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America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

National Parks

Hemingway's 10 Best Quotes

In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.<p>In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.

Earth's best-known climate scientist issues bombshell sea-level warning

The study — written by James Hansen, NASA's former lead climate scientist, and 16 coauthors, many of whom are considered among the top in their fields — concludes that glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica will melt 10 times as fast as previous consensus estimates, resulting in a sea-level rise of …

This Buddhist Monk Has Unlocked The Secret To Happiness, And It May Help Us Save The Environment

Matthieu Ricard has lived many lives.<p>As a young student in Paris during the late 1960s, he was writing his dissertation in biochemistry at the prestigious Institute Pasteur. Five years later, guided by an inner stirring to explore a deeper side of life, he was living Darjeeling, India, where he had …

Warming of oceans due to climate change is unstoppable, say US scientists

The warming of the oceans due to climate change is now unstoppable after record temperatures last year, bringing additional sea-level rise, and raising the risks of severe storms, US government climate scientists said on Thursday.<p>The annual State of the Climate in 2014 report, based on research …

Global Warming

Plutonium Propels Spacecraft To A Close Encounter With Pluto

The planet Pluto, and its sister planet Charon, were viewed up close for the first time by the NASA New Horizons Spacecraft as it zipped by on Tuesday. Launched on January 19, 2006, traveling about 58,000 kilometers per hour, this spacecraft was the fastest spacecraft ever to leave Earth. With the …

Solar System

Wind Farms Even More Expensive And Pointless Than You Thought

An even bigger ‘flop’ than you ever imagined…<p><b>Study: Wind Farms Even More Expensive And Pointless Than You Thought</b><br>Breitbart.com<br>James Delingpole<br>5 July …

Dramatic Waters of Iceland (12 photos)

For two weeks in October, French photographer Michel Rajkovic visited Iceland, looking to shoot not just its beautiful landscapes but to capture something intangible. “There's something magical about Iceland,” he tells us. “The light, the waterfalls, the rocks, the lava fields…I wanted to show what …

The first home in the UK that generates more energy than it uses... and it's in Wales

A revolutionary house which generates more energy than it consumes has been built in Wales.<p>The walls of the building, which was designed and …

Clean Energy