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  • 11-year-old has run marathons on all seven continents

    On one recent Saturday morning, Tara Toocheck hurried to log onto Skype and talk to her son, Nikolas, halfway around the world.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio gets a climate-change gig with the U.N.

    Leonardo DiCaprio gets a climate-change gig with the U.N.
    Leonardo DiCaprio will be the face of the United Nations' effort to raise awareness of its climate change efforts.  The "Wolf of Wall Street" star was bestowed the rather weighty-sounding title of "Messenger of Peace" on Tuesday, courtesy of Secretary-...

    Fragile ozone layer shows first sign of recovery: U.N.

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The ozone layer that shields life from cancer-causing solar rays is showing its first sign of recovery after years of dangerous depletion, a U.N. study said on Wednesday, in a rare piece of good news on the environment. Experts said it...

    Antarctica Cruises, Tours To Prague, Czech Republic, Budapest

    Antarctica Cruises, Tours To Prague, Czech Republic, Budapest
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: >>Aurora Expeditions is offering a 15 percent discount on two of its Antarctica cruises. With the discount, the Nov. 3 departure of the...

    Blue whales of California are back to historical levels, study finds

    Blue whales of California are back to historical levels, study finds
    Good news, whale lovers: A new analysis suggests that there are as many blue whales living off the coast of California as there were before humans started hunting them to near extinction 110 years ago. Today, there are roughly 2,200 blue whales who...