Video: Jaguar unveiled its new car model to the world — the #NewXF — making it cross the Thames river, in London, over a 34mm wide and 240m long high-wire. The car made it successfully to the other side, establishing an extraordinary new world record. More »
Did Jaguar's high-wire stunt above the River Thames in London make a big splash? You'll have to watch and find out. Suspended about 60 meters above the murky depths at Canary Wharf, Jim Dowdall, a veteran Hollywood stunt coordinator,...Show More Summary
A bill moving through New Mexico legislature would restrict access to rivers and streams that cross over private property. Voice your support for public access by contacting New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez and tell her to veto SB 226.
An incredibly important action alert from USAC. SB 226, restricts access to rivers and streams that cross over private property, like HB 141 in Utah. The Governor’s office is tallying votes. Voices, and numbers, may actually matter in this case. Show More Summary
After doing well in this first BFL spring event last year, I was really looking forward to fishing it again, but with a busy hectic spring, I found myself scrambling the Wednesday night before getting my boat and tackle ready for this...Show More Summary
Wikipedia: [Operation Plunder](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Plunder): >Beginning on the night of 23 March 1945, Operation Plunder was the crossing of the River Rhine at Rees, Wesel, and south of the Lippe River by the British 2nd Army... Show More Summary
It was 1973 the last time a new bridge opened over Portland's Willamette River: a double-decker span with eight lanes of freeway. Times have changed. When the Tilikum Crossing Bridge opens later this year, it will be one of the few in the U.S. that's purpose-built for transit, bikes and pedestrians—no cars allowed. Read more...
This is the text of a news release from the Ohio River Bridges Downtown Crossing Project.
Caltrans under Fire for Bay Bridge Leaks GA Senate Debates "Toll Lanes Forever" (Didn't Willie Nelson Write That Tune?) More Elizabeth River Crossing Billing Issues Icy Conditions Cause Spike on DFW...
This is the text of a news release from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC).
At the easternmost edge of Lake Erie, where the lake meets the Niagara River, the Peace Bridge connects the United States and Canada. The two-thirds-of-a-mile-long bridge is one of the busiest border crossings between the two countries, connecting Canada’s Fort Erie with Buffalo, New York. Show More Summary
The Bridge to Nowhere hike is a quintessential SoCal trail. The trail criss-crosses the East Fork of the San Gabriel River many times. In the spring, the water can run fast and deep. Sometimes it’s waist high in places, making crossing a wet proposition. Show More Summary
A design competition for a new Thames River crossing suggests that walking around London is about to get really exciting. If recent proposals are anything to go by, London will one day be the world's most fun place to be a pedestrian or a cyclist. Show More Summary
image via (cc) flickr user rod_waddington It’s estimated there are somewhere between 200-300 Cross River Gorillas left in the world, making them one of the planet’s most endangered primates. The Western Gorilla subspecies, so named for...Show More Summary
Chad Brown from Soul River has launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund a cross cultural expedition to educate 20 youth and fourteen veterans from the Portland-metro area and City of Vancouver Parks and Recreation to an Alaskan culture that relies heavily on the natural world and wildlife for sustenance and sustainability. LINK
More than two thousand years ago, ancient Greeks built pontoon bridges to cross the Bosphorus River from Europe to Asia. As time progressed, the Asian side of Istanbul grew as a largely residential area, housing roughly one-third of the city's population. Show More Summary
MY LOVE, DON'T CROSS THAT RIVER Alan Ginocchio who blogs at Some Final Thoughts let me know about the documentary, My Love, Don't Cross That River, that has broken all attendance records in its native country, South Korea. It tells....
A pipeline burst under the Yellowstone river on Saturday, resulting in a massive oil spill of over 50,000 gallons into the river and making residents extremely concerned about the proposed Keystone pipeline that is set to cross the river in the same city- Glendive, Montana. Show More Summary
Editor’s note: The Root’s editor-in-chief, Henry Louis Gates Jr., was one of 14 recipients Tuesday night of an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for his six-part PBS documentary, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. Here’s his acceptance speech for the award: