Saving the Everglades — Florida’s “River of Grass”

Without the Everglades, Florida really wouldn’t be Florida. That would be like Colorado without the Rocky Mountains, or Arizona without the Grand Canyon. The subtropical wilderness that is the Everglades is created by slow-moving fresh water flowing south from the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, through Lake Okeechobee, through sawgrass and tree islands to the mangroves … More Saving the Everglades — Florida’s “River of Grass”

Learn How Germans Prep Like Hamsters

Prepping for Armageddon is personal, voluntary and even trendy in the United States, but Germany recently announced plans to require all citizens to stockpile food, water and other essentials. “Precaution demands that people prepare appropriately for a development that could threaten our existence and cannot be categorically ruled out in the future,” a spokesman for … More Learn How Germans Prep Like Hamsters

Four-Decades-Old Salmon Record Broken, But Lasts Only 3 Hours

What if you traveled to Alaska, broke a 42-year-old pink salmon record, but it lasted only three hours before someone else broke it? Sucks to be you. That’s what happened at the end of August to Californian Thomas Salas, who landed a huge pink salmon on the Kenai River near Soldotna. He said he was … More Four-Decades-Old Salmon Record Broken, But Lasts Only 3 Hours

Virtual Reality Applications Bring the Outdoors In

The outdoor industry – always looking for an opportunity – sees a new one in helping you “get outdoors” while you stay indoors through virtual reality, and products are already on the shelves. Moosejaw Mountaineering calls its new virtual reality app “the best thing we’ve ever done,” billing it as a way to “enjoy an … More Virtual Reality Applications Bring the Outdoors In