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...

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If you've never felt the burning feeling of regret that comes with realizing you never backed up your data, you're one of the lucky ones. We live in a world where basically 99% of our valued data is stored on a phone, tablet, or desktop. Even though we know this,

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One of Stranger Things' most powerful qualities lies in its strong sense of place. So translating the Netflix hit into a live experience via a haunted house-like maze sounds like a match made in heaven.SEE ALSO: 'Stranger Things' star David Harbour officiated a fan's wedding,

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What, did you not think people were going to use the iPhone's new Measure app to measure their dicks?The new feature, which debuted with iOS 12 on Monday, allows users to measure items on-screen in real time. This means that it's easier than ever to determine the exact length of your pet,

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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,

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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:

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Scholarship football players at Northwestern University can unionize because they are, in fact, employees of the school. That was the landmark decision that came down from a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday,

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