Tourists are the lifeblood of Jackson, pumping much-needed dollars into the local economy as they cruise through on their way to witness nature's glory. As much as locals bitch and moan about the resulting traffic and crowds, Jackson wouldn't exist without the migratory summer horde. That said, tourists occasionally forget that nature can be dangerous, as evidenced by the widely-reported annual injuries caused by a variety of animals and landforms.
While he is best known for his bar graphs and pie charts, Brendan Leonard has put together an annotated guide to eight of Yellowstone's animals and landforms which could easily kill you. It's unlikely to change tourist behavior, but it makes for quite an entertaining read.
With a little TLC, a shipping container can make for a perfect tiny home as Sierra Nevada Athlete Robin Van Gyn and Austen Sweetin demonstrate. Robin Van Gyn Photo. Shipping containers used to have a simple existence. At most, they were a method for transporting objects from one place to the next. Cargo ships, trains, and industrial shipping yards were their homes. Now they’re becoming homes themselves. It turns out that these lego-like boxes already have the perfect ingredients for an
During a visit to a section of the wall being constructed along the U.S.- Mexico border, President Trump boasted that the federal government “tested” the structure by having 20 skilled mountain climbers attempt to climb it. He was quoted as saying: "We actually built prototypes and we have, I guess you could say, world-class climbers. We had 20 mountain climbers. That's all they do, they love to climb mountains... Some of them were champions, and we gave them different
MOUNTAIN TOWN, USA — The ski industry was rocked Friday by whistleblower allegations that an Epic Mountain marketing director was spotted shoveling snow onto his ski area’s snow stake, in the process upping reported totals and embellishing the overall epicness of on-the-ground powder conditions. Epic Mountain is one of the crown jewels of Epic Resorts, so the controversy has all but consumed the monolithic Broomfield-based ski conglomerate. Multiple requests for comment from the besieged