Nino Padova

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Why are baby lobsters washing up on a Mexican beach?

I’ve seen a lot of crazy things on Mexican beaches, but nothing quite like this… Earlier this week thousands of baby lobsters washed up on a 5-mile stretch of shore near Tijuana. The event reportedly began on Monday, and by Tuesday morning police and fire department officials, with help from local residents, were on the beach with buckets, working to […]

BASE jumper Dean Potter dies, here’s his best video

I’ve never jumped out of an airplane or high-lined across the Grand Canyon, and the way things are looking, I probably never will.

All the Pretty Horses

We love wild horses. And by we, I don’t just mean Sunset. There are animals that people care about more, and mustangs happen to be one of them. Seventy-two percent of Americans support protecting wild horses, which have been declared by law “living symbols of the historic and pioneer spirit of the West.” But, as reporter Mac McClelland points out […]

Win a trip to a hop farm

Goose Island Beer Co. is a craft brewery based in Chicago. I should say, it used to be a craft brewery. In 2011, it sold 58% of the company to Anheuser-Busch for a cool $38.8 million. Which, if you’re a pint-fisted craft purist, is like being kicked in the belly by a team of Budweiser Clydesdales. Still, I’ve had their beers and they’re […]