How far we've come
Despite the growing popularity of smartphones and tablets, your laptop is likely your most relied-upon tool for work and play. But while it seems like they've been around forever, laptops didn't become more popular than stationary desktops until the early 2000s. And they sure have come a long way since then. Just for fun, here's a look at a typical laptop a decade ago compared to what you're toting around today.
"It could be pretty grim," says California's chief of snow surveys, looking toward the summer months. During one of the worst droughts in centuries, st... More "It could be pretty grim," says California's chief of snow surveys, looking toward the summer months. During one of the worst droughts in centuries, state officials are concerned. The snowy stockpile of water in the Sierra Mountains is the state's real reservoir, supplying about a third of the water used by farms and cities when it melts each spring and early summer. National Geographic followed California’s top snow surveyor on a recent snow inspection, and he's sounding the alarm.
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