Water Wars Should Set Arizona's Senate Race Alight

Things aren’t quite right at Lake Mead. When full, it’s the largest reservoir in the United States, a receptacle for the Colorado River that flows from Utah to Arizona, tapping the Nevada border at Hoover Dam before heading to California. But on a toasty Sunday, the cliff faces with bronzed tops reveal a crisis: They […]

State of emergency in Michigan county as tested water is 20 times the safe level for PFAS chemicals

A state of emergency has been declared in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, after high levels of man-made PFAS chemicals were found in the drinking water in two towns. The contaminants pose severe health risks and can lead to cancer. Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley announced the state of emergency on Sunday although high concentrations of per- and […]

Water Cooler: Walter Mitty, Annihilation, Won’t You Be My Neighbor, Mission: Impossible, Rampage, Searching, Blindspotting & More

On the July 24, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film Managing Editor Jacob Hall, Weekend Editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista we’ll discuss what we’ve been up to at the Water Cooler and answer some listener mail in The Mail […]

‘The flames were chasing us all the way to the water’: Video captures vicious wildfires that have killed dozens on Greece’s coastline and forced tourists to flee from beaches into the sea

Costas Baltas/Reuters Wildfires have at least 74 people dead and 100 others injured near Athens, Greece.  The flames show no signs of stopping with gale-force winds quickly intensifying the flames and hotter temperatures expected to hit the country. Many tourists and residents fled toward the coastline to escape the fires, but flames are moving closer […]

Water Cooler: AMC A-List, Criterion, Peter Jackson, Mission: Impossible, Skyscraper, Leave No Trace, Dark Knight, The Babysitter & More

On the July 16, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film Managing Editor Jacob Hall, Weekend Editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on […]

French cops deploy tear gas & water cannons to contain fan frenzy after World Cup win (VIDEOS)

While a wave of jubilant celebrations has swept across France following Les Bleus’ FIFA World Cup victory, sporadic clashes between police and over-excited fans erupted in several cities amid the nationwide football fest. As the nation cheered the French 4-2 triumph over Croatia, some hardcore fans could not contain their excitement, somewhat spoiling the historic […]

‘We are at war with water and time’: Officials are rushing to rescue kids trapped in a Thailand cave before rain hits

Royal Thai Navy via Associated Press Thai officials said Saturday they are aiming to rescue the 12 trapped boys and their soccer coach soon, before seasonal monsoon rains hit. The boys have been trapped since June 23, when they went exploring in Thailand’s Tham Luang Nang Non cave after a practice soccer game. An underwater […]

Women in New York City and San Francisco are obsessed with these comfortable flats made from recycled water bottles — here’s what they feel like

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Rothy’s Whether you’ve seen its ads on social media or have admired its flats on your co-worker, San Francisco shoe startup Rothy’s seems to be everywhere.  Rothy’s flats […]