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Amazon Apprentices: Mentoring Inquiry in the Rainforest Canopy

What do one tropical canopy researcher, a Minnesota teacher, and a bunch of teenagers have in common? On the surface, not much. But dig a bit deeper, or rather, climb a bit higher, and you will find a shared passion for exploring and understanding the intricacies of the Amazon rainforest canopy!

Canopy Meg and DC Randle. From Amazon Apprentices: Mentoring Inquiry in the Rainforest Canopy

Visiting the US: 5 Things You Need to Know

by Dr. Jessie Voigts /
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Oct 03, 2014 / 0 comments

Are you planning a trip to the USA? There’s so much to see and do, from coast to coast (not to mention Alaska and Hawaii). Whether you come to the US for a culinary extravaganza, to visit a specific place, to relax at the beach, to play at a theme park, or to visit friends and family, here are 5 things you need to know:

 

A Complete Guide to Disney’s The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

by Kathryn Blanco / Oct 01, 2014 / 0 comments

An exciting new addition to the parks has now officially opened - the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train! The final installment in the major Fantasyland expansion, the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, a mild coaster that takes you through the story of the Seven Dwarfs, is highly anticipated and has great expectations attached to it. Does this new ride measure up?

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Who Killed John F. Kennedy?

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy; interprets the Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza; and presents contemporary culture within the context of presidential history

Why I love Chiang Mai

by Lars Wagoner /
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Sep 29, 2014 / 0 comments

Chiang Mai: my favorite Thai city! I love Chiang Mai because it is so diverse, quirky, and fun all at the same time. I can prove it to you with a few pictures I took around this amazing city.

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Kid-Friendly Foods to Try in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Stretching far enough that on some nights the Aurora Borealis dance in the sky, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula seems like a world apart—literally. The 5-mile long Mackinac Bridge links the U.P. to the rest of Michigan. The U.P.

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Why You Should Vacation with your Family

My cousin Karl said it well, “There’s a reason Kruegers have been coming to Port Austin since the 1940s,” and it’s not just because Port Austin, Michigan is great. Which it is. It’s pretty damn great.

Beautiful Views in Lotofen, Norway

by Benny Hoynes /
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Sep 08, 2014 / 0 comments

Lofoten is worth a visit if you are travelling to northern Norway! Take a look...

Gorgeous scenery in Lofoten, Norway. Photographer Benny Høynes

Gorgeous scenery in Lofoten, Norway. Photographer Benny Høynes

Traverse City Wine Country: Fall Colors and the Perfect Grapes

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Sep 06, 2014 / 1 comments

In summertime, the highlands of Michigan’s Traverse City region are thick with cherry trees, their branches bowed down with bright red fruit. But when autumn arrives, everyone’s attention turns to a different crop.

The Perfect Fall Colors Weekend Getaway: Traverse City

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Sep 03, 2014 / 0 comments

Even though I am a lifelong resident of the Midwest, I’m still stunned by the gorgeous fall color extravaganza that nature puts on. Each year, we plan several getaways to fully explore the fall colors in Michigan.  The reflections of the oranges and reds on the calm, still lakes in Michigan are unsurpassed for the essence of fall beauty.

 

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