Gary Kelner

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This Teenager Accused Two On-Duty Cops Of Rape. She Had No Idea The Law Might Protect Them.

When Anna said she was raped by two on-duty cops, she thought it would be a simple case. She had no idea she lived in one of 35 states where officers can claim a detainee consented.<p><b>Anna was sitting</b> in the parked car with two friends when a charcoal gray van pulled up and flashlight beams …

Crime

My Experience Photographing for the National Park Service

My name is Connar L’Ecuyer, and I shoot photographs for the National Park Service. That’s me in the photo above, off-duty in front of one of my LAX …

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

What's Really Warming the World? Climate deniers blame natural factors; NASA data proves otherwise

Methodology<p>NASA's Model<p>Researchers who study the Earth's climate create models to test their assumptions about the causes and trajectory of global …

Iceland is drilling a giant hole, not for oil, but for geothermal energy

Drill, baby, drill. But in this case, not for oil — rather, the nation of Iceland is digging a giant hole into a volcano in the name of renewable …

Take it from a former park ranger: No one is going rogue

Tweeting creditable, verifiable information is hardly scandalous<p>Park rangers often explain the natural world to people—sometimes around campfires, and sometimes on Twitter. I know because I was one.<p>As a ranger, it wasn’t my job to tell tall tales to the American taxpayer. The National Park service …

Mount Everest: Scientists to measure height after Nepal earthquake

<b>New Delhi (CNN) —</b> The world's tallest mountain may have shrunk following the 2015 Nepal earthquake.<p>That's what a group of Indian scientists want to check, after satellite data suggested Everest may have reduced in height following the impact.<p>"Everest was last measured in 1955 by the Indian …

Mountaineering

10 Trips to Make a Backpacker for Life

2.4K<p>SHARES<p>We long for the wild. We yearn for quiet peaks, undisturbed lakes, and stretches of lonely trail. Though we experience them alone, it’s …

Patagonia, Black Diamond take on Utah officials over public land rights

The outdoor industry is leading the fight to protect America’s public lands from being developed for gas and oil<p>Update: Patagonia becomes first to leave a Utah trade show in protest<p>Utah, a state rich in epic landscapes and national parks, is becoming ground zero for a fight between the $646bn …

Forests

See Earth and Its Moon From Saturn in Stunning New NASA Photo

Images of Earth and the moon together, taken from various spacecraft, show us what we look like from space.<p>NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which is currently dipping through Saturn's rings in its final days exploring the planet, captured an image of Earth (and its moon) seen as tiny points of light …

Thousands Of Supermassive Black Holes, Galactic Particle Accelerator: NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory Finds Treasure Trove Of Astronomical Data

2017 has made a promising start for astronomers. At the ongoing 229th meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Grapevine, Texas, two exciting …

Astronomers have found the source of a deep space radio wave burst for the first time

We finally know the galactic culprit<p>After a decade of bewilderment, astronomers have pinpointed the source of a mysterious blast of radio waves coming from deep outside the Milky Way: a dwarf galaxy located 3 billion light years from Earth. It’s a remarkable first in the study of what has been a …

What Every Layperson Should Know About String Theory

It’s one of the most brilliant, controversial and unproven ideas in all of physics: string theory. At the heart of string theory is the thread of an idea that’s run through physics for centuries, that at some fundamental level, all the different forces, particles, interactions and manifestations of …

Quantum Mechanics

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

Picking 50 wasn't easy, but here are the most beautiful natural attractions in each state.<p><i>Melissa Stanger contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>