These high "water towers" provide a huge percentage of global fresh water, but climate change and geopolitical stresses endanger their existence. High in the Himalaya, near the base of the Gangotri glacier,
The UK's former most wanted criminal has been handed 33 life sentences, after he embarked on a two-week campaign of rape and kidnap, targetting women and children. Joseph McCann sparked one of the country’s
Bitcoin-hungry hackers have attacked a data center in Argentina which houses local government files. According to Alicia Bañuelos, the country’s Minister of Science and Technology, the attack took place
Ice loss, permafrost melt, fires: Trouble in the Arctic and Antarctic could cause shocks to the world’s weather and sea levels sooner than thought, says a new study. Eric Post has observed seasons at same
Here’s today’s fun fact: the word “canvas” is derived from “cannabis”. (And imagine if the two words had still been identical this past century or so: literature would speak of cannabis-covered deck shoes,
(DILLWYN, Va.) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Friday that he’s suspended a policy that allowed prison officials to strip search an 8-year-old girl who was visiting her father. “I am deeply disturbed
'Outrageous, Narcissistic and Crazy.' Alaska Dentist Rode Hoverboard During Tooth Extraction Procedure
(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — An Alaska dentist accused of fraud and unnecessarily sedating patients also performed a procedure while riding a wheeled, motorized vehicle known as a hoverboard, authorities said.