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Waterproof iPhone7? Just to prove a point, a team from an Apple promotion company took a naked iPhone7 on a scuba dive and found that it could record 4k video at a depth of 25 feet. They made the unscientific water resistance test at Timothy Lake in Oregon, around 3000 feet above sea level. When immersed, the touch screen could not be operated, so they started recording before each test dive.

A Last Chance Destination? A report published by the Journal of Sustainable Tourism says that 70 percent of tourists visiting Australia's Great Barrier Reef are doing so because the decline in the reef's health has been publicized as a last chance destination. The report highlights the paradox that people traveling great distances to view a destination at risk from climate change are burning fossil fuels to do so, hastening the destruction....


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