| May 21, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Penguins are cool.
Literally, of course, acclimating to their new habitat at SeaWorld Orlando's 'Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin,' chilled to a bottom-of-the-world, sub-freezing 30 degrees. But the birds of SeaWorld's newest attraction are also...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Few things celebrate the end of winter like a great drive and enjoying the beach. Whether you can put the top down or not, members and editors of travel website VirtualTourist.com are sure you'll enjoy any of our "Top 10 Coastal Drives."
| Nov 14, 2012
| 1:08 PM
When SeaWorld Orlando revealed its ride-vehicle design for the upcoming Antarctica -- Empire of the Penguin attraction yesterday, I wasn't quite sure I saw the inspiration, said to be the birds themselves.
The cars' color scheme is solidly in the blue...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 8:44 AM
(CNN) -- When Felicity Aston started smelling fish and chips, she knew something was wrong.
The unmistakable aroma of the classic British pub food, deep-fried fish and french fries, could only mean one thing: She must be hallucinating. After all,...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:40 AM
The number “13” is considered unlucky by some, but certainly not for travelers heading for Central Florida in summer of 2013, as this year holds unprecedented expansions at theme parks, accommodations and dining in Orlando and surroundings....
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:28 PM
I'm no sailor.
As a matter of fact, I've been known to lose a meal over a vessel's heaving (no pun intended!) deck. It's a practice guaranteed to win few friends.
But I do love a good maritime narrative that depicts human courage and conflict and...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:48 AM
ILULISSAT, Greenland - It's so cold, they closed the igloos. The icebergs are shivering. Two of my toes are slightly frostbitten. Yesterday my life seriously flashed before my eyes on a dogsled ride through the mountains.
But what a trip. What a place....
| Oct 31, 2012
| 12:36 PM
A bold project to explore an ancient lake trapped beneath an Antarctic glacier for up to half a million years may reveal the limits at which life can exist.
The British project, run by a consortium of two environmental research centers and eight...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 10:09 AM
organization: The Banff Mountain Film Festival
date: September 16-17
address: 3200 Darnel Street Fort Worth texas 76107
Backwoods is bringing Banff Mounttain Film festival to Fort Worth again but this year we are adding another night of films. So it...
| May 23, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Neuroscientist Jill Bolte Taylor has always loved the brain’s complex beauty. But she developed an unexpectedly deep appreciation for her own in 1996 after a blood vessel ruptured and she suffered a massive stroke. The life-changing moment destroyed...
| Jun 13, 2011
Robert Helliwell, a Stanford electrical engineer whose study of radio waves emitted by lightning opened a new window to understanding the upper layers of the Earth's atmosphere, died May 3 in Palo Alto of complications of dementia. He was 90.
| Nov 11, 2011
| 6:30 AM
SeaWorld Orlando has announced a multi-year plan to add a 3-D movie, a swim-with-sea-life attraction and a new themed land in an effort to counter increasing competition in Florida's crowded theme park marketplace.
The largest and most expensive...