Study: Climate action can limit Asia's growing water shortages

Study: Climate action can limit Asia's growing water shortages

Even “modest” action to limit climate change could help prevent the most extreme water-shortage scenarios facing Asia by the year 2050, according to a new study led by MIT researchers. The study takes an inventive approach to modeling the effects of both climate change and economic growth on the world’s most heavily populated continent. Roughly […]

Fix upcoming for Google Home, Chromecast bug that can tattle on your location

Fix upcoming for Google Home, Chromecast bug that can tattle on your location

Fix upcoming for Google Home, Chromecast bug that can tattle on your location  Digital Trends Security Alert: Chromecast, Google Home Bug Leaks Your Location Data, But A Fix Is Coming  Tech Times Google will fix Chromecast and Google Home bug that reveals a user’s location  The Verge Bug in Google Home and Chromecast devices means cyber criminals could […]

The Latest: Russians confirm engine fire on Saudi flight

The Latest: Russians confirm engine fire on Saudi flight

MOSCOW (AP) The Latest on Tuesday at the World Cup (all times local): 3:05 p.m. The first red card of the tournament has been awarded against Colombia midfielder Carlos Sanchez for handling a goal-bound shot in the area in the third minute against Japan. Shinji Kagawa slotted the resultant penalty to give Japan an early […]

International Space Station Mission to Launch in October

International Space Station Mission to Launch in October

Photo: Yi-Chin Lee, Houston Chronicle NASA astronaut Nick Hague answers questions from the University of Houston ROTC cadets during a press conference at Johnson Space Center on Monday, June 18, 2018, in Houston. Hague, the first astronaut from the class of 2013, and crewmate, Alexey Ovchinin, of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, also answered questions […]

What Fallout Might Look Like Set In The Middle East

What Fallout Might Look Like Set In The Middle East

An essential part of Fallout’s visual identity is that it’s heavily based on Americana, but concept artist Fernanders Sam wanted to explore what other parts of Bethesda’s nuke-blasted world would look like. So he’s done a number of images imagining what Islamic architecture might look like amongst the radioactive wastes. There are similar themes as […]

As Europe's Liberal Order Splinters, Trump Wields an Ax

As Europe's Liberal Order Splinters, Trump Wields an Ax

With a rift over migrants bringing German politics to a boil, the country’s feuding leaders scraped together a truce Monday on an issue that threatens to topple the fragile government. Then President Trump stepped in. “The people of Germany are turning against their leadership as migration is rocking the already tenuous Berlin coalition,” Mr. Trump […]

Welcome to Country: A landmark travel guide to Indigenous Australia

Welcome to Country: A landmark travel guide to Indigenous Australia

Updated June 19, 2018 12:42:17 Photo: Many tourists ignore requests from traditional owners to not climb Uluru (Flickr: Leo Li) Related Link: Australia’s first Indigenous guidebook Related Story: ‘It’s not Disneyland’: Climbing Uluru to be banned from October 2019 Every year, hundreds of thousands of people from around the world visit sites of natural beauty […]

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile confirmed in several local parishes

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile confirmed in several local parishes

The City of New Orleans confirmed West Nile Virus was found in at least two mosquitoes collected last week. St. John, Tangipahoa, and St. Tammany parishes have also had positive tests. So should we be concerned? They’re small, annoying and they bite. In some cases, mosquitoes can be a problem. “I think we need to […]

Confiscation of CBD Oil Sparks Backlash, Putting Pressure on UK Officials

Confiscation of CBD Oil Sparks Backlash, Putting Pressure on UK Officials

In a stunning about-face, the United Kingdom’s health secretary on Monday endorsed cannabis as a legitimate medical treatment and criticized the country’s drug laws. His statements came after authorities confiscated CBD oil intended to treat a 12-year-old boy’s severe epilepsy. Without it, his condition swiftly deteriorated. Billy Caldwell and his mother, Charlotte, had a small […]