News from the Field

Russians Begin Hoarding Snow for Sochi

Fearing another season of mild temperatures, organizers of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi have begun creating massive stockpiles of artificial snow. The Sochi organizers will attempt to defy... Read More

Lost Camera Floats From Hawaii to Taiwan

A China Airlines employee walking along a Taiwanese beach found a Georgia woman's camera six years after she lost it while on vacation in Hawaii. "I just was floored that it was my camera and it... Read More

Judge Upholds Ban on Grand Canyon Mining

The Grand Canyon is safe once again after a federal judge rejected an effort to overturn the Obama administration’s moratorium on new mining claims around the national park. The ban, enacted... Read More

Greg Long Wins Big Wave World Tour

Surfer Greg Long won the fourth edition of the Big Wave World Tour this week, locking up the title after the final event in the series was canceled due to a lack of waves. While he didn't win any... Read More