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 these free and low-cost suggestions for fun activities without spending a fortune.
Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara is the new home of the San Francisco 49ers, the third stadium in the team’s history following Kezar Stadium and Candlestick Park. The stadium’s ribbon-cutting was on July 17 and […]
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Regulus is the bright heart of Leo, the celestial lion. It’s several times bigger and heavier than the Sun, and hundreds of times brighter. Its most interesting feature, though, is its shape. Instead of a nice, round ball, it’s shaped more like a round jelly doughnut.
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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.