How hot is it in the West? Let us count the ways

June 20, 2017

San Francisco, California (CNN)It’s so hot in the West that the scorching heat is breaking records, causing massive power outages and prompting flight cancellations. Las Vegas could also see peaks on Tuesday and Wednesday. The city could gamble with its highest temperature ever observed, which was 117 degrees Fahrenheit in 2013. What NOT to do in a heat wave …

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Hospital designs that are changing the way you’re cared for

June 19, 2017

… again the same way.’” A balancing act? Design firms must also balance the technical needs of doctors and staff with the comfort of patients. This is where innovative solutions come into play. At the Jacobs Medical Center in La Jolla, California, the design director of CannonDesign’s Yazdani Studio, Mehrdad Yazdani, created sculptural walls behind patients’ beds to house medical equipment that is usually left out in the open. “You see [headwalls] in most hospitals. But …

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You’ll absolutely fall in love with this colorful, unicorn-inspired apartment

June 19, 2017

One California woman is living out all your wildest unicorn and mermaid fantasies by turning her downtown Los Angeles apartment into a rainbow, bubblegum dream. Social media queen, decor designer, and the brain behind Studio Mucci, Amina Mucciolo lives her life in color. From her hair, to her clothes, to her bubbly personality, she lives her life on full volume. In order to bring more color and vibrancy into her life, Mucciolo and her husband, Salvatore, transformed their 650-square-foot …

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Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 18, 2017

… revenue and stores in 16 states plus D.C. provides her a much bigger platform to influence their lives than anyone in her family had two generations ago. Its also why shes decided to take on the president of the United States to stop him from rolling back decades of public land protections. We have to fight like hell to keep every inch of public land, Marcario, 52, told HuffPost last month. I dont have a lot of faith in politics and politicians right now. Ventura, California-based …

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Sanders Movement Plots Democratic Party Takeover At Weekend Gathering

June 13, 2017

… waves to the crowd alongside his wife Jane after his speech at The People’s Summit in Chicago on Saturday. I want to tell you what you already know that the movement for economic, racial and environmental justice is not just growing here in the U.S. It is growing worldwide, Sanders declared. Judging by the cheers that followed, the audience didnt need much convincing. A recent Berniecrat effort to take over the California Democratic Party was similarly disappointing. Although Sanders …

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Still-Blinking Beached Humpback Whale Euthanized After Failed Rescue

June 11, 2017

… Related Coverage Blue Whale Found Dead On Northern California Beach Likely Struck By Ship Drone Captures Rare Glimpse Of Blue Whale Mother And Her Calf In British Columbia, a strange pattern in humpback whale behaviour raises the stakes for conservation NOAA Probes Mystery Deaths Of 41 Humpback Whales Along U.S. Coast More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsInstant Traffic Funnel – One Funnel 1 Share In The MTC Coop – Member Special Start Getting Easy Traffic To Your …

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Jack O’Neill, wetsuit and surfing pioneer, dies at 94

June 4, 2017

(CNN)Businessman and surfer Jack O’Neill, a pioneer in the creation of the wetsuit and founder of the surf company O’Neill, died Friday of natural causes at the age of 94, his company announced. Jack O’Neill, surfer, ocean lover, boating enthusiast, wetsuit pioneer, balloonist, and founder of the iconic worldwide surf company O’Neill, has passed away in Santa Cruz, California, of natural causes at the age of 94. Surrounded by family, Jack was as soulful and encouraging …

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Apple WWDC 2017: iOS takes center stage

June 4, 2017

… before Apple launched the App Store and permanently shifted the focus of the world from the desktop to mobile. A decade later, the iPhone and its platform, now called iOS, is pretty much all anyone can think or talk about when it comes to WWDC, which will be held June 5-9 in San Jose, California. What Apple unveils on Monday will likely define the eagerly anticipated 10th Anniversary iPhone (or iPhones). That momentous occasion, though, is also defining, to some extent WWDC itself. This year, it …

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Key Witnesses In A California Jailhouse Snitch Scandal Refuse to Testify

June 3, 2017

… answer questions from Sanders last week about previous testimony in which they deniedthat a snitch program existed in the countys . In 2015, an increasingly impatient Goethals rebuked Tunstall and Garcia, saying they had . Two Orange County Sheriffs Department supervisors, Lt. Dave Johnson and Sgt. Raymond Wert, invoked their right not to testify this week as well, but then later talked when granted immunity by California Deputy Attorney General Mike Murphy, who is now the lead prosecutor in …

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Kevin Spacey uses ‘House of Cards’ to force you to embrace the silly and serious sides of VR

June 2, 2017

… century. Or be in the Sydney Opera House while a concert is happening.” In terms of VR therapy as depicted in Spacey’s series, at the University of Southern California, researchers are harnessing the immersive power of VR through an app called Bravemind, which is designed to use virtual combat exposure to “assess and treat” PTSD. But Bravemind is just one of many VR apps being used for therapy and social good initiatives that promote empathy for people and situations …

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People Share The Most Ridiculous Reasons Why They Ended Their Relationships (Add Yours)

May 31, 2017

… as soon as somebody started talking:“DID YOU READ THAT ARTICLE ON SHEA BUTTER IN THE PAPER?” #21 #22 #23 #24 #25 #26 #27 #28 He didn’t eat anything but potatoes, peanut butter, and ramen. He wasn’t a broke college student, just a f*cking picky eater. Nope. Adios. She would always say how much she loved to travel, but has never been outside of California. Retweeting, reblogging, Instagram, everything about her …

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Tesla reportedly treats factory workers like many successful start-ups: Like afterthoughts

Tesla employees work on a Model S car in the Tesla factory in Fremont, California.Image: Jeff Chiu/AP/REX/Shutterstock Silicon Valley companies are often built around making the world more efficient, but engineering efficiency has a human cost many of them either didn’t see coming or would like to forget. Tesla, it seems, is no different. SEE ALSO: Elon Musk says we’re only 2 years from being able to nap in self-driving cars Reports of incidents at Tesla’s Fremont, …

May 20, 2017
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Rand Paul: Sessions’ sentencing plan would ruin lives

… sentencing has done little to address the very real problem of drug abuse while also doing great damage by destroying so many lives, and most Americans now realize it. Proposition 47 recently passed in California, and it has spurred a cultural change in the way nonviolent drug offenders are treated, resulting in more than 13,000 fewer prisoners and a savings of $150 million, according to a Stanford Law School study. Pew Research found that 67% of Americans want drug offenders to get treatment, …

May 17, 2017
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