Chasing the Scream By Johann Hari BLOOMSBURY The drug war is viewed by many as a 40-year-old waste of resources. But in this beautifully written book, British journo Johann Hari shows that its roots extend as far back as the early 1900s,...Show More Summary
By Dan Olmsted Spring has sprung, at least theoretically, in daffodil-deprived Washington. Warmer weather will soon favor a resurgence of enterovirus 68, the virus that first appeared in severe and paralytic forms in 2013 as a small cluster in California,...
For wastED, a pop-up restaurant in Greenwich Village, Dan Barber and his crew went on a crosstown hunt for scraps to transform into tasty dishes, and they mostly succeeded.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced this morning that he’s retiring, and he’s wasting no time trying to coronate his successor. The Washington Post is reporting that the outgoing senator—who would have been up for reelectionShow More Summary
The National Weather Service failed to issue a tornado warning in Moore, Oklahoma, when a preliminary EF-1 tornado made a mess of the town for the sixth time in as many years on Wednesday. AccuWeather wasted no time blasting the agency for its failure while trumpeting their own success in warning clients twelve minutes before the storm struck. Show More Summary
MEXICO CITY -- For the last 15 years, Venezuela has been mired in crisis, characterized by wasteful government spending, rampant corruption, growing authoritarianism, relentless human-rights violations, and now economic collapse. But,...Show More Summary
In 2011, I attended my first-ever “new media conference” — and with any luck, it will also be my last. As a student who knew even less about the industry than I do today, I dutifully sat through panel after panel of thought leaders and thinkfluencers, idea merchants and innovationists, who all fancied themselves prophets of the digital revolution. Show More Summary
Ed Sheeran doesn't waste any time! Just hours after the singer announced his split from girlfriend, Athina Andrelos, the 24-year-old was spotted hanging out with Victoria's Secret model, Barbara Palvin. [ Watch: Ed Enjoys His Freedom As A Single Man By Crashing A Wedding! ] The pair were both in Australia for business so they decided to link [...]
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A man convicted of strangling a pharmacist and his girlfriend was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole, after the mother of one victim called him a "useless waste of space and air" and declared,Show More Summary
So, if you own a company worth $15,7 billion wouldn’t you think that you could get a loan on your own without having the US taxpayer give you free money?
A South African tourist attraction that has been teaching its African elephants, in conjunction with the U.S. Army Research Office, to sniff out bombs and biological weapons amounts to nothing more than “years of mistakes and wasted resources”, says United States Senator John McCain while speaking at an event in Washington D.C. Show More Summary
New company Liquiglide helps consumers gets all of the product, whether lotion, ketchup, or toothpaste, out of the bottle: this week's Waste Biz The post The Waste Biz: How To Get That Last Bit Of Toothpaste Out appeared first on Sustainablog.
A drum full of radioactive waste exploded at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico last February, sparking serious safety concerns about the U.S.'s only longterm nuclear storage site. A yearlong government investigation has officially fingered the long-suspected culprit: kitty litter. Read more...
In February 2014, twenty-two people were exposed to radiation, a radiological waste repository was indefinitely shuttered, and $240 million in damage was sustained when a drum exploded at a nuclear waste dump. The accident’s culprit? The wrong kind of kitty litter. Show More Summary
On Valentine's Day of last year, workers at the only permanent underground nuclear waste storage facility in the United States had to be evacuated after an explosion caused radiation to leak into New Mexico's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. Show More Summary
The statistics on food waste are startling. The world throws away nearly a third of the food it produces. America throws away almost half. Luckily food waste is no longer a niche issue confined to environmental circles or marginalized on the fringes of the food world. Show More Summary
Time is money, especially when you're a musician. You can't waste time trying to figure out the most effective ways to juggle the creative and business elements of being in a band, so you need to rely on time-saving tools and apps to keep your band functioning and organized. Guest...
The Asteroid Retrieval Mission announced this week bears little resemblance to its grand beginnings. Even NASA scientists are asking, "Why bother?" Video provided by Newsy
Sen. Patty Murray's paid sick leave amendment netted a surprising 61 votes. Thursday was vote-a-palooza in the Senate, a guaranteed Congressional all-nighter—whee! It's a budget tradition that's mostly a waste of time for taxpayers even as it can have great import for politicians. Show More Summary
The Times reports on the police equivalent of paying winter fuel allowances to UK citizens who have retired to sunny Spain. No matter how you slice or dice the arrangement it's a ridiculous waste of public money - like paying someone an inclement weather allowance for working outdoors after they've been transferred to an indoor office-based job. Show More Summary