It’s a dark and eerie day in Fort Collins. No, it’s not sunset, but it’s as dark as night. These photos were taken about noon as the smoke plume from the Cameron Peak Fire rained down ash and cast an eerie, mesmerizing glow. Snow is expected tonight. It can hurry up. pic.twitter.com/KSLY6c6AlK … [Read more...] about Colorado prepares for SNOW with temperatures plummeting up to 70F in 24 hours – the biggest single-day drop in 150 years – after 100F weekend that sparked raging wildfires across the state
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Synthetic aperture radar data for 2003 to 2010 let researchers team map the average rate of movement for the central section of the San Andreas Fault (black line). Red shows ground movement toward the southeast, and blue to the northwest … [Read more...] about San Andreas Fault tremors are triggered by SUPERHEATED rocks deep below the surface that are melted at 650 degrees by gliding plates creating friction, study reveals
Scientists say it is younger people driving up infections and they are less likely to get seriously ill and end up in hospital. For that reason, hospital cases and deaths will not necessarily follow higher cases, and there may not be a deadly wave like the first. … [Read more...] about ‘Don’t kill your gran’: Matt Hancock urges young people to stop flouting coronavirus restrictions and to stick to social distancing because Covid-19 infections are surging among ‘affluent’ 17 to 21-year-olds
The clients she describes tend to be older than Sahakian’s swimsuit models: they are in their late 30s, and often single. “What we see a lot now is that women who are not married or attached, who are in their early 30s, will save their eggs. It’s a much larger market.” If these women remain single and feel their jobs are under pressure, they might be tempted to use the eggs they have frozen with donor sperm and a surrogate for social reasons. “Companies like Apple and Google are much more amenable to helping women, paying for them to freeze their eggs. They are much more progressive, in that sense,” she tells me. That is one way of looking at it. It would be more progressive if these companies made it easier for women to take breaks from their careers to have babies earlier in life. Is there a future where companies will support mothers looking for someone else to carry their baby, so that pregnancy doesn’t interrupt their work? It’s a … [Read more...] about ‘Having a child doesn’t fit into these women’s schedule’: is this the future of surrogacy?
Students who would once meet in the pub or on the football field have organised online baking tutorials, yoga and dance sessions, as well as social support meetings for club members to talk through their fears and anxieties. Sports societies unable to practise together have filled the time by setting up group challenges and fundraisers. “The athletics team ran the length of the UK in a day between them for charity, which was also a great way to raise morale,” says Verity. … [Read more...] about How am I going to meet anyone? Student societies and clubs race to go digital