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Adventure Coming, I Can Feel It in My Bones

Adventure Coming, I Can Feel It in My Bones

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 2, 2011 4

You’ve probably heard about people who “see” the color blue when they hear a certain note played on a piano, for instance, or experience a sweet “taste” in their mouths when they touch a

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Living with Predators

Living with Predators

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 26, 2011 10

“Seven teens attacked by grizzly in Alaska’s Talkeetna Mountains,” reads a headline in a Sacramento news story, taken from the Anchorage Daily News on July 25, 2011. And, “Two teenagers have life-threatening injuries after

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Space Shuttle Grounded: Will America Lose Its Spirit for Adventure?

Space Shuttle Grounded: Will America Lose Its Spirit for Adventure?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 19, 2011 8

“STS-135: the Final Mission.” Sounds like the title of a new Star Trek film, doesn’t it? In reality, it’s the phrase denoting the end of our nation’s space shuttle program. When Atlantis lifted off

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Turtle Runways and Pronghorn Highways

Turtle Runways and Pronghorn Highways

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 12, 2011 9

You’d think it would take something very big or potentially catastrophic to stop an Airbus A380 or a Boeing 747 from taking off at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, the busiest

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Take a Hike; Get a Bigger Brain

Take a Hike; Get a Bigger Brain

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 5, 2011 14

You momentarily forget where you set down your keys—and you just happen to be over 50 years of age—and you can already hear in your mind the jokes that will ensue: you’re having a “senior

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Is Stargazing an Endangered Species?

Is Stargazing an Endangered Species?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 14, 2011 9

I want you to conduct a test tonight: When it gets dark, go outside and stand in your backyard. Look up. Can you see the Milky Way? If not, you’re not alone. More than

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