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From 'Pass the Bacon' to 'Airport Mary': Wackos on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 04.12.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Many decades ago, in the former Yugoslavia, I came across a young British tour guide who was beside herself, almost literally tearing her hair out. On...

Dodging Muggers, Bandit Ambushes and Tribal Warfare in Papua New Guinea: Travel Troubles on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 11.29.2013 | Travel
Mike Arkus

I first realised this was not a run-of-the-mill trip when the driver taking me from the airport to the Kavieng Club hotel drove smartly past the front...

PHOTOS: Hundreds Of Incredible New Species Discovered

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SYDNEY (AP) -- A thumbnail-sized frog with a long snout, a brilliant green katydid with bright pink eyes and a mouse with a white-tipped tail are amon...