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Oh look, another example of rich assholes doing what they do best: being rich assholes.

Certainly #notallrichpeople, but for some Californians, the water limitations imposed due to the severe drought in California, have been seriously ignored and balked at.

Take Steve Yuhas of Rancho Santa Fe, California for instance, who says:… READ MORE »


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We all know we should drink more water, but it’s just so…boring. We can do better than this! Click through for 11 takes on infused water that make staying hydrated fun! … READ MORE »


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Right now, as you may know, the state of California is suffering one of the worst droughts on record. The city of Sacramento currently has a “Level 2 Water Shortage” in effect, meaning that residents who want to wash their car or water their lawns can only do so on specific days at specific times. READ MORE »


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Today in apocalyptic sounding headlines, NASA scientist Jay Famiglietti was published in the Los Angeles Times’ op-ed section saying that California has about one year left of water. This has been caused by a variety of factors that started well before the droughts.

I remember the ’80s and early-’90s as a kid, when… READ MORE »


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Every once in a while, usually in the dead of winter, I consider moving to LA. [Ditto. — Amelia] Half of my friends are there now, and also I sometimes think it would be nice to just once live in a place without blistery cold weather for half the year. I grew up in New… READ MORE »


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Vegan scientists in San Francisco (of course) have built a startup (of course) to make synthetic dairy milk. I’m intrigued!

The synthetic milk would be created by inserting DNA sequences from cows into yeast, from which milk proteins could then be extracted. Fat would be taken from vegetable sources, and vitamins, minerals, and… READ MORE »


Celebs

Uh oh, Shailene Woodley and Alicia Silverstone, we’ve got another contender for the celeb with the weirdest hippie-dippie ideas! Shailene Woodley’s vagina may be thriving on all that Vitamin-D and Alicia Silverstone’s got kiss-feeding down, but is their water as evolved as Gwyneth Paltrow’s? Doubt it! In the latest issue of GOOP, Gwyneth writes:
I… READ MORE »


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Hey there, sonic nerds: this mini-symphony is made entirely from the sounds of water in Kumamoto, Japan. The area is known for it’s high quality water, so Sony took it upon themselves to make their own water-powered version of Pachelbel’s Canon by going around with high-quality audio equipment and recording the beautiful and varies noises. READ MORE »


Style

According to a new piece in the The Los Angeles Times, sommeliers who create specially curated, super expensive water menus are becoming more and more common at high-end restaurants. Water sommelier Martin Riese explains why:
“When you have good food, good wine and good spirits, you don’t want to contaminate that with [sic] water… READ MORE »


Entertainment

I am writing this post for the most part as a response to Amelia, whose number two New Year’s resolution was to drink more water. But also, because I am passionate about drinking water. I like to refer to myself as a water enthusiast, although I am probably more of an aquaholic. (Sometimes I drink… READ MORE »


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Who is to blame for Mother Earth’s metastasizing environmental crisis? Women, of course. Are we tossing out too many sanitary napkins? Drinking too many lattes in cardboard cups? Well, yes, but this is more serious. Us ladies are “wasting” billions of liters of water every year leaving the water running while we shave our legs. READ MORE »


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In order to keep the momentum going from their roller baby video, Evian selected six individuals, including Maria Sharapova, to pose in T-shirts with baby bodies emblazoned on the front. To be honest, I’m a little creeped out by this image of the tennis star. She’s wearing a baby body as a T-shirt! How is… READ MORE »


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By now, drinking water out of reusable bottles has become not only the right thing to do, but the cool thing as well. With all the different options from Nalgenes to SIGGs, there’s a design to suit everyone’s visual palette. But now, the Keith Haring Estate decided to join in the aqua fun, and created… READ MORE »


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You’ve heard of Goldschläger — the alcohol with little bits of gold flecks floating around inside — but now there’s a new liquid infused with the pricey precious metal. And that liquid is water. Yes, you read that right. The most simple of beverages just got quite a bit fancier with the creation of new… READ MORE »


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The Amazing Hydration Diet sounds like an elixir an old timey quack doctor would sell out the back of his wagon at a carnival. However silly sounding, it’s really a trendy diet that was recently popular with folks in Britain. Licensed nutritionist Barbara Nash suggested her chubby client, Dawn Page, take a little bit off… READ MORE »


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A member of parliament in Australia is proposing that men should carry around sex contracts in their pocket, “next to their condoms.” Women would sign the contract saying they agree to have sex, hopefully decreasing the number of false rape allegations. Not only would women have to sign the contract, but they would also have… READ MORE »