Scientists, citizens join forces in search of Planet Nine

Scientists, citizens join forces in search of Planet Nine

Astronomers and stargazing citizens alike are in the pursuit to spot the existence of the Planet Nine, a yet to be discovered planet that is believed to exist in the so-called Kuiper Belt.

The idea of Planet Nine has been swirling since 2014, but it gained attention in 2016 after two CalTech scientists claimed that they had detected a ninth planet in the Kuiper Belt, far beyond Neptune.

Samsung details Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus’ design, display and more

Samsung details Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus’ design, display and more

In a newly published blog post, Samsung has detailed how its recently introduced new flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, were designed.

The South Korean smartphone maker earlier today provided details on all the major design features of the two flagship handsets.

Entangled gray whale spotted off Santa Barbara County’s coast

Entangled gray whale spotted off Santa Barbara County’s coast

Volunteers with Gray Whales Count spotted an entangled gray whale off Santa Barbara County’s coast on Monday.

Michael Smith of the organization said he first spotted the entangled whale swimming past the Coal Oil Point in Isla Vista close to the campus of UC Santa Barbara, near the end of their 9a.m.-5p.m. count.

West Virginia lawmakers to consider medical marijuana legalization bill

West Virginia lawmakers to consider medical marijuana legalization bill

Members of the West Virginia House of Delegates are scheduled to discuss a controversial bill on Monday that aims to legalize medical marijuana in the state.

Late last week, the state House approved House Judiciary Chairman John Shott’s request for an additional two days to review the proposed legislation. Shott described the new bill as a “much more aggressive” measure.

EU, China to take lead on cutting global emissions

EU, China to take lead on cutting global emissions

Following Donald Trump’s recent “energy independence” executive order, the European Union has said that it is now up to the EU and China to take the lead on cutting global carbon emissions.

Speaking to reporters following a meeting with Chinese officials, EU climate commissioner Miguel Arias Canete said that it was very disappointing that the U.S. President was rolling back the Obama administration’s climate policies.

World’s strongest coffee now available in US

World’s strongest coffee now available in US

Black Insomnia, the world’s strongest coffee, is finally available in the United States. However, experts have warned even a single cup of Black Insomnia could spill a person over the daily caffeine limit.

Sean Kristafor, the founder of Black Insomnia, contends that it has scientific evidence that its brew packs numerous times the punch of a typical cup of Joe.

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