Code red “unhealthy” air quality exceeds DC area. Check the air quality on this map

Code red "unhealthy" air quality exceeds DC area.  Check the air quality on this map

Air quality deteriorated in the Washington, DC area on Thursday due to smoke from the Canadian wildfires, which pose a health risk to anyone who spends time outdoors. DC had the worst air quality in the world as of 11 am Thursday, according to IQAir. A Code Red Air Quality Alert is expected through much … Read more

Code red “unhealthy” air quality exceeds DC area. Check the air quality on this map

Code red "unhealthy" air quality exceeds DC area.  Check the air quality on this map

Air quality deteriorated to code red Thursday in the Washington, DC area due to smoke from the Canadian wildfires, which pose a health risk to anyone who spends time outdoors. It comes less than three weeks after DC was hit with the worst air quality on record. DC had the worst air quality in the … Read more

The tool allows residents to check the status of the house in the future

Derrick Lockhart, owner of Airboat Rides at Midway on the St. Johns River just across the Brevard County line, says the flooding that followed Hurricane Ian last fall was the worst he's ever seen in the area.  (Credit: TIM SHORTT/ FLORIDA TODAY, TIM SHORTT/ FLORIDA TODAY)

Storms slamming into rising seas from global warming will displace millions of Florida residents to low-lying areas by the end of the century, according to a new analysis by a research group on flood risk.. Well before that, a higher ocean will force many to either elevate their homes, similar to stilt houses on the … Read more

Check out the cool new designs for future European spacesuits

Universe Today

While the European Space Agency has no plans to build its own spacesuits any time soon, it does want to be ready. ESA recently organized the Space Suit Design Competition, allowing the public to submit designs for future European extravehicular activity (EVA) suits. The competition received 90 submissions and the experts selected five winners. This … Read more