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Super Typhoon Lan is headed for Japan

A Category-4 equivalent Pacific cyclone is barreling towards Japan with wind gusts of 180 mph (300 km/h). Super Typhoon Lan is forecasted to hit Tokyo bay around 6am local time on Monday, Oct. 129 more words

Watch: There were zero airplanes flying over the state of Florida last night as Hurricane Irma moved through

Over the past two days, airplanes slowly began diverting away from the path of Hurricane Irma, and on Sunday there wasn’t a single plane to be found over the entire state. 110 more words

What the solar eclipse will look like, wherever you are in the US

You’ve got the glasses. The playlist. Cameras at the ready. You’re all set for the solar eclipse on Monday (Aug. 21)—unless, you’re not. The eclipse is only due to last a handful of minutes, and another one won’t swing around for several years. 366 more words

Map: All the air routes the UK just banned electronic devices on

The UK just announced that it will be banning large electronic devices from the passenger cabins of flights originating in Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Tunisia. 122 more words

The most popular books at US public libraries this year, mapped by city

Hollywood has been good to Paula Hawkins. Following the release of a movie adapted from her novel, The Girl on the Train, the book has become one of the most widely read books at US libraries this year. 1,705 more words