California’s Lake Tahoe is known for being blue—really, really blue. And for a long time people assumed that bright color was because it was so clear. We now know that isn’t the case after a study on the lake revealed something weird.
Here's the secret door to Superman's Fortress of Solitude. Or its toilet pipe. Or just an awesome photo of an ice column in a tunnel carved in the rock, near Lake Tahoe. In any case, a beautiful image. [Full Frame Collective—Thanks Attila Nagy!]
Do you remember that mysterious safe hidden behind a wall inside Bill's Casino in Reno? Well, it's been opened. Cool! Not really, since it was opened and filmed by Oprah's people for a TV special. So no one knows what's inside still. TV drama!
Mike Laub recently bought Bill's casino in Lake Tahoe and was in the process of renovating the building. But when he started tearing down walls, Laub found a four foot tall, black locked safe that was hidden underneath a staircase and sealed off behind a wall.
Behold this gorgeous time-lapse video of the Milky Way rising in the night sky, captured by Justin Majeczsky at a gorgeous Lake Tahoe vantage point. Look closely and you can see Sagittarius!
Back in the day, military pilots would tool around drunk on motorcycles all night and and abuse their planes by day until they nearly fell apart. Now they can't even dunk helicopters into Lake Tahoe without getting in trouble!