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10 reasons being a pilot isn’t as cool as you think (and 1 that makes it all worthwhile)

As of May 2014, the average pilot income was $75,000. That’s an average. My salary in the first year with the airlines, based out of New York’s JFK …

8 reasons Portugal is the best place to learn how to surf

Portugal has nearly 1,800 kilometers of coastline, and there are beaches for surfing almost everywhere: from northern spots near Porto, to Ericeira, …

Aquatic Sports

##Catalonia (#Spain), and particularly ##Barcelona, has been putting itself o...

#Catalonia (#Spain), and particularly #Barcelona, has been putting itself on the #accessible travel map in recent years. This great article by …

Digging Into Scotland's Mysterious, Ancient Past | National Geographic

Shooting Owls to Save Other Owls

Protecting habitat hasn't stopped the spotted owl's decline. Will shooting its rivals help?<p>At dusk in a forest along Redwood Creek in northern California, Lowell Diller switches on his digital wildlife caller. The eight-note call of a barred owl breaks the silence. Diller and Riley, his Brittany …

Birds

Should California split into 6 states?

Silicon Valley venture capitalist and multibillionaire Tim Draper (who also goes by “Riskmaster” apparently) believes that California should be split …

California

Will Sochi’s Olympic sites one day look like these beautiful ruins?

In 1984, the very first Winter Olympics taking place in a communist state was held in the unique and remarkable city of Sarajevo — then a thriving …

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