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Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly 100,000 people reside on floating lake houses in Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake, and it certainly is an idyllic place to live – that is, until it comes time to use the restroom. A person’s gut reaction is to simply relieve themselves in the water. Need to pee, standing next to a large body of water: It's ingrained in us from a young age to do this. (Thanks family vacations to the beach!) But 100,000 people consistently...
Think of the pressure change you feel when an elevator zips you up multiple floors in a tall building. Imagine how you'd feel if that elevator carried you all the way up to the top of Mt. Everest — in the blink of an eye.
Around half of Cambodia's tropical flooded grasslands have been lost in just 10 years according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).