Why Is the Ocean Salty?

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New Solar Storm Forecast Gives Over 24 Hours Warning of Disruption

Solar storms start their lives as violent explosions from the sun’s surface. They’re made up of energetic charged particles wrapped in a complex magnetic cloud. As they erupt from the sun’s surface, they can shoot out into interplanetary space at speeds of up to 3,000 kilometers per second (that’s 6.7 million miles per hour). Depending on their direction of travel, these energetic storms can journey past Earth and other planets.

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Fall Asleep to Music on iOS

Sure, iOS 9 is stealing all the headlines right now, but there’s a good three months until we’re going to be able to get our fingers on it, and in the meantime there’s plenty of usefulness in existing versions of iOS. Today’s tip from the ‘you-might-not-have-known-this’ drawer is falling asleep with iOS playing the soothing sounds of your favorite tunes.

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Mayweather and Pacquiao Produce The First $600 Million Night In The History Of Sports

For nearly six years Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao and their respective camps traded jabs outside the ring as the public yearned to see the sport’s two biggest stars face-off. The two boxers finally squared off last month after a series of tortured negotiations. Was it worth the wait? Most boxing fans would argue no, as Pacquiao delivered a listless performance, no doubt impacted by a torn rotator cuff, and Mayweather put on his usual defensive clinic. But for the fighters and everyone involved in the bout, it was an absolute knockout from a financial perspective.

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