On July 10th, Death Valley celebrates 100 years of the highest temperature ever recorded on earth. It is kind of an interesting coincident that Death Valley is in an extreme heat wave right now. Today's temperature is expected to hit 127 degrees Fahrenheit and the 100 year old record is at 134 degrees (56.7 degrees celsius).
Jul 2 2013, 4:39am CDT
Source: 49 News Topeka
In the summer, body temperature is often influenced by the air temperature. The hottest temperature in recent recorded history 134 degrees in Death Valley, CA. We’ve hit a record of 121 degrees in the state of Kansas – but we average 91 degrees for this time of the year.
Official temperatures are actually taken in the shade to make sure we get true readings of the air’s temperature, but when you’re out in the sun it’s much hotter because you are also receiving direct rays fr ...
Full article at: 49 News Topeka
3 days ago, 9:45pm CDT
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6 days ago, 5:45am CDT
Source: Splice Today
I’m listening to Car Talk, driving north on Route 95 out of Las Vegas towards Death Valley. Out here in the desert the only station the rental car stereo can pick up is Nevada Public Radio, broadcast from God knows where—I haven’t seen more than rusted out cars and abandoned trailers in 40 miles. The station fades in and out so I can’t really follow what’s happening. I just hear static, then the Car Talk guys laughing hysterically. The transmis—kkkkk—my brothe—kkkkk—Ahahah ...
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Jul 16 2014, 2:33pm CDT
There was some extremely sad news over the weekend following the death of Dave Legeno, who you might remember for his role as Fenrir Greyback in the Harry Potter movies.
Dave was tragically discovered to have died while hiking in California's Death Valley and since the news broke, several of his Harry Potter co-stars including Tom Felton and Emma Watson have taken to Twitter with messages of remembrance.
Full article at: Sugarscape
Jul 15 2014, 6:34am CDT