The Subway is a slot canyon at Zion National Park in Utah. It’s the kind of natural phenomena that looks so beautiful it’s almost otherworldly. You can imagine catching a supernatural train to the underworld here.
This composite shot of the Cosmic Navel, in Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is almost 200 feet wide, with the rock in the middle rising 33 feet above the indentation.
Utah lawmakers are prepared to strap condemned criminals to this horrible chair and shoot them if they need to. They've just approved a bill that would allow the state to execute people by firing squad if there's a shortage of lethal injection chemicals needed to kill people the socially acceptable way.
A few weeks ago, we looked at a photo essay on Mir Mine, a nearly mile-wide mine in Eastern Siberia that's one of the largest man-made holes on Earth's surface. It made us wonder: Where the largest hole ever made by humans? As it turns out, it's right here in the United States.
Next time you're flying over Moab, Utah—okay, maybe the next time you're checking out Google Maps—look over to see this lake of unnatural shape and color. You can't miss it; it's the electric blue smudge in an ocean of brown rock.
In the 1960s, Apollo astronauts trained for their moon missions in Iceland. Today, members of the Mars Society's Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) play Mars-colony in the striated deserts of Utah.
Are you happy now, Park City? After a planned addition to the Kimball Art Center sparked public outrage over the design—an awesome, spiraling log cabin from space—the architects behind the proposal, Bjarke Ingels Group, have unveiled an austere new design.
Utah is an outstandingly beautiful monumental state, with some of the most incredible landscapes I've ever seen in my life. Monument Valley, the Valley of the Gods, Bryce Canyon, Zion, Capitol Reef, and of course Arches and Canyonlands, which you can see in this timelapse.
While reading Sarah Murray's excellent book, Making An Exit—a global travelogue that explores rituals of dying around the world—I learned that you can actually be mummified by a private company in Utah. They're called Summum, they're based in Salt Lake City, and their process is patented. It involves rubber.
This is one of the most arresting compilations of landscape and astrovideography we've seen in ages. Titled "Huelux," created by photographer Randy Halverson, the video plays like a greatest-hits reel of natural phenomena in South Dakota, Wyoming and Utah.
Google Fiber—which for most of us is an idea better than any dream we've ever had—is expanding. After blessing Kansas City with superlightspeed Internet, it's moving on to Austin, Texas and Provo, Utah. Chances are you probably don't live there. Chances are you might have not even heard of Provo. Chances are you're…
A U.S. Forest Service Officer on foot patrol along a popular trail in Utah made a shocking discovery last week. A couple of crazy men rigged the entrances to a rudimentary shelter with booby traps. People could have died.
1929 is a rather infamous year in American history.
Utah's Transportation Authority is tired of scraping pedestrians off the sides of its trains, deposited there on account of the person's "distracted walking." So, the UTA is taking the only logical step—imposing fines!
On March 9, 1913, the still-around Salt Lake Tribune published a one Dr. Gustav Luchy's simple plan to traverse the wastes of Antarctica and extract the continent's vast mineral riches.
Sure, I know that human slingshots aren't exactly new but not new doesn't mean they're not fun. In fact, like this video proves, if you get a group of friends together with a few helmet cams, video cameras, an ATV and a human slingshot, you'll have the time of your freaking life.
Check out the latest installment in photographer Dustin Farrell's three-part Landscapes series, a collection of jaw-dropping time-lapse videos of the southwestern United States.
One of the most recognizable characteristics of raptor dinosaurs — the clever, pack-hunting carnivores immortalized in the Jurassic Park movie series — is the enormous, scythe-like talon located on the second digit of each of their feet. But the true function of this intimidating anatomical feature has puzzled…