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Water
  • News
  • August 17 2015, 3:52 PM

The pages of this drinkable book can provide clean filtered water for four years

The pages of this drinkable book can provide clean filtered water for four years

The Drinkable Book is a instructional and functional object which can provide potable water for millions of people.

  • News
  • August 13 2015, 2:11 PM

500-year-old Chinese cave writings reveal effects of climate change

500-year-old Chinese cave writings reveal effects of climate change

Recently discovered writings in a cave in central China indicate the ebbs and flows of drought in the region, and how their effects could have shaped imperial dynasties over 500 years.

  • News
  • August 12 2015, 5:06 PM

California reservoir is using millions of black shade balls to prevent water evaporation

California reservoir is using millions of black shade balls to prevent water evaporation

The City of Los Angeles has just filled their 175-acre reservoir with 96 million 4-inch black plastic balls to prevent water evaporation.

  • News
  • August 11 2015, 1:02 PM

Visit the world's first portable, environmental friendly private islands, courtesy of Christie's

Visit the world's first portable, environmental friendly private islands, courtesy of Christie's

By teaming up with Amillarah Private Islands and Dutch Docklands, Christie's plans to develop custom-made and environmentally sustainable islands for customers anywhere in the world.

I didn't shower for a week and got a staph infection, but I'm a lucky idiot
  • Experiment
  • July 16 2015, 5:47 PM

I didn't shower for a week and got a staph infection, but I'm a lucky idiot

Hopes&Fears challenged a friend not to bathe or groom herself for a week. This is her story.

  • News
  • July 10 2015, 4:27 PM

Weed farms are drying up California and killing salmon

Weed farms are drying up California and killing salmon

Although growing weed is not the single primary cause of drought in California by any means, it is affecting the ecosystems greatly.

  • News
  • June 19 2015, 11:51 AM

NASA says the world is officially running out of water, fast

NASA says the world is officially running out of water, fast

In a new study published by NASA, satellite data has calculated that subterranean aquifers are depleting as a faster rate than previously thought.

  • News
  • June 9 2015, 11:06 AM

This computer operates on water droplets

This computer operates on water droplets

Normally computers and water droplets make a devastating combo, but in this case, engineers have developed a computer that actually requires water droplets to operate.

  • City
  • May 6 2015, 2:19 PM

Beyond almond-shaming and crisis-clicks: a sustainable water policy toolkit

Beyond almond-shaming and crisis-clicks: a sustainable water policy toolkit

We debunk some of the more sensational myths about the current water crisis and explore new ways of conceiving how we can quench our thirst well into the 21st century.

  • Number of the day
  • April 13 2015, 6:01 PM

How fast would Kanye need to walk to walk on water?

How fast would Kanye need to walk to walk on water?

How fast would Kanye need to walk to walk on water?

  • News
  • April 7 2015, 11:07 AM

Here's a list of California's most water-hogging food

Here's a list of California's most water-hogging food

The Los Angeles Times has put together a list of foods that use up the most water. Those are some thirsty peas.

  • News
  • April 1 2015, 5:16 PM

California goes drier

California goes drier

California Governor Edmund Brown announced statewide water restrictions today, the first in the state’s history, aiming to reduce the sunshine state’s water usage by 25%.

  • Number of the day
  • March 13 2015, 4:37 PM

How many years of water does California have left?

How many years of water does California have left?

This is how long California will still have water and it's not good.