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Fishermen in Japan's Toyama Bay spot 12-foot giant squid gliding about their marina on Christmas Eve

Fishermen in Japan's Toyama Bay spot 12-foot giant squid gliding about their mar

Fishermen in Toyama Bay of Japan were startled on Christmas Eve to find a 12-foot big squid that glide about their marina for many hours when local divers were able to record the cephalopod on video.

While speaking to the Japan Times, Mizuhashi Fisherina manager Tatsuya Wakasugi said that he was surprised to spot a living squid. The sightings of squid weren’t uncommon in the region, but fishermen generally detect dead ones tangled up in their nets when their colors fade.

Dog’s Death makes Owners Clone Him

Dog’s Death makes Owners Clone Him

A boxer named Dylan meant everything to a dog walker from West Yorkshire, England, Laura Jacques. She fell in love with the canine the day he came into her life. In June, the 8-year-old dog got diagnosed with a brain tumor and she was told that he has just a year to live. The news left her shattered.

New Glowing Shark Named Ninja Lanternshark

New Glowing Shark Named Ninja Lanternshark

A study was undertaken to analyze the traits of a new species of glowing shark. The Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation published the research paper in its December edition. The original name of the species is Etmopterus benchleyi. However, the co-author of the paper, Vicky Vásquez, has given a more common name to the species, ninja lanternshark. The shark species were found 2010 offshore continental slope in the Pacific Ocean in 2010.

First Free Wi-Fi Hub Installed in New York

First Free Wi-Fi Hub Installed in New York

According to a representative of the Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications (DoITT), first public free Wi-Fi hotspot has been successfully established by CityBridge in New York City. The kiosk has been set up in Manhattan and is expected to have 2.0 signal strength and 150-foot range. The speed of the hotspot is likely to be as good as Google Fiber. The newly-established kiosk is currently being tested and not operational.

Vitamin D Levels Reduce With Weight-Loss Surgeries

Vitamin D Levels Reduce With Weight-Loss Surgeries

Johns Hopkins University performed a research to determine the relation between weight-loss surgeries and Vitamin D deficiencies. The study was performed on more than 930,000 patients from the United States. The results showed that patients from the northern areas, who undergo weight-loss operations in winters, have more chances of developing problems as compared to southern area patients.

James Webb Space Telescope scheduled for an October 2018 launch

James Webb Space Telescope scheduled for an October 2018 launch

NASA made an announcement on Monday that the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has been completed 50%, but the project’s cost has reached $7.2 billion over its initial budget. The project is also lagging behind the original schedule by 7 years.

There is a long history of significant cost overruns and delays of the telescope. Initially the JWST was projected to cost $1.6 billion and was planned to be launched in 2011. Now the Government Accountability Office is estimating the final cost at $8.8 billion. Now, the space agency has scheduled the telescope for an October 2018 launch.

Ice formation on Tibbitt to Contwoyto Winter Road hit by unseasonably warm weather

Ice formation on Tibbitt to Contwoyto Winter Road hit by unseasonably warm weath

In the far reaches of north of Canada, a highway of ice forms atop frozen lakes and tundra each winter, acting as a supply lifeline to distant diamond mines. The highway remains busy with traffic for 2-3 months before the highways melts away in the spring.

The world's busiest ice road has been running late this year. Ice formation on the Tibbitt to Contwoyto Winter Road delayed because of unseasonably warm weather. It has been named after the first and last of hundreds of lakes on the road.

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