Google Strapped a Camera To a Camel To Put The Desert on Street View

How do you map a desert when it's not exactly the best place to drive one of Google's Street View cars? Camel-cam, that's how. » 10/08/14 2:34pm 10/08/14 2:34pm

This dreamy time-lapse showcases Death Valley's starlit skies

Okay, stop what you're doing and hit the play button on this unspeakably beautiful new time-lapse video filmed last month in Death Valley. » 4/30/13 3:15pm 4/30/13 3:15pm

Self-filling bottle borrows beetle's trick of harvesting water from the…

The Namib Desert of southern Africa is a brutal a place to live, even for a beetle. To survive, the Namib beetle farms moisture, using its back to condense the water and then storing the water to drink later. » 11/25/12 12:00pm 11/25/12 12:00pm

The science behind the lonely singing of the sand

Out in the desert, the sand sometimes hums or 'sings' as people walk along the top of dunes. Find out what causes this beautiful yet creepy sound, and listen to audio of the sand song. » 3/17/11 7:00am 3/17/11 7:00am