Running rivers in Namibia, far from the sand dunes of the Skeleton Coast

Tim Johnson July 20, 2018 Share this article While most travelers to Namibia head for the Skeleton Coast and world-highest sand dunes, Tim Johnson takes his chances on a trip along the Zambezi, Okavango, Kwando and Chobe rivers. All was calm and peaceful—eerily quiet, you could say—before the hippos came for us. Sliding into the […]

Many glaciers letting rivers run low, others are falling apart

Enlarge / A large portion of these two Tibetan glaciers suddenly collapsed in 2016, breaking apart and sliding downslope. (credit: Google Maps) The melting of glaciers around the world is one of the hardest to ignore impacts of climate change (unless you don’t believe your eyes). While worries about rising sea levels are focused on […]

Philip Rivers bought a $200,000 luxury SUV with a film room to help with his new work commute

Harry How/Getty Philip Rivers has lived in the San Diego area since being drafted by the Chargers in 2004, and when the team made the surprising announcement that it was relocating to Los Angeles, he had a decision to make. The commute between his house and the Chargers’ practice facility in Costa Mesa takes around 90 […]

Want to beat LA traffic? Chargers QB Philip Rivers has found a way

Slogging through traffic in Southern California is about as pleasurable as being slowly eaten by bears or being the awkward third wheel on a bad first date. It feels like it’s never going to end. After the team relocated to Los Angeles from San Diego, Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers decided that three hours wasted each […]

‘Sky rivers’ responsible for massive California rain – study

Published time: 21 Feb, 2017 04:22 When it rains, it pours and no one relates to this more than Californians, who after a prolonged drought have been slammed with drenchers and other extreme weather. According to a study, atmospheric rivers in the sky are to blame. After a five-year drought, California desperately needed some rain. […]