Some wealthy Californians (who apparently made their money without a single course in media training) are arguing that we’re not equal when it comes to water, and that the penalties they’re facing for overuse run too deep. According to one Rancho Santa Fe resident: “I think we’re being overly penalized, and we’re certainly being overly scrutinized by the world.” (Then by all means, talk to a few reporters…)

+ Nautilus: Humanity’s most problematic attempts to get all the water.

+ Think the climate is affecting our behavior? Polar bears are now eating dolphins.