Drive–in movie theaters may no longer be dotting the American landscape, but the good times and cozy feelings we expect from seeing a movie from the comfort of our car is still around, and the remaining drive-ins are especially family-friendly these days.
A star cluster in the constellation Serpens blazes with the fires of dozens of young stars. And it’s not that far away — perhaps 1300 light-years or so. That should make it an easy target for most telescopes. Yet until a few years ago, no one knew it even existed.
Some of the best smartphone apps can complement your travel experience.
This summer’s Concord Pavilion concert lineup has top names in musical entertainment including Kiss, Def Leppard, Journey and The Steve Miller Band.
Mount Diablo State Park is a Bay Area treasure and an ecological gem offering lots of activities for those who love the outdoors.
“The Great Horror Campout” arrives in Pleasanton for two days of fright this summer…
Anyone who has ever visited Alcatraz knows there’s something very eerie about it.
Flying with kids can be a trying experience. Be prepared and know what to expect when arriving at the airport and your air travel experience with your kids will be less stressful.
San Francisco to New York in two hours? It’s been possible for 40 years, as anyone who flew the Concorde from New York to London can tell you, but it’s not allowed because of Federal Aviation Administration regulations about supersonic flights over land. Seems people don’t like the sound of sonic booms every few hours over their homes, but new research from NASA Ames Research Center, and the facility at Edwards could make sonic booms more tolerable, and make hour-long cross-country flights a reality.
Space rocks hit our planet all the time. Most of them burn up in the atmosphere, but a few hit the ground. And most of those are unseen — they hit the oceans or deserts or other uninhabited regions. But like the one in New Zealand, a few have witnesses.
Check out the best beaches in America.
Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.
Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Certain creatures survive there, though global warming can threaten their natural habitats.
Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is feeling the effects of global warming. See the view from the bottom of the Earth.
National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.