eatingbreadandhoney: Crossing the River Styx by Joachim Patinir (circa 1480-1524).
SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - Thirty pronghorns, close cousins to antelope, died while crossing a frozen river in south central Idaho, in a very rare event for the sure-footed mammals, state wildlife managers said Tuesday.
The company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants a federal judge to block the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion pipeline's disputed crossing of a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota.
Check out this amazing video posted to facebook showing an inbound fishing vessel crossing the Chetco River (Brooking) bar near Brooking, Oregon. The footage is grainy but if you watch and listen closely it’s easy to see what’s happening. Show More Summary
For eight years I dreamt about my solo thru hike of the PCT. I lost myself in thoughts of trail life, trail families, river crossings and town misadventures – all done solo. I never considered hiking with anyone because most of my friends were not hikers or backpackers. Show More Summary
A couple kilometers after crossing the Daintree River, a metal spider web gate pokes between the trees. A horseshoe driveway brings guests up to a timber cottage, where you'll find the Daintree Entomological Museum, the largest collection of rare and bizarre insects in Australia. An immense vase of fresh leafy branches stands near the welcome desk. Show More Summary
After 10 years of trying, a Nigerian couple has been blessed with many bundles of joy! Earlier this week Dr. Ekpo Edet and Mrs. Esther Edet, both staff at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) in Cross River State, became parents to a beautiful set of quintuplets. The post Nigerian Couple Welcomes Quintuplets appeared first on Growing Your Baby.
Associated Press reports, “Officials say traffic crossing three tolled bridges connecting Kentucky and Indiana in the Louisville area averaged more than 81,000 vehicles during three recent days. RiverLink officials say just over 50 percent of those vehicles had transponders that were mounted and read by bridge cameras. Show More Summary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBWddXUCBsY Duge Beipanjiang Bridge crosses a gorge 565 meters above China's Nizhu River. That's a bigger height than One World Trade Center, and beats the previous record-holder by about 70 meters. (more…)
Providence Journal reports, “The chaotic convergence of automobiles where Route 95 North crosses the Woonasquatucket River and Northeast Corridor train tracks in downtown Providence pushes rush-hour congestion miles to the south on a daily basis.... Show More Summary
At the bottom of Castle Hill is the Széchenyi Chain Bridge, Hungary’s first permanent structure to cross the Danube River. It opened in 1849, and the solid span of wrought iron and stone connected Buda and Pest, the two sides of theShow More Summary
News and Tribune reports that some Virginia E-ZPass customers were mistakenly charged last weekend when they crossed Ohio River Bridges Project bridges. The project’s RiverLink system is not scheduled to start tolling vehicles until December 30. Show More Summary
WDRB reports that Indiana Governor and Vice President-elect Mike Pence issued an executive order naming the Ohio River Bridges Project’s East End crossing “The Lewis and Clark Bridge.” Governor-elect Eric Holcomb announced the name during...Show More Summary
WHAS reports, “The new [Ohio River] bridge tolls will be taking a toll on many small business owners. They start on Dec. 30 for drivers who cross the Lincoln, Kennedy and East End Crossing.” One business owner tells the station, “Yes,...Show More Summary
It's been a week since the Army Corps of Engineers announced that they would not grant a permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross the river that the indigenous Sioux people relied upon for their drinking, farming and washing. (more…)
BBC News reports, “A spoof news site has released a charity song for Christmas, mocking an infamous river crossing. Southend News Network’s song ‘Dartford Tolls’ has been viewed more than one million times on Facebook and YouTube. Written...Show More Summary
The pipeline has to cross water at some point, and wherever it does, it is likely going to put another community's water at risk. The post Standing Rock Is Safe, But DAPL Still Needs to Cross a River appeared first on WIRED.
The Army Corps of Engineers' refusal to grant a permit for the Dakota Access oil pipeline to cross beneath the Missouri River has focused more attention on alternative routes, but several other options already have been considered and rejected as being more risky and expensive.
Doc Rivers knows he crossed a line when he LOST HIS MIND on an NBA ref Tuesday night -- saying plain and simple... he shouldn't have acted that way. The outburst went viral -- Clippers players had to restrain Doc from going after ref Ken…
ETP CEO Kelcy Warren is "100 percent" certain that the Trump Administration will approve the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) crossing at the Missouri River. However, the Corps halted the project Sunday. The post ETP CEO puts faith in Trump Administration; Corps stops DAPL appeared first on The Moderate Voice.