had to repeatedly tell Trump the facts but has stopped appearing at daily COVID-19 briefings, causing questions on Twitter.
The animal, called Ikaria wariootia, was said to have lived over 555 million years ago and is reportedly believed to be the first known example of a bilaterian, an organism from which most modern life descended, defined as having both a front and rear, two symmetrical sides and openings at either end connected by a gut.
Names, phone numbers, credit scores and more personal details of more than 200 million US citizens were recently wiped from the publicly accessible server of an unidentified owner.
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has reported that 'white supremacists' are encouraging members who have become infected with COVID-19 to spread the virus to police officers and Jewish people.