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May 01, 2019 - 5:04 pm
(KMOX) - Some people say gardening can be a freeing activity for the mind, body and soul. Well it won't get much more free than this Saturday, May 4 when people across the globe will participate in the 14th annual World Naked Gardening Day. The American Association for Nude Recreation has some tips...
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A beluga whale seen as it swims next to a fishing boat before Norwegian fishermen removed the tight harness, swimming off the northern Norwegian coast Friday, April 26, 2019. The harness strap which features a mount for an action camera, says "Equipment St. Petersburg" which has prompted speculation that the animal may have escaped from a Russian military facility. (Joergen Ree Wiig/Norwegian Direcorate of Fisheries Sea Surveillance Unit via AP)
April 29, 2019 - 1:56 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A beluga whale found with a tight harness that appeared to be Russian made has raised the alarm of Norwegian officials and prompted speculation that the animal may have come from a Russian military facility. Joergen Ree Wiig of the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries says...
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April 29, 2019 - 4:37 am
LONDON (AP) — British firefighters are tackling a blaze in the woodland that inspired "Winnie-the-Pooh." East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service says its crews were called Sunday evening to a blaze in southern England's Ashdown Forest, inspiration for the 100 Acre Wood in A.A. Milne's children's...
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digital heart
Fred Bodimer
April 16, 2019 - 4:26 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Scientists in Israel have unveiled a 3-D printed heart — complete with human tissue and vessels. But it may be a while before it is ready for actual use. Researchers at Tel Aviv University released a video that shows a living heart being printed out. It's small, about the size of...
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(Photo by Benoît Moser/BSPP via Getty Images)
April 16, 2019 - 1:42 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Damage assessment teams are surveying the still majestic, but charred Notre Dame cathedral in Paris . St. Louis Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson talked with KMOX about the challenges when trying to fight a fire of that magnitude. The Chief also pointed out the importance or having...
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ADDIS ABABA, March 10, 2019 (Xinhua) -- The wreckage of an Ethiopian Airlines' aircraft is seen at the crash site, some 50 km east of Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, on March 10, 2019. All 157 people aboard Ethiopian Airlines flight were confirmed dead as Africa's fastest growing airline witnessed the worst-ever incident in its history. The incident on Sunday, which involved a Boeing 737-800 MAX, occurred a few minutes after the aircraft took off from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport to Nairobi, Kenya. It crashed around Bishoftu town, the airline said. (Xinhua/Wang Shoubao) (Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA)
March 25, 2019 - 2:43 pm
This week, Congress joins the investigation into Boeing and the FAA.
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earth from space
March 18, 2019 - 3:28 pm
NASA officials say a huge meteor exploded in the Earth's atmosphere with the force of 10 atomic bombs — and it happened just a few miles from the Earth's surface. The meteor, which measured several meters across, exploded over the Bering Sea back in December, about 15 miles above Russia. The blast...
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English computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web, delivers a speech during an event at the CERN in Meyrin near Geneva, Switzerland, March 12, 2019 marking 30 years of World Wide Web. (Fabrice Coffrini/Pool, Keystone via AP)
March 12, 2019 - 8:41 am
GENEVA (AP) — At the ripe old age of 30 and with half the globe using it, the World Wide Web is facing growing pains with issues like hate speech, privacy concerns and state-sponsored hacking, its creator says, trumpeting a call to make it better for humanity. Tim Berners-Lee on Tuesday joined a...
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In this undated photo issued by University of Bristol, England, showing a horse wearing a zebra striped coat. Scientists from the University of Bristol and the University of California at Davis, dressed horses in black-and-white Zebra type striped coats for part of their research, offering evidence that zebra stripes provide protection from blood-sucking insects that spread diseases. (University of Bristol and University of California at Davis via AP)
February 21, 2019 - 10:53 am
LONDON (AP) — Zebra stripes are dazzling — particularly to flies. That's the conclusion of scientists from the University of Bristol and the University of California at Davis who dressed horses in black-and-white striped coats to help determine why zebras have stripes. The researchers found that...
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