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Stanford University Researchers develop Algorithm to Find Signs of Poverty Using Satellite Images

Stanford University Researchers develop Algorithm to Find Signs of Poverty Using Satellite Images

Satellites in space over earth are not just providing services for phones and televisions, but also helping researchers collect data on crops and poverty. This information is being used to know the health of crops in rural regions, conditions of places on earth that are hardtoreach.

Donald Trump visits flood-affected Louisiana

Donald Trump visits flood-affected Louisiana

Donald Trump on Friday visited flood-affected southern Louisiana to help those in need. The flood has drowned large part of the region and killed 13 people. Trump supporters in the region are in all praise for the Republican presidential nominee.

Humpback Whale surprises Kayakers with a Rare Visit

Humpback Whale surprises Kayakers with a Rare Visit

Many whale-watchers spend several hours in the sea to get a glimpse of the giant animal, but not all of them get a site like kayakers and boaters cruising in British Columbia’sSouth Coast got last week.

A group of kayakers were enjoying the activity when a small pod of humpback whales suddenly breached in front of them. A video of the incident circulating on the Internet shows that the whale was extremely close to thekayakers’ group.

High temperature in August may melt moreArctic ice

High temperature in August may melt moreArctic ice

July was the hottest month this year and the hottest monthever recorded. Increase in temperature eventually affects ice sheet or ice cover in the Polar Regions. Same is the case with Arctic region, where increase in temperature means melting of ice. Already in July, the region has witnessed a great melt of ice. If temperature would persist to be high, similar fate will be followedin August too.

Study explains How Human Fingers evolved from Fish Fins

Study explains How Human Fingers evolved from Fish Fins

What if you come to know that human ancestors were fish? A new study has explained the journey of fins turning to human fingers. It suggested a link between human hands and fish fins.

Wreck of 18th-century Sailing Ship ‘Lady Washington’ Discovered

Wreck of 18th-century Sailing Ship ‘Lady Washington’ Discovered

Shipwreck hunters have located wreckage of a sloop believed to be offirst commercial sailing ship created on the Great Lakes. This ship, the Lady Washington, which sank in 1803 is said to be built in Pennsylvanian city Erie in 1797.

The work of finding wreckage was funded by the National Museum of the Great Lakes. According to the wreck hunters who discovered the vessel, it was resting on the bottom on Lake Ontario.

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