Post by Emily Cardoza. If you like sweet baby names with style, why not get inspired by the beautiful and dynamic American South? The South has everything -- mountains and plains, tasty cuisine, red states and blue states, and all kinds of unique individuals with their own brand of Southern hospitality. Show More Summary
Alaska, by far the largest state in the USA, is filled with endless natural treasures including untamed wildlife, pristine forests, majestic mountains and powerful waterfalls, but for sheer awesomeness, there is nothing more humbling than actually stan... via JustLuxe.com
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar security forces killed three people while clearing a suspected Rohingya insurgent training camp in the mountains in the troubled northwestern state of Rakhine, the state-run Global New Light of Myanmar daily said on Thursday.
A Catskill Mountain swimming hole is so crowded that state officials are encouraging people to swim elsewhere. The area known as the Peekamoose Blue Hole, in Ulster County, has always been popular. But New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation says crowds of people started coming in 2015 after social media and websites touted it as [...]
It’s been roughly a decade since Daimler’s Smart Automobile first caressed America’s purple mountains and amber waves of grain with the microscopic Fortwo. Despite a promising first year in the United States, the brand never really managed to carve a space out for itself in a competitive and size-obsessed marketplace. Show More Summary
Here’s a look at some players to keep an eye in the Mountain West Conference who could make an impact this college football season: Josh Allen, QB, Wyoming The Buzz: All eyes will be on Allen, who’s earning good preseason buzz after a terrific sophomore season for the Cowboys, one in which he earned...
The latest territorial conquest by the Islamic State will be familiar to anyone who remembers the US hunt for Osama bin Laden: the mountainous Tora Bora region of Afghanistan. The New York Times reports that ISIS has gained control of the complex of caves and tunnels once used as a...
Islamic State fighters have captured Tora Bora, a mountain cave complex in eastern Afghanistan that was once the hideout of Osama bin Laden, officials said Thursday, despite pressure on the jihadists from US-led forces. The militants...Show More Summary
The Islamic State group said its fighters have captured Osama bin Laden's infamous Tora Bora mountain hideout in eastern Afghanistan but the Taliban on Thursday dismissed the claim, saying they … Click to Continue »
JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Pressed by Afghan and U.S. forces, Islamic State militants have seized a new stronghold in Tora Bora, a mountainous area dotted with caves along Afghanistan's border with Pakistan, officials said on Thursday.
Rivers throughout the Western United States are thundering with greater force than they have for years -- and proving deadly as warm weather melts some of the deepest mountain snowpacks in recent memory. Heavy snowfall in the Cascade...Show More Summary
Massive waterfalls in Yosemite National Park and rivers raging in mountains throughout the western United States are thundering with greater force than they have for years—and proving deadly as warm weather melts the deepest mountain snowpack in recent memory.
A plan to build a repository in granite bedrock has progressed smoothly for years, in contrast to the United States’ experience with Yucca Mountain.
West Virginia University economists say their business index shows improvement in the state's economy for the past nine months. Their Mountain State Business Index, after recording a slight monthly increase … Click to Continue »
Think of Arizona and you?ll probably picture sweeping mountain ranges, glowing sandstone, Cowboy culture and expansive desert. Arizona does boast all of this rugged beauty, yet this fascinating Southwestern state has a softer side too. Show More Summary
State officials have released a recreation management plan for nearly 4,000 acres (1618 hectares) of land in the central Adirondack Mountains. The plan is for the Cedarlands Conservation Easement in … Click to Continue »
Summary: Getting a Rocky Mountain high may soon be legal in all 50 states, which means pot is fast on its way to becoming just another industry, albeit an exploding one. And as the marijuana industry comes aboveground, it’s opening a huge space for the usual disruptors — tech startups and data analytics firms.
Somewhere deep in Rocky Mountain country the United States is training two elite Airforce attack squadrons to protect the world — or at least the US — from space attacks. The 26th and 527th Space Aggressor Squadrons (SAS) have been tasked...Show More Summary
Winding through the mountains on the edge of the Chattahoochee National Forest, State Route 52 drips with deciduous jewels in fall: golden-yellow oaks and ginkgoes, deep-purple sweetgums, blazing-red maples.
Colorado currently has 58 mountain peaks that are at least 14,000 feet in elevation or taller, also called "fourteeners." The state has a lot to offer people who love nature, and its numerous outdoor activity options like climbing, kayaking, biking, fishing or hiking want to make you go outside, explore, and seek adventure. Show More Summary