The toxic industrial spills in West Virginia and North Carolina over the past weeks have delivered the first hard lesson of 2014: Never take safe drinking water for granted. And yet the natural gas industry has been asking us to do exactly that for years now. No more. Show More Summary
Israel cut off the water supply to 45,000 Palestinians this week while Prime Minister Netanyahu was traipsing across the globe signing historic legislation with the governor of my very own state, California, on -- you guessed it -- water conservation!
Here are things that were miracles this week, according to my Google alerts! This is the third installment, which officially makes This Week in Miracles a feature. This bottle that turns water into wine This premature baby This Zimbabwean...Show More Summary
A series of storms over the last 2 weeks have dumped much needed snow and rain across the northwest easing, but not eliminating, concerns that water supplies will be tight this summer. For more information visit www.capitalpress.com
I just got these photos from the great Jimmy Rivera (documentary of many Long Island windsurfing events, and recurring water friend in Bonaire). All week during our trip we never saw Jimmy shooting on the water when we were sailing,...
Another one of those '36 hours in (fill in the blank)' meetings. This one comes to you from 'The Biggest Little City in the World': Reno, Nevada. That moniker is getting a bit old, as Reno is pushing 250,000 residents and the metro area is nearing 500,000. When I came...
For our second Science Graphic of the Week, we bring you some beautiful views of some bad news. The images in the gallery above show how pulses of warm water, dumped into chilly Arctic seas by rivers crossing continents, are...
This week’s SmartDevice roundup features a toy that teaches kids how to code, a machine that turns water into wine, and a cone that knows when to play the right tunes. Play-i As technology gets more advanced, we’re looking at … Continue reading ?
San Francisco wants to cut its landfill waste down to absolute zero by 2020. While a city-wide plastic bag ban has been in effect for a few years, new legislation approved by the Board of Supervisors this week sets its sights on the bane of tap-water enthusiasts and thirsty environmentalists alike: Bay Area, say goodbye to the plastic water bottle. Read more...
The President's FY2015 budget released by the White House this week once again proposes to eliminate all federal funding for the EPA Beach Grant program that supports water testing at beaches around the country.
Students at Marblehead High School in MA are in hot water this week, after anonymous threats appeared on new gossip app. The threats were serious enough to cause the administration to evacuate the school building, according to CNN. “No...Show More Summary
A remark by Hillary Clinton comparing Russian miltary moves against Ukraine to tactics used by Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler got the likely 2016 presidential contender into political hot water earlier this week. But given the chance to walk back her Hitler remark, Clinton did not back down, but offered a clarification. Show More Summary
As next week's deadline to get under the 2014 salary cap for the start of free agency approaches, the Pittsburgh Steelers found themselves in one of the least favorable cap situations in the NFL. Those cap issues led to a bevy of player...Show More Summary
The boys are geared up for spring turkey hunting! So winter time turkey scouting, chokes and loads, turkey calling strategies and techniques, how wild turkeys and water go hand in hand, bow hunting for turkey's, population statistics, decoying turkey...
Last week, security guards at Duke Energy's Charlotte headquarters blocked me from delivering 9,000 petitions signed by Duke customers calling on the company to clean up its toxic coal ash, in the wake of a spill that decimated 70 miles of the Dan River. Show More Summary
We have a water tower on our ranch. It’s part of the rural water system, and it stays full to ensure that the customers it serves have ample water pressure in their homes. When the temperature drops to as low as it did this week, the...Show More Summary
It's a big week for anime releases. You might all be too poor to buy anything after shelling out all that money for Psycho-Pass, but box sets galore call your name. Casshan and Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water are two worth snagging,Show More Summary
What the world needs most is water – but beer is pretty important too! So water security was one of the issues addressed during a panel at the Bayer CropScience Ag Issues forum last week in San Antonio, and beer … Continue reading ?
A few weeks ago, out of nowhere, Gainesville impressionists Hundred Waters shared an absolutely spellbinding new song called “Down From The Rafters.” As it turns out, that song was the opening shot from the band’s as-yet-untitled sophomore album, which will be arriving shortly. This is awesome news. And now the band has shared a video [...]
Last week, construction workers on San Francisco's new Transit Terminal unearthed a skeleton 60 feet underground. The life of the woman whose bones they found reveals a lot about how rising water levels have changed life in the Bay Area over the past few thousand years. Read more...