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Life on the Water or Life in the Trees? The Best Two Ways to Explore the Amazon River

Laura Grier | Posted 09.17.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

The Amazon to me has always been sort of a mythical, exotic place I had heard about first as a young child. I had always been told stories about the...

What Possessions Were Salvaged From Hurricane Sandy?

Posted 09.09.2015 | Home

The Astin family was living peacefully in Rockaway, New York when Hurricane Sandy struck, destroying their home and way of life. Instead of rebuilding...

How Do The Astin Kids Go To School At Sea?

Posted 09.09.2015 | Home

The Astin family was living peacefully in Rockaway, New York when Hurricane Sandy struck, destroying their home and way of life. Instead of rebuilding...

Hurricane Sandy Puts Perspective Into Survivors' Lives

Posted 09.08.2015 | Home

The Astin family was living peacefully in Rockaway, New York when Hurricane Sandy struck, destroying their home and way of life. Instead of rebuilding...

What Do Kids Who Live On A Boat Do For Fun?

Posted 09.08.2015 | Home

The Astin family was living peacefully in Rockaway, New York when Hurricane Sandy struck, destroying their home and way of life. Instead of rebuilding...

How Does A Family On A Boat Make A Living?

Posted 09.08.2015 | Home

The Astin family was living peacefully in Rockaway, New York when Hurricane Sandy struck, destroying their home and way of life. Instead of rebuilding...

What Strengths Did The Astin Family Find From Hurricane Sandy?

Posted 09.08.2015 | Home

The Astin family was living peacefully in Rockaway, New York when Hurricane Sandy struck, destroying their home and way of life. Instead of rebuilding...

When You're Living On A Boat And You Have A Fight, Where Do You Go?

Posted 09.09.2015 | Home

The Astin family was living peacefully in Rockaway, New York when Hurricane Sandy struck, destroying their home and way of life. Instead of rebuilding...

The Astin Family - Hurricane Survivors

Posted 09.08.2015 | Home

The Astin family was living peacefully in Rockaway, New York when Hurricane Sandy struck, destroying their home and way of life. Instead of rebuilding...

How Did The Hurricane Sandy Survivors Pull Through In The Aftermath?

Posted 09.08.2015 | Home

The Astin family was living peacefully in Rockaway, New York when Hurricane Sandy struck, destroying their home and way of life. Instead of rebuilding...

Mondays With Marlo - The Family That Survived Hurricane Sandy

Posted 09.09.2015 | Home

Jarad and Christel Astin were musicians, parents to two young daughters, and happy residents of the beachside town of Far Rockaway, New York. But ever...

Oddest Fund-Raising Campaigns

MoneyTips | Posted 09.01.2015 | Weird News
MoneyTips

Here are just a few of the many interesting crowdfunding campaigns, ranging from the tasteless to the worthless to the just plain strange.

Intruders Enjoyed Fast Food, Selfies On Boat While Family Slept: Cops

Associated Press | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 08.31.2015 | Weird News

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) -- Police in Connecticut have charged two people they say broke into a boat at a Norwalk marina to enjoy a fast food meal and tak...

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Jan and Apryl Nebozenko, Houseboat Denizens

Ian Spanier | Posted 06.06.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Considering abandoning a house they were building, the Nebozenkos began to think a houseboat might be a better solution, even if only temporaril...

On the Trail of the Whales: Kodiak, Last Chance Island

Doreen Walton | Posted 04.28.2015 | Green
Doreen Walton

Our trip began gloriously. The whales in Mexico behaved as though they'd been waiting for us to arrive before starting their journey. They blew bubbles, bumped our boat, and poked up their noses within kissing distance.

Man Missing At Sea For Nearly Two Weeks Found Safe Off The Coast Of Hawaii

AP | Posted 02.09.2015 | Good News

HONOLULU (AP) -- A 67-year-old boater missing at sea for 12 days is on his way to shore after being found uninjured 64 miles south of Honolulu. The...

Man Missing At Sea For Nearly Two Weeks Found Safe Off The Coast Of Hawaii

Associated Press | Posted 12.10.2014 | Good News

HONOLULU (AP) — A 67-year-old boater missing at sea for 12 days is on his way to shore after being found uninjured 64 miles south of Honolulu. Th...

From the Fishing Boat to the Classroom

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 12.14.2014 | Education
Naphtali Hoff

When it comes to teaching, there are two sides: the part that we sign up for (engagement, relationships, imparting wisdom, etc.) and the "necessary evils" (lesson planning, grading, meetings, supervision, etc.) that we can all do without.

Ahoy, Matey! Enjoy a Nautical Theme -- Without Being Trapped on an Overcrowded Cruise Ship

Oyster | Posted 08.31.2014 | Travel
Oyster

While a nautical theme can make for fun hotel decor all year round, we can't help but enjoy it a little more in the summer when the timing feels particularly fitting.

Little Girl Saves Capsized Boat With Her Crazy Legs

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.08.2014 | Weird News

Unless you are living a seaborne lifestyle, you probably don't run into the "oh man, my boat has capsized again" problem very often. But this Baja...

Voyage of the New World

Mark Eveleigh | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Mark Eveleigh

Her looks might be respectfully olde-worlde but Dunia Baru (New World) has brought hundreds of years of Sulawesi shipbuilding traditions to a level of near-perfection.

An Ode to Rebel Parents

Dana H. Glazer | Posted 06.10.2014 | Parents
Dana H. Glazer

Like all good rebels, rebel parents challenge our hyper-protective, fear-ingrained, consumer-driven lives, and frankly, I think we are a lot better off with them throwing caution to the wind than we are with the more pervasive absentee or "helicopter" parents.

What Does The Boat Say?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | Comedy

"I liked the part where he said BRWABLGABLWRABRABLA," says one YouTube commenter. We 100% agree. Via Tastefully Offensive...

"Gone Fishing"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 10.22.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima If legendary composer George Gershwin had also been a fisherman, one of his greatest works might have been "Porgy and Bass." I could...

'This Guy Really Delivers'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.15.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

With apologies to Nathaniel Hawthorne, who is dead and can't sue me, I live in the House of the Three Gables. When the vent in the main one, the Clark gable, was gone with the wind after a recent storm, my wife, Sue, asked me to fix it.