Katrina and Its Recovery Cost More for These 3 Groups of People [Excerpt]

In a new book author John C. Mutter combines natural science and physical science to explore how disasters deepen social inequalities Excerpted with permission from The Disaster Profiteers: How Natural Disasters Make the Rich Richer and the Poor Even Poorer, by John C. Mutter. Available from Palgrave Macmillan Trade. Copyright © 2015.(Scientific American More...

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By Johan On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Google Will No Longer Build Driverless Cars

In 1998 it wasn’t such a stretch for Google to position itself as an anti-corporate entity ready to shake up the technology world. The company did just that, of course, to the point where its very name became More...

By Johan On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Astronauts Take First Bites of Lettuce Grown in Space

Hydroponic farming is one small step toward self-sustaining space habitats For the first time, at least officially, the NASA astronauts on board the International Space Station have tasted the product, or more specifically, More...

By Johan On Monday, August 10th, 2015

Typhoon Lashes China’s East Coast, 8 Dead

BEIJING, Aug 9 (Reuters) – A typhoon battered China’s east coast on Sunday, killing eight people and forcing authorities to cancel hundreds of flights and evacuate more than 163,000 people. Typhoon Soudelor More...

By Johan On Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Droughts and Other Disasters: A Scientific American Reader

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-coming-mega-drought/ Five key SA articles from the past four years that help explain the connection between extreme weather and climate “With your permission,” began More...

By Johan On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

PS4 and Xbox: Enforcers vs Criminals game coming to consoles

XBOX One and PS4 players are set to get the chance to play as either Enforcers or Criminals in the latest offering from publisher Deep Silver, the company announced today. Daily Express :: Tech Feed  More...

By Johan On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

GTA 5: Rockstar reveal the secrets behind the PS4 and Xbox One’s new Creator tool

ROCKSTAR have posted new information and fully fledged guide into the PS4 and Xbox One’s improved Creator Tool. Daily Express :: Tech Feed  More...

By Johan On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

WhatsApp’s big changes leaves Apple iPhone users behind

MESSAGING service WhatsApp has launched desktop, allowing users to chat from their web browsers. Daily Express :: Tech Feed  More...

By Johan On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Tech News: Windows 10 unveils Spartan browser, Cortana voice search and free upgrade

WINDOWS 10 will see a flurry of changes for users in 2015, including a new web browser, voice search and access to streaming Xbox One video games. Daily Express :: Tech Feed  More...

By Johan On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Britons warned mobile phone bills could rocket if £10bn O2 takeover goes ahead

BRITISH mobile users face paying higher bills if Asia’s richest man succeeds in a £10bn takeover of O2, it was claimed today. Daily Express :: Tech Feed  More...


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