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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

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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.

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.

WATCH: Flights Offers Stunning Views Of Death Valley

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

On this cold early February afternoon, a quick release from reality is just the trick to ease the winter blues. Oliver Reik captured a super cool vid...

PHOTOS: Death Valley in Winter

Trazzler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Text courtesy of Trazzler.com. By Megan Cytron The sky is blue, the sunsets in technicolor, and the temperature well below broiling--winter is when ...

From LA To Taos: A Stop-By-Stop Guide To Southwest Roadtrips

DailyCandy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Think the Southwest is all bolo ties and vortex crystals? Well, bolos frame your face and your chi needs a boost. This road map is full of more good n...

First Three Days in Death Valley

Todd Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Todd Carmichael

Today, I'm gonna have to walk in the extreme heat of the day to get some time back from this tire repair shop. But I'm doing ok. I've still got enough water and supplies to get me through.

NRA Campaigns to Protect Corrupt Gun Dealers

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

If two NRA-backed bills get hearings before Congress and become law, they would devastate the ATF's ability to protect our communities and families from gun dealers who sell guns into the illegal market.

Publishing's Winner's Curse

Nathan Bransford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nathan Bransford

If publishers can no longer accurately guess at an audience even for formerly safe categories like adult trade nonfiction, will they continue to gamble so much money on big advances for a small number of books whose success is increasingly difficult to predict?

Best Government Dollar Spent: The National Park System

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I encourage everyone, no matter what part of these United States you live in (or even if you live elsewhere), to take a "trip out West" at some point in your life. Get in a car, and go explore everything west of Denver.

Best Government Dollar Spent -- The National Park System

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris Weigant

Seeing President Obama and his family take in two of the western parks prompted me to strongly encourage everyone -- yes, even you! -- to plan on a trip like this at some point.

Out of Shape and Into Yoga

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jerry Zezima

Lately, I have begun to think that, at 55, I really ought to do more than what is now my main form of physical activity, which is to get up once a night to go to the bathroom. So I recently took a yoga class.

Extreme Marathons: Athletes Test Their Limits

Time | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Engadin Ski Marathon, Sils, Switzerland More than 10,500 skiers participate in the 26.2-mile race between Maloja and S-Chanf near the Swiss mountain r...