Day: September 2, 2021

Hurricane Ida Causes Deathly Flood in New York

Hurricane Ida Causes Deathly Flood in New York

Hurricane Ida is the latest natural disaster to sweep the country. Earlier in the week, it caused fatal destruction in southern Louisiana, resulting in at least one death, and across New Orleans, where they experienced power outages, loss of phone service and needed rescuing from flooded homes. As Hurricane Ida becomes a tropical storm, it’s still predicted to cause flooding in the south, Tennessee, and the Ohio Valleys as it continues through Mississippi towards the north. As a result of Hurricane Ida, New York was affected by a thunderous rainstorm late Wednesday night into the early hours on Thursday.

President Biden To Address His Administration’s Response to Hurricane Ida

President Biden To Address His Administration’s Response to Hurricane Ida

This past Sunday, Hurricane Ida made landfall and ransacked through the Gulf Coast before leaving behind treacherous flooding and tornadoes throughout the Northeast. Subsequent to hitting Louisiana on Sunday, Ida is now noted as the fifth most powerful storm to strike the U.S with maximum winds of 150 mph (240 kph). These winds will likely cause tens of millions of dollars worth of damage. It is estimated that the damages could exceed $50 billion.

YouTube’s Music Service Reaches 50 Million Subscribers

YouTube’s Music Service Reaches 50 Million Subscribers

Google is making some big achievements after years of trying to launch a successful paid music streaming service. Multiple outlets are reporting today that YouTube’s music service just hit 50 million paid subscribers. According to an article on the Android Headlines website, the figure includes both YouTube Music Premium and YouTube Premium subscribers. The Google-owned brand is also counting users who are still on a trial basis.

Is it Time to Throw Out Your Soy Milk?

Is it Time to Throw Out Your Soy Milk?

Soy milk is a classic milk alternative that is undoubtedly delicious. It goes great with coffee and cereal. It won’t upset your stomach like regular cow’s milk. In lieu of its good components, soy milk is a controversial topic among the health food community. With both positive and negative effects, is it worth it to keep stocking up on soy milk?

Why “good 4 u” is Not a Copy of “Misery Business”

Why “good 4 u” is Not a Copy of “Misery Business”

Olivia Rodrigo has been giving out songwriting credits left and right for her biggest hits after people accused her of “copying” their songs. A few months ago, Rodrigo gave Taylor Swift and Jack Antonoff credits for her song, “Deja Vu,” which Rodrigo said was inspired by the bridge of Swift’s “Cruel Summer.”

Cristiano Ronaldo is the World Record Holder for International Goals

Cristiano Ronaldo is the World Record Holder for International Goals

Cristiano Ronaldo just might be the most outstanding athlete in the history of sports. While it seems to be a trend among the best soccer players, few athletes in other sports have come close to maintaining a high level of productivity well into their mid-to-late thirties.

Michigan To Vote On Bills Eliminating State Tax On Feminine Hygiene Products

Michigan To Vote On Bills Eliminating State Tax On Feminine Hygiene Products

After a 2020 lawsuit filed by three women against the state of Michigan for sex-based discrimination, a new law is being pushed to eliminate taxes placed on feminine hygiene products. This marks the ninth version of this bill in Michigan over the past six years.

World’s Biggest Triceratops Fossil Up For Grabs

World’s Biggest Triceratops Fossil Up For Grabs

Get ready to make your way to Jurassic Park because the world’s biggest triceratops fossil is now on sale, and experts say it could sell fast. The fossil, now nicknamed “Big John,” is estimated to be 66 million years old, but said to look good for his age.

Paralympics Controversy Over Malaysian Shot Putter

Paralympics Controversy Over Malaysian Shot Putter

The disqualification of a Malaysian shot putter, who appeared to have won a gold medal in the Paralympics, is causing some controversy. On Tuesday, Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli claimed victory in a shot put competition in the F20 class, but was stripped from his gold medal for showing up three minutes late.

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