Footage from an airline safety video featuring adventurer Bear Grylls on Fiordland’s Routeburn Track has been released.
Scientists have made lots of projections over the past few years about how warming temperatures and a changing climate will affect the planet.
Ricardo Morales started mining Bolivia’s Cerro Rico when he was 12, and he’s proud of the mountain’s majestic history. “It’s said that the silver taken from here could have built a bridge from the peak to Spain’s palace door,” boasts the raspy-voiced Morales, 52, standing at the entrance to his mine some 14,000 feet above sea level.
What makes us the way we are? Why are some people predisposed to be anxious, overweight or asthmatic?
There are fresh concerns about the safety of China’s food supply after the country’s largest meat processor was last week reported by CCTV, China’s state TV broadcaster, to have produced and sold pork tainted with a banned drug.
A national poll suggests that nearly three-quarters of all Americans support the plan to withdraw most U.S. combat troops from Iraqi cities and towns, even though most respondents said they think the troop movements will lead to an increase in violence in that country. The CNN/Opinion Research Corp.
North Dakota’s most populous city fortified dikes and braced itself early Friday as the National Weather Service said the Red River could crest as high as 43 feet. That’s 2 feet higher than earlier predicted. The city didn’t plan to raise the reinforcements on the city’s dikes, which were lifted to 43 feet Wednesday when the weather service gave the 41-foot prediction, said Fargo Deputy Mayor Tim Mahoney
Some interesting "hyperlocal" Web sites have emerged in the past few years, the idea behind them being to provide news at an extremely local level.