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Climate change could make flying worse

Oh goodie, more delays, just what we need more of.

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Climate change could make flying even more hellish

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Rising temperatures mean more weight restrictions — which might mean more bumped passengers.
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Backyard Waterfall

Our backyard waterfall is back up in 2017


Waterfall

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Opinion | "Trump Poisons the World"

Strong Op-Ed column from David Brooks of the NY Times

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Opinion | Donald Trump Poisons the World

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This White House is an axis of selfishness, which explains its suspicion of cooperative global arrangements, like NATO and the Paris climate accord.
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Election fatigue?

I'm tired of this election. Get it over with please.

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Election fatigue? Consider these 12 blissfully quiet places

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If Election Day still feels so close, yet so far away, it's time to escape -- mentally, at the very least -- to wide-open places where solitude is easily achieved.

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Atlantic City Gambles on Rising Seas

Atlantic City is sinking. Casinos will be fine, but floods in the city are becoming a routine, exacerbating inequality by dividing the population between those who can leave, and the ones who are forced to stay.

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Atlantic City Gambles on Rising Seas

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This city’s famous casinos are on high ground, while its poor are in the floodwaters’ path. The people still there "haven’t figured out a way to leave yet," one lifelong resident says.
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Zika: What is it?

There’s a lot of alarm about Zika virus, now spreading “explosively” (says the WHO) in the Americas. Travelers have brought cases from the tropics to the US, and a few to Europe. The alarm is because there’s a lot scientists still aren’t sure of.

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Zika: What is it and should you be worried about it?

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The outbreak has now spread to Europe and the US.
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GIF of My Waterfall

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Water from Above

Video of our waterfall



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Blooming Rhododendrons

The rhododendrons are blooming.

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