Enlarge / Smokestacks at Pacificorp’s 1,000MW coal-fired power plant on October 9, 2017 outside Huntington, Utah. (credit: George Frey/Getty Images) According to a report from Bloomberg, the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is not considering a roll back of Obama-era rules regulating industrial emissions of mercury. When the rules were codified in 2015, they required […]
Many medical professionals agree that the language around addiction can affect a person’s recovery, and there is a push to adopt terms that are less dismissive and more human.
Niantic has released a lot of new features and updates this year, the Sinnoh Stone being one of them. And Pokemon Go fans believed they knew how the new Gen 4 item worked, following its surprise release earlier this year. While Trainers have tried many different things to try and earn a Sinnoh Stone, so […]
Enlarge / Google CEO Sundar Pichai delivers the keynote address at the Google I/O 2018 Conference at Shoreline Amphitheater on May 8, 2018 in Mountain View, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) On Tuesday evening, Google CEO Sundar Pichai sent out an email to employees apologizing for the company’s inadequate response in the wake of a […]
In November 2016, shortly after the presidential election, students from six U.S. universities appeared in a promotional video titled “You Are Welcome Here.” Their message intended to reassure the one million international students already in the country—and the ones who might be rethinking their plans—that they were still valued. Today, more than 300 schools participate […]
Venezuelans are suffering. Yet other countries have had it far worse
Loose change IN 1946 Gyorgy Faludy, a Hungarian poet, received 300bn pengo for a new edition of his works. The sum would have been worth $ 60bn before the second world war. But after the Nazis departed with Hungary’s gold reserves and the Russians occupied its territory, the country’s currency was not what it was—and […]
No matter how old you are, it’s always a little challenging to make friends. When you reach middle-age, however, it can be super daunting. Not only do you face the typical hangups that people have (i.e. fears of what others will think of them), but you add to it a lifetime of having friends come […]
Enlarge / US President Donald Trump answers questions about the 2016 US election during a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin after their summit on July 16, 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. (credit: Getty | Chris McGrath) News reports in January that President Donald Trump passed a widely used test that screens for mild […]
Tragedies including school shootings and the Las Vegas massacre have spurred a ‘new sense of urgency,’ outgoing president of the American Medical Association says.