Smoke from the Caldor Fire and other major wildfires has done some serious harm to air quality in the San Joaquin Valley.
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- Men's Health
The Bruder EXP-8 Off-Road Camper combines military-like looks with 5-star hotel luxury.
- FTW Outdoors
A rescue leopard at South Africa’s Harnas Wildlife Foundation is an impressive leaper, especially at mealtime.
AccuWeather National Reporter Tony Laubach has chased hundreds of tornadoes over dozens of years in numerous locations throughout the United States. But the veteran storm chaser had a new adventure on his plate this week - chasing down tarantulas. Laubach was in southeastern Colorado on Tuesday for a unique vermin event that has begun drawing large crowds. During the spiders' annual mating season, thousands of the hairy, brown creatures can be found scurrying across the rocky surface of La Junta
- Associated Press
The Bureau of Reclamation recently declared the first-ever shortage on the Colorado River, which means Arizona, Nevada and Mexico will get less water than normal next year. The nation's most populated state has the most senior rights to river water. While the reservoir on the Nevada-Arizona border is key for those three lower Colorado River basin states, Lake Powell on the Arizona-Utah border is the guide for Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming and Utah in the upper basin.
- Miami Herald
The 18th named storm of the season, Tropical Storm Sam, has formed in the Atlantic. And it’s expected to become a hurricane by Friday.
"Grace spending time with Daniel the wallaby," dad Chandler Powell wrote while sharing the sweet photo
If you're like most people facing retirement, you don't have an unlimited budget. Even so, that doesn't mean that you have to settle for living out what are supposed to be your golden years in a...
Farmer David Armstrong recently finished planting what is likely the most challenging crop his family has ever cultivated since his ancestors started farming in 1865 - 20,000 coffee trees. Except Armstrong is not in the tropics of Central America - he is in Ventura, California, just 60 miles (97 km) away from downtown Los Angeles. "I guess now I can say I am a coffee farmer!" he said, after planting the last seedlings of high-quality varieties of arabica coffee long cultivated in sweltering equatorial climates.
McDonald's pledged to phase out its plastic Happy Meal Toys, but environmental experts say the company's real problem is its use of beef
This means that plastic figurines could be replaced by items like 3D paper figurines or game pieces made from recycled materials.
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With early autumn temperatures in Portugal hovering around 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit), a group of nudism enthusiasts don't even sport a vine leaf to cover their modesty as they go about their work in a vineyard 100 kilometres (60 miles) south of Lisbon.
- Idaho Statesman
Tourists could see people carrying rifles and hear gunshots throughout the park.
- USA TODAY
Surgically implanted with radio transmitters, scout snakes can lead biologists to groups of reproductively active pythons. But tracking isn't easy.
Meet the 14-Year-Old Girl Whose Solar-Powered Invention Is a Finalist for Prince William's Earthshot Prize
Vinisha Umashankar is the youngest of 15 finalists for the £1 million award launched by Prince William
- Architectural Digest
From former police academies to pharmaceutical complexes turned greenhouses, ganja-growing companies are getting creative
- USA TODAY
After a buildup of seismic activity, a volcano on Spain’s island of La Palma erupted. Thousands have evacuated and homes have been damaged.
- USA TODAY
Tropical Depression 18 formed in the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday, with tracking models showing it could be near hurricane strength by this weekend.
Increasing winds leading to high waves and lakeshore flooding is expected for Wednesday and Thursday.
We're all really, really f**ked.
- Associated Press
Evacuations were ordered Thursday in a Northern California community as a new wildfire spread, authorities said. The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office issued a mandatory evacuation order because of the Fawn Fire burning in the unincorporated Mountain Gate area north of the city of Redding at the far north end of the Central Valley. Residents were told to temporarily gather in a parking lot at Shasta College in Redding.
Marin County is considering an expensive solution to its current water shortage. Desalination. Wilson Walker shows us the current plan.