Cope North is one of the largest multi-national air power exercises in the Eastern Hemisphere. Every year, air forces from around the region deploy to Andersen AFB, located on the island of Guam to sharpen their skills, hone their inter-operational abilities and strengthen foreign ties among established and emerging power players in the region. Read more...
North Shore. Images courtesy the artist From Hawaii’s North Shore to the beaches of Waikiki, street artist HOTTEA weaved his yarn installations into public locations across the island for this month’s POW! WOW! Festival. In additionShow More Summary
Our friends to the north in Canada have become experts on finding unique ways to deal with piles of snow this winter. One innovative snow engineer, Marcel Landry of Prince Edward Island, dug an impressive snow tunnel in front of his home to get to his car.
Drawing via Wikipedia By Pete Thomas/GrindTv The probable sighting of North Pacific right whales off California's San Miguel Island during the past several days had researchers scrambling Wednesday to board a boat or plane and try to spot and photograph the endangered mammals. Show More Summary
Going through old bookmarks, I came across this found photo from Shorpy that apparently shows the town of Kaunakakai on the island of Moloka’i in Hawaii – specifically Ala Malama Avenue looking north, as the commenters pointed out – sometime in 1962. Looks rather peaceful. Given the added logistics of shipping and maintaining a car […]
During my nearly week-long visit to Chicago I shopped at three very different grocery stores: local chain Treasure Island, national chain Whole Foods, and Italian-based global chain: Eataly. The only other Eataly in North America is in NYC. Most are in Italy, other cities with a location include Tokyo,...
A non-profit Muslim school in Rhode Island was vandalized with Islamophobic graffiti on Saturday, one day after holding a vigil for the three Muslim victims of the North Carolina shooting. The post Rhode Island Muslim School Vandalized with Islamophobic Graffiti appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Hello from New Zealand’s North Island. The weather’s taken a cooler turn as Silver Spirit explores Bay of Islands, Auckland, Tauranga, Napier and Picton. Next week, Alan and I will continue on to the South Island. To keep up with us, check out the photos and short messages at the My Itchy Travel Feet page on Facebook, Instagram […]
Naval Criminal Investigative Service agents are investigating the death of a sailor at North Island Naval Air Station in Coronado.
A party of pig hunters found themselves in the right place and right time after they rescued a stranded pilot on North Island in South Carolina's Georgetown County. According to WWMB, the pilot found himself on the densely forested island after he was...
Ocho Rios is located on the north coast of Jamaica, in the parish of St Ann, known as the garden parish due to its lush landscape. It’s a beautiful part of the island but, as with all things of beauty, it’s become a popular resort destination. Show More Summary
What's it like to practice law in the Cayman Islands? Tranquil.
The Maramatanga movement is a Christian Maori movement that began on on New Zealand’s North Island in the early 1900s. The word maramatanga means “clarity” or “lightness.” Anthropologist Karen Sinclair spent several decades studying the group and mentions a few Maramatanga baby names in her book about the movement: Kororia […] more
Myora Springs is one of many groundwater discharge sites on North Stradbroke Island (Queensland, Australia). Here spring waters emerge from wetland forests to join Moreton Bay, mixing with seawater over seagrass meadows dominated by eelgrass, Zostera muelleri. We sought to determine how low pH / high CO2 conditions near the spring affect these plants and […]
Located just north of Australia, Papua New Guinea is a weird and wonderful place. Its more than seven million inhabitants are scattered across 600 islands and speak over 800 different languages, making for cultural and geographic diversity that's virtually unmatched elsewhere on the planet. Show More Summary
This cozy house on Pico Island gorgeously merges past and present architecture. A stony ruin on the volcanic island of Pico, in the North Atlantic Ocean's Portuguese Azores, was turned into a cozy vacation home that gorgeously combines the old with the new. Read Full Story
It's imperative to realize that the east end of Long Island is a massive place. It's over 30 miles from Westhampton to East Hampton on the south fork and not that much shorter on the north fork between Riverhead and Orient. As a result, the experience of summering on Shelter Island as opposed to staying in Southampton is drastically different. Show More Summary
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End of December 2014 the Canary Islands were under storm warnings. Dany Bruch and his team set out to find some HUGE waves on Tenerife's north shore.
Commander, Naval Air Forces (CNAF) held a change of command ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) at Naval Air Station North Island Jan.