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  • Whitewater Wonder: David Silk, 16, A Top Freestyle Kayaker

    EAST GRANBY — Every year, David Silk's parents would let him take a day off from school to do something fun. They'd get to the end of their driveway and instead of driving him to school, they'd surprise him and head to the Museum of Science in Boston or go fishing.
  • Daring German sea raiders bring World War I to Hampton Roads

    The United States was still 3,000 miles and two years away from the horrors of the Great War in Europe during the spring of 1915. But when an audacious German commerce raider eluded its pursuers and anchored off Newport News Shipbuilding — drawing...

    Catching fish spares birds and jets at Orlando airport

    Catching fish spares birds and jets at Orlando airport
    One way to prevent birds from smacking into planes at Orlando International Airport is to catch trophy bass and bluegills, and not with a hook and worm. On a recent morning, as jets erupted skyward just beyond the curtain of trees ringing Mud Lake,...

    Jewels of the sea from French Polynesia's Gambier Islands

    Jewels of the sea from French Polynesia's Gambier Islands
    It was harvest time in this remote archipelago where French Polynesians produce the South Seas' most treasured pearls. After flying almost five hours over the empty Pacific, the turboprop carrying me and a scattering of passengers tilted for landing,...

    Shorter showers? Nine more ways the state has to change its water ways

    Shorter showers? Nine more ways the state has to change its water ways
    Heading into the fourth summer of drought, water agencies are looking for ways to get Californians to conserve at home. Tear out lawns. Install low-flow toilets. Irrigate with gray water. But what should the whole state be doing? Opinion asked nine...