25 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Quit Your Internship

Like it or not, the unpaid internship isn’t going anywhere any time soon. Completing daily office drudgeries without pay is the 21st century rite of passage, but that doesn’t mean it won’t lead you anywhere: Steven Spielberg, Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey and others hit the coffee pot before the big leagues.

It’s Hard To Believe The California Drought Is This Bad

While tropical storms are currently slamming much of the US-Mexico border, California is still left hot and dry, in the throes of one of the worst droughts ever to hit the state. California’s history with equitable water management is dubious, and the drought of 2014 has some people drawing comparisons to the Dust Bowl, when agricultural devastation changed the lives of millions of people. Looking at these images, it’s easy to see why.

While farmers have no doubt been hit hardest by the California drought, with all of the hidden water it takes to produce common goods, no industry has remained untouched. Government officials are imposing water restrictions, though with no end in sight, it’s hard to see know how the state will handle the long-term effects of water shortages. For now, dangerously low water levels, cracking landscapes and an abundance of dried-up lakes are all that appear plainly to the eye.
 

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Drought Sign in California

California farmers have taken the biggest hit during the historic drought, affecting food prices in many parts of the country. Source: Seemorerocks

Low Water Levels in California

Source: EcoWatch

Aerial View of California Drought

Aerial images show a drastic change in the amount of snowfall in California from 2013 to 2014. Source: The Atlantic

California Drought Lake

Source: Daily Mail

Irrigation Dried Up in California

Irrigation systems are ill-equipped to handle the severe California drought. Source: Salon

Map of Drought in California

This map shows just how severe the California drought has become. Source: Drought Monitor

Shocking Drought in California

Source: Gallery Hip

Worst Drought in History of California

Source: Mashable

Shasta Lake Suffers in California Drought

The drought in California has transformed Shasta Lake, which was once a popular tourist attraction. Source: USGS

Napa Valley in Drought

In Napa Valley, residents struggle to grow crops and plants. Source: ALJAZEERA

Irrigation Impossible in California Drought

Source: NBC News

California Transformed in Drought

Source: NBC News

Government Mandates Water Usage Rules in California

Source: LA Times

Drought in California Killing Wildlife

The drought continues to have a negative effect on wildlife. Source: Gallery Hip

Pray for Rain in California

Source: TruNews

Horrible Drought Conditions in California

Source: KDVS

Drought in Sacramento

Source: CBS

Dams Drying Up in California

Source: NBC News

Depleted River in California

Source: NBC News

Trinity Lake in Drought

Trinity Lake, like other bodies of water in California, looks nothing like it once did. Source: USGS

Cachuma Lake in Drought

Source: KTLA

Folsom Lake in California Drought

Before and after images of Folsom Lake in California. Source: Business Insider

5 Amazing Countries You Know Nothing About

Amazing Countries Mozambique

Source: Wikipedia

Mozambique

A medium sized country in southern Africa that was once a Portuguese colony, Mozambique is a colorful tapestry of Bantu, Portuguese and Indian language and customs.

Amazing Countries Mozambique Sailboat

Source: Wikipedia

1. The capital city, Maputo, was renamed upon the country’s 1975 independence. Street names were changed to reflect their appreciation of freedom fighters and their association with the Soviet Bloc. There are streets named for Ho Chi Minh, Robert Mugabe, Patrice Lumumba and Karl Marx.

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