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'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.

Why You Should Visit Death Valley In Spring

AP | JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 04.01.2014 | Travel

FURNACE CREEK, Calif. (AP) — The perception of Death Valley is that it's hot and desolate. The hot part is right, at least in the summer, when Deat...

Death Valley In Spring Is Totally Perfect

AP | JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel

FURNACE CREEK, Calif. (AP) — The perception of Death Valley is that it's hot and desolate. The hot part is right, at least in the sum...

Where It's 1,000 Degrees | 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 emigran...

Death Valley Officials: Stop Frying Eggs On Our Sidewalk

AP | Posted 07.14.2013 | Green

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) -- It gets so hot in Death Valley that you can fry an egg with sun power. That's what one Death Valley Nati...

PHOTOS: Race Through HELL | 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...

The 12 Most Overrated Things About 2012

Mark Juddery | Posted 03.02.2013 | Comedy
Mark Juddery

In case you expect me to include 50 Shades of Grey, the Kardashians or Clint Eastwood's profound discussion with a chair, sorry, but nobody actually rated them highly.

The New Hottest Place In The World

Posted 11.14.2012 | Green

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — California's Death Valley has racked up another extreme accolade — it's now deemed the world's hottest place. ...

Times Square Desert-Scape

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 06.18.2012 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

The place, ablaze with lights and crowds, just begs to be turned into an art arena. It's the exact opposite of a serene gallery or museum space. And it absolutely requires a display that reveals this dilemma. How to grab and hold a viewer's attention amid all that hustle?

Breaking Stereotypes: USC and Death Valley

Nicholas Warner | Posted 05.22.2012 | College
Nicholas Warner

USC students and spring break have stereotypical incarnations as bacchanalia at places like Cabo San Lucas, but this spring break I had the pleasure of sharing a day with a group of USC students who were spending their week volunteering for the National Park Service in Death Valley.

'Californication'-'Death Valley' Crossover?

Posted 04.07.2012 | TV

As preparation for his movie that is most definitely not "Beverly Hills Cop," Samurai Apocalypse was invited on a ride-along with the local police on ...

Is Death Valley Hiding An Explosive Volcano?

Posted 01.24.2012 | Green

By OurAmazingPlanet Staff: California's Death Valley, already one of the hottest places on Earth, may have the potential to get a whole lot hotter ...

Tips for Photographing U.S. National Parks Part One (PHOTOS)

Kim and Barry Hovland | Posted 03.13.2012 | Travel
Kim and Barry Hovland


Cinefantastique's New York Comic Con 2011: Death Valley

Dan Persons | Posted 12.26.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

MTV's making a big pitch to get back into the genre game. Death Valley is a gory/funny exploration of what happens when the undead decide to emigrate en masse to Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley.

Clemson Upsets Florida State In Raucous Death Valley

AP | PETE IACOBELLI | Posted 11.24.2011 | Sports

CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson's Chad Morris can't wait to see what happens when the 21st-ranked Tigers truly master his offense. Not that things have ...

Death Valley Daze, Part II

Richard Bangs | Posted 06.19.2011 | Travel
Richard Bangs

I once heard the hypothetical that if Cleopatra's nose had been shorter, the face of the earth would have changed. And I wonder, if I had stayed in a trailer high on Telescope Peak in Death Valley, how would the world be different now?

Death Valley Daze, Part I

Richard Bangs | Posted 06.18.2011 | Travel
Richard Bangs

It was a spell ago -- and you can figure out the timeframe by surrounding events -- when I bickered my black VW bug north from Los Angeles to Death Valley, girlfriend Karen Goldberg at my side, a weekend of adventure ahead.