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The Desert

Father John Giuliani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Father John Giuliani

We need to go into the desert in order to be tested, to discover again our essential humanity. We need to be free from the illusion which denies that we are the children of God.

Walt Staton: Man Faces Jail After Leaving Water For Illegal Immigrants In Desert

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TUCSON, Ariz. — A judge has threatened to sentence an Arizona man to 25 days in prison for leaving jugs of water in the desert for illegal immig...

Dust Storms Spread Deadly Diseases Worldwide, But May Ease Effects Of Climate Change: Researchers

The Observer | John Vidal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Huge dust storms, like the ones that blanketed Sydney twice last week, hit Queensland yesterday and turned the air red across much of eastern Australi...

Tiny Drizzle Wreaks Havoc In Desert City

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SANTIAGO, Chile — In one of the driest regions on earth, even a drizzle can cause an emergency. Less than 100th of an inch (about 0.2 millimete...

Dust Affects Snowmelt's Timing

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Dust in the wind is rewriting the cycle of life in the mountains. Throughout memory the warmth of spring has begun the mountain sno...

Along for the Ride: Glam Getaway Deals Close to L.A.

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Andrea R. Vaucher

In today's uncertain economic climate, people are taking shorter vacations and escaping to locales a lot closer to home. Now more ever, we need to get away.

Is Water The New Oil?

Guardian | Juliette Jowit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Global population, economic development and a growing appetite for meat, dairy and fish protein have raised human water demand sixfold in 50 years. Me...