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This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Once, when I lived in Louisville, KY, I witnessed a lightning strike that hit the ground a few dozen feet from my vehicle, as I was merging on to the Gene Snyder Expressway. If you’ve never been close to a lightning strike, it can be difficult to describe the experience. At that range, there’s no

When Meteorites Strike the Moon, They Launch Water Vapor Into Space

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. We tend to think of the moon as an airless wasteland, and that’s mostly true. The moon actually has a tenuous envelope of water and hydroxyl (OH) molecules. NASA launched the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) mission in 2013 to study the wispy gas around the moon. Now, NASA reports LADEE spotted what

EA Frantically Defends Loot Crates in Battlefront II as Gamers Strike Back

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Electronic Arts, America’s most-beloved game publisher, ran face-first into controversy earlier this week when a player looking forward to Battlefront II dared to touch the most fearsome Dark Side power of them all: Math. When EA was initially asked to justify why it would take up to 40 hours of gameplay to unlock major heroes

Daily Checkup: Rotator cuff woes strike often

Dr. Leesa Galatz, a shoulder and elbow expert for 16 years, describes how simple changes in physical behavior can alleviate pain. The Specialist: As the system-wide chairperson of orthopedic surgery at Mount Sinai, Dr. Leesa Galatz has been practicing as a shoulder and elbow specialist for 16 years. Ninety percent of the surgeries she performs are for shoulder injuries. Who’s at risk: Rotator cuff disease is extremely prevalent, especially in

Daily Checkup: Rotator cuff woes strike often

Dr. Leesa Galatz, a shoulder and elbow expert for 16 years, describes how simple changes in physical behavior can alleviate pain. The Specialist: As the system-wide chairperson of orthopedic surgery at Mount Sinai, Dr. Leesa Galatz has been practicing as a shoulder and elbow specialist for 16 years. Ninety percent of the surgeries she performs are for shoulder injuries. Who’s at risk: Rotator cuff disease is extremely prevalent, especially in

U.S. drone strike targets ISIS executioner 'Jihadi John'

Uncredited/AP The ISIS killer known as “Jihadi John” was targeted by a drone strike. Jihadi John has gone to hell. A U.S. drone strike may have finally wiped out the masked ISIS executioner known as “Jihadi John,” officials said Thursday. It was unclear if the air strike near Raqqa, Syria had killed the 27-year-old barbaric British monster, whose real name is Mohammed Emwazi. The Pentagon said in a statement that

Missouri faculty threaten walkout amid football strike

Jeff Roberson/AP University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe stayed at his University Hall campus until at least 1:30 a.m. meeting with a member of the Board of Curators and its general counsel amid complaints over his handling of racial harassment.  University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe hunkered down for a late night meetup with one member of the Board of Curators amid threats of a football strike and faculty

Air strike leaves 38 dead at Yemeni wedding reception

Hani Mohammed/AP Smoke billows from a Saudi-led airstrike in Sanaa, Yemen. A separate air strike at a Yemeni wedding reception, which officials said was a “mistake,” left 38 people dead and at least 40 injured. One minute there was joy, the next terror. And when it was all over, there were 38 dead bodies and 40 more wounded Monday at a Yemeni wedding reception. The strikes by attack helicopters from

Madden: Pete Rose's latest strike doesn't change Hall debate

Pete Rose The latest revelations about Pete Rose’s gambling past — which came about with the sudden and curious reappearance of the 1989 betting ledger kept by his former memorabilia agent, Mike Bertolini — if nothing else have ensured that the game’s all-time hit king can never come off baseball’s permanent ineligible list. That Rose, according to the page copies of the ledger obtained by ESPN, bet on baseball as

Al Qaeda says U.S. strike killed leader of Yemen affiliate

AL-MALAHEM MEDIA/AFP/Getty Images Al-Qaida has confirmed that Nasir al-Wuhayshi has been killed in a U.S. strike. Al Qaeda has confirmed that Nasir al-Wuhayshi, its No. 2 figure and leader of its powerful Yemeni affiliate, has been killed in a U.S. strike. In a video statement released early Tuesday by the media wing of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the group confirmed his death and said his deputy, Qassim al-Rimi,