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12 killed in Costa Rica bus plunge

A busplunged off a steep road in a mountainous area north of Costa Rica's capital on Thursday, killing 12 people and injuring another 12, rescue officials said. The 31 passengers on the bus were retired staff members of Costa Rica's National University on their way to an indigenous reserve to carry out social work, the institution's rector said. Show More Summary

BREAKING NEWS: Plane transporting Made in Chelsea crew crashes in the Pacific as crew make their way to film Costa Rica special

A plane carrying crew of television show Made in Chelsea has crashed in the Pacific ahead of a Costa Rica special episode.

Video Of A Lichen Katydid's Amazing Camouflage

yesterdayHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video captured by wildlife photographer David Weller in Costa Rica of a lichen katydid demonstrating its camouflage. It's called a lichen katydid because it's a katydid that looks like lichen ("algae and/or cyanobacteria living among filaments of a fungus in a symbiotic relationship"). Show More Summary

Some Birds to See in Costa Rica around Carara National Park

Carara National Park isn’t just any old protected area. It’s one of the top birding hotspots in Costa Rica and...

Why one surfer is suing Costa Rica over crocodiles

While you’ve likely heard about the controversial practice of shark culling around the globe in response to shark attacks, one surfer is taking legal action to compel the Costa Rican government to manage another type of marine predator: crocodiles. Show More Summary

How two boomers keep the spirit alive

Deby Hogue and her husband moved almost a decade ago from LA to Costa Rica. The post How two boomers keep the spirit alive appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Diverse growing regions key to availability

Bananas may be the top-selling item in the produce department, but practically none of them are grown in the U.S. Guatemala, Ecuador and Costa Rica are the leading sources of bananas in U.S. supermarkets, and most major importers source from several countries. Ecuador has been the main supplier of U.S. Show More Summary

How The Real 'Auntie Anne' Used Pretzels To Save Her Marriage

Step into any Auntie Anne’s pretzel store, and you’re in a happy place. At more than 1,500 locations ? mostly in U.S. malls and airports, but also in 30 other countries from Costa Rica to Japan ? the sweet smell of fresh-baked soft pretzels...Show More Summary

Tropical bats found to use carotenoids for skin coloration

(—In the pursuit of greater carotenoid bioavailability to ensure human health, researchers have sought other animal models of carotenoid function. Recently, a collaborative of biologists in Spain and Costa Rica published the...Show More Summary

Monday Open Thread: Where Will You Go?

Some suggestions for those at or approaching retirement age: Cuenca, Ecador Algarve, Portugal Ambergris Caye, Placencia or Cayo, Belize Panama Costa Rica Medellin, Colombia Uruguay Best places to retire 2016 (health care, residency permits,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Costa Rica’s late show sinks Russia

last weekSports / Football : EPL Talk

Moscow (AFP) – Joel Campbell’s injury-time spotkick lifted Costa Rica to a 4-3 win over Russia on Sunday to end the 2018 World Cup hosts’ unbeaten run under new coach Stanislav Cherchesov. Goals by midfielders Randall Azofeifa, Bryan...Show More Summary

Territorio de Zaguates (Land of Strays) in Alajuela, Costa Rica

Over one million stray dogs roam Costa Rica. This is both unsafe for humans and the dogs, and the numbers tick higher and higher every day. The country has criminalized euthanasia, opting to simply spay and neuter dogs instead. ManyShow More Summary

Land Of The 'Free' Plunges To 15th "Free-est" Nation In The World

Turns out the "Land of the Free" may not be so "Free" after all. That is, at least according the 2015 Legatum Prosperity Index which found that the U.S. has dropped to the 15th "most free" country in the world behind Costa Rica and Uruguay, among others. Perhaps even more staggering is that the U.S. Show More Summary

Buff-breasted Sandpiper Overload (and Other Fall Birding Highlights in Costa Rica)

“Tis the season for migration, bi bi bi bi bird, bi bird bi bird.” This little ditty should be sung...

Bittersweet Costa Rica

Bittersweet Costa Rica from Kevin Day on Vimeo. It has been a long time since I could muster the energy to update Tanager Photography, but now the dust of my life has settled a bit, and I’m ready to return. So much was stolen from me in November 2015 — but now, I feel like I’ve got it all back in spades. Show More Summary

Out of Context? My CNN Interview

From China to Costa Rica, positive messages have been pouring in from friends around the world who saw my CNN Business Traveller Interview. Hate rhetoric has also reared its ugly head as chronic MSers think TPOL is a snitch thanks to diagram that I didn’t create. Show More Summary

Lichen Katydid Camouflage

Photographer David Weiller captured this eyepopping macro video of the Markia Hystrix, aka the Lichen Katydid, a spiky grasshopper as it blends in brilliantly with its similarly fibrous surroundings in Costa Rica.

Cartoon: U. S. Elections (Cartoon from Costa Rica)

See great cartoons by all the top political cartoonists at To license this cartoon for your own site, visit The post Cartoon: U. S. Elections (Cartoon from Costa Rica) appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

Costa Rica’s Last Green Mile (Video)

Originally published on The Climate Reality Project. Imagine an entire country powered by 100-percent renewable energy. For Costa Rica, that’s nearly a reality. Costa Rica’s environmental minister, Edgar Gutiérrez, recently explained...Show More Summary

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