| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:58 PM
While climate scientists fret over the melting of Greenland’s ice sheet, a geographer using NASA data made it disappear, revealing a canyon as long as Arizona’s Grand Canyon, buried a mile below the ice.
At 460 miles long, the chasm bests...
| May 14, 2013
| 1:16 PM
A warming climate is melting the glaciers of Mount Everest, shrinking the frozen cloak of Earth’s highest peak by 13% in the last 50 years, researchers have found.
Rocks and natural debris previously covered by snow are appearing now as the snow...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 12:58 PM
A dozen rescuers using shovels and chainsaws Sunday to hack through a wall of ice and snow recovered the body of a 25-year-old snowboarder killed on Oregon’s Mt. Hood.
The snowboarder, Collin Backowski of Colorado, had been exploring the...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory may be most famous for sending Curiosity to Mars and Voyager to the edge of the solar system, but some of its coolest technology is being used right here on Earth.
For the last month, a manned C-20A aircraft owned by...
| Jun 23, 2013
JUNEAU, Alaska — I'd been told she'd had a little work done. Who can blame her? She was turning 50, and her life had been hard. The miles were starting to show.
But after an $8-million update, she was as good as new and ready to celebrate —...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 4:39 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A rescue effort was underway Saturday to save more than 100 Pakistani soldiers buried by an avalanche that encased their headquarters in the Himalayas, on a remote glacier that has been the site of skirmishes between nuclear...
| May 27, 2012
| 4:38 AM
From the frigid heights of a Pakistani glacier to the thrills of an election in Egypt, here are five stories you shouldn't miss from this past week in global news....
| Jan 9, 2013
| 8:33 AM
A National Park Service plan intended to ease congestion in Yosemite Valley proposes numerous cutbacks to reduce tourist activities, but stops short of placing a limit on the number of daily visitors....
| Aug 5, 2012
If you visit Sitka and Juneau, Alaska, this month, it's often easy to spot bald eagles, ravens and black and brown bears on your own. (I expected to have the same luck in June and got skunked, except for the raven I photographed in a Foodland parking lot....
| Feb 6, 2011
Rockin' on water
Sixthman's "VH1 Best Cruise Ever" aboard the Carnival Inspiration will feature a lineup that includes headliners Colbie Caillat, Train and Lifehouse. The itinerary also includes an eight-hour port call in Cozumel.
| Nov 4, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Iceberg: NASA scientists working on Operation IceBridge have discovered a massive crack in the ice shelf in Antarctica....