Ever seen an anteater get an ultrasound? No? The Denver Zoo can change that. Zoo tamandua Rio is pregnant -- thanks in no small part to her mate, Quito. Tamanduas are a species of anteater native to South America that sport sixteen-inch tongues that they use to, well, eat ants. That's an important ... More >>
Boulder-based photographer James Balog is an adventurer with a camera and a conscience who burst in the public eye last year with the release of Chasing Ice, a film about Balog's ongoing project to document the slow melting of arctic glaciers brought on by global warming. He's been around the world, ... More >>
Wonder what's going to happen on December 21? Ed Barnhart, director of the esteemed Maya Exploration Center, has been studying the Mayans since long before 2012 conspiracy theorists dreamed up this whole end-of-the-world thing, and he'll be lecturing on "Misunderstanding the Maya: 2012 and Why You S ... More >>
Thinking about taking a snow day and heading for the hills this morning? Crank up the Black Flag and point towards the Continental Divide, because the first snow of the season here in Denver hit ski country even harder, with Loveland reporting over 10 inches this morning at 5 a.m. and Arapaho ... More >>
It's finally October, and our crisp, cooler weather serves as a harbinger of harvest season. This time of year also has our mouths watering for fall's more luxurious, soul-satisfying menus. And you know what that means, right? Richer food calls for wines that can step up to the challenge. If this su ... More >>
Last month, after Jake Norris left Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey, the homegrown company that was sold late last year to Proximo Spirits, Rob Dietrich was named head distiller. After I chatted with Jake Norris about why he left, I decided it was important to talk with Dietrich. And in an inter ... More >>
There are, no doubt, saner ways to film the Cordillera Blanca of Peru than paragliding a few feet above jagged glaciers, vertiginous cliffs and freezing lakes, camera and breathing and life itself neatly suspended -- but that wouldn't be the path chosen by Sweetgrass Productions, a backcountr ... More >>
Perú Negro brings a musical legacy to life.
Some reasons to rise and shine.
Newmont Mining, Machu Picchu and the Museum of Nature & Science make strange bedfellows.
Touching the Void chillingly revisits climbers' ordeal.