Iceland is spelled ‘Island’ in Icelandic. I find some aspect of that Icelandic spelling to be calming in my perception of this North Atlantic island, considering the actual physical openings to the raw forces of Earth found on the island’s landscape of volcanoes and geysers. Show More Summary
Growing up on an island or mainland location can shape the way children think about wildlife, including which species they prefer, according to North Carolina State University research. Comparison surveys of children living in the Bahamas and in North Carolina reveal significant differences and potential challenges for wildlife-conservation efforts on islands.
New Yorkers can take the train from Penn Station to a North Fork village to learn about oyster farming (and to taste a few, too).
That's one way to do it.
Smart move. To spread the word about Empire Outlets, a complex opening soon on the north shore of Staten Island, BFC Partners has tapped a familiar face: Sons of Anarchy and Marvel's Luke Cage star Theo Rossi. Photo by: Rodney Fray Ahead of today's announcement, the New York Post caught up with Rossi at a...
It was cooler than forecast yet again today. The sun did come out for several hours in the afternoon, but the wind was out of the North again. It only made it to 44?. I slept in today, so I didn't catch much of the Classic fishing today. Show More Summary
Hill Wants New Iran Sanctions; Mosul Air Assault Numbers; China’s Island Weapons Don’t Mean Anything; Saudi and China Get Together on Drones
A group of European countries is looking to build a giant island in the North Sea order to support up to 100 gigawatts of offshore wind projects. If built, the island would be sited on the Dogger Bank, a large North Sea sandbank where...Show More Summary
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said "circumstances could evolve" in the Pacific and lead to nuclear weapons on the island of Japan.
The Barnes Ice Cap on Baffin Island in Canada is set to melt in 300 years because of a warming climate, researchers at CU Boulder in Colorado and Simon Fraser University in Canada have found.
Sakhalin is a large Russian island in the North Pacific Ocean. It is Russia's largest island, and is administered as part of Sakhalin Oblast. Sakhalin, which is similar in shape to and about one third the size of Honshu, is just off the east coast of Russia, and just north of Japan. Show More Summary
Of all the opponents of wind turbines, few are as vociferous as the loose collective that planners and developers deride as "Nimby," a term that derives from the acronym for "not in my backyard." Driven to stake out real estate further...Show More Summary
Forty miles north of mainland Iceland is a small island where the summer days never end and the Arctic Circle runs through it. The island of Grímsey is said to have been settled by a farmer named Grímur, who came to the island from Norway. Show More Summary
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed the possibility of nuclear weapons on the island of Japan in an interview published Saturday, saying “circumstances could evolve” on the Korean peninsula that would require the U.S. to arm its ally with nukes. “We say all options are on...
NCAA tournament live updates: North Carolina fends off upset bid, but Louisville falls to Michigan March 19, 2017, 6:46 p.m. Want to keep up with how you're doing in your office pool? We will post reports here as soon as each game ends, so get a pen and have your bracket handy. March 19, 2017,...
With Planet Earth 2 finally airing in North America, it’s only fitting to watch a parody of it recreated in Fallout 4. In the video above, the incredibly talented UpIsNotJump has recreated Planet Earth 2 – Episode 1: Islands in Fallout 4, complete with a model of narrator David Attenborough. It’s only a partial look […]
We didn’t get the foot plus that was feared (on the North Shore of Long Island, we were hit with two thirds of that) but it was still a mess. Our post-blizzard morning train reads: • The Corporate Welfare ETF: a new twist on the vice/not...Show More Summary
My Picks: 16. North Carolina Central over 16. UC Davis1. Kansas over 16. North Carolina Central9. Michigan State over 8. Miami-Florida5. Iowa State over 12. Nevada4. Purdue over 13. Vermont11. Rhode Island over 6. Creighton3. Oregon over 14. Show More Summary
“Kong: Skull Island” stomped all over the box office this weekend, surpassing forecasts with an estimated $61 million North American debut. But it’s “Get Out” that we should be celebrating: Jordan Peele’s horror satire crossed the coveted $100 million threshold, the second non-franchise film to do so this year after M. Show More Summary
The Legendary Pictures film smashed early estimates, climbing past "Logan" to sit atop the North American box office. The post Kong Is King As Skull Island Makes $61 Million U.S. Debut appeared first on CBR.