What are the Stations of the Cross?

A popular devotion of the Lenten season is praying the Stations of the Cross.  But what are they? How did this begin? Are they all from the bible? Are the stations I learned as a kid the only types of Stations of the Cross?

This page provides all kinds of information about the Stations of the Cross, different types, and how to use these devotions to increase spiritual growth during this season.