Doug Burgum talks about the walkability of areas in downtown Fargo in comparison to development along the edges of the city Wednesday morning, Oct. 28, 2015, during a 1 Million Cups event at the Stage at Island Park. Dave Wallis / The...Show More Summary
Simon Boxall, University of Southampton The world’s oldest message in a bottle recently washed up on the North Sea island of Amrum, in Germany. It was one of 390 such bottles placed in the ocean by scientist George Bidder back in August 1906. During the 110-year voyage, the bottle had travelled...
In wide-ranging conversation with Charlie Rose, president also addresses China's military installations on man-made islands in disputed waters
Earlier today, the MTA Long Island Rail Road announced that it is resuming its service to Greenport & North Fork. Here is more via the official press release: The Long Island Rail Road’s weekend service to Greenport and Long Island’s North Fork resumes Saturday, April 30 with trains running on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays through […]
Doug Burgum announces his candidacy for North Dakota governor during a press conference Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, at The Stage in Island Park, Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor Over the weekend I was sitting around with some...Show More Summary
No Republican presidential primary has been decided by less than 20 points in state history with winners landing north of 60 percent of the vote in every cycle.
Historians Helmer Helmers from the University of Amsterdam and Nadine Akkerman from Leiden University have identified the owner of the silk gown found in the Wadden Sea off the island of Texel in North Holland. It belonged to Jean Kerr, Countess of Roxburghe, lady-in-waiting to Queen Henrietta Maria. There’s a portrait of her on Adel [...]
Bloomberg is reporting that Ferrari is planning to build a new theme park somewhere in North America. Currently, the Italian company has a park, Ferrari World, on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island and another under construction in Spain, with a third scheduled to pop up in China. As it stands, the North American location remains unknown, […]
The bottle washed ashore more than 100 years after it was first released.
The TV crew with Animal Planet’s show River Monster was out looking for giant grouper off Barranyi North Island, near the coast of northern Australia, when they found something else: a castaway stranded on a deserted island. And no, it wasn’t Tom Hanks. Show More Summary
Early returns from the New York primary have revealed the existence of a small island – just off the coast of Manhattan – that's populated entirely by fans of Donald Trump. No one is certain how these 60 square miles of land came to be settled by devotees of the ... More »
A detail of the dress. (Photo: Kaap Skil Museum) Telex Island is part of an archipelago that starts just north of Amsterdam and curves along the coast of the North Sea. Since the 17th century, a parcel containing the belongings of a wealthy woman sat underneath the sands of the sea floor. Show More Summary
Take a walk around Longyearbyen, the largest town on the Norwegian islands of Svalbard. Parts of it look familiar, but make no mistake, this place is different.At 78 degrees North, it lies just 800 miles or 1300 kilometres from the North Pole. Show More Summary
Pope Francis is going to bring back 10 migrants from the conflict-ridden Middle East and North Africa from the Greek island of Lesbos.
Doug Burgum announces his candidacy for North Dakota governor during a press conference Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, at The Stage in Island Park, Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor When the Doug Burgum campaign released an internal poll they claimed showed a “statistical tie” with opponent Wayne Stenehjem I expressed some skepticism. Show More Summary
The islands of Japan sit at the convergence of four major tectonic plates: the Eurasian, North American, Pacific and Philippine Plates. Throughout most of their history, the Pacific Plate was moving northwestward, bringing in terranes...Show More Summary
There are hundreds of shipwrecks buried under the sands of the Wadden Sea near the island of Texel off the coast of North Holland. A natural barrier between the North Sea and Wadden Sea, Texel was an important center of maritime trade. Ships anchored in the Texel roadstead, a sheltered area in the lee of [...]
The hunt and encounter was described in The Star (Reynoldsville, PA) on September 14, 1910:"In the wilds of New Guinea, the great unexplored island just north of Australia, these scientists have run across a marvelous race of pigmies...Show More Summary
The 33181 ZIP code comprises the area of Keystone Islands in North Miami. The ZIP code includes Florida, the Oleta River State Park Outstanding Florida Water and the Enchanted Forest Elaine Gordon Park. Little Arch Creek and the Dezer Collection are also located here....