Security officer Cyril Ruthenberg on his wild photographic recognition


In February, part-time security officer Cyril Ruthenberg received news that one of his photograph had placed in the top 50 best nature and wildlife photographs in the annual Sony World Photography Awards (open competition category)—out of 173,000 entries! While the museum staff is used to hearing about their co-workers talents, Cyril’s stunning shot of a yawning lion begs to be shared with everyone else. I caught up with Cyril during one of his patrols through the Western art wing of the museum. Read more [...]

Are Homeowners Ruining Our Wild Places?


The hut has got to go. A decision handed down by the Okanogan County Superior Court in Washington last Wednesday ruled that a controversial hut on a ridge above the town of Mazama must be moved. It apparently violates protective covenants that guard the visual landscape of Washington’s Methow Valley, on the eastern edge of the Cascades. This isn’t the first time Valley residents (or U.S. residents for that matter) have fought to protect their views. “There are thousands of cases Read more [...]

Channing Tatum: Stripping in Nature While “Running Wild with Bear Grylls”


He’s always been a bit of a daredevil, so when Channing Tatum got the chance to be a part of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls,” he couldn’t wait. The “Magic Mike” hunk got to show off his acrobatic skills when jumping from a helicopter into a lake in the middle of nowhere, opting for a perfectly-executed back flip. And once Channing and Bear made it to shore, they warmed up their bodies with some push-ups before taking down their pants to wring out the water. Mr. Tatum’s episode of “Running Read more [...]

Lou Reed Walked On The Wild Side With His Estate Planning


Maybe we shouldn't be surprised.  After all, Lou Reed was the man who famously crooned, "Hey babe, talk a walk on the wild side."  The late lead singer and guitarist of The Velvet Underground -- and of course, a musician and songwriter with a successful, decades-long solo career -- may [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Minnesota Wild Game 4: Live Score and Highlights


The Minnesota Wild host the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 4 of their Western Conference semifinal series, looking to even the series at two games apiece. Game time is 9:30 p.m. ET. The Wild brought themselves back from a 2-0 series deficit by winning Game 3 by a 4-0 score, scoring four times in the third period to move to 4-0 at home in the playoffs this season. Can the Wild even the series, or will the Blackhawks take a 3-1 stranglehold lead on this series with a chance to close it out in Game 5 on Read more [...]

Wild theories fill void left by missing Malaysian plane


BEIJING/SINGAPORE: Shot down by a military jet. Blown up by terrorists. Hijacked by elves. Ranging from the barely believable to the wildly absurd, popular theories about the fate of a missing Malaysian airliner circulate widely even as anguished relatives wait for news of its 239 passengers and crew. Flight MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing vanished early on Saturday and a huge search by ships and aircraft from 10 nations has yet to find a trace of it. While they still cannot rule out a hijacking Read more [...]

Miley Cyrus Goes Wild at Beacher’s Madhouse


After checking out Britney Spears' show earlier in the evening, Miley Cyrus attended the unveiling of Beacher's Madhouse at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Friday (December 27). Showing off some midriff and plenty of leg, the "Wrecking Ball" singer hit the red carpet, posing with Jeff Beacher and mingling with guests including Adam Lambert, DJ Pauly D, and Kellan Lutz. Though the twerking pop star was rumored to be dating Kellan, she spent most of her time dancing and cozying up to her assistant, Read more [...]