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Sep 17, 2015 11:12 AM ET
California's 'Slab City,' an unincorporated, ungoverned, isolated piece of land in the desert, has been home for years to people living in a kind of squatter's paradise. Today it's at risk of being sold by the the Golden State, which owns the land.
Sep 11, 2015 01:48 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A massive, landlocked Chinese basin has a veritable ocean beneath it, which may help slow climate change. Continue reading →
Aug 24, 2015 05:35 AM ET
The eccentric desert festival has been criticized and idealized over the years but one thing remains: It's a killer backdrop for a photo.
Aug 17, 2015 11:35 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
The desert's rising heat could affect everything from rainfall in the Sahel to the quality of soils in Italy.
May 8, 2015 10:20 AM ET //
A desert spider lets her young eat her from the inside out as soon as they're born. Now that's dedication.
Apr 26, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Discovery News
The hottest and driest place in North America is an otherworldly desert off the beaten path.
Apr 24, 2015 08:01 AM ET
A school teacher and his friend wind up in the hottest and driest place in North America -- Death Valley. Watch as they explore this Mars-like desert off the beaten path.
Apr 8, 2015 05:04 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Everything about fairy circles is pretty weird, but this new connection might take the cake.
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