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Viewing Picks for Thanksgiving Day 2014

19 hours agoSports : Awful Announcing

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Battle 4 Atlantis, Atlantis Arena, Paradise Island, Bahamas Semifinals Butler vs. Oklahoma — ESPN, 1 p.m. Wisconsin vs. Georgetown — ESPN, 3:30 p.m. Losers Bracket North Carolina vs. UCLA — AXS TV, 7 p.m. Show More Summary

Viewing Picks for November 26, 2014

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Battle 4 Atlantis, Atlantis Arena, Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas Quarterfinals Butler vs. North Carolina — ESPN2, noon UCLA vs. Oklahoma — ESPN2, 2:30 p.m. UAB vs. Wisconsin — AXS TV, 7 p.m. Show More Summary

Breaking the code on a Chicago mystery from WWII

From June 4 to 7, 1942, the U.S. Navy ambushed and then devastated a Japanese strike force near Midway Island. Tokyo's plan to occupy the Hawaiian Islands had relied on seizing that tiny atoll halfway between Asia and North America. On June 7, six months to the day after Pearl Harbor, a...

Top 5 luxury lodges on New Zealand’s North Island

A country famed for its rugged and varying landscapes, extreme sports and Maori heritage, New Zealand is also home to a vast array of welcoming accommodation options, where you can enjoy a touch of luxury coupled with wonderful Kiwi hospitality. Show More Summary

Rare pre-historic basket found in North Uist set for imminent excavation

A pre-historic woven reed basket found last week in North Uist is to be excavated by specialist archaeologists within the next few days. The discovery, made by a local resident, has excited islanders and archaeologists for its rarity and excellent state of preservation. Show More Summary

Wonderful Landscape Photos of North Island, New Zealand in 1978

Bruce Thomas and his wife spent a month exploring New Zealand during the autumn of 1978. New Zealand is an astonishingly varied and beautiful country, no wonder they call it 'Godzone' (God's Own Country). Below are some of stunning color photographs of landscapes of North Island, New Zealand in 1978, which were taken by Bruce Thomas with his Nikon cameras. See more »

Remains of missing Frenchman identified in Alaska

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) - A 35-year-old French national has been identified as the man whose remains were discovered in September on a remote Alaskan island 70 miles north of Kodiak, state troopers said Thursday. Francois Guenot, of Maiche, France, has been missing since setting off on a kayaking trip in May. Show More Summary

AC/DC's Drummer Is Being Charged For Attempting To Solicit TWO Murders!

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

This is so scary! AC/DC's Phil Rudd has been charged for attempting to hire a hit man to murder two people. The drummer was taken into court on Thursday morning after his home on North Island, New Zealand was raided. Phil is being charged with attempting to solicit murder, threatening to kill, and possession of methamphetamine and cannabis. [...]

Drummer for hard rock legends AC/DC accused of trying to arrange a murder in New Zealand

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was Thursday accused of attempting to hire a hitman as part of a murder plot after police raided his New Zealand home. Police swooped on a house at Tauranga in the North Island early Thursday and charged a 60-year-old man with a raft of offences, including attempting to...

Massive development site in ‘Great Gatsby’ country hits market for $30M

Now's your chance to live in a real life version of "The Great Gatsby." A massive 22-acre development site in King's Point village on Long Island's North Shore has hit the market for a whopping $29.8 million and could be redeveloped into eight luxury mansions fit for Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan.

Iceland Cuts Interest Rates

Iceland became the latest country to join the international struggle against low inflation Wednesday, cutting interest rates for the first time in two years to boost the rate of price increases in the North Atlantic island state.

North Shore-LIJ chief moves with a changing market

Michael Dowling, CEO of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, has helmed New York's largest health care group since 2002. Most recently, Mr. Dowling, 64, expanded the group from its Long Island base... To view the full story, click the title link.

New Zealand Shows Why National Parks Are So Important

This incredible satellite image is of the dormant volcano of Egmont National Park on New Zealand’s North Island. And that clear, sharp boundary on the left is where the park stops and human kind starts. More »      

2,200-year-old altar found on Italo-Greek shipwreck

Divers have recovered an altar that was used for on-board sacrifices from a 2,200-year-old shipwreck off the Aeolian Island of Panarea just north of Sicily. Such altars have been found before on land and one was discovered in the shallow Adriatic waters around the Croatian island of Hvar, but this is the first one to [...]

This Is Why National Parks Are So Important

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This incredible satellite image is of the dormant volcano of Egmont National Park on New Zealand's North Island. And that clear, sharp boundary on the left is where the park stops and human kind starts. Read more...

North Korea Fires A Couple Missiles For Attention

PYONGYANG, North Korea (CAP) - Reports out of the Pentagon say North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has launched a couple of missiles at a pair of uninhabited islands off the coast of that country, apparently upset that "nobody paying attention...Show More Summary

AFC North Proving Itself as NFL's Toughest Division

Face it. If you’re looking for a dominant team this season in the NFL, we have not seen it. Inconsistency has been the hallmark of much of the league to date. The ups and downs of their roller-coaster year would make Coney Island proud. But...Show More Summary

Satellite movie shows Tropical Storm Ana headed to British Columbia, Canada

At 5:05 a.m. PDT on Monday, October 27, Environment Canada's Meteorological Service posted a Wind warning in effect for British Columbia's Central coast, Vancouver Island, Haida Gwaii, North Vancouver Island, and the Sunshine Coast. The warning noted strong winds may cause damage are expected or occurring. Show More Summary

10-21-14 Barnacles Gave A Clue As To Who

Tuesday, October 21st...thinking the killer whales had continued up island (which seemed a bit unusual) I figured we would go north today and look for them...and maybe find some of the humpback whales that had been in the vicinity aShow More Summary

Coast Guard Responding to Two Sunken Vessels in Mobile Ship Channel

The Coast Guard is responding Tuesday to two sunken vessels -a towing vessel and a smaller dredger- which sank in the Mobile Ship Channel, north of Gaillard Island, Monday night. Coast Guard [...] The post Coast Guard Responding to Two Sunken Vessels in Mobile Ship Channel appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

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