Autumn admirers can track the progress of the changing foliage using the U.S. Forest Service's Fall Colors 2013 website. Then use Roadtripper's map to plan ahead for a fall excursion. Continue reading →
The world record for the highest skydive is held by Joe Kittinger, an Air Force Captain who in 1960 jumped out of a balloon from an altitude of 102,800 feet; about 20 miles up, or three times as high as most jet airplanes fly. At that height, sky diving is perhaps better termed "space diving" [...]
The iconic fiery fall foliage of the Yankee forest is showing up later as falls get warmer and winters milder.
Best places to tell ghost stories on Halloween? In America's haunted forests.
There is a dangerous PIG on the loose in West Antarctica. Yeah, I said PIG. This one could dump a whole lot of ice into the sea, raising sea levels worldwide. That's why scientists, including those in this fall's Operation Ice Bridge, are watching the Pine Island Glacier's (PIG'...
Have you ever looked up at a tree and wondered how it gets the water to its tippy-top?