Jacquelene Coetzer

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Stratfor - petroleum intelligence - China's Expanding Involvement in the Latin American Energy Sector

Stratfor - petroleum intelligence - China's Expanding Involvement in the Latin American Energy Sector<p>Updated Jul 27, 2013<p>Use Evernote to create, …

We want privacy from the government, but we're an open book on social media

I recently trailed a friend – inadvertently – through New York City, during a Facebook chat.<p>Each message he sent via the mobile app, Facebook Messenger, came with a pushpin corresponding to his precise location, allowing me to trace his journey on a Bing map. Social media sites are notorious for …

50 Superb Examples of Animal Photography

Taking a picture of an animal can be very challenging and it requires lots of tolerance, good understanding of animal’s behavior and willpower. …

If Animals Were Models

This could be a very interesting question for photographers. What if animals really were models? How would they pose? How would they look? We tried …

35 Truly Dramatic Examples of Animal Photography

Sometimes we take <b>wildlife pictures</b> that we see in books and magazines for granted; seldom does it give you the impressions that they were taken …

After Sandy, New York aims to fortify itself against next big storm, climate change

Off a narrow road in a swampy part of Staten Island, Thomas Morello is preparing his two-family home for the next time the water pours in from Lower New York Bay, a quarter-mile or so away.<p>When Hurricane Sandy hit more than eight months ago, inundating but not destroying his converted summer …

The real threat to our future is peak water

Peak oil has generated headlines in recent years, but the real threat to our future is peak water. There are substitutes for oil, but not for water. …

Climate change will disrupt energy supplies, DOE warns

How does climate change affect energy supplies? A new government report says rising temperatures make it more difficult for some power plants to operate and sea level rise threatens others.<p>U.S. energy supplies will likely face more severe disruptions because of climate change and extreme weather, …

UK border police can seize and download your phone's data for no reason at all

Authorities say procedures are critical to combatting terrorism, but privacy advocates call for stronger checks and balances<p>Police in the UK have the power to seize mobile devices from any traveler entering the country, and can retain their personal data for as long as they see fit, according to a …

Climate change is happening too quickly for species to adapt

Among the many strange mantras repeated by climate change deniers is the claim that even in an overheated, climate-altered planet, animals and plants …

Crafting A Perfect Modern Resume

Remember when resumes were one-page, black and white documents you handed to someone in person? Well, those days are long gone and if you want to …

9 Cover Letter Tips That Will Actually Help You to Get an Interview

Applying for a job is a lot like sex. The more interviews you get, the better your odds are. Your resume and cover letter are just your first line to …

Restore Dirty, Messy Plastics with Olive Oil

Through cleaning products or mess, plastics get gunked up and cloudy from time to time. DIYer and YouTuber jaykay18 found a simple fix: olive oil.<p>As …

Life Hacks on Twitter: "Tired of stopping on every floor in the elevator? How to go straight to your floor without any BS http://t.co/ZYLY2Cr6nF"

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How soon can we use the oceans to quench the world's thirst?

Which each passing year, the world gets thirstier. As the human population continues to grow, and becomes more urbanized, our sources of drinkable …

Male Bats Bust Out Complex Serenades To Woo The Ladies

They have a window of less than a second to attract a mate as she flies by.<p>Though whales, gibbons and even mice can produce songs, mammals typically aren't capable of altering their song composition and structure in the way that songbirds can. Bats seem to be the exception to this rule, producing …

Senator Wyden: the US could become an irreversible surveillance state

Senator Ron Wyden (D, OR) offered a grim outlook on civil liberties today in a speech at the Center for American Progress, warning US citizens that they will "live to regret" inaction on surveillance reform. Wyden, one of the leading Congressional critics of domestic spying programs, railed against …

Dolphins Have "Names," Respond When Called

Having identities may help dolphins communicate, study suggests.<p><b>We already knew that bottlenose dolphins can follow "recipes" in preparing mollusks, help other species in distress, and possibly do math. So it may come as no surprise that the marine mammals also call each other by whistles that act</b> …