from Photographers' Blog:

The toughest foot race on earth

July 19, 2013

Death Valley, California

By Lucy Nicholson

Park Sukhee, 46, had been running and walking for more than 35 hours when he approached the base of Mount Whitney. His friend handed him a South Korean flag and he broke into a jog and a smile. Running ahead of him to take photos, and realizing I was his only other spectator, I lowered my camera to applaud his achievement.

from The Great Debate:

Time for GOP to stop denying climate change

By Mike Honda
October 5, 2012

Society, throughout history, has embraced “truths” later revealed to be false: The Earth is flat, the Sun revolves around the Earth and, now, climate change is a hoax. Strong evidence – including the fact that the Arctic ice melt has reached the lowest point in history – shows that climate change is real. Yet Republican members of Congress still refuse to take meaningful steps to address what can be done to protect our planet from this growing threat.

from Photographers' Blog:

Shooting heat without getting sweaty

November 28, 2011

By Kai Pfaffenbach

The use of photographs showing global climate change, industries' increasing emissions and its effect on our environment is growing rapidly.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

Can YOU pass the Budapest Test?

August 25, 2011

Blog Guy, I know you have a background in education. What is the most widely accepted test to identify people with extremely low IQs?

from Photographers' Blog:

Sizzling on the salt flats

August 16, 2011

By Jim Urquhart

As soon as I got out of my car and stepped onto the salt I could feel the skin on the end of my nose begin to sizzle. Within five minutes I cracked open my first water bottle and was relatively uncomfortable. By the time 15 minutes had past I was already questioning why in the hell did I choose to go on this three day assignment.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

Yes, it’s hot enough for me! Okay?

July 23, 2011

I went out this morning and I lost count of the number of people who said, "Hot enough for you?" and "Gonna be a scorcher!"

from Photographers' Blog:

Tips on the fire line

June 17, 2011

My rental SUV smells like a junior high school locker room manned by a chain-cigar-smoking gym instructor and I am standing on the side of the road with my pants and shirt half off cleaning myself with baby wipes and I am itching in areas that are not suppose to itch like that… yeah, I am in the field covering a wildfire.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

So, you come to displace often?

July 14, 2010

pool this 490

Quick quiz: If you plan to beat the heat by going to a public swimming pool, be aware of the serious danger of....

from Changing China:

Breathless in Beijing — an athletic has-been tries the air

By Sean Maguire
August 10, 2008

weather graphicThe long-distance cyclists said it was dreadful, the marathon runners live in fear of it and the tennis players want extra breaks to help them withstand its effects.