Distant volcanic eruptions disrupted climate, a new study suggests, causing life-giving rains along the Nile to fail.
The Pacific Southwest Exposition embodied the spirit of 1920s Hollywood: spectacle for its own sake, cheerful vulgarity, and commercial hard sell.
Millions of people around the world live in “energy poverty,” including 15-year-old Hannah Herbst’s pen pal in Ethiopia.
In November 2012, Salvador Alvarenga went fishing off the coast of Mexico. Two days later, a storm hit and he made a desperate SOS. It was the last anyone heard from him – for 438 days. This is his story
…an area roughly the size of Maryland—drifted into the Caribbean. So much of this floating brown algae has been washing ashore that beaches are positively blanketed in stinky, rotting piles that are more than a few feet deep.
George Orwell thought they were ‘sex maniacs’. They thought they were spiritual samurai, rebuilding Britain after the Great War. With their magical rituals, outdoor living and utopian vision, they are the most fascinating of forgotten youth movements – and their ideas still resonate
German surfer Sebastian Steudtner rides a speed run display on a massive wave at Praia do Norté in Portugal on Tuesday
1950s Tiki Culture / Exotica Documentary (“The Air Conditioned Eden”) (Part 1) – YouTube
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