The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor is out, and the statistics are exceptionally grim for California and parts of the SouthwestFor the first time in the 15-year history of the monitor, 100% of California is experiencing "moderate" to "exceptional" drought.
At this point, we all know that California's superdrought is bad—really bad . We don't yet know how Californians are going to cope with the consequences. According to a recent billion dollar allocation of taxpayer money for water recycling programs, drinking toilet water is one way.Read more...
The West has been suffering from a severe drought since 2013 and, in some cases, much longer than that. Conditions are particularly acute in California, where close to 60% of the state is experiencing "exceptional" drought after three years of below average rainfall.
If you live in California, you will soon be subject to a $500-per-day fine for washing down your driveway and sidewalk, watering your outdoor landscapes, or turning on your outdoor fountain (unless the water is recirculated).The state is in one of its worst droughts on record, with no end in sight.
On this dry July day, news about the drought that's engulfed most of the western United States continues to get worse. But how do we know how extensive the current megadrought is? We actually can measure from the sky, but not in the way you think.Read more...
Do you remember where you were when you first realized the severity of the drought in the Western US? I would guess that you weren’t staring at a cloudless sky or a dry faucet. You were probably looking at a photo of Folsom Lake.Read more...
Drastic times call for drastic measures. The California State Water Resources Control Board has proposed a $1.5 million fine against a water district for stealing water in the midst of the state's historic drought.
The California drought will deprive the state's thirsty farmers of 6.6 million acre-feet of surface water, which works out to a whopping 2.2 trillion gallons — enough to fill 60 million average-sized swimming pools, a new study revealed.
The drought is no longer a California problem. The Colorado River, which supplies water to one-eighth of the country’s population, is now reporting record low water levels. The US needs a little perspective when it comes to how bad this is going to get. Luckily we have one: Australia.Read more...
Faced with one of the state's worst droughts on record, some Californians have taken extreme measures to force their neighbors to use less water: publicly shaming them on social media, using the hashtag #DroughtShamingThe trend does not have the backing of water authorities, however.
11 trillion. 11,000,000,000,000. However, you wrap your brain around it, that number is hard to fathom. But that's how many gallons of water California's three-year drought has sucked from the Earth, according to NASA.Read more...
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Welcome to No Shame November! This week we're diving into the pop culture we love that society tells us we shouldn't.Alone in my apartment, chewing on cheap takeout lo mein, rocking the same sweatpants for a fifth day in a row—again. Six months after finishing my bachelor’s degree,
After all these years, the Apple iPad is the best tablet experience and the gold standard for just about anyone. Believe it or not, even some Android smartphone users seem to gravitate to the ease-of-use of the iPad. Luckily, Walmart has the Apple device now on sale for just $349.99,
Black Friday delivers plenty of choices when it comes to deals, and that's especially true in gaming. From discounts on games and accessories to consoles and laptops, you should have no problem finding a great deal for the gamer in your life.
Don't wait until Black Friday to do your shopping when there are a ton of great deals you can take advantage of right now. We've rounded up the best deals on all sorts of cameras, kitchen and home products, and Amazon devices, while we also have deals on dog DNA kits from Embark, CBD oil,
Someone needs to sign this extremely talented pika to a label ASAP.This adorable creature known as a pika is a species native to North America and Asia and is known for making the easily one most adorable squeaks ever. In this case, having the flawless ability to cover Queen. This video,
What's better than a Deadpool sequel? Two sequels, with different ratings, out in the same year! Once Upon A Deadpool will revisit Deadpool 2 "filtered through the prism of childlike innocence" – a.k.a. edited to fit a PG-13 rating.
Art historians have recovered a collection of lost Andy Warhol paintings, which were never turned into physical prints, from 30-year-old Amiga floppy disks.In 1985,
This year's long, brutal winter may mean the country's headed for pollen eruption and a harsh allergy season in the spring, doctors say.The freezing temperatures of the prolonged winter may have delayed the blooming of trees, and now that it's finally warming up,
Facebook Messenger. WhatsApp. Paper. Instagram. And now: Moves.Facebook announced Thursday that it has acquired Moves, a popular fitness tracking app, as part of its broader strategy to operate a set of standalone applications in addition to the flagship Facebook app.See also:
So Amazon took the wraps off its new streaming media box yesterday – but the truth is, there’s nothing particularly notable about Fire TV.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/04/03/a-closer-look-at-amazons-fire-tv-a-strong-competitor-for-apple-tv-but-nothing-revolutionary/
如果你最近有入手一台iMac的打算，那你最好还是再等几个星期。因为OS X Mavericks的最新测试版本中隐藏了一些蛛丝马迹，预示着iMac硬件将会迎来一次更新。