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California Coast To Feel Brunt Of Sea Level Rise
2011-09-14 10:51:12

  Picturesque beach towns up and down the coast of California may be facing hefty economic losses caused by rising ocean levels in the next century, according to a new state-commissioned study funded by the California Department of Boating and Waterways and conducted by economists at San Francisco State University. The study examines the cost of both coastal storm damage and erosion which are expected to increase as average coastal sea levels rise. Economists also expect impacts on...

2011-02-21 00:10:42

VeniceMagazineOnline.com, the online companion to Venice Magazine, continues to expand its free online content. Visitors to the site can now search for things to do in Venice, Florida and read features from past issues of the magazine, the premier lifestyle publication for and about this charming Mainstreet City on Florida's Gulf Coast. Venice, FL (PRWEB) February 19, 2011 VeniceMagazineOnline.Com, the most complete online source for anyone interested in Venice, Florida, continues to...

2009-12-03 13:00:00

ALYS BEACH, Fla., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Alys Beach--Florida's premiere beach resort town--announced that it will host the third annual "Digital Graffiti" festival on Saturday, June 12, 2010. Digital Graffiti (www.digitalgraffiti.com) is the world's first outdoor projection art festival, with artists using the latest technologies to project original video art onto the resort town's iconic white walls and rooftops. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091203/CL20704) "No where...

2009-07-10 10:24:05

The Harajuku District in Tokyo topped a California-based travel Web site's list of the top five destinations for people watching. VirtualTourist.com said the Harajuku District makes for a colorful Sunday afternoon as the streets fill with young people dressed in costumes both artistic and bizarre. The No. 2 spot for people watching as chosen by the Web site was London's Heathrow Airport for the vast diversity of the travelers passing through the British transportation hub. Venice Beach in...

2008-07-20 09:00:24

By STACY PARKER By Stacy Parker Correspondent oceanfront Virginia Beach's path to paradise meanders not through the sand, but along the Boardwalk. Benefits of wave-watching, breathing salt air, checking out people, experiencing live entertainment and exercising along the three-mile Oceanfront walkway has been recognized nationally. The Oceanfront's Boardwalk has been ranked one of the top 10 boardwalks in America, by Sherman's Travel, a national travel guide magazine. It made...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).