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Atlantic Ocean - NOAA Teacher at Sea

I’m posting this just ahead of my next adventure – my journey out at sea!  For the next three weeks, I’ll be participating in the… 228 more words


NTSB investigating plane crash off Wallops Island

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (WAVY) – A Cirrus SR22 airplane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean about 50 miles from Wallops Island on Saturday.

According to Peter Knudson with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the plane was on a flight path from Waukesha, Wisconsin to Manassas, Virginia. 89 more words

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Magnificently Overrated: Whale Watching

My wife and I spent the day “whale watching” last weekend.  She had been anxious to pursue the great, wild whale ever since our last outing two years ago.   478 more words


Manatees May Soon Lose Endangered Status

MIAMI (AP) — As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the speed bump-shaped marine mammals placidly swim in circles. 948 more words


Royal Navy Decommissions HMS Illustrious

Yesterday the Royal Navy decommissioned its last Invincible class aircraft/helicopter carrier, HMS Illustrious, better known to her crew as “Lusty“. Laid down in 1976, … 257 more words

20th Century


Music, surfing, skating, BMX and amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean…Could you want anything more from a festival? Boardmasters Festival combines the thrill of adrenaline filled sports competitions with well renowned musicians. 784 more words