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Lake Mead Water Levels Dangerously Low

Lake Mead is the largest reservoir in the United States, but Lake Mead is low, and that has some folks worried. Lake Mead was formed by the Hoover Dam, and sits between Nevada and Arizona. It is 112 miles long …

Google Adds Beautiful Street View Imagery Of Endangered Colorado River Google Adds Beautiful Street View Imagery Of Endangered Colorado River

Google has partnered with American Rivers to bring imagery of the Colorado River to Street View. Take a look at some of the beautiful scenery: “For 6 million years, the Colorado River has flowed through the heart of the desert …

Maui Shark Attack Kills Fisherman Maui Shark Attack Kills Fisherman
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A shark attack in Maui resulted in the death of a kayak fisherman whose foot was severed in the attack. The fisherman, who has been identified by the Maui County Police Department as Patrick Briney Stevenson, was reported to have …

Victoria Falls Plunge: Chinese Tourist Survives 49-Feet Leap Victoria Falls Plunge: Chinese Tourist Survives 49-Feet Leap

Yesterday, a Chinese tourist’s trip to Victoria Falls in Zambia took a turn for the worst. While capturing photos of the massive falls, 45-year-old Wang Shun Xue lost his footing and plunged 49 feet into the gorge. According to the …

Astronaut Wrings Out Water Aboard the ISS, Proving That Even Mundane Tasks Are Awesome in Space Astronaut Wrings Out Water Aboard the ISS, Proving That Even Mundane Tasks Are Awesome in Space
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Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Chris Hadfield is awesome, space is awesome, and everything he does in space is awesome. Proving once again that even the most mundane tasks are transformed into something incredible when performed in zero gravity, here’s Hadfield …

Middle East Freshwater Reserves Declining, Shows Study Middle East Freshwater Reserves Declining, Shows Study
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A new study has shown that much of the Middle East lost freshwater reserves over the past decade. The study, to be published this week in the journal Water Resources Research, was based on data from NASA‘s Gravity Recovery and …

Huge South Pole Moon Crater Could Hold Frozen Water Huge South Pole Moon Crater Could Hold Frozen Water
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The moon still holds some mysteries. One of those being whether or not there is any discernible amount of ice on the surface. While we have been to the moon, we have only visited a very small area. The way …

Google Conserves Water And Cools Servers At The Same Time Google Conserves Water And Cools Servers At The Same Time

Greenpeace really likes Google and their commitment to using more efficient ways to power their data centers across the country. I’m sure the conservation group would also be delighted by Google’s recycled water cooling system. Jim Brown, Google’s Data Center …

Garrett McNamara: I Have Underwater Superpowers Garrett McNamara: I Have Underwater Superpowers

Garrett McNamara is a world record holder for surfing the biggest wave in the world. The wave, which stood a gigantic 90 feet, is a monster in itself, but Garrett feels he can break his old record. http://youtu.be/nd2jtwviyC8 Garrett has …

Happy Twestival Day

Today, February 12, marks the culmination of an awful lot of effort and energy by many people around the world, volunteers all, who have made Twestival.

Google: Naming Water Is Complicated

Territorial claims and historical precedent makes applying a name to a body of water in Google Earth a challenging deluge.