Erin Brockovich, the gutsy environmental activist whose life story won Julia Roberts an Oscar, has apologised for being drunk in a boat. She looked very much the worse for wear in the mugshot police released after they arrested her for allegedly driving a boat while intoxicated
Lake Lou Yaeger’s superintendent Jim Caldwell brought the fish to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources after initially responding to a report that a piranha had been caught. The lab quickly identified it as a pacu. There are conflicting reports that a second pacu fish had been spotted shortly after. The is how did a […]
The little shed behind Joy Whitehouse’s modest home is filled with aluminum cans–soda cans, soup cans and vegetable cans–that she collects from neighbors or finds during her periodic expeditions along the roadside.
At sea lake in Western Victoria, Bob McClelland is harvesting wheat and grateful to be doing it.
Twice a year the monks and priests of the Church of Narga Selassie on Dek Island in northern Ethiopia gather to bless an urn of water scooped from the lake that surrounds them.
It was a lengthy, set-back laden struggle watched by a city of increasingly curious people.
Cruising in the West Indies in December 1934, Vera Stretz met Dr. Fritz Gebhardt.
In his 1934 travel book Beyond the Mexique Bay, Aldous Huxley compared Guatemala’s Lake Atitlan to Italy’s Lake Como. The Italian body of water, he wrote, “touches the limit of the permissibly picturesque.” Atitlan, however, “is Como with the additional embellishment of several immense volcanoes.
Up to 30 million people are facing “a humanitarian disaster” as one of Africa’s biggest lakes shrinks, a United Nations agency warned Thursday.
The first images are emerging of an adult Jaycee Dugard, the woman who was kidnapped when she was 11 and allegedly held captive for 18 years by a couple in an elaborate compound hidden in the backyard. Dugard is featured on the cover of the new issue of People magazine, smiling brightly in the photo, her face framed by long brown hair