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Ouroboros, Part 10 – A Western Sky

Now here they were, she and Hassan, beneath the western sky after all - you couldn't get any more west than this, at the sharp edge of the world with nothing beyond but immeasurable water and sky. Here at Salsabil was the protective wall, the garden, and the sun like the personification of love. But Hassan would not wake up.

Ballast Water Management in the Field Put to the Test

Turner Designs, along with scientists from around the world participated in a research cruise aboard the RV Meteor, a vessel owned by the Federal Republic of Germany

5 O'Clock Somewhere: Come for the Second-Best Water in the World, Stay for the Wine

This post is from Roads & Kingdoms' Five O'Clock Somewhere series: daily dispatches at cocktail hour from around the world. Find more food and travel storytelling at Roads & Kingdoms. By Kirsten O'Regan Pomegranate Wine in Dilijan I first heard about pomegranate wine in a village at the edge of the Iranian desert in the height of summer. Show More Summary

Big data reveals glorious animation of Antarctic bottom water

A remarkably detailed animation of the movement of the densest and coldest water in the world around Antarctica has been produced using data generated on Australia's most powerful supercomputer, Raijin. Chief Investigator Dr Andy Hogg...Show More Summary

Adele performs 'Water Under The Bridge' for the first time on 'The Tonight Show'

If you were hanging on for Adele to make 25 available for streaming then you're in luck. Kind of. Album track "Water Under The Bridge" received its world TV premiere on The Tonight Show last night and, as well as being a little more upbeat than "Hello" and "When We Were Young," it's a boogie busting anthem about wanting to be let down gently. Show More Summary

This Fascinating Antarctic Water Animation Was Made On Australia's Most Powerful Supercomputer

The movement of the densest and coldest water in the world makes a big difference to the planet’s climate, but we don’t know much about it. Australia’s most powerful supercomputer, Raijin — named for the Shinto god of thunder, lightning...Show More Summary

Dell’s Latest Laptops Are Infected With eDellRoot

Oh dear. Dell is in a bit of hot water. The world’s third largest computer manufacturer has been caught shipping rogue root certificates on all of their computers, and in the process presenting a humongous security risk to all of their customers. Show More Summary

Review time! with First Man: Reimagining Matthew Henson

“There must be one place left in the world where the water’s real and clean” First Man is by Simon Schwartz, a German comics creator who decided to write about Matthew Henson after a newspaper hired him to illustrate an article on polar expeditions. In the course of researching it, he discovered Henson and found […]

China at a Tipping Point: Ecological and Spiritual Awakening

There is the China we hear about in the news: largest economy in the world; lifting hundreds of millions out of poverty and into urban areas; largest CO2 emitter; entrenched corruption; toxic air; poisoned food and water; growing disparity; political uncertainties; global expansion and entanglement... Yes, that's perhaps all true. Show More Summary

World Powers to Help Iran Redesign Reactor as Part of Nuclear Deal

Six world powers will help with redesigning Iran's Arak heavy water reactor so that it cannot produce weapons-grade plutonium.

World powers to help Iran redesign reactor as part of nuclear deal

DUBAI (Reuters) - Six world powers will help Iran redesign its Arak heavy water reactor so that it cannot produce weapons-grade plutonium, according to a document released by the state news agency IRNA on Saturday.

Sanitation Challenge for Ghana's Cities

19 November was World Toilet Day. Around the world people celebrated their toilets, their water and soap. It sounds funny, but toilets are a deadly serious business -- explains IRC's CEO Patrick Moriarty. Recently I traveled back to Ghana which still feels like home due to the four years of my stay there before moving to the Netherlands in 2013. Show More Summary

In A World Short on Toilets, WHP Focuses on Preventing and Treating the Health Consequences

Globally, 2.4 billion people do not have access to adequate sanitation, like a basic toilet. Over 660 million people do not have access to clean and safe drinking water. For many people in the developed world, it may hard to imagine how you live without a toilet or a sink. Show More Summary

Bobble ad pours some much-needed cold water on YOLO philosophy

You may act like you only get to live once, but that doesn't mean you should garbage up the world for those who live next. That, more or less, is the takeaway from a clever and much-needed advertisement for Bobble, a filtered water bottle...Show More Summary

From Henry Clay Frick to Gilded Matzah, Observing the World in Glass Cases

6 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

PHILADELPHIA — Upon entering Joshua Reiman’s inventive new show Glass Houses at the Napoleon Gallery, the first thing that strikes you is one of sound rather than vision: a steady, persistent drip-drip-drip of water into a tank.

This House Gets Its Energy From Its Owner's, Uh, Waste

Today is World Toilet Day, a day that raises aware for the more than 2.3 billion people worldwide who don't have access to safe, clean bathrooms. If you want to help, you can visit the Water Aid website. And,...

The World Could Run Entirely On Wind, Solar, And Hydro Power By 2050

We can fully get rid of fossil fuels quickly, if countries can just find the political will. In a few decades, the world could be powered by nothing but wind, water, and sunlight. That's the conclusion of a new study released just before world leaders head to Paris to strike a climate deal. Read Full Story

Happy World Toilet Day! [Video]

Non-profit Ohorizons celebrates World Toilet Day by talking to New Yorkers about the water they drink, and the water they flush The post Happy World Toilet Day! [Video] appeared first on Sustainablog.

See Roger Waters Visit Grandfather's Grave in Moving 'Wall' Clip

One of the most moving scenes in Roger Waters The Wall finds the former Pink Floyd singer visiting the grave of his grandfather, George Henry Waters, who died while fighting in France during World War I. A clip of the scene, which comes via Ultimate Classic Rock, shows Waters reading the...

Teleport your poo to help save the world’s water supply

Poo is never really top of the acceptable chit chat list, except that is, on World Toilet Day. So Slovenian inventor Ales Rajster is understandably keen to use today, poo’s only day of the year, to raise funds for his Rainflush toilet tech. Show More Summary

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