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California’s drought could continue for centuries, New Study Says

California's drought could continue for centuries, New Study Says

A grim new study led by a UCLA geography professor revealed that the current 5-year drought in California could last indefinitely, with the resulting arid conditions becoming “the new normal” for the state. In the study, researchers looked at how climate contributed to drought and periods of dryness in California, stretching back 10,000 years into prehistoric times. They dug up ... Read More »

Childhood cancer patients to speak with NASA astronaut Kate Rubins

Childhood cancer patients to speak with NASA astronaut Kate Rubins

NASA Flight Engineer Kate Rubins talked to cancer kid patients at the MD Anderson Cancer Center today about space, what does it take to become an astronaut and working hard to pursue one’s dreams. Rubins, still aboard the International Space Station as part of Expedition 49, took questions from NASA’s Johnson Space Center via video link. When asked when she ... Read More »

Prince William Helped an Essex Dignitary After He Fell (Video)

Prince William Helped an Essex Dignitary After He Fell (Video)

Prince William and Kate’s engagement on Friday got off to a shaky start as William rushed to the aid of a man who had fallen. The Vice Lord Lieutenant of Essex and the Queen’s representative in the county, Jonathan Douglas-Hughes, fell over as he greeted The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during a visit to a school. Without thinking, Prince ... Read More »

CraveTV nabs Rolling Stones documentary

CraveTV nabs Rolling Stones documentary

CraveTV today announced it has exclusively acquired the new feature film THE ROLLING STONES OLÉ OLÉ OLÉ!: A TRIP ACROSS LATIN AMERICA, which follows The Rolling Stones’ early 2016 tour through 10 Latin American cities, including their historic stop in Havana. The deal was brokered this week in Toronto during TIFF, between CraveTV’s Mike Cosentino and Eagle Rock Entertainment’s Thomas ... Read More »

Health Canada: New labelling standards for acetaminophen products

Health Canada: New labelling standards for acetaminophen products

Health Canada is releasing an updated Labelling Standard for over-the-counter acetaminophen products to help consumers use these products more safely. Acetaminophen, sometimes sold as Tylenol, is one of the most commonly used pain and fever relievers in Canada. While Health Canada says it is used safely by most Canadians, overdoses and prolonged use can cause liver damage, liver failure and ... Read More »

Porsche unveils a new 2017 Panamera 4 E-Hybrid (Video)

Porsche unveils a new 2017 Panamera 4 E-Hybrid (Video)

Hybrids are for more than saving fuel, according to Porsche. To wit, the German automaker’s upcoming 2018 Panamera 4 E-Hybrid boasts 462 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque courtesy of its 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6 (330 hp and 331 lb-ft) and electric motor (136 hp and 295 lb-ft). The press release from Porsche continues: “The Panamera 4 E-Hybrid is available to ... Read More »

Researchers rescued from polar bears in Arctic

Researchers rescued from polar bears in Arctic

A dozen polar bears fell upon five Russian researchers for two weeks in an Arctic weather station before rescue arrived Wednesday. For two weeks, polar bears have encircled the the Troynoy Island weather station, located in the Kara Sea north of Siberia, trapping five scientists inside. The Russian news agency TASS initially reported that supplies would not arrive for another ... Read More »

Audi technology rescues a T-rex in crisis (Video)

Audi technology rescues a T-rex in crisis (Video)

A dejected T-rex got its spirit back in a commercial for Audi Piloted Driving titled “The Comeback.” The once-great beast narrates the commercial as it deals with being the butt of so many internet jokes in recent years. Made by Razorfish and directed by Stink’s Stephan Waver, the video is a unique way of introducing a new technology. Read More »