Alice Turn

9 Flips | 3 Magazines | @AliceTurn | A mature lady, Eastern Orthodox faith with some Jewish background, loving Foreign Languages and Cultures, Education, Psychology, Music, Theology and Religious discussions, Nature, Photography and much more!

Seeing Alaska through an exchange student’s eyes

Nicolas Eckert, 12, had a few doubts when he and his classmates disembarked from a Condor Air flight in Anchorage earlier this month.<p>"I was nervous …

National Parks

Denali National Park celebrates its 100th anniversary

Everybody say, “Awww.” Even the sled-dog puppies are birthday-themed this year as Denali National Park and Preserve marks 100 years since it was established.<p>Cupcake, Happy, Pinata and Party will greet guests this year at one of the park’s most popular activities, the ranger-led sled dog …

Anchorage police say man charged with sexual assault of minor may have more victims

Anchorage police say a 75-year-old man arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a teenage girl may have more victims.<p>Police say Harry Norman …

Denali State Park Heli-Hiking Adventure in Remote Alaska

Go for a hike in a place where few others have walked. The 325,240 acre Denali State Park, is the definition of remote Alaska. Accessed only by …

Hiking

Visiting Finland’s New National Park Is Like Stepping into a Storybook Forest

Photo by Jill Robinson<p>A boat dock in Hossa National Park, Finland<p>Hossa is a forest bather's dream of pine trees, serene lakes, and saunas.<p>From the …

Hiking

Alaska: Exploring the untamed Last Frontier

When it comes to finding wild adventures in the USA, look north to Alaska. With more than 570,000 square miles and an entire population of nearly 742,000 people, Alaska is the largest state in America, yet ranks 47th in regards to people, which means there are plenty of open, unpopulated spaces …

Facebook’s racist ad problems were baked in from the start

How Silicon Valley’s most lucrative product lends itself to unforeseen failures<p>Facebook and Google, two of world’s biggest and most influential companies, pride themselves on their ad businesses. These operations generate tens of billions of dollars per year, thanks in part to letting advertisers …

Mama Duck Protected Her Unhatched Eggs Through Hurricane Irma and The Photos Are Too Much

When Hurricane Irma was raging through Plant City, Florida, instead of trying to escape and hide, one Muscovy duck stayed fixed on top of her 13 …

Cute Animals