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Billion-dollar dams are making water shortages, not solving them

Dams are mitigating climate change impacts for certain populations, but the overall effect of such interventions may be increased drought.....»»

Source:  NewscientistCategory: TopJun 15th, 2017Related News

Science Calls Out Jeff Sessions on Medical Marijuana and the "Historic Drug Epidemic"

Rolling back protections from federal interference in state legalization laws could worsen the opioid overdose crisis -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Source:  SciamCategory: ScienceJun 15th, 2017Related News

Michigan health director, 4 others charged with manslaughter over Flint water

Lead poisoned thousands, but infections also linked to water killed at least a dozen. Enlarge / Posters above water fountains warn against drinking the water at Flint Northwestern High School in Flint, Michigan. (credit: Getty | JIM WATSON) Mi.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopJun 14th, 2017Related News

Facebook updates Safety Check feature to assuage friends and families’ fears

Facebook has updated its Safety Check feature to make it easier for users to keep in touch with friends and family. The social media giant has introduced Fundraisers, expanded Community Help, and introduced crisis descriptions. The post Facebook upda.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopJun 14th, 2017Related News

Toreto Launches Water Resistant Bluetooth Earphone TBE 804 Blare

Toreto has today launched a new water resistant Bluetooth earphone dubbed as TBE-804 Blare which comes with a price tag of Rs 2,499, available on all leading e-commerce platforms. The Bluetooth earphone supports v4.0 of Bluetooth and comes with a bat.....»»

Source:  TechtreeCategory: TopJun 14th, 2017Related News

Multi-Million Dollar Upgrade Planned To Secure "Failsafe" Arctic Seed Vault

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: The Global Seed Vault, built in the Arctic as an impregnable deep freeze for the world's most precious food seeds, is to undergo a multi-million dollar upgrade after water from melting permafrost.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: TopJun 14th, 2017Related News

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is on leave from the company

Uber has been in some hot water recently, as their toxic company culture has been under the microscope after Susan J. Fowler, an engineer, wrote a scathing account of the sexual harassment she'd experienced at the company. Now, CEO Trav.....»»

Source:  MarketingvoxCategory: TopJun 13th, 2017Related News

Amphibious Vehicles Market Worth 3.70 Billion USD by 2022

PUNE, India, June 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Amphibious Vehicle Market by End User (Defense, Commercial), Application (Surveillance & Rescue, Water Transportation, Sports, Excavation), Propulsion (Screw Propeller, Water Jet, Track-Based).....»»

Source:  WardsautoCategory: AutoJun 11th, 2017Related News

Vehicle Electrification Market Worth 92.59 Billion USD by 2022

PUNE, India, June 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Vehicle Electrification Market by Product (Start-Stop, PTC, EPS, Electric Air-Conditioner, ISG, Starter Motor, Alternator, Actuator, Electric Pump-Vacuum, Oil & Water), 48V Mild-Hybr.....»»

Source:  WardsautoCategory: AutoJun 11th, 2017Related News

Toxicants linked to lipid metabolism

New research on water fleas demonstrates how certain toxicants can affect development and progression to reproductive maturity......»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: BiomedJun 11th, 2017Related News

The best smart water bottles you can buy

These water bottles feature a number of smart hydration options including liquid tracking, temperature control, and much more! The post The best smart water bottles you can buy appeared first on TabTimes. The idea of bringing smarts to electr.....»»

Source:  TabtimesCategory: TopJun 11th, 2017Related News

3 smart fridges worth buying right now

Smart phones, smart TVs, smart everything! With all our electronics slowly getting smarter over the last few years, it was only a matter of time until our home appliances made their way to the internet of things. We’ve seen smart water bottles.....»»

Source:  TabtimesCategory: TopJun 11th, 2017Related News

Bell to launch rugged Samsung Galaxy XCover 4 on June 23

Bell will release the Samsung Galaxy XCover 4 on June 23rd, according to an internal document obtained by MobileSyrup. In addition to earning an IP68 certification, meaning it can stay submerged under 1.5 metres of water for up to 30 minutes, the Gal.....»»

Source:  MobilesyrupCategory: TopJun 11th, 2017Related News

Monthly Match: The Human Utility #GiveWater

Does it surprise you that some people in the United States don’t have regular access to water? Our month match for June is The Human Utility. Fred Wilson, Joanne Wilson, Amy Batchelor, and I are matching up to $20,000 of contributions via our #.....»»

Source:  FeldCategory: FinanceJun 9th, 2017Related News

Al-Jazeera claims to be victim of cyber attack as Qatar crisis continues

Broadcaster targeted after hackers planted “fake news” on Qatar’s state news service. Enlarge / Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani delivers a speech during a press conference. (credit: Mohamed Farag.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopJun 8th, 2017Related News

US Pays Farmers Billions To Save The Soil. But It"s Blowing Away

An anonymous reader shares an NPR report: Soil has been blowing away from the Great Plains ever since farmers first plowed up the prairie. It reached crisis levels during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, when windblown soil turned day into night. In recen.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: TopJun 8th, 2017Related News

WWDC 2017: Apple Launches HomePod, Identity Crisis Ensues

Apple has officially entered the intelligent assistant-embedded device race with the launch of the Apple HomePod, but it is struggling to find a clear identity in a market that is fast becoming dominated by incumbents like Amazon and Google. The Home.....»»

Source:  IdcCategory: ConsumerJun 8th, 2017Related News

Facebook launches "disaster maps" to provide vital data in the midst of a crisis

Facebook has launched "disaster maps" to help relief organizations during a crisis. Using its own data that users have agreed to share, the company divided the maps into three different parts to help with response efforts. The post Facebook launches.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopJun 8th, 2017Related News

Qatar blames current crisis on fake news inserted by hackers

This week a diplomatic crisis hit the Middle East as several countries (Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Yemen and Maldives) cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorist groups. Now Qatar's foreign min.....»»

Source:  EngadgetCategory: TopJun 7th, 2017Related News

Facebook launches disaster maps to help relief organizations during a crisis

Facebook has launched "disaster maps" to help relief organizations during a crisis. Using its own data that users have agreed to share, the company divided the maps into three different parts to help with response efforts. The post Facebook launches.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopJun 7th, 2017Related News