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Visiting the Driest Place on Earth

Charlotte Temple | Posted 03.07.2014 | Travel
Charlotte Temple

When I learned there was a place on this earth where there has been almost no measurable rainfall...ever...my curiosity was piqued, and I booked a trip to this extraordinary place -- the Atacama desert in northern Chile.

These Surreal Photos Prove Nature Can Handle Its Own Photoshop

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

Nature! It's full of terrifying things like Australian spiders. It gets colder than you'd ever want to imagine. And it maybe, sort of, probably wants ...

WATCH: Is This Volcanic Activity In Rome?

Posted 08.28.2013 | Weird News

On Saturday, something strange came up at Rome's Fiumicino airport. No, we're not talking about Superman, but instead what appears to be a fumarole, a...

PHOTOS: This Incredible Geyser Is Man-Made

The Weather Channel | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel

About 20 miles northeast of the tiny town of Gerlach, Nev., lies one of the planet's rarest oddities: a man-made geyser....

LOOK: Iceland Shines In Marvelous Aerial Photos

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.23.2012 | Science

Iceland is a geologist's dream. In addition to volcanoes, the tiny island nation in the Atlantic has glaciers, craggy coastlines, spectacular geysers,...

The Magic of Iceland's Golden Circle

Alda Sigmundsdottir | Posted 07.16.2011 | Travel
Alda Sigmundsdottir

In the season of the midnight sun, the light is both ethereal and intense, and touring Iceland is an absolute adventure. Those of us who live here sometimes need to be reminded that people come from far and wide to see things we take for granted.

Iceland's Beauty in the Spring

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 06.13.2011 | Travel
Howard Steven Friedman

2011-04-13-ice.jpgWe celebrate Iceland's spring thaw with these photos of waterfalls, geysers and craters.

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.