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Can Salvation Mountain Be Saved?

Can Salvation Mountain Be Saved?

Along dusty Highway one-eleven in Niland, California, the Buckshot Deli and Diner is the place to get a strong cup of coffee, and directions to the area’s most famous landmark. Go two blocks to the south and turn left and go straight. That’s just how it is, you just know the people who want to …

Leonard Knight and his Technicolor Mountain

Leonard Knight and his Technicolor Mountain

LEONARD KNIGHT: It was called Technicolor Mountain, Mountain of Love, hundreds of different names. And people just decided to call it Salvation Mountain. I didn’t have a vision. When I came here, I wanted to put “God is love to the world” on a hot air balloon. And I spent 15 years in Nebraska and …

Kelp Forest | Nature Boom Time

Kelp Forest | Nature Boom Time

[TICKING][CLOCK ALARM][FIREWORKS].♪ ♪ CHARLIE: WHAT’S UP GUYS? MY NAME IS CHARLIE, THAT’S PATRICK, KIRBY’S FILMING RIGHT NOW AND TODAY WE’RE IN CALIFORNIA, IN MONTEREY, TO CHECK OUT AN UNDERWATER FOREST. WHILE EXPLORING THE U.S. WE’VE VISITED SOME OF THE COOLEST FORESTS IN THE ENTIRE COUNTRY, BUT WE WERE IN THE MOOD FOR SOMETHING REALLY DIFFERENT. …

Matt Petersen: Reducing Air Pollution in India

[TEXT: Reducing Air Pollution in India] [TEXT: A conversation in New Delhi with Matt Petersen Chief Sustainability Officer, Los Angeles, California] [TEXT: What can everyday people do to help reduce air pollution?] [Matt Petersen:] Any society, any community, any individual, you just return to the old mantra of reduce — reduce the amount of stuff …

The Daredevils Who Invented Mountain Biking

The Daredevils Who Invented Mountain Biking

The highwheelers are kind of fascinating. High wheelers were sort of this thrill seeking technology ridden mostly by athletic young men and the bigger the wheel, the faster you could go. There are stories of practices where when they started going down hill, the pedals were directly connected to the front wheel, and so as …