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The Jurassic World Trailer Just Came out Early

It's going to be subtitled "Greenfish" and chronicle how the water dinosaurs are in fact chronically depressed and don't live as long in captivity... Not really. But one thing I bet this will h...

Conserving soil, water in world's driest wheat region

In the world's driest rainfed wheat region, researchers have identified summer fallow management practices that can make all the difference for farmers, water and soil conservation, and air quality. Wheat growers in the Horse Heaven Hills of south-central Washington farm with an average of 6-8 inches of rain a year. Show More Summary

Another UFO Over a Nuclear Plant, This Time in Arkansas

The number of unexplained UFO sightings over nuclear plants around the world went up by one when a “bright, flashy, platform-like object” was seen hovering over the Arkansas Nuclear One (ANO) water reactor nuclear power plant located near Russellville, Arkansas, on November 8. The witness gave this...

Addressing Fresh Water Deficiency

For many countries, fresh water availability is an acute concern. According to the United Nations, close to 1.2 billion people, or almost one-fifth of the world’s population, already live in areas where freshwater is scarce.  Another 1.6 billion people face chronic economic water shortage – lacking the needed infrastructure to access available water resources. The reasons […]

Robot developed to perform ballast tank inspections on ships

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

In order to maintain a consistent buoyancy as their cargo loads change, ocean-going ships pump seawater in and out of their ballast tanks. Needless to say, that salty water isn't exactly the least-corrosive liquid in the world. That's why crews of inspectors regularly have to go inside those steel tanks, to check for damage. Show More Summary

Study finds way to conserve soil and water in world's driest wheat region

LIND, Wash. - In the world's driest rainfed wheat region, Washington State University researchers have identified summer fallow management practices that can make all the difference for farmers, water and soil conservation, and air quality. Wheat...Show More Summary

Yet Another Claim For World’s Largest Floating Solar Plant

Floating solar is “the new solar” these days. Everyone wants blue panels on top of water reservoirs. If you have been following our posts regularly, you would have seen both India and Japan stake claims at building the world’s largest floating solar power plants. Show More Summary

?Turkish President: A Woman's Role in Society Is to Be a Mom

Just a few months ago, the Turkish government landed in some hot water after a deputy minister made an outrageous statement about Women's Place in Society, claiming that women shouldn't laugh in public. Now, in the world's worst competition, Turkey's president has really outdone his minister, claiming that men and women are inherently unequal. Show More Summary

Former JP Morgan Employee Trades “Root Of All Evil” Gig For Extreme Water Sports

In 2011, Dean O’Malley walked away from a high-paying job with no plans for the future, other than to escape the world of finance. His IT job at JPMorgan Chase (JPM) had survived the financial crisis, but he had no desire to stick around for the next one. Show More Summary

Terraqueous - of Land and Water

Illustration: Helmer Jonas Osslund. 'Sommarlandskap från Nordingrå' I came across the word terraqueous a couple of days ago and had no real idea what it meant, but like so much in the strange and enchanting world of the synchronous,Show More Summary

New maps show Bering Sea holds world’s most acidic ocean waters

The world’s most acidic ocean waters are found in the winter in the Bering Sea, according to studies by scientists at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory who have released a series of maps tracking changes in global marine acidity. With its broad continental shelf, shallow waters, ocean currents that deposit nutrients from around the world, and […]

Top 10 Most Expensive Bottles of Vodka in the World

Vodka is a distilled beverage composed primarily of water and ethanol, sometimes with traces of impurities and flavorings. Traditionally, vodka is made by the distillation of fermented grains or potatoes, though some modern brands use other substances, such as fruits or sugar. Here are 10 most expensive bottles of Vodka. Source:   10. Vodka […]

This Machine Turns Water And CO2 Into Petrol

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Despite all the efforts to the contrary, it's an uncomfortable truth that our world mostly still runs on oil, made from dead little creatures and pumped from under the ocean. So a machine that could generate oil, without the need for drills or rigs or pipelines, just by combining hydrogen and CO2, sounds quite attractive. Read more...

The First Jurassic World Teaser Is Heavy On The Tease

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Unfortunately, it's also kind of light on the whole "jurassic" or dinosaur-y aspect of the movie. But I still have to admit this is still the most exciting glass of water I've seen since the ones that little girl from Signs used to leave everywhere. Read more...

A Luxury Resort Threatens Belize's Mesoamerican Reef

Belize's Lighthouse Reef Atoll is the home of the world-famous Great Blue Hole -- a massive underwater sinkhole and World Heritage Site. The islands that make up this ring of coral reefs are known for their crystal blue waters, white sand beaches, and vibrant coral reef. Show More Summary

25 percent of people worldwide still get fecally contaminated water

The number of children who die from diarrhea and similar diseases has dropped dramatically over the last two decades, but billions of people around the world still do not have clean water and sanitation, the United Nations and World Health Organization said this week. Show More Summary

White Water Rafting Adventures: The World’s Best Spots.

White water rafting is arguably the most exciting outdoor activity that you can engage in. Nothing can be more thrilling than white water rafting through rocks and open passages in a fast flowing river.

"Jurassic World" Teaser Repurposes Iconic "Jurassic Park" Moment

The 2015 sequel film receives an ominous teaser that uses the famous footage of vibrations rippling in a plastic cup of water.

tea is king but water quality is GOD

6 days agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

Tea is the worlds second most consumed beverage, behind water. To make a cup of tea, however, one needs water. Recently I met up with a good friend who is also a customer of PMD. We sat down at his house and he brewed up a cup of our Silver Tips. Continue reading ? The post tea is king but water quality is GOD appeared first on T Ching.

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