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Landlord says the home we\u2019re renting doesn\u2019t have hard water. This is after boiling water one time.

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Cat owner caused horrific injuries after pouring boiling water on pet

On August 23, Ashley Porter, 30, of Ashworth Street, Oldham, pleaded guilty to two animal welfare offences when he appeared before magistrates in Manchester.  The court heard how his seven-year-old cat Shadow had extensive scald wounds across his head, neck, shoulders, body and legs and was unable to walk on his feet which were also […]

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Science

UK heatwave: Expert reveals how to save your home from BOILING in scorching temperatures

Forecasters have warned that more dry weather and temperature rises are expected next week as the impacts of climate change get laid bare on Britain, with some areas expected to see low or mid-30s degrees Celsius heat. One change households can make is installing reflective insulation technologies, which Actis UK and Ireland sales director, Mark […]

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Entertainment

Yellowstone’s Famed ‘Boiling River’ Undergoes Dramatic Shape Shift

I started musing on such occurrences long ago when given a humbling reason why. On Sept. 7, 1988, I was among a small group of reporters evacuated to the very edge of Old Faithful Geyser’s blow hole. The open treeless ground of sinter dust rimming the famous gusher was considered one of the safest spots […]

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Science

New satellite images lay bay horror of Europe boiling in record-breaking heat as UK burns

Wennington: Wildfire victims concerned about their properties A new record for the hottest day was recorded on Tuesday afternoon of 40.3C in Coningsby, Lincolnshire, beating the previous high of 38.7C in Cambridge three years ago. Major incidents were declared by fire brigades in London, Leicestershire and South Yorkshire as dozens of fires broke out. London […]

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Science

Scientists Have Found a Way to Save Energy And Boil Water More Efficiently

Water gets boiled a lot – whether it’s a cup of tea brewing in a kitchen or a power plant generating electricity. Any improvements in the efficiency of this process will have a huge impact on the overall amount of energy used for it every day.   One such improvement could come with a newly […]

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Entertainment

Caldera chronicles: Yellowstone’s boiling waters vary in temperature

Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles is a weekly column written by scientists and collaborators of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. This week’s contribution is from Shaul Hurwitz, research hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey. Boiling refers to the process of converting a liquid into gas (a phase change). The temperature at which water boils depends on the surrounding pressure […]

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That’s so hot: Some of Yellowstone’s geyser and boiling water is hotter than others

An eruption of Daisy Geyser in the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park. The geyser erupts boiling water at about 93 °C (200 °F). (Photo by Shaul Hurwitz | Yellowstone National Park). Boiling refers to the process of converting a liquid into gas (a phase change). The temperature at which water boils depends on the surrounding […]

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Celebrities

Fern Britton says ‘anger is at boiling point’ as she details ‘horrible’ menopause symptoms

Fern Britton, 64, has candidly opened up about her menopause symptoms and how she feels as though her “anger is at boiling point,” after previously considering herself an “accepting” person. Fern says although she feels the rage now, it took a while for that symptom to kick in. Speaking in a new interview, Fern explained: […]

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UK

‘Must be boiling!’ Royal fans concerned as Prince George wears suit and tie at Wimbledon

Sports-lover George appeared with his parents the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to watch the climactic finale of the Men’s Singles competition at Wimbledon today. Novak Djokovic beat out Nick Kyrgios in a four-set thriller on Centre Court – but many TV watchers had their eyes on Prince George as he appeared in clothing they […]