Warfare History Network History, Europe German U-Boats ravaged allied shipping in American coastal waters during Operation Drumbeat. On December 9, 1941, Grand Admiral Erich Raeder, the commander of the Kriegsmarine, lifted all restrictions on German naval attacks against American vessels by his surface and submarine fleets. Show More Summary
Certain world leaders might be dragging their feet on addressing climate change, but in the meantime, Koen Olthuis and the rest of the Waterstudio crew are working on solutions that we can use today. The Blue energy floating sea wall is a floating breakwater that doubles as an energy generator. Show More Summary
As an archipelagic nation with thousands of islands, it is not difficult to come across water in Japan. When paired with the scenic nature and vibrant culture of Japan, the coastlines can provide some of the best spots in the world.Show More Summary
By Eveline Danubrata and Cindy Silviana JAKARTA, June 23 (Reuters) – With its towering new cranes and wharves that can handle some of the world’s biggest ships, Indonesia’s main international port has been shaking off its reputation for inefficiency and congestion with a $2.5 billion upgrade. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: The Reedy Creek Improvement District today filed a permit with the South Florida Water Management District for a project that covers the entire "back of house" area behind, and next to, Epcot's France pavilion. "TheShow More Summary
In the Ever Oasis™ game for the Nintendo 3DS family systems, you are responsible for the last safe haven in a dangerous desert world. Along with the water spirit Esna, you must help your oasis flourish by recruiting new residents, finding resources, and building shops called Bloom Booths. Show More Summary
"Self-care in our world basically means take a couple sips of water every now and then and shove your face with some food so you don't die. And try to get some deodorant on."
Compared to the past, there's something fundamentally different about the challenges central banks face today -- further proof that we're in uncharted economic waters. Low interest rates,
The delicate artistry of pond gunk.
Two thousand years ago, the ancient Greeks looked into the night sky and saw geometric shapes emerge among the stars: a hunter, a lion, a water vase. In a way, they used these constellations to make sense of the random scattering of stars in the fabric of the universe. By translating astronomy into shapes, they […]
The idea seemed simple: get a few hundred surfers together to hold hands out in the water. But then the big waves showed up, and some surfers struggled to make it past the break. Fog made it tough to see the surfers and a current kept pulling them dangerously close to the Huntington Beach pier […]
Just as the water intensive nature of brewing beer has become a hot topic in the sustainability world – beer is made up of 90% to 95% water – Ballast Point Brewing Co. announced that it has completed its first two batches of beer made with water extracted literally from thin air. Show More Summary
Watch a fish swim around under the sea and it looks like the most natural thing in the world, and the way they flop around after being stranded out of water looks totally natural too. But seeing a fish "walk" along the ocean floor as...Show More Summary
With the help of its principle sponsor, Toyota, Morgan’s Inspiration Island has become the world’s first accessible waterpark.
In 1900, just 15% of the world's population lived in cities. Now that proportion is over 50%, which is a lot of people. In fact, it means around 4 billion human beings rely on urban infrastructure to keep them warm, mobile and clean...
Rocky worlds discovered by Kepler telescope are right distance from their parent stars for water to pool on the surface Astronomers have added 219 candidates to the growing list of planets beyond our solar system, 10 of which may beShow More Summary
On Tuesday, June 20, the surfing community in Southern California will rally to gather 500 surfers in the water next to the Huntington Beach pier for a Guinness World Record “Circle of Honor” paddle-out — the largest documented paddle-out in the world. Show More Summary
Turkey’s long and varied coastline is among the most beautiful and varied in the world. With its warm, sunny climate, miles of beaches, rugged coves and bright blue waters, plus an amazing history going back thousands of years, there’s something here for everyone. Here are five of the Turkish coast’s best resorts. Olympos – step […]
By Lambert Strether of Corrente Still in London. Labor power is expensive here by world standards: Here, there’s one guy and a lot of heavy-duty scaffolding. In Southeast Asia, there’d be twenty migrant laborers in shorts, flip-flops, and brightly colored contractor T-shirts, and the scaffolding would be airy and thin, maybe even bamboo. Trade Massive […]
By Carly DeMarque on SwimSwam FINA’s new rule that allows the use of a wetsuit in open water races if the water temperature is below 68 degrees has swimmers all over the world weighing the benefits and downsides to suiting up in neoprene. Read the full story on SwimSwam: ROKA’s Maverick X Wetsuit Is Perfect For Open Water Races