Colorado

Mother Hailed A Hero For Prying Open Mountain Lion's Jaws To Save Her Son

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.06.2016 | UK

A mother in Colorado has been hailed for saving her son's life by prying the jaws of a mountain lion open as it bit him. She ran into her back garden ...

The Dumb Luck of Denver's Leopold Brothers

Mike Gerrard | Posted 04.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

I'm in Bramble and Hare in Boulder, Colorado, talking spirits with 'Bar Tzar' Griffin Farro. 'We use some spirits from Leopold Brothers out of Denver...

What I Learned at Vail After Not Skiing for 20 Years

Karen Goodwin | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Goodwin

The first thing I notice is the difference in ski apparel. Last time I skied, ski pants were tight and had stirrups. Ski jackets were short and fitted, sometimes with clear pockets to display lift tickets. Since my old ski pants and jacket still fit, I literally dusted them off and donned them, believing I was back in the game.

Tornado Chasing Photographer Captures 14 Spectacular Twisters In One Hour

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK

Storm chasers can spend months hunting for that perfect twister. Photographer Brian Morganti was lucky enough to land 14 in just one hour. The 19-year...

The Train They Never Robbed

Mike Gerrard | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

The noise of a train whistle blowing in the night is one of the most evocative sounds in America. It's a haunting sound that makes any traveller want to turn into a hobo, jump aboard, and go wherever the train tracks take you.

Storm Chasers With A Death Wish Capture Incredible Timelapse Of A Supercell Storm

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Tech

A group of storm chasers have captured a stunning timelapse of a supercell in Colorado. According to the group, the storm was stationary for '...

Cold War Icon To Be Re-Opened To Protect US Against EMP Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- One of America’s most potent symbols of the Cold War is to re-open more than a decade after it was abandoned. Cheyenne Mountain, the sub...

Selfie 'Could Have Caused Plane Crash'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Tech

A light aircraft crash in Colorado which cost the lives of both the pilot and the passenger, could have been caused by the pilot trying to take a self...

Beyond The Ski Slopes - Connecting With People and Place In Colorado

Justin Francis | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Justin Francis

Responsible tourism may not seem to go hand in hand with the USA, particularly when its most shouted-about tourism offerings are often Disneyland and Las Vegas. And yet over the last couple of years, we've been looking more closely at this vast country, and have pulled out the hidden hideaways, cycling and hiking trails...

Jet Skiing Through Canyons Looks Like A Video Game

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Tech

This incredible video might look like a scene out of the new Star Wars film but in actual fact it's the stunning Lake Powell in Colorado. You can t...

The Edgy Ambience of US Supermax Prisons

Neil Durkin | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK
Neil Durkin

In certain London bars I reckon the bare monastic cell look is considered quite cutting edge. By contrast, ADX Florence is beyond cutting edge (unless it's prisoners cutting their wrists in despair). ADX Florence's ambience is an altogether bleaker affair, one which seems designed to crush people and push them right over the edge.

Zombie Apocalypses, Tesla Time Warp and the Visionary Elon Musk

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

The world needs its engineers. They build what the human mind conceptualizes, they create things that did not exist before, and they advance human civilization, sometimes in neat and tidy increments, and sometimes in quantum jumps that seem out of this world.

Colorado Has Made A LOT Of Money From Cannabis This Month

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK

The US state of Colorado collected more than a million pounds in taxes from newly legalised recreational marijuana businesses during the first month o...

Legalisation Of Cannabis Set To Generate Huge Tax Revenue Boost For Colorado

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK

Cannabis is set to be a billion-dollar legal industry in the state of Colorado by next year after officials suggested far greater volumes of the drug ...

US Politician Sparks Furore Over Colorado Cinema Shooting Comments

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- A Republican state senator in Colorado has claimed it was "maybe a good thing" that James Holmes, the alleged gunman in the Aurora theatre...

Ten Luxurious Ski Hotels

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

Not only do these hotels boast direct access to some of the world's best ski pistes, but many offer personalised services such as a ski valet and onsite ski rental, in order to maximise visitors' time on the slopes. In the evenings, guests can expect world-class spas, gourmet dining, extensive wine lists and the utmost comfort in their state-of-the-art guest rooms.

Colorado Student Sets Himself On Fire In School Cafeteria

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A Colorado student set himself on fire in the middle of his school cafeteria, in what local police suspect was a suicide attempt, it has emerged. C...

Sweden's Justice Minister Falls For Spoof Marijuana Deaths Article

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Sweden's Justice Minister has faced a furious backlash after falling for a spoof article about marijuana-linked deaths. Beatrice Ask posted the sat...

'Marijuana Overdoses Kill 37 In Colorado On First Day Of Legalization'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A satirical website managed to trick some people into thinking marijuana was a particularly lethal drug, with a rather excellent hoax story. The ar...

It's 'Green Wednesday' In Colorado

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

People living in Colorado have been taking advantage of it becoming the first jurisdiction in the world to legalise recreational cannabis use. The ...

WATCH: Snowball Fight Prank

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Ever wondered what would happen if you tried to pick a snowball fight with a complete stranger? Do you have visions of it being a fun-filled time o...

LOOK: Towns Cut Off In Colorado Flash Floods

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK

Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead. Up to 10 ...

Stormchaser Captures Incredible Shots In US

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK

These incredible shots were captured by Marko Korosec, 31, a storm chaser on a recent month-long trip to the USA. The pictures, which were taken in...

Prohibition: Sowing the Seeds of a New Ban

Jason Reed | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Politics
Jason Reed

As the government's arbitrary decision to ban Khat still resonates and incongruently flies in the face of evidence, it seems as if the prohibitive cru...

Aspen Defrosted

Black Tomato | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

The snow melts to reveal lush green mountains to be hiked and explored, and the visitors to town transform from slope seekers to culture hunters, ready for the seasonal festivals and shows. And so we present four very good reasons why Aspen shouldn't be overlooked when it comes to selecting your summer holiday destination.