Fracking promised America an energy revolution. Might it deliver a financial crisis instead?
Via: Perrie Halpern • News & Politics • 0 Comments • 1 Like • 6 hours ago
“Fracking for oil and natural gas has remade the global energy industry in America’s favor. But, much of the industry’s growth has been fueled by...”
What's a 'throuple'? 'House Hunters' episode puts polyamory on the radar
Via: Perrie Halpern • News & Politics • 12 Comments • 5 Likes • 3 days ago
“Viewers of HGTV’s popular real estate show watched in shock and awe as a polyamorous “throuple” searched for a new home in Colorado.”
London's 'Big Ben' tower more badly damaged by Nazi bombs than thought
Via: Perrie Halpern • News & Politics • 15 Comments • 4 Likes • 3 days ago
“Although the tower survived Nazi bombing, its roof and dials were damaged in a May 1941 air raid which destroyed the main House of Commons chamber.”
Big Ben's hourly chimes fall silent for repairs to its tower
What happened to winter? Jet stream science explains unseasonable warmth in U.S.
Via: Perrie Halpern • News & Politics • 26 Comments • 2 Likes • 4 days ago
“If the mild conditions in the U.S. persist through February, this could be the country’s warmest winter in recorded history.”
'Reaper of death,' newfound cousin of T. rex, discovered in Canada
Via: Perrie Halpern • News & Politics • 6 Comments • 4 Likes • one week ago
“The newly identified tyrannosaur lived during the Cretaceous period, which lasted from about 145 million to 65 million years ago.”
On Facebook, anti-vaxxers urged a mom not to give her son Tamiflu. He later died.
Via: Perrie Halpern • News & Politics • 85 Comments • 6 Likes • 2 days ago
“Online groups that routinely traffic in anti-vaccination propaganda have become a resource for people seeking out a wide variety of medical...”
Coronavirus leads Royal Caribbean to bar Chinese, Hong Kong and Macau passport holders
Via: Perrie Halpern • News & Politics • 11 Comments • 3 Likes • one week ago
“Anyone with a passport from one of those three regions, regardless of when they were last there, won't be allowed to board the cruise ships.”