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Japan to Nominate Mines for UNESCO List despite South Korean Protest

Japan to Nominate Mines for UNESCO List despite South Korean Protest

Japan is set to nominate several mines for consideration as world heritage sites by UNESCO, its prime minister said on Friday, despite protests from South Korea that the move is inappropriate as forced laborers were used there in World War Two. Japan's cultural affairs agency selected the gold an

Bidens Welcome Willow the Cat to the White House

Bidens Welcome Willow the Cat to the White House

The Biden family finally has a cat. First lady Jill Biden's office has announced America's first family is excited to welcome a two-year-old, gray-and-white-striped feline named Willow to the White House. Biden, a community college professor, named the cat after her hometown of Willow Grove, P

How Many Times Can I Reuse My N95 Mask?

How many times can I reuse my N95 mask? It depends, but you should be able to use N95s and KN95s a few times. The US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention says health care workers can wear an N95 mask up to five times.

Hydrogen Planes Not Enough to Green Aviation

Hydrogen Planes Not Enough to Green Aviation

The aviation industry looks at hydrogen-fueled planes as a solution to decarbonize the sector, but a report by an environmental group released Wednesday found that they will only help limit CO2 emissions. Using hydrogen as fuel produces no climate-warming CO2 when it burns, just water, AFP said.

NASA: Tonga Volcano Hundreds of Times Stronger than Hiroshima

NASA: Tonga Volcano Hundreds of Times Stronger than Hiroshima

The Tonga volcanic eruption unleashed explosive forces that dwarfed the power of the Hiroshima atomic bomb, NASA scientists have said, as survivors on January 15 described how the devastating blast "messed up our brains,” Agence France Press (AFP) reported. The NASA Earth Observatory said the Hun

Pfizer and BioNTech Launch Trial of Omicron-Targeted COVID Vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech Launch Trial of Omicron-Targeted COVID Vaccine

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE said on Tuesday they started a clinical trial to test a new version of their vaccine specifically designed to target the COVID-19 Omicron variant, which has eluded some of the protection provided by the original two-dose vaccine regimen. The companies plan to test the i

NASA’s New Space Telescope Nears Destination in Solar Orbit

NASA’s New Space Telescope Nears Destination in Solar Orbit

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, designed to give the world an unprecedented glimpse into the earliest stages of the universe, neared its gravitational parking space on Monday in orbit around the sun, almost 1 million miles from Earth. With a final course-correcting maneuver by on-board rocket

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