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Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks: 10 tips for your visit Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks: 10 tips for your visit
A land of giants can be found in central California, at Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks. The two parks are side-by-side east of Fresno, and the giants referenced are the world’s largest trees, sequoias. Sequoia National Park was established in September 1890 and encompasses more than 631 square miles; Kings Canyon National Park was established 50 years later in 1940 and encompasses 722 squar...
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The hemlock's last stand The hemlock's last stand
Just 15 years ago, the eastern hemlock tree, the mighty Redwood of the East, was a scenic highlight of Virginia's Skyline Drive, creating the shady groves that put Shenandoah National Park on the conservation map. Now 95% of them are dead, rotting on the forest floor or still standing above the canopy as gray ghosts, with a few scattered survivors living on borrowed time as their attackers lite...
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Sucking robot arm wins Amazon Picking Challenge Sucking robot arm wins Amazon Picking Challenge
A robotic arm that combines a suction cup, a "two-fingered" gripper and a 3D depth-sensing camera has won Amazon's latest warehouse bot competition. Team Delft's machine triumphed over its rivals at both of the two tasks. One involved selecting products from a container, picking them up and putting them on a shelf. The other was doing the actions in reverse. Amazon already uses robots to ...
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Los Angeles glass slide opens 1,000ft up skyscraper Los Angeles glass slide opens 1,000ft up skyscraper
A glass slide fixed 1,000ft (305m) along the outside of a skyscraper in Los Angeles opens to the public on Saturday. The Skyslide spans 45 ft from the 70th to the 69th floor of the US Bank Tower in the city. Despite being made of glass just one inch thick, it is built to withstand hurricane-force winds and earthquakes. Tickets cost $25 (£18) each. It is part of the Skyspace renovation tha...
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What is banned on Facebook What is banned on Facebook
Earlier this week, the murder of a 28-year-old Chicago man was captured live on Facebook. One minute the man was hanging out with friends and livestreaming on Facebook. The next, there are sounds of gunshots and screaming. He was shot Wednesday night, and yet Facebook hasn't pulled the video from its platform, which begs the question: Why not? According to Facebook, the video doesn't violate...
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Caribbean horseback rides take you off the beach and into the wa Caribbean horseback rides take you off the beach and into the wa
The simple act of getting up on a horse has some magic to it. British author Pam Brown described the feeling with grace when she wrote, "A horse is the projection of peoples' dreams about themselves — strong, powerful, beautiful — and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence.” All true enough: Make that a horseback ride saddle-deep through the blue Caribbean Sea and you...
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Inside the largest cruise ship ever built Inside the largest cruise ship ever built
SOUTHAMPTON, England — Eager for a look inside the largest cruise ship ever built? USA TODAY Travel today is getting exclusive access to Royal Caribbean's soon-to-debut, 226,963-ton Harmony of the Seas in advance of its maiden voyage, and we're posting our first photos of the vessel in the carousel above and at our Twitter page and Facebook page. Harmony is built on the same platform as Royal C...
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South Asian Americans could tip the U.S. presidential election South Asian Americans could tip the U.S. presidential election
By Annette Birch The growing population of South Asian Americans could hold the key to who will become president in November as they represent a growing part of voters in the United States. However, they have previously not attracted much attention from the political parties and in the 2012 election, only 10 percent were contacted by the political parties, according to Asian & Pacific Islander ...
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How many flights cross the USA in a day? How many flights cross the USA in a day?
How many flights are in the air over the USA at a given time? At this moment, there's a strong possibility that we're all currently standing, sitting or working underneath a number of airplanes en route to their destinations. FlightRadar24 has released a fascinating 60-second clip that shows 24 hours of flight activity over the United States. Each tiny plane shown in the video represents a real...
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Under London’s streets lies a hidden gold mine. Under London’s streets lies a hidden gold mine.
It stretches across more than 300,000 square feet under the City, the finance quarter in the heart of Britain’s capital. There, beneath the pavement and commuters of Threadneedle Street, lies a maze of eight Bank of England gold vaults – each stacked with gold bars worth a total sum of around £141 billion ($200 billion). The bars sit on rows of blue numbered shelves. Every bar weighs precisely ...
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