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Postcard Perfect: The Living Roof at the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco

Postcard Perfect: The Living Roof at the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco February 9, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
The California Academy of Sciences is not your average “science museum”. The museum is a combination aquarium, planetarium and natural history museum that houses everything from groundbreaking research facilities to a Thursday night, adults only, cocktail hour. Located in the heart of San...

New Jet Lag Pill Slows Body Clock

New Jet Lag Pill Slows Body Clock January 4, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
According to the Daily Mail, there may be a new pill on the horizon available for those combating jet lag.  Apparently the pill actually resets the body’s internal rhythm, and slows the internal body clock in order to reduce the effects of jet lag.  The newly found natural chemical, dubbed longdaysin,...

World’s First Solar-Powered Blimp Sets Out to Conquer the English Channel

World’s First Solar-Powered Blimp Sets Out to Conquer the English Channel July 1, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Like the man says, there’s something absolutely beautiful about an airship. Humankind, not content to be bound either by gravity or by girth, conquered the air over a hundred years ago after dreaming of it for centuries prior. Of course, over the years, air travel – especially in airships...

New Species Discovered In Indonesian New Guinea

New Species Discovered In Indonesian New Guinea May 20, 2010 | Eco-Travel, Indonesia, Travel News | Read More
More than a dozen new species discovered in the remote Foja Mountains of Indonesian New Guinea will be featured in the June issue of National Geographic.  The finds were during a November 2008 exhibition. A team of 17 scientists and 30 local naturalists were dropped off by helicopter to spend four weeks...
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