After spending one hectic night in Paris, as mentioned in my previous entry, Mr. C and were off to a Mediterranean paradise via Air Malta. Malta is a Mediterranean island just south of Sicily and north of Tunisia and Libya. Because…
North to NNE is not that typical a wind direction in Greater Peconica, and does not have an Approved Best Place to Windsurf in the Eastern Long Island Wind Chimp Association guidebook. But NNE is what we got Saturday morning,...
Turkey, the “island of stability” in the Middle East, has been engulfed by a storm. While almost all Arab countries in Asia and north Africa were inundated by the “Arab Spring”, Turkey not only seemed stable, but its regime was viewed as a model of a “moderate and democratic” Islamic state worth replicating by [...]
Straddling the Pacific and Australian tectonic plates, New Zealand is littered with active fault lines that have shaped its unique, colourful landscape. A hotbed of geothermal and volcanic activity, the north island offers a glimpse into the tempestuous nature of life deep within our earth. Once part of a larger super continent the New Zealand [...]
In federal waters in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, there is a 164,750 acre area with a potential power generation capacity of 3.5 GW. It is to be auctioned in two parts in July. The areas will be leased as the North Lease Area, and the South Lease Area by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). Show More Summary
Leave something for a few thousand years and it’s not going to be quite the same as you left, assuming it’s still there (and you’re still alive). That is, unless you’re a lake hidden away on North Stradbroke Island, in which case not even the passage of 7500 years is enough to bother you. More »
Have you ever noticed the way that one island north of Okinawa looks vaguely the same shape as the blue mountain thingy that the Game of Life spinner rests upon? No? Well, they sure have, and be...
Fundraiser, dedication ceremony and public visits to highlight ship’s visit over July 4 weekend. It’s not just Rhode Island but the whole of North
Monday, June 3rd...last night the L12s came back down island...while J pod continued north......so today on Maya's Westside Charters we had an afternoon with the L12s......image above is L-119...the image below is L-119's dorsal finShow More Summary
The crew from North American Hunter-TV is off to Vancouver for the island’s No. 1 game species: black bear. Join host Mark Kayser, NAH Editor-in-Chief, Gordy Krahn and retired NFL player, Joe Jurevicius, as they spot and stalk for big bruins. Tune in...
Also in The Washington Post: Nearly four years after slipping away to a deserted North Pacific island to live out his survivalist dream, Sen. Jeff Flake escaped again for four days during the Memorial Day recess. But this time Flake … Continue reading ?
We used to go here during holiday breaks in the early 70s when the PND family lived there. Lake Taupo is almost in the center of the north island of New Zealand and the area is still volcanic. A little north of here is Rotorua which I remember as smelling like bad eggs. Show More Summary
Pacific Plate slides under NZ's North Island without so much as a rumble.
The first grid-connected offshore turbine in North America, VolturnUS, is a sign of good industry taking hold in the Americas. In Maine, near Monhegan Island, a test of an offshore wind turbine will be launched tomorrow as a small beginning of a full-scale wind project. Show More Summary
Here's Robert Sietsema's first column for Eater NY: A Neptune Avenue dining guide. Quote: " Between Ocean Parkway and Coney Island Avenue, a quarter-mile north of the elevated B and Q stop in Brighton Beach, it settles into an urban...
Highlights from Sunday's cable ratings.
A rider attempting to set a time at the Isle Of Man TT qualifying session, crashed and died on Monday. Yoshinari Matsushita was killed at Ballacrye on the north of the island, and his accident immediately saw the session red flagged, according to the event’s organisers. Matsushita, who only confirmed his presence in the race [...]Show More Summary
Santiago Jaramillo is bringing the benefits of mobile apps to not so tech savvy market segments with his start-up BlueBridge Digital. On a ferry ride between New Zealand's North and South Islands in the summer of 2011, Santiago Jaramillo was struck suddenly with an idea for a company. Show More Summary
Japanese rider Yoshinari Matsushita has been killed during qualifying for the Isle of Man TT - just hours after being entered into the race.The 43-year-old was killed in an incident at Ballacrye on the north of the island and the qualifying session was immediately red flagged.http://news.sky.com/story/1096284/isle-of-man-tt-japanese-rider-killed
Five people died in a fiery crash in Newport Beach, California on Monday afternoon – four at the scene and one at a local hospital, authorities said. The crash happened about 5:20 p.m. on Jamboree Road just north of Island Lagoon, according to Kathy Lowe, spokeswoman for the Newport Beach Police Department. Read more here.