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Today, we move to our new home at Discover Blogs: While we have immensely enjoyed being a part of Scienceblogs, we’ve decided together that it is time to move on. Our tremendous thanks go out to Seed for hosting The Intersection since 2006 where we’ve been honored to share the network with such an…

The American Southwest

Arizona Desert

The Great Divide

The Continental Divide runs north-south from Alaska to northwestern South America. It separates waters flowing into the Pacific Ocean from those flowing into the Atlantic or Gulf of Mexico. We stopped in New Mexico to document traversing this natural boundary…

New Mexico

We arrived in Austin on Thursday night and I’ve been pleasantly surprised to find such a progressive, musical, and fun corner of The Lone Star State. I’ve also got a feeling many of our readers have been through there, so let’s see how many locations you can identify from these photos:

Over Austin

While in Shreveport, Louisiana also we stopped at the Science Center to stretch our legs in the gift shop. Friendly folks, but still a reminder of the unfortunate Pluto affair. About half of the solar system mobiles, puzzles, and games had the 9th planet and the other half–not so much. What’s a space-loving youngster to…

Properly driving cross country involves stopping at unusual roadside attractions and sampling every regional delicacy you find. And once the landscape gets monotonous, calling into the local pop radio station to say you’d like to fill in as their guest DJ. Props to Brad Wells on Louisiana’s Star 101.9 for indulging me.

Crossing The Mississippi

The wind drowned out my commentary over the river, but watch for the train: