One of world’s largest icebergs drifting beyond Antarctic waters after it was grounded for 3 decades

The British Antarctic Survey says that one of the world’s largest icebergs is drifting beyond Antarctic waters after being grounded for more than three decades ByThe Associated Press November 25, 2023, 12:16 PM This images provided by Maxar Technologies shows the A23a iceberg moving through the sea sea near the Antarctica, on Wednesday Nov. 15, … Read more

Ukraine’s Military Says Russia Launched Largest Drone Attack

KYIV, Ukraine — Russia on Saturday launched its most intense drone attack on Ukraine since the beginning of its full-scale invasion in 2022, targeting the Ukrainian capital, military officials said. In total, Russia launched 75 Iranian-made Shahed drones against Ukraine, of which 74 were destroyed by air defenses, Ukraine’s air force said. “Kyiv was the main target,” … Read more

31 premature babies are evacuated from Gaza’s largest hospital, but scores of trauma patients remain

KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip — Health officials said 31 premature babies in “extremely critical condition” were transferred safely Sunday from Gaza ‘s main hospital and will go to Egypt, while over 250 patients with severely infected wounds and other urgent conditions remained stranded days after Israeli forces entered the compound to look for Hamas operations … Read more

Live updates | Fighting outside Gaza’s largest hospital prompts thousands to flee

Fighting between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants outside Gaza’s largest hospital has prompted thousands of people to flee from the sprawling medical facility, but hundreds of patients and others displaced by the war remained inside, health officials said Monday. Shifa hospital has been without electricity and water for three days, and gunfire and bombings outside … Read more

Attacked by Amazon forest’s largest venomous snake, a man fights to survive

Comment on this storyCommentAdd to your saved storiesSave RIO DE JANEIRO — Few creatures are more feared in the Amazon forest than the surucucu-pico-de-jaca. Considered the largest venomous snake in the Americas — and the world’s longest viper — the South American bushmaster injects up to 500 milligrams of venom into its victims, who develop … Read more

Indian travelers are set to be fourth largest global spenders by 2030 

Revenge travel after the pandemic may be over for many countries, but the urge to hop on a plane has not dwindled for travelers from India.  Indians could be the fourth-largest global travel spenders by 2030, according to a recent report by and McKinsey.  However, they pointed out that outbound travel only accounted for … Read more

Israel strikes near Gaza’s largest hospital after accusing Hamas of using it as a base

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip — Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes early Sunday near Gaza’s largest hospital, which is packed with patients and tens of thousands of Palestinians seeking shelter, residents said. Israel has said Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers have a command post under the hospital, without providing much evidence. The strikes came a day after … Read more

Russia suffers heavy losses in ‘largest offensive action’ since invasion began

Russia has suffered heavy losses in a large-scale armoured assault to encircle a strategically important town in Ukraine’s eastern Donestsk region, open source analysis has shown. Analysts said Kyiv’s forces took out dozens of tanks and other armoured vehicles during Moscow’s two-day offensive operation to encircle the settlement of Avdiivka. Russian troops attempted a blitzkrieg-style … Read more

Google Cloud, AWS, and Cloudflare report largest DDoS attacks ever

Monster DDoS attacks hit Google Cloud and other major internet services. Google Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks may be one of the least sophisticated types of cyberattacks but they can do real damage. Now Google and other top cloud companies are reporting new records for the largest DDoS attacks ever. The Google Cloud was hit … Read more

The ‘world’s largest offshore wind farm’ produces its first power

A Haliade-X wind turbine photographed in the Netherlands on March 2, 2022. Peter Boer | Bloomberg | Getty Images A project described as the “world’s largest offshore wind farm” took a major step forward over the weekend after producing its first power. Located off the coast of northeast England in the North Sea, the Dogger … Read more