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  • Island overrun by cats: Island in NY drags in cats upon cats in feline foray
    Island overrun by cats: Island in NY drags in cats upon cats in feline foray
    An island overrun by cats in upstate New York is getting some attention this week, not because the feline isle is a sanctuary to its honored guests – like Tashirojima, Japan’s cat island seen here in video – but because the...
  • Private Island
    Islands Developments in Florida
    Privet IslandThe last island to be de developed in bustling Aventura, Florida is about to become home to more than seventy-thousand square feet of indoor luxury amenities. This all sits on over four football fields’ worth of land, and that...
  • NOLA bash visits New York
    NOLA bash visits New York
    New York (Examiner.com) – Governor’s Island became the immense smells, taste and sounds of New Orleans on June 28. The boat ride was short and the lines to get in were long. It was the Island’s first annual crawfish fest visit by...
  • The Last Ancient
    Book Excerpt: The Last Ancient by Eliot Baker
    THE LAST ANCIENT, Eliot Baker, Champagne Book Group, $12.34 (paperback) $5.95 (Kindle)Around Nantucket Island, brutal crime scenes are peppered with ancient coins, found by the one man who can unlock their meaning. But what do the coins have to do...
  • Balboa Island
    Best Day Trip!!
    Too busy for a week long vacation? Can't afford to spend a fortune on a get-away? Take a day trip! The best way to remove yourself from the busyness of your everyday life!Balboa Island is one of the most beautiful, calming, and fun places for...
  • Kelleys Island
    What's up with Kelley's Island, Ohio?
    Now’s the time to make your plans for a summer getaway to Kelley’s Island, Ohio. Largest of the American islands in Lake Erie, this destination is about to get even more popular.Nominated as one of the 15 finalists in the Budget Travel...
  • Farallon Islands
    Fish and Wildlife Service to poison Farallon Islands, will be no exclusion kill
    The Farallon Islands, located about 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco, are home to a wide variety of seals, seabirds, whales and sharks. But the US Fish and Wildlife Services plans to shower them with rat poison, according to Care2.Don't...
  • Merritt Island
    A message to all residents of Merritt Island, Fla.
    The Indian River Lagoon, the most diverse estuary in North America, carries over 4,500 different species of wildlife. It was once called Rio De Ais, after a native tribe who once lived in Merritt Island. They were lucky enough to experience the...
  • Merritt Island
    The pillage and plunder of Merritt Island, Fla.
    Tall trees protect the island and everything underneath from the hot rays of the sun. Thus, the forest below is set to cool and the mist that surrounds the island creates a soft and sweet scent. The light that passes through the foliage emits a...
  • The scariest place in the world - The Island of Dolls
    The scariest place in the world - The Island of Dolls
    Take a trip to one of the scariest places on Earth – The Island of the Dolls. The island is located in Mexico, a mere 18km from the capital in the district of Xochimilco. It is located within a labyrinthine of canals in a small spot on...
  • Kefalonia
    Greek island tradition and natural beauty preserved on Kefalonia
    Among the many wonders of Greece to be discovered, the Ionian Island of Kefalonia holds the key to an untainted look at Greek life. Kefalonia and its untouched landscape and preserved island culture boasts some of Europe’s best beaches,...
  • 'The Lord of the Flies' (1963)
    DVD review: 'The Lord of the Flies' (1963)
    'The Lord of the Flies' is one of the most famous examples of a story where an island doesn't equate to paradise. Include rowdy, violent children and you have an effective, natural contraceptive.The version in question for this review...
  • Beaches
    Explore Corner site brings together user reviews of world beaches
    What better time than summer to plan the perfect beach getaway…but the choices are endless. It can be tough to decide on the ideal beach for a vacation. Do you want to snorkel, sunbathe, surf, or even go au naturel?Websites abound with...
  • View from lighthouse
    Back packing and hiking on South Manitou Island
    In Lake Michigan, just off the shore of Sleeping Bear Dunes sit the islands of North and South Manitou. The Native American legend tells that the islands are the lost cubs of a mother bear that fell asleep on the shore waiting for her cubs to...
  • Spartina 449 Yemassee Collection
    Spartina 449 Debuts Indian Village Inspired Collection This Fall
    Inspired by a spot on Daufuskie Island (an island between Savannah, Georgia and Hilton Head Island, SC), Spartina 449 introduces a new colorway called Yemassee Trail for the fall/winter. Yemassee Trail features a graphic basket weave pattern,...