| Sep 25, 2012
| 6:46 AM
ATOP MAUNA KEA, Hawaii - If you count from sea level, we were 13,796 feet up, almost as high as Mount Rainier. Plenty high enough.
But if you count from the ocean floor? My Big Island tour group was shivering in thin air atop the Earth's highest mountain...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 9:02 PM
MURRIETA, Calif. (KTLA) -- A brush fire that destroyed one home west of Murrieta has been fully contained, Cal Fire officials said Sunday.
The fast-moving blaze was reported around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday near Via Volcano and Tenaja Road in the town of La...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Pumice, the lightweight stone used to smooth skin, is usually found in beauty salons, but on Thursday sailors from New Zealand's Royal Navy found nearly 10,000 square miles of the lava rock bobbing on the surface of the South Pacific Ocean.
| Aug 17, 2012
| 7:40 PM
This weekend, (August 18th 2012) marks a slightly ominous anniversary in Anchorage history.
It marks the 20th anniversary of the eruption of Mount Spurr.
Spurr actually blew its top 3 times that summer. But it was the late August eruption that showered...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 4:55 PM
Sleepy time is over! PopocatÚpetl, or better known as 'Popo' erupted over the weekend in Mexico City. The volcano spewed numerous exhalations through Saturday and Sunday, sending vapor, smoke and gas shooting into the sky.
There hasn`t been a major...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 2:16 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Glowing red rocks were thrown from the top of the active Popocatepetl volcano at dawn Friday, producing more spectacular (and slightly frightening) images from the peak southeast of populous Mexico City.
But authorities did not raise the...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:02 AM
Not all great ideas are fueled by bourbon, but the creation of Baltimore's NOVO Instrumental Festival was.
Five years ago, Mobtown Studios' producer and co-owner Mat Leffler-Schulman shared a few drinks at the Windup Space with bar owner Russell de...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:26 PM
You can see icebergs in the Antarctic, geysers in Yellowstone, waterfalls almost anywhere, volcanoes in the Russian Kamchatka. You can see whales and puffins in plenty of places, including the U.S. But you can see all of this and more at one time in...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:16 AM
SOUFRIERE, ST. LUCIA, West Indies - The Pitons dominate the southwest coast of St. Lucia.
The twin volcanic spires are the iconic image of St. Lucia, the green hulking peaks rising from the sea side by side in dramatic fashion.
Le Gros Piton and Le...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 6:21 AM
Remote, exotic, mysterious, mystical, Easter Island is also known as Isla de Pascua –meaning Easter Island in Spanish, as it was annexed by Chile – and as Rapa Nui in its Polynesian culture. It is, well, a Holy Grail type of place among the...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:39 PM
With nearly 800 miles of coastline stretching along two oceans, it's no surprise that more than a million surfers and sun worship-pers flock to Costa Rica to enjoy its fabulous beaches each year. But in addition to breathtaking white sands and emerald-...