The crux of the problem when it comes to reporting unclaimed property: It's impossible to be guarded and careful about something you don't even know exists, and of course it's much easier to steal something if you know that it does.
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Which is more important to Americans - water, or hydro-power?
We don't want to deny the world famous Las Vegas Strip its awesomeness--it totally rules. But downtown Sin City is working up some seriously major mojo these days.
As experienced environmentalists working in the West, we are not surprised when the government impedes our efforts to protect and restore precious wildlife habitat and popular recreation areas in public lands.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
In contrast, there are few images of Heizer's current project under construction, as the site is not yet open to the public. Govan shows us two aerial images, one of the "City" site, and the other of the Washington D.C. National Mall.
If you've stepped foot on the Strip recently, you're familiar with the realities of modern Las Vegas: $8.50 draft beers, $20 hamburgers, the $40 buffet.
Harry Reid's announcement that he will not stand for reelection to the Senate from Nevada in 2016 is a major loss for the climate movement -- and yet another signal that the U.S. Senate is being transformed by today's bifurcated, parliamentary politics into an institution almost unrecognizably different from its traditions.
We really wish that, on our first visit, someone had told us not to walk all the way from the Bellagio to the MGM Grand -- sure, it doesn't LOOK far, but a couple of blocks in and you'll wonder what made you do it.
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Las Vegas may be the go-to weekend getaway hotspot for couples and singles, but what if you have kids in tow? Is there any way to navigate Sin City with children? Yes... and no.
You don't have to do a City Slickers-type vacation to get a taste of the cowboy life. Anyone of these five spots will give you a taste of the Wild West. And they might be closer than you think.
Florida has finally legalized driving while gay. Bills to discriminate against gay couples are rapidly multiplying in Texas. And multiple states are still wasting hundreds of thousands of dollars to try to reverse marriage equality.
Make it a low-fi, analog, or tech-free vacation in these far-off places.