The US Coast Guard says it rescued five people from a capsized boat in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, eight miles south of Topsail Island, North Carolina. A 29-foot response boat brought the people on board. (July 23)
The Island Packet: MONTGOMERY COUNTY, N.C. – Tammy Dunn was vacationing on the Grand Strand on June 18 when a mass shooting erupted on Ocean Boulevard. She didn’t know it then, but the shooting that rocked Myrtle Beach was about to shake her hometown, too. “When they called and told me they were from Mount […]
North Korea’s latest provocations have been the catalyst to the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency issuing a plan aimed at helping residents and visitors prepare for a potential North Korean missile attack. The plan was rolled out this...Show More Summary
The mayor of a Rhode Island city says its acting police chief has been suspended with pay. East Providence Mayor Charles Lombardi said Saturday that Christopher Pelagio has been suspended … Click to Continue »
Officials in Hawaii are preparing an emergency response plan they will deploy if North Korea fires a missile at their state. While the officials said they do not wish to create stress or unduly worry islanders, the Hawaii Emergency Management...Show More Summary
NASA has released satellite images that show North Carolina's newly formed Shelly Island was born in November.
On a remote island in the Arctic Circle halfway between the northern tip of Norway and the North Pole, where do the ~2,000 residents go out to eat? Would it surprise you to know one restaurant has a wine cellar with 20,000+ bottles?...Show More Summary
THE NAME GAME: Indonesia responds to China’s absurd claims in the South China Sea by referring to a sea area northwest of Borneo as the North Natuna Sea. The renamed tract is near the Natuna Islands, an Indonesian chain of 272 maritime features, and overlaps the southernmost part of China’s so-called “nine-dash line” claim extending […]
An ordnance disposal unit has removed a World War II-era training item from a new island which formed off the North Carolina coast. The National Park Service says in a … Click to Continue »
If you're looking for a quiet seaside destination to summer in, Shelter Island might be just the ticket. This 8,000-acre island sandwiched between the North and South Forks of Long Island has long been known as the Hamptons' quieter sibling. Show More Summary
This is a photograph captured by Swiss wildlife photographer Franco Banfi of a pod of sperm whales sleeping off the coast of Dominica Island in the Caribbean Sea, north of Venezuela. Or maybe they're trying to pretend they're Stonehenge. Show More Summary
Oh, Ireland. From its captivating, craggy coastlines to its alluring, pristine landscapes, there is no denying this European island in the North Atlantic is one of the most special places to visit in the world. And while the entire country...Show More Summary
Two paleontologists illuminate the real-life adventures of fossil hunting, while one book takes little ones on an adventure to an island where dinosaurs roam.
A large painting of Jesus was left outside a mosque in Long Island in what police are investigating as a bias incident. The Hillside Islamic Center in North New Hyde Park said an employee discovered the picture on Friday on a fence outside the mosque. Mosque president Abdul Aziz Bhuyian told The...
Some wolves on the Canadian west coast get 90% of their food along the water. I saw a mother and her young feeding on a dead whale on my 2012 North Coast Trail hike. Sightings are quite common on that … Continue reading ?
6-time women's world champ surfer Stephanie Gilmore shines in this new surf edit by Morgan Maassen "Vacation Island" filmed on the North Shore of Oahu. The post Stephanie Gilmore surfing the North Shore is a match made in heaven; video appeared first on GrindTV.com.
North Korea’s likely targets. My January prediction was an attempt (without nuclear warhead) on Anchorage Alaska that hits Kodiak Island, which is just about the third ‘0? in the ‘North Korea is about 5000 miles from Seattle’ trajectory in the third image above.
Kyle Mizokami Security, Asia But would Kim really pull the trigger? North Korea has achieved something remarkable: for an impoverished country with a GDP smaller than that of Rhode Island, it has built a nuclear and ballistic missile program. Show More Summary
A new island suddenly emerged from the sea just off the coast of North Carolina — but officials warn that the spit of land is too dangerous for humans to explore. The new sandbar island seemingly sprang from the ocean in just a few weeks, the Virginian Pilot reported. Show More Summary
In January, as part of my annual predictions, I wrote: Stowe Boyd | Some Predictions, 2017 North Korea will fire a rocket that hits Kodiak Island in Alaska, although it carries only a conventional warhead. Kim Jong-un says the rocket was supposed to have crashed in the ocean before landfall, but many believe it was on track to hit Anchorage. Show More Summary