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Alton Bay Seaplane Base is the only ice runway in the continental U.S. When the ice is strong enough on New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee, the FAA allows locals to plow a runway.
In remembrance of Leonard Nimoy who died last week, Canadians have revived the Spock $5. Those are Canadian $5 bills altered to show a pretty good facsimile of Nimoy's Spock.
"I think it's a terrible critical sin to try to be different," says Robert C...
One of rock music's most loved, feared and prolific scribes, the 72-year-old Christgau says he knew early on that he liked criticism better than journalism: "I didn't want to get into people's faces."
Monsoon clouds loom over New Delhi, the city at the center of Raj Kamal Jha'...
In his novel She Will Build Him a City, Raj Kamal Jha weaves the reality he sees as a journalist in New Delhi — where many gravitate looking for a better future — into a fictional, magical world.
How do siblings get around the "no touching" rule during the Ebola outbreak ...
He's an epidemiologist. She's a nurse. And both of them felt compelled to head off to West Africa to battle the virus.
Julissa Arce's tourist visa expired when she was 14. She excelled in high sc...
Julissa Arce was a stellar student and an even better financial analyst, but she was scared to go to work every day. "Maybe today's the day someone's going to find out," she feared.