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Go Tell It on the Mountain, Part 2 - Argentina and Chile: Mountain-Combing on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 01.29.2017 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The second in the series on mountains and volcanoes I've met around the world, not necessarily the most famous or tallest, just beautiful mountain sce...

9 Stellar Places to Stargaze | Posted 06.24.2016 | Travel

You don't have to own a fancy computerized telescope or hold a degree in the planetary sciences to enjoy a simple night of stargazing. Here, peep the ...

Safari Experiences Around the World

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 02.14.2015 | Travel
Elizabeth Gordon

These amazing destinations get me excited about all the possibilities and all the experiences that can be found around the world for a safari-lover like me.

Deserts on 3 Continents, Part 2 -- the Atacama: Into the Sandbox on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 04.22.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

With about 0.59 inches of rain a year the Atacama, high in the Andes Mountains of northern Chile, is the driest place on Earth, and very likely its oldest desert, going back 3 million years.

The Driest Place on Earth

Celeste Moure | Posted 08.10.2013 | Travel
Celeste Moure

The driest place on Earth is a dramatic landscape of surreally fiery red canyons, grassy gorges, turquoise thermal lakes, cerulean lagoons and steaming geysers. Chile's Atacama looks like an alien planet (but it's a whole lot easier to get to).

Foiled Again: Lake Monster, Bigfoot Body and Alien Humanoid All in One Week

Sharon Hill | Posted 07.06.2013 | Weird News
Sharon Hill

Extraordinary things are extraordinary because they don't come along every day let alone three in a week.

NASA IMAGES: 32 Inches Of Snow Cover Driest Place On Earth

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.21.2011 | Green

Extreme weather is in the air. The following satellite photo shows South America's Atacama Desert region -- known as one of the driest places on Ea...