Clean air, water on voters’ agenda, but not Congress’

Enlarge / Congressman Mo Brooks wanted to know if scientists were including the influence of rocks falling into the ocean when they calculated sea level rise. A poll came out this week indicating that huge majorities of the US public think that the federal government isn’t doing enough to protect the environment. About 70 percent […]

These solar panels can pull clean drinking water out of the air — and they’ve spread to 10 countries around the world

Zero Mass Water  Zero Mass Water makes solar panel arrays that pull clean drinking water from the air. The $ 4,500 arrays launched in the United States in late 2017. Now they’re expanding to Australia thanks to a $ 420,000 grant from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency. Zero Mass arrays could come in handy in […]

The Dambusters Raid of 1943: Bouncing bombs unleashed 330million tons of water

LIKE so many schoolboys of my generation I was captivated when I watched The Dam Busters shortly after the film came out in 1955. There was so much to enjoy. Not least the charismatic Richard Todd playing Wing Commander Guy Gibson, the commanding officer of 617 Squadron, and the distinguished Michael Redgrave’s brilliant portrayal of […]

Daily Podcast: Water Cooler, Ms. Marvel, Willow, IMAX, Guillermo Del Toro, Avengers: Infinity War, Brooklyn Nine-Nine & More

On the May 14, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about what they’ve been up to in the water cooler, which includes the Solo junket, the Jurassic Park 25th Anniversary celebration and You Were Never Really Here, Tully […]

Daily Podcast: Water Cooler Discussion, Solo Sequels, Rambo 5, Spider-Man Homecoming Sequel

On the May 7, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by managing editor Jacob Hall and senior writer Ben Pearson to talk about what we’ve been up to at The Water Cooler, including playing board games, eating fried chicken, kidney stones, and watching Westworld, Cobra Kai, Dear White People season […]

WATCH: Carnival Cruise CHAOS after 'ankle-deep' water floods the ship corridors

A Carnival Cruise ship flooded with passengers onboard after a problem with the fire suppression system onboard. Passenger Marla Haase posted a video of the chaos onboard to her Facebook page, and revealed how they had to sleep on yoga mats for the night. Whilst no passengers were injured, 100 people were affected by the […]

Michigan says it will no longer provide free bottled water for Flint

Jim Young/Reuters Michigan will no longer supply free bottled water to the city of Flint. Flint was plagued with lead-tainted drinking water in a crisis for years. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder said that “scientific data now proves the water system is stable.” But other lawmakers denounced the decision to end the supply of free bottled […]