News from the Field

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Canada Fights Geese With Drone Strikes

Canada, a nation seemingly hell-bent on confirming every national stereotype leveled against them, has begun ordering drone strikes against clusters of pesky geese. Evidently, geese have been... Read More

WATCH: Helicopter Raids Pool to Fight Fire

As massive fires sweep through Portugal, a helicopter crew has resorted to filling their bucket from a local pool to fight the flames. Portugal has requested help from Spain and France as fires... Read More

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Yosemite Fire Threatens 2,500 Homes

A wildfire raging on the western edges of Yosemite National Park has grown to roughly 15 square miles (10,000 acres) and is threating nearly 2,500 homes. The Rim Fire started on Saturday and has so... Read More

Astronaut Recounts Near-Drowning in Space

The Italian astronaut who nearly drowned in his space suit when his life-support backpack malfunctioned during a spacewalk last month shared new details about the near-miss on his blog... Read More

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Radioactive Water Leaking At Fukushima

Japan’s nuclear agency announced today that it will raise the severity level of the new radioactive water leak at Fukushima, saying the toxic puddles surrounding the site may be more... Read More