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What's in a name? (and what isn't)

The most northerly town in the United States lies more than 300 miles North of the Arctic circle in the state of Alaska. It is surrounded by miles of tundra honeycombed with an unknowable number of lakes and ponds. 593 more words


Food and drink of New York.

Having previously visited New York, I knew this trip was going to be a little different. With Top of the Rock, the Empire State and the such like already achieved it was time to focus on other parts of the city – food. 1,059 more words


Diamond Fork Hot Springs

Last winter we may have hibernated a little more than we should have. This year it’s my goal to get outside more often. I even asked my parents for Christmas snowshoes to incentivize more winter excursions. 761 more words


Sunset at Scripps Pier, La Jolla.

This stunning sunset photo, taken at Scripps pier in La Jolla, California by photographer John H. Moore, is only possible twice a year.
Photographers crowd under the pier to capture the moment when the sun aligns perfectly with the pier’s supports. 40 more words

The Great Blue Hole and Other Adventures in Belize

There is a vast hole in the ocean, and we came to dive it.

It was the last full day of our dive trip in the U.S. 1,639 more words


Montreal Arts Festival 2014.

Artwork by Rone.
Montreal has shown up again on our radar this summer because of the second annual MURAL festival, a large gathering of art fans, performances and live painting. 253 more words

'An Ornery Artist'.

Artist Jesse Howard filled his 20-acre property with hand-painted signs. Collection of the Kansas City Art Institute.
By all accounts, self-taught artist Jesse Howard was cantankerous. 145 more words