Tens of millions of Americans in 43 states may have been exposed to toxic fluorinated compounds known as PFAS in their drinking water. In a report from May, the non-profit Environmental Working Group (EWG) showed how PFAS had exposed upwards of 19 million Americans through contaminated groundwater. EWG found 610 contaminated locations ranging from public water systems, military bases, military and civilian airports, industrial plants, dumps, and firefighter training sites. Now the environmental advocacy group has identified 58 more military sites where high levels of PFAS used in firefighting foam have been detected in groundwater or drinking water, from Elmendorf ...
Authored by Conn Hallinan via Counterpunch.org, During the face-off earlier this year between India and Pakistan over a terrorist attack that killed more than 40 Indian paramilitaries in Kashmir, New Delhi made an existential threat to Islamabad. The weapon was not India’s considerable nuclear arsenal, but one still capable of inflicting ruinous destruction: water. “Our government has decided to stop our share of water which used to flow to Pakistan,” said Indian Transport Minister Nitin Gadkarikinon February 21. “We will divert water from eastern rivers and supply it to our people in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab.” India controls three major rivers that ...
Once upon a time not very long ago, Amazon wasn’t even an official Apple retail partner and none of Apple’s resellers were allowed to offer sizable discounts on Apple devices. Fast-forward to today and not only is Amazon an official Apple partner, it’s selling Apple gear at rock bottom prices for Prime Day 2019! Apple Watch Series 3 models start at an unheard-of $169 right now, and the Apple Watch Series 4 starts at $349 instead of $400. iPads are $249 for 32GB models, while 128GB iPads hit an all-time low of $299. Even Apple’s newest iPad Pro tablets are ...
Police say a New Hampshire man has been charged with sexually assaulting a female stroke victim at a nursing home where both were residents. Milford Police Capt. Shawn Pelletier says 74-year-old Robert Champigny was arrested Monday night at a Manchester hotel for assaulting the 83-year-old woman at Crestwood Nursing Home in June. Champigny was released on personal recognizance.
Tech’s day of reckoning Tuesday on Capitol Hill started with skepticism about Facebook Inc.’s proposed digital currency, and ended with a spirited debate over charges of anti-conservative bias on Alphabet Inc.’s Google search. In between, the industry’s big four took some body blows from both political parties.
Here’s how Beyonce pulled off a timely visit to shoot a “Lion King” music video at Havasu Falls, where permits are almost impossible to get.
Synchronized swimmers from around the world compete in various swimming events at the 2019 FINA World Championships in South Korea.
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For World Emoji Day, Apple and Google shared some of the emojis coming to devices later this year, which include emoji for people with disabilities.
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FaceApp. So. The app has gone viral again after first doing so two years ago or so. The effect has gotten better but these apps, like many other one off viral apps, tend to come and go in waves driven by influencer networks or paid promotion. We first covered this particular AI photo editor from a team of Russian developers about two years ago. It has gone viral again now due to some features that allow you to edit a person’s face to make it appear older or younger. You may remember at one point it had an issue because ...
The Milwaukee Bucks announced Tuesday that they have signed free agent forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo, the older brother of Bucks forward and NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo
Aaron Judge hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning, Didi Gregorius followed with a grand slam and the New York Yankees beat Tampa Bay 8-3 after another surly clash between CC Sabathia and the Rays
Chicago outfielder Eloy Jimenez and Kansas City shortstop Adalberto Mondesi have left Tuesday night’s game due to injuries.
Seattle’s NHL expansion team is close to an agreement with Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis to become its first general manager, a person with direct knowledge tells The Associated Press.
Authored by Mark Hendrickson via The Epoch Times, With President Donald Trump’s two previous nominees to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors – Stephen Moore and Herman Cain – having withdrawn in the face of stiff resistance in the Senate, the president has nominated two economists – Judy Shelton and Christopher Waller – to those posts. Waller’s nomination seems safe. He’s an insider, the current executive vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Shelton, on the other hand, is encountering some resistance because she’s an unconventional choice. Her opponents condescendingly scorn her as a “goldbug,” because of her minority ...