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5 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Hougha s Cave explored for first time in half-century

Eight cavers over the weekend were likely the first people to set foot in the historic Hough's Cave for well over a half-century.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Martinsburg, NY, Underground Railroad

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hills News

NWRL: Mighty machines tear into crossover canyon work at Castle Hill site

Work will soon start on a massive crossover cavern under Castle Hill as part of the $8.3billion North West Rail Link.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

30-year-old buried TNT riddle in Sitka solved

Explosives found last week at the end of Lance Drive in Sitka turned out to be no longer dangerous - in fact, bomb experts believe that they had already detonated underground years ago.

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Related Topix: Sitka, AK, Life, Hobbies, Explosion

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Northern Territory News

Will these blowholes end the world?

Lasting impact ... data suggesting that huge vent holes in the frozen Siberian waste represent the escape of vast quantities of methane gas have climate scientists worried.

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Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News, Life, Hobbies

The Post-Standard

Howe Caverns: An upstate natural attraction that keeps caving alive

Walking through a mineral cave sitting 156 feet below ground and seeing limestone deposits that are several million years old bring a sense of gratification felt when discovering a place -- or anything, for that matter -- for the first time.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Schoharie County, NY

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Thanh Nein News

The heroes and wonders of Vietnam's Thac Bo Cave

Northern Vietnam's Thac Bo Cave holds wonders for the admirers of Vietnam's patriotic defenders as well as limestone marvels of all shapes and sizes.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Natural Disasters, Flood, Travel

Thu Jul 24, 2014

CNews

Scientists to excavate Wyoming cave with trove of Ice Age fossils

A woman takes a picture of her son standing in front of the well preserved skeleton of a mammoth who lived in america over a million years ago exhibited at the museum of the National Institute of Anthropology and History of Acapulco "Fuerte de San Diego", on July 16, 2014 in Acapulco, Mexico.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Anthropology, Science, World News, Mexico, Paleontology

Christian Science Monitor

Natural Trap Cave: prehistoric lions, dire wolves, and bears, oh my

Bureau of Land Management cave specialist Bryan McKenzie rappels into Natural Trap Cave in north-central Wyoming during a cleanup expedition.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Science, Paleontology, Lovell, WY, University of Kansas

The Charlotte Observer

Retreat to your mom cave

AT HOME for release MAY 2014 Home Touch Caption 02: Having at least one comfy chair is a prerequisite to creating a mom cave.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Interior Design, Home, Home Decorating, Arts

Wed Jul 23, 2014

York Press

Trevor collects on a need to glow basis

Former miner Trevor Morris couldn't get enough of going underground. In his spare time he went caving and discovered the beauty of phosphorescence.

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Central Western Daily

Holy cow! Cliefden is the bat cave

THE habitat of a species of bat which is listed as vulnerable in NSW will be destroyed and the population decimated if the Needles Gap dam proposal gets the go-ahead according to cavers.

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Directions Magazine

National Showcaves of Wales Mapped Using ZEB1 Hand Held Laser Scanner

Students and staff from the University of South Wales have mapped in detail for the first time the spectacular underground cave system Dan-yr-Ogof or National Showcaves of Wales.

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Related Topix: Scanners, Life, Hobbies

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Computer And Video Games

Dark Souls 2 DLC Crown of the Sunken King released

The DLC will be released on PS3 when the PlayStation Store is updated today in the US and on Wednesday in Europe.

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Related Topix: From Software, Namco Bandai Games America, Dark Souls, Video Games, Life, Hobbies

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WHAS11

Indiana's Binkley Cave system now more than 40 miles long

Indiana's longest cave system has grown even longer after a new Indiana Speleological Survey The Binkley Cave system in Corydon is now more than 7,700 feet longer.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Indiana, Harrison County, IN, Louisville, KY

Sun Jul 20, 2014

TechEBlog

5 Mind-Boggling (Yet Real) Caves You Should Visit Before You Die

Tired of visiting tourist spots on vacation? Well, here are five mind-boggling, yet real, caves that should be on your to-do list if extra funds and / or time should become available.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Pacific Travel, Life, Hobbies, World News, Mexico,

Sat Jul 19, 2014

North Texas e-News

TravelQuest: Cool off in a show cave in Arkansas

When the weather turns hot each summer, some travelers look for escapes from the heat and humidity.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Marble Falls, TX

WPDE

Commerce awards Darlington $472,160 for sewer upgrades

The South Carolina Department of Commerce has awarded the City $472,160 in funds from the latest round of the Community Development Block Grant program.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Life, Hobbies

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Popp's Cave a great introduction to spelunking

Darkness - absolute darkness - closed in. Even when we waved our fingers millimeters from our eyes, we couldn't see them, only feel the air moving ever-so-slightly.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Blue Mounds, WI, Richland Center, WI, Travel

The New Zealand Herald

Dozens injured in clashes in Indian Kashmir

Indian government forces used tear gas and wooden canes Friday to disperse hundreds of Kashmiri workers who clashed with them at a sprawling camp for Hindu pilgrims heading for a Himalayan cave, leaving dozens of people injured, police said.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Religion, Hindu, Life, Hobbies

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Windsor Star

Arthur Road resident fed up with flooding for the fifth time

Bruce Sinclair lives at 1309 Arthur Rd. and said the water line that runs underground through the alley next to his house has busted for the fifth time, destroying his basement and costing him thousands in damage.

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