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Lava from Kilauea volcano enters ocean, creates toxic cloud

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption that began more than two weeks ago. Authorities on Sunday warned the public to stay away from the […]
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Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought

SALIDA, Colo. (AP) — Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States this spring, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation’s most popular mountain rivers. State and federal officials say water from melting snow is rushing into the Arkansas River in central Colorado, thanks to a […]
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‘Jurassic Park’ dinosaur expert’s next big thing: holograms

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana paleontologist who consulted with director Steven Spielberg on the “Jurassic Park” movies is developing a three-dimensional hologram exhibit that will showcase the latest theories on what dinosaurs looked like. Jack Horner and entertainment company Base Hologram are aiming to have multiple traveling exhibits ready to launch next spring. They […]
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Rural Hawaii communities face various volcano threats

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — In the weeks since Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano began erupting, dozens of homes have burned from oozing lava, people have fled their homes and plumes of steam from the summit have shot skyward, prompting officials to distribute face masks to protect against ash particles. Lava flows have grown more vigorous in recent […]
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Brumby reprieve: Australia to ban wild horses cull at national park

Australia said Sunday the culling of wild horses in a unique national park would be banned despite fears the animals were threatening native species. An estimated 6,000 feral horses, known locally as "brumbies", live in Kosciuszko National Park, a UNESCO-recognised biosphere reserve some 470 kilometres (292 miles) south of Sydney that has plant species found nowhere else in the world. Conservationists have called for the brumbies to be culled, saying the introduced animals were causing environ...
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Hawaii lava evacuees grow weary as uncertainty drags on

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Ed Arends grabbed what he could in the night and fled his 5-acre property, lava oozing from a crack in his neighborhood on Hawaii’s Big Island. That was more than two weeks ago. He hasn’t been able to stay at his house since. “It’s disconcerting not being home, being displaced,” Arends […]
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Iraqi, Syrian guides bring views to Philadelphia museum

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three Iraqi natives and a Syrian woman have been enlisted as guides to share a modern cultural perspective with visitors to new Middle Eastern galleries at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia. The guides intersperse personal stories with historic content as they lead groups through the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and […]
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15 things to know about Louisiana

L ouisiana is a culture all its own. The cities and streets have unique names — some in French, others derived from Native American languages. The adventures are so much more diverse than you’d expect. And the cuisine…well, to use a local expression, it’ll make you “slap ya’ mama!” Trust us, that’s a good thing. There’s a lot you need to know before visiting the Bayou State — read on for a solid primer that will leave you wanting more. 1. Sucking heads and pinching tails is a legitimate pastim...
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Preplan your Trip to Australia to Make it Exciting and Memorable

Everyone wishes to have sporadic trips to popular locales around the globe. Some take short once to places close by and other prefer to explore distant locations. It is all a matter of personal choice as no two people need to be thinking same. The important thing is to know that you are well managed for the whole trip each time as many times the place would be totally new to everyone with you. Particularly in popular tourist destination like Australia which sees millions travelling to its shore...
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After tens of thousands of pre-orders, high-end 3D headphones startup Ossic disappears

After taking tens of thousands of crowd-funding pre-orders for a high-end pair of “3D sound” headphones, audio startup Ossic announced this weekend that it is shutting down the company and backers will not be receiving refunds. The company raised $2.7 million on Kickstarter and $3.2 million on Indiegogo for their Ossic X headphones which they pitched as a pair of high-end head-tracking headphones that would be perfect for listening to 3D audio, especially in a VR environment. While the company a...
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10 Fun Things to do in Greater Williamsburg VA with Kids

From theme parks, to living-history museums, to outdoor adventures, Greater Williamsburg, Virginia is bursting with fun attractions and memory making opportunities.   Its location makes it quite accessible to many people living on the East Coast and an excellent location for a family getaway. And it’s an easy three-hour drive from our home base in Raleigh, NC. We spent five days in the region in partnership with Visit Williamsburg , exploring all the fun things to do in Williamsburg ...
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Family Travel – 7 Ideas for a Weekend with your Child

One of the crucial ideas of positive parenting is to dedicate time to your child, to develop a bond that will let you stay a friend of your kid throughout the whole life. If you are pondering over how to organize an outstanding and memorable kids weekend, this article may be what you need. Family Travel – 7 Ideas for a Weekend Getaway One of the best things to do with kids this weekend is to take up some sports activities. For this, you do not have to enroll in the posh club. Visiting the n...
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The Impact of Mexico on Abstract Art: Josef Albers at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice

Tenayuca I by Josef Albers - Photo: Cat Bauer (Venice, Italy) I was mesmerized by the restrained passion of the Josef Albers in Mexico exhibition that opened today at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection here in Venice. Curated by the delightful Lauren Hickson, Associate Curator of Collections at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Hickson has organized the show to tell a riveting story of how Albers's fascination with all things pre-Columbian influenced his abstract work. The show juxtapose...
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Signs you've become Alaskan

It’s no secret not all Alaskans are born in Alaska. Many find themselves in Alaska for university, work, military assignments, or the call of the wild. In such cases, there’s a process one goes through in becoming Alaskan that largely begins with tenure and proximity to the bred and born “Alaska Grown” tribe. After a year or two, it should be no big surprise when you find yourself exhibiting several (if not all) eleven of these signs that you’ve become Alaskan. In fact, you should feel a surge...
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Flower Power

            Flowers have a way, don't they? A natural, spiritual sense of healing. Chelsea and I went to a garden shop to order flowers, for her wedding, what a joy to be surrounded by flowers and having t≈          [Author: Tongue in Cheek]
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Ground Control Paris

Last Saturday night Vincent and I met friends for dinner at Ground Control, a summer pop up venue of food and retail stalls housed in a former railroad car hangar. I wasn’t sure what to expect, as my friends didn’t tell us much information before we met them. After a ten-minute walk from Gare de Lyon, we arrived at an industrial building and climbed up a flight of stairs to a huge outdoor space filled to the rafters with locals enjoying the remains of a most sunny and pleasant day. Most we...
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New Mexico summer

Summer in the southwest is a glorious time. The sun is shining, skies are clear, and everyone is out and about enjoying the good weather. Until it becomes just too darn hot and people start looking for things to do to get out of the heat. Lucky for you, New Mexico has plenty to keep you entertained and occupied during the summer months, from music festivals to nature retreats. Whatever you enjoy, whether it’s hiking, trying new things, lazing around, eating different food, or shopping, New Mex...
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Updates for 20th Century Fox World Theme Park

With the 20th Century Fox World Theme Park in Malaysia opening really soon, many are anticipating what is it going to look like. Officially, there has been no photos, press release or announcements done by Resorts World Genting to date.  For those visiting Resorts World Genting, they will definitely see the construction ongoing, as it is done in the open, where the former outdoor theme park and Arena of Stars was located. This article will share some of the latest updates for the 20th Centur...
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Travel Troubleshooter | Please fix name on my baby’s airline ticket, Expedia

When Expedia truncates her daughter's name on an airline ticket, a Greece vacation is in jeopardy. Will she be able to fly with her baby?
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Budget volunteer in Malawi

Earlier this year I spent a month living in a village in Malawi, volunteering with a local organization, fundraising several thousand dollars to contribute to the community, and gaining a lot of clarity on my responsibility as a globe-trotting nomad to give back. I also spent less than $500 (including my international airfare!) for a month in Africa — one of the most expensive continents for tourists to travel to. Here, I’ve outlined my intense budget (as well as some clever hacks I used) to a...
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Paris: 7 tips for surviving the Louvre

The most visited museum in the world boasts more than a few masterpieces. With over 35,000 pieces of art on display and a crush of visitors six days a week, the Louvre is anything but quaint and calming. It can easily be one of the most exhausting experiences possible in Paris — even if it is one of the most rewarding. With an expansive Egyptian collection, some enormous French canvases, and one curious little Italian who gets a whole wall to herself, the Louvre can take days to appreciate fully...
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Petit Palais

I went to see an exhibit at the very beautiful Petit Palais here in Paris, les Hollandais à Paris, about artists from the Netherlands who came to Paris through the years to paint and be part of the art going on there. Some I had heard of, Van Gogh of course, others were new to me. It was very enjoyable. No photos were allowed. The poster for the exhibit. The painting it shows is by Van Gogh painted from his brother’s apartment in Paris in Montmartre. There was also a very interesting one of win...
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Yelp and TripAdvisor Team Up to Pile On Google Over Monopoly-Like Search Results

Google found itself in an uncomfortable position Sunday night, as 60 Minutes placed a magnifying glass on the company that accounts for of all search traffic and asked if it is operating as a monopoly. Following the broadcast, Yelp and TripAdvisor announced a new initiative designed to restore more diverse…Read more...
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10 Creative Ways Anyone Can Earn A Living On The Road

Traveling long-term offers more than just a chance to see breathtaking sights, eat delicious exotic foods, and meet marvelous people. It also gives you the opportunity to expand your interests and develop new and hidden skill sets. Like a caterpillar in a cocoon about to burst, I had wings, latent talents waiting to be exposed to the light of day – the wings that have taken me to places I never dreamed of. Some people are fortunate enough to make a living online by doing things like freelance ma...
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Things to Know About Saltwater Trolling Motors

Have you ever been out for saltwater fishing? Just imagine those thrilling trips when your boat quietly glides through the water and you succeed to net in those little creatures. So, what exactly helps in setting up these joyous trips is the trolling motor without which your fishing trails will be left incomplete. Likewise, saltwater trolling motors are designed to take you safely on the salt water despite its anti-corrosive nature. The advantage is that these motors are a bit heavier and can, ...
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With at least $1.3 billion invested globally in 2018, VC funding for blockchain blows past 2017 totals

Although bitcoin and blockchain technology may not take up quite as much mental bandwidth for the general public as it did just a few months ago, companies in the space continue to rake in capital from investors. One of the latest to do so is Circle, which recently announced a $110 million Series E round led by bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain. Other participating investors include Tusk Ventures, Pantera Capital, IDG Capital Partners, General Catalyst, Accel Partners, Digital Currenc...
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United Shuffles Newark and Washington Flying Because of Capacity Constraints

When United first announced that it would shift flying in Newark to focus more on local traffic while Washington/Dulles would be bulked up to handle connections, you may have flashed back to the American-TWA merger. At that time, American said it would focus Chicago/O’Hare on local traffic while St Louis would handle connections. That failed spectacularly, but don’t make the mistake thinking this is the same thing. What United is doing may be motivated by the same reasons (capacity constraint...
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Travel News: May 21, 2018

Millennials traveling and spending more than any other age group this summer Travel Weekly Millennials are more likely to take a vacation this summer than they were last summer, and they are the most likely age demographic to spend the most on vacations, according to results from a Travelport survey released Thursday. The 2018 Travelport U.S. Vacation Survey found that overall, 38% of respondents said they are more likely to take a vacation this summer than last. Over half of millennials (56%) ...
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Yes, green at last...

Yes, there are now trees and a lot of green to be found again, once you have reached the ground level after having arrived to “Les Halles” via one of the underground metro (1, 4, 7, 11) or RER (A, B, D) lines. I could perhaps quote what I already wrote in a previous post about « Les Halles »… « The first market on this spot was established during the 12th century… », but you can perhaps rather have a look here - or here and here.   Well, still regretting why not at...
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Avail for the Best Tibet Tours with the Help of Travel Agencies

If you are planning a good holiday with your family, then do opt for the Tibet tour which is good with a peaceful result. Tibet is a good place to take a trip with family members or friends for a couple of days. We have checked a lot of papers to make this article most useful for all tourist who looking for high-quality holidays in Tibet. Enjoy the natural beauty of the situation with the lovely ambiance and soothing atmosphere surrounding the whole area. People from various parts of the world ...
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