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Snorkeling With Seals in the Galapagos

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.24.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Most of us put on our swimsuits as soon as we're unpacked, and rummage through a box of masks and flippers. "You will be snorkeling with sea lions," warns Gabriel Ribadeneira, our naturalist and guide.

Town Swimming Pools: A Suburban Paradise

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Bonni Brodnick

From an aerial view, swimming pools are turquoise jewels amidst neighborhood landscapes. And whether the pools are in-ground, above-ground, on the roof, in the basement or at the country club, these welcoming aquatic basins have been attracting swimmers for thousands of years.

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Investors Cash In On Foreclosed Homes

HuffingtonPost.com | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 06.10.2011 | Business

Mary Jane McGraw knew her foreclosure ordeal was over when a man showed up on her doorstep and told her that her home in Oak Park, Calif., had been so...

Philippe Croizon, English Channel Swimmer, Attempts Crossing As Quadruple Amputee

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS (AP)— A Frenchman whose arms and legs were amputated is attempting to swim across the English Channel using leg prostheses that have flippers ...

Hurt Sea Turtle Gets Plastic Flippers (VIDEO)

National Geographic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A loggerhead sea turtle seemingly injured by a shark was recently fitted with "trial" prosthetics as part of efforts to give the rare animal fully fun...

Bronfman Flips Fifth Avenue Apartment

New York Times | Dealbook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Private equity bosses are constantly fighting off criticism that they are "flippers," buying companies and quickly selling them for a profit without a...