The fine people at Daming Lake Underwater World in Jinan hosted a holiday party this week to commemorate the classic Christmas tale of Santa and his mermaid elves who descended into the depths of the water from their snowy tundra one fateful Christmas eve to sing and recite Yuletide lore among sea turtle brethren. [ more › ]
Scientists and clean water experts are gathering in Washington, DC this week to defend threatened wetlands, critical drinking water supplies, unique kinds of water bodies like prairie potholes—and the fundamental science of clean water. read more
Love this photo from SciencePorn: a night in Yellowknife, Canada. Here is the original. Even the Water King loves the photo. Yes, thanks to electronic wizardry I am masquerading as the Water King. Former student Andrew Funk, the creator, emailed me a JPEG that had been collecting in his hard...
The news broke that Kobe Bryant is going to be sidelined with a fractured lateral tibial plateau. He is going to miss up to six weeks, and how will the Lakers survive over that period of time? Reese Waters and Bleacher Report national...Show More Summary
A woman in Melbourne, Australia, got so caught up on Facebook on her phone this week that she walked right off a pier and into the water. The tourist was so engrossed in her newsfeed that she forgot where she was and kept on meandering right off the edge of St. Kilda Pier and into [...]
You know that little stream near your house that you can sometimes step into when it’s dry, and sometimes have to jump over, because it flows for a couple of weeks a year? Turns out it’s important for the clean water eventually coming...Show More Summary
How Brad Pitt is celebrating his 50th - Us Weekly A Duck Dynasty star is in hot water - ET Rihanna gets linked to a new guy - Lainey Gossip Heidi Klum is very into the holidays - People What if all the Disney princesses were actually...Show More Summary
In the 24/7 news cycle, it's incredibly easy to get caught up in the raging waters constantly flowing downstream. Events that happened last week seem like a year ago and last year seems like another lifetime altogether. Every now and...Show More Summary
A few weeks ago, Sarah and I traveled to spend Thanksgiving at the home of some of our extended family members. The first morning we were there, I grabbed some clothes and headed for the bathroom to take a shower. Just like I do at home, I turned the hot water to full and turned The post Frugality, Hot Water, and Health appeared first on The Simple Dollar.
Each week, host Jeff Probst answers a few questions about the most recent episode of Survivor: Blood vs. Water. Now,
Mideast observers were happily surprised to hear about a water-sharing agreement signed at the World Bank headquarters last week between the Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian governments. "This is an agreement with a humanitarian aspect, designed to aid those who need water. Show More Summary
One of the best things happening this week is the finale of Survivor: Blood Vs. Water. This season, 10 pairs of loved ones were pitted against each other to vie for the one million dollar prize. And that made it much harder for former Survivor players. Show More Summary
A U.S. guided missile cruiser operating in international waters in the South China Sea was forced to take evasive action last week to avoid a collision with a Chinese warship maneuvering nearby, the U.S. Pacific Fleet said in a statement on Friday. Show More Summary
As China goes around claiming vast swaths of territory based on controversial claims, more and more confrontations are going to occur in the waters of Asia. A fairly serious one occurred just a few weeks ago, when a Chinese naval ship decided to stop dead in its tracks right in front of the USS Cowpens. Read more...
A week ago I posted a short report from the Congressional Research Service about water infrastructure financing. Jan Schoonmaker had sent that to me, as he is wont to do. Yesterday he sent me this GAO report. Water infrastructure is such a hot topic because not only Jan but also...
The system works...in really weird ways! This past week an irate customer's post on a water bottle company's Facebook page went viral after the company founder scolded the woman for expecting their employees to be on call at all hours of the weekend during the holiday season. Show More Summary
Michelle Jenneke has had a big week. First she went to a beach that was named after her. Then she went to a water park. And finally she (...)
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Our favorite stars brought a high dose of fun to the open water, park, and red carpet in this week’s best photos! Brad Pitt stepped behind the lens to snap sweet photos of Angelina Jolie and their children during their family yacht day, and Jennifer Garner bonded with her son, Samuel, while feeding a group of ducks. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A U.S. guided missile cruiser operating in international waters in the South China Sea was forced to take evasive action last week to avoid a collision with a Chinese warship maneuvering nearby, the U.S. Show More Summary