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Photo Flash: First Look at New Adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's GALAPAGOS at Parrish Art Museum

Galapagos is a newly adapted theatrical performance by Tucker Marder & Christian Scheider based on the 1985 Kurt Vonnegut novel.


Related Topix: World News, Ecuador, Theater, Arts, Sagaponack, NY

Yesterday | SFGate

Teens love vacation selfies; adults, not so much

This June 2013 photo shows Abigail Austin taking a selfie on a trip to Lisbon, Portugal, when she was 17. Young travelers say they enjoy taking selfies to preserve and curate travel memories while sharing experiences with friends.


Related Topix: World News, Portugal, Education Etc., Ecuador, Family, Teenagers, Fairfield University

Tue Jul 29, 2014

FIT 2014: blazes with originality, ingenuity and humanity

Twain's The Diaries of Adam & Eve is a curious piece, clever and quirky, filling in a lot of details regarding the "courtship" of the first couple, in hilarious ways.


Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, World News, Ecuador

The Janesville Gazette

Hands-on learning in Galapagos classroom

Picture yourself surrounded by pristine blue water and sandy beaches. You're snorkeling with friends, it's the perfect day, when suddenly you emerge from the surf and come face to face with ... a teacher.


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KISU-TV Pocatello

The Desert Speaks

THE DESERT SPEAKS is an Emmy award-winning series focusing on desert regions around the world.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Encyclopaedia Britannica


Their total land area of 3,093 square miles is scattered over 23,000 square miles of ocean.


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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Narooma News

Have a Narooma News will travel: Photos

A mega gallery of photos from readers of the Narooma News around the world on every continent holding up their favourite newspaper!!! DUBAI: Daralynne Procter, with a specially selected copy of the 'Narooma News', on the observation deck of the worlds tallest building, the Burj Dubai.


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Toledo Blade

Peach Weekender: News of Art 7-24

The Great War: Art on the Front Line shows the reactions of artists to World War I in 40 paintings, sculptures, and works on paper from the Toledo Museum of Art's collection.


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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Silversea providing paths less traveled during series of 2015 exotic tours

One of the many reasons repeat passengers lov e Silversea its constant innovations.


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Thu Jul 17, 2014

National Public Radio

Young Scientists Say They're Sexually Abused In The Field

Many young scientists dream of their first trip to a remote research site - who wouldn't want to hang out with chimps like Jane Goodall, or sail to the Galapagos like Charles Darwin, exploring the world and advancing science? In a survey of scientists engaged in field research, the majority - 64 percent - said they had personally experienced sexual ... (more)


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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Ars Technica

Darwin's complete Galapagos library posted online

Charles Darwin's massive ship library, including astounding drawings of species from far-off lands, meant he rarely had to come above-board while sailing on the Beagle in the 1830s.


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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Travel World News

Ecuador: South Expeditions Launches Redesigned Website

South Expeditions is a travel group with over 20 years of experience arranging a wide range of high-end customized trips and excursions for individuals, and groups in Ecuador, Galapagos and Chile.


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Mon Jul 14, 2014


World's First "Green" Airport Fully Operational at Baltra, Galapagos Islands

The islands, located just a few miles away from Ecuador are the main source of inspiration for Charles Darwin to state his Theory of Evolution.


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Limited Edition: Arnold & Son's Tribute to Charles Darwin

Arnold & Son has announced a trio of timepieces marking Charles Darwin 's voyage of discovery.


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Fri Jul 11, 2014


Incentivizing Peer Review: The Last Obstacle for Open Access Science

Under current scientific publishing norms, most research including, but not limited to, the analysis of thin circular objects is accessible only to high-paying institutions.


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Bangor Daily News

Why does this red-billed tropicbird keep returning to Maine?

A rare red-billed tropicbird has been seen on an island off Isle Au Haut for the past nine summers.


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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Art Daily

Works by famous clockmaking families are in demand at Bonhams Fine Clocks Sale

W. E. Frodsham marine chronometer that kept Charles Darwin on course to the 'Origin of species' on voyage to Galapagos voyage sold for 74,500.


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UCSB Research Expertise, Best Practices Key to New UC Global Food Initiative

Known for a vast biodiversity most famously surveyed by Charles Darwin, the Galapagos Islands have seen extensive conservation efforts on land.


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Dear Kitty

Explorer Thor Heyerdahl born 100 years ago

Amazing new exhibition and activities in Norway and abroad as the Kon-Tiki Museum in Oslo celebrates the 100th anniversary of Thor Heyerdahl's birth When the famous Norwegian adventurer, scientist and communicator Thor Heyerdahl died on 18 April 2002 it made headlines around the world.


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Wed Jul 09, 2014


Wildlife Wednesday: Pilanesberg

In this week's photo selection, let's take a journey to South Africa's well-known safari zone to the Galapagos Islands to the Rocky Mountains in Colorado "Two marine iguana's found only in the Galapagos Islands.


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