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  • Oregonian thrown off 3,000-foot cliff - for fun
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:34:50 GMT
    Blake Burwell arose in Norway one morning last June bent on adding a little spice to the increasingly tedious task of jumping off a 3,000-foot cliff. "I woke up that morning and thought, let's try something new," says Burwell....
  • Oregonian thrown off 3,000-foot cliff - for fun
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:07:28 GMT
    Blake Burwell arose in Norway one morning last June bent on adding a little spice to the increasingly tedious task of jumping off a 3,000-foot cliff. "I woke up that morning and thought, let's try something new," says Burwell....
  • Lafayette commencement speaker only blind person to summit Mt. Everest
    published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:08:26 GMT
    The only blind person to summit Mt. Everest has been selected as the keynote speaker for Lafayette College's 180th commencement....
  • Oregonian gains fame for being thrown off 3,000-foot cliff
    published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:15:53 GMT
    In this Feb 23. 2015 photo, Blake Burwell, 31, shows off his wing suit at his home in Talent, Ore. "I'm not thinking about life or death," says Burwell, who has had seven friends die in jumps since he started....
  • Drawn to dangerous feats
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:09:15 GMT
    Climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson celebrate with loved ones after their historic summit of the Dawn Wall route on Yosemite's El Capitan. The sport of climbing has reached astonishing new heights....
  • 5 Things You Need To Know Today in Framingham: February 20
    published on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:05:35 GMT
    Click here for a slideshow of photos. 2. Yesterday, President Obama announced the National Park Service will give all fourth graders and their families free admission to national parks for a full year....
  • Racial Divide In California's State Parks Could Squander Future Funding
    published on Thu, 05 Feb 2015 23:07:24 GMT
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  • Lots of people don't watch the Super Bowl. What do they do instead?
    published on Sun, 01 Feb 2015 04:01:29 GMT
    OK, the NFL estimates that about 110 million people plan to watch today's Super Bowl game, which is a lot. But it means that way more than half the country won't tune in....
  • Wild & Scenic Film Festival Will Present 16 Environmental Documentaries
    published on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 05:11:32 GMT
    The Evanston Environmental Association's Wild & Scenic Film Festival will showcase 16 of the world's best environmental documentaries-featuring stories about anti-fracking heroes, beautiful birdsongs, a courageous surfer, a slimy snail, and one of the nation's greatest environmental victories. The EEA, the independent nonprofit organization that supports the Evanston Ecology Center, is the Chicago area's presenter of selections from the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, the nation's largest e...