Devastating Marine Heatwaves Set To Worsen As Planet Warms

Heatwaves might be associated with wildfires, heat stroke, and damaged crops on land, but what happens when they occur in the marine world? Fish flee poleward to cooler waters, toxic algae proliferate, and once vibrant coral becomes stripped of color and life. And things are only set to get worse. A new study published in Nature Climate Change is the first to systematically measure and compare the impacts of marine heatwaves – when extreme temperatures are maintained for five days or more – across the globe. Analyzing data from over 1,000 studies, the researchers found that marine heatwaves have increased by more than 50 percent since the mid-20th century, and are becoming more severe, prolonged, and frequent, a pattern that …

Ilhan Omar’s words were twisted and Democrats were part of the problem | Arwa Mahdawi

The congresswoman faced bad-faith claims of antisemitism at a time when Trump is making America more dangerous for Jews Sign up for the tweeted a photo of Rolling Stone magazine, on which she is pictured posing next to three of the new young congresswomen. A picture is worth 1,000 words but [Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Jahana Hayes] and Nancy on the cover of @RollingStone is worth millions of dreams to women and girls across America, Pelosi said. To them we say: know your power. Know your worth. Have a plan. And be ready. While those are very inspirational words, Pelosi could have done with taking them a little more to heart herself. Instead she, and other Democratic leaders, have spent …

Violent crime and police numbers ‘linked’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMetropolitan Police chief Cressida Dick: “There must be some link” There is “some link” between falling police numbers and a rise in violent crime, Metropolitan Police chief Cressida Dick has said. The commissioner was speaking a day after Prime Minister Theresa May said there was “no direct correlation”. It comes after two 17-year-olds were killed in separate stabbings in London and Greater Manchester at the weekend. Ms Dick told LBC Radio the deaths show “how big of a challenge this is” and that it is not a London-only issue. Jodie Chesney was killed in an east-London park as she played music with friends, while Yousef Ghaleb Makkie was stabbed to death in …

Possessed by Brexit? Time to call an exorcist | Stewart Lee

The devil will take on any shape to get into your head how else to explain our worst political nightmares? A newly discovered birth relative of mine, a Catholic priest, is an exorcist, from County Cork. The Exorcist came to stay on Wednesday. The next evening he was doing what he called a fairly straightforward overnight identify, isolate, subdue and expel job in Angel. He wasnt allowed to talk about it, and knows Im an atheist, so avoids putting us in situations where wed argue. The Exorcist displays a natural diplomacy my Brexit-voting relatives could learn from. But with his boisterous sense of humour, four pints nightly Guinness habit, and lifelong addiction to Viz comic, my Exorcist cousin isnt anyones …

Chef Boyardee bowls recalled over labeling mix-up

Affected products were produced and packaged on Jan. 16, 2019 and include 7.5 ounce canned microwavable bowls of “Chef Boyardee rice with chicken & vegetables,” according to the Food Safety and Inspection Service website. The items have a package code of 210090151050045L, a best by date of July 8, 2020 and were shipped to retailers in Florida, Kentucky and New York. WATER ADDITIVE RECALLED OVER POTENTIALLY DEADLY BACTERIAL CONTAMINATION The company said they were alerted to the problem after consumers complained of opening up the product labeled as “rice with chicken & vegetables,” only to discover beef ravioli. While no adverse effects have been reported, the impacted products may contain milk and wheat, which is not declared on the label. …

Senate hearing examines ‘devastating’ nursing home abuse

(CNN)The phone rang shortly before Christmas in 2014. “I was not at all prepared for the call that I received. … The call that my mother had been a victim of a sexual assault in her nursing home,” Fischer said. “For me and my family, it’s been devastating.” Fischer testified in front of lawmakers in the nation’s capital on Wednesday. The US Senate Committee on Finance held a hearing to discuss reports of abuse and neglect in some nursing homes nationwide and what can be done to protect those of all ages at risk of abuse. “My final memories of my mother’s life now include watching her bang uncontrollably on her private parts for days after the rape, with tears …

More details emerge in deadly Oklahoma collision between school bus and SUV

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said an SUV traveling northbound on Highway 377 in Seminole County just after 7 p.m. fatally collided with a Konawa Public School bus after the driver of the SUV swerved into the opposite lane to pass another driver. According to authorities, the driver of the SUV passed another vehicle in the northbound lane by switching into the southbound lane. In order to “avoid a collision,” 30-year-old Joseph Scoggins, the driver of the school bus traveling southbound, swerved into the opposite lane. SCHOOL BUS COLLIDES WITH ANOTHER VEHICLE, LEAVING 3 DEAD, INCLUDING ONE CHILD, AUTHORITIES SAY But just as Scoggins did so, the driver of the SUV swerved back on to the right side of the road …

Groomer Gets Tired Of People Asking Why Their Services Cost More Than A Hairdresser, Puts Hilarious Poster For Customers

This tongue-in-cheek sign found at one pet groomers perfectly sums it up. Obviously frustrated and bored by the same questions about their fees, they put all the reasons why a pet groomer is a far more in-depth and physically demanding job than your average hairdresser. Perhaps after reading these, you’ll have a new-found appreciation for the job that they do! Image credits: Amy fricano # 6. Your hairdresser doesn’t remove the boogers from your eyes. Many breeds of dog have overactive tear ducts that cause mucus to build up, causing discomfort and risking infection. This gunk can often be pretty oozy and gross, but pet groomers are only happy to help your pup and take care of it for them. …

Cutting-Edge App Creates Udemy Like Sites With Members Area , HD Video Courses, Support Desk & Video HOSTING In 7 Minutes

It is the age of Internet & people all over the world are building virtual businesses for their financial success, Now it’s your time to break into this multi billion industry & settle down with an ever growing online business with… Dr. Amit Pareek’s Latest Creation “myIMUniversity” to create your own Online Marketing Academy Packed With HD Video Courses on Hot IM Topics myIMUniversity is a Breakthrough Cutting-Edge Software with GROUND BREAKING Features like: [+] Ready to Use 5 Courses (With Step by Step Guide & Training Video) [+] Ready to Use Affiliate/Sales Page (So You can sell Courses/Guides/Training Video) [+] Inbuilt Cloud Hosting [+] Multiple Sub Domains [+] Advanced Course Reports (like Sale/Conversion Rates/EPC etc.) [+] Banner & Advertiement …

Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott’s pet faces ‘dangerous dog’ hearing after attack on neighbor; 911 audio released

“They bit off your finger?” the dispatcher replies. “Yeah, the tip of my finger.” BACKLASH ASIDE, COWBOYS QB DAK PRESCOTT DEFENDS POSITION ON STANDING FOR ANTHEM When police arrived at the woman’s home in Frisco, Texas, they found that paramedics had bandaged the woman’s right hand, FOX 4 of Dallas-Fort Worth reported. The finger “was still attached, but split open,” a police report states, according to FOX 4. The woman told the 911 dispatcher she was “standing outside with a stick, trying to beat them off,” until help arrived, the report said. Prescott’s two dogs were found loose in the front yard of the 50-year-old woman’s home after biting and tearing her wooden fence, according to a complaint filed by a Frisco …

Bestival drugs death boyfriend to appeal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Michie shouted “evil, evil” and “not even sorry” at Broughton during an angry exchange at court during the trial His defence team urged jurors to consider the evidence of medical expert Prof Charles Deakin who said he could not “beyond reasonable doubt” confirm whether medical intervention would have saved Ms Fletcher-Michie’s life but on the “balance of probability” it was likely “while she was still breathing”. Broughton was found guilty of manslaughter and supplying the Class A drug 2CP by unanimous verdict last Thursday. Boyfriend jailed for Bestival drugs death Bestival death accused ‘delayed’ helping He had already pleaded guilty to supplying 2CP to Ms Fletcher-Michie and her friend at Glastonbury Festival in …

In rural Kenya, women’s healthcare can be hard to access. This program is changing that.

Susan, a 25-year-old who lives in rural West Pokot, Kenya, has a daily routine. All photos via Pfizer. She wakes up at 6am every day to get water from the river. She prepares breakfast for her family. She gets her five children ready for school. Then she sets off for work, caring for her animals and plowing the earth on her farm. On her one day off a week, she takes her family to church. She loves spending time with her family and community. Susan, and women like her, have always played an important role in the local culture. However, they’ve often had challenges accessing information and resources about their health, including the importance of healthy timing and spacing of …

Hotels at centre of rape allegations promoted on TripAdvisor

Woman told by website to leave first person review detailing sexual assault Hotels around the world at the centre of sexual assault allegations are continuing to be promoted on TripAdvisor, despite some complainants contacting the travel company to warn them of alleged attacks by staff members. TripAdvisor is the largest travel site in the world, with 456 million people visiting the site every month to search for accommodation and other hospitality sites ranked according user reviews. But two women who alleged they were raped by staff employed by businesses currently promoted on TripAdvisor said the company is failing its duty to public safety in the way it handles such complaints. They said they fear others are at risk without information …

WTF Is Poosh, Kourtney Kardashian’s New Project? Betches

While my editor is taking a nap from covering the tidal wave of Kardashian Kontent that won’t seem to end, I’m taking the liberty to address the latest earth shattering news from the Klan: Kourtney Kardashian FINALLY has a REAL JOB. Kourtney has been low-key on the track towards joining the workforce, starting with her press tour advocating for makeup and household products with less toxins. Kourtney stepped it up yesterday by announcing she has a new project coming soon called “Poosh.” It’s a project that’s named after her daughter, which means P has ascended to the role as Kourtney’s favorite child. Sorry, Reign! It’s really touching to see that Kourtney and Penelope have settled their differences and come a …

Janice Freeman, Contestant On ‘The Voice,’ Dies At 33

The singer’s family told TMZ that Freeman had been in her West Covina, California, home with her husband on Saturday when she “started complaining she couldn’t breathe.” Her husband, Dion, called 911 and performed CPR on Freeman until paramedics arrived. She died soon after at a local hospital. “She struggled every single day,” Dion was quoted as saying of his wife. “She was constantly in pain – literally, for years – but was sure she would conquer it all. She just kept on fighting.” “The Voice” coaches Miley Cyrus and Jennifer Hudson paid tribute to Freeman on social media on Sunday. Hudson said knowing Freeman had been a “blessing and inspiration.” Freeman was featured on “Team Miley” during season 13 …

How You CAN Create Phenomenal Videos For Full Market Domination

Every other day, there is a new video software on the market. You hear the buzz and hype and you’re spending money buying yet another software. Do you really need another one? What if I told you, you DON’T? What if I told you, you already have the tools to make exceptionally great videos right now? I bet you have the tool on your computer catching dust. And that’s why I’m super excited to tell you about this! Social Video Suite is brand new (just released) that allows YOU to create professional, high quality videos better than the pros in minutes without buying yet another video software. That’s right. It leverages Microsoft technology and I bet you already have it? …