We previously traveled with ElectroSpark to Niagara Falls, probably the most intensely touristy place north of the border, and now we’ll balance that out with a couple ElectroSpark photos of one of the most intensely touristy places south of the border – Avenida Revolucion in Tijuana. These 1959 photos of la avenida include plenty of [...]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - For Niagara Falls, a city in New York staring at the prospect of insolvency in the face of a weak local economy and soaring employee costs, diverting money earmarked for pensions to cover short-term spending needs seemed like the o...
HOLY NIAGARA FALLS COMIC CON, BATMAN! Niagara Falls is best known for their famous waterfalls, but this June, tourists will head to the honeymoon capital for Niagara Falls Comic Con, a two day celebration of pop culture, nostalgia, celebrities, comics and more. The event is set to take place on Saturday June, 8th and Sunday,... Read More
By Bob Wilson: Recently Goldman Sachs advised clients to short gold. A few days later gold hit a Niagara plunge, falling below $1400/oz. To us this meant that hedge funds were bailing. They have little or no restrictions on speculative trading and they do it all the time. Show More Summary
You might know some of the world's most famous waterfalls, like Niagara and Victoria, but do you know Kaieteur Falls or Gullfoss? Here are 14 of our favorite cascades from around the globe.
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Police have stopped two Russian nationals in Niagara Falls, N.Y. in a car with suspicious backpacks and a Massachusetts license plate, wgrz.com reports, citing an unnamed police source. Bomb techs are looking at four suspicious backpacks in the car in Niagara Falls, a source told wgrz. We reached out to the Niagara Falls police department. Show More Summary
Even though, as a tourist destination, Niagara Falls is almost overrepresented in photographs scattered around the Internet, we’ve yet to run any of those photographs for our carspotting series. So let’s turn again to ElectroSpark’s Flickr collection for today’s street scene. Fair warning if you’re interested in seeing this place today: It’s like somebody carpet-bombed [...]
Do you ever feel like you’ve “been there, done that” when it comes to most adventure activities? If ziplining and white-water rafting just don’t get your adrenaline pumping anymore, you may want to check out Viator’s most exclusive new activity, Experience the Falls: Niagara in a Barrel. This tour is so exclusive that it’s only [...]Show More Summary
What’s the best thing about Niagara Falls, which attract more than 10 million visitors a year? With its quirky mix of stunning natural beauty, historic and cultural sites, and honky-tonk tourist attractions, Niagara is a destination you can visit at any time of year. A Four-Season Guide to Niagara Falls by Carolyn Heller from Viator Travel Blog
The Niagara Tunnel, a massive 41-foot wide, 6.3-mile long tunnel that’s 460 feet below the City of Niagara Falls, Ontario, made its official debut last Thursday. The project is nearly ten years in the making.
Travel website TravelZoo is offering up the chance to win a vacation of your dreams to Ireland, New Zealand, Alaska, Colombia or Niagara Falls, Canada! PLEASE NOTE: This contest requires the use of Facebook. Here are the prize details: Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize is available to be won of a trip for winner and one [...]Show More Summary
You know the one. The cap is long gone, the end is chewed up, but that trusty ballpoint, she keeps flowing like Niagara Falls. Loyal, failsafe, and inky to the bone, that one really good pen might be stashed on … Continue reading ?
Cuteporter Robin H. checks in: “Lily practices to become a tightrope walker while her big brother Frankie looks on from the safety of a chair. [YO! FRANK--EEEEE! -Ed] Cute Overload may give an aspiring circus cat like Lily the career boost she needs.” Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: kitties
Name: Rob Location: Chilton/Orchard Parkway Historic District, Niagara Falls When I bought this 1905 Craftsman style home on Valentine's Day of 2007 I had no idea that it would become my labor of love. It was in terrible shape, with every room needing attention. Show More Summary
While grid-scale liquid metal batteries might be a more exciting technology, good old pumped hydro storage is one of the ways we can store power from intermittent sources (like solar & wind) or shift supply around (from the night to peak use).
Remember that guy you knew in middle school who told everyone that he had a girlfriend who lived up in Canada? He told you about how he met her while he was vacationing at Niagara Falls with his grandparents and she totally puts outShow More Summary
DL Cade admires what may be the oldest surviving photograph of a US president – a daguerrotype of John Quincy Adams at the age of 76: It was taken on a trip to New York, during which the president visited Niagara Falls, shook too many hands, visited an all-girls school, and spent some time with a child [...]
"I am very excited," writes Martha Jette, "as I captured my very first ghost/spirit on film during a channeling/séance at Blythewood Manor in Niagara Falls, Canada." I do see the vague form of a human-looking figure, and I have outlined it above to help readers see it. Is it an apparition? Or is it an illusion? What do you think?... Read Full Post