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13 Fascinating Facts About the Ocean

The ocean is a mysterious place. It covers about 70 percent of the earth's surface, yet there is still so much we don't know about it. It's almost as if the water on this planet is a whole other world within a world. We found some truly...Show More Summary

Elon Musk Isn't Kidding About Putting You On Mars

7 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

Come hell or high water, Elon Musk is set on sending humans to Mars. And on Tuesday, the billionaire business magnate and tech entrepreneur revealed to the world exactly how he plans to set up a colony on the red planet using Space Exploration...Show More Summary

Meet the Man with the World's Largest Collection of Hamburger Memorabilia

11 hours agoNews : Vice News

By his own estimate, Harry Sperl owns more than 6,000 pieces of hamburger memorabilia. including a hamburger motorcycle, a hamburger water bed, and the delivery car from Good Burger.

What do a band-aid, plastic bag, and balloon have in common? I saw all three in my 3.3km swim across the Strait of Messina.

Photo by William Winram + Lukas Lukas Müller Just a few short months ago on World Oceans Day, Sir Richard Branson challenged me to swim 3.3km in open water across the Strait of Messina to raise awareness for the health of our ocean. Though...Show More Summary

Thirsty megacities poisoning rural groundwater: study

A massive drawdown of water beneath delta-based megacities across the world may be pulling surface pollution deeper into the ground, risking contamination and health problems for local populations, a new study said Tuesday.

2:00PM Water Cooler 9/27/2016

Today's Water Cooler: TPP, TTIP, TISA, Clinton v. Trump wrap-up, investor confidence, world trade down, Corbyn stomps Smith, public works

Mavic Pro, DJI's first foldable drone is the size of a water bottle

NEW YORK CITY — Even as the world of available public drone fly space shrinks, DJI continues to innovate, hoping to find new ways to attract drone customers and encourage them to fly — even indoors. The small, smart, foldable Mavic Pro,...Show More Summary

Longest record of continuous carbon flux data is now publicly available

Around the world—from tundra to tropical forests, and a variety of ecosystems in between—environmental researchers have set up micrometeorological towers to monitor carbon, water, and energy fluxes, which are measurements of how carbon dioxide (CO2), water vapor and energy (heat) circulate between the soil, plants and atmosphere. Show More Summary

HateSong: Drunk History’s Derek Waters says American Authors sound like “a hot wings commercial”

In HateSong, we ask our favorite musicians, writers, comedians, actors, and so forth to expound on the one song they hate most in the world. The hater: When Drunk History’s Derek Waters specifically requested to do another HateSong interview, we couldn’t deny him. Show More Summary

time to go home

Lake Coeur d'AleneCoeur d'Alene, IdahoSeptember 2016 Fall arrives to this part of the world without much fanfare. A warm autumn wind whips the water into a frenzy. Clouds move like passing freight trains bound for more distant places - parting at just the right moment for a blazing sun to cast copper shadows at days end. Show More Summary

Nestle Outbids Small Towns For Water Rights In Canada

Nestle has recently outbid the Township of Central Wellington, a community of several small towns including Elora and Fergus, for water rights to a local well. The bid by the world’s largest food company has prompted protests and threats of boycott. Show More Summary

Hack To Bring Back iPhone 7 Headphone Jack Takes Over Web

Missing the headphone jack on your new iPhone 7? A new “secret” hack is taking the internet by storm. Can you pull it off? When Apple came out with the iPhone 7, the whole world did not celebrate the fact that it was the first water-resistant iPhone, nor that it had all these beautiful features.... Show More Summary

The World’s Largest Elevator

This marvel of modern engineering at China’s Three Gorges Dam is capable of lifting 6.7 million pounds of boats, water, and people to a height of over 34 stories. It takes 40 minutes to get to the top, shaving more than 2 hours off of the previous route over the dam.

Partnerships Are Critical to Keeping Promises in Flint

It's been one year since the release of a study that linked water in Flint, Michigan to lead poisoning--confirming a public health crisis that sent shock waves all over the world. My organization, Children's Health Fund, and others have made progress addressing the needs of Flint's residents, but major challenges remain. Show More Summary

The World's Largest Elevator Can Lift 6.7 Million Pounds of Ship

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

There are a lot of logistical problems that pop up when you build a 600-foot structure like the Three Gorges Dam in China’s Hubei province. For example, how do ships navigate the sudden extreme difference in water heights on either side of the dam? That’s an easy one. Show More Summary

Researcher helping to tackle the world's water challenges

A researcher from the University of Manchester has developed a free tool to help scientists and policymakers to manage agricultural water use and improve crop water productivity in regions where supply is scarce.

A first look at factors affecting aragonite compensation depth in the eastern Arabian Sea

Water column measurements suggest shoaling of aragonite saturation depths (ASD) throughout the world oceans, due to increase in greenhouse gas concentration. Past records of aragonite saturation state under different climatic conditions are required to assess the impact of climatic changes on shoaling/deepening of ASD. Show More Summary

Health and Disease webinar: Now available online

Together with partners Perstorp, Vitfoss and the Dutch Animal Health Service GD, World Poultry hosted a webinar on Health and Disease. Experts shared their knowledge on how to keep birds healthy through staying on top of water, feed and biosecurity management.

Ford Innovations Bring ‘Fresh Water’ Thinking

he world’s major automakers rely on the innovative thinking of their staff to lead to new inventions and drive development forward, and ford is no exception. according to the automaker the development of new inventions is at an all time...Show More Summary

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