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Inner Beginners, Entrepreneurs and the Future of Creativity

Creativity favors the inner beginner. This was the message we took home last month from a national symposium on creativity at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. A light green haze hung in the dogwoods in and around campus, but spring was not the only thing in the air there. Show More Summary

Conscience rocks

yesterdayOdd : Kottke.org

Removal of items from US National Parks is illegal (or at least highly frowned upon). In the case of the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona, the removal of petrified wood has come to be seen by some as unlucky. Bad Luck, Hot Rocks...Show More Summary

Congressman Doug Collins: Northeast GA To Benefit From Fed Land Sale

Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA-09) issued a press release yesterday concerning the federal land sale of under-used tracts of the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest: Today, Congressman Doug Collins (GA-09) introduced the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest Land Adjustment Act to facilitate transfer of under-used U.S. Show More Summary

Men Chase Bigfoot and Return to a Torn Up Camp on a Canoe Trip in VA

This story I heard while on a canoe trip through the George Washington Nation Forest in Va. We had tied off for the second night and set up camp. Just before dusk another canoe with two locals joined us and while talking around the fire I asked the usual question... Have you ever seen a Bigfoot out here? Let's hear his story.

Don't Lose the Forest for the Trees: Dollar Rally Still in Early Days

Many investors appear to have lost their bearings. It is as if the proverbial rug has been pulled from beneath their feet. Last week's bolt from the blue by the Swiss National Bank is simply the latest in a string of significant surprises. Show More Summary

California's only known wolverine nearing end of his natural life

California’s only known wild wolverine is still alive and roaming somewhere in the Tahoe National Forest, but he is nearing the end of his natural life.

Forest City Enterprises Inc (FCEA) Investor Conference Call Transcript

Below is the transcript of the Forest City Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:FCE.A) Investor Conference Call, held on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at 10:00 am EST. Forest City Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:FCE.A) is an NYSE-listed national real estate company. Show More Summary

2,000 rally against plan to put high-speed rail in Angeles forest

A proposal to lay high-speed rail tracks through California's Angeles National Forest brought thousands of opponents to a rally Tuesday night in the eastern San Fernando Valley.

National parks and forests offer free admission on MLK Day

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

You can visit the country's national parks and forests for free on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the first fee-free day of the new year.

The Coppermine Trail and Bridal Veil Falls

Bridal Veil Falls is a 80 foot waterfall located near the tiny town of Franconia on the western-most edge of the White Mountain National Forest. It’s one of the most photographed waterfalls in the White Mountains, according to New England Waterfalls, the foremost reference on waterfalls in the Whites. We had a big thaw in […]            

Hurricane-resistant cabins overlook coastal marshlands in the Chesapeake Bay

Located near the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, the 2,200-square-foot House on Hoopers Island enjoys views of a pristine estuarine marshland ecosystem, pine forest, and bay. The vacation residence consists of three main buildings elevated three feet

North Korea Calls Obama A "Monkey", Threatens "Inescapable Deadly Blows"

In a televised address to the nation, North Korea slammed US President Obama following the release of The Interview, which features a fictional plot to kill its leader Kim Jong-Un, as a "monkey inhabiting a tropical forest," accusing...Show More Summary

Caught On Tape: What Happens When A California Driver Finally Snaps

In the idyllic foothills of the Sierras amid the forested beauty of Tahoe National Forest, it appears the California drought finally got to Deirdre Orozco. As the following crazy clip shows, the 50-year-old Santa Clara woman went full...Show More Summary

One Of The Most Magical Photos I Have Seen This Year

Today’s National Geographic Your Shot editor’s pick is this stunning image of what seems to be a man/alien hovering over the ground in a forest. In reality, it is a surreal photo of a diver in a cenote, in the Yucatán, Mexico. The lighting is so perfect and the water so clear that you can’t really tell what’s going on. More »      

Tropical Countries Vow to Fight Deforestation at Lima Climate Conference

Last week in Lima, pledges to the Global Climate Fund topped $10 billion, with new contributions not only from wealthy nations like Belgium and Australia, but also from developing forest nations like Peru and Colombia.

Even in restored forests, extreme weather strongly influences wildfire's impacts

A new study examined how the Rim Fire burned through forests with restored fire regimes in Yosemite National Park to determine whether they were as resistant to high-severity fire as many scientists and land managers expected.

#2014ForestHillsDrive: J.Cole Speaks On Topping The Billboard 200 With 375k In First-Week Sales – “The Real Is Back”

J.Cole Lands Atop The Billboard 200 With First Week Debut Of “2014 Forest Hills Drive Talented Roc Nation lyricist J.Cole has been arguably the most underrated rapper on the mainstream music scene since first making his way into the game,

Navy Wants Permission for Electromagnetic Wargames Over Olympic National Park

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

JamesChen/Shutterstock The skies above the Olympic National Forest, potential training site for electromagnetic warfare. From Truthout: If the US Navy gets its way, it will begin flying Growler supersonic warplanes over Olympic National...Show More Summary

New Bill Would Ban Fracking In National Parks And Forests

“Federal lands should be preserved for the public good.” The post New Bill Would Ban Fracking In National Parks And Forests appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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