Local Events Calendar: Celebrating the Good Earth

Every day on Earth is a great day – especially during Earth Day weekend when we can expand our planetary knowledge and hug an extra tree or two. We have found the best of the best Earth Day celebrations in Denver this weekend – everything from summits and educational seminars to block parties and live […]

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Step One Foot In Any Of These 29 Places And Your Life Will Never Be The Same. Wow.

All over our country, there are natural wonders just waiting to be discovered. You don’t have to travel to far and distant lands to be overwhelmed by natural beauty. There are some things in America that you simply need to see before you die. These 29 cool places are just the start of that list. When you finally see any of these in person, you’ll probably realize just how cool planet earth is. (And you’ll never be the same.) Also, you better start packing now, because each and every one of these are amazing.

1.) Mendenhall Glacier Caves (Alaska)

2.) Antelope Canyon (Arizona)

3.) Oneonta Gorge (Oregon)

4.) Skagit Valley Tulip Fields (Washington)

5.) Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness (Colorado)

6.) Dry Tortugas National Park (Florida)

7.) Zion National Park (Utah)

8.) Watkins Glen State Park (New York)

9.) Yosemite Valley (California)

10.) Grand Prismatic Spring (Wyoming)

11.) Haiku Stairs of Oahu (Hawaii)

12.) Carlsbad Caverns (New Mexico)

13.) Whitaker Point (Arkansas)

14.) Hamilton Pool (Texas)

15.) Horseshoe Bend (Arizona)

16.) Northern Lights (Alaska)

17.) Bryce Canyon (Utah)

18.) Lake Tahoe (California & Nevada)

19.) Smoky Mountains (North Carolina & Tennessee)

20.) Niagara Falls (New York)

21.) The Wave (Arizona)

22.) Sequoia National Park (California)

23.) Thor’s Well (Oregon)

24.) Badlands National Park (South Dakota)

25.) Savannah (Georgia)

26.) Palouse Falls (Washington)

27.) Glacier National Park (Montana)

28.) Nā Pali Coast State Park (Hawaii)

It just goes to show you that you don’t need to travel far from home to see some pretty astounding things. You just need to know where to look. (H/T BuzzFeed) So put some extra clothes in a duffle bag, rent a car and get ready to have the best road trip ever. The United States has some great things to offer. Share them with others by clicking below.

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Warmer earth may subtract methane – #climatechange #globalwarming

English: AIRS 2006-2009 annual mean upper troposphere(359Hpa) methane concentration(ppm). Data source:http://daac.gsfc.nasa.gov/giovanni/ (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
On warmer Earth, most of Arctic may remove, not add, methane
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NASA says 2014 warmest on record

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The year 2014 ranks as Earth’s warmest since 1880, according to two separate analyses by NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists.
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