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  • Universal Studios: Halloween Horror Nights goes with 'The Thing'

    Universal Studios: Halloween Horror Nights goes 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 Carpenter film...
  • Ozone or Nozone?

    Ozone or Nozone?
    You might have heard the hole in the ozone is closing. Time Magazine mentioned it. That'd be big news... if it were true. Back in the 80s, Scientists discovered a hole in the ozone layer 10 miles up over Antarctica. They figured out one big cause was...
  • Marshfield MO student explores in Antarctica

    Marshfield MO student explores in Antarctica
    MARSHFIELD, Mo. -- A high school student is on a trip of a lifetime, but not to where you might expect. Taylor Barth left Christmas morning for a place that only a few people have braved to go: Antarctica. Almost 98 percent of it is covered by ice,...
  • Marshfield MO student calls the Ozarks from Antarctica

    Marshfield MO student calls the Ozarks from Antarctica
    ANARCTICA -- A Marshfield High School student got the trip of a lifetime.  Taylor Barth is traveling to Antarctica with 60 other students from around the world. He called KY3 News from a glacier to talk about his adventure. "Right now we just stepped...
  • Daniel Claude Carmichael, Jr

    Daniel Claude Carmichael, Jr. was born in Marion County, South Carolina on March 2, 1922.  He passed peacefully with his family by his side on January 16, 2011, in Pasadena, California, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.  The second of seven...
  • Marshfield MO student shares photos of adventure in Antarctica

    Marshfield MO student shares photos of adventure in Antarctica
    MARSHFIELD, Mo -- A Marshfield High School student is back home after a two-week long trip to Antarctica.  Taylor Barth had a little rough patch when he got back.  He wasn't able to go back to school because he was sick.  Once he healed, however, he...
  • Striped Icebergs and Frozen Waves? Not Quite

    Striped Icebergs and Frozen Waves? Not Quite
    A chain e-mail is going around once again that has many people in West Michigan asking FOX 17 Weather if the photos in it are real. Last winter, photos started circulating on the Internet claiming giant icebergs with amazing striped patterns are...
  • Alaska Eagle hits fog and a bar

    Alaska Eagle hits fog and a bar
    ABOARD THE ALASKA EAGLE, off South Georgia Island — With 30 knots of wind behind us, Alaska Eagle was flying along at 11 knots. Suddenly we found ourselves in fog with 200 feet of visibility. "Up for ice!" Peter called from the mast. As we quickly...
  • 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...
  • In The Pipeline: A beautiful prize: Antarctica

    In The Pipeline: A beautiful prize: Antarctica
    "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." So goes one of...
  • Metro Man Stuck on Damaged Antarctic Cruise Ship

    Metro Man Stuck on Damaged Antarctic Cruise Ship
    Chris Seigler had already visited every continent on the planet except Antarctica, and the Independence resident was on his way home from the icy land when the ship he was on ran into some of the most impressive waves you are ever likely to see. Now, his...
  • December 27: Your Money Matters - Make Your Travel Count

    December 27: Your Money Matters - Make Your Travel Count
    Grannies on Safari For tips and more from the Grannies: www.granniesonsafari.com The Linking Dreams Project was developed out of the desire of the South African Consulate of Chicago to engage people in a project that will inspire the dreams and...