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Mechanical issue may have caused deadly seaplane crash
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Mechanical issue may have caused deadly seaplane crash

SEATTLE — A mechanical issue may have caused the seaplane crash that killed 10 people off an island in Washington state last month, U.S. investigators said Monday. The National Transportation Safety Board, the agency investigating the Sept. 4 crash off Whidbey Island, said it appeared a critical part that moved the plane’s horizontal tail stabilizer...

Tennessee fan claims win over Alabama caused her to go into labor
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Tennessee fan claims win over Alabama caused her to go into labor

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – As Chase McGrath lined up the game-winning field goal Saturday night, Tennessee fans all around the state were as tense as they’d been all day. Once the ball cleared the uprights, that nervousness turned into unfathomable joy, but for a woman in Chattanooga it turned out to be the very thing...

Study says asteroid that killed the dinosaurs also caused a global tsunami
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Study says asteroid that killed the dinosaurs also caused a global tsunami

The asteroid that ended the reign of the dinosaurs sixty-six million years ago also created a “mega-tsunami” whose waves grew more than a mile high, according to a new study.  Scientists recreated the impact of the Chicxulub, a nine-mile-wide asteroid that not only wiped out the dinosaurs but destroyed most of Earth’s species and plants....

GPS interference caused the FAA to reroute Texas air traffic. Experts stumped
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GPS interference caused the FAA to reroute Texas air traffic. Experts stumped

Getty Images The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the cause of mysterious GPS interference that, over the past few days, has closed one runway at the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and prompted some aircraft in the region to be rerouted to areas where signals were working properly. The interference first came to light on Monday...

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Fracking caused daily earthquakes at UK’s only active site | Fracking

Fracking caused an earthquake every day at the UK’s only active site at Preston New Road in Lancashire, analysis has found. Between 2018 and 2019, the site near Blackpool was responsible for 192 earthquakes over the course of 182 days , according to analysis of House of Commons Library data by the Liberal Democrats. Fracking...

COVID pandemic caused changes to global mortality not seen in 70 years, say researchers | UK News
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COVID pandemic caused changes to global mortality not seen in 70 years, say researchers | UK News

The COVID pandemic has caused a “protracted shock” to life expectancy levels leading to global mortality changes not seen in the last 70 years, according to research. Previous epidemics have seen fairly rapid “bounce backs” to life expectancy levels, said experts. But the scale and magnitude of COVID-19 on mortality confounds claims that it has...