Silicon Valley Now at Epicenter of Worst California Drought in Decades

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.

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The California Drought's So Bad, They're Drinking Toilet Water

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...

Before and After: The West Has Lost 63 Trillion Gallons of Water During Drought

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.

In Drought-Stricken California, Watering Your Lawn Could Mean $500 Fines

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.

NASA Made An Underground Water Map To See Just How Bad The Drought Is

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...

The Reservoir That Made the World Pay Attention to California's Drought

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...

California moves to enact steep water fines due to historic drought

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.

California Drought Causes Largest Water Loss in State History

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.

Learning From Australia's Drought Lessons to Avoid a Mad Max Future

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...

My Neighbor's Using Water in a Drought! Quick, Someone Yell at Him!

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.

Drought Cost California 11 Trillion Gallons of Water

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...

The best UK dating sites for women looking to make a connection

The online world can be tough place for women particularly when it comes to trolling and misogyny on social media Navigating online dating presents a whole different set of challenges. Finding the right dating site can be a mission. Naturally,

Podcasts were my friends when I had none

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Get the Apple iPad on sale for $89 off at Walmart (with code), 3 days ahead of Black Friday

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,

One of the best early Black Friday gaming deals: Get an Xbox One S Minecraft bundle for $199 at Walm

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.

Best pre-Black Friday deals for Nov. 19: Nikon and Sony DSLR cameras, GoPro drones, Roomba, Fire TV

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,

Watch this adorable little pika sing along to Queen

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,

'Once Upon a Deadpool' trailer has a charity tie-in

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.

Lost Collection of Andy Warhol Art Recovered From Floppy Disks

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,

Brutal Allergy Season May Be the Result of the 'Polar Vortex'

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 Acquires Moves, a Fitness Tracking App

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:

A closer look at Amazon’s Fire TV: A strong competitor for Apple TV, but nothing revolutionary

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/

GitHub 上都有哪些值得关注学习的 iOS 开源项目?

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OS X测试版惊现神秘新款iMac信息

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。

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MarketsandMarkets:预计2020年全球数字标牌市场规模或达149亿元

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如何伪装成一个高端歌剧迷?

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Scala更适合用于大数据处理和机器学习

对于新手来说,Scala相对比较复杂,其看起来灵活的语法并不容易掌握,但是对于熟悉Scala的用户来说,Scala是一把利器,它提供了许多独特的语言机制,可以以库的形式轻易无缝添加新的语言结构。

2014年中国网络视听产业总值达378.4亿 同比增长48.8%

中国网络视听节目服务协会2014年理事会12月15日在成都召开。理事会上协会会长杨波表示,2014年中国网络视听产业总值达378.4亿,比2013年增长48.8%,再创历史新高。

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美国宇航局的好奇号火星车在火星稀薄、寒冷的大气中检测到了甲烷,这是一种可以间接表明生命存在的气体。好奇号在火星称为夏普山(Mount Sharp)的沉积岩上,发现了比背景甲烷浓度高十倍的甲烷气体。

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