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30 Photos of Meadows in the Mountains That Prove It's the Festival of Our Wildest Dreams

Picking wildflowers in the greenest fields with festie friends. Watching the mists roll across the distant mountains while a DJ spins gold on the …

‘Very big shock:’ Nunavut man killed by polar bear while protecting his children

ARVIAT, Nunavut — A Nunavut man died this week while protecting his children from a rare polar bear attack.RCMP say Aaron Gibbons, 31, was on an …

Bear cam cub gets killed by a powerful male bear. Why?

The long-standing king of Alaska's Brooks River, Bear 856, killed a recently born cub along the river bank on July 3.<p>The killing event of a cub, or …

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania: The Complete Guide

Named for the Maasai word “siringet” (which translates roughly as “the place where the land runs on forever”) Serengeti National Park is the oldest …

Stunning photos show the beauty of the 19 new UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the globe

1/<p>1. Colombia's Chiribiquete national park is a new entrant. The site some of the most concentrated plant diversity in the Amazon and is famous for …

Why I Go On the Same Trip Every Year

Once is not enough for some national park experiences. Some places touch something deep inside, and you want to see them again, feel them again, …

Poachers were hunting rhinos. They were attacked by lions instead, game reserve says.

Sometime after the sun set Sunday, a group of men entered a dark South African reserve carrying a high-powered rifle, a silencer, an ax and a wire cutter — tools that poachers use to shoot and kill rhinos before sawing off their horns, according to Nick Fox, the owner of Sibuya Game Reserve.<p>At …

Wildlife

A Visitor's Guide and Itinerary for a Two-Day Trip to Huangshan

Travel to Huangshan - An Introduction<p><b>Huangshan</b>(黄山)literally means yellow mountain in Mandarin. It is a scenic area that covers over 250 square …

Yahoo Messenger is shutting down on July 17, redirects users to group messaging app Squirrel

It’s the end of an era for Yahoo Messenger, one of the first instant messaging apps on the market. Today, Oath (which also owns TechCrunch) announced that it would be winding down the service on July 17 as it continues to experiment and consider how and if it can have a relevant place in the …

Kilauea Volcano Eruption Filled In Hawaii's Biggest Lake In Hours, And Is Now Reshaping Coastline

Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano continues to reshape the Big Island with an unceasing flow of lava in the Eastern Rift Zone that has destroyed hundreds of structures and recently erased the island’s largest lake.<p>Flows of lava march all the way down to the Pacific Ocean where they are currently filling in …

Kilauea

The 7 Overland Trails in the U.S. For Your Bucket List

Think of overlanding, the latest craze in the adventure vehicle world, as backpacking, but with your car. Overland Journal (the go-to source on the …

Ecotourism | Center for Great Plains Studies | Nebraska

<i>Welcome to the Great Plains! One of the Center's biggest projects is ecotourism. Often disparaged as “fly-over” country, the Great Plains is, in</i> …

Villagers protect winged visitors with gusto

A group of youth stays put on the tank bund at a remote Veerannapalem village in Prakasam district all day for a big cause — ensuring safety and …

Ecotourism

Elephant Poo Poo Paper Park

You'll never meet anyone this passionate about elephant droppings.<p>Chiang Mai’s Elephant Poo Poo Park brings a whole new meaning to eco-tourism. The …

Ecotourism

Top 8 Kentucky Caves to Tour

We all know Kentucky's horse farms and hills are stunning sights, but have you explored what lies beneath those picturesque landscapes? You may not …

Trio Nabs First Ascent on ‘Ultra-Prominent’ Canadian Peak

Towering more than 1,500 meters above its surrounding summits, Jeannette Peak remained one of North America’s few unclimbed ‘ultra-prominent’ peaks. …

5 Awesome Unconventional River Rafting Trips

These new ways to get your spring/summer river fix are mixed with craft beer, music, yoga and more.<p>Does anything sound better than a craft beer after …

Beavers Emerge as Agents of Arctic Destruction

<i>Want the latest climate news in your inbox? You can sign up here to receive Climate Fwd:, our new email newsletter.</i><p>Even as climate change shrinks some populations of arctic animals like polar bears and caribou, beavers may be taking advantage of warming temperatures to expand their range. But as …

Global Warming

The 100 Most Amazing Space Photos of 2017

Milky Way Arcs Above Death Valley<p>Credit: Miguel Claro<p>From eclipses to comets and auroras, there were plenty of amazing celestial sights for …

US woman, 26, gives birth to baby girl from embryo frozen in 1992

A US woman has given birth to a healthy baby girl from an embryo that was frozen in 1992, in what doctors are describing as a "world record".<p>Emma Wren Gibson was born to Tennessee couple Tina and Benjamin Gibson after they opted to “adopt” a baby from donated eggs.<p>The couple only learned that the …

Prenatal Development

Capitol Hill Bean Soup Recipe

Step 1<p>Place beans in a Dutch oven; add water to cover, and soak 8 hours or overnight. Drain beans. Add ham bone and water. Cover and bring to a boil …

Stronger winds loom as crews make progress on California wildfire

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Crews battling Southern California's sprawling wildfire made incremental progress in containing the two-week-old blaze but faced forecasts for stronger winds on Wednesday that threatened to make it the biggest in state history.<p>Firefighters halted the spread of the so-called …

This Study on 3,000 Very Good Golden Retrievers Could Help All Dogs Live Longer

Who's a good boy?<p>Most dogs get poked and prodded at the veterinarian's office. Piper, a 4-year-old golden retriever in Chicago, gets far more …

The One Mistake Everyone Makes When Cooking Rice

Cooking rice on the stovetop or in the oven can prove surprisingly difficult. But unless you have a rice cooker or a pressure cooker (such as the …

Make This One-Pot Chicken Ranch Pasta ASAP

If you're craving cheesy, carby goodness, you've come to the right place. This easy rotini with chicken cooks up in one pot <i>and</i> it's served with …

Cooking

Neil deGrasse Tyson Brilliantly Trolls Flat-Earthers With 1 Hilarious Image

Here's a view of the moon you'll never see.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson has something he’d like the flat-Earthers to see.<p>Or rather, it’s something they’ll never see... and neither will anyone else, at least not in the real world.<p>The astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American …

Flat Earth Society

These 20 Winter Dinners Are as Easy as They Are Comforting

Winter weeknights are just like all other weeknights throughout the rest of the year — busy, busy, busy. Which means the season brings a desire for …

Cooking

Malcolm Young, AC/DC Guitarist and Co-Founder, Dead at 64

Malcolm Young, guitarist and co-founder of AC/DC, died Saturday at the age of 64. Young had been suffering with dementia for the past three years, an …

Chocolate Mousse Recipe

13 Human Foods That Can Also Help Pets Stay Healthy

Whether it’s cooking them special meals or sneaking them bits of food as we cook, we love to spoil our pets with treats. They certainly deserve it, …