2017-07-07T07:00:00Z
Behind us is a giant volcanic crater called Haleakal?. Along with Kilauea and Mauna Loa, they're the stuff that Hawai'i is made of. The word here is vulcanism, and in these islands, it's as much a threat to human life as are tsunamis and typhoons.

As a boy sitting in Mr. Coy Mabe's 8th grade earth science class, I was bored by...[Read More]



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2019-10-17T07:00:00Z
St. Augustine was founded on September 8, 1565, by Spanish admiral Pedro Men?ndez de Avil?s, Florida's first governor. 

He named the settlement "San Agust?n", as his ships bearing settlers, troops, and supplies from Spain had first sighted land in Florida eleven days earlier on August 28, the feast day of St. Augustine.

The city served a...[Read More]



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2019-07-25T07:00:00Z
Atlanta is rated as a world city that exerts a moderate impact on global commerce, finance, research, technology, education, media, art, and entertainment.

It ranks in the top twenty among world cities and 10th in the nation with a gross domestic product  of $385 billion.
Atlanta started as a railroad town and logistics has been a major c...[Read More]



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2019-10-13T07:00:00Z
Savannah has consistently been named one of "America's Favorite Cities" by Travel + Leisure. In 2012, the magazine rated Savannah highest in "Quality of Life and Visitor Experience."

Savannah was also ranked first for "Public Parks and Outdoor Access," visiting in the all and as "a romantic escape."

Savannah was also named as America's...[Read More]



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2019-10-12T07:00:00Z
Washington is a planned city. In 1791, President Washington commissioned Pierre Charles L'Enfant, a French-born architect and city planner, to design the new capital. 
He enlisted Scottish surveyor Alexander Ralston to help lay out the city plan. The L'Enfant Plan featured broad streets and avenues radiating out from rectangles, providing room for open sp...[Read More]



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2019-10-12T07:00:00Z
Frisco has many uncomplimentary things said about her, including a rampant liberalism, as well asLGBT awareness and acceptance

ever. it is a popular tourist destination, The city is known for its cool summers, fog, steep rolling hills, eclectic mix of architecture, and landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, the former ...[Read More]



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American Canopy , Eric Rutkow


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,History,United States > renewable energy | Published on 14/Oct/2019 21:23

2012-04-24T07:00:00Z
This fascinating and groundbreaking work tells the remarkable story of the relationship between Americans and their trees across the entire span of our nation's history.

Like many of us, historians have long been guilty of taking trees for granted. Yet the history of trees in America is no less remarkable than the history of the United Stat...[Read More]



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Chesapeake Requiem , Earl Swift


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,History,United States,Travel & Adventure,United States > Environmental protection | Published on 24/Sep/2019 08:41

2018-08-07T07:00:00Z
A brilliant, soulful, and timely portrait of a two-hundred-year-old crabbing community in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay as it faces extinction.

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Washington Post, NPR, Outside, Smithsonian, Popular Science, Bloomberg, Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Review of Books, Science Friday, and Kirkus 

"BEAUT...[Read More]



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The Secret Life of Lobsters , Trevor Corson


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,History,United States > Environmental protection | Published on 23/Sep/2019 22:27

2009-10-13T07:00:00Z
In this intimate portrait of an island lobstering community and aneccentric band of renegade biologists, journalist Trevor Corson escorts the reader onto the slippery decks of fishing boats, through danger-filled scuba dives, and deep into the churning currents of the Gulf of Maine to learn about the secret undersea lives of lobsters.
This P.S. edition features...[Read More]



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The Big Oyster , Mark Kurlansky


Published in: itune > United States,Books,History,Cookbooks, Food & Wine > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 09:22

2006-02-28T08:00:00Z
Before New York City was the Big Apple, it could have been called the Big Oyster. Now award-winning author Mark Kurlansky tells the remarkable story of New York by following the trajectory of one of its most fascinating inhabitants-the oyster, whose influence on the great metropolis remains unparalleled.

For centuries New York was famous for its oysters, ...[Read More]



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Nature Wars , Jim Sterba


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,History,United States > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 04:12

2012-11-13T08:00:00Z
This may be hard to believe but it is very likely that more people live in closer proximity to more wild animals, birds and trees in the eastern United States today than anywhere on the planet at any time in history.  For nature lovers, this should be wonderful news -- unless, perhaps, you are one of more than 4,000 drivers who will hit a deer today, your child...[Read More]



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Bayou Farewell , Mike Tidwell


Published in: itune > United States,Books,Travel & Adventure,Essays & Memoirs,Science & Nature,Nature > Environmental protection | Published on 08/Sep/2019 10:09

2003-03-04T08:00:00Z
The Cajun coast of Louisiana is home to a way of life as unique, complex, and beautiful as the terrain itself.  As award-winning travel writer Mike Tidwell journeys through the bayou, he introduces us to the food and the language, the shrimp fisherman, the Houma Indians, and the rich cultural history that makes it unlike any other place in the world. But seeing...[Read More]



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