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National Park Has Expertly Timed Tweets As Trump Plots Anti-Muslim Policy

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.26.2017 | Politics

A day after the Badlands National Park account began tweeting out climate change facts — only to have the tweets later disappear — another nationa...

USAGov's 11 National Parks You Can't Miss in 2016

USA.gov | Posted 08.24.2016 | Travel
USA.gov

Time flies whether you're inside or outside. On August 25, the National Park Service turns 100 and the celebrations are a century in the making. In fa...

Four Reasons You Should Work In A National Park

Corinne Rogero | Posted 08.15.2016 | Travel
Corinne Rogero

Whether you're a high school graduate looking for a gap year before college, or a retired couple wanting to see the country, consider spending a season in a National Park or two.

Don't Call Me a Christian.

Corinne Rogero | Posted 06.13.2016 | Religion
Corinne Rogero

I told myself I wasn't going to do this. I said I was going to wait until my trip to Montana was finished before I processed these last several months...

The Best of Death Valley National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 04.26.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

With names of iconic locations like Badwater, Funeral Mountain, the Devil's Golf Course, and Death right in the name of the parkland, it's clear that this landscape on the California/Nevada state line was a torment to early visitors.

Don't Miss This Near Death Experience

Sharon Hoge | Posted 03.21.2016 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

Ten Sights in Death Valley's Sister Basin A region of hot springs, primeval fish, mining lore, the Amargosa River Valley straddles Nevada and Calif...

Death Valley Wildflower "Super Bloom" 2016

Jeff Sullivan | Posted 03.16.2016 | Travel
Jeff Sullivan

Last week I repeated and expanded the complete south to north traverse of Death Valley National Park that I had scouted in February. How were the wil...

Why Death Valley is a Bucket List Essential

Sharon Hoge | Posted 03.15.2016 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

It's true Death Valley has its extreme seasons. But for several months each year the lowest basin in North America showcases a glorious, unique global landscape, a not-to-be-missed destination. These are some reasons not to miss it.

Death Valley Is Having A Rare And Magical 'Super Bloom'

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.07.2016 | Travel

Death Valley is the hottest, driest place on the entire North American continent. But once every 10 years or so, something magical happens: The valley...

Death Valley National Park Is Poised For A Rare 'Super Bloom'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 02.16.2016 | Science

Life in Death Valley National Park may be on the verge of an explosion. Rangers at the California-Nevada park say a rare "perfect storm" of conditions...

Photos Show 1,000-Year Flood Striking Death Valley

The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 10.30.2015 | Green

In October, a system of storms caused what the U.S. Geological Survey dubbed a "1,000-year flood event" in Death Valley National Park, California. "Fl...

When the Bough Breaks

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.16.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

When I bought my house, which the bank owns but kindly allows me to pay for, I was thrilled to have a big yard with lots of beautiful trees. Apparently, the trees don't feel the same, which is why, after a recent storm, the oak was on me.

Aaron Baker: Defying the Odds One Step at a Time

Sarah Blahovec | Posted 06.04.2016 | Impact
Sarah Blahovec

Aaron's recovery was as remarkable as it was challenging. "Prior to my injury, I had been very athletic and very competitive. After the accident, I wasn't trying to 'get back' to anything. I accepted my new life.

'Valley of Love' at Cannes: Isabelle Huppert and Gerard Depardieu Summoned to Californian Desert by Dead Son

Karin Badt | Posted 05.23.2016 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

What is most enjoyable in the movie is the Americana kitsch and the setting, filmed from a foreigner's perspective: the Corkscrew Saloon where the couple speak together, the bright supermarket, the hotel pool area and -- especially -- the landscapes of Death Valley.

'Most Boring Experiment Ever' Solves Desert Mystery

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.28.2014 | Science

In a secluded corner of Death Valley National Park, strange rocks known as "sailing stones" have been known to move across level surfaces, completely ...

My 1950s Death Valley Dad

Judith Newton | Posted 08.13.2014 | Fifty
Judith Newton

For my father especially -- smart, good-looking and adept at playing monopoly and poker, which is what inhabitants of the Junction engaged in during those long desert nights -- life on the frontier was full of romance.

Week in Film: 22 Jump Street, The Signal and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

After I saw 22 Jump Street, I noted publicly that, while it was funnier than 21 Jump Street, so was my root canal. (Although the latter did include laughing gas.) Still, the bar wasn't particularly high.

Where It's 1,000 Degrees

www.weather.com | Posted 02.18.2014 | Green

Temperatures are reaching one thousand degrees in the Mojave Desert and it's taking a toll on wildlife...

That Time Diane Kruger Drank Exhaust Emissions From A Car

Gregory Fink | Posted 02.05.2014 | Green

Diane Kruger can now add drinking the exhaust emissions from a Mercedes-Benz to her list of accomplishments. While this may sound gross, the "Inglo...

4 Dos and Don'ts for Safe Cycling in Death Valley

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 03.01.2014 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

To really experience Death Valley, you need to get off the highway and typical tourist tracks and explore the park by bike, and it's a physical challenge that shouldn't be taken lightly.

Death Valley: You Need to See it to Believe It

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 10.25.2013 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

Death Valley is synonymous with extremes: extremely hot, extremely arid, extremely mystical. But despite the legendary crossing of the first emigrants...

PHOTOS: Race Through HELL

weather.com | Posted 07.10.2013 | Sports

On Monday, July 15, 2013  96 competitors from 25 countries will line up at the starting line of the Badwater Ultramarathon through Death Valley, Cali...

WATCH: Darth Vader Runs In 129-Degree Heat

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.03.2013 | Weird News

There's nothing quite like a short run in the sun. Well, unless it's 129 degrees Fahrenheit and you're sporting a Dark Vader costume. But for seaso...

Looking Into The Jaws Of Death Valley

T. Sher Singh | Posted 07.22.2013 | Religion
T. Sher Singh

It is when one looks into places like the Death Valley that we learn about life. About meaning. About truth. About reality. And yes, a bit about eternity.

WATCH: Death Valley 'Dreamlapse'

Posted 05.16.2013 | Green

This "dreamlapse" of Death Valley is simply stunning. The skies above the famed desert valley are put on display as the stars dance across the fram...