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10 Worst Man-Made Disasters

The shrinking of the Aral Sea - "One of the planet's worst environmental disasters"

The Shrinking Sea: California's impending environmental disaster

Top 10 Worst Ecological Disasters

Top 10 Man-Made Disasters

25 Biggest Man Made Environmental Disasters Of History

What's the Best Tool We Have to Stop Environmental Disaster?

At this year's Aspen Ideas Festival, we asked a group of scientists, academics, and filmmakers what humans have in our arsenal as a species to combat environmental catastrophes. "On one level, we can't stop environmental disaster," says Kathryn Sullivan, the under-secretary of commerce for oceans …

Jaw-dropping photos of Brazil's worst environmental disaster that unleashed 50 million tons of toxic mud

Brazil is calling it the worst environmental disaster in its history. "It is not a natural disaster," Brazil's environment minister said. "It is a disaster prompted by economic activity but of a magnitude equivalent to those disasters created by forces of nature."<p>The search for bodies and survivors …

This Oil Company Teaches Kids About How Environmental Disasters Can Be Good for Tourism

Italian oil company Eni created an educational program that avoids addressing climate change in the Arctic and implies oil rigs and mining platforms can have a positive impact on the environment.<p>There's a tendency for multinational energy corporations that are heavily invested in climate change to …

Oil

New infrared video reveals growing environmental disaster in L.A. gas leak

A runaway natural gas leak from a storage facility in the hills above Los Angeles is shaping up as a significant ecological disaster, state officials and experts say, with more than 150 million pounds of methane pouring into the atmosphere so far and no immediate end in sight.<p>The rupture within a …

Oil & Gas Industry

A terrible environmental disaster is unfolding in Los Angeles — and it's practically invisible

At this very moment, a natural gas well in a quiet, hilly town in northern Los Angeles is spewing hundreds of millions of pounds of methane into the …

It's Been More Than 100 Days Since The Worst Environmental Disaster Since The BP Oil Spill

The ruptured well in Porter Ranch, California, is emitting tens of thousands of pounds of methane every day.<p><i>This story originally appeared on TakePart.</i><p>Sunday marked the 100th day of the Aliso Canyon natural gas leak in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, an environmental disaster many experts have …

Oil & Gas Industry

Sky-High Luxury: 22 Hours Aboard Emirates Airlines

Sixteen exclusive Bulgari amenity kits. Dom Pérignon vintages paired with canapés of cured duck with saffron poached peach; a walnut baguette with persian feta cheese, fresh fig, and truffle infused honey, and, wild smoked salmon, lemon and cumin cream cheese on norlander bread. No, this was not my …

Framing

Honor 5X review – a lot of phone for the money, let down by poor software

The Honor 5X is the latest mid-range smartphone from rising Chinese manufacturer Huawei, which aims to bring decent performance, screen and fingerprint sensor for less than £190.<p>Honor is Huawei’s budget brand and marketed separately, including a couple of smartphones available in the UK with …

Phones

F1 to introduce 'halo' device in bid to protect drivers from fatal injuries

The design, originally pioneered by Mercedes, leaves cockpit open but helps to shield drivers from flying debris or stray tyres<p>Formula One is planning to introduce a head-protection device known as the “halo” from 2017 in a bid to protect drivers from fatal injuries.<p>The design, originally pioneered …

Amazing Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar (+6 Recipes)

Are you struggling to lose weight or get sick less often? Maybe apple cider vinegar can help you out!<p>Apple cider vinegar is probably the most popular …

5 Reasons to Skip a Workout, According to a Fitness Expert

Despite all those popular “fitness inspiration” memes that show up in your social media feeds<b>—</b>think #NoExcuses, #NoDaysOff, #RestLater<b>—</b>the truth is, …

5 Ski Resorts With Seriously Luxe Amenities

If you're a fan of settling into the lap of luxury after a tough day on the slopes, these are the resorts for you.<p>If you're not lucky enough to live in an apartment with its own ski slope, you're going to have to do some traveling to get your fill of the winter sport.<p>These icy vacation spots should …

Scientists Have Found a Way to Help You Learn New Skills Twice as Fast

Yes please.<p>The key to learning a new motor skill - such as playing the piano or mastering a new sport - isn't necessarily how many hours you spend …

10 warm and wild destinations for families this winter

It’s February, and we’re fed up with winter. Whether your kids are nuts for animals or just love the great outdoors, here are some great adventure-filled escapes for your family to get warm again.<p>1. Cayman Islands<p>Explore caves, scuba dive for wrecks and make friends with stingrays in the …

Americans eat way too much sugar — here’s where it comes from

The new federal dietary guidelines that came out last week put a number on how much sugar we’re supposed to consume, and it’s even less than you …

Revealed: the cheapest time to book flights to your favourite destinations

The same flights can be more than £600 cheaper depending on when they're booked, new research has shown.<p>Each destination also has its own optimum booking time, ranging from as little as two months in advance to as far as 11 months.<p>The study by travel search engine Kayak.co.uk found that those …

Unnatural Balance: How Food Waste Impacts World’s Wildlife

New research indicates that the food discarded in landfills and at sea is having a profound effect on wildlife populations and fisheries. But …

Food Waste

An exercise scientist told us how many pounds you should lose each week if you want to keep it off

You might be enticed, for example, by a diet that claims it can help you shed 20 or 50 pounds in a couple of weeks.<p>But shedding pounds too fast can be a red flag for a diet that might encourage unsafe behaviors. On the other hand, losing weight too slowly might be discouraging and make you want to …

South America's Hidden Gem

South America is the fourth largest continent and the home of twelve independent countries- Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela; two non-sovereign areas- French Guiana (a French Territory); the Falkland Islands, (a British …

Scottish Nationalists Are Boycotting These Tea Cakes

Scottish biscuit manufacturer Tunnock’s felt the wrath of nationalists this week as it emerged that their new advertising campaign refers to the Lanarkshire-produced tea cakes as a “Great British tea cake.”<p>Scots are pretty proud of their national food output. Understandable when your country is …

Teslasuit does full-body haptic feedback for VR

Smartphone-powered headsets like Google Cardboard and Samsung's Gear VR have been worthy stop-gaps for introducing the medium of modern virtual reality. But this year, more resource-intensive VR experiences, games especially, will finally make it into consumers' homes. Pre-orders for the final …

Casio launches Android Wear smartwatch that lasts a month per charge

Rugged smartwatch is water resistamt and shockproofed to military standards with two displays, extra buttons, pressure sensors and compass<p>Casio has launched the G-shock of smartwatches with its first Android Wear device that can last a month between charges.<p>The Smart Outdoor Watch, which was …

Wearable Tech