Denali Once Again Officially Known By Its Proper Name

Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced that in answer to a request made 40 years ago by Alaska’s then-governor Jay Hammond, the name of the highest mountain in North America has now officially been changed back to the Native Alaskan term, Denali, meaning “high one” or “great one.” The change… »9/02/15 4:00am9/02/15 4:00am

The Frontlines of Climate Change: Why Obama's Trip To Alaska Is a Really Big Deal

President Obama’s headed to Alaska today, but it’s not the typical politicized meet-and-greet. From talking to residents who are forced to flee their homes due to rising sea levels, to learning the political repercussions of melting polar ice, he’s got one of the most science-focused itineraries ever embarked upon by… »8/31/15 3:30pm8/31/15 3:30pm

These Backpacks Can Take You Around The World

We believe in packing light whenever possible. However, some adventures require more stuff. Whether you're climbing Denali or trekking through the rainforest carrying tons of camera gear, you'll need an expedition pack. We tested the two most popular ones available across Norway, Iceland and on a 185-mile hike through…
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Niveus Media DVRs Will Tease Your TiVo, Take His Lunch Money

Most of us will be happy with consumer-priced stock DVRs or TiVos. But for those who are looking for something better for the ego, Niveus has just revealed their updated media centers, the Rainier, Pro Series and Denali Limited Edition. All three lines support 8 CableCards and 10 Media Center Extenders. The Rainier is… »9/04/08 12:00pm9/04/08 12:00pm

Exclusive: First Hands-On With Niveus' CableCARD Equipped Vista Media Centers

Click to viewWe got a chance to visit the Niveus headquarters last week, and the founders gave us a nice hands-on with their upcoming CableCARD-capable systems. If you're not familiar with these media centers, they're essentially Windows Vista machines with an external receiver that handle high-def feeds from your… »4/03/07 2:00pm4/03/07 2:00pm