(2017, Russia) A welder is in the evolutionary spotlight today. Vargas (pseudonym) worked for The Enterprise for the Construction, Repair and Maintenance of Highways in Tselinnoe when he noticed how well a fire extinguisher fits into a decommissioned artillery howitzer. Inspired, he stuffed the fire extingusher down the barrel Trained to use the elemental powers of hot plasma, welders are normally not daredevils but Vargus was determined to prove the old adage, 'There are old welders and bold welders but there are no old, bold welders.' He charged the cannon with calcium carbide and water, a reactive combination that produces acetylene welding gas The abused fire extinguisher exploded from the howitzer cannon, and pieces of the…
Top 3 Reasons Bleach Is Not Recommended For Mold Removal
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In Victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Court Finds That Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline...
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline. A federal judge ruled that the federal permits authorizing the pipeline to cross the Missouri River just upstream of the Standing Rock reservation, which were hastily issued by the Trump administration just days after the inauguration, violated the law in certain critical respects.
MAPS: What Your State Is Good At, And What It's Lame At
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Trump’s desired border wall will ruin a native people’s way of life
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer walks along a wall at the border between Mexico and the United States, as seen from San Diego on Nov. 25, 2018. (Greg Bull/AP) Shutting down the U.S. government temporarily to stop the wall is the least leaders can do to prevent permanently shutting down an entire way of life. Sixty-five miles of the U.S.-Mexico border bisects the Tohono O’odham Nation , where I’ve lived my entire life, raised my children and co-founded Indivisible Tohono in response to President Trump, whose policies pose an existential threat to our nation. We are the original caretakers of this land, and our connection to it is profound. For hundreds of years predating European arrival, the men of our nation have performed the Salt Pilgrimage . Beginning on the U.S…
Get your goat at a new Grapevine yoga class — no kidding
The latest fitness trend sweeping the nation, goat yoga, is making it’s way to Grapevine next month.
Better Buildings Challenge SWAP 3
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Because You Asked: What Should I Do with Worn-Out Clothing?
Even if your old clothing can't be resold at a secondhand store, you can still recycle or reuse it.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
How to restore a river
“Water is emotional,” says Trout Unlimited staffer Hillary Walrath, so never forget that in Wyoming, river work is people work.