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Great Photos of High Life and Low Life in the American Desert

Three recent photo books offer very different perspectives on life in the American desert. Vacancy: The Gateway to Death Valley (Kehrer), by Pamela Littky, documents scenes in Beatty, Nevada, and Baker, California. In The Good Life:Show More Summary

Massive Death Coming to Silicon Valley? A Prominent Venture Capitalist Speaks Out

It’s refreshing to see a prominent investor speak openly and honestly about the dangers he sees -- even if that honesty threatens his short-term returns...

LSU Fans Topple over While Necking at Death Valley

Love is patient. Love is kind. Love does not envy or boast, but it will force its whisky breath upon you before taking you on a 50-50 rail slide down the stadium bleachers. Two LSU fans are likely icing their bruises and loins afterShow More Summary

ARIZONA: Federal Judge Orders State To Recognize Marriage On Death Certificate

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via press release from Lambda Legal: A federal district court judge ordered the state of Arizona today to provide a death certificate that accurately reflects a recently deceased Green Valley man’s marriage to another man. Lambda Legal...Show More Summary

Biologists try to dig endangered pupfish out of its hole

A biologist is giving important guidance in the efforts to rescue a critically endangered fish found only in Devils Hole, about 60 miles east of Death Valley National Park. It is estimated that fewer than 100 Devils Hole pupfish remain. Considered the world's rarest fish, the wild pupfish faces a 28 to 32 percent risk of extinction over the next 20 years.

Sailing Stones: Mystery No More

My first research project, my first research paper, was on a perplexing phenomenon: the sliding rocks of Death Valley’s Racetrack playa. Racetrack playa is a large desolate dry lake bed that has one distinguishing feature above and beyond its amazing … Continue reading ?

CMT's Groundbreaking Four-Night Event 'Death Valley' to Premiere Wednesday, October 1

CMT is unveiling a shockingly eerie series with the premiere of DEATH VALLEY, a four night CMT Special Event which kicks off Wednesday October 1

‘Ghosts of Death Valley’, Stunning Time-Lapse Video of the Night Sky Above the Nevada Desert

last weekOdd : Laughing Squid

“Ghosts of Death Valley” by JJ Dreier and Django Greenblatt-Seay is a short compilation of stunning time-lapse video of the skies above Rhyolite, Nevada, a gold rush-era ghost town located near the edge of Death Valley. images via Tree Speed via SLR Lounge, PetaPixel

Mystery Of Death Valley's Sailing Stones Explained

last weekOdd : Neatorama

Visitors to Death Valley, whether in person or via the interwebs, have noticed a strange phenomenon that takes place with some of the Valley’s rocks- they seem to be moving across the valley floor. The rocks in Racetrack Playa move slowly...Show More Summary

Death Valley Resort Cuts Solid Waste, Water Use

After enacting series of sustainability initiatives, Furnace Creek Resort in Death Valley National Park has reduced solid waste by 44 percent, water usage has dropped 19 percent and electricity use is down 18 percent since 2010. In that same time period, the California resort says sustainably sourced food is up 19 percent and recycling is […]

Death Valley’s famous moving stones, caught in the act

Finally, the rocks of Racetrack Playa observed making their mysterious journeys.

Movement of Death Valley's "racetrack" rocks finally explained

2 weeks agoOdd : TYWKIWDBI

Rocks of various heft – some weighing 600 pounds or more – leave trails that wiggle like snakes or form complete loops or even rectangles. The trails are cut sharply into the earth but no other tracks are visible.Theories over the decades...Show More Summary

This week in science: of mites and men

A mysterious sailing stone in Death Valley. How these boulders weighing up almost a thousand pounds move across the valley floor has confounded scientists and skeptics for decades. People have wondered about this odd mystery for years. Show More Summary

5 Most Incredible Discoveries of the Week

A Death Valley mystery potentially solved and a strange revelation about Hello Kitty make the list: Death Valley's Moving Rock Puzzle Finally Cracked : For at least a century, the "slithering stones" of Death Valley—rocks, some of them boulders weighing more than 600 pounds, that move across the desert floor...

Scientists Solve the Mystery of Death Valley’s ‘Wandering Stones’

After 50 years, scientists have found the force behind a freaky phenomenon in Death Valley: rocks that seem to wander across the desert. Researchers recently recorded the first observation of

Mystery of the sailing stones of Death Valley solved – ‘climate change’ immediately blamed for no good reason

The discovery of the mechanism that causes “sailing stones” in Death Valley is actually a great example of observational science, it just too bad these scientists ruined the announcement by blaming “climate change” instead of the things that ACTUALLY drive the flooding of the playa, like regional weather patterns, the PDO, and ENSO. Watch the…

Scientists Solve Mystery of Death Valley's Moving Rocks

Scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, have solved the mystery-phenomenon of Death Valley's moving rocks, which have for years moved across the desert on their own. TheoriesShow More Summary

Dog owner guilty of murder in 2013 mauling of woman in Antelope Valley

A dog owner was convicted Friday of second-degree murder in the mauling death last year of a woman who was attacked by four pit bills in the Antelope Valley town of Littlerock.

Ebola Survivor 'Walked Through the Valley of Death'

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

Dr. Philip Ireland Will Go Back to Treating Patients

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