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Virtual Tours and Digital Maps: Travel Wave of the Future?

Virtual Tours and Digital Maps: Travel Wave of the Future?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 13, 2015 7

From taking a virtual tour of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History to downloading high-definition maps of national parks to checking out our own houses on Google Street View, almost all of us

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Ten highlights of Our New Hawaii Itinerary

Ten highlights of Our New Hawaii Itinerary

WWF September 30, 2014 0

It might sound like an impossible feat: Experiencing Hawaii away from the crowds. After all, tourism is the state’s largest industry. Our Hawaii Nature Adventure, however, takes you to places many tourists have never

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A Drone Crashed in Yellowstone: Do We Need Tighter Security in Our National Parks?

A Drone Crashed in Yellowstone: Do We Need Tighter Security in Our National Parks?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 9, 2014 13

Anyone who has visited Yellowstone National Park can attest to the beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, a body of water that has a deep, brilliant blue color at its center and measures 370 feet

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The Hawaiian Monk Seal: Living on the Brink

The Hawaiian Monk Seal: Living on the Brink

Chris Miller September 8, 2014 0

I just returned from a well-needed, relaxing vacation to the Hawaiian Islands.  I had a great time stand-up paddle boarding on Hanalei Bay, cliff jumping at Shipwreck Beach, and skipping stones and swimming under Wailua Falls… I

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Video of the Week: Slow Life – An Underwater Timelapse

Video of the Week: Slow Life – An Underwater Timelapse

Kendal Bower April 11, 2014 0

I recently came across one of the most stunning time-lapse videos I’ve seen in a while titled Slow Life.  Daniel Stoupin, a Ph.D. student from the University of Queensland in Australia, made it by

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Drones over Dolphins

Drones over Dolphins

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 3, 2014 25

Drones. The word conjures up reconnaissance missions and surveillance—even, perhaps, missiles and bombs. Like something out of a science fiction novel, these unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVS) are controlled either by “pilots” from the ground

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