The Big Sur wildfire that’s been raging across the California region, destroying dozens of homes and forcing dozens more to evacuate, has now brought out the firefighting cavalry, and more than 1,000 were on the scene Thursday.
The European Space Agency has launched a satellite that it hopes will produce the most accurate three-dimensional map of our part of the Milky Way galaxy.
The power struggle between Russia and its Eastern European neighbors is playing out again on the heels of the European Union's Eastern Partnership summit.
The Heidelberg Project, a famous and long-running operation that turns ugly and abandoned Detroit street scenes and homes into works of art, has been targeted by arsonists and hit by several fires in recent weeks.
At least 100 homeowners in the Big Sur, Calif., region were sent packing on Tuesday, as wildfires swept the area and destroyed 15 or so homes — including that of the firefighting chief of the local force.
Chevron Corp.'s environmental opponents won a round in their long-running legal battle against the oil giant Tuesday, as a Canadian court upheld their bid to try to seize Chevron assets in Canada to enforce a $9.5 billion Ecuadorean court judgment over pollution in the Amazon rain forest.
Stock up now because come Jan. 1, the popular 40- and 60-watt incandescent light bulbs no longer will be welcome on U.S. store shelves.
Five years ago, Al Gore predicted the North Pole's ice cap would become a fond memory, a casualty of the raging inferno of global warming. The "entire North Polar ice cap will be gone in five years," he solemnly told a German TV audience.
We were all supposed to be dead by now, fried to a toasty potatolike chip. The global alarmists never quite got their story of fright and fear straight, whether by now we would be fried or frozen.
For decades, Americans worried about running out of energy to keep their cars revving and their homes heated, but with technologies making oil, natural gas and other fossil fuels more plentiful, the danger now is that the world might run out of the water needed to produce power.
Iran said Saturday it has successfully sent a monkey into space for a second time, part of an ambitious program aimed at manned space flight.