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This map shows the climate impacts on every county in the Western U.S

9 days ago   |   By Fast Company

Quickly see which risks are biggest locally, exactly where you live.
If you live in Denver and you think about the local impact of climate change, your first thought might be about wildfires: The city saw weeks of air-quality alerts last year as it was blanketed in smoke from nearby fires. But the list of impacts is longer. There will be more extreme precipitation, followed by extended drought in the area. There will also be more extreme winds, erosion, water-quality issues, smog, invasive species, heat waves, flooding, and a shrinking snowpack. The city regularly shows up on lists of the...
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Why Taiwan Is the Biggest Risk for a U.S.-China Clash

9 days ago   |   By Washington Post

From Cold War skirmishes to China's economic opening, both sides have avoided war by leaving unsettled the question of who actually owns the island.
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Target, Starbucks, and other retailers may face a 'horrible' new wave of...

Target, Starbucks, and other retailers may face a 'horrible' new wave of confrontations over masks following updated CDC rules

Summary List Placement The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's relaxing of rules around wearing masks to slow the spread of the coronavirus is likely to create an ugly... Read more ...

A guide to data mining, the process of turning raw data into business insights

A guide to data mining, the process of turning raw data into business insights

Summary List Placement Data mining is a process that turns raw data into actionable insights for businesses and institutions - it is a branch of analytics that finds patterns... Read more ...

Europe's 4 Visegrad nations lift some travel restrictions

Europe's 4 Visegrad nations lift some travel restrictions

WARSAW, Poland - Europe's four Visegrad countries on Friday lifted travel restrictions between the Czech Republic and Hungary for people vaccinated against COVID-19 and... Read more ...

Just 45% of House Republicans say they've been vaccinated while 100% of...

Just 45% of House Republicans say they've been vaccinated while 100% of congressional Democrats say they've gotten the shot

Summary List Placement Every single Democratic lawmaker in the House and Senate says they've received a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a new CNN survey. Things are quite... Read more ...

The Latest: Delta Air Lines requires shots for new workers

The Latest: Delta Air Lines requires shots for new workers

ATLANTA - Delta Air Lines will require new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 starting on Monday. Read more ...

Lumber prices fall for the 5th straight day in a reprieve for surging...

Lumber prices fall for the 5th straight day in a reprieve for surging commodity prices

Summary List Placement Lumber futures fell for the fifth straight day on Friday in the longest losing streak for the commodity in 2021. The fall brings a reprieve for home... Read more ...

Mississippi River traffic reopened under damaged bridge

Mississippi River traffic reopened under damaged bridge

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - River traffic has reopened on the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tennessee, three days after it was closed when a crack was discovered in the Interstate 40... Read more ...

Billionaire Mike Novogratz reveals that crypto makes up 85% of his wealth...

Billionaire Mike Novogratz reveals that crypto makes up 85% of his wealth - and says ether can surge another 23%

Summary List Placement Galaxy Digital Holdings founder and CEO Mike Novogratz recently revealed that cryptocurrencies make up 85% of his net worth, translating to a staggering... Read more ...

Fuel Shortages Should Ease Over Coming Days As Colonial Fully Restarts Pipelines

Fuel Shortages Should Ease Over Coming Days As Colonial Fully Restarts Pipelines

The supply chain for fuels like gasoline will take several days to return to normal after Colonial restarted a critical pipeline that was shut down this month. Read more ...

Facebook loses last ditch attempt to derail DPC decision on its EU-US data flows

Facebook loses last ditch attempt to derail DPC decision on its EU-US data flows

Facebook has failed in its bid to prevent its lead EU data protection regulator from pushing ahead with a decision on whether to order suspension of its EU-US data flows. The... Read more ...