Trump threatens to cut federal aid to California over ‘lousy management’ of water & wildfires

US President Donald Trump is taking California to task for the management of its forests and dams, blaming red tape for the devastating forest fires and drought plaguing the bluest of blue states, and threatening to withhold aid. Speaking at a White House address on Tuesday, Trump was shocked that Californians weren’t using the water contained […]

The Inventor Trying to Suck Water From the World's Driest Air

“You asked for it,” Ap Verheggen says in a low, scratchy voice when I ask about the painting on the wall behind him. He proceeds with a Skype tour of his apartment, which is filled with his surrealist sculptures and a coffee table with metal legs modeled after his wife’s face. Today, the 54-year-old Dutch […]

Collapse of ancient city’s water system may have led to its demise

Enlarge / The Cambodian city of Angkor was once the largest in the world until vast swathes of the population decamped in the 15th century. Its famous temple, Angkor Wat (above), survived. (credit: Stefan Irvine/LightRocket/Getty Images) The Cambodian city of Angkor was once the largest in the world… then the vast majority of its inhabitants […]

Could Water — and Women — Be Key to Ending Extreme Poverty?

Welcome to Number Crunching With OZY. In this occasional series, we ask businesspeople, experts, celebrities and thought leaders to discuss a single number that is most important to them. This time: Scott Harrison, founder and CEO of Charity: Water. Today, there are 1 billion fewer people living in extreme poverty than in 1980 — less […]

Parkinson’s disease – how much water should you drink to reduce symptoms?

Parkinson’s disease is a condition that causes the brain to become progressively more damaged over time, according to the NHS. It’s caused by a loss of nerve cells in part of the brain. These nerve cells help with the production of dopamine, a hormone that sends messages between the brain and the nervous system. Parkinson’s disease can […]

Water Cooler: First Man, Survivor, Manifest, Skyscraper, Channel Zero, Little Giants, Hell House LLC 2, Los Pollos Hermanos Chocolates

On the October 1, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about what we’ve been up to at the Water Cooler. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all […]

Martin Lewis reveals how to save £400 a year on water bills just by doing THIS

Martin Lewis is a British financial journalist also known as Money Saving Expert or MSE. He regularly appears on television, giving financial advice and helping Britons save hundreds of pounds. Last night he appeared on his own money-saving television segment, The Martin Lewis Money Show. On the show he revealed how Britons can save up […]

Russian woman punishes ‘manspreading’ metro riders with bleach-laced water (VIDEO)

A self-described “public activist” in Russia has taken a stand against patriarchal sitting habits, appearing in a video that she claims shows “manspreading” metro passengers being punished with bottles of bleach-laced water. Anna Dovgalyuk, who previously gained notoriety for fighting upskirting by flashing her underwear, has now felt it necessary to take a stand against […]

How this Marine veteran plans to ride out Tropical Storm Florence: ‘It’s just water’

Daniel Brown/Business Insider Business Insider met two Marine veterans in North Carolina who said they plan to ride out Hurricane Florence.  Charles Stewart, 75, said he lives in a mobile home, and will go to his car or truck if it gets dangerous.  Carl Foskey, 66, said he has a well-built home and will ride […]