There are currently dozens of large wildfires burning over 7.8 million acres across western United States. Many blame global warming for the increased wildfires, as temperatures rise and droughts continue to plague much of the U.S. Fire seasons are longer and causing more frequent, large-scale, high-severity wildfires. The risk of large wildfires is expected to
Imidacloprid is the world’s most popular pesticide, and highly controversial. It belongs to a family of neurotoxins, neonicotinoids, that is increasingly being blamed for colony collapse disorder—the sharp die-off of honeybees that has plagued North America since 2006. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Marine Fisheries Service, the National Audubon Society, and the
What would a great ad for a university of technology be? An ad, that itself, solves a problem through technology. This is exactly what the University of Engineering and Technology of Peru and their ad agency have done. They created the first billboard in the world to make drinking water out of thin air and
As the leaves turn from green to yellow to orange to red, then down to the ground when they finally turn brown; it creates quite a bit of work for homeowners. It is important to dispose of leaves properly. Many cities offer curbside collection of leaves, where they are typically gathered and sent to
The impulse to improve waterways was stimulated by the Industrial Revolution. The need to divert water resources and connect seaports with the nation’s interior became a necessity to stimulate commerce and industrialization. Water was an important source of energy before and during the Industrial Revolution. Water therefore became the focus of much litigation over water
Our roads, parking lots and driveways have taken a beating this winter and one of the signs (and smells) or spring is the seal coat which is used to protect the asphalt surfaces. Seal Coating is typically performed in the fall of spring given the fact driveway sealer is contains about 70% water by volume.
Daylight saving is implemented in over seventy countries worldwide and affects over a billion people each year. Like many events from the past, the origin is debatable, but the fact remains that the point of Daylight Saving Time is to take advantage of the longer periods of sunlight to save money. Daylight Saving Time