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In the end, the people in the little town of Burns never rose up in revolution against the federal government. They only rose up against one another, in cafes, on Facebook, in their places of worship.
The nearby Malheur National Wildlife Refuge that was the center of a 41-day armed occupation aimed …Oregon
Before a team of scientists announced this week that they had detected gravitational waves for the first time ever — a blockbuster, Nobel-worthy …Gravitational Waves
The scientific world is still reeling over the first ever detection of ripples in the fabric of space-time, called gravitational waves.
Albert Einstein predicted their existence 100 years ago but never believed we'd actually detect the waves. So right now if you hang around physicists, who can't …Gravitational Waves
The same day four final holdouts ended the armed occupation of a remote wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon, a new occupation was just getting underway.
According to two decades' worth of federal data, Feb. 11 is, on average, the earliest date migrating tundra swans begin appearing at the Malheur …Birds
Lawmakers in places like Arizona have made news recently by placing a tax on solar panels, but in some areas, politicians want to ban solar power …Renewable Energy
If you didn’t fully grasp Thursday’s blockbuster announcement that scientists had detected gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of spacetime that were first anticipated by Albert Einstein a century ago, you were not alone.
We asked a few experts to explain it to us – to really break it down in …Gravitational Waves
Federal lawmakers on Friday implored the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to respond to growing alarm over what they said were dangerous amounts …Public Health
These are just some of the women who, historically speaking, didn’t give a single fuck.
1. Dr Elizabeth Blackwell (1821–1910)
English-born physician Elizabeth Blackwell was the first female MD in the United States. Rejected by many medical schools due to her gender, she ended up getting a place at …Ada Lovelace
Google just made it easier to visit some of the US' biggest landmarks without hopping on an airplane. It's teaming up with the National Park Service to offer 360-degree Street View imagery for 40 national parks and historic sites, ranging from Alcatraz's legendary prison to the ancient cliff …Google
LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama is granting national monument status to nearly 1.8 million acres of scenic Southern California desert, a move the White House says will maintain in perpetuity the region's fragile ecosystem and natural resources, as well as provide recreational …Nature
Podcasting has been experiencing a renaissance lately, and for good reason. Podcasts can be about a wide variety of topics, from Apple to sports, comedy, storytelling and so much more. It’s a great time to get into podcasting because the barrier to entry is so low and you don’t have to break the …Podcasting
Ever wonder how our public lands system became what it is today? Check out the legacies of eight presidents who made a big difference in American …
While some have been converted into private homes, restaurants, shops or museums, many of our country's most iconic grist mills still work, offering a glimpse into a bygone era that peaked during the Industrial Revolution. To celebrate those simpler times, we've rounded up a photo tour of America's …National Parks
When it comes to campsites, and even just RV life in general, one thing becomes evident pretty quickly – space is at a premium.
Whether you ask a …Camping
There’s something magical about a treehouse. And we’re not talking about your run-of-the-mill backyard hideaway filled with kids’ toys. These 10 examples are architectural gems that offer forest views and a cozy night’s sleep. And the best part? You can actually book them.
Photo: Adam …Western Canada
For years my wife and I have been getting phone calls about going solar, and for years we've ignored them because it was just too expensive. But today 26 solar panels are mounted on the south side of our roof. Each panel is worth over $1000, but they didn't cost us a cent. That's because Solar City …Renewable Energy
With a favorable exchange rate for Americans, it’s time to start crossing Canadian destinations off your bucket list.
If you’ve been waiting for the perfect moment to take a trip to Canada, now is the time to book. The exchange rate for the Canadian dollar—also known as the “loonie”—is hovering …Canada
Great beer, food—and economic opportunity.
At first glance, Oregon may look like a state of impractical, out-of-touch extremes, with the hipster, politically correct sensibility of “Portlandia” at one end, and the ultra right-wing standoff at Malheur Wildlife Refuge on the other. Neither of these …Hipsters
At CloudLine, the only thing we like better than a great pair of hiking socks is a good book, and our favorite books are about the adventures we live …Adventure Travel
Physicists have announced the discovery of gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of spacetime that were first anticipated by Albert Einstein a century ago.
“We have detected gravitational waves. We did it,” said David Reitze, executive director of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave …Gravitational Waves
This has turned into Gravity Week here in Washington. Loads of journalists (many in town for the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science) crammed into the National Press Club on Thursday morning for a news conference to discuss an experiment called LIGO, which …Gravitational Waves
UPDATED: 12:45 a.m. EST, with Cliven Bundy's arrest
UPDATED: 11:09 a.m. EST, with details of the live call with the remaining militia members.
The FBI closed in on the final four occupiers at a wildlife refuge in Oregon on Wednesday night that has been under the control of a self-described militia …Oregon
It’s an invigorating driving experience, this cliff-hugging, twisting route along the northern coast of California. Its one of the worlds most …Adventure Travel
Oregon is an adventurer's playground. Whether you're exploring one of their magical, misty beaches or discovering one of its many hidden waterfalls, …Flickr
1. Strawberry Bay Falls, Third Beach
There's nowhere better to kick off and end your trip than at a coastal waterfall. This horsetail cascade can be …Road Trips
The only constant is change. In evolution, there are, however, some exceptions. While the enormous diversity of life suggests that organisms are …Salmonella
The biggest recent news from Oregon has nothing to do with the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge near the high-desert town of Burns. It's about the state's economic health, the most improved in the U.S. last year.
The 27th-largest state, with almost 4 million people, had the …Economics