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Artist Christo, who is famous for his "The Gates" installation in Central Park, will be expanding his presence westward. For his next project, he will cover portions of the Arkansas River (which is in Colorado, not Arkansas) with "silvery, luminous fabric panels." The installation will take place sometime next year. [Mother Nature Network]