Zach Trumbo

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

A savage journey to the heart of the American dream<p>We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I …

Rare Weather Phenomenon Fills Grand Canyon with Fog

What an awe-inspiring sight! A few days ago, on Friday, November 29, The Grand Canyon was taken over by a rare weather phenomenon that filled the entire canyon with a thick layer of fog. The occurrence, called a temperature inversion, caused everyone, including rangers, to flock to the rim to take …

National Parks

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

Generation slowpoke? Kids don't run as fast as parents once did, study finds - TODAY.com

Seb Oliver / Today<p>Despite their "pumped up kicks,” kids today aren’t running nearly as fast as their parents did at the same age. In fact, in a one-mile run, youngsters now are about 1.5 minutes slower on those laps than children 30 years ago, according to a new study.<p>Australian researchers …

Teens

Police: Prominent Va. Lawmaker Apparently Stabbed By Son

<i>(Click here to jump to latest update.)</i><p>Creigh Deeds, a Democratic state senator in Virginia who was his party's 2009 gubernatorial nominee, "is in critical condition at the University of Virginia Medical Center after he was stabbed in his home Tuesday morning," Richmond's WRIC-TV reports.<p>The station …

What Mars looked like 4 billion years ago

Incredible Panoramas Of The World's Most Beautiful Places

AirPano is made of eight team members, who have wide-ranging backgrounds (civil engineering and medical cybernetics, among others). The amateur photographers are currently traveling around the world, shooting major cities and other sites of interest.<p>The group mainly shoots from helicopters, using a …

Photography

Colour Cascade

Amazing Places to See Before You Die

The vivid art of the colorizer

Is 'colorization' a trashy fad or a brilliant way to breathe new life into fading historic images?<p>A whole new artform, or wilful desecration? Bringing the past to life, or changing history? The jury's still out on colorization (sic): taking old black-and-white photographs of famous people or …

Emerson College Is Naming Its Communications School After Ron Burgundy

Joel Ryan/Invision/AP<p>He's kind of a big deal, and now legendary news anchor Ron Burgundy is getting a communications school named after him -- for one day, anyway.<p>On December 4, Boston's Emerson College will (just for the day) rename its communications program the Ron Burgundy School of …

Leviathan: the film that lays bare the apocalyptic world of fishing

Two arthouse film-makers took to the raging seas with fishermen from the New England town where Moby-Dick was set – and returned with a shocking record of a savage industry<p>Leviathan is an extraordinary collision of genres: an art film made by a pair of British and French anthropologists that works …

Historical photographs get a 'colorized' makeover - in pictures

Do historic photographs look better in colour? The colorizers think so. Skilled digital artists such as Sanna Dullaway and Jordan J Lloyd are keen to remind us that the past was as colourful as the present – and their message is spreading though Reddit and Facebook. • Read Jon Henley on the …

Rounded Forest Design Plans Revealed for NYC's the High Line

The High Line in New York City has rapidly developed over the years, becoming quite the spot for tourists and locals alike. Just recently, developers announced the final phase of construction for the 1-mile elevated park, which is built on a historic piece of New York railroad. The plans consist of …

New York City

Top 10 irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth - in pictures

The most irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth have been identified by an international team of scientists, based on the large numbers of threatened animals and birds they harbour. They range from a misty mountain refuge for nature in Colombia, to the rainforests of Madagascar, the elephant-rich …

A Modern-Day Hanging Gardens Of Babylon

The Parkroyal Hotel on Pickering is a contemporary interpretation of Babylonian hanging gardens, via Southeast Asia.<p>Singapore prides itself on its green-minded policies. With a well-connected public transportation network, robust water collection and treatment infrastructure, and a promise to …

Architecture

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

Drugs Will Kill Your Friends

Comedian Rob Delaney reflects on his time in rehab.<p>Three guys died when I was at the halfway house: Chris, Arturo, and Luke. They all died right after I left in pretty quick succession. Each one hurt like a motherfucker.<p>I haven’t been to war, so I can’t comment on what that experience is like, but …

Bryce Harper could file grievance with Nationals

Harper and the Nationals could be headed for a grievance hearing next winter if they don't grant him arbitration eligibility.<p>An unusual discrepancy in Bryce Harper's contract could lead to a legal dispute between the star outfielder and the Washington Nationals after the 2014 season, according to …

Dodgers reliever says Yasiel Puig was bullied in clubhouse

While talking to a group of 4-year-olds as part of his anti-bullying project, Dodgers reliever J.P. Howell told the kids that rookie sensation Yasiel Puig was bullied in his debut Major League season. The <i>Los Angeles Times</i> recaps:<p>Howell said he saw Yasiel Puig bullied in the Dodgers’ clubhouse, …

Make-A-Wish Helps Batkid Save the City of San Francisco

Today, a 5-year-old named Miles Scott is having a day he'll never forget. Battling leukemia since he was just one, Miles is fulfilling his dream of becoming Batkid with the help of Make-A-Wish Foundation and thousands upon thousands of supportive fans who are in San Francisco. (See original post, …

San Francisco

Student newspaper under fire for ban on mascot's 'Redskins' name

Classic court cases involving students and free speech usually involve teens trying to push the limits of provocative, political or even profane language.<p>But a looming clash of cultures at a suburban Philadelphia football powerhouse presents a new twist on the usual First Amendment fight.<p>Editors of …

Hawaii: The new battleground for GMO regulation

Kauai island is debating bills that would require companies to disclose details about their use of pesticides<p>Lawmakers in Kauai today will decide the fate of a hotly debated bill that would require agri-biotech companies to disclose details about the pesticides they are using as well as the …