Energy companies used nearly 250 billion gallons of water to extract unconventional shale gas and oil from hydraulically fractured wells in the United States between 2005 and 2014, a new Duke University study finds.
AccorHotels sees a big opening here since Iran represents such a large untapped market. It could be a while before Hyatt or Sheraton moves in, however, but maybe sooner than we expect.
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Apple last week introduced the iPad mini 4, advertising the device as essentially a scaled down version of the iPad Air 2, although the device uses a A8 chip rather than the A8X found in the iPad Air ... Read more
This dog is showing this hole in a wall who is boss
Japanese Twitter user @Onodesu0223 captured this fearless pup defying the laws of physics by sticking its head through a gap in a wall
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Blue Origin, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' commercial space company, plans to launch rockets from Cape Canaveral. The post Jeff Bezos Is Bringing His Space Company to Florida appeared first on WIRED. Read more
Economist Paul Mason's blockbuster manifesto Postcapitalism suggests that markets just can't organize products whose major input isn't labor or material, but information, and that means that, for the ... Read more
CALAIS, France — The 'Jungle' is growing daily, and showing no signs of stopping. An hour outside London, the large migrant and refugee camp that is home to some 3,500 people is getting all the ... Read more
[Veghead] recently went to a surplus warehouse filled with VHS editing studios, IBM keyboards, electronic paraphernalia from 40 years ago, and a lot of useless crap. His haul included a wooden keypad ... Read more
The unlikeliest of friends make for the best stories.
Biker and sheet metal worker Pat Doody was riding cross-country from California to New Jersey when he came across a tiny, badly burned kitten at a ... Read more
Later this evening, the BBC will be airing a one-off TV special about the development of Grand Theft Auto and the criticism that surrounded its portrayal of violence. It's called The Game ... Read more
WASHINGTON — A conservative advocacy group said Tuesday it will spend at least $1 million on TV ads criticizing Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump in the early primary voting stat ... Read more
A new method of teasing information from scarce and highly degraded genetic samples is helping NOAA Fisheries and Mexican scientists unravel the genetic heritage of the enigmatic vaquita, the most end ... Read more
WordPress 4.3.1 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. This release addresses three issues, including tw ... Read more
Apple is moving forward with plans to build a unified platform for cloud-based web services such as iCloud, iTunes and Siri over the next few years, according to The Information. The new platform is b ... Read more