Adventure Quickies: Best Place for Stargazing, Removing Trash From Everest, and More

The calendar says it’s Friday, which means it’s also time for a quick recap of some fun and interesting adventure stories that you may have missed from this past week. Here’s a few things to have on your radar heading into the weekend. Astronomers Name Antarctica as Best Place for Stargazing:¬†Want to get the best … Read more

Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Immortalized on Pluto

It has been more than 60 years since Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay first reached the summit of Mt. Everest, and yet even today they are still being remembered for that historical feat. The latest honor came earlier this week when the International Astronomical Union announced the names of some prominent features that were recently … Read more

Video: On The Edge of Darkness

Timelapse video of the night skies rarely disappoint, and this video is no exception. Shot over a two-week period in Utah, the images seen here are both awe inspiring and incredibly humbling. The countless starts overhead provide an amazing sense of scale, while the rocky backdrop is spectacular too. This is one of those clips … Read more

Video: Escaping the Light Dome – Getting a Better View of the Night Sky

Light pollution has become a major deterrent for us to fully see the night sky overhead. In large metropolitan areas, the sky is so saturated by light, that sometimes only the brightest stars can be seen. But move out into the wilderness and glance up, and you’ll see the Universe completely displayed in front of … Read more