Mark Rietveld

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Navajo Workers At Coal-Fired Power Plant Brace For Its Closing

When Marlene Fowler wakes up in the northern Arizona town of Kaibeto, she can see a yellow-green haze on the horizon. But Fowler's not worried about the pollution. It's her husband's job at the Navajo Generating Station that has her on edge.<p>"Even though they say the pollution is all this and that, …

Natural Gas

Trump Orders EPA to Dismantle Clean Water Rule

By Lauren McCauley<p>Throwing the weight of his office behind the nation's biggest polluters, President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive …

Scott Pruitt

I Was a Muslim in Trump's White House

When President Obama left, I stayed on at the National Security Council in order to serve my country. I lasted eight days.<p>In 2011, I was hired, straight out of college, to work at the White House and eventually the National Security Council. My job there was to promote and protect the best of what …

Religion

Clay Harbor to Patriots: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

The New England Patriots' pursuit of veteran tight ends didn't stop with Martellus Bennett. According to ESPN's Adam Caplan, the Patriots agreed to a deal with Clay Harbor on March 30.<p>Mike Reiss of ESPN reported on Tuesday that it's a two-year deal with $3 million cash value and $400,000 in …

Football (U.S.)

Here's Exactly What To Make For Dinner This Week

Low-carb, low-stress. This easy-to-follow meal plan is the perfect way to get organized for the week ahead, and it's under $45!<p>BuzzFeed spoke with Brian St. Pierre, MS, RD, CSCS, Director of Performance Nutrition at Precision Nutrition and Amy Shapiro, MS, RD, of Real Nutrition NYC about what it …

We're super jelly that Taylor Swift is Camila Cabello's personal dating coach

Former Fifth Harmony singer, Camila Cabello turns to Taylor Swift for dating advice, proving she’s just like us! Okay, we don’t actually talk to …

Benson Mayowa to Cowboys: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

The Oakland Raiders reportedly declined to match the Dallas Cowboys' offer sheet for restricted free agent Benson Mayowa on Tuesday, which will allow him to join the NFC East squad.<p>Brandon George of the <i>Dallas Morning News</i> passed along confirmation of the Raiders' decision from the defensive end's …

Football (U.S.)

The Epic Story of Dropbox's Exodus From the Amazon Cloud Empire

If you're one of 500 million people who use Dropbox, it's just a folder on your computer desktop that lets you easily store files on the Internet, …

Check Out 20 Popular Movies Before and After Visual Effects Were Added

It’s absolutely no surprise that blockbuster movies rely so heavily on special effects and CG all the time now. When the effects are good, it just …

Prisco's NFL Mock Draft 5.0: Ravens snag their next great linebacker

The Ravens may need a left tackle, but if Myles Jack is still around at No. 5, don't expect Baltimore to pass on the rangy LB who looks like the next …

“She sounds like Netanyahu”: Hillary Clinton goes extra hawkish in her biased, die-hard pro-Israel AIPAC speech

Clinton’s speech was full of distortion, belligerence and uncritical support of Israel, totally ignoring its crimes<p>Hillary Clinton has always been hawkish about the Middle East, but she took her belligerence to a new level in her speech at the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs …

Israel

SpaceX’s Unmanned Falcon 9 Rocket Explodes Minutes After Launch

A fourth attempt at creating a “reusable” rocket ends in a cloud of smoke.<p>Early this morning, SpaceX made a fourth attempt to successfully return a Falcon 9 rocket to Earth in order to earn the coveted “reusable” tag. However, something seemed to go terribly wrong during the first stage of …

Space Travel

Slovenia: Europe's outdoor adventure playground

The central European country of Slovenia packs an adventure-sports punch much greater than its diminutive size would suggest. The north of the country is dominated by towering mountain ranges that provide plentiful challenges for hikers and skiers. In the west, pure alpine streams strengthen as …

European Travel

Top 10 free things to do in Hamburg

Cosmopolitan, posh, naughty…Hamburg is many things, but one thing it’s not: cheap. To help you stretch your euros further, we’ve ferreted out some delicious bargains that have the bonus of letting you experience the city like a local. Skip the tourist traps and tourist tat and let us help you to …

European Travel

Mark Cuban shares the most important lesson he learned in his 20s

After getting sick of making drinks, Cuban worked at a PC software business, where he built up a strong clientele but provoked his boss to fire him for disobeying an order.<p>He was left with no savings and no means to pay his bills; it was as good a time as any to venture out on his own, he figured, …

H&R Block

18 Science Facts You Believed In The 1990s That Are Now Totally Wrong

The 1990s had better music, but it was a more primitive time. Science is a constantly changing endeavor.

Steven Spielberg

Oort Cloud: The Outer Solar System's Icy Shell

A giant shell of icy bodies known as the Oort Cloud is thought to encircle the solar system. There may be billions, even trillions of bodies in it. …

Multimaterial 3D printing brings Italian fashion to life

Gruppo Meccaniche Luciani has created a six-piece fashion collection built using multi-material 3D printing.<p>Multimaterial 3D printing is opening up a brave new world of fashion possibilities, and the Stratasys Objet500 Connex3 is leading the charge. Gruppo Meccaniche Luciani -- a Corridonia, …

3D Printing

Watch the Night Sky This Week for Eerie Light, a Giant Moon

With a little help, and an early morning rise, the rings of Saturn may be seen.<p>Late winter stars and planets take center stage this week, giving plenty of celestial reasons to go outside in both evening and morning.<p><b>Pyramid of Light.</b> The next couple of weeks will provide ample opportunity to catch …

Try It Now ROB Insight

How Green Are Those Solar Panels, Really?

As the industry grows, so does concern over the environmental impact.<p><b>As the world seeks cleaner power, solar energy capacity has increased sixfold in the past five years. Yet manufacturing all those solar panels, a Tuesday report shows, can have environmental downsides.</b><p>Fabricating the panels …

Qatar accused of dragging its feet over treatment of migrant workers

Emirate claims it is making progress in World Cup row, but Amnesty says time is running out for promised reforms<p>Six months after Qatar promised major improvements to its treatment of migrant workers, Amnesty International has warned that its progress so far is “woefully inadequate” and accused the …