A Big Crack Threatens the Panama Canal Expansion – VIDEO – gCaptain

A Big Crack Threatens the Panama Canal Expansion – VIDEO – gCaptain

Water seeps through concrete in one of the chambers of the Cocoli Locks in the Panama Canal. A crack has formed in the concrete of one of the new locks of the expanded Panama Canal that could potentially threaten the delivery of the project as scheduled. The crack formed in what is known as the Read More

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In Spain, Entire Villages Are Up For Sale — And They’re Going Cheap

The abandoned village of O Penso, in northwest Spain, is for sale for about $230,000. The last resident died a decade ago. The village includes 100 acres with half a dozen houses, two sprawling farms with room for 70 cattle and a stand-alone bread-making kitchen. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption itoggle caption Lauren Frayer Read More

‘I’m Outta Here!’ Why 2 Million Americans Quit Every Month (And 5 Steps to Turn the Epidemic Around) – Forbes

‘I’m Outta Here!’ Why 2 Million Americans Quit Every Month (And 5 Steps to Turn the Epidemic Around) – Forbes

I recently discovered an alarming fact—even in a climate of business uncertainty and an unemployment rate of 7.8 percent, more than 2 million Americans are voluntarily leaving their jobs every month. The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics calls the category “Quits.” While the percentage of overall turnover has remained relatively steady at approximately Read More

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April 23 How To Build Your Own Mast Steps Nikeboat refit, DIY, DIY mast steps, how to, mast steps, refit, refitting a sailboat, Reinke Super 10, sailingREFIT, VIDEONo Comments When I bought my good old Karl, he did not have any mast steps. There was a chair that you could be pulled up the mast Read More

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Take FLYTE: How You Can Help Students Get a Better Education and Travel More

Travel is a powerful agent for change. It broadens our horizons and helps us find our purpose. Think about the first time you traveled overseas. Remember those feelings of freedom, possibility, and excitement you had? Remember what got you hooked and made you say “I need to do more of this!”? Think about how travel Read More

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A Lesson in Kindess While Hitchhiking Through Iceland

“Where are you going?” he asked from the driver’s seat. “Thingeyri,” I replied. A confused look appeared on the man’s face. “Thingeyri,” I said again, this time changing the intonation in my voice. “Ahh, Thingeyri! Yes, I can take you there!” I had been standing alone by the side of the road for two hours, Read More

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Confession: I’m Terrified of Flying

I have a confession to make: I hate flying. It scares the living shit out of me. This is how my typical airport experience goes: Before the flight: “I can’t wait to get on a plane and relax and watch some movies. This is going to be great!” During take off: “Why are we turning Read More

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Top surf beaches | CNN Travel

Get wet and try not to wipe out, at these 50 best surf spots. Whether you like rocky cliff faces, standing in awe at the pros charging some of the best waves in the world or getting lost searching for little-known breaks, we have you covered with everything from epic waves to beautiful, small glassy Read More

World’s 50 best surf spots – CNN.com

World’s 50 best surf spots – CNN.com

Story highlights “Surfing Magazine” editors helped compile this list of world’s best surf spots Supertubes in Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa, is the best right-hand ride in the world You don’t have to be a surfer to enjoy the sport’s culture and laid-back locations Wadi Adventure’s “surf pool” in the UAE is the only artificial surf Read More