Did you know that Saudi Arabia is adorned with a network of farmlands where agriculture flourishes and allows farmers to harvest a wide variety of different fruits? In the blazing heat of the desert, it is unquestionably an extraordinary sight! Moreover, the majority of the farmlands are shaped like circles for unusual reasons...
"Offering the last plate of food he knows was for his wife out of peer pressure? Allowing his friends to s**ttalk his wife? [He's] a doormat," one comment read.
A sprawling U.S. Marine Corps training center in the Southern California desert was put on lockdown Monday due to a report of shots fired, the Marine Corps confirmed. The report was anonymous and there was no immediate confirmation of whether shots actually were fired, said Gunnery Sgt. Santiago Colon, a spokesman for the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center at Twentynine Palms said Monday.
For the first time since 2009 the 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command is repainting their tactical vehicles from desert tan to olive drab green. This signals a switch in readiness from fighting in arid places like the Middle East to fighting in more verdant regions. The 13th ESC is the first unit on Fort Hood to do so.
A PBS show titled Ice Age Footprints will explore a series of fossilised footprints in White Sands National Park in southern New Mexico — including footprints scientists believe belonged to a human adult and a child as they walked together along what was then a lake. The show, which premieres on 25 May, follows a group of scientists as they endevour to identify and date a number of footprints in the area from both humans and animals alike — including giant sloths, mammoths, and the long since extinct American lion.White Sands, an expanse of nearly 150,000 acres, is one of the...
Walter Delgado was 11 when he and his grandpa began the dangerous journey from El Salvador to the U.S. Along the way, Delgado started to falter, but another traveler carried him across the border.
They’ve been on the endangered species list since the 1990s, and now the desert tortoise is facing new challenges. The 10-inch, 12-pound reptile is the Mojave’s most iconic animal, but the desert tortoise is on the brink of extinction, and it turns out humans are one of their biggest threats. Michael Vamstad has worked at […]
Want to Know What Cleopatra Smelled Like? Scientists Believe They Have Uncovered the Pharaoh's Signature Scent
Most people are familiar with Cleopatra—she ruled as queen of ancient Egypt from 51 to 30 B.C.E and is famously linked to Julius Caesar. While much of her life's timeline is a mystery, there is one factoid about the pharaoh that scientists are close to unlocking: her favorite perfume.
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One of seven bedrooms designed by Bobby Berk in his newly listed Palm Desert home. If you don’t get to have your own home transformed by Berk, you can at least stay in one of his masterpieces when visiting this Southern California desert oasis. Anyone else get as excited...