New research by the UK National Oceanographic Centre (NOC) says rising sea levels could cost the world $14 trillion a year by 2100.
A heat wave is hitting the U.S. with many places seeing temperatures in the triple digits. It’s thanks to a “heat dome,“ a high-pressure system with extreme humidity - which makes the oppressive temperatures feel even hotter. In the meantime, wildfires continue to burn throughout the western U.S.
In a move towards a more sustainability, Seattle becomes the first major U.S. city to ban plastic straws.
12 boys and their soccer coach were found alive after being trapped in a Thailand cave following unexpectedly high flooding. Yesterday, in the first rescue attempt, four kids were safely removed from the cave, leaving 8 kids and their football coach still trapped.
This AIanalyzes ash to figure out the cause of a volcanic eruption.
World Cup Russia 2018 is down to the final 4 teams. With the semi finals beginning on Tuesday, here’s a quick overview of each of the teams.
💬 Quotes That Inspire Us:
“Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.” – Will Rogers
“If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” – J.K Rowling
👓 A Must Watch & Listen:
Interview to Todd Harrison, Chief Investment Officer of CB1 Capital, fund which focuses only on cannabinoid-based solutions and biopharmaceutical applications and therapies. Discover the panacea marijuana can become, and the reasons to be bullish about it. Link to the podcast here.
The forensic and compelling inside story of the rise and fall of biotech startup Theranos, the company which scammed Silicon Valley. Uncover the ethical oversight and controversies of what should have been “The Lab of the Future”.
🐦 Eye-Catching Tweet:
It seems like AI facial recognition has a ways to go…
Our very best wishes for a very fruitful upcoming week! 🍀
Thank you all,
The IBR Team: David, Jeff and Dr. Anna
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