New fossils from the Aleutian Islands intensify the mystery surrounding a toothy, hippopotamus-sized mammal unique to the North Pacific. The oddball creature suction-fed shoreline vegetation, say paleontologists. The Unalaska Island animal is a new genus and species of Desmostylia. Show More Summary
Huge new content update! Explore South and North America and the wilds of Canada. Visit Pitcairn Island, Meteora Valley, Dubrovnik, Zurich and more. Travel to the Moon, play poker with a billionaire, go over Niagara Falls or accompany...Show More Summary
Pin it Name: Dan, Jill, Grey and Taavi Ritacco and their dog Apple Location: North Kingstown, Rhode Island Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: almost 3 years; owned Written in chalk above the bathroom door are the words, “Artistry...Show More Summary
By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — A weakening Hurricane Joaquin probably won’t be a threat to the U.S. as it turns north in the Atlantic away from the Bahamas, where it’s battering the islands with winds that fell to 125 miles (200 kilometers) per hour. A container ship with a 33-member crew is missing. […] .
Whether deep underwater off a Spanish Mediterranean island, or on a patch of ice in the North Pole, or with a pair of pandas in China, the Global Goals are getting a planet-wide boost worthy of their first name. Also known as the SDGs...Show More Summary
A newlywed man died yesterday in a motor vehicle collision with a Suffolk County Transit bus in Greenport, Long Island. Jeremiah Grunblatt had just been married on Sunday; he and wife Keturah Grunblatt were honeymooning in the North Fork. [ more › ]
New Zealand has announced plans to turn a vast area of the South Pacific, about 600 miles northeast of New Zealand's North Island, into a marine sanctuary. The Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary is almost the size of Texas and includes the Kermadec Islands as as
A crazy couple of videos have come online from a football match in Curacao, which is a Dutch Caribbean island which is situated north of Venezuela. The incident took place during last weekend’s match between Centro Dominguito and Victory Boys. Show More Summary
A North American beaver. (Photo: Steve/WikiCommons CC BY-SA 2.0) In 1946, a group of Canadian beavers got a free one-way ticket to Argentina. Specifically, they were headed for the archipelago Tierra del Fuego, a swath of islands on the southernmost tip of South America. Show More Summary
New York City's craft brewing scene has never been stronger, boasting breweries throughout the five boroughs plus more out on Long Island and just north of the city limits. On Saturday, the annual Brooklyn Pour tasting event gave us an opportunity to find a new favorite among the dozens of local, national and international breweries in attendance. Show More Summary
VideoNorth Sentinel Island is circled by spectacular clear sapphire water, a secure ring of submerged coral reefs and completely covered by a thick mangrove jungle that ends at the powdery white beaches. This outcast paradise, removed from all civilization, is surrounded by more mystery than any science fiction film. Located far [...]
Source: wrsc.org Earlier this week, there was a shocking revelation the so-called ‘doomsday vault’ in Norway had to be opened for the very first time. Just 1,300 kilometers north of the arctic circle on one of the Norwegian islands of...Show More Summary
Cops in Long Island have cuffed a gang member wanted for a shooting in North Carolina, authorities said Saturday.
Friday, September 25th...after the encounter with the T49As yesterday and then spotting them again this morning...I wondered if they would keep coming up island and go into the cove just north of the lighthouse for another meal likeShow More Summary
When Cory Hemilright launched his bluegrass festival on the Outer Banks of North Carolina a few years ago, everyone familiar with weather on these flimsy barrier islands in late summer wondered how long it would be before bad weather would affect this large outdoor event. Hurricanes […]
The Kurile Islands in Russia's Sakhalin Oblast region form a volcanic archipelago that stretches approximately 1,300 km northeast from Hokkaido, Japan, to Kamchatka, Russia, separating the Sea of Okhotsk from the North Pacific Ocean...
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The "Doomsday Vault" just got its first bit of doomsday press: coverage of its first-ever withdrawal of seeds. The vault has since 2008 sat on the Norwegian island of Svalbard, 800 miles from the North Pole where the soil is always frozen. It's a place so cold that Reuters explains...
Camera NIKON D200 ISO 280 Focal Length 500mm Aperture f/6.3 Exposure Time 1/320 The Galapagos land iguana is also known as the Galapagos Dragon (mostly for marketing purposes). It is a herbivore and can often be found in brush or in dens which it has buried in the ground.
image credit: rhymeswithbombs Port McNeill is a small town in the North Island region of Vancouver Island, in British Columbia, Canada. It is home to the world's largest burls.A burl (or burr) is a large knot or wart-like outgrowth on the trunk of a tree, that happens when the tree undergoes some form of stress caused by an injury, virus or fungus. The Presurfer