Great ski towns these days aren't just about great slopes. While that is of supreme importance when choosing a mountain to ride, it isn't all that matters when deciding on a ski getaway destination. A beautiful and quaint town, artisan boutiques, friendly locals and personalized lodging are just a few of our criteria.
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.
In some states the average debt per person is higher than others. But where does Illinois fall on that list. We'll give you a hint: it's not number one. That "honor" falls to Alaska, and it's not even close between Alaska and the number two state, Colorado.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Feb 5, 2014 How unusual has the weather been? N...
Withholding food is something we don't do to even the worst of criminals locked up in prison, even though they're mature enough to be held responsible for their own actions. Why would anyone think it's OK to do this to kids?
Poor cigarette smokers. As nonsmoking spaces become the norm in the U.S. and around the world, it must be hard for them to find hotel rooms where they're allowed to light up.
Colorado has worked hard to create smart, forward-thinking election laws and process, and now a bipartisan, presidential commission has validated our efforts and recommended similar reforms in all states.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 29 2014 How unusual has the weather been? No ...
If we were to measure the real wealth of our society -- our health and well-being, the health of the natural world, our level of education, etc. -- we would see that inequality itself is reducing our nation's well being, and the power of big corporations is allowing the degradation of our communities and environment.
Just as the Super Bowl is a monument to commerce, arguments about legalizing marijuana tend to contain a lot of dollar signs.
Most people think Aspen is another expensive ski town. I went two weeks ago with my son for his 13th birthday, and I was amazed of all the free/nearly free awesome things to do. Here are my top eight picks.
I have spent almost 30 years studying the history and progress of our nation's drug policy and working toward reform. I believe the harms resulting from the prohibition of drugs, particularly marijuana, put our children at much greater risk than legalization does.
I chose Colorado because I wanted good snow in December, and there aren't that many places you can be sure to get it. In California, December snow is inconsistent: In 2012, the Sierra Nevadas had more snow than any other mountain range in the world. In 2013: nada. It was all man-made.
Do you go for the one with the large... acreage... or do you opt for the one that everyone else has already dated? It's a difficult dance, one that takes years to master.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter. DAILY CLIMATE CHANGE: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 22 2014 How unusual has the weather been? No ...
It's difficult to overstate just how important last week's victory in Oklahoma is. And it's the second time in recent weeks that a federal court has overturned bans on marriage equality in this circuit.