Too many peanuts has kept prices low throughout the 2012 growing season and the economic outlook isn't too rosy for next year as the crop seem headed toward large, if not record, this year. Alas!
Almost any picture you see of the Sun will show sunspots. These are dark dots on the surface of the Sun, and they’re even visible from Earth without a telescope.
US seafood landings reached a 17-year high in 2011, thanks in part to rebuilding fish populations, and the value of landings also increased, according to a new report released today by NOAA.
The Arctic Ocean’s vast, frozen expanse of ice is rapidly vanishing. Recently scientists reported a record shrinkage of the extent sea ice.
September, October, and November are the meteorological months considered the autumn season in the US.
It’s the first meteorological month of the autumn season, and this September is likely to be a rather mild one for the majority of the country.
With so many cups of coffee consumed daily, scientists have conducted many studies to weigh the possible health impacts.
Images taken by high-resolution cameras on NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter reveal that five of the six flags erected by Apollo astronauts are still standing.
The U.S. corn production likely dropped 5.2 percent in the past week to its lowest level in six years and millions of U.S.
On Sunday, July 1, 2012, much of the southeastern United States was in the grip of a record-breaking heat wave.
There's a lot of information that the surface daily weather map contains, from high pressure areas and low pressure areas, to all types of precipitation, and of course, "fronts." Here, I'd like to tak
They keep us safe on the streets but just what does it take to be on the force? Our very own officer of fun, George Elliott stopped by the Wilmington Police Department for a training session today to see if he has what it takes.
Droughts occur throughout North America, and in any given year, at least one region is experiencing drought conditions.
Progress in electrical engineering, pollution control, and energy security are just a few of the reasons the good old fashioned incandescent light bulbs continue to decline in significance when it com