Reading Time: 16 minutes Jade Lakes, Rainbow Lake, and Upper and Lower Brooks Lakes are easily accessed and quite tame as a day or overnight hike. There are some important downsides to the area, however. ➻ Quick Facts ⤷Introduction I was going to, once again, have exactly one day off to hike. I wanted to assess whether or not Jade Lakes had golden trout in them still, so I decided to tackle this tame…
Reading Time: 11 minutes Lost Lake is a very short hike to a picturesque, colorful lake. It’s good for people who aren’t in shape, or for families with little children. ➻ Quick Facts ⤷Introduction I wanted to hike to Kisinger Lakes via either an old dirt road or via the Pinnacles Trail. The weather ended up being HORRIBLE on Saturday night, so I was left with only Sunday and Monday for hiking. Additionally, because…
Reading Time: 15 minutes MacLeod Lake (also spelled McLeod and Macleod) is a scenic lake in a rocky bowl best accessed from Swift Creek Trailhead by those who win competitions climbing the Empire State Building and by those who just hate their lives and want them to be a little bit more miserable. ➻ Quick Facts ⤷Introduction Because of the lack of staffing and number of operations, I was unable to acquire anything less…
Reading Time: < 1 minute The United States Air Force reports that the sudden withdrawal from Afghanistan has led to a significant financial loss. Pulling out so suddenly, $56 billion worth of coffee pots—49 of which were Keurig, while the remaining 175 were Mr. Coffees—were left behind, and now may be under Taliban control.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A lesser-used lake that’s a bit out of the way, but it still has nice views of the mountains.
Reading Time: 14 minutes What a blessing. The most value/mile of any short hike in the Winds or Cloud Peak Wilderness.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Boulder, CO—Scientists at the University of Colorado School of Geophysics have overturned a long-held world record for planetary heat here on Earth. While the record was previously held by Iran’s Lut Desert, it’s been definitively relegated into the realm of sweaty has-beens.
Reading Time: < 1 minute The creators of the sci-fi horror flick, “The Bird Box,” have announced a sequel to the acclaimed movie, but this time you’ll be able to get a good look at the monsters.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A quiet place with beautiful views in Grand Teton National Park? We were shocked to find out that such a thing exists.
Reading Time: < 1 minute “Just let them leave?” Harris spluttered. “Like live their own lives without our control? I hate them, but we can’t do that—their land is valuable, you hicks!”
Reading Time: < 1 minute Conyers, GA—Local mother Julie Andrews is overjoyed to see what her husband gets her for Mother’s Day, and she expressed that sentiment abundantly during our interview with her.
Reading Time: 2 minutes “Out, out!” screamed Mx. Still. “I don’t know what alien gender you are, but on this planet, we give our pronouns so that we don’t make other people uncomfortable!”
Reading Time: 2 minutes Looking to prevent another unarmed insurrection where the only people killed are defenseless women, the CIA has announced that it will begin using Predator drones over the US landmass.
Reading Time: < 1 minute The data shows that the violence of white supremacy can occur even when the nearest white person is some 80 miles away.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Chopped is being replaced by a new cooking show where the judges simply tell each other that no one dish is better or worse than the other and refuse further comment on the merits of the dishes.
Reading Time: < 1 minute A local 6-year-old girl has mastered the word “impostor” and now impresses her parents with it no less than 600 times per day, at a median decibel level of 87.
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Reading Time: 2 minutes Facing blowback for policies at the border, the Biden administration has announced that it is uncaging thousands of migrant children.
Reading Time: 2 minutes They say that you shouldn’t watch how they make the sausage. Today I’m going to help you watch narrative-building in real time. Observe below:
Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s amazing how exciting boring things can be.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Your emails went into oblivion.
Reading Time: 2 minutes “There’s nothing tastier than eating the bank account of a restaurateur who’s putting up a “PERMANENTLY CLOSED” sign,” he said with a chuckle and a smack of his lips. “Serve it up with a side of kids’ tears and you’ll have your new favorite dish.”
Reading Time: 2 minutes “Following the science, we were going to—Dr. that tickles, less tongue—going to just bake their heads in ovens, but the FAA said that didn’t comply with safety standards, and passenger safety is our number one priority,” the spokesperson continued as Dr. Fauci flicked him in the nose with a face-mask retention strap.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Writers have hinted that the DC superheroes will try to put an end to the terrible, murderous menace by masking him up with at least two masks, as their leader Dr. Science S. Fauci recommends, “but it won’t go as well as they’d hope, and only 99.6% of them will survive.”
Reading Time: < 1 minute White House press secretary Jen Psaki will finally be making good on promises to circle back to that.