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October 19, 2017 10:34 PM Extreme air pollution in Ireland caused by ‘burning of solid fuel’

Such fuels promoted as ‘low-carbon’ but are devastating in terms of air pollution – expert There should be no cause for complacency in Europe or Ireland over the findings of the Lancet medical journal’s major study of the global health impacts of pollution, which shows air pollution as the single biggest cause of deaths. That is the verdict of Prof Colin 123

October 19, 2017 10:34 PM Pollution kills 9 million people each year, new study finds

Dirty air in India and China. Tainted water in sub-Saharan Africa. Toxic mining and smelter operations in South America. Pollution around the globe now contributes to an estimated 9 million deaths annually — or roughly one in six — according to an in-depth new study published Thursday in the Lancet. If accurate, that means pollution kills three times 108

October 19, 2017 10:30 PM Report: Pollution Kills 3 Times More than AIDS, TB And Malaria Combined

Exposure to polluted air, water and soil caused nine million premature deaths in 2015, according to a report published Thursday in The Lancet. The causes of death vary — cancer, lung disease, heart disease. The report links them to pollution, drawing upon previous studies that show how pollution is tied to a wider range of diseases than previously thought 141

October 19, 2017 3:21 PM Students turn abandoned buildings into sex and drugs initiation schools

Unruly students in Francistown are said to have turned some of the city’s deserted buildings into havens for illicit sex and drugs. The startling revelations emerged recently at a meeting held by civic leaders together with Guidance & Counseling teachers and officials from the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development (MYESCD) 97

October 18, 2017 11:56 PM It was Bob and Harvey Weinstein against the world. Then they turned on each other

For the Weinsteins, it had always been Bob and Harvey against the world. In 1979, the twenty-something rock promoters brought their unpolished demeanor, fast-talking style, and rough negotiating tactics to the movie business, naming their new film production company after their parents, Miriam and Max. Together, they built a studio that would redefine 142

October 18, 2017 8:56 PM Huawei Adds AI Chips, Dual Leica Cameras to Mate 10 Smartphones

Today’s topics include the release of three new artificial intelligence-integrated Huawei smartphones; the reveal of KRACK flaws in WPA WiFi security; Microsoft’s Ireland email privacy case going to the Supreme Court; and Chrome’s new tool for protecting users from unwanted software. Huawei unveiled on Oct. 16 three new smartphones that integrate artificial 82

October 17, 2017 11:15 PM Champions League: Liverpool hands Maribor historic loss

Tottenham, Real Madrid fail to produce offensive shootout Tottenham held defending champion Real Madrid to 1-1 in the Champions League on Tuesday, while Liverpool racked up its biggest ever away win in Europe. Juergen Klopp's side ended its run of seven group matches by crushing Maribor 7-0 in Slovenia. And to cap a good night for English sides, Manchester 90

October 17, 2017 8:06 PM EA Changes Course on Action-Adventure Star Wars Game Causing Shutdown of Visceral Studio

Our industry is evolving faster and more dramatically than ever before. The games we want to play and spend time with, the experiences we want to have in those games, and the way we play…all those things are continually changing. So is the way games are made. In this fast-moving space, we are always focused on creating experiences that our players want to play…and today 117

October 16, 2017 3:28 PM The Movement of #MeToo

About 10 years ago, after I’d graduated college but when I was still waitressing full-time, I attended an empowerment seminar. It was the kind of nebulous weekend-long event sold as helping people discover their dreams and unburden themselves from past trauma through honesty exercises and the encouragement to “be present.” But there was one moment I’ve never 112

October 15, 2017 7:57 PM Call of Duty: WWII’s Download Size Revealed

Over the past couple of years, the Call of Duty games have gotten a little hefty in download size, with Black Ops III clearing around 60GB with all of its downloadable content, and Infinite Warfare going over 90GB, mainly because of the addition of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered. But when it comes to the download size of Call of Duty: WWII, you probably 69