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2014/12/26 00:11
2014/12/26 00:11
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Snubbed captain credited with downing German U-Boat When Herbert G. Claudius's family would ask him if he'd ever sunk an enemy submarine during his decades in the U.S. Navy, Claudius would say that...
2014/12/26 00:11
2014/12/26 00:11
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2014/12/23 20:40
2014/12/23 20:40
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After 72 years of doubt, a U.S. Navy commander who claimed it was his ship and crew that sank a Nazi submarine in the Gulf of Mexico during World War II, has been vindicated by the Pentagon. German...
2014/12/22 13:29
2014/12/22 13:29
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The second edition of the Maasai Olympics, a series of field and track events hosted by Maasai morans, were held at Kimana/Sidai Oleng in Amboseli last Saturday. The event is sponsored by the National...
2014/12/20 15:06
2014/12/20 15:06
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A sixth-grader won the annual Bonduel Middle School geography bee Friday. Alex Owen earned the opportunity to compete for a spot in the state bee by outlasting seventh-grader Jackson Krause in the...
2014/12/19 15:12
2014/12/19 15:12
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The truffled tomato “To do a common thing uncommonly well brings success.” — H. J. Heinz “It was a conundrum: what was true about a yellow condiment that went on hotdogs was not true about a tomato...
2014/12/17 22:38
2014/12/17 22:38
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WASHINGTON—When Herbert G. Claudius's family would ask him if he'd ever sunk an enemy submarine during his decades in the U.S. Navy, Claudius would say that he thought he did once. He'd seen oil and...
2014/12/16 20:42
2014/12/16 20:42
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Most scientists agree that humans played a role in the giant lemurs' demise by hunting them for food and forcing them out of habitats. But an analysis of their DNA suggests that the largest lemurs...
2014/12/16 16:40
2014/12/16 16:40
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A White House task force issued new recommendations Tuesday to combat the growing problem of illegal fishing and to make it easier to tell if the fish on your plate was legally caught and...
2014/12/15 09:30
2014/12/15 09:30
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The second edition of the Maasai Olympics takes place tomorrow at the Sidai Oleng Wildlife Sanctuary. The venue, formerly known as the Kimana Wildlife Sanctuary, is at the base of Mt Kilimanjaro in...
2014/12/12 07:08
2014/12/12 07:08
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Eighth grade student Jacob Schutt, right, son of Flint and Cherie Schutt, won the Northeast Hamilton school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Dec. 8. Eighth grade student Sami Main,...
2014/12/11 22:16
2014/12/11 22:16
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... When paleontologists on a National Geographic Society expedition dug up a 100-million-year-plus sample sticking out of the dirt in Montana in 1997, they initially thought it was a rock—until they...
2014/12/10 20:43
2014/12/10 20:43
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This has been an exciting year for books about birds. In addition to the pleasure and utility of the publication of the second edition of David Sibley’s North American guide, the new crop of books...
2014/12/09 20:38
2014/12/09 20:38
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Which came first, the feathers or the birds? Feathers first, scientists now say definitively. Yet this feathery revelation doesn't arise from discoveries of ancient birds, but of birds'...
2014/12/05 21:38
2014/12/05 21:38
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Mountain lion. Cougar. Puma. The big cat with many names deals in death. But in San Guillermo National Park, Argentina, Puma concolor is bringing the high Andean habitat back to life. A mix of...
2014/12/05 00:03
2014/12/05 00:03
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The southern side of Khufu’s Great Pyramid on the Giza Plateau is a hive of activity these days. Dozens of workers, Egyptologists and restorers are removing piece by piece the wooden beams of the...
2014/12/04 09:34
2014/12/04 09:34
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INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERSIn 2012, the municipality entered into a two-year partnership with National Geographic to position Durban as a 'must visit' world-class tourist destination. Durban - Durban...
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2014/12/02 21:38
2014/12/02 21:38
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The Maasai people of East Africa have long lived inside bomas, family compounds made of concentric rings of acacia thorns that encircle their huts and provide protection for both humans and...
2014/12/02 13:57
2014/12/02 13:57
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Tireless, fearless and often rambunctious, Martin Litton devoted more than 60 years of his life to protecting the natural beauty of the West, from stopping dams in the Grand Canyon to preserving...
2014/12/01 22:48
2014/12/01 22:48
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... Bee Welcome" show: Exhibit opening 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. today at the Tombaugh Gallery, 2000 S. Solano Drive. Featuring the work of this long-time quilting group and associated artists with demos...
2014/11/29 15:38
2014/11/29 15:38
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By early next year Jan Creamer, co-founder and president of Animal Defenders International (ADI), intends to see 30 lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia running free in a permanent new...
2014/12/26 00:11
2014/12/26 00:11
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