It’s a dark and eerie day in Fort Collins. No, it’s not sunset, but it’s as dark as night. These photos were taken about noon as the smoke plume from the Cameron Peak Fire rained down ash and cast an eerie, mesmerizing glow. Snow is expected tonight. It can hurry up. pic.twitter.com/KSLY6c6AlK … [Read more...] about Colorado prepares for SNOW with temperatures plummeting up to 70F in 24 hours – the biggest single-day drop in 150 years – after 100F weekend that sparked raging wildfires across the state
'The wildfire situation throughout California is dangerous and must be taken seriously,' Moore told AP. 'Existing fires are displaying extreme fire behavior, new fire starts are likely, weather conditions are worsening, and we simply do not have enough resources to fully fight and contain every fire.' … [Read more...] about One hiker dies, at least 15 are trapped and 35 are rescued as wildfires torch a record two million acres in California, decimate a town in Washington, burn through Utah and Colorado and cause 100,000 to lose power in Oregon
"It was a plug-in smoke detector," he said. "Maybe it got unplugged? Had that smoke detector worked that was setting on the table right there, we would have known about it right at that point. … [Read more...] about Terrifying moment granddad with dementia is rescued as he sat and watched while his living room went up in flames
Bear revealed in early August he had plans to visit their son for the first time but the plan was news to River's mom, with Raiven taking to her Instagram page to deny what Bear had said. … [Read more...] about Alaskan Bush People’s Bear Brown’s ex Raiven shows off their son’s nursery in new home as star STILL hasn’t met baby
In the 1970s, Hollywood’s he-men wanted to be truckers: Kris Kristofferson in Convoy, inspired by the song; Burt Reynolds CB-slanging his way through Smokey and the Bandit I and II. Thelma and Louise took their revenge on a cat-calling trucker in 1991. Hollywood, presciently, had a cyborg drive a big rig in Terminator 2, and went full robot with Optimus Prime in the Transformers franchise. At the turn of the 21st century, the ever nostalgic hipsters’ love of trucker hats and T-shirts revived America’s fetishization of the long-distance driver. … [Read more...] about End of the road: will automation put an end to the American trucker?