Kessel of Golden Knights ties NHL consecutive games played record at 989

Kessel of Golden Knights ties NHL consecutive games played record at 989

Phil Kessel played in his 989th consecutive NHL game, tying the record held by Keith Yandle, when the Vegas Golden Knights played the Toronto Maple Leafs at T-Mobile Arena on Monday. The 35-year-old forward had an assist in the 3-1 victory. He has not missed a game since Oct. 31, 2009, when he did not … Read more

Temperatures in Britain top 40 C for first time as heat wave disrupts travel, causes dozens of fires

Temperatures in Britain top 40 C for first time as heat wave disrupts travel, causes dozens of fires

A board warning passengers about the high temperatures and its impact on rail traffic at Euston train station, in central London, on July 19.NIKLAS HALLE’N/AFP/Getty Images The first record fell just before noon Tuesday when the temperature in Southern England topped 39 C. An hour later the thermometer hit 40.2 C at London’s Heathrow Airport, … Read more

Soaring Energy Exports Send Russia’s Account Surplus To Record High

Soaring Energy Exports Send Russia’s Account Surplus To Record High

Russia’s account surplus reached a new record for the second quarter, according to data released by the central bank cited by Bloomberg. The surplus, now more than $70 billion, comes on the back of surging oil and gas—and other commodities as well—exports, which outweighed the sanctions placed on the country by Western powers. The surplus … Read more

Pierre Poilievre accused of exaggerating Conservative Party membership numbers

Pierre Poilievre accused of exaggerating Conservative Party membership numbers

Conservative leadership candidates Pierre Poilievre and Jean Charest during a debate at the Canada Strong and Free Network conference in Ottawa on May 5.Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press Pierre Poilievre’s two main rivals in the federal Conservative leadership race are accusing the perceived front runner of inflating the number of party memberships he claims to have … Read more

Researchers Just Set a New Record For Data Transmission Speed

Researchers Just Set a New Record For Data Transmission Speed

Even if you’re enjoying gloriously fast broadband at home wherever you live in the world, you’re still going to be a long, long way behind the new record for data transmission: an incredible 1.02 petabits per second. That’s a million gigabits shifted down a line every single second. The record was set by a team … Read more

Stamkos sets Lightning scoring record in win against Maple Leafs

Stamkos sets Lightning scoring record in win against Maple Leafs

TAMPA — Steven Stamkos had a goal and two assists to become the Tampa Bay Lightning’s all-time leading scorer in an 8-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs at Amalie Arena on Thursday. Stamkos set the record on a one-timer from the left face-off circle to give Tampa Bay a 3-0 lead at 12:38 of … Read more

Panthers top Red Wings for 12th straight win, clinch No. 1 seed in East

Panthers top Red Wings for 12th straight win, clinch No. 1 seed in East

SUNRISE, Fla. — The Florida Panthers clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference when they tied their franchise record with their 12th consecutive victory, 5-2 against the Detroit Red Wings at FLA Live Arena on Thursday. The Panthers (56-15-16) also clinched the top seed in the Atlantic Division after the Toronto Maple Leafs lost … Read more

Even The Currents in The Ocean’s Depths Can’t Escape The Effects of Climate Change

Even The Currents in The Ocean’s Depths Can’t Escape The Effects of Climate Change

We know that global warming affects ocean currents in a variety of ways, but questions remain about exactly how this relationship works. A new study attempts to answer some of those questions. Scientists pored over data stretching back 66 million years over 293 sites, looking at gaps in sedimentary layers, known as hiatuses, to figure … Read more

Two Record-Breaking Space Explorers Just Returned From The ISS, Landing in Russia

Two Record-Breaking Space Explorers Just Returned From The ISS, Landing in Russia

A record-breaking US astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts returned to Earth from the International Space Station Wednesday, with tensions between Moscow and the West soaring over Ukraine. “The crew of Roscosmos cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov, as well as NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei, has returned to Earth,” Russia’s space agency Roscosmos said in … Read more