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Cambodia says no plan to take more refugees from Australian detention camp

PHNOM PENH/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Cambodia said on Monday it did not intend to accept any more refugees from a South Pacific detention center under an agreement with Australia, dealing a blow to the controversial resettlement scheme criticized by rights groups.

World's Rarest Creature Spotted in South Pacific

A rare species of nautilus, a group of animals that have existed for almost 500 million years, was sighted by a human for the first time in 30 years, marking only the third occasion in living memory.

Alameda in History: The South Pacific Coast Railroad’s lost ferries

By Dennis Evanosky Last month we met Charles Minturn and A. A. Cohen and leaned the roles their ferry boats played in our history. In this month’s story, we’ll ride the South Pacific Coast Railroad’s ferry boats — Newark, Garden City, Bay City and Encinal. We’ll also learn the interesting fates of two of these

"Living Fossil" Spotted In The South Pacific For The First Time In Three Decades

For the first time in over 30 years, scientists spotted a rare animal that is the only living member of an ancient lineage.

An honest guide to the San Francisco startup life

Stationed on the West Coast of the United States, flanked by the blue hues of the Pacific Ocean, is a city that’s home to some of the greatest companies in the world – 700 miles south of that is San Francisco. I moved to San Francisco two years ago to work for a startup called Padlet. Show More Summary

Alcatel-Lucent to Help SAPL Stretch Up to Miami

The South America Pacific Link (SAPL) will soon reach into parts of the world not covered by its name.  Ocean Networks has now tapped Alcatel-Lucent to build an extension of the cable through the Caribbean and up to Miami.... [visit site to read more]

Guy spots super-rare 'living fossil' a second time -- 30 years later

One scientist says it might be the "rarest animal in the world," and he's just seen it in the South Pacific three decades after his first sighting.

Rare nautilus sighted for the first time in three decades

In early August, a biologist returned from the South Pacific with news that he encountered an old friend, one he hadn't seen in over three decades. The professor had seen what he considers one of the world's rarest animals, a remote encounter that may become even more infrequent if illegal fishing practices continue.

Street Fighter V launches beta tests in North and South America this week

Following a series of successful stress tests in Europe and Asia, Capcom announced today that Street Fighter V beta stress tests will begin for North and South America. The tests start Tuesday, August 24 from 4:00pm - midnight Pacific, and on the following day at the same time. The five-day global beta will launch sometime after this regional test. Show More Summary

Tales of the Gold Monkey, another lost tv treasure

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Join a former flying tiger, his awesome dog and a Grumman G-21 Goose as he explores the south Pacific, fights Nazis, and has a broken relationship with a pretty singer/spy. This should have been my life, not a one season tv show you've never heard of! Read the rest

Deal watch: South Pacific cruises on sale

Tahiti cruise specialist Paul Gauguin Cruises has marked down 10 winter sailings.        

Another Asia-Pacific Equities Bloodbath

Another Asia and South Pacific equity bloodbath is underway this evening (morning or afternoon to those areas).Here is a chart from roughly 8:30 PM central. click on chart for sharper image Mike "Mish" Shedlock Mike "Mish" Shedlock is a registered investment advisor representative for SitkaPacific Capital Management. Show More Summary

paintingses: The Seed of the Areoi by Paul Gauguin...

paintingses: The Seed of the Areoi by Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) Oil on burlap, 1892 From the MoMA website- “In spring 1891 Gauguin traveled to the South Pacific island of Tahiti, then a French colony. He hoped to find an enchanting paradise, far from the modern metropolis of Paris. Show More Summary

Most Craved Looks Back at D23 Expo 2015

The highlights of this year's expo stretch from the South Pacific to a galaxy far, far away The post Most Craved Looks Back at D23 Expo 2015 appeared first on

Sea of Japan Becoming a Dumping Ground for Trash From China and South Korea

Ever since the discovery of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch about 25 years ago, there have been ever-increasing efforts to prevent trash - especially plastics - from entering the oceans and the waterways that feed them. So when Japanese...Show More Summary

Review: South Pacific (Light Opera Works)

South Pacific is one of Light Opera Works’ liveliest productions to date, thanks to the energy of the young and sexy cast as well as the upbeat songs, particularly in the first act. Highly Recommended! (read John Olson's entire review...)

A Seattleite Tells How Amazon ‘Swallowed’ His Town

last weekNews : Truthdig

    Downtown Seattle, Wash. viewed from Pacific Tower, where Amazon kept offices before moving to the neighborhood of South Lake Union. (Wonderlane / (CC BY 2.0)) Recent news about Amazon has focused on the abusive conditions that prevail in the company’s headquarters in Seattle, Wash. Show More Summary

Pleasant trip back to 'South Pacific'

"I wanted to meet different kinds of people and find out if I liked them," says Nellie Forbush early on in "South Pacific," explaining why she became a Navy nurse and ended up far away from Little Rock, Ark. The irony, of course, is that her attempt to explore diversity and friendship takes place...

Light Opera winningly rides the waves of “South Pacific

Light Opera Works' fine revival of the 1949 classic "South Pacific" - a late summer treat at Evanston's Cahn Auditorium - is a reminder of just how powerfully Rodgers and Hammersetin addressed such enduring matters as prejudice, war,...Show More Summary

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