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Cross the Border, Pay $5,000 Fine?

U.S. Border Patrol agents slapped a $5,000 fine on an American citizen this week for slipping into the United States from Canada on a mountain bike, the agency announced Wednesday. The 40-year-old American and his 44-year-old Canadian...Show More Summary

Slain mountain lion confirmed as cat that attacked Calif. boy

A mountain lion that was shot out of a tree by California wildlife officers has been confirmed by DNA testing to be the same cat that attacked a 6-year-old boy earlier this week, state officials said on Friday. Samples of DNA taken from...Show More Summary

Slain Calif. mountain lion confirmed as cat that attacked boy

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

A mountain lion that was shot out of a tree by California wildlife officers has been confirmed by DNA testing to be the same cat that attacked a 6-year-old boy earlier this week, state officials said on Friday. Samples of DNA taken from...Show More Summary

The Women Fighters Taking on ISIS

ERBIL, Iraq—As the Islamic State fighters tore through northern Iraq in a murderous rampage, the women were called to come down from the mountains One woman known as Ozlem, a longtime fighter with a Kurdish guerrilla group, was sent to defend Makhmour, a town with more than 12,000 Kurds. Show More Summary

How to Be Less Manic and More Productive: An Effective Executive's Surprising Workday Routine

Today's business leaders are in a constant state of rush and hurry. There's much more to do than time in which to do it; a mountain of emails to answer, a forest of fires to put out... and that's before we even get to the "real work"...Show More Summary

Turning Over A New Leaf

Deborah and I just got home from a trip to Pipestem State Park in West Virginia. What a beautiful state. Always love visiting there, anywhere in the Blue Ridge Mountains ain't bad. I shot lots of pictures this weekend. We were doingShow More Summary

Climbing The Snowiest Mountain In The World

The snowiest mountain in the world can be found in the US. I travelled to the North Cascades in Washington State to climb Mt Baker with world-renowned climbing guide, Craig Van Hoy. More »      

Michigan vs. Notre Dame: Wolverines Run Game Key to Victory over Fighting Irish

The Michigan Wolverines put on an offensive demo against an Appalachian State Mountaineers team that was woefully outmatched on both sides of the ball. This week will be different, going up against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Their program is ranked 16th in the nation and put on a similarly impressive showing in Week 2, defeating Rice 48-17. Show More Summary

Appalachian State's Simms McElfresh Makes Acrobatic Touchdown Catch vs. Michigan

The Michigan Wolverines have easily handled Appalachian State so far Saturday, but the Mountaineers were finally able to get on the board with this fantastic catch. In the third quarter, wide receiver Simms McElfresh made this terrific...Show More Summary

Ukrainian cargo plane crashes in Algeria

Algeria’s state news service is reporting that a Ukrainian civilian cargo plane has crashed in the mountains near the southern city of Tamanrasset. According to APS, the state news agency, the Antonov An-12 carrying seven crew members was on its way to Equatorial Guinea when it went down at about 2:40 a.m. Show More Summary

CESA: Combining solar with energy storage the future of clean energy

Green Mountain Power (GMP) has begun construction on a “solar + storage microgrid” project in Rutland, Vt., which is being partially funded a federal-state-NGO partnership involving the State of Vermont; the U.S. Department of Energy...Show More Summary

How to watch Colorado vs. CSU: Preview, TV schedule, odds and more

The Rocky Mountain Showdown kicks off the 2014 season for Colorado's two biggest programs. For the third consecutive year, the Colorado Buffaloes and Colorado State Rams open their seasons with a renewal of one of the nation's most underrated rivalries. Show More Summary

Motherless Mountain Lion Cub Found in Washington State

2 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

This male mountain lion cub was found dehydrated and malnourished by a resident of Spokane, Washington. At the time, he was just three weeks old. Washington state fish and wildlife authorities conducted a fruitless search for the cub's parents. Show More Summary

GoPro Video of a Jet Ski Riding at High Speed Through a Narrow Canyon

2 weeks agoOdd : Laughing Squid

California Polytechnic State University student Christian Yellott recently captured some first-person GoPro footage of a fast jet ski trip through Mountain Sheep Canyon on Lake Powell in Arizona that bears more than a passing resemblance to a video game. via reddit

Would You Eat This Buffalo Crunch Donut From Tim Hortons?

The newest denizen of the Burger King kingdom will be selling Buffalo-sauce donuts at the New York State Fair through Monday. Yesterday we scaled Arby's "Meat Mountain" sandwich. And today, we learned that Tim Hortons is rolling out a "Buffalo Crunch Donut" that encases tangy Buffalo sauce in a glazed-donut jacuzzi. Let's take a dip! Read Full Story

'New Girl' Season 4: Alan Ritchson cast as a lover who tortures Jess

Jess and Nick are very single in "New Girl" Season 4. And while we know next to nothing about Nick's potential gal pals, Jess' roster is really starting to shape up. The latest guy to join the pack -- "Blue Mountain State" star, Alan Ritchson. Show More Summary

Goodman Mountain

by Bill McKibben New York State officials are gathering in a remote part of my beloved Adirondacks this splendid August day to dedicate a new hiking trail up a mountain with a new name: Goodman Mountain, in honor of Andrew Goodman, one of the three civil rights volunteers killed fifty years ago in Philadelphia Mississippi […]

400 gnomes disappeared in Austria, and it’s causing a political scandal

2 weeks agoNews : BlogPost

Last weekend in the mountainous Austrian state of Vorarlberg, 400 gnomes disappeared. Nobody knows where they have gone. But everyone knows it's down to politics. With regional elections set for Sept. 21, the left-wing Social Democratic Party ordered 20,000 gnomes called "Coolmen" earlier this year. Show More Summary

Michigan Wolverines vs. Appalachian State Mountaineers Complete Game Preview

Michigan enters its opener determined to bounce back from last season’s 7-6 record and vanquish the ghosts of one the program’s most devastating defeats. Date: Saturday, November 30, 2013 Time: Noon ET Place: Michigan Stadium (109,901), Ann Arbor, Michigan. Series vs. Show More Summary

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