Clint Wells

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Zelten für ein besseres Klima Das Dorf Manheim im Rheinland wird bald abgebaggert, weil darunter wertvolle Braunkohle lagert. 700 Umweltschützer aus ganz Europa treffen sich deshalb in dem Ort und sprechen über ihre Visionen für eine bessere Welt. (rb) http://bit.ly/17uecW9

The planet’s most spellbinding sights

Most everyday experiences are lessons in the inevitable pull of the future: books are replaced with e-books, laptops are replaced with tablet computers, billions of dollars are replaced with trillions of dollars, fresh is replaced with cling-wrapped. When travelling, however, you may find fragile …

National Parks

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

Hiking

Adventures on Instagram

You no longer need a thousand-dollar camera to take awe-inspiring shots. All you really need is an iPhone, an Instagram account, and a sharp eye. Just take it from the guys at Camp 4 Collective —Jimmy Chin, Anson Fogel, Renan Ozturk, and Alex Honnold, recently featured in the Instagram blog. They …

Diana Nyad Making (Another) Attempt at Cuba to Florida Swim

Diana Nyad lands in Cuba today for her fifth attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida.<p>She wrote on her blog yesterday that the weather did not look favorable, but that she would persevere.<p>The weather forecast, seemingly perfect as of yesterday, is now turning against us somewhat. We will make final …

Charging Time, Not Range, Is the Biggest EV Issue | WIRED

You have no idea how fast traffic moves on an interstate until you’re trundling along at 65 mph. At that speed, everyone is whizzing past, including …

A/B Test: Comparing Orbital Science’s Rocket to SpaceX’s | WIRED

We have a space station in permanent orbit ... but not a lot of rockets that can get there. On the assumption that the free market can blast us to …

Crocodile traps man on island for two weeks

(Newser) – Talk about a vacation gone wrong: A New Zealand kayaker spent two weeks trapped on an island about 2.5 miles off Western Australia's far northern coast because he feared a 20-foot crocodile would eat him.<p>The man, named only as Ryan, told his eventual rescuer that he was "stalked" by the …

What is Stockholm syndrome?

<b>Forty years ago, the term Stockholm Syndrome was coined at the end of a six-day bank siege. What is it and why is it cited time and again in hostage situations?</b><p>Most people know the phrase Stockholm Syndrome from the numerous high-profile kidnapping and hostage cases - usually involving women - in …