Coca-Cola Basically Owns the Grand Canyon

Adrian Chen · 11/10/11 10:16AM

Some Grand Canyon National Park officials had the great idea to ban bottled water at the park. But, oops, the ban was called off after Park superiors had a friendly chat with major national parks donor Coca-Cola.

Is This Guy the World's Worst Grandpa?

Jeff Neumann · 09/02/11 07:13AM

If you read a story about Christopher Carlson taking his three young grandsons to the Grand Canyon this month for some hiking and bonding, you might go, "wow, that's really nice of him." Then consider that he took the kids — ages 8, 9 and 12 — on a 19-mile forced march in 108-degree heat and you might go, "wow, what an asshole." Oh, and there's much, much more. From the Arizona Daily Sun: