When is the next bathroom? Will there be flush toilets at the campground? What about showers?Geology field tripping in Death Valley National Park in the modern era is a far cry from the adventures of centuries past, specifically theShow More Summary
Facebook Friends: over 4,000. Real friends: ? Sarah Smick brings her film FRIENDED TO DEATH to Cinequest on Friday, March 7. In the valley where Facebook was created, this film should be very popular. 1Q: Tell us a little about the origins of FRIENDED TO DEATH, from concept to financing.. First, let me offer some [...]
It's been a miserable year, one of the worst on record. For the last year much of California, including my home in the Great Valley, has received an amount of rain more appropriate to Death Valley than to one of the most fertile agricultural regions on the planet. Show More Summary
The desert town of Baker ("Gateway to Death Valley") has 780 people, no stop lights, a broken giant thermometer, and a really successful jerky shack to its name, but one resident, jerky shack proprietor Luis Ramallo, is hoping to...
This morning's key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Tensions escalate between Ukraine and Russia The Charge of the Light Brigade into the Valley of Death Knife-wielding mob of probable Xinjiang terrorists kill 28 in southern China...Show More Summary
The lands east of the Sierra Nevada are dry. The massive mountain wall of granitic rock captures the Pacific storms that reach California and wrings the moisture out, leaving barren deserts and culminating in the hottest spot in the world and the driest locality in North America: Death Valley. Show More Summary
Adding to the growing list of 2014 celebrity deaths, Jim Lange died of a heart attack at the age of 81 in his Mill Valley, California home on Tuesday (February 25). As the original host of “The Dating Game” back in the 1960s and 1970s,...Show More Summary
This four-bedroom Encinitas mansion, built in the early aughts—so, basically the valley of the shadow of death, as far as interior decorating was concerned—makes that most wrote of listing boasts right off...
Quick: name five cleantech companies that have successfully brought technology from the lab to market. Don't be surprised if you struggle. Some of the best minds in energy innovation at the MIT Energy Conference last week fumbled through that question as well. read more
The next stop on our way to Death Valley National Park was one of the most ideal locations for learning the basics of stratigraphy to be found anywhere: Red Rock Canyon State Park in the El Paso Mountains along the Garlock Fault. The...Show More Summary
Ropy lenticular cloud, southern Sierra Nevada on the Kern River. Photo by Mrs. Geotripper. Our recent adventure in Death Valley National Park had some preliminaries. One doesn't just go headlong into the Valley of Death without a bit of preparation. Show More Summary
Ladies first, I insist. This is a commercial for a Mercedes F-CELL vehicle featuring Hollywood couple I'm not familiar with Joshua Jackson (who I researched and discovered is famous for being on Dawson's Creek) and Diane Kruger (who I did not research but assume is famous for previously being married to Freddy Krueger and not taking his full name). Show More Summary
Desert Gold near Ashford Mill A visit to Death Valley generally comes with an expectation that conditions are going to be dry. The valley floor may average no more than 2 inches of rain in a normal year, and this year is far from normal. Show More Summary
Dantes View at Death Valley National Park It's geology in the starkest terms. Death Valley is a place where the crust has been torn asunder, with valley floors lying below sea level next to peaks that reach 11,000 feet. Rocks here are rarely hidden by vegetation or soil. Show More Summary
Into the valley of death rode the 600! Actually just the six. Titanfall is still a few weeks away from release but the Joystiq Troopers are amongst the many honing their skills in the Xbox One and PC betas currently underway. Last Thursday, Joystiq...
Last week, dozens of people, including Google energy chief Rick Needham and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, trekked out to the California-Nevada border in middle of the Death Valley to dedicate what is believed to be the world's largest solar thermal facility in the world. Show More Summary
They talk about the “valley of death” that technology startups face. Maybe for ocean energy it ought to be called the Mariana Trench of death. It’s deep, with precious little funding floating around to help a new wave or advanced tidal concept make it to the commercial prototype stage in the long development process. read more
Ruby Trautz, a retired registered nurse from Bellevue, NE, was the first fatality in the 2006 E. coli O157:H7 outbreak linked to Dole bagged baby spinach produced in the Salinas Valley of California. Trautz, 81, died Aug. 31, 2006, after several days in the hospital She was one of four people who passed away after... Continue Reading
It's finally dawning on me: I'm hitting the road again. With students! I often imagine while in a classroom of having the walls and doors fading away into an open landscape where the principles I am discussing appear in front of us and around us in perfect clarity. Show More Summary
John Gray is emeritus professor of European thought at the London School of Economics and author of "The Immortalization Commission: Science and the Strange Quest to Cheat Death" (Penguin Books and Farrar, Strauss Giroux). LONDON -- Human knowledge is increasing today more than at any time in the past, and at an accelerating rate. Show More Summary