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Stepped Tanks of Hampi

Stepped Tanks of Hampi

Source: Atlas Obscura Stepped tank in Hampi. MariMarkina / depositphotos.com The ruins of Hampi, once a grand city in the Indian state of Karnataka, were once home to more than 250,000 people in the Vijayanagar Empire, and filled with Hindu temples. The abandoned city...

Are we ready for the deadly heat waves of the future?

Are we ready for the deadly heat waves of the future?

Author: Aimee Cunningham / Source: Science News HEAT ISLANDS Heat claims more lives than floods, hurricanes and other weather-related disasters. How will cities cope as temperatures rise? Some victims were found at home. An 84-year-old woman who’d spent over...

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