image credit: Mike Beauregard cc Ice that is found at sea may be in the form of sea ice, pack ice, or icebergs. The term that collectively describes all of the parts of the Earth's surface where water is in frozen form is the cryosphere. Ice is an important component of the global climate, particularly in regard to the water cycle. Show More Summary
Nate Diaz found himself in hot water last week when he took to Twitter and called Bryan Caraway, the "biggest fag in the world" after "Kid Lightning" became the recipient of a $65,000 in "Submission of the Night" bonus after Pat Healy...Show More Summary
And look at who we have here! My kids like to call him Handy Manny but the rest of the world knows him as Wilmer Valderrama, haha. The actor was spotted enjoying the warm waters while kickin’ it on the … Continue reading »
Tiger Woods has had his share of dubious ball drops this season, but we believe we’re safe in saying that, while the world No. 1 has taken relief from many a water hazard, he’s never had to measure two club lengths from a water closet. That’s...Show More Summary
BioLite makes a pair of stoves that burn twigs to cook your dinner -- and charge your phone at the same time. It's using sales of a backpacking stove sold in the U.S. to help fund development of a (hopefully) world-changing stove for people in the rest of the world.
Take a look at how many people have enough drinking water or how many know how to read in this stylish infographic.
Shrinking glaciers behind a third of sea-level rise: study (via AFP) Water from the world’s shrinking glaciers was responsible for almost a third of the rise in sea levels between 2003 and 2009, new research showed Thursday. A study published in the journal Science revealed that researchers had analyzed data gleaned from two NASA satellites [...]
ICEBERG Water is a great new offering for those who do not want to take any chances on the quality of our water supply. In a world where the purity of even bottled water is questionable, ICEBERG Water ensures that the water you are drinking is pure and pristine. The water in their bottles is [...]
America is a fluoride nation. Beginning in 1945, when Grand Rapids, Mich., became the first city in the world to add the stuff to its water supply, the practice has spread across the United States. In most areas it is simply understood that ingesting minuscule levels of fluoride is good for dental health. Show More Summary
Stone Age people may have battled against a zombie apocalypse The zombie apocalypse may be much more than a plot device exploited by modern horror movies. In fact, fears about the walking dead may go back all the way to the Stone Age. Archaeologists...Show More Summary
This amazing device can unspool three miles of hose from a helicopter in a matter of minutes, to easily get water to places far away from any source. Millions of people lack access to safe water--and some people don’t have water at all. Show More Summary
British design company, Claydon Reeves, presents a 14.64m yacht with a Rolls Royce Merlin V12 engine. Capable of reaching speed of up to 50 knots, the Aeroboat is designed based on the World War II fighter plane, the Spitfire. Claydon Reeves only intends to build ten of these. Read the rest of the story at: Spitfire on water: Aeroboat by Claydon Reeves
The phrase “the phones are running hot” has the potential for a double meaning in the smartphone age, with increasingly processor-intensive apps being used on mobile devices. Desktop computers make use of water cooling to keep their CPUs from overheating, so why can’t smartphones? Why not, indeed. Show More Summary
This is an addition to the post Fishy Temperature Proxy by Anthony Watts. INTRODUCTION A new paper about fish migration patterns from 1970 to 2006 is getting some attention by the press. My Figure 1 is Figure 2 from Cheung … Continue reading ?
There are certain parts of the world that simply cry out: Road Trip! You know the requisite ingredients: rugged cliffs dropping into blue ocean waters, waves crashing against rocky outcroppings, and pockets of white foam shooting into the air. Roads wind, barely two lanes wide, cars hug mountain turns. Drivers and passengers crane their necks [...]
"... and it's a finding that gives new hope to the search for life on other planets." "It's managed to stay isolated for almost half the lifetime of the Earth," [said Greg Holland, a geochemist at Lancaster University in England]. It's a time capsule. Show More Summary
Paul Polak on SunWater: a radically affordable solar water pump that will transform small plot agriculture and help bring the world's poorest families out of poverty.
According to a joint World Health Organization/UNICEF report issued this week, an estimated 768 million people relied on unimproved drinking-water sources in 2011, with 185 million of these relying on surface water to meet their daily drinking-water needs. Show More Summary
Google Glass is a lot of things, but it's hardly a superstar when it comes to the world of sports. Though we've seen proof it is at least water resistant, it doesn't feel particularly durable and isn't entirely well-suited to wearing while, say, sweating profusely during a lengthy climb on a road bike. Show More Summary
NASA's Kepler space telescope has suffered a hardware malfunction threatening to end its life, a potentially sad finale to an important mission. This gallery of its greatest hits ran in November 2012, when the telescope completed its initial...