‚We just don’t want people to think this is over’: Florence continues ravaging the Carolinas as the death toll climbs to 12

‚We just don’t want people to think this is over’: Florence continues ravaging the Carolinas as the death toll climbs to 12

Hurricane Florence, now a tropical storm, is tearing through the Carolinas, bringing heavy rainfall and catastrophic flooding. The storm has already left at least 12 people dead and knocked out power for more than a million residents. As of Saturday evening, Florence was moving west at 2 mph, with winds at a speed of 45…

17 people are dead after a small aircraft crashed into a lake in South Sudan

17 people are dead after a small aircraft crashed into a lake in South Sudan

JUBA (Reuters) – At least 19 people died in South Sudan on Sunday when a small aircraft carrying passengers from capital Juba to the city of Yirol crashed, an official said. There were 22 people on board the flight that departed Juba International Airport in the morning, said State information Minister Taban Abel. „The number…

People often hate the sound of their own voice — here are some of the reasons why

People often hate the sound of their own voice — here are some of the reasons why

Back in ancient Greece, actors would wear a mask called a „persona.” The functions were two-fold: to portray a different character, and to carry their voices further around the atrium. Since then, the word „person” in English, derived from persona, is the simplest definition for what we are. Our voices, according to vocal researcher at…

5,000 people are stranded at one of the most important airports in Asia as it gets pounded by Typhoon Jebi’s floodwaters

5,000 people are stranded at one of the most important airports in Asia as it gets pounded by Typhoon Jebi’s floodwaters

Typhoon Jebi has forced the shutdown of Kansai International Airport in Japan. AP Typhoon Jebi is the most powerful storm of its type to hit Japan in a quarter-century. The storm made landfall in southwestern Japan with winds of up to 130 mph, The New York Times reported. According to Japanese national broadcaster NHK, nine…

At least 26 people are dead after a huge highway bridge collapse in Italy, and the death toll could rise ‚significantly’

At least 26 people are dead after a huge highway bridge collapse in Italy, and the death toll could rise ‚significantly’

At least 26 people have been killed after a highway bridge collapsed in the northern Italian city of Genoa, the mayor said hours after the collapse — and the death toll could rise further. Officials in the Liguria region told the Associated Press on Tuesday night that 26 people had died, saying two more bodies…

Several people have been injured and police arrested a suspect after a car crashed near the UK Houses of Parliament

Several people have been injured and police arrested a suspect after a car crashed near the UK Houses of Parliament

Three people were injured Tuesday morning by a driver who eventually crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London. The silver Ford Fiesta hit several cyclists and pedestrians before hitting the barriers at 7:37 a.m. local time. The police arrested the vehicle’s driver, identified as a man in his late 20s, at the…

SpaceX just let people crawl into its new spaceship for NASA astronauts — here’s what it’s like inside

SpaceX just let people crawl into its new spaceship for NASA astronauts — here’s what it’s like inside

The spacesuit and Crew Dragon spaceship that SpaceX will use to launch NASA astronauts into space.SpaceX SpaceX allowed a few reporters into its Hawthorne, California headquarters on Monday for close-up looks at a new spaceship and spacesuit for NASA astronauts. The aerospace company, founded by tech mogul Elon Musk, built its Crew Dragon hardware as…