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Monday's supermoon peers through cloudy skies in Lower Mainland

Monday's supermoon peers through cloudy skies in Lower Mainland

WIKIPEDIA -The November 14, 2016 supermoon was 356,511 kilometres (221,526 mi) away from the center of Earth, the closest occurrence since January 26, 1948. Ordinarily the moon orbits 384,400km from Earth. These three factors completed what is necessary to be classified as a supermoon. But all in all, the effect on the moon's appearance is not going to beextreme.



Climate change worries increase as Trump elevates top deniers

Trump later denied this stance in the presidential debates, but has maintained that he would cancel the Paris climate agreement and "stop all payments of US tax dollars to United Nations global warming programs". Trump is seeking quick ways to withdraw the United States from the accord. Some industry analysts are skeptical that Trump can make good on his promises.


Project Blue kicks off citizen-driven campaign

Project Blue kicks off citizen-driven campaign

In the picture, our home planet appears to be little more than a tiny speck lost amongst the vast darkness that is space, and now Jon Morse , the former director of NASA's astrophysics division and current chief executive of the BoldlyGo Institute , told the Post that he and his colleagues are hoping "to take another pale blue-dot image".


Prince William: We're still step behind wildlife traffickers

Prince William: We're still step behind wildlife traffickers

Though he commended efforts to help endangered species, William added "the truth is we are still falling behind". Prince William has urged governments - including leaders in the United Kingdom - to protect elephants from the ivory trade by banning it completely.


Mexican experts say original pyramid found at Chichen Itza

Mexican experts say original pyramid found at Chichen Itza

The discovery could shed light on the original Mayan culture before it was influenced by populations from central Mexico , Mr Argote said. Once, twice, three times a pyramid: thanks to non-invasive scanning, archaeologists have determined that "El Castilo", also known as the Kukulkan pyramid in Chichen Itza, has two other pyramids inside of it.


Meet the man behind Biden-pranking-Trump memes

Meet the man behind Biden-pranking-Trump memes

If Joe Biden is anxious about the Donald Trump administration, he didn't show it much while he and his wife (Dr. Jill Biden ) met with Mike and Karen Pence for lunch on Wednesday. "No, I'm not anxious about it. Look, they ran on a platform they're going to try to move". "We are just very grateful for the hospitality today for the Vice President and the Second Lady", Pence said.