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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 09.16.2015 | 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 06.04.2015 | 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 05.23.2015 | 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.

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