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Waters’ World, Ctd

by Dish Staff A NSFW clip from Pink Flamingos: Jerry Saltz celebrates John Waters as not only “one of America’s best moviemakers, [but] also an outstandingly original artist”: No one gets the cross-section of showbiz and fandom like him. In giving us these extraordinarily particular individuals and distinct visages — both psychological and visual — […]

World’s Deepest Fish: ‘Ghostly’ Snailfish Filmed At 26,000 Feet, Said To Be World’s Deepest

The world’s deepest fish has been filmed at more than 26,000 feet under the ocean’s surface. According to Mail Online, the ghostly snailfish was recently found in the very deep waters of the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean. Its depth...Show More Summary

Open Innovation Found to Be Basic Ingredient of Chez Panisse's Success

Study concludes that Chez Panisse restaurant's open innovation strategies made owner Alice Waters a cultural entrepreneur and created an "ever-growing global ecosystem" in the world of slow, sustainable food.

How This British Scientist Saved Japan’s Seaweed Industry

Dr. Kathleen Drew-Baker Wikimedia Commons A version of this article was originally published on Gastropod. Foraged from the rock cliffs and shallow waters of the world's coastlines, seaweed has been an important food, fuel, and fertilizer since ancient times. Show More Summary

Desolenator churns out clean drinking water using solar power

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Desalination may one day prove the savior for regions of the world where clean drinking water is scarce, but current technology dictates that this process is often expensive and energy-intensive. The team behind the Desolenator has high...Show More Summary

Study on world's biggest animal finds more than one population in the southeastern Pacific

Scientists are examining molecular clues to answer a big question: how many types of blue whales exist in the waters of the southeastern Pacific?

ZLD ‘Sets Standard’ for Industrial Water Conservation

In drought-stricken California, zero liquid discharge (ZLD) systems are setting the standard for industrial-scale water conservation, reports Water World. In an article for the publication, Peter S. Cartwright, president of PE Cartwright...Show More Summary

Raminator monster truck sets world record speed of 159km/h

4 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Hall Brothers Racing’s Raminator has set a new monster truck world record speed of 159.49km/h (99.1mph). The new record, which was verified by Guinness World Records, edges out the previous high water mark set in 2012 of 155.78km/h (96.8mph). In this era of 400km/h-plus hypercars, falling just shy of 160km/h doesn’t seem like a particularly [...]

Ancient, hydrogen-rich waters deep underground around the world: Waters could support isolated life

A team of scientists has mapped the location of hydrogen-rich waters found trapped kilometers beneath Earth's surface in rock fractures in Canada, South Africa and Scandinavia. Common in Precambrian Shield rocks -- the oldest rocks on...Show More Summary

Ancient Earth may have made its own water: Rock circulating in mantle feeds world's oceans even today, evidence suggests

In a finding that meshes well with recent discoveries from the Rosetta mission, researchers have discovered a geochemical pathway by which Earth makes it own water through plate tectonics. This finding extends the planet's water cycle to billions of years—and suggests that enough water is buried in the deep earth right now to fill the Pacific Ocean.

An Alien Water World --"Could It be Habitable?" Asks MIT Team

Nearly 2,000 planets beyond our solar system have been identified to date. Whether any of these exoplanets are hospitable to life depends on a number of criteria. Among these, scientists have thought, is a planet's obliquity the angle of its...

Ancient, hydrogen-rich waters discovered deep underground at locations around the world

A team of scientists, led by the University of Toronto's Barbara Sherwood Lollar, has mapped the location of hydrogen-rich waters found trapped kilometres beneath Earth's surface in rock fractures in Canada, South Africa and Scandinavia. Common...Show More Summary

Enter the home of the future: From high-tech water heaters to remote-controlled lightpads

An energy-saving water heater. A portable security system. And light-switches that can be controlled from a smartphone, anywhere in the world. Welcome to the future home — a connected place where air quality can be remotely tracked and cooking stoves can be automatically turned off. This smart home, talked about for decades, may finally be Continue reading ?

Kids - The Great Story Book

09 Jan 2015-23 Jan 2015 See an interactive outdoor theatre show based on the dreamtime story of Tiddalik the Frog who drank all the water in the world. This colourful comedy...

Kayak Fisherman Lands Record-Breaking Shark

A dedicated fisherman in Norway has landed a rare, 15-foot-long Greenland shark, setting a new world record for a fish caught with a rod and reel from a kayak. Joel Abrahamsson, from Gothenburg, Sweden, caught the shark in the waters near the island of Andoria, in Norway, according to the Express. Show More Summary

Obama protects Alaska's 'precious' Bristol Bay from oil, gas development

In a boon to commercial fishermen, conservationists and Alaska Natives, President Obama on Tuesday withdrew the waters off Alaska’s Bristol Bay from oil and gas development, vowing to protect the world’s biggest sockeye salmon fishe...

Norman Pearlstine Talks Advertising

Norman Pearlstine, Time Inc.’s chief content officer, is no stranger to the world of advertising. In his role at Time, he has to guide the company through the nasty waters of the magazine world, somehow keeping it afloat. So when The Washington Post asked him about Time Inc.’s approach to ad dollars, he had plenty to say. Show More Summary

10 Best Cold Water Scuba Dive Destinations in the World

Cold water scuba dive is one of the most adrenaline high water sports in the world and is also the most popular underwater action activities. Scuba diving under the cold water currents can be both bone chilling as well as adventure high and to pursue it, people from across the world visit the top cold water scuba dive destinations. Show More Summary

Bilbo Braves the Treacherous Waters of Office Politics in New SNL Skit: WATCH

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Worlds collided on last night's SNL as the show mashed together two of Martin Freeman's most memorable on-screen roles - Bilbo Baggins from The Hobbit and Tim Canterbury from the UK version of The Office. Because after you've gone "there...

Boston-area institutions launch HUBweek to take on big problems

last weekTechnology : GigaOM

There's one thing there is no shortage of: Big problems confronting the world. Such as the looming scarcity of fuel, food, and water. Addressing such issues is the purported goal of HUBweek, a…

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