Photos from Minimalist Town Sun City, Arizona

Sun City Arizona Photograph 8

After a lifetime of employment, one can look forward to retirement in Sun City, Arizona. Located outside of Phoenix, it has one of the lowest crime rates and is also one of the cleanest cities in the country. Life is simple in Sun City. The houses have air conditioning, there’s not much traffic in the neighborhoods and there’s plenty of recreational activity such as shuffleboard, bocce ball and of course, golf.

There Are Still Places to Pioneer – Just Not Very Many

:THE INCREDIBLE HUMAN SERIES: click here to see more from the series


Humans have made it to the north pole, the south pole, to the moon, to the bottom of the sea, to the top of Mt. Everest — it would seem that there are not too many places left to be pioneered. The Grand Canyon, being one of the most well known monuments on the planet, would be the last place you might imagine unexplored canyons. Most of the Grand Canyon is associated with seeing the incredible views of its grandeur, but it is the narrow slot canyons that make up the intricate pathways of the water making its way into the giant canyon and river below. The final line in the trailer below suggests that John Wesley Powell first discovered the Grand Canyon 142 years ago, but there are still places there where no human has ever been.

Massive Sand Storm Hits Phoenix Arizona

Phoenix Arizona experienced an unusually massive sand storm, or ‘haboob‘ in the early evening today. Excited and mesmerized residents stopped to film the event, many capturing time-lapse videos as the impressive storm swallowed the city.