26 memorable quotes from Disrupt San Francisco 2017

At Disrupt San Francisco 2017, top investors, tech figures and entrepreneurs took the stage in interviews with TechCrunch reporters. We heard from the likes of Sam Altman, Kevin Durant, Vitalik Buterin, Naval Ravikant and many more. You can find full Disrupt coverage and listen to the audio versions of all the panels here. Click…

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Green Deals: 8-pack Philips 100W LED A19 Light Bulbs $30

Amazon offers the Philips eight-pack of 100W LED A19 Light Bulbs for $30 shipped. For comparison, it previously sold for $48 and Home Depot offers a two-pack for $12. Switching to LED light bulbs delivers a longer lifespan and lower energy costs in comparison to traditional alternatives. Rated 4.4/5 stars. While supplies last…

via Green Deals: 8-pack Philips 100W LED A19 Light Bulbs $30, more — 9to5Toys

‘Stay Away or Be Swept Away.’ Puerto Rico Dam Battered by Hurricane Could Burst

Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans remain in grave danger as a dam battered by Hurricane Maria is in danger of bursting and triggering a massive deluge. The National Weather Service (NWS) said Sunday that the Guajataca Dam is nearing failure. The agency extended a flash flooding warning through Monday afternoon…

via ‘Stay Away or Be Swept Away.’ Puerto Rico Dam Battered by Hurricane Could Burst — TIME

Climate Change Is Already Making People Sicker

Climate change is a central issue at this year’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), with multiple high-level meetings on the issue happening amid several devastating natural disasters. Hurricane Irma recently swept through the Caribbean and into Florida, only to be quickly followed by Hurricane Maria. “Climate change casts a long shadow…” more…

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Dragon capsule returns to Earth as planned

SpaceX has confirmed that the Dragon capsule used to ferry cargo including supplies and experimentation material has returned to Earth as planned, with a successful splashdown in the Pacific Ocean. The Dragon went up to the International Space Station on SpaceX’s CRS-12 resupply mission, which launched in August. Dragon brought a number of experimental payloads…

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