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U.S. government meteorologists predict a “possibly extremely active” hurricane season in 2013, the top National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official said Thursday, with as many as half a dozen major hurricanes. NOAA expects 13...
The Hartford CourantThe Atlantic Ocean hurricane season this year is expected to be "active or extremely active," federal forecasters said Thursday. The season, which runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, will bring 13 to 20 named storms, of which seven to 11 will be hurricanes,...
Tags: Hurricanes, Oceans, Natural Disasters, FEMA, Bodies of Water
Scientists estimate that there are about 8.7 million species on Earth, give or take 1.3 million. (Some believe that the true figure is even higher.) Of these, perhaps 1.2 million to 2 million have been officially identified -- the rest are still out...
Tags: Science, Science and Technology, NASA
ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - Watching Rafa Nadal churn his way through the claycourt season over the past few weeks, it seems nothing much has changed since his French Open triumph a year ago despite a lengthy injury layoff. Titles in Barcelona, Madrid and Rome,...
Ahoy, and welcome to Memorial Day weekend! Memorial Day weekend signals the official start of the boating season across the nation, and literally millions of people will be on the water enjoying boating-related activities. Thousands of boaters will be...
Tags: Holidays, Radio, Human Interest, Sailing, Memorial Day
firstname.lastname@example.orgI had never heard the names of Louis Zamperini and Russel Allen Phillips until my pastor gave me the book, “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption,” by author Laura Hillenbrand, who wrote “Seabiscuit: An...
Tags: U.S. Army, Human Interest, Memorial Day, Authors
South of the border Travel deals south of the border look muy, muy bueno — just in time for summer vacation season. Savings of as much as 60 percent are showing up in deals at Mexico beach regions, including Riviera Maya, Los Cabos, Cancun, Puerto...
The ratio of carbon dioxide reached 400 parts per million Sunday in readings taken by the two top monitors of greenhouse gases. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration revised its Sunday reading to 400.06, following a Sunday reading of 400....
Do you care about the survival of sea turtles? Dolphins? Do you ride horses, watch whales or fish for large-mouth bass? Did you serve as a paratrooper — or care for someone who did? If so, you can tell the world — with your license tag....
When the Wachowski’s (architects of The Matrix Trilogy) set out to adapt David Mitchell’s brain-bending sci-fi novel CLOUD ATLAS for the big screen, I’m sure there were many who thought it couldn’t be done. In fact, during one of...
The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, Calif.There are a many reasons people go sailing. Some crave the adrenaline rush. Others just enjoy leaving terra firma, with all of its complications, behind. "When you get out on the ocean, people open up," said Rich Crumley, who gives tours on his 33-...
Tags: Sailing, Tourism and Leisure, Travel
Reuters(Repeats with no changes to text) * Renaissance cleric first wrote "America" on 1507 map * Resonance with current climate of "geo-enabled" devices * Google, Apple, Facebook looking at mapping apps By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON, May 18 (Reuters) -...
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