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Antarctica

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  • Universal Studios: Halloween Horror Nights with ‘The Thing’

     
    Universal Studios has revealed a theme for one of its haunted houses for its annual Halloween Horror Nights event. It will be tied to “The Thing,” a film distributed by Universal Pictures set to open Oct. 14. It's a prequel to the 1982 John...
  • What happened to Happy Feet?

     
    On Labor Day, the Herald Sun of Melbourne and Victoria in Australia released a story and video of Happy Feet, an emperor penguin that was released back into the wild two months after coming ashore in New Zealand. To monitor his progress, he was fitted...
  • Asteroid YU55 to swing close by Earth on Tuesday. Can we see it?

     
    Asteroid: Asteroid YU55 will come within about 200,000 miles of Earth on Tuesday. But will we be able to see it?...
  • Massive new iceberg forming -- right now -- in Antarctica

     
    Iceberg: NASA scientists working on Operation IceBridge have discovered a massive crack in the ice shelf in Antarctica....
  • SeaWorld Orlando: More details about expansion attractions

     
    brightcove.createExperiences(); Here are additional details in the wake of  the SeaWorld Orlando expansion news this week.  Above is a video of myself and business reporter Jason Garcia chatting about what it all means — and resisting the urge to...
  • Japan to release three activists who boarded whaling vessel

     
    Three Australian anti-whaling protesters detained after boarding a Japanese vessel in the Indian Ocean will be released to Australian authorities, the government in Canberra announced Tuesday....
  • Picture it: Scenes from SeaWorld Orlando and its Bands, Brew & BBQ fest

     
    I made a stop by SeaWorld Orlando this weekend to take in some Bands, Brew & BBQ festival atmosphere. (I have solved my mental block about which order those B's go buy this device: “Brew is their middle name” a la the previous owners.) ...
  • “Planet Earth” filmmakers impress again with Discovery Channel’s “Frozen Planet”

     
    As I post this article from my office in Wisconsin, it's a cloudy, late February day, with temperatures in the low 30s and a chance for a cold rain later today. Certainly not the most pleasant of conditions, but also hardly worth complaining about after...
  • Art review: 'Alighieri Boetti by Afghan Women' at UCLA Fowler Museum

     
    Christopher Knight reviews the embroidered textiles in "Alighiero Boetti by Afghan Women" at the UCLA Fowler Museum...
  • VOD Spotlight: The penguins return in “Happy Feet Two”

     
    It’s cold, really cold, and until recently, the Antarctic was the real final frontier on Earth. But as cameras became more forgiving of its harsh weather, documentary film crews began braving the elements and collecting dramatic footage of the...
  • Dorothy (Dot) Jurukov

      Dorothy (Dot) Jurukov  (May 13, 1922- June 17, 2011) Dorothy (Dot) Jurukov passed away at the age of 89 on June 17 at Ardenville in Burbank after a valiant, seven year battle against Alzheimer’s disease.  She is survived by her husband Andon,...
  • Amazing wildlife at the edge of the world

    Amazing wildlife at the edge of the world
    ABOARD THE ALASKA EAGLE, anchored at South Georgia Island — We've spent the last week exploring the southern half of this extraordinary sub-Antarctic island. Our days have consisted of sailing to a new anchorage in the mornings and going ashore in...