Outdoors and Nature

Giant Communal Spider Web Found in Dallas, Texas (August 10, 2015): A giant communual spider web has been found in a suburb of Dallas Texas. It contains thousands of spiders.

People Walking to See Apostle Islands Ice Caves on Frozen Lake Superior (February 14, 2014): People are hiking across the frozen Lake Superior this winter to view the impressive ice caves on Apostle Island National Lakeshore.

Bear Grylls Launches Survival Academy (September 29, 2012): Bear Grylls has announced the launch of his Bear Grylls Survival Academy, which will teach Bear's extreme survival techniques.

How to Identify Asian Carp (August 25, 2012): This video from the U.

The Beauty and Importance of Water at Yosemite National Park (May 19, 2012): Here is a video about the beauty and importance of water at Yosemite National Park.

Kayaker Encounters Blue Whale off Southern California (October 27, 2011): Kayaker MrRJCtube (Youtube username) encountered a majestic blue whale when he was kayaking off the coast of Redondo Beach in Southern California.

Timelapse Videos of Aurora Australis From the International Space Station (September 22, 2011): These amazing videos of the Aurora Australis was created from sequences of still shots taken by astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS).

U.S. Postal Service Announces Cherry Blossom Centennial Stamps (August 7, 2011): The U.

National Park Foundation and Olympus Launch 2010 Amateur Photo Contest (May 31, 2010): The National Park Foundation and Olympus have launched the 2010 Share the Experience photo contest.

Hunters Fail to Capture or Kill Pythons in Everglades (April 28, 2010): PBS recently ran a documentary about the Floriad Everglades python problem called Invasion of the Giant Pythons.

Anderson Cooper Covers Outside Magazine (March 30, 2010): CNN anchor Anderson Cooper covers the April 2010 isse of Outside Magazine.

REI Begins Annual Twinkie Roasts (October 14, 2009): REI held its first of many Twinkie Roasts across the country today.

The Great Allegheny Bike Trail (October 10, 2009): Larry Brock talks about the Allegheny bike trail, which where a large section of the Allegheny railroad has been transformed so that it can be used by bikers and hikers.

Snowflakes Photographed With a Snowflake Photomicroscope (December 19, 2008): New Scientist has an amazing gallery of snowflake photographs taken by Kenneth Libbrecht of CalTech.

Things to Avoid: Deer Ticks (September 4, 2008): You don't want this tick anywhere near you.

Website Assigns Walk Scores to Neighborhoods (August 8, 2008): A new website called WalkScore.

New Technology Uses Body Sensors, GPS to Track Skiers (July 30, 2008): New Scientist reports that a new motion capture system uses a network of sensors to detect high speed movement.

Cancer Survivor Paddles to Fight Prostate Cancer (July 26, 2008): Skip Ciccarelli, a 60-year-old survivor of prostate cancer, is a high school carpentry instructor at Shawsheen Technical High School in the Boston suburb of Billerica.

I Love New York Logo Gets a More Outdoor Look (July 13, 2008): New York is trying to use the popular "I Love New York" logo to apply to the state's wildlife and nature as well.

RipStik: Outdoor Toy of the Year (April 11, 2008): The RipStik Caster Board was awarded Outdoor Toy of the Year by the Toy Industry Association (TIA) during the T.

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