News tagged with beach

Transverse instability of megaripples

Aeolian ripples, which form regular patterns on sand beaches and desert floors, indicate the fundamental instability of flat sand surfaces under the wind-induced transport of sand grains.

dateMar 20, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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To thwart porn, colleges are buying up .xxx sites

(AP) -- The University of Kansas is buying up website names such as http://www.KUgirls.xxx and http://www.KUnurses.xxx . But not because it's planning a Hot Babes of Kansas site or an X-rated gallery of the Nude Girls ...

dateDec 09, 2011 in Internet
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Last whale dies in mass Australian beaching

The last of a huge pod of sperm and minke whales washed onto a southern Australian beach and nearby sandbank has died despite an extensive operation to set it free, officials said.

dateNov 17, 2011 in Ecology
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Iceland's Katla volcano is getting restless

(AP) -- If Iceland's air-traffic paralyzing volcanic eruption last year seemed catastrophic, just wait for the sequel. That's what some experts are saying as they nervously watch rumblings beneath a much ...

dateOct 13, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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