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A How-To Guide to Modern Tipping

I recently escaped to Lake Tahoe for some much needed rest and relaxation. After hours in the car with two kids, we finally arrived at our hotel, desperate to cool our heels in the pool. And then it happened. The bellman brought our luggage to our room, and my husband and I exchanged horrified looks. […]

Testing the New DeepFlight Dragon Submersible in Lake Tahoe [VIDEO]

On a recent Saturday morning on the western shores of Lake Tahoe in Northern California, Graham Hawkes gave a demonstration in his newest toy, the DeepFlight Dragon submersible, which is quite possibly the easiest-to-operate vehicle of its kind. Show More Summary

Weekend plot: SUSY limits rehashed

Lake Tahoe is famous for preserving dead bodies in good condition over many years, therefore it is a natural place to organize the SUSY conference. As a tribute to this event, here is a plot from a recent ATLAS meta-analysis: It shows the constraints on the gluino and the lightest neutralino masses in the pMSSM. Show More Summary

SUSY 2015

SUSY 2015, this year’s version of the big annual conference on supersymmetry, has been going on for the past week at Lake Tahoe. Joe Lykken began his summary talk by explaining how as a kid he was a big fan … Continue reading ?

Video: Underwater flight in the DeepFlight Dragon

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

In our latest review video, Loz scoots over to Lake Tahoe, California, where the Deepflight team is testing its new personal submersible. Shaped like Speed Racer's Mach 5, the Deepflight Dragon is actually an upside-down manned quadcopter...Show More Summary

Nevada Museum of Art presents the first major art historical survey of Lake Tahoe

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Nevada Museum of Art has organized the first major art historical survey exhibition of one of America?s most beloved landscapes. TAHOE: A Visual History spans over two centuries of cultural and creative production related to theShow More Summary

Detecting Ignition of Wildfires Sooner: A Much-Needed, Tech-Driven Solution

While wildfires are currently devastating larges swaths of northern California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and western Montana, an interesting experiment is underway at Lake Tahoe and central Nevada. Imagine Steve Jobs meets wildfire....Show More Summary

DeepFlight Dragon review: The awesome underwater quadcopter anyone can drive

When you get an opportunity to go fly a 1.6 million dollar electric personal submarine that looks like a Formula One car, but operates like a quadcopter in reverse, on beautiful Lake Tahoe, California, damnit you take that opportunity. Show More Summary

L.A. Getaway - Your Summer Tahoe Guide

There are lakes and then there are lakes. Glacially formed 2 million years ago, Tahoe, the continent's largest alpine lake, is the latter. At more than 122 million acre-feet, it's America's largest body of water outside the Great Lakes, and with depths of about 1,650 feet, only Crater Lake is deeper. Show More Summary

In 'Tahoe: A Visual History,' realism and idealism intertwine

In 1872, painter Albert Bierstadt finished "View From Donner Lake, California," which encompassed the mile-high waters of the Sierra Nevada with the sinewy wagon trails and the muscular, ramrod-straight tracks of the newly built transcontinental railroad.

Missing paddle boarder and tourist found a week later

last weekNews : NY Daily News

A Polish tourist who went missing Aug. 11 from Lake Tahoe, Calif., was found safe and sound a week later - in Missouri.

Lake Tahoe’s Missing Selfie Snapper Found Alive And Well In Missouri

The missing tourist whose selfies were posted online by police after his paddle board was found floating in Lake Tahoe was found alive and well in Missouri Tuesday. Polish tourist Zbigniew “Zibi” Moryn walked into a Missouri police station...Show More Summary

Northern California deputy dies rescuing person from drowning in Lake Tahoe

A Northern California deputy died Thursday while trying to save a person from drowning in Lake Tahoe, authorities said.

A beautiful life together begins with an ugly $10 couch

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

We call it "the $10 couch." Or "the awesome couch." Both titles are accurate. The couch was, indeed, $10 at the Attic Thrift Store in South Lake Tahoe. Or rather, it was ticketed at $12, reduced, but the sales clerk gave it to us for an even $10, "just to get it off the floor."

Sunset doesn’t end family fun on Tahoe’s North Shore

Two 5-year-olds try to share a look through a telescope at the summertime sky in Lake Tahoe’s North Shore, but they quickly realize it’s an activity for one person at a time. “Come over here,” beckons an older child to the kid edged out of the action. Show More Summary

Firefighters make progress against Western U.S. wildfires

last monthNews : The Newsroom

Firefighters made progress Sunday against three wildfires burning in Montana and California, aided by cooler temperatures overnight. A blaze in the Sierra foothills near Lake Tahoe in California was burning rapidly toward the north despite...Show More Summary

The Reason Lake Tahoe Is So Blue Is Not Because It's So Clear

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

California’s Tahoe is known for being blue—really, really blue. And for a long time people assumed that bright color was because it was so clear. We now know that isn’t the case after a study on the lake revealed something weird. Read more...

Keep Tahoe blue? Less algae, not clarity, key for lake's blueness

The assumption that Lake Tahoe's blueness is tied to clarity has driven advocacy and management efforts in the Lake Tahoe Basin for decades. But the report's findings show that at times of the year when clarity increases, blueness decreases, and vice versa.

Justin Timberlake and Alfonso Ribeiro break into 'Fresh Prince' Carlton dance

No, this isn't a '90s-inspired fever dream Alfonso Ribeiro busted out his classic "Carlton" dance on Friday during the American Century Celebrity Golf Tournament in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. He was joined by none other than Justin Timberlake...Show More Summary

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