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Sahara Desert Dust Takes Transatlantic Trip

If you’re sneezing right now, the cause may be on the other side of the planet. In late June, winds began blowing what NASA describes as a “river of dust” from Africa across the Atlantic Ocean to North and South America. Because of thermal...Show More Summary

How a Paralyzed Man Moved His Fingers With His Mind

Ian Burkhart had barely finished his freshman year of college when he broke his neck. Standing on top of a cliff in North Carolina's Outer Banks, which overlooked an orange sandbar jutting into the Atlantic Ocean, he dove hands-first toward the deceptively shallow water below "It happened so fast. Show More Summary

A-Mark Precious Metals may profit from increased awareness

When the torpedoed World War II British cargo ship SS Gairsoppa was found three miles deep in the North Atlantic in 2011, the big winners were the salvagers and — eventually — A-Mark Precious Metals Inc. of Santa Monica.

ARTHUR NOW A TROPICAL STORM, TAKES AIM ON NOVA SCOTIA

Hurricane Arthur moved back over the Atlantic Friday after causing some damage on North Carolina’s barrier islands before weakening to a tropical storm. Click here to read the story.

@Cnnyourmom: inserting "your mom" into news headlines

last weekOdd : Boing Boing

@Cnnyourmom is admittedly immature, but works surprisingly well: "Your Mom Forms In Atlantic, Threatens North Carolina" (via JWZ

Every Single Plane Crossing The North Atlantic In A 24-Hour Period

This new, cool 3D visualisation shows all the passenger planes that go through the five major air spaces over the North Atlantic during a 24 hour period. It’s like watching a modern version of the thermonuclear war simulations in War Games — without all the final explosions. More »      

WATCH: Atlantic Ocean B&B Takes Direct Hit from Hurricane Arthur

Check out these videos shot from the Frying Pan Tower B&B, a former U.S. Coast Guard Light Station located 32 miles south of Bald Head, North Carolina, as Hurricane Arthur made [...] The post WATCH: Atlantic Ocean B&B Takes Direct Hit from Hurricane Arthur appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Atlantic Canada Is Next in Line for Hurricane Arthur on Saturday

While almost all of the coverage of Hurricane Arthur in both the American and global media focused on the storm's impact on North Carolina, the storm is still churning in the Atlantic and it has its sights set on Atlantic Canada. Read more...

Hurricane Arthur weakens to a Category 1 storm

last weekNews : The Newsroom

Hurricane Arthur has weakened to Category 1 storm in the Atlantic after bringing flooding and power outages to North Carolina's Outer Banks overnight.

Hurricane Arthur weakens after rattling North Carolina

Hurricane Arthur knocked out power to thousands of homes on the North Carolina coast on Thursday as it hit the state's Outer Banks. The storm — the first of the 2014 Atlantic season — gained strength to become a Category 2 storm with sustained winds of 100 miles per hour as it began pelting eastern North Carolina with high winds and heavy rain. Show More Summary

10 things you need to know today: July 4, 2014

1. Hurricane Arthur weakens after rattling North CarolinaHurricane Arthur knocked out power to thousands of homes on the North Carolina coast on Thursday as it hit the state's Outer Banks. The storm — the first of the 2014 Atlantic season...Show More Summary

WEAKENING HURRICANE ARTHUR HEADS BACK OUT TO SEA, STARTS WORKING WAY UP EAST COAST

Hurricane Arthur has moved back over the Atlantic and is projected to remain offshore this Fourth of July, after making landfall on the southern end of North Carolina’s barrier islands yesterday with sustained winds up to 100 mph. The National Hurricane Center said that little additional change in strength was expected and that the storm […]

The 10 Most Important Things Happening In The World Right Now

Good morning! Here are the top headlines around the world right now. 1. Hurricane Arthur makes landfall on the North Carolina coast. The first hurricane of the Atlantic season slammed into the Outer Banks as Category 2 storm on Thursday night, forcing thousands of vacationers to scrap their July fourth holiday plans. Show More Summary

Outer Banks to take full force of Hurricane Arthur

last weekNews : The Newsroom

The first hurricane of the Atlantic season gained strength on Thursday as it spun closer to the North Carolina coast, bringing the anticipated stiff wind gusts and heavy rain that forced thousands of vacationers to scrap their July Fourth holiday plans amid evacuation orders. Show More Summary

Arthur kicks off 2014 hurricane season, ruins July 4 celebrations for thousands along Eastern Seaboard

Hurricane Arthur definitely is not patriotic. The first named storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to hit the Wilmington, North Carolina, area tonight as a category 2 storm. Click images for Hurricane Arthur updates from The Weather Channel. Show More Summary

Hurricane Arthur intensifies as it heads for North Carolina

By Chris Keane HATTERAS ISLAND, N.C, (Reuters) - The first hurricane of the Atlantic season gained strength on Thursday and was expected to attain Category 2 status as it reached the North Carolina coast, where thousands of vacationers scrubbed their July Fourth holiday plans amid evacuation orders. Show More Summary

Watch Hurricane Arthur Through the Lens of Instagram

Hurricane Arthur, the first named storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, is on the edge of Category 2 status as it heads for a rendezvous with North Carolina. The storm is on course to make landfall somewhere between Cape Hatteras...Show More Summary

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Hurricane Arthur definitely is not patriotic. The first storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurrican season is expected to hit the Wilmington, North Carolina, are tonight as a category 2 storm. d After making landfall in the Tar Heel State, forecasters...Show More Summary

Ironing out details of the carbon cycle: Dissolved iron in North Atlantic traced to sources

Iron is an essential element in all living creatures, and its availability in seawater can have a profound effect on phytoplankton growth and, consequently, the earth's carbon cycle. Scientists have assessed the various sources of dissolved...Show More Summary

Another North Carolina Town Stands Up Against Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration

A North Atlantic right whale swims off the Georgia coast, an endangered species that would be affected by seismic airgun testing. (Photo: FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute / Flickr Creative Commons) Kill Devil Hills, a small coastal town located in North Carolina’s Outer Banks, has joined the mounting opposition towards seismic airgun blasting along the Atlantic Coast.

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