Travel & Adventure News
A tractor army, a harvest of rifles, Midwest floods, and a fleet of naked bicyclists helped flesh out summer solstice week.
June 19, 2008
Undercover agents with a wildlife-trade investigation group report that they recently found illegal tiger bone wine for sale in two Chinese safari parks.
June 11, 2008
New photos of an "uncontacted" Amazon tribe are stirring debate. Should isolated peoples be contacted? And are they truly uncontacted in the first place?
June 3, 2008
See a star flaming out in spectacular style, candy-colored fireworks exploding over New York, dairy kings risking injury for a speeding cheese wheel, and more.
May 30, 2008
The Vatican has reopened the Valeri Mausoleum, the largest and most luxurious of 22 pagan tombs buried under St. Peter's Basilica, the Associated Press reports.
May 28, 2008
See Amazon Indians protest with machetes, French fishers send up flares over fuel prices, Chinese workers erecting "instant" houses for quake victims, and more.
May 22, 2008
People living permanently on the islands to serve tourists may represent an "invasive species" that could destroy the unique and iconic habitat.
May 22, 2008
Host Alex Trebek asks the last three questions of the final round in the 2008 National Geographic Bee held in Washington, D.C.
May 21, 2008
Cyclone Nargis stripped gold panels and precious gems from parts of the 2,500-year-old Shwedagon Paya temple complex, one of the world's largest Buddhist sites.
May 15, 2008
A small, fragile piece of a 2,000-year-old Dead Sea scroll was shown briefly to visitors at a Jerusalem conference.
May 14, 2008
See a supercell light up the Texas sky, U.S. Marines braving a sandstorm in Afghanistan, the Olympic torch reach the top of Mount Everest, and more.
May 9, 2008
See half-naked—but all red—revelers get medieval, a Hollywood landmark go up in smoke, skulls stare into the Paris underworld, and more.
May 2, 2008
In Lithuania, real witches celebrate the arrival of spring on Walpurgis night.
May 2, 2008
Later this year, cockfighting will be banned in Louisiana, making it illegal in all 50 U.S. states. But in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, it is a legal, thriving industry with more than a hundred licensed arenas.
April 28, 2008
See a noxious volcano blazing, a steaming sacrifice, uncanny underwater robots, Europe's biggest waterfall turned blue, and more.
April 25, 2008