Colorado’s full of rocks. Some bear gold, diamonds or silver. Others burble oil, gas and water. A rare few record death itself. These geological gallows occur in sedimentary rocks that dot some of our most inconspicuous scenery. Striped layers in such strata built up one-by-one as sediment accumulated at the bottom of valleys, lakes and […]
Under the grubby soils of northern Colorado lies the nation’s biggest diamond deposit.
Imagine the entire earth covered in ice.
In the spirit of fake news and urban legends, Colorado is well known for inventing the teddy bear.
Colorado has some of the strangest mountains and plains on earth.
Which is worse? Flying a redeye, imbibing too much, or sleeping in the mountains? Surprisingly, it’s a tossup.
I remember the first time I stepped over a snake. Mid-stride, the round rock below me moved.
The second-fastest growing industry in Colorado? Solar and renewable energy.
The majority of Coloradans depend on the prairie—and don’t even know it.
We’re causing earthquakes to happen, and we’re not very prepared for them.