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Like Spiderman in paradise, this climber is one of many who seek out toeholds amid the rocky caves surrounding Tonsai Beach in southern Thailand, a renowned climber “hangout.” More »

Photography by Michael Nolan / SpecialistStock / Aurora Photos

It’s said that slow and steady wins the race, but the real victor is he who comes face-to-face with a green sea turtle. More »

 

 

Today’s Daily Escape is Paria Canyon in Page, Arizona. More »

Photograph by Cliff Leight / Aurora Photo

You’ve probably heard of paragliding, and you may even know a bit about falconry … but we’re guessing you’ve never heard of the new sport that’s a fusion of the 2: parahawking.

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Attention cubicle nomads and desk travelers: Google announced yesterday that their ever-popular street view now includes updated panoramic images of the Antarctic wilderness.

New Fortuna Glacier, 1915 / photographed by Frank Hurley

Google launched the first street view images of the Antarctic in September 2012, but the search giant  added panoramic imagery of historic Antarctic locations as part of their World Wonders project, with which Google hopes to bring modern and ancient wonders to people’s desktops. You can find even more world wonders with our collection of World Heritage Sites photo galleries.

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Humpback whales at Virginia Beach

We’ve loved them ever since we saw them burst onto the scene in those cheesy insurance commercials. And heard their cool underwater vocals. Now it’s your chance to get up close and personal with the whale family’s most beloved member: the humpback.

This winter, Virginia Beach has reported double the sightings of humpback whales over last year. More than 30 have been spotted since late December, as little as 2 miles off the coast. Local marine biologists have been naming the frequent visitors — Woodpecker, Batcave and Literal, among them – who are typically too young to head south to the West Indies for the calving and mating season. Instead, they’ve been arriving from the northern Bay of Fundy (between Maine and Nova Scotia) – and sticking around in larger-than-usual numbers.

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