World ‘nowhere near on track’ to avoid warming beyond 1.5C target

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/sep/26/global-warming-climate-change-targets-un-report? World 'nowhere near on track' to avoid warming beyond 1.5C target Exclusive: Author of key UN climate report says limiting temperature rise would require enormous, immediate transformation in human activity Oliver Milman  @olliemilman Thu 27 Sep 2018 01.00 EDTLast modified on Thu 27 Sep 2018 16.00 EDT  Avoiding a temperature increase of more than 1.5C will be ‘extraordinarily … Continue reading World ‘nowhere near on track’ to avoid warming beyond 1.5C target

What’s the best way to get rid of pills you don’t use?

https://www.wsj.com/articles/whats-the-best-way-to-get-rid-of-pills-you-dont-use-1537968141? What’s the Best Way to Get Rid of Pills You Don’t Use? There are five main disposal options—and flushing them should be your last resort PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO 9 COMMENTS By Heidi Mitchell Sept. 26, 2018 9:22 a.m. ET Most of our medicine cabinets are filled with prescription medications—some benign, some fairly toxic, some quite expensive. … Continue reading What’s the best way to get rid of pills you don’t use?

Social Security increase announcement explained by Motley Fool

https://www.fool.com/retirement/2018/09/22/a-preliminary-look-at-social-securitys-2019-cola.aspx A Preliminary Look at Social Security's 2019 COLA With the second important inflationary data point of three released, beneficiaries are getting a better idea of the "raise" they can expect next year. Sean Williams (TMFUltraLong) Sep 22, 2018 at 6:51AM For better or worse, Social Security is America's most important social program. It's responsible … Continue reading Social Security increase announcement explained by Motley Fool

Want to watch the NYC building boom on a map? How cool is this?

https://ny.curbed.com/2018/8/22/17767134/new-york-buildings-construction-map-data-visualizationhttps://ny.curbed.com/2018/8/22/17767134/new-york-buildings-construction-map-data-visualization The Department of Buildings mines its data to offer more transparency about the city’s building boom By Amy Plitt  @plitter  Aug 22, 2018, 11:06am EDT Hudson Yards. Max Touhey If you’ve ever wondered exactly how many new buildings are going up in New York City at any given moment, we have good news—a new interactive map from … Continue reading Want to watch the NYC building boom on a map? How cool is this?

If you loved the show/music for “Hamilton” this book is wonderful

The Kindle price is now up to the usual $21.99. Put it on your Goodreads "want to read" list to be notified about future sales. The wonderfully detailed, informative, and eye-opening book with the background to the development of the show "Hamilton" (including the choice of hip-hop rhythms for each character) is now out for … Continue reading If you loved the show/music for “Hamilton” this book is wonderful

Trump administration sees 7-degree rise in global temperature by 2100 and isn’t bothered

  Trump administration sees a 7-degree rise in global temperatures by 2100 Firefighters from Brea, Calif., inspect and cut fireline on Aug. 1, 2018, as the Ranch Fire burns near Upper Lake, Calif. A day earlier, it and the River Fire totaled more than 74,000 acres. (Stuart W. Palley/For The Washington Post) By Juliet Eilperin , Brady … Continue reading Trump administration sees 7-degree rise in global temperature by 2100 and isn’t bothered