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  1. From banking heir to TV magicianRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Straits Times

    ... of magic. He made his debut in mainstream television last year with his first show, Card Shark, on National Geographic, which focused on card tricks and manipulation. He is now hosting his second show, Beyond Magic With DMC, which was filmed in ...

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  2. Surprise friends, confuse enemies with strange triviaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    ... water. Female snakeheads are mature by three years of age, and can release some 15,000 eggs at a time. National Geographic actually labelled them "Fishzilla." No wonder the federal government wants them both dead and gutted before shipping. Russell ...

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  3. Film: Gringo TrailsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Is tourism destroying the world-or saving it? From the Bolivian jungle to the party beaches of Thailand, and from the deserts of Timbuktu, Mali to the breathtaking beauty of Bhutan, Gringo Trails shows the unanticipated impact of tourism on cultures, economies, and the environment, tracing some stories over 30 years. Q&A after the film with film director, Pegi Vail and Costas Christ from National Geographic.

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  4. Xinjiang as seen through eyes of US painterRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | China Daily

    ... "My first impression about Xinjiang was in the year 2000 when I read a story about the Shipton's Arch in National Geographic, which was breathtaking," Bostwick said. "I was hoping to move directly to Urumqi but my husband suggested that we stay in ...

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  5. These Four Big Tech Hits Helped Define 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... Popular Mechanics magazines. In addition, I sometimes pop up on cable news and History, Discovery, and National Geographic, and am the cocreator of the iOS fashion app Cloth . As a writer, I'm interested in the tech of culture, and the culture of ...

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  6. Iran-Iraq war saving Persian leopardsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Dear Kitty

    ... speaking, mines are great because they keep people out," Azzam Alwash, the head of Nature Iraq , told National Geographic . Conservationists report that the danger of landmines is a far greater deterrent than law enforcement. Although the 80kg ...

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  7. What defines a healthy newsroom culture?Read the original story

    Friday Dec 26 | Poynter Online

    Earlier this month, I had the honor of conducting a writing workshop in Washington, D.C., for the writers and editors of National Geographic. It was a kick for me to work with a publication that I had read as a boy, one that, in 1963, had published a photo of my father, a U.S. Customs officer, pasting a sticker on the wooden crate that contained the Mona Lisa as she made her way on a tour of America.

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  8. Travel Troubleshooter: Airline doubts validity of lost-luggage claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | RecordNET

    ... received," according to a Southwest spokeswoman. - Christopher Elliott is the ombudsman for National Geographic Traveler magazine and the author of "How To Be The World's Smartest Traveler." You can read more travel tips on his blog, ...

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  9. Endangered leopards thriving in minefieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... speaking, mines are great because they keep people out," Azzam Alwash, the head of Nature Iraq, told National Geographic. Conservationists report that the danger of landmines is a far greater deterrent than law enforcement. Although the 80kg ...

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  10. Top Homes for sale: Haven for high-flying city commutersRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Vicky Fulton's Coromandel property comes with an elevator running between the wine cellar and top floor, friendly peacocks in the back yard, and a landing pad and hangar for your helicopter. From 2005, Ms Fulton and her former husband designed the property after buying the section subdivided from a block of land around the world-renowned New Chums Beach, an isolated strip of coast revered by Lonely Planet and National Geographic and recently involved in controversy over two planned developments.

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  11. On Scraper CapitalismRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Greg.org

    Which reminded me of LifeSphere, the Spamerican Apparel botcompany Babak Radboy wrote about that systematically turns every public domain image into every possible Zazzle product. This week Dutch National Geographic photographer Tomas van Houtryve began posting pictures of iPhone cases featuring a photo of his, which had recently been selected as a Time Magazine photo of the year.

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  12. Travel Troubleshooter: In the dark on rental-car damage claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Philly.com

    ... er Elliott is the author of "How to Be the World's Smartest Traveler (and Save Time, Money and Hassle)" (National Geographic). He's also the ombudsman for National Geographic Traveler magazine and the cofounder of the Consumer Travel Alliance.

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  13. Five GIF Animations Everyone Must SeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    ... in the womb, how an ant walks (It's kind of crazy), how a black hole swallows a star and, a really neat National Geographic type clip, how a cheetah uses its tail as it chases prey. Three years ago Will Lautzenheiser lost his arms and legs to a ...

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  14. Middle-schoolers' geography interests put them on the mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | PennLive.com

    ... were asked, and whoever answered the most correctly would be the victor. The third question -- "National Geographic explorer Shivani Bhalla works with warriors in the local Samburu community to protect lions south of Lake Turkana in which African ...

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  15. Eastern Passages: From the strange-but-true filesRead the original story

    Saturday | Nova News Now

    ... water. Female snakeheads are mature by three years of age, and can release some 15,000 eggs at a time. National Geographic actually labelled them "Fishzilla." No wonder the federal government wants them both dead and gutted before shipping. Russell ...

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  16. Local Arts Index 2014 Review: Part OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NyackNewsAndViews

    ... work of others. As Yogi Berra said: "You can observe a lot by just watching. I devoured every issue of National Geographic each month lusting to see and experience all those wonderful and exotic places. When my parents gave me a camera at age 10, my ...

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  17. MomentumDINOSAUR WALKINGRead the original story

    Saturday | American Reporter

    ... in public aquariums across the country, and making media buys to run the ad on Animal Planet and on National Geographic. I also inquired about print and web advertising as well. I was told repeatedly that none of the ad dollars were budgeted to be ...

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  18. Drawing classes, winter closure on tap at Rollin Art CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Donations may be dropped off starting Jan. 6, after we reopen following our holiday break. Please, no National Geographic magazines, encyclopedias, Reader's Digest or textbooks. Drop off donations (starting Jan. 6) inside, under the staircase in the ...

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  19. Real Pirates exhibit invades Manitoba MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | My Manitoba.com

    Well set your sails mates, because right now Winnipeg's largest museum is jollier than Roger with a very cool touring exhibit that has been brought together by the fine folks from National Geographic and Premier Exhibitions, Inc. And, like all excellent exhibits, Real Pirates uses these artifacts to present a multifaceted history involving the slave trade, piracy, and the politics of early 18th-century America. As Johnny Depp and Disney will tell you, kids love pirates, so the exhibit will be an easy sell for your inquisitive youngsters.

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  20. Getting AdventurousRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | The Daily Star

    ... behind in adventure sports. The two-day long event ended on December 20. It was sponsored by Coca-Cola; National Geographic and The North Face were the international partners.

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