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Casinos no longer golden for Atlantic City
The fortune-tellers hawk their services along the boardwalk, offering to read palms, study tarot cards and gaze into crystal balls for $5.(7/24/2014 10:14:49 PM)
Tropical Depression # 2 forms in the Atlantic Ocean
Tropical Depression #2 formed Monday afternoon over the Central Atlantic Ocean. The depression is located at 11.6 North, 43.8 West and is moving west at 16 mph.(7/21/2014 11:37:07 PM)
Democrats at odds over Big Oil’s bid for East Coast drilling
A new poll shows 68 percent of Americans support offshore oil and gas drilling, but the issue is dividing Democrats in Congress. The Obama administration decided to allow seismic energy exploration off the Atlantic coast last week, suggesting offshore drilling may soon be a reality there.(7/23/2014 6:39:55 PM)
Watch SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket land in the Atlantic Ocean
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket is now equipped with landing legs, which could eventually allow it to be reusable–a crucial step toward lowering the cost of carrying cargo to space. The space startup released ...(7/22/2014 6:02:17 PM)
Atlantic energy work too risky, Oceana says
Daniel J. Graeber WASHINGTON, July 21 (UPI) -- An ocean advocacy group said it was time to issue a call to action in the wake of a Washington decision to allow energy work in the Atlantic Ocean.(7/21/2014 9:32:31 AM)
Video shows Falcon 9's rocket-assisted splashdown
SpaceX released a video clip Tuesday showing the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket descending back to Earth for a controlled, low-speed splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean northeast of Cape Canaveral following launch last week.(7/23/2014 9:06:06 AM)
Falcon 9 performs another perfect soft landing – SpaceX now confident it can land back at the launch pad (video)
Following the tenth launch of a Falcon 9 rocket last week, SpaceX is reporting that the rocket's first stage carried out a perfect soft landing back here on Earth. This is the second time that SpaceX has successfully soft-landed a Falcon 9 rocket launch, and now Musk's commercial space exploration company is confident enough that it can take the next, most important step: soft landing the Falcon ...(7/23/2014 1:24:56 PM)
Tropical depression forms in Atlantic Ocean
The second tropical depression of the Atlantic hurricane season has formed in the Atlantic Ocean.(7/22/2014 2:24:23 PM)
Desert Dust Feeds Deep Ocean Life
Dust from the Sahara Desert provides most of the iron found in the Atlantic Ocean, according to research that also sheds light on how the oceans help sequester carbon dioxide -- Read more on 12:39:49 PM)
US opens door to East Coast offshore oil and gas drilling
The United States on Friday opened the way to offshore oil and gas exploration in the Atlantic Ocean, authorizing the controversial use of sonic cannons for seismic surveys. Exploration off the US East Coast has been banned since the early 1980s, largely because of environmental concerns. The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said in a statement it was "establishing the highest practicable ...(7/18/2014 7:24:19 PM)
Source: Yahoo