Chester Schroeder

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National Parks Road Trip: Utah

Discover the Road to Mighty: Zion > Bryce Canyon > Capitol Reef > Arches > Canyonlands<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s "Mighty Five" national parks—Zion, Bryce …

Hidden Valley, Joshua Tree National Park, California

DIY: Small Space Vegetable Garden

After two years of living in a New York City apartment where the only outdoor space is a fire escape that I've been told not to use unless actually …

10 Easy Pieces: Garden Carts and Wagons

Is it a garden cart or is it a wagon? The best of breed can do double duty. Here are 10 of our favorite ways to haul loads in the garden, at the …

10 Inspirational Ideas for a Peaceful Night's Sleep

Many people tell me they experience times when they find it hard to fall or stay asleep. Personally, I'm aware that if I don't get enough sleep, I don't function half as well as when I've slept properly, and that I tend to be moody and irritable. However, when my "sleep tank" is full, I'm happy, …

37 incredible drone photos from across the globe that would be totally illegal today

One of the most interesting ways to utilize drone technology is photography. Photographer Amos Chapple knows this better than most. As soon as consumer drones came on the market, Chapple knew he needed one. After purchasing one and learning how to fly it, he began traveling the globe, photographing …

RT @BAS_News: Stunning! All the way from Halley VI Research Station in #Antarctica to support & celebrate @wwf_uk #EarthHour @WWF http://t.co/s4mA7yEoHL

4 States Where Solar is Under Attack by Koch-Funded Front Groups

Charles and David Koch, who head Koch Industries, made a significant part of their billions from fossil fuels. And they fight like a pair of angry …

Solar Power

What is Kefir and Why Is It So Good for You?

By Joe Leech<p>Kefir is all the rage in the natural health community.<p>It is high in nutrients and probiotics, and is incredibly beneficial for digestion …

Wellness

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Beijing to Shut All Major Coal Power Plants to Cut Pollution

Beijing, where pollution averaged more than twice China’s national standard last year, will close the last of its four major coal-fired power plants …

Obama Unveils $1.2 Billion Plan to Fight Superbug Crisis, But Is It Enough?

President Obama is waging war against the superbug crisis, one of the "most pressing public health issues facing the world today," causing tens of …

Sand Hustle

<b>"In some places multinational companies dredge it up with massive machines; in others local people haul it away with shovels and pickup trucks. As</b> …

Join TerraPass and the Pacific Coast Farmer's Market Association for a recycled art competition in the San Francisco Bay Area - terrapass

In honor of Earth Day we are encouraging Bay Area residents to reimagine how we all manage our environmental impact.<p>Join us this weekend at Pacific …

Beyond the Reef

Just after midnight, 26 years ago today, the <i>Exxon Valdez</i> supertanker ran aground on Bligh Reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound. At least 11 million …

Our pets are getting too fat. As I found out, indulging them can have serious consequences

My cat got diabetes because her diet was unhealthy and I overfed her. I’ve learned my lesson<p>This week, the animal charity PDSA warned about the growing number of obese pets in Britain: 80% of veterinary professionals reported seeing a rise in overweight cats, dogs, rodents and rabbits brought into …

Nigerians vote in first genuine contest since end of dictatorship

ABUJA (Reuters) - Gunmen killed at least 15 people including an opposition politician near polling stations in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, casting an ominous shadow over the closest electoral contest since the end of military rule in 1999.<p>The tense race pits President Goodluck Jonathan against …

What's at Stake in Tikrit

The latest campaign against ISIS is also a contest between Iran and the U.S. for influence in Iraq.<p>An American-led coalition launched 17 airstrikes in Iraq late Wednesday night, hammering Islamic State positions in the northern city of Tikrit. President Barack Obama reportedly approved the U.S. …