Submitted by Simon Black via Sovereign Man blog, No one ever thinks about the water. Or the toilet paper, as it were. But these are among the many, many staples that become luxuries when one’s nation is in crisis. Hours ago, the local gas company in Kiev (Kyivenergo) announced that they would be shutting off the hot water supply to most of the city.
VANCOUVER — Mother Nature appears to be slowly turning on the taps again at some B.C. hot springs damaged by an earthquake last fall.
Parks Canada announced Thursday that hot-water seeps near two pools in Gwaii Haanas National Park have been observed below the tide line by scientists, and thermal activity has been detected — but not to previous levels — in all other areas where it once occurred.
The park is located on southern Haida Gwaii’s Moresby Island and other islands off B.C.’s northwest coast.
Everyone wants their coffee hot. And everyone wants to sip their coffee when it's as hot as they can stand it, before it becomes cold and unpleasant. But it's difficult to figure out when the coffee has passed the threshold from being "too hot" to "just right." And that's why everyone ends up being scalded when they take that first, exploratory sip.
A few months back, my colleague Megan wrote about Yelp's new partnership with the delivery services Eat24 and Delivery.com, which allow customers to place online delivery and takeout orders directly from Yelp.
Yelp Inc., the business review site, will add health scores to information it provides about restaurants, part of a push to be more useful to consumers and local governments while promoting public well-being.