The Coldest and Richest Towns in the USA

The Coldest and Richest Towns in the USA

The Richest  Atherton, California – Average Household Income: $450,696 When it comes to ranking the richest towns in the United States, Atherton easily came out on top. The small neighborhood situated just between San Jose and San Francisco is home to truly staggering mega mansions. According to Zillow, the median home value in Atherton is about […]

You Can Drive to Alaska

You Can Drive to Alaska

Open roads, beautiful views, incredible wildlife, and escape from the chaos of modern life is what an Alaska road trip is all about. Whether you are seasoned road tripper or never driven out of your city, an Alaskan road trip is within your reach. You can drive to Alaska from anywhere in the Continental US. […]

BP (NYSE:BP) to exit Alaska in $5.6 bn deal

BP (NYSE:BP) to exit Alaska in $5.6 bn deal

British oil giant BP said Tuesday it will sell all of its Alaska operations for $5.6 billion, exiting the state after 60 years to help meet divestment goals. The local firm Hilcorp Alaska will acquire the BP assets, including operations in the mammoth Prudhoe Bay oilfield, BP said in a statement. The sale, which is […]

Alaska No Longer Frozen All Year Round (w/Photos)

Alaska No Longer Frozen All Year Round (w/Photos)

Alaska has been America’s canary in the coal mine for climate warming, and the yellow bird is swooning. July was Alaska’s warmest month ever, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Sea ice melted. Bering Sea fish swam in above-normal temperatures. So did children in the coastal town of Nome. Wildfire season started early […]

U.S. Continues To Defend Itself With New Missile Defense Agency In Alaska

U.S. Continues To Defend Itself With New Missile Defense Agency In Alaska

The Missile Defense Agency’s (MDA) Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) program has completed delivery of its first radar panel to Clear, Alaska and placement of the final beam on the radar shelter as the program continues to successfully achieve all milestones and work towards delivery to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in 2020 at its Clear, Alaska site. The […]

Visiting America’s Great National Parks in Winter

Visiting America’s Great National Parks in Winter

Visiting America’s Great National Parks in Winter Americans  really enjoy their National Parks, especially in Summer months when the Sun is shining, and the days are longer. But, a  trip to a US National Park during peak Summer months also means crowds, high prices for lodging and sharing the trail with lots of people. But […]

Planning a Vacation in 2019, Consider These Super Destinations

Planning a Vacation in 2019, Consider These Super Destinations

Planning a Vacation in 2019, Consider These Super Destinations When planning a vacation in Y 2019, consider some destinations that are not overly traveled. Experience the South Africa, ancient Cambodia or holiday in Dubai, the City of the Future. Forget the chaos of London and Paris and check out these destinations for your Y 2019 […]

7.0 Earthquake Strikes Southern Alaska, Pipeline Shutdown

7.0 Earthquake Strikes Southern Alaska, Pipeline Shutdown

7.0 Earthquake Strikes Southern Alaska, Pipeline Shut Down $USO, $OIL, $COP, $MCP A magnitude 7.0 eEarthquake struck Alaska early Friday, shutting the state’s most important Crude Oil pipeline and potentially threatening Crude Oil exports. The temblor struck 13 kilometers north of Anchorage. The Alaska pipeline that carries Crude Oil from the Arctic coast to the […]

Some Americans Dream of Getting Off of the ‘Grid’

Some Americans Dream of Getting Off of the ‘Grid’

Some Americans Dream of Getting Off of the ‘Grid’ More and more Americans are wondering what life is like outside there cozy neighborhoods. They dream of lots of land, growing their own Real food, supplying their own electricity, living without government assistance, and gaining a new sense of independence. If you crave peace, quiet, solitude […]

The ‘Best’ West Coast Road Trips

The ‘Best’ West Coast Road Trips

The ‘Best’ West Coast Road Trips California, Oregon and Washington, Oregon, California and North to Alaska have good reason to boast about the scenery, and it becomes even more obvious to those who venture on road trips up and down the glorious West coast of North America. It is hard to dismiss the ‘best’ claims […]

Chinese Spy Ship Seen Off Alaska’s Coast

Chinese Spy Ship Seen Off Alaska’s Coast

Chinese Spy Ship Seen Off Alaska’s Coast A Chinese spy ship has been seen off of the Alaskan coast for the last several days,most  likely because of America’s recent missile defense system test. US Navy Captian Scott Miller of the the North American Aerospace Defense Command said the Chinese vessel is either a “communications” or […]

Obama’s Radical “Green”Agenda has Stalled US Infrastructure Development

Obama’s Radical “Green”Agenda has Stalled US Infrastructure Development

Obama’s Radical “Green”Agenda has Stalled US Infrastructure Development $COP, $TRP Oil and Gas company ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) requested a permit from the Obama Administration to launch an oil-drilling project in Alaska in early Y 2015. The drilling project, dubbed the Greater Mooses Tooth Development (GMTD), is located within the National Petroleum Reserve and would create thousands […]

The US Forest Service Spent $1.72-B on Firefighting in 2015

The US Forest Service Spent $1.72-B on Firefighting in 2015

The US Forest Service Spent $1.72-B on Firefighting in 2015 The US Forest Service, the nation’s primary firefighting agency, spent a record $1.72-B on firefighting in Y 2015. More than 50% of the land burned in the US by wildfires last year was in Alaska, according to the National Interagency Fire Center, which coordinates firefighting […]

Like Seafood…the Best are Wild Alaskan Salmon, Sardines and Anchovies

Like Seafood…the Best are Wild Alaskan Salmon, Sardines and Anchovies

Like Seafood…the Best are Wild Alaskan Salmon, Sardines and Anchovies It is abundantly clear that fish farms are not a viable solution to overfishing, they are making matters worse, destroying the marine ecosystem at a far more fast pace. Aquaculture promotes itself as a sustainable solution to overfishing. In reality though, fish farms actually cause […]