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Don’t Let Their Youth Fool You, These Youngsters Impacted the Volvo Ocean Race

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Don’t Let Their Youth Fool You, These Youngsters Impacted the Volvo Ocean Race

Source: Scuttlebutt Sailing News/Volvo Ocean Race Media - February 24, 2017

Age is just a number, right? Well, yes, according to some of the sailors who’ve tackled the world’s toughest ocean test. They say ‘if you’re more…

Brevard County Ocean Rescue to Host Lifeguard Tryouts

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Brevard County Ocean Rescue to Host Lifeguard Tryouts

Source: Space Coast Daily - February 23, 2017

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Ocean Rescue will host the first of two open tryouts for seasonal lifeguards on Saturday, March 4.

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Man Survives 4 Hours in Winter Waters Before Being Rescued by Coast Guard in Massachusetts

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Man Survives 4 Hours in Winter Waters Before Being Rescued by Coast Guard in Massachusetts

Source: Fox61/Doug Stewart - February 22, 2017

YARMOUTH, Mass. -- What began as a test run of his new 14 foot aluminum boat turned into hours of simply trying to survive.

Arthur more…

Hidden Eighth Continent Discovered in the South Pacific

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Hidden Eighth Continent Discovered in the South Pacific

Source: LiveScience/Tia Ghose - February 20, 2017

Earth has eight continents, and world maps should reflect this, geologists say.

The eighth, a lost continent called Zealandia, isn't a huge landmass that geographers have somehow more…

The Cockeyed Squid Survives the Twilight Zone Thanks to Mismatched Eyes

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The Cockeyed Squid Survives the Twilight Zone Thanks to Mismatched Eyes

Source: LiveScience/Laura Geggel - February 17, 2017

As its name implies, the cockeyed squid has some peculiar peepers: One is small and black, and the other is exceptionally large and yellow. Now, more…

The Entrepreneurship Lessons This Venture Capitalist Learned While Rowing Across the Arctic Ocean

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The Entrepreneurship Lessons This Venture Capitalist Learned While Rowing Across the Arctic Ocean

Source: Entrepreneur/Collin West - February 16, 2017

New frontiers have become harder to find than the adventurers who used to seek them. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t still out there.

As more…

Father and Two Sons Sail Across the Atlantic Ocean Together

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Father and Two Sons Sail Across the Atlantic Ocean Together

Source: The Post and Courier/Derrek Asberry - February 14, 2017

Roughly 2,000 miles into the Atlantic Ocean aboard a boat on its way to Puerto Rico, James Island resident Bruce Stoehr enjoyed freshly-caught mahi-mahi over more…

Royal Navy Saves 14 Sailors From Stranded Racing Yacht

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Royal Navy Saves 14 Sailors From Stranded Racing Yacht

Source: The Telegraph - February 13, 2017

The skipper of a racing yacht has described the moment a "rogue wave" tore off its mast and left the crew stranded in the Atlantic Ocean for more…

Jonathan White Traveled the World to Understand the Ocean, And Has a Lot to Say About Maine

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Jonathan White Traveled the World to Understand the Ocean, And Has a Lot to Say About Maine

Source: Bangor Daily News/Aislinn Sarnacki - February 10, 2017

The ocean is a part of our lives here in Maine, a state with a rugged coastline measuring more than 3,500 miles. In fact, many more…

The Interesting Heritage Found at the Bottom of the Detroit River

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The Interesting Heritage Found at the Bottom of the Detroit River

Source: Daily Mail/Forrest Hanson - February 9, 2017

Beneath metropolitan Detroit lies a treasure trove of historical artifacts: war cannons and ships are only some of the unique items that have been found.
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