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10 Beautiful Canal Towns (That Aren't Venice) | Posted 10.07.2015 | Travel

When it comes to a romantic punt along a canal, Venice, Italy is always top of mind. But plenty of other cities around the world are built around enchanting canal systems. Here are 10 of the most beautiful canal towns that aren't Venice.

Nicaragua Canal Construction To Begin This Year

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua's government says the construction of the nation's inter-ocean canal will start at the end of this year, contrad...

Panama Canal Expansion Project May Come To A Halt

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

PANAMA CITY, Panama (AP) — The consortium at the heart of a historic Panama Canal expansion project threatened on Wednesday to suspend work due to f...

Not Everyone Is On Board With The Nicaragua Canal

AP | LUIS MANUEL GALEANO and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN | Posted 12.14.2013 | Latino Voices

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Six months after the Sandinista government granted a Chinese businessman a 100-year concession to build a vast canal acros...

Nicaragua Approves Major Shipping Project

AP | Posted 08.13.2013 | Green

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A proposal to build a massive rival to the Panama Canal across the middle of Nicaragua was overwhelmingly backed by lawmak...

Nicaragua Fast Tracks Major Project

AP | LUIS GALEANO | Posted 08.08.2013 | Latino Voices

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Nicaragua is trying to revive a centuries-old dream of building an inter-ocean canal, a project experts say could take 11 y...

Sex in Afghanistan, Religion in China and Debunking Goldman Sachs at the Sunnyside Documentary Festival

Vivian Norris | Posted 09.01.2012 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

French filmmakers and funders defend auteur-driven works, finance documentaries that ask tough questions, and fight back against a mainstreaming of factual filmmaking, is one of the strong suits of Sunnyside.

6-Year-Old Girl Found Dead, Sexually Assaulted In Utah Canal

AP | WHITNEY PHILLIPS and PAUL FOY | Posted 06.29.2012 | Crime

WEST JORDAN, Utah -- A 6-year-old girl found dead in a canal near her home was sexually assaulted, and authorities are now searching for a suspect, po...

Touring Burgundy By Barge

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 08.18.2012 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Our boat traveled upstream from Fleury-sur-Ouche to Escommes, on the southern portion of the Burgundy Canal.

Fixing the Everglades: Looking for Wisdom in An Artificial Swamp

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Joseph B. Treaster

Researchers have designed open-air laboratories that are big enough for birds and fish to come in and react to what is going on. They become part of the experiment.

A Fun Story From Florida

Karin Luisa | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karin Luisa

Last night, I decided to go jump in the canal for one final late night swim before going to bed. But when I turn around to swim back to the dock I don't see anything that looks familiar.