Beverly Hills fined for wasteful treatment of water

Municipalities in the Californian cities of Beverly Hills, Indio and Redlands have been fined for water overruns amid continuing drought in the state. They violated a 2013 decree to reduce water consumption by 25 percent. Each of the municipalities received a fine of $ 61 thousand ...

Californian startup has created an unsinkable smartphone. VIDEO

The creators of Comet managed to create a smartphone that does not sink in water, and now they are trying to raise funds for the project. Over 80 million smartphones are damaged by water every year. A group of California startups decided the problem deserved a solution. This decision was ...

More than two weeks of 400 earthquakes occurred near San Francisco

The city of San Ramon in California broke the record for the most earthquakes in a two-week period. A total of 408 small earthquakes occurred in the city, which is located in the eastern part of the San Francisco Bay Area. The previous record, set there in 2003, was surpassed almost four times. ...

Flights between California and Mexico canceled due to Hurricane Patricia

A dozen flights between California and the popular tourist destination of Mexico have been canceled as Category 5 Hurricane Patricia hits the country. According to the Flightaware.com portal, flights to the Mexican city of Puerto Vallarta from Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange County have been canceled, as well as the airline’s flight…

The story of a Silicon Valley programmer who lives in a trailer

Not all programmers have a sweet life, including the lucky ones who work in "silicon" IT companies like Apple and Uber. Some look at them with envy, imagining gorgeous offices, expensive cars and spacious houses. In fact, it all ends with ...

Environmentalists accuse Nestle of record drought in California

Environmental activists intend to file a lawsuit against the Nestlé corporation, which drained all water sources in California. According to experts, the actions of the transnational corporation have led to a drought that has lasted for several years in the state of California. Republic Broadcasting Network reports that Nestle's license term for ...

How Ukrainian inventor made a revolutionary airship for the Pentagon

Igor Pasternak, who left Lviv in the early 90s, built a multimillion dollar business in the United States. And then, commissioned by the Pentagon, he designed an airship capable of carrying hundreds of tons of cargo and even being a heavenly hotel or an aerial amusement park. “My story could only happen in ...

Florida, New York and California will go under water

Millions of US residents may have to flee their homes if the emissions warming the planet remain at the same level until 2100, as a result of which the world ocean level rises by 4,2 meters, scientists say. From 20 to 31 million people in the United States live ...

California forbids feeding animals antibiotics

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday approved a bill that would set the strictest government standards in the United States for the use of antibiotics in livestock production. “Science shows that the overuse of antibiotics in agriculture has contributed to undermining decades of medical advances,” Brown said in a statement.…

How to get rights in the US

In the US, a car is not a luxury, but a necessary means of transportation. According to the UN, 75% of Americans own a car. In addition, in America, the license is the main identity document. So, even visitors who have never driven in their homeland, in the United ...

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