200-Year-Old Bottle of Seltzer Found in Shipwreck Polish archaeologists have recovered one of the world’s oldest intact bottles of mineral water from a shipwreck lying on the bottom of the Baltic Sea. Still corked, the perfectly preserved stoneware bottle was produced between 1806 and 1830 by Selters, one of the oldest mineral waters in Europe. Okay. But this: The [...]
You can build to last, but it won't help if the waters come to cover up all of your amazing houses and town buildings. That's the harsh lesson that towns and villages around the world have learned too late. Just check out some haunting images of beautiful, scenic towns that have sunk underwater.http://io9.com/once-majestic-... Read more...
Emily Richardson has been mistaken for Christ, had close shaves with pirates, speared her dinner and made water from a solar still to survive. We caught up with her in Borneo. Read more...
Real Madrid's Pepe isn't the most popular footballer in the world. The Portuguese centre-back is known for his hard tackles and fiery temper, and it seems at some point Seydou Keita decided he'd had enough. The AS Roma man refused Pepe's handshake ahead of their friendly in Dallas on Tuesday night, then threw a water bottle at his head. Show More Summary
Water is used around the world for the production of electricity, but new research results show that there will not be enough water in the world to meet demand by 2040 if the energy and power situation does not improve before then.
How much would you pay to stay alive? As climate change makes the planet less hospitable for human life in numerous well established locations, a major push is taking place by transnational corporations to secure claims on the most valuable commodity on earth – water. While privatizing and commidifying water supplies has been a neoliberal [...]
Probably its first step toward inevitable world domination
Two new reports that focus on the global electricity water nexus have just been published. Three years of research show that by the year 2040 there will not be enough water in the world to quench the thirst of the world population and keep the current energy and power solutions going if we continue doing what we are doing today. Show More Summary
Atlas Of Mortality And Economic Losses From Weather, Climate And Water Extremes (1970–2012) July 2014 (World Meteorological Organization) Background Every year, disasters related to weather, climate and water hazards cause significant...Show More Summary
Ocean acidification is invisible to the naked eye. It’s not something we can smell, not something we can feel with our fingers. But in many parts of the world, that’s just how fishermen and shellfish farmers assess the water they work in. Right now, the methods we have to understand and respond to ocean acidification […]
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call July 28, 2014 11:00 ET Executives Tom Waters - Vice President, Treasury and Investor Relations Matt Espe - President and Chief Executive Officer Dave Schulz...Show More Summary
You've heard this story before. You know that there are millions of people making a living in trash dumps. You know that most youth don't have access to healthy, nutritious food. To safe drinking water. To toilets. You know that most youth don't make it past 30 here. You know that, right? You may have heard of Agbogbloshie. Show More Summary
Riot police with water cannon evict squatters Since 5:00 am this morning the activists, who have been occupying most of a house in Mühlfeldgasse for over two years, have been preparing for their eviction by blocking the entrance to the house and the street with sofas and other bulky piece of furniture. Around [...]
By Mike Mouilso: Around the world and here in the U.S. the growth of the bottled water sector continues to increase. This demand requires beverage companies, both large and small, solely water-focused and not, to increase their CAGRShow More Summary
Anyone who wants a glimpse of America’s Third World future can just take a gander at Detroit. Things have gotten so bad that Detroit residents are fighting over the only thing more urgently necessary than food and weapons when nature reclaims its authority over civilization. Show More Summary
It's no secret that hundreds of millions of people around the world have little or no access to drinkable water. While a number of projects are aimed at getting filtration systems to those people, many of those systems require electricity, contain costly materials such as silver, or treat the water at a slow rate. Show More Summary
It's going to be harder to find habitable Earth-like worlds than we thought. An analysis of three hot Jupiters yielded only 1/10 to 1/1000 the amount of water predicted by models. This means our planetary formation theories are incomplete — and that we should expect to see lower water abundances on potentially habitable terrestrial exoplanets. Read more...
Every diagram on this blog is OPEN SOURCE. Take Them.Study Them.Accept That (Except For "Blax News" Reports That I Use As Stress Relief -- All Are Models Of The Real World Truth)The diagram above will one day be adopted as the basis of all "' Black Studies' Studies Course" - where "Africana Studies" are put on trial for inspection. Show More Summary
Dominating the city's landscape, Ypsilanti, Michigan's centrally located water tower was actually named "the most phallic building in the world" by a magazine and the locals would seem to agree. The water tower was designed by architect William R. Show More Summary
At their Comic-Con panel today, Paramount Pictures gave a first look at SpongeBob: Sponge Out of Water, which hits theaters on February 13, 2015. You can check out the characters in the real world below!