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New Royal Research Ship name poll sabotaged by pranksters

It will be the £200 million flagship of Britains scientific fleet, with a serious mission to study ice sheets, ocean currents and marine life.But the new Royal Research Ship now being built could proudly set sail under the less than distinguished name of RRS Boaty McBoatface.Jokers have made the name the runaway favourite in an online poll to name the high-tech vessel.

Natural Gas Price Prediction Prices Slip Following Inventory Build

Natural gas prices edged lower on Friday, following Thursdays larger than expected build in natural gas inventories. The EIA reported at 91 Bcf build compared to expectations that inventories would rise 85 Bcf. Warmer than normal weather is forecast to cover most of the United States for the next 8-14 days. This should buoy cooling demand.

The ICA has arrived in Eastie. Here’s your first look inside

Since the Institute of Contemporary Art moved to the Seaport District, in 2006, its director, Jill Medvedow, has gazed out her museum windows mulling over how to artistically engage Boston Harbor, and how to reach across the water to East Boston.On July 4, the ICA will open a new exhibition space there, the Watershed, in Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina.

Navy Professors Family History Parallels U.S. Founding Fathers Vision on Education | Features

Who knew that President John Adams could see so far into the 21st century?Dr. Carson Eoyang keynote speaker at a Navy Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month Observance posed the question after reciting a quote by the second president of the United States.I must study politics and war, that our sons may have the liberty to study mathematics and philosophy…

Port of Corpus Christi Approves $217 Million Bond Package

The Port of Corpus Christi approved a bond resolution authorizing the Port to issue up to $217 million in revenue bonds to help finance major capital improvements, including the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. The financing will allow the Port to continue developing more terminals, rail, and channel improvements needed to…
Search and rescue authorities search for bodies following the capsize of a ferry on Indonesia's lake Toba (picture-alliance/AP Photo/L. Fahmi)

Indonesia Lake Toba ferry accident: Captain detained for questioning

Indonesian officials on Wednesday said at least four people had died after a ferry capsized on Lake Toba.Transport Minister Budi Karya Sumadi and National Search and Rescue Agency chief Muhammad Syaugi said in a news conference that a search and rescue party found the bodies of three women on Wednesday, in addition to one…

Georgia Coast Guard rescued boaters capsized near Charleston

Three boaters were rescued by the Coast Guard Tuesday after their boat capsized, leaving them stranded on a beach.A helicopter crew rescued the men, whose vessel capsized near St. Catherines Island, Ga., according to the Coast Guard.The Coast Guard reported it learned about the men in peril after watchstanders at their Charleston facility were called at 12:45 p.m.

The Most Elegant Way to Travel Through France Is Now on a Barge

This summer, Belmond unveils two new vessels to its existing fleet of five, offering AD an exclusive first-look. Designed by Inge Moore of the London-based Muza Lab, the barges (with routes from Strasbourg to Arzviller, and La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre to the Champagne region) feel floral and elegant. Moore wanted a softness that…

Cedar Key Lions Club celebrates Golden Anniversary

The Cedar Key Lions Club celebrated their Golden AnniversaryCedar Key Lions Club President Dale Register welcomed more than 65 dignitaries to the Clubs 50th Anniversary celebration, held at the Cedar Key Community Center in Cedar Key. Attendees included International Lions Club dignitaries, Regional Lions Club officers, community leaders and guests.

Texas and Alaska Witness a Fall in Onshore Drilling Rigs

Zacks Equity Research,The number of rigs exploring in the U.S. resources declines for the first time after a 10-week rise.MoreIn its weekly release, Baker Hughes BHGE, a GE company, reported rig count decline in the United States.About the Rig CountBaker Hughes data, which is issued at the end of every week since 1944,…

Luxury Ferry Sunk as Artificial Reef

On Friday, Delaware Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) sank the retired ferry Twin Capes at an artificial reef site off the coast of Cape May, New Jersey.The Twin Capes went down at 1155 hours at the site of the the Del-Jersey-Land Inshore Artificial Reef. The vessel's sinking was carried out by Norfolk…

5328 Bellaire in Lakewood | Real Estate

If you like unusual, modern architecture instead of the traditional houses found throughout most of New Orleans, and if youre a fan of architect Frank Lloyd Wright, you have got to have a look at this listing.This is an architectural gem, said Eleanor Farnsworth, the listing agent with Gardner Realtors. Its the personal…

Crystal Lake dredging project begins | News

AYR Work has begun at Crystal Lake Recreation Area near here to dredge the lake and improve the parks recreational features.Planned improvements include excavating sediment from the lake, reshaping and stabilizing the shoreline, and creating additional access for fishing.A new wetland will be constructed on the south end of the lake to improve the quality of the water entering the system.

Bill to give states greater control over offshore oil

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are considering legislation granting states greater control over their coastal waters.Lawmakers considers greater state control of offshore oilSupporters say legislation is fairCritics say measure amounts to a 'ransom'READ: Draft legislationUnder the proposed legislation, states…

Casperson battling stage 4 lung cancer | News, Sports, Jobs

State Sen. Tom Casperson, R-EscanabaESCANABA — State Sen. Tom Casperson, R-Escanaba, has publicly announced he’s been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.Casperson told Radio Results Network Thursday that the cancer has spread into his spine, and he probably will begin amino therapy treatment soon. He told the Radio News…

ALL-AROUND ATHLETE: Bollinger, three-sport star, earns state's top athletic honor

But the former signal caller for the New York Jets, Minnesota Vikings and Dallas Cowboys explained he doesn't plan on giving Wentz any pointers on how to direct the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles anytime soon."I don't think he needs any advice from me," Bollinger joked. "He's pretty unbelievable as to…

Chevron's 2nd Train at Wheatstone LNG Project Comes Online

Zacks Equity Research,1 / 3These 5 stocks look dirt cheap but is it too good to be true?Chevron Corporation CVX recently achieved a major milestone, as it started production at its second unit of the Wheatstone LNG project in Western Australia, solidifying its position as one of the biggest suppliers of natural gas to the…

Mayor Testifies Against 'Oil Ransom Bill'

Cahoon testifying before the subcommittee. Photo: YoutubeFrom an Outer Banks Voice reportComparing Dare Countys tourism-based economy to the Greek parable about the Sword of Damocles, Nags Head Mayor Ben Cahoon testified before a congressional committee Thursday in opposition to a draft proposal that would charge significant…

No 'specific' reason mountaintop removal study halted | News

By KATE MISHKINHD MediaThere's no apparent reason why a study on the health effects of mountaintop removal was halted last year, according to the Department of the Interior's deputy inspector general.The study, "Potential Human Health Effects of Surface Coal Mining Operations in Central Appalachia" would have looked at…

How to Buy the Old School LEGO Sets You Loved As a Kid

LEGO bricks are as close to futureproof as toys get. You can take a brick made for the 1968 model European Taxi and snap it onto one made for Hagrids Hut, a set produced in 2001. Part of the fun of collecting LEGOs is making your own creations, and the fact that all of the pieces fit together and come apart easily across…