January, 2014

Super Bowl XLVIII Could Be the Coldest Ever



Super Bowl XLVIII, which pits the Denver Broncos against the Seattle Seahawks on Feb. 2, will take place at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. It will be the first NFL title game held outdoors in a city where it snows.

As a result, this year’s game may be the coldest Super Bowl in history, with predicted temperatures possibly reaching as low as 22 degrees Fahrenheit, according to Bloomberg. The coldest Super Bowl game to date was in 1972 — the Dallas Cowboys versus the Miami Dolphins at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans — at a crisp 39 degrees.

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High and Dry: 10 Devastating Photos of the California Drought



California is in its third straight year of drought conditions, with 2014 as the driest year on record — setting the stage for disastrous consequences for people, animals and the environment

Reservoirs all over the state are experiencing low water levels, which prompted Governor Jerry Brown to declare a drought emergency on Jan. 17According to USA Today, this move allows for Governor Brown to request a broad emergency declaration from President Obama to get financial assistance and possibly suspend state and federal regulations, as well as receive water transfers

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A Sneak Peek at Sunday’s Super Bowl Ads



Thanks to the Internet, enthusiastic football fans and sports novices alike can enjoy the Big Game’s commercials long before kickoff

While some brands are keeping their ads under wraps until Sunday, a whole slew of companies have uploaded ads, or at least teasers, to YouTube

So far, we’ve seen the heart-breaking (thanks, Budweiser), the funny (Audi, Chobani) and a whole bevy of celebrity appearances, including James Franco, Minka Kelly, Don Cheadle, Tom Hiddleston, Tim Tebow, John Stamos, Stephen Colbert, Ellen DeGeneres and Arnold Schwarzenegger — to name a few Read more…

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