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Discovery renames the 'Military Channel'
According to an article published by Fox News on Jan. 9, the name of Discovery's “Military Channel” is changing for the second time since its launch.Fox News reports that officials at Discovery have decided to...
True cross found?
In Sinop, Turkey, during August 2013, archeologist discovered a small box while excavating a 7th century church.The box contained an unusual object, a piece of wood. Some believe this wood may be from the cross on which Jesus...
New memoirs and biographies
Six new titles have arrived to enrich the memoirs and biographies selection available to readers for the long winter nights."The Fat Lady Sang" (It Books, $17.99) is Robert Evans's memoir of his dramatic career...
Columbus Day honors explorer, but was he here first?
“Columbus sailed the ocean blue, in fourteen hundred ninety-two. For many weeks he was at sea, with sailing ships that numbered three,” are the first lines of an old grade school song about the man credited with...
A summer to remember
Summers are always a time when families spend time together; getting to know one another or discovering the world together. Some families have memories of decades spent waiting for the summer to come so they can come back together at...
'Shark Week' documentary a great white lie?
"Shark Week" 2013 is being criticized for being a "great white" lie. The Discovery Channel, with its "Megalodon: The Monster Shark Lives," much like Animal Planet did with "Mermaids: The Body Found,"...
Crested duckbill dinosaur tail found in Mexico
They’ve been discovered in Canada and the United States so it was only a matter of time befor Mexico made it a clean sweep for North America being the stomping ground for dinosaurs.Mexican paleontologists have uncovered 50...
How to make a Peruvian Pisco Sour
As shared by our native Peruvian Amazon guide, Luis RodriguezWhen we travel, the culture of the people is as much a part of what we seek as is the scenery of the land and the attractions of its cities.We...
The Risk Taken
written for WHOA TravelSometimes there are stories that just need to be shared. This is one of them.Michele and I met four years ago when we shared a car ride from Michigan to Chicago together. Michele, having...
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