Archive: 08/21/2014

Water crisis threatens thirsty Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo is thirsty. A severe drought is hitting Brazil's largest city and thriving economic capital with no end in sight, threatening the municipal water supply to millions of people.

dateAug 21, 2014 in Environment
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Canada to push Arctic claim in Europe

Canada's top diplomat will discuss the Arctic with his Scandinavian counterparts in Denmark and Norway next week, it was announced Thursday, a trip that will raise suspicions in Russia.

dateAug 21, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Google to help boost Greece's tourism industry

Internet giant Google will offer management courses to 3,000 tourism businesses on the island of Crete as part of an initiative to promote the sector in Greece, industry union Sete said on Thursday.

dateAug 21, 2014 in Internet
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When it comes to how pizza looks, cheese matters

Most consumers have an idea what they want their pizza slice to look like. Golden cheese with that dark toasted-cheese color scattered in distinct blistery patches across the surface with a bit of oil glistening in the valleys. ...

dateAug 21, 2014 in Other
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Enabling a new future for cloud computing

The National Science Foundation (NSF) today announced two $10 million projects to create cloud computing testbeds—to be called "Chameleon" and "CloudLab"—that will enable the academic research community ...

dateAug 21, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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