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Australian Forces in S. Pacific Disaster Relief Exercise

Almost 200 members of the Australian Navy, Army and Air Force are joining forces with personnel from across the region in a major humanitarian relief exercise in the South Pacific,

There Have Been Five—Yes, Five!—Monster Hurricanes in the Eastern Pacific This Year

Right now, swirling south of the Baja California peninsula, is a monster hurricane named Marie. Currently a Category 4 storm with 145 mile per hour maximum sustained winds, yesterday the storm was a full fledged Category 5, with 160 mile per hour winds. Show More Summary

Hurricane Marie Intensifies In Pacific, Dangerous Forecast

Hurricane Marie is becoming a relatively rare occurrence as a storm in the South Pacific that may affect latitudes north of South and Central America. Headed west-northwest, Hurricane Marie is currently a Category 4 weather event, with wind speeds over 150 miles per hour. These winds are expected to slow to 105 mph by Tuesday

Earthquake Rattles Napa Harvest

This morning shortly after 3:00 AM Pacific Time, the strongest earthquake to hit Northern California since the devastating 1989 Loma Prieta quake struck in American Canyon, just south of Napa. Latest measurements are somewhere between...Show More Summary

Ryu sets course record at Canadian Women's Open

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

LONDON, Ontario (AP) — On the eve of the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, So Yeon Ryu, Na Yeon Choi and Inbee Park got together for dinner with some fellow South Korean golfers.

Off the beaten track: Southern Oregon’s South Slough Reserve

last weekVehicles / RVs : RV.NET Blog

Though the sea is enjoyable and invigorating any time of year, fall is a great time to RV along the rocky Pacific coastline. The lure is a direct result of the transition that follows Labor Day, the official end of summer. Traffic no longer impacts Route 1, kids are all back in their schools and [...]

Kerry visits Solomon Islands, sees WWII memorials

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

HONIARA, Solomon Islands (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry paid a visit Wednesday to the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, where he met the tiny nation's leaders and commemorated the ferocious World War II battles fought on Guadalcanal.

GoPro footage shows what it's like to land dive using vines as rope

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Bungee jumping seems like a much safer alternative when you're comparing it to the ancient tradition of land diving (or nagol). National Geographic shows how villagers in the South Pacific jump off a rickety 100 foot tower toward the ground with only vines attached to their ankles. Crazy. Read more...

Neogene Marine Vertebrate Paleodiversity in Temperature Pacific South America

Rise and fall in diversity of Neogene marine vertebrates on the temperate Pacific coast of South AmericaAuthors:Villafaña et alAbstract:Even though Neogene outcrops along the temperate Pacific coast of South America harbor a rich marine vertebrate fossil record, no studies have examined the diversification patterns of these taxa. Show More Summary

Theatre - Anything Goes

08 Sep 2015-31 Oct 2015 Having teamed for Rodgers and Hammerstein's hits South Pacific and The King and I, John Frost and Opera Australia put Cole Porter's 1934 Broadway hit...

The Horrific Crocodile Massacre of Ramree Island

In the annals of our World Wars, there have been many atrocities committed by our kind against each other. The South Pacific during World War II holds a special distinction for being an especially brutal and savage killing ground the likes of which humankind has never seen...

The Spacecraft Cemetery

[Image: The International Space Station, courtesy NASA]. While emailing with a colleague yesterday, I realized that I had never really written about the so-called "spacecraft cemetery" of the South Pacific, a remote patch of ocean water...Show More Summary

Breakdown Of Net Sales And EBIT Drivers For Colgate-Palmolive

By Jason Meissner: Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) breaks down net sales and operating profit into 7 categories: North America, Latin America, Europe/South Pacific, Asia, Africa/Eurasia, Hill's Pet Nutrition and Corporate. In this report, I will look at each of the 7 segments and provide what I believe growth will look like for the next 5 years. Show More Summary

Two More Come Home from the South Pacific

DPMO has announced the identification of  two US MIAs from World War II. 1st. Lts. William D. Bernier and Bryant E. Poulsen, 321st Bombardment Squadron, 90th Bombardment Group, 5th Army Air Forces, USAAF, were lost 10 April 1944 in Papua New Guinea. 1st. Lt. Poulson was accounted for on 16 July 2014; 1st. Lt. Bernier […]

Deal watch: Tahiti, South America cruises on sale

South Pacific specialist Paul Gauguin Cruises' latest promotion continues through Aug. 16.        

Guadalcanal [ArthurK]

72 years ago this week the war got real hot in the South West Pacific. You keep hearing about how Japan was smashed at the battle of Midway and that decided the war. Not exactly. The victory at Midway roughly...

Ocean News: African Penguin Language Decoded, Tiny Hydrozoans Bombarding the West Coast, and More

A pair of African penguins in South Africa. (Photo: Paul Mannix / Flickr Creative Commons) - Researchers recently found that the bumphead parrotfish can benefit but also harm coral reef ecosystems in the Pacific. Bumpheads help coral...Show More Summary

USANA Health Sciences' (USNA) CEO David Wentz on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

USANA Health Sciences (NYSE:USNA) Q2 2014 Earnings Call July 30, 2014 11:00 am ET Executives Patrique Richards - David A. Wentz - Chief Executive Officer Kevin G. Guest - President of the Americas, Europe & South Pacific Paul A. Jones...Show More Summary

Ping Pong Table Shaped Like Easter Island

last monthOdd : Neatorama

Do you have $3,995.95? Now discounted from an original price of $12,000 is this one-of-a-kind ping pong table by artist Cyprien Chabert. It's shaped like Rapa Nui, the south Pacific isle also known as Easter Island. You know--the one with the giant stone statues. Show More Summary

Teen’s Plane Crashes: Haris Suleman, Barbar Suleman Teen Pilot Case

A teen’s plane crashes in the South Pacific ocean near American Samoa after a failed attempt to travel around the world with his father, the Daily Mail is reporting today. Federal aviation authorities say 17-year-old Haris Suleman perished after his single engine plane went down. Authorities say the teen’s plane crashed two minutes and less

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