Suppose we told you about the world's greatest hot dog. It comes from a Manhattan food cart, rudely served by a guy who steams the dogs in specially seasoned New York City tap water. Last time we visited, the line at midnight was 45 minutes long. And he's now opening a restaurant in Chicago and...
Having green plants your environment is what helps make a house a home. It can also make you more at home in your work space. However, not everyone has a green thumb or the attention span necessary to keep watering a thirsty plant. With a Hanging Air Plant Terrarium Kit you can look like you actually have a talent for gardening.
World Water Week in Stockholm ends today and Josh has a boatload of jobs to post. He sent these on 28 August 2015. I will add some jobs of my own from time to time. Josh's and other job notices are archived here. All the jobs I post are archived...
Most of us are lucky enough to take basic sanitation such as running water and flush toilets for granted. But 2.5 billion people - almost half the developing world - lack even a basic latrine and 1 billion have to resort to what is politely known as open defecation. Show More Summary
World Water Week is going on right now in Stockholm, Sweden. This year marks the 25th edition of the annual international event aimed at calling attention to issues surrounding water. A new tracking tool was launched at the event that may help businesses rethink water risk.
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is entitled to believe whatever he wants to believe about the healing powers of Recovery Water. He’s not entitled to share those beliefs with the rest of the world, if his beliefs can’t be corroborated with scientific fact. As an investor and de facto celebrity endorser in the product, Wilson is…
VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here. About one-fifth of all countries in the world will face acute water shortage by 2040 as climate change disrupts rainfall patterns and a...Show More Summary
Right now in NYC, LA, Miami, and Chicago, we’re offering extraordinary office escapes — with help from Perrier® Sparkling Natural Mineral Water and some serious DJ talent (Yo, Questlove!). Lunch Break parties are bringing desk jockeys to the club for an hour of dancing, a custom Perrier cocktail, and a classic bagged lunch to take back to work. Show More Summary
BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A severe drought in Haiti has led to acute water shortages, shriveled harvests and raised food prices, weakening the fragile food supply and worsening hunger among the poor, the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) said.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is one of the most beefed up and powerful smartphones the world has ever seen. In terms of raw specs, the Note 5 blows the 2014 iPhone 6 out of the water with 4GB of RAM and a zippier processor, but as Apple has taught us for so many years, […]
Picture yourself in the world’s grimiest bathroom. Graffiti smears the walls. Piss everywhere, the toilet seat unwashed for eons. You soap your hands, but the water doesn’t work. You’re wondering what brought you into this foul tomb. Then you look at the mirror and on it are scrawled the words...
Did you know that improving water sanitation levels could prevent 10 percent of the global disease burden? Billions of people around the world lack access to clean water and are at risk for many water-related diseases. Fortunately, effective and water a
A snapshot of Christian witness in the world (as it appeared in our September issue). The goal of doubling the global poor’s access to clean water has been met five years early, according to the World Health Organization. That’s due in part to Christian charities that have dug wells with gusto. Show More Summary
Testing the waters for a Broadway return after 13 years, actor and rocker Kevin Bacon (X Men, Cop Car) is heading to Hartford this fall to take on an iconic James Stewart role in the world premiere of Rear Window. Adapted for the stage...Show More Summary
Warming of the world’s oceans is predicted to have many negative effects on organisms as they have optimal thermal windows. In coastal waters, however, both temperatures and pCO2 (pH) exhibit diel variations, and biological performances are likely to be modulated by physical and chemical environmental changes. To understand how coastal zooplankton respond to the combined […]
Colin Trevorrow's remarks about gender bias in Hollywood got him in hot water this weekend
This week, global experts gather in Stockholm for World Water Week amidst a backdrop of water-related crises worldwide. The U.S. state of California is experiencing a record-breaking four-year drought. Brazil and South Africa have electricity, water and food supply shortages due to low precipitation. Show More Summary
Crying at work isn’t the end of the world, but it can cause serious damage to your professional reputation if you get overemotional when you shouldn’t. Go to the bathroom, splash your face with some water, dab your eyes with some … More...Show More Summary
On Saturday August 22, 2015, the family and friends of Julian Bond gathered at bodies of water across the world to release flowers in his honor. They encouraged others who wished to honor his memory to organize a flower release in their communities as well. Show More Summary
This year’s annual World Water Week in Stockholm is happening at a unique moment. In just a few weeks’ time, member states of the United Nations will adopt a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that will define global development priorities for the next 15 years. Show More Summary