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#404: Hike in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

LOCATION: Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Grotto Falls Hike

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited National Park in the US and borders Tennessee and North Carolina. 328 more words

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Dangerous Climbers - Free Solo - Alex Honnold

This short piece is about the sport of free solo rock climbing. In this extreme activity, climbers scale the highest and most difficult rock faces without the aid of ropes or any other assistance. 140 more words

Natural World

#403: Go Zorbing

LOCATION: Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Zorbing is an activity that is rolling down a hill in an orb/ball of transparent plastic and originated in New Zealand in the 80s but I heard about it in 2010. 390 more words

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New Era Journalism

Many believe the Boston Marathon Bombing that occurred in April 2015 to be a major turning point in journalism. The people who were in Boston at the time were tweeting and posting on any social media they could the situation going on. 603 more words

Meeting With Valentí Sanjuan

Valentí Sanjuan is mastering a new exciting form of journalism portrayed through extreme conditions telling the life stories of extraordinary people. These are not typical news stories, but inspirational stories that leave a lasting impact. 968 more words

Report prompts creek clean-up

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Taking it to the extreme

Maybe you have
or maybe you have never heard of Steph Davis.
If the latter is the case,
let me introduce to you: 

Steph Davis is the first woman to free-climb the Salathe Wall on El Capitan. 250 more words