EPA says regulation of mercury emissions not “appropriate and necessary”

Enlarge / An eastbound Norfolk Southern Corp. unit coal train passes through Waddy, Kentucky. (credit: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images) On Friday, the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it did not think that current mercury emissions rules placed on coal-fired power plants were “appropriate and necessary,” based on the agency’s revised look […]

Turkey’s central bank promises ‘all necessary measures’ to save its financial system amid lira collapse

The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (TCMB) has outlined a range of measures to bolster liquidity and support the financial system. The lira plunged as much as 10 per cent during the Asian markets trading session after a fall of 25 per cent against the US dollar last week — moves that rattled […]

Google’s iron grip on Android: Controlling open source by any means necessary

(credit: Aurich Lawson) In light of the $ 5 billion EU antitrust ruling against Google this week, we started noticing a certain classic Ars story circulating around social media. Google’s methods of controlling the open source Android code and discouraging Android forks is exactly the kind of behavior the EU has a problem with, and […]

‘The Walking Dead’ recreates a big moment from the comics — but it doesn’t seem necessary anymore

Gene Page/AMC Warning: There are spoilers ahead for “The Walking Dead.” The end of Sunday’s “The Walking Dead” showed a big moment from the comics fans have been wondering if they’ll see on the show.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: The best and worst things about the Tesla Model 3 […]

Absolutely Necessary Photos of Cats in Tiny Hats Made from Their Own Fur

Let’s ease back into this whole work week after a holiday thing, shall we? Ryo Yamazaki loves his pet cats — three extremely photogenic Scottish Folds. Like most cat owners, Yamazaki brushes his feline companions with care. Instead of discarding the fur, he uses the excess hair to create tiny felted hats for his beloved […]

By All Scenes Necessary 🎥💯

“I think the floodgates have opened for white women,” Gabrielle Union told the New York Times. “I don’t think it’s a coincidence whose pain has been taken seriously. Whose pain we have showed historically and continued to show. Whose pain is tolerable and whose pain is intolerable. And whose pain needs to be addressed now.” […]

Viagra will be available to buy over the counter in the UK with NO prescription necessary

Men over the age of 18 will now be able to get their hands on the impotence drug over the counter.  All that is required to obtain Viagra Connect, which contains 50g of sildenafil, is an assessment by a pharmacist.   A prescription will no longer be required.  The decision was made today by the […]