Oil Companies Could Create Dozens of Toxic Lakes In Alberta

Canada's tar sands are an unequivocal environmental nightmare, ravaging the landscape and spewing billions of gallons of toxic water into the world. Now, oil companies are claiming they've figured out what to do with all that poisonous water: Turn Alberta into one giant man-made lake district. » 12/02/13 3:40pm 12/02/13 3:40pm

Volcanic Eruption in Chile Fills Argentinian Lake with Ash

On June 4, southern Chile's Puyehue volcano erupted for the first time in 50 years. It's been spewing giant ash clouds ever since. Enough ash, it seems, to make the Nahuel Huapi Lake in neighboring Argentina an unrecognizable, soot-covered abyss, as you'll see in the above video of one diver's attempt to sift through… » 6/17/11 7:20am 6/17/11 7:20am

Epic Blob Jump Proves That Fun and Adventure Aren't Without Consequences

This video shows a girl getting absolutely launched into the air from an inflatable "blob" on a lake. She lies on one end, while what has got to be a much larger man jumps down onto the other. It looks like both the most fun thing ever as well as one of the most painful when she lands. Where can I get me one of these?… » 7/30/08 2:00pm 7/30/08 2:00pm