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By the numbers: The massive toll of the Animas River spill

<b>(CNN) —</b> The environmental crew had one job: pump out and treat contaminated water at the Gold King Mine in southern Colorado.<p>Instead, when the workers for the Environmental Protection Agency used heavy equipment to enter the defunct mine on August 5, 2015, a leak sprung. A massive one.<p>The EPA has …

Pollution

Illustration of Famous European Landmarks

This is an amazing collection of illustrations of famous European landmarks. These landmarks were illustrated by AL Power, a designer from Dublin, …

Ireland

The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with us, …

Architect Designs Paris of 2050 as Eco-Friendly "Smart City"

According to architect Vincent Callebaut, the Paris of 2050 could look very different than the city we know today. The architect recently unveiled plans to transform the famous locale into a futuristic “smart” city. His design is a nod to the metropolis' historical architecture as it's punctuated …

The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.<p>Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple, and later Pixar, off the ground. But Jobs had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a “distortion field” that could persuade people that his …

Gamescom 2014: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain & Ground Zeroes Coming to PC

Coming to Steam.<p>Both Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes are coming to Steam.<p>Developer Kojima Productions …

Heartbleed: Hundreds of thousands of servers at risk from catastrophic bug

Hundreds of thousands of web and email servers worldwide have a software flaw that lets attackers steal the cryptographic keys used to secure online commerce and web connections, experts say.<p>They could also leak personal information to hackers when people carry out searches or log into email.<p>The …

Apple Dominates 80% Of The High-End Smartphone Market In China [Report]

Apple stuck to its guns when it came to expanding into China: refusing to compromise its brand equity by selling lower cost iPhones to compete with low-end smartphone manufacturers.<p>That decision seems to be paying off, since a new study in China by app and mobile advertising analytics firm Umeng …

This machine kills trolls

At midnight on February 13th, 2014, a Wikipedia user named Lightningawesome added to the list of <i>My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic</i> characters a lengthy biography of Lightning Dash, a capricious, lovable filly existing only in fan fiction. Around that time, an unnamed user defaced the Love Holy …

New iWatch Concept Video Envisions A Vertical, Notification-Based UI For An Apple Wearable

A new iWatch concept video produced by Fuse Chicken, the Cleveland-based design startup that’s currently funding a magnetic charging cable and dock for iPhone, imagines what a wrist-mounted Apple wearable computer might look like with a wraparound curved display and a vertical UI incorporating the …

Heavy snow kills 12 in Japan, disrupts power and flights

Tokyo saw as much as 27 cm (10.6 inches) of snow, on par with last weekend's snowstorms, which were the heaviest in 45 years.<p>ANA Holdings, Japan's largest carrier, said 338 domestic flights and 12 international flights were canceled on Saturday due to the heavy snow.<p>In Kawasaki, west of Tokyo, a …

How Most Anyone Can Find Photos Of Secret Government Sites

Last August, Jeffrey Lewis saw a North Korean propaganda video, posted in April 2012, which showed its missile launchers holding intercontinental ballistic missiles, shot from an oddly-shaped building.<p>He was curious. So with a team of students, he modeled what the building would look like and …

The world we see in the movie Her isn’t far off

Two weeks ago, I watched the movie <i>Her</i> in preparation for an interview by a Brazilian newspaper. I knew I would find something closer to science fiction than reality, but the movie does have a foundation in reality. It was particularly interesting to see that the future depicted in the movie shows a …

Tottenham Transfer News: Erik Lamela's Dad Reveals Player Wants to Leave

Erik Lamela's time as a Tottenham player could come to an abrupt end in 2014, with the winger's father revealing his son is seeking a return to Serie A.<p>Jose Lamela is quoted by Italian media (h/t ESPN FC) saying that a return to Italy is the 21-year-old's first choice, the nation's capital …

Why Nintendo doesn’t stand a chance in China

Nintendo’s stock has soared on news that China is moving to end its 14-year-old ban on foreign-made video-game consoles. But don’t believe the hype. Nintendo doesn’t have what the country’s gamers are looking for these days.<p>The ban on consoles was originally put in place for fear that the …

Gaming Industry

UK economy will take years to recover says BoE's Dale

<b>The UK's economic recovery will take a "number of years", the Bank of England's chief economist Spencer Dale has said.</b><p>"We had a very deep recession, we have a number of years to go," Mr Dale told the BBC.<p>He also said that interest rates would remain low for what he termed a "sustained period".<p>But …

China's Wanda Group Chairman Wang Jianlin Is Forbes Asia's 2013 Businessman Of The Year

With real estate prices on the rise again in China, by this September it was already looking to be another banner year for Wang Jianlin, the founder and chairman of China’s biggest commercial real estate developer, Dalian Wanda Group. Closely held, it boasts $48 billion in assets, including 80 …

The US dollar's status has fallen – but not uniformly

Since 1976, the US dollar's role as an international currency has been slowly waning. International use of the dollar to hold foreign-exchange reserves, denominate financial transactions, invoice trade, and as a vehicle in currency markets is below its level during the heyday of the Bretton Woods …

Edward Snowden leaks: UK 'let NSA store email addresses'

<b>The UK allowed the US National Security Agency to keep the mobile phone numbers and email addresses of ordinary Britons from 2007, reports say.</b><p>Channel 4 News and the Guardian said existing rules were modified in 2007 to allow the US to keep information swept up incidentally about Britons not …

The New MINI

Just in time for the Los Angeles Auto Show coming this weekend to the LA Convention Center, MINI unveiled their latest Cooper and Cooper S …

Go-karts

Japan wants to sell its super-fast levitating trains to the US

Former US politicians have visited Japan for a ride on a train that uses magnetic levitation to travel at 315 mph. As cities around the world consider the introduction of maglev trains, the Japanese government hopes the American group's experience of the journey — a test ahead of Japan's planned …

Fukushima meltdown is warning to the world, says nuclear plant operator

Naomi Hirose, president of the company that runs Fukushima, said Britain’s nuclear industry must be 'prepared for the worst'<p>The man in charge of Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has warned that the meltdown of the plant in 2011 contains important lessons for the British government …

Fukushima

How to Calculate The Equity Split Between Co-Founders in Startups

<i>George Deeb is the Managing Partner at Chicago-based Red Rocket Ventures, a startup consulting and financial advisory firm based in Chicago. You can follow George on Twitter at @georgedeeb and @RedRocketVC.</i><p>There are a lot of variables to go into calculating a fair equity split a startup team. These …

Protests in Rome turn violent as demonstrators attack economy ministry

Anti-austerity rally in Rome turns violent as a small band of rioters clash with police<p>At least 100 protesters in hoods and motorcycle helmets attacked the Italian economy ministry in Rome on Saturday after a march against austerity turned violent.<p>Protesters with masks over their faces hurled …

Scientists discover DNA body clock

A US scientist has discovered an internal body clock based on DNA that measures the biological age of our tissues and organs.<p>The clock shows that while many healthy tissues age at the same rate as the body as a whole, some of them age much faster or slower. The age of diseased organs varied hugely, …

Loop: The Future Of Mobile Payments Or A Temporary Fix?

Loop is a new mobile payments startup making some fairly big claims. The company says it has invented a technology that lets you pay with your phone at nearly any point-of-sale across the U.S., without requiring merchants to upgrade their hardware. Nor do you have to own a particular device, like …

18-foot 'sea monster' terrorizes Internet — but is this oarfish a small fry?

A snorkeler off the coast of California made an alarming discovery this weekend while paddling around Catalina Island, south of Los Angeles: a recently deceased 18-foot oarfish, one of the creatures thought to be the "sea serpents" of nautical legend.<p>Jasmine Santana, a science instructor for the …

China flood protests: Police out in force in Yuyao

<b>The authorities in a city in eastern China are on high alert after angry residents clashed with police over the government's flood relief efforts.</b><p>Armed police are out in force in Yuyao in Zhejiang province, after thousands of people protested in front of the government office there, throwing stones …

Once Upon a Time, In the Early Triassic Period...

Popular Science Blogs<p>Boxplot<p>Exploring the world of science through graphic narrative. By Maki Naro<p><b>UPDATE: OTP has been collected and remastered into an all new comic book. Check out the introduction here>></b><p>I'm a bit of a wildcard here on the new blog network. Unlike most blogs, the focus of Boxplot …